Steve Potocny In 60 Seconds...

A senior finance executive with a depth of experience and a unique combination of a Certified Accountant with Professional Engineering experience. Recognized for offering a strategic perspective continually identifying opportunities to add value to the business. Known for quickly grasping the fundamental business issue and devising creative solutions especially during times of change.

Specialist Skills

Budgeting & Forecasting

Business Planning

Cash flow Improvement

Systems and Controls

Profit Improvement

Track Record Highlights

  • In conjunction with the COO and the Board of Directors, developed the company's strategic plan to deliver on the Club’s mission and vision.
  • Implemented a new integrated enterprise management system that brought together several disparate systems, improving business processes and reducing the month-end close time by 3 business days.
  • Delivery of improved internal controls across the organization including the development of rigorous financial policies and procedures.
  • Established a new budgeting process, monitored business progress towards achieving financial targets and developed corrective actions to mitigate projected shortfalls exceeding 6% of annual spend.
  • Led the enterprise risk management process for the operating areas that included completing the risk assessments and mitigation plans from both financial and operational perspectives.
  • Championed a cross-functional project team that developed system and associated process improvements in support functions resulting in a 10% reduction in costs and cycle times.
  • Determined capital funding allocations for key projects and priorities consistent with increased financial constraints; decreasing projects committed by 50% while still meeting business outcomes

Sector Experience

  • engineering
  • government-defence
  • healthcare
  • hospitality-tourism
  • insurance
  • mining-resources-energy
  • not-for-profit

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