Vijay Patel

Financial Controller - Looking for a New Position

Ex GE Financial Manager - 13 Years
Available for Immediate Start, California, USA

Holding Company

Professional Summary

Open to new opportunities for immediate start.. Feel free to contact me at 951-264-2218 or email at vijay777patel@gmail.com.

Seasoned Finance Professional with mixed public and private experience across a broad range of functional areas, including financial planning and analysis, forecasting, modeling and budgeting, financial reporting, accounting and controls, capital management and risk management. IT management skills include leading several ERP implementations across multi-site manufacturing operations. An effective communicator with solid work ethics, possessing a continuous improvement mindset and a collaborative leadership style that has been successfully delivering team goals with actionable analytics that supports operational decision-making.



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Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati

Industry Experience

    • Power Generation
    • Manufacturing

Interests/Hobbies

  • Encouraging greater use of renewable resources
  • Hiking
  • Home DIY Projects

Birthday

April 22

Experience

Ex GE Financial Manager - 13 Years
Available for Immediate Start, California, USA 91709
Financial Controller - Looking for a New Position
Holding Company
2008 - 2020
Business Unit Finance Head at a $1.3 Billion CAPEX Power Generation facility. Served as the functional leader on BU leadership teams, responsible for all core finance activities including financial and performance reporting, business forecasting, internal controls. Operational finance role focused on dissecting/analyzing business practices and product lines to identify and exploit opportunities for reducing costs, improving productivity, and enhancing profit performance.
Hubble Group - RW LYALL
Corona, California, USA 92883
Corporate Controller
Holding Company
2002 - 2008
Reporting to CFO with responsibility for day-to-day financial oversight for 2 manufacturing locations and 4 direct reports. Responsibility encompassed FP&A, Multi-State Taxes, Audit Management, AR/AP processes, Budgeting & Preparation of Rolling Forecasts. Led major upgrade to ERP system from Progress based architecture to SQL database operating on Microsoft .net technology.
Babcock Power - Thermal Engineering International
Los Angeles, California, USA 9022
Divisional Controller
Holding Company
1999 - 2002
Responsibility for 3 divisions, including budgeting, preparing consolidated financials, revising rolling forecasts, cash flow optimization, and development of a 9-member accounting team.

Education

B.Acc.Sci, Accounting 1996
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, California, United States

Professional Certifications

CPA Candidate
1996
Active

Associations and Societies

  • AICPA

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