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Paul Revill Networking Presentation


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Paul Revill Networking Presentation

  2. 2. Paul Revill:Finance and business leader - tactful and diplomatic communicator Identifies opportunities and ensures changes that drive down costs, contributing to the bottom line. Devises and oversees cross-divisional developments affecting locations across the globe. Transforms accounting terminology and reporting into easily understood business language. Builds, inspires, and leads high-performance teams committed to the corporate vision. Optimizing productivity through people, processes, and technology FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP  STRATEGIC PLANNING  PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT 2
  3. 3.  Financial Analysis & ReportingDiverse Expertise  Internal & Operational Audit  Operating Cost Reductions“Paul is extremely results driven  Budgeting & Cost Managementand takes responsibility forgetting his projects and  Team Building & Developmentresponsibilities completed in themost efficient, and effective way.  Relationship ManagementThe quality of his finished productis outstanding!”  Problem Solving & Decision Making- Tom Chirico, VP Operations: Europe,  Technology Implementation & OptimizationMiddle East, Africa - Four SeasonsHotels and Resorts  Cash & Asset Management  Taxation - US, Canada, International FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP  STRATEGIC PLANNING  PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT 3
  4. 4. Diverse Leadership SuccessesDetermined need to automate costly expense reporting and third party invoicing processes. They were manual, highly repetitive, and prone to errors. Response: Outcomes: Introduced scanning and electronic storage Eliminated manual collection and data plus user-intuitive interface and uploads to entry and provided flow to finance system the corporate finance system. for a cleaner audit trail. Realized $400K in annual cost savings.Challenged to provide recommendations on restructuring for the Corporate Accounting Department - a project with worldwide implications. Response: Outcomes: Led task-force, performed detailed analysis Submitted proposal to CFO and VP Finance, of all functions, and simultaneously demonstrating potential to save hundreds implemented many process improvements. of thousands of dollars in annual costs.. FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP  STRATEGIC PLANNING  PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT 4
  5. 5. Diverse Leadership Successes - Slide 2Targeted elimination of cheques and wire transfers – two highly inefficient and expensive processes. Response: Outcomes: Created partnership with Travelex and led Electronic payment process with tracking of project to provide ACH Debits for direct invoices was very easy to audit and drew account payments to hotels, vendors, and accolades from those that received employees worldwide. payments very quickly. Realized $300K in annual cost savings.Corporate Finance at Four Seasons was weak in numbers of professional staff and there was no succession plan. Response: Outcomes: Approached Director of CA training at ICAO Became the first of the hospitality industry and created a program so Four Seasons to earn designation as a certified training could provide student work experience. office of the ICAO. FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP  STRATEGIC PLANNING  PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT 5
  6. 6. Leadership PathFour Seasons Hotels and Resorts Toronto, ON 2002 - 2011The worlds leading operator of luxury hotels and resorts with its Corporate Office in Toronto.Director, Corporate Finance 2008 - 2011  Held multi-faceted position for accounting and finance support affecting 84 hotel properties worldwide, 12 global offices, and corporate departments.  Managed vacated VP Finance position for a year.  Assumed Corporate Controller responsibilities at 12 international locations.  Ensured planning, communication, and support for annual budgets and expenses in excess of $120M.Senior Manager, Internal Audit 2004 - 2008Manager, Taxation 2002 - 2004Earlier Experience:Senior Associate, US Corporate Tax Arthur Andersen LLP Toronto, ON 1999 - 2001Co-op Placement Arthur Andersen 1996 - 1999 FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP  STRATEGIC PLANNING  PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT 6
  7. 7. Formal Education & DevelopmentChartered Accountant Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario - 2003Masters of Accountancy University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON - 1999Bachelor of Accountancy University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON - 1998 Marriott School of Management, School of Accountancy Brigham Young University, Provo, UT - 1996CICA In-Depth Tax Program, Parts 1 & 2 Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants - 1999 FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP  STRATEGIC PLANNING  PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT 7
  8. 8. Speaking Engagements & VolunteerismSpeaker: Internal Controls and Operational Efficiencies, Director of Finance ConferenceFour Seasons Americas Miami , FLPro Bono Tax Return Professional: CA Tax Clinic Toronto, ONVolunteer Labourer: Habitat for Humanity Toronto/Kitchener ONServer & Food Organizer: Scott’s Mission Toronto, ONDay Leader & Presenter: Junior Achievement Mississauga, ONMission Volunteer: Community centre construction, clothing and food drives Northern Mexico FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP  STRATEGIC PLANNING  PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT 8
  9. 9. Thank you for your time... If you have more questions or would like to meet and talk about what I can do for your organization, please contact me at:  FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP  STRATEGIC PLANNING PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT Regards, Paul Revill More information is found online at: