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Chris S.

Financial Manager and Expert Data Analyst
   United States
  |   Fort Worth, TX
  |  3:36 am Local Time

Resume/C.V.

My name is Chris Scheu and as the owner of Scheu Consulting Company, I have a passion in providing businesses and organizations critical analysis regarding financial operations, while at the same time contributing to future growth and sustainability. My ultimate goal is to deliver high quality analysis in order to enhance the decision-making for your business.

Objective: To provide companies with high quality on-demand business services.

Skills:
Budgeting & Forecasting
Business Planning
Data Mining
Database Development
Financial Modeling
Financial Reporting
Variance Analysis

Service Description
As a financial professional with over 7 years of experience, one of my primary goals has always been to enhance the decision-making ability for management and other key executives — particularly in the area of accounting, budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting. I am highly proficient in all Microsoft Office products as well as Linux operating systems, and have a unique ability in retrieving and analyzing vast amounts of data. Moreover, I am highly detailed in my work and extremely efficient in regards to meeting deadlines.

What I bring to the table:

- Goal-driven professional with 7+ years of significant financial experience and expertise.
- Demonstrated independent judgment in providing administrative support related to fiscal and operational issues in a $100 million medical practice.
- Excellent team player who thrives on collaboration in order to achieve common goal.
- Highly effective verbal and written communications skills.
- Energetic, competitive achiever who successfully manages multiple priorities and performs under pressure in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

In short, management and leadership rely on financial personnel to present financial information accurately and in a timely manner. In my opinion, my ability to retrieve, analyze and interpret vast amounts of information provides benefit to any organization. If you believe I can contribute to your organization, I welcome the chance to discuss opportunities with you.

Kind regards,

Chris J. Scheu, MBA
Education
Capella University
Masters in Finance
2010 - 2012
University of Texas at Arlington
Bachelors in Finance
2002 - 2006
Employment
Scheu Consulting Company
Owner
2012 - Present
Scheu Consulting Company, http://www.scheuconsult.com, provides financial consulting/contracting services to small businessess overwhelmed with day-to-day operations. Services are provided by contract or hourly basis, and can be tailored appropriately to your business' specific needs. Specialties: Ad-Hoc Reporting, Budgeting, Data Mining - SQL, MS Access, Feasibility Studies, Financial Planning, Strategic Planning, Bookkeeping, Month-End Close, Network Analytics & Financial Programming, Personal Organizing, Financial Reporting, Pro-forma Statements
UNT Health Science Center
Associate Director
2010 - 2012
University of North Texas Health Science Center, http://www.hsc.unt.edu is a university medical center located in Fort Worth, Texas. The director's responsibilities included: - Responsible for developing and maintaining year-to-date management reports by divisions and sites; Developed variance reports as needed to assist leadership in reducing expenses - Played a critical role in closing a $250,000 budget gap in fiscal year 2010 in a 6-month turnaround. - Responsible for multiple departments business planning, monthly cash-flow management, capital project evaluations and business expansion, tracking key performance indicators, establishing performance targets and assisting in long-range strategic planning. - Performed multiple pro-forma reports regarding new capital projects and business expansion proposals. - Responsible for reconciling multiple grant, local and state accounts on a monthly basis to ensure proper allocation of expenditures; Assisted the - Accounting department in month-end close. - Developed unique monthly ad-hoc reports which provided leadership with perspective in regards to loss of revenue due to productivity issues. - Developed annual feasibility studies to ensure efficient and productive service lines. - Performed on-going work flow studies in order to identify and minimize service line bottlenecks. - Utilized national benchmark standards to compare productivity related to per-unit basis; Developed realistic resource requirements and allocation plans to organizational leadership to ensure proper overhead and staff funding. - Developed an automated program through Access and Excel designed to provide divisional personnel a three (3) month revolving operational schedule, which mitigated on-going issues related to scheduling errors.
UNT Health Science Center
Senior Operational Analyst
2008 - 2010
University of North Texas Health Science Center, http://www.hsc.unt.edu is a university medical center located in Fort Worth, Texas. The analyst's responsibilities included: - Developed multiple automated financial reports by division and site - Utilized Microsoft Access to consolidate several “Union” queries, providing a balance to company bank statements for the first time. - Utilized Microsoft SQL to generate automated daily productivity reports critical to leadership's renewed focus on customer management. - Created and developed numerous Network Share drives needed to connect the various sites within each division of the organization. - Created and developed an external FTP server based on Debian Linux programming. - Developed and maintained departmental web servers designed to provide information to customers, while at the same time providing an informational gateway for employees to login and view reports as needed. - Developed multiple automated financial reports by division and site - Utilized Microsoft Access to consolidate several “Union” queries, which provided a balance to company bank statements for the first time. - Utilized Microsoft SQL to generate automated daily productivity reports critical to leadership's renewed focus on customer management. - Created and developed numerous Network Share drives needed to connect the various sites within each division of the organization. - Created and developed an external FTP server based on Debian Linux programming. - Developed and maintained departmental web servers designed to provide information to customers, while at the same time providing an informational gateway for employees to login and view reports as needed.
UNT Health Science Center
Financial Analyst
2006 - 2008
University of North Texas Health Science Center, http://www.hsc.unt.edu is a university medical center located in Fort Worth, Texas. The analyst's responsibilities included: -The preparation and development of annual budgets in excess of $10 million in revenue -The utilization of cost accounting to allocate budgetary expenditures to all levels of the organization -The development of cost reports critical in aiding leadership in long-term planning and strategic management.
Payment Terms
Hourly rate range: $22/hr - $50/hr.
References
Tom Dayberry, DO, PhD
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Acting Chairman of Family Medicine
-Prepared and developed annual budgets in excess of $15+ million in revenue; Utilized a cost accounting approach in order to allocate budgetary expenditures to all levels of the organization; Developed cost reports critical in aiding leadership in long-term planning and strategic management. -Responsible for multiple departments business planning, monthly cash-flow management, capital project evaluations and business expansion, tracking key performance indicators, establishing performance targets and assisting in long-range strategic planning. -Developed unique monthly ad-hoc reports which provided leadership with perspective in regards to loss of revenue due to productivity issues.
Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MPH, FAAFP
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Chairman, Physician
Served as Senior Operational Analyst under Dr. Roberto Cardarelli between 2008 & 2010. My duties included the development of annual budgets, performing feasibility studies on new medical projects, analyzing monthly financial statements, as well as developing monthly ad-hoc reports. I was promoted to Associate Director when Dr. Cardarelli left for private practice.
Judy Cambron, MBA
UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Executive Director
Served as Senior Operational Analyst directly under Ms. Cambron between 2008 & 2010. My duties included the development of annual budgets, performing feasibility studies on new medical projects, analyzing monthly financial statements, as well as developing monthly ad-hoc reports. I was promoted to Associate Director when Ms. Cambron retired in July 2010.
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