A Chronological Resume

Roberta Carol

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Objective (optional)
The financial management of a large (sales over $10B) global manufacturer of high-tech communications equipment with manufacturing and distribution centers in three or more countries. Prepared to live anywhere and to travel.

Summary  (optional)
Strong analytical abilities plus experience in global financial markets. Strategic planner with excellent tactical skills. Foresight coupled with a reactive edge. Team builder, mentor, and developer of talent. More than 10 years experience in senior financial management positions. Fluent in French and German.

(If your education is above average and key to your profession, put it here. If not, it should follow your work experience.)

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Business Experience
(Make your most recent work experience the most detailed)

Company A, Rye, NY 2003 – Present
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Vice President, Finance & CFO.

A NYSE-listed high-tech developer and marketer of wireless data communication systems. Operates globally through 17 sales subsidiaries in 14 countries, 36 sales offices and 26 distributors. Sales of $10.6 billion.
Responsibilities: Strategic Planning, Information Technology and Investor Relations. Current staff compliment is 85 people in 51 locations.


  • Managed a highly successful $1.3B IPO in September 1995.
  • Changed banks in May 1994 establishing avant-garde global lending arrangements worth a total of $1.9B.
  • Developed and implemented global currency hedging strategies, saved $25M per annum on currency fluctuations.
  • Conducted worldwide transfer pricing analysis and structured operations to optimize worldwide-consolidated income taxes.
  • Established management training and exchange program to ensure succession and disaster planning.

Company B, Boston, MA 2000 – 2003
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Vice President, Finance CFO and Corporate Secretary
A NASDAQ-listed high tech developer and marketer of manufacturing execution (MES) software with sales of $50M. Operates globally through four sales subsidiaries and 10 sales offices.


  • Successfully negotiated financing with two venture capital companies.
  • Managed a successful $20M IPO.
  • Negotiated restructuring of complex employee, senior management and investor shareholdings, as well as long and short-term debt in preparation for public offering.

Company C, Toronto and New York l995 – 2000
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Vice President and Director
An international trade, technology, and tourism consulting practice.


  • Developed/assisted Canadian and US manufacturers with Free Trade Agreement strategies, including US market studies and opportunity analyses.
  • Negotiated grants and incentives with US state governments.
  • Advised US companies on direct distribution opportunities in Canada.

Company D, Toronto, ON 1994 – 1995
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Corporate Treasurer
A $300 million, publicly traded, multi-business consumer product manufacturer operating in Canada and the US.

(Summarize anything prior to 10 years work experience)

Company E, Bonn, West Germany 1992 – 1994
Vice President, Finance & CFO

Company F, Denver, CO 1989 – 1992
Manager, Finance and Administration