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  1. 1. Pagé, Jeffrey (514) 467-2037 Page 1 of 4JEFFREY PAGÉ17780 Rue Antoine-Faucon ▪ Pierrefonds, Québec, Canada H9J 3N2(514) 467-2037c (866) 860-6982 fax PROFILESOW ▪ Project Scoping ▪ Systems Implementation ▪ Process Improvement ▪ Business DevelopmentTraining ▪ Client Relationship Management ▪ Operations ▪ Accounting & FinanceGlobal Multicurrency Consolidation ▪ SOX Compliance ▪ Fluently Bilingual (English / French)CAREER SYNOPSISA Business systems specialist with over 20 years of 1st hand experience in Systems Implementation, FinancialConsolidation, Analytics and financial reporting, Excellent interpersonal, communications, and problem solving skills.Exceptional computer and training skills, including a variety of Consolidation, Analytic, ERP and financial reportingsoftwares as well as advanced Microsoft Excel.Excellent knowledge of Consolidation, BI, BAO and CPM software. Including: IBM Cognos Controller 10 (CertifiedImplementation Consultant); IBM Cognos Controller 10.1.1 installation, configuration and documentation; BOARD 7.4;and IBM Cognos TM1.FSIC Consulting Group Inc., Montreal June 2011-presentPRESIDENTFSIC Consulting Group specializes in the implementation of Financial Performance Management Systems, Consolidationof Financial Results and Process Improvement. Our implementations consist of full life-cycle development andimplementation, systems documentation, and customized administrator and end-user training programs.FSIC Group offers a unique approach to systems implementation. With our rapid development, customization, anddeployment methodology, our clients can be “live” on IBM Cognos Controller 10.1.1. in a fraction of the time of theother FPM implementation consulting firms - with significant time and cost savings.Current and past clients include: La Coop Fédérée, Kruger Inc., Lallemand Inc., Velan Inc., Vision 7 International, TheMentholatum Company, Brookfield Renewable Power, 5N Plus (subcontract), and Burlington Coat Factory(subcontract). Our strategic partners include IBM, Technology-Dynamics, Knowledge Providers Inc., and Board.IBM Canada, Montreal Aug 2007-June 2011PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT, COGNOS CONTROLLERCharged with the full life cycle implementation of IBM Cognos controller including; pre-sales; proof of concept; projectmanagement; assisting clients with business process definition and conceptual system design; led and participated incollection and documentation of user requirements and system architecture design and documentation. Implement and assemble designs; developing and configure applications to meet the requirements of theplanned architecture; performed unit and system tests. Trained and supported a total of approximately 60 end users and technical staff. Built and maintained positive, profitable relationships with key clients including Dorel, Vision 7 International(formerly Cossette), Alimentation Couche-Tard, Lallemand, Kruger, Axcan Pharma, Brookfield RenewablePower, Air Transat, La Coop Fédérée, Gibraltar Industries, Consolidated Graphics, PSP Investments, andPengrowth Energy Trust. Successfully completed a variety of reporting and end-to-end engagements to date, improving reportingefficiencies, maintenance of existing reports and reducing processing and closing cycles. Designed and implemented fully automated statement of changes in financial position for multiple clientsincluding Dorel, Lallemand, and Kruger Collaborate and provide ongoing support to IBM colleagues and team members with their implementations asneeded.
  2. 2. Pagé, Jeffrey (514) 467-2037 Page 2 of 4 Performed customized training courses at client sites and standard administration training courses at IBMCognos training facilities as needed Managed as many as 6 ongoing projects simultaneously through their full implementation life cycles. Implement TM1 FAP (integration between Cognos Controller and TM1)FLS Transportation Services Inc., Montreal Oct 2006-Aug 2007CONTROLLERHeld overall responsibility for all administration staff (A/R, A/P, Billing, and Documentation departments); Preparationof month end accruals and financial statements including consolidation of results from Canadian and US operations aswell as minority interests; Preparation of monthly commissions reports for all Branch directors, sales reps and bookers;Monthly Bank Reconciliations; Daily Cash Flow Management; responsible for automation and systems improvements. Reduced preparation time of monthly sales commissions reports by 50% Enhanced monthly revenue and expense allocations to all branch offices by automating monthly accrualscalculations through ODBC connectivity to operational and accounting systems. Implemented new controls relating to Com Checks, accounts payable and POD documentation; implementedconsolidation module and standardized charts of accounts across all group companies; and Automated BankReconciliations. Designed improved Quick Pay program to take advantage of increased vendor discounts with estimated annualsavings of 200,000$ Streamlined Budgeting and Forecasting process for earnings of 130Million USD$ Designed all financial reports and improved efficiency of AccPac Financial statements design through use ofAccount Grouping features; prepared Lead Sheets and Client assistance packages for Auditors.ABB Canada Inc., Montreal Mar 2005-Oct 2006CONSOLIDATION, SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYSTEntrusted with the review and consolidation of monthly financial results for Canadian operations; prepared monthlySAP entries for ABB inter-group corrections; selected as technical Project lead for implementation of Hyperion FinancialManagement (HFM) consolidation software. Reduced consolidation close cycle by 30% through increased automation an improvements in data-flow. Trained end users on Enterprise Reporting 7.5 and 6.0. Automated Inter group reconciliation file to allow upload into both Enterprise reporting 7.5 and 6.0; eliminatedapproximately 180 hours of work annually. Automated a split of the Canadian reporting unit from 1 to 5 for submission to corporate office by creating of aset of complex calculations to ensure Inter/Intra group eliminations were done correctly for all 5 of the newreporting units. Prepare process documentation for SOX compliance. Provided ongoing administrative and technical support of consolidation software (Microsoft EnterpriseReporting 7.5). Led the transfer, review and analysis of data from SAP into Enterprise Reporting 7.5 for consolidation andsubsequently into Enterprise Reporting 6.0 and Hyperion Financial Management for submission to corporateoffice in Zurich.Transcontinental Inc., Montreal Sep 2000-Sep 2003FUNCTIONAL ANALYSTResponsible for the preparation, upload and validation of Actual, Forecast and Budget data into Khalix for Print sectoroperations via PeopleSoft nVision extract and the Khalix mapping application; and the prep and upload of monthly datafor reports for new acquisitions, ongoing smaller operations and annual budget templates for all business units intoPeopleSoft. Maintained and increased automation of monthly and quarterly reports and analyses by making them dynamicand reusable depending on user selections. Analyzed and reviewed, and made recommendations for current and future business systems and reporting
  3. 3. Pagé, Jeffrey (514) 467-2037 Page 3 of 4requirements. Supported all PeopleSoft nVision reporting including analysis and design of reporting requirements and reports,as well as on-going training and support to end users. Prepared PowerPoint group presentation templates, which were sent to 10 business units and 100’s of userson a quarterly basis. The presentations were used to explain the financial performance of the company to allemployees within their respective business units. Achieved a 40% performance improvement in processing time in the first month by migrating Khalix from anNT to a UNIX environment.MDS Pharma Services Inc., Montreal June 2011-presentBUSINESS ANALYSTAccountable for the review and consolidation of monthly financial results of worldwide MDSPS subsidiaries; preparedmonthly consolidation and investments eliminations entries; and monthly continuity schedules to support Fixed Assets,Goodwill, Long term debt, and external investments. Served as Project Manager implementing SAS’ CFO Vision consolidation software; supervised one direct reportwhile collaborating with three regional coordinators, team leader, advisors, SAS Project Manager andconsultants assigned to the implementation team. Conducted in depth business requirements analysis and interviews; designed the consolidation structure anddeveloped a standardized MDSPS Line of Business dimension for use with CFO Vision consolidations. Provided administrative and technical support for CFO Vision, including support to the MDS Inc. corporateoffice. Analyzed and reviewed of budget systems requirements to create white paper used as the basis for MDS’srequirements. Designed a custom end user training program and trained all MDSPS personnel (approximately 60 users)including a backup administrator. Reduced monthly close cycle by 2 days and improved data integrity and availability by implementing fullquarterly closing procedures on a monthly basis and through overall improvements to the analyses of financialstatements and results.Ilco Unican Security Systems Ltd., Montreal Feb 1999-Sep 2000FINANCIAL ANALYSTReviewed and consolidated global monthly financial results; generated continuity schedules and financial analyses tosupport monthly and quarterly results. Database administrator for Hyperion Enterprise 4.3 consolidation system; including maintenance, applicationenhancements, development and increased automation and workflow Reduced corporate closing cycles by 2 to 3 days per reporting period by automating the monthly consolidationprocess through advanced menu driven macros. Delivered custom end user training for global Unican personnel (approximately 70 users) on HyperionEnterprise, including the use of LedgerLink, Report Writer and installation and configuration of HyperionEnterprise and remote sites. Integrated statement of changes in cash flow into the application.
  4. 4. Pagé, Jeffrey (514) 467-2037 Page 4 of 4Kaufel Group Ltd., Dorval Jul 1992-Feb 1999FINANCIAL COMPUTER ORGANIZERResponsible for data entry of financial results for consolidation; review and consolidation of global monthly financialstatements packages; monthly continuity schedules; monthly reconciliation of intercompany variances; and automatedthe monthly consolidation process through advanced menu driven macros. Created an annual Budget application for use with all subsidiaries – to standardize budget presentation to HeadOffice – using Lotus 1.2.3. Installed and configured a local area network using Ethernet adapters and Microsoft windows networkprotocols Automated the monthly consolidation process through advanced menu driven macrosEDUCATION & TRAININGConcordia University, MontrealCoursework toward Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accountancy) degreeJohn Abbott College, Sainte-Anne-de-BellevueCoursework toward Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accountancy) degreeIBM CanadaIBM COGNOS TM1 (Design and Develop Models); AS/400 Advanced systems operator workshop and AS/400 Systemtuning workshopCognos, an IBM CompanyIBM COGNOS Controller 8 (administration); * Certified Controller 8 in 2008, *Certified Controller 10 in 2012Hyperion Software Operations IncHyperion System 9 Financial Management: Create & Manage Applications; Hyperion Enterprise AdministratorFundamentals ISASCFO Vision Administrator FundamentalsInfotech (SQP)AS/400 Systems operator workshop and AS/400 Client Access for Windows 95 workshopThe Business CenterOffice Specialist Professional Studies Diploma in AccountingTECHNICAL PROFICIENCIESIBM Cognos Controller 8 and 10 (certified implementation consultant); IBM Cognos TM1; Microsoft EnterpriseReporting (6.0 & 7.5); Khalix administration; PeopleSoft nVision reporting; CFO Vision; Hyperion Enterprise; HyperionFinancial Management (HFM); Sage ERP 500, QuickBooks; OLAP; Crystal Reports; Windows Server 2008 R2; VMwareESXi 5.1, MS Office (including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel with advance VB macro programming); web-site design;end user knowledge of SAP