Rosalind Pedersen CV Oct16

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Information about Rosalind Pedersen CV Oct16

Published on October 31, 2016

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1. 57 Cordwell Park, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5BE Tel 07834 084684 Rosalind Pedersen ACMA CGMA _______________________________________________________________________________________________ PROFILE / SKILLS _______________________________________________________________________________________________ CIMA qualified finance professional with over 25 years’ experience, including in a turnaround environment, in both commercial and public sectors. Seeking an interim role which will utilise existing skills as well as providing an opportunity to gain additional experience and responsibility.  Commercial, Not for Profit and Public Sector experience including NHS  Proven track record of financial management at a senior level in a variety of environments  An effective communicator at all levels, verbal and written, with Business Partnering experience  Builds excellent relationships with colleagues and stakeholders  Proactive, problem solver, hands-on and flexible  Thorough knowledge of financial and management accounting  Commercially focused and forward thinking  Shows attention to detail whilst taking into account strategic considerations  Staff management, including recruitment, managing performance and disciplinary issues  Competent in Excel (pivots, lookups, SUMIFS etc), Oracle, Sage, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Dynamics CRM, Navision XAL, Targit, Intellimax, Word, Access, COGNOS, Unison, Kerridge, ADS and Broadnet. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ EMPLOYMENT _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Jun 2016 – Date NHS Shropshire CCG Senior Finance Manager Seconded to Shropshire CCG on the request of the CCG’s CFO to offer senior finance support during the transition from the Deloitte turnaround team to an in-house Programme Management Office:  Finance lead for newly implemented PMO, taking over QIPP reporting from Deloitte  Assisting with setting up PMO reporting function and processes & procedures for QIPP  Providing financial expertise to Executive Directors and Commissioning Managers, ensuring QIPP schemes are financially viable and reporting metrics robust  Preparing and presenting papers for Executive and QIPP/RightCare meetings  Providing assurance on financial and non-financial metrics  Assisting Deloitte with CCG budget setting, meeting with Turnaround Director and budget holders, identifying further savings Achievements:  Developed newly created role and built relationships with Execs and Managers  Worked with Executive Director to identify running cost QIPP schemes to meet target Nov 2015 – May 2016 Midlands & Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit Senior Finance Business Partner Working for the CSU embedded at NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group with a budget of £340m:  Reported to Statutory and Financial Accounting Lead and Service Director  Worked closely with CCG’s finance team  Monthly management accounts and board papers  Production of CCG’s Financial Statements and submitting to NHSE deadlines  Co-ordinating AOB work and resolution of queries  Liaising with budget holders to discuss results, forecasts and budgets  Writing and presenting paper to Audit Committee

2. Achievements:  Positive feedback from colleagues and line manager regarding impact on department and staff management  Managed tight NHSE deadlines for Month 9 and Year End reporting Mar 2015 – Aug 2015 NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group Senior Finance Manager (annual budget £340m) NHS Tameside and Glossop CCG is responsible for spending the local NHS budget on the health services used by the resident population. It is a membership organisation, led by all 43 GP practices, across the Tameside and Glossop area.  Reported to Deputy Director of Finance  Supporting and deputising for Deputy Director of Finance in both internal and external meetings  Annual Financial Statements including notes and finance information for Annual Report  CCG Finance Lead for external audit, evaluating of audit scope, engagement with audit team  Attending Audit & Governance and Finance committees, writing and presenting papers  Managing finance team of 9 including disciplinary issues  Business Partnering commissioning directors & managers for Better Care Fund business cases  Liaising with Local Authority, external providers and Contingency Planning Team to produce detailed analysis of existing pathways and financial information to support service redesign  Monthly Finance Board Report, managing timetable to meet deadlines, collating section papers, reviewing and amending ensuring succinct and relevant information, including contract positions  Managing migration of management accounts team in-house following dissolution of Central Services Unit, analysing risks, negotiating timing and ensuring smooth transition Achievements:  Commended for work on Financial statements, Annual Report and audit, recognised as a much more straightforward process than in previous years by both CCG and external auditors  Dealt with a steep learning curve in an NHS environment, becoming familiar with NHS financial policies and reporting requirements Oct 2013 – Mar 2015 Community Health Partnerships Ltd Interim Project Accountant (turnover £350m) Community Health Partnerships works with NHS and other public sector partners to support a strategic approach to the planning and use of primary healthcare and community estate through partnerships with private sector investors. Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager my main responsibilities were:  Production of management accounts for 100+ cost centres including accruals & prepayments  Variance analysis with commentary  Building relationships with internal and external stakeholders  Presenting financial results and budgets to both finance and non-finance staff  Business Partnering regional Property Managers  Set up billing process when invoicing was brought in-house, designing models to reduce manual input  Extensive use of Excel manipulating large amounts of data using Pivot Tables, Lookups, IF statements etc  Systems used – Oracle, BI, Sage 50 Achievements:  Demonstrated flexibility, moving roles and teams as required  Design of management information reports including Property Cost Models used for tenant recharges  Full ownership of 14/15 budget production for all 300 cost centres and consolidation  Built strong relationships with regional team members , excellent feedback received  Represented CHP in meetings with NHSE & CCGs  Finance representative on regularisation of leases project, identifying resource requirements, risks and scope of service

3. July 2012 – September 2013 Dinex Exhausts Limited Finance Manager (UK turnover £8m) Dinex Exhausts is a supplier of exhaust systems for HGVs and LCVs. Reporting to the Sales Manager in the UK and CFO in Denmark my main responsibilities were:  Managing the finance function for the UK office  Monthly management accounts & reporting – actuals v budgets, variances, forecasts & KPIs  Annual budgets with revisions each quarter  Cash-flow / working capital monitoring and forecasting  Balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, prepayments, assets register, depreciation calculations  VAT returns & EC sales lists, P11Ds, calculation of Class 1A NIC  Designing management information reports using Targit  Member of management team, involved in decision making for business  Point of contact for bank, auditors and insurers  Systems used – Navision XAL, Excel, Targit Achievements:  Redesign of revenue reports using Targit giving sales team enhanced information to use in client meetings  Took on the complete budgeting process including suggestions to improve EBIT  Suggested new staffing structure for sales department to increase focus on customer relations to drive sales  Re-negotiated office equipment contract resulting in a 21% reduction in costs  Audit manager described audit as ‘seamless’ with no audit adjustments to figures September 2010 – June 2012 Shortcuts Software Ltd Financial Controller (UK turnover £3m) Shortcuts Software supplies bespoke and off-the-peg software systems for salons and hairdressers. Reporting to the CEO in the UK and CFO in Australia my responsibilities were:  Monthly management accounts & reporting – actuals v budgets, variances, forecasts & KPIs  Cash-flow monitoring and forecasting  VAT Returns & EC Sales Lists  Bank and balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, prepayments; fixed assets register and depreciation  Liaising with bank, auditors and insurers  Payroll and HR function for 36 staff  Managing, recruiting, training, motivating and appraising staff  Member of Senior Management Team  Delivered presentations at staff meetings, ensuring financial information given in an easily understandable format for non-finance staff  Systems used – Microsoft Dymanics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Excel, PowerPoint. Achievements:  Reduced debtors balance by 20% within one year  Instigated new HR procedures such as sickness & holiday recording and reporting ensuring absences were monitored effectively  Set up automatic email invoicing resulting in significant savings and reduced customer queries  Selected new software for processing Direct Debits, managed project to install and transfer data January 2000 – September 2010 Johnson & Johnson Furniture Finance Manager (turnover £10 - £15m) Johnson & Johnson Furniture manufactured and supplied bespoke fitted kitchens and bedrooms for both construction industry and individual clients. Reporting to the CEO my responsibilities were:  Monthly management accounts, budgeting & forecasting  Consolidated accounts – two trading companies  Production of annual statutory accounts

4.  Management of cash flow including design of forecasting models on Excel  Bank and balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, prepayments, assets register & depreciation  Payroll and HR function for 130 staff, responsible for ensuring timely and accurate payments  Management of 3 / 4 staff, including recruitment, training and monitoring  Communication with customers, suppliers, directors, office staff & shop floor workers  End of year payroll reconciliations and returns, completion of P11Ds, calculation of Class 1A NIC  VAT returns, CIS payments, admin and returns; National Statistics returns  Resolving PAYE, CIS and VAT queries with HMRC including inspections  Liaising with auditors, bank and insurers Achievements:  Brought forward monthly reporting by one week by redistributing & timetabling department functions  Improved supplier payment procedures resulting in a reduced number of payments and queries – number of manual cheques raised reduced by more than 50%  Improved efficiency of department resulting in reduced staff costs from 5 to 4 full-time staff September 1998 – December 1999 Keyline Travel Accounts Manager (turnover £8m)  Reporting to Managing Director  Production of management accounts and statutory accounts  Eight direct reports December 1997 – August 1998 TLS plc Interim Project Accountant (turnover £160m)  Supervision of accounts production team  Production of management accounts for branches & head office  Compiled reports to comply with USA GAAP  Balance sheet reconciliations November 1994 – November 1997 Kiss 102 & Kiss 105 Group Finance Controller (turnover £3m)  Reporting to Group Chief Executive  Set up all accounting controls and procedures  Production of management and statutory accounts  4 direct reports  Involved in successful bid for West Yorkshire radio licence September 1993 – November 1994 Buckinghamshire County Council Administrative Assistant August 1992 – August 1993 Maternity Leave January 1992 – July 1992 Kiss 100 FM Assistant Accountant October 1989 – December 1991 City Insurance Services Assistant Accountant September 1986 – October 1989 Grant Thornton Trainee Accountant _______________________________________________________________________________________________ EDUCATION _______________________________________________________________________________________________ 2013 CIMA 1989 Association of Accounting Technicians 1981 – 1986 Royal Latin Grammar School, Buckinghamshire: 2 ‘A’ Levels, 8 ‘O’ Levels _______________________________________________________________________________________________

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