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CFO/Controller

San Diego
October 1, 2017
Brian ONeill
13 Saint Pierre Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679
949-735-1240 bdoneill@yahoo.com, www.linkedin.com/in/bdoneill/



Highly successful finance professional, accomplished at performing comprehensive financial analysis, forecasting, financial modeling, and internal control tracking to support short- and long-range strategic plans and operating budgets. Exemplary capabilities in cost accounting and manufacturing variance analysis, cash management, payroll, business leadership, acquisitions, fund accounting and non-profit accounting, business system implementations and GAAP compliance.



EXPERIENCE:

YMCA of Orange and Riverside Counties (CFO) 1/17 9/17
 Chief financial officer for the $40M 1,300 employee, 100 field sites non-profit.
 Supervised and manage a staff of six
 Member of executive leadership group and support the finance committee of the BOD
 Installed new budgeting and reporting software, BI360
 Prepared the operating budget and capex budget
 Oversee the annual audit
 Introduced lean concepts and lean-based problem-solving techniques

Beckman Coulter, Brea, CA (Plant Controller, Porterville/Chatsworth, CA) 2014 1/17 A Danaher company, Leader in Medical Diagnostic & Life Sciences Instrumentation

 Controller for PCBA factory and Urinalysis DX instruments factory total employee 350
 Member of executive teams at both factories
 Full P/L responsibility for a $100M budget at standard cost
 Developed the operating and capital budgets, department budgets, and eight forecasts
 Responsible for all cost accounting activities, including annual standard cost build for more than 2,000 unique assemblies and instruments comprised of over 20,000 components
 Oversaw inventory reduction and MUV and PPV activities
 Uncovered significant overspend in two departments, reduced costs by 21%
 Adjusted labor and overhead rates to reflect accurate rates resulting in lower factory cost variances
 Presented monthly results to leadership
 Developed finance scenario modeling
 Tracked and reported daily plant financial KPIs including daily absorption rates, work-cell productivity and scrap

Gannett, McLean, VA (Controller, Tulare/Monterey Counties, CA) 2013 - 2014
Global Media (Public Company)

 Controller for two daily newspapers and several weekly papers
 Managed a staff of six accountants/ analysts, member of the operating committee
 Lead financial and operational strategist responsible for annual operating budgets and sales budgets, monthly close and presentations to superiors, rate analysis, GAAP and SOX compliance
 Established Operating Committee Instituted policy resulting in a reduction of revenue adjustments by 95% and inventory by 33%
 Consolidated department functions, which reduced operating expenses by 12%.

Freedom Comm./Churm Media, Santa Ana, CA (CFO/GM) 2004 2013
Magazine Division (CFO pre-ACQ/GM post-ACQ) (Acquired 2012)

 Managed and trained a staff of six accountants in two states
 Responsible for all accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cash flow analysis, credit management, GAAP compliance
 Presented monthly and annual financial statements
 Built and managed strategic partnerships
 Coordinated annual audits and counter-measured budget variances

 Managed human resources, established defined contribution plans and other EE benefit plans, created bonus plans for key employees, resolved staff conflict issues
 Managed owners comprehensive due diligence in a condensed period to prepare the company for successful acquisition and on time
 Oversaw a smooth transition for 35 employees in four departments to the acquiring company culture, protocols and policies
 Successfully launched a new bi-weekly magazine to become the largest magazine publisher on the west coast.
 Expanded company (Pre-Acquisition) from one brand to nine brands in two states in six years, which increased revenues from $700K a year to $10MM. Achieved record profit margins of 21%. Invested free cash flow to enhance company earnings
 Diversified revenues from one revenue stream to five streams, including print, digital, live events, custom content and marketing & public relations, which allowed the company to endure revenue fluctuations during turbulent economic condition
 Spearheaded acquisitions of three consumer titles including all financial due diligence, tripling revenue within seven years resulting in the largest advertising market share in Southern California in its class, totaling $10MM full-service multi-brand consumer media company serving 1.5MM readers/viewers
 Responsible for hiring of top-level talent in key positions, reorganized positions in every department resulting in labor savings of 44% and conducted performance reviews of every employee in the company
 Proficient with crisis management strategies resulting in renewed company profitability in the midst of a total industry and market collapse due to economic conditions

Controller and General Manager (1994 2004)

 Responsible for all general operations
 Set up full GL accounting and reporting systems
 Financial reporting to the CEO and private equity owners
 Created multiple reporting tools for all departments to improve speed and efficiency
 Managed outside audits. Managed Credit staff


SOFTWARE: Oracle ERP (manufacturing and OBI), SAP BPC and EPM, Great Plains, Sage Business Works, Sage 100, BI360

EDUCATION: State University of New York at Utica - Bachelor of Science: Business & Finance
Schenectady County Community College AA: Hotel Management

Other: Notary Public

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