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WILLIAM M. WILSON
                                        601 South Meramec Avenue | Clayton, MO 63105
                                        Cell: (314) 750-6641 | wilson_63119@yahoo.com



                                                     EXECUTIVE PROFILE
SENIOR FINANCIAL MANAGER with extensive business management experience in both corporate and consulting environments.
Highly motivated with demonstrated ability to utilize strong analytical, planning, and reporting skills for success in support of the
decision making process. Recognized capacity to build successful collaborative relationships with internal and external
customers, subordinates, and cross-functional departments. Specific skill sets include:

•   Operational Planning & Budgeting         •    Management/Team Building             •   Hyperion Essbase, Enterprise          &
                                                                                           Analyst
•   Management          Reporting         & •     Strategic Planning                   •   Oracle General Ledger/OFA
    Consolidation
•   Divestiture Due Diligence                •    Sarbanes-Oxley, Section 404          •   MS SharePoint Web Portal Design
•   Capital Budgeting                        •     Lean Six Sigma Green Belt           •   MS Excel Modeling

                                                 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
W2 BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, LLC – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI                                                                 2009 – CURRENT
Managing Director (2009 – Current)
     • Performed a manufacturing footprint rationalization for a $60M private, multi-national high tech packaging company.
         The project required an extensive site visit to the manufacturing facility and regional finance HQ in Manila,
         Philippines.
     • Improved management accountability by enhancing the design of a fully burdened legal entity P&L for same
         company. Automated monthly report preparation, reducing report preparation time by 75%.
     • Reduced maintenance operating cost 20% at a not for profit client by incorporating Lean Six Sigma principles to
         design a more efficient facility maintenance process.

KPMG, LLP – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI                                                                                      2004 – 2008
Manager - CFO Advisory Services (2007 – 2008)
Senior Consultant – CFO Advisory Services (2004 – 2007)
      • Reduced financial close cycle by more than 6 days through the creation and testing of new intra-division Sales,
          AP/AR and Notes Payable/Receivable elimination processes as part of the financial close re-design at a $16B
          automotive parts supplier. The close re-design featured a new divisional sub-consolidation prior to the global
          corporate consolidation.
      • Designed and implemented the capital appropriations process of a privately held credit card issuer and retail bank.
          Utilized existing Lawson software functionality to enhance capital project performance reporting.
      • Developed functional requirements for a MS SharePoint web-portal to facilitate workflow, enhance control and
          effectively manage the financial close process of an international mining company and automotive parts supplier.
      • Served as engagement project leader integrating a global organizational restructuring into the current management
          reporting and planning practices of a global $16B automotive industry parts supplier.
      • Defined the business, functional, and data requirements to support the purchase of a BPM (Business Performance
          Management) tool at a global automotive industry parts supplier and a regional credit card issuer/retail bank.
      • Led engagement to provide IT architecture and process improvement recommendations to increase efficiency,
          timeliness, and transparency of product line management reporting for a multi-national automotive parts supplier.
      •   Completed and presented a risk assessment of an internal scorecard report to the senior management team of privately
          held market research and travel services client. Assessment included analysis of data flow, integrity of source data,
          report effectiveness, and efficiency of report production.
      • Documented and tested design and operational effectiveness of key controls for Sarbanes-Oxley, Section 404
          compliance within the performance materials, aerospace and consumer packaged goods industries. Projects included
          advisory support for future state process design and control documentation.

AURORA FOODS, INC. – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI                                                                             2001 – 2004
WILLIAM M. WILSON (314) 750-6641                                                                                   PAGE 2
$1.0 billion Consumer packaged goods manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label frozen, shelf stable and baked
food products. Brands included: Lender’s, Duncan Hines, Log Cabin, Van de Kamp’s.
Senior Manager, Financial Analysis (2003 – 2004)
Manager, Financial Analysis (2002 – 2003)
Financial Analyst (2001 – 2002)
      • Provided budget, forecast, business plan development, financial management, and strategic planning for Lender’s
           retail bagel business and all non-retail channels of business (all brands), representing $300 million or 30% of the
           revenue base and $57 million EBITDA or 40% of the profit base.
      • Reduced SKU offering by 35%, driving improved manufacturing and supply chain efficiencies and overall cost
           savings across the organization.
      •    Provided analytical support for corporate projects including brand divestiture due diligence, Chapter 11 bankruptcy
           filing, and merger with Pinnacle Foods.
      •    Coordinated Hart-Scott-Rodino pre-merger anti-trust filing in support of company acquisition process.
      • Provided leadership, guidance, mentoring, and training of two subordinate financial analysts.
      • Selected to be member of the Pinnacle Foods acquisition transition team to transfer financial data and information
           processes to the new management team in New Jersey.
      • Reduced corporate trade marketing spend by $50 million through trade strategy restructure with Marketing and Sales.
      • Reviewed economic feasibility and provided decision support for new product proposals, sales opportunities, and
           customer promotions. New product introductions accounted for over $12 million of incremental revenue.
      • Implemented freight post audit program to identify and recapture logistics payments made in error.
      • Designed flexible Excel model to empower internal Marketing and Sales customers to effectively analyze the impact
           of trade promotions and consumer spending on company profit.

MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 1995 – 2001
Strategic Business Specialist (1997 – 2001)
Senior Financial Analyst (1995 – 1997)
       • Assisted Operations Chief Financial Officer with the coordination, consolidation, review, and analysis of quarterly
            forecasts and annual budget for MasterCard International’s Global Operations Center ($250 million gross expense).
       •    Supported Corporate Finance with the rollout and implementation of MasterCard’s Oracle general ledger system and
            chart of accounts. Conducted and coordinated the training cascade for the A/P, Fixed Asset, Purchasing, Reporting,
            Budgeting and Forecasting modules. Deliverables included historic financial data conversion to new chart of
            accounts, dissemination of “best practice” procedures, report design, and general system problem solving.
       •    Created easily maintained Excel management reporting model to allow senior management the ability to drill down to
            view financial performance by reporting hierarchy, by expense category, and by key non-financial metrics.
            Eliminated 100+ page monthly reporting package by publishing model via Lotus Notes on company intranet.
       •    Prepared budget and forecast for $20 million European network consolidation project.
       •    Monitored and evaluated actual financial performance versus budget and/or forecast, and reported monthly revenue,
            expense, profit, capital, and headcount results and variances to MasterCard Operations and the CEO.

Controller, SET – Secure Electronic Transaction, LLC (1996 – 2000)
Provided all accounting and analytical support for this limited liability corporation formed between MasterCard International
and Visa International to promote a single technical standard for safeguarding payment card purchases over the Internet (special
project that ran concurrently with Senior Financial Analyst and Strategic Business Specialist positions).
      •    Established comprehensive financial structure and accounting policies for this start-up venture.
      •    Prepared $5 million expense budget; updated pro forma cash flow projections and forecasts monthly.
      •    Managed erratic cash flow by coordinating a series of short-term loans and capital calls with bankcard associations.

CONTINENTAL BAKING COMPANY, RALSTON PURINA – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI                                                  1990 – 1995
Manager, Performance Enhancement Program (1992 – 1995)
Operations Analyst (1990 – 1992)
      •    Managed and implemented 11 activity-based bakery operating cost reduction studies while balancing production,
           quality, and sales issues. Entire 35 bakery program achieved annual operating cost reduction goal of $64 million.
      •    Developed Excel model to identify bakery capacity issues relating to product introductions and sales promotions.
      •    Served as a member of a bakery restructuring team organized to reduce overhead expense and to utilize excess
           production capacity more efficiently. Analysis idled three underutilized production lines.
WILLIAM M. WILSON (314) 750-6641                                                                   PAGE 3

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE                                                                         1985 – 1988
Account Executive and Sales Associate with TODDLER UNIVERSITY and BROWN SHOE COMPANY

                                                      EDUCATION
Master of Business Administration, Finance – 1989                         Saint Louis University – St. Louis, MO
Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance – 1985                              Emory University - Atlanta, GA

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Wilson William Resume040210

  • 1. WILLIAM M. WILSON 601 South Meramec Avenue | Clayton, MO 63105 Cell: (314) 750-6641 | wilson_63119@yahoo.com EXECUTIVE PROFILE SENIOR FINANCIAL MANAGER with extensive business management experience in both corporate and consulting environments. Highly motivated with demonstrated ability to utilize strong analytical, planning, and reporting skills for success in support of the decision making process. Recognized capacity to build successful collaborative relationships with internal and external customers, subordinates, and cross-functional departments. Specific skill sets include: • Operational Planning & Budgeting • Management/Team Building • Hyperion Essbase, Enterprise & Analyst • Management Reporting & • Strategic Planning • Oracle General Ledger/OFA Consolidation • Divestiture Due Diligence • Sarbanes-Oxley, Section 404 • MS SharePoint Web Portal Design • Capital Budgeting • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt • MS Excel Modeling PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE W2 BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, LLC – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 2009 – CURRENT Managing Director (2009 – Current) • Performed a manufacturing footprint rationalization for a $60M private, multi-national high tech packaging company. The project required an extensive site visit to the manufacturing facility and regional finance HQ in Manila, Philippines. • Improved management accountability by enhancing the design of a fully burdened legal entity P&L for same company. Automated monthly report preparation, reducing report preparation time by 75%. • Reduced maintenance operating cost 20% at a not for profit client by incorporating Lean Six Sigma principles to design a more efficient facility maintenance process. KPMG, LLP – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 2004 – 2008 Manager - CFO Advisory Services (2007 – 2008) Senior Consultant – CFO Advisory Services (2004 – 2007) • Reduced financial close cycle by more than 6 days through the creation and testing of new intra-division Sales, AP/AR and Notes Payable/Receivable elimination processes as part of the financial close re-design at a $16B automotive parts supplier. The close re-design featured a new divisional sub-consolidation prior to the global corporate consolidation. • Designed and implemented the capital appropriations process of a privately held credit card issuer and retail bank. Utilized existing Lawson software functionality to enhance capital project performance reporting. • Developed functional requirements for a MS SharePoint web-portal to facilitate workflow, enhance control and effectively manage the financial close process of an international mining company and automotive parts supplier. • Served as engagement project leader integrating a global organizational restructuring into the current management reporting and planning practices of a global $16B automotive industry parts supplier. • Defined the business, functional, and data requirements to support the purchase of a BPM (Business Performance Management) tool at a global automotive industry parts supplier and a regional credit card issuer/retail bank. • Led engagement to provide IT architecture and process improvement recommendations to increase efficiency, timeliness, and transparency of product line management reporting for a multi-national automotive parts supplier. • Completed and presented a risk assessment of an internal scorecard report to the senior management team of privately held market research and travel services client. Assessment included analysis of data flow, integrity of source data, report effectiveness, and efficiency of report production. • Documented and tested design and operational effectiveness of key controls for Sarbanes-Oxley, Section 404 compliance within the performance materials, aerospace and consumer packaged goods industries. Projects included advisory support for future state process design and control documentation. AURORA FOODS, INC. – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 2001 – 2004
  • 2. WILLIAM M. WILSON (314) 750-6641 PAGE 2 $1.0 billion Consumer packaged goods manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label frozen, shelf stable and baked food products. Brands included: Lender’s, Duncan Hines, Log Cabin, Van de Kamp’s. Senior Manager, Financial Analysis (2003 – 2004) Manager, Financial Analysis (2002 – 2003) Financial Analyst (2001 – 2002) • Provided budget, forecast, business plan development, financial management, and strategic planning for Lender’s retail bagel business and all non-retail channels of business (all brands), representing $300 million or 30% of the revenue base and $57 million EBITDA or 40% of the profit base. • Reduced SKU offering by 35%, driving improved manufacturing and supply chain efficiencies and overall cost savings across the organization. • Provided analytical support for corporate projects including brand divestiture due diligence, Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, and merger with Pinnacle Foods. • Coordinated Hart-Scott-Rodino pre-merger anti-trust filing in support of company acquisition process. • Provided leadership, guidance, mentoring, and training of two subordinate financial analysts. • Selected to be member of the Pinnacle Foods acquisition transition team to transfer financial data and information processes to the new management team in New Jersey. • Reduced corporate trade marketing spend by $50 million through trade strategy restructure with Marketing and Sales. • Reviewed economic feasibility and provided decision support for new product proposals, sales opportunities, and customer promotions. New product introductions accounted for over $12 million of incremental revenue. • Implemented freight post audit program to identify and recapture logistics payments made in error. • Designed flexible Excel model to empower internal Marketing and Sales customers to effectively analyze the impact of trade promotions and consumer spending on company profit. MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 1995 – 2001 Strategic Business Specialist (1997 – 2001) Senior Financial Analyst (1995 – 1997) • Assisted Operations Chief Financial Officer with the coordination, consolidation, review, and analysis of quarterly forecasts and annual budget for MasterCard International’s Global Operations Center ($250 million gross expense). • Supported Corporate Finance with the rollout and implementation of MasterCard’s Oracle general ledger system and chart of accounts. Conducted and coordinated the training cascade for the A/P, Fixed Asset, Purchasing, Reporting, Budgeting and Forecasting modules. Deliverables included historic financial data conversion to new chart of accounts, dissemination of “best practice” procedures, report design, and general system problem solving. • Created easily maintained Excel management reporting model to allow senior management the ability to drill down to view financial performance by reporting hierarchy, by expense category, and by key non-financial metrics. Eliminated 100+ page monthly reporting package by publishing model via Lotus Notes on company intranet. • Prepared budget and forecast for $20 million European network consolidation project. • Monitored and evaluated actual financial performance versus budget and/or forecast, and reported monthly revenue, expense, profit, capital, and headcount results and variances to MasterCard Operations and the CEO. Controller, SET – Secure Electronic Transaction, LLC (1996 – 2000) Provided all accounting and analytical support for this limited liability corporation formed between MasterCard International and Visa International to promote a single technical standard for safeguarding payment card purchases over the Internet (special project that ran concurrently with Senior Financial Analyst and Strategic Business Specialist positions). • Established comprehensive financial structure and accounting policies for this start-up venture. • Prepared $5 million expense budget; updated pro forma cash flow projections and forecasts monthly. • Managed erratic cash flow by coordinating a series of short-term loans and capital calls with bankcard associations. CONTINENTAL BAKING COMPANY, RALSTON PURINA – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 1990 – 1995 Manager, Performance Enhancement Program (1992 – 1995) Operations Analyst (1990 – 1992) • Managed and implemented 11 activity-based bakery operating cost reduction studies while balancing production, quality, and sales issues. Entire 35 bakery program achieved annual operating cost reduction goal of $64 million. • Developed Excel model to identify bakery capacity issues relating to product introductions and sales promotions. • Served as a member of a bakery restructuring team organized to reduce overhead expense and to utilize excess production capacity more efficiently. Analysis idled three underutilized production lines.
  • 3. WILLIAM M. WILSON (314) 750-6641 PAGE 3 OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE 1985 – 1988 Account Executive and Sales Associate with TODDLER UNIVERSITY and BROWN SHOE COMPANY EDUCATION Master of Business Administration, Finance – 1989 Saint Louis University – St. Louis, MO Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance – 1985 Emory University - Atlanta, GA