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Joe Furmanek

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Accomplished finance, accounting and analytics professional who influences business performance through analytical insights and process improvements.

Expertise in influencing non-financial managers to commit to and align with financial expectations, execution standards and internal controls.

Continuously improve the speed and quality of decision support activities through lean process redesigns and leveraging new technology to deploy KPI / exception dashboards.

Routinely generate actionable insights, strategy frameworks and tactical plans for revenue / margin optimization, cost control, asset productivity and process efficiency.

Core Competencies:
Team and Organizational Development | Internal, External Communications
Planning & Analysis | Controllership | M&A Due Diligence and Integration
Global Close & Consolidations | System Conversions | Lean Process Redesign | SOX
Supply Chain Demand Planning | Category Management | Customer & Shopper Insights


Technical:
Syndicated data & tools: Nielsen, IMS Health, Household Panel, IRI, Spectra, MRI, NPD, Intactix

Business applications: Excel incl. lookups, pivot tables from SQL Server and Analysis Services cubes; PowerPivot; Visual Basic; PowerPoint; Word; Access; IBM Cognos TM1 (incl. Active Forms, Rules, Processes, Turbo Integrator); IBM Compass; Lawson GL; Hyperion HFM; Oracle EPM ; Hyperion SmartView; SAP; Microsoft Dynamics; Logility forecasting; Micro Strategy data warehouse; Restaurant Magic data warehouse