SUE A. COOPERRIDER
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 542-2683 ♦ email@example.com ♦ https://www.linkedin.com/in/sue-cooperrider
FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP | PLANNING & ANALYSIS | BUDGETING
Accomplished, resourceful Finance & Accounting Manager who contributes to increased profits and productivity of
the business through in-depth analysis of financial practices to identify cost efficiencies and process improvements.
Diversified experience in planning and implementation of multi-million dollar budgets, financial reporting and
analysis, auditing and compliance, and internal policies.
Agile leader who guides others during times of change and adapts to constantly shifting deadlines. A creative
problem solver who leverages technology and organizational leadership to achieve goals on major initiatives. Skilled
communicator who develops relationships throughout an organization and externally to deliver on objectives.
Financial Reporting | Process & System Improvements | Financial Audits | Cost Reduction | Variance Analysis | Key
Performance Indicators & Trends | Month-End Reconciliation | Tax Preparation | Cash Flow Analysis | Accounting
Systems | Workforce Planning & Budgeting | Team Leadership & Mentoring
TECH DATA CORPORATION, Clearwater, FL
Finance Manager, Logistics Division 2013 – 2016
Planned, implemented, and oversaw highly-detailed quarterly and annual budgets for Logistics, the largest division
of Tech Data ($39M budget), as well as the Freight Operations budget and headcount reporting. Also, supported the
Financial Director & SVP of Logistics to improve the overall operational effectiveness of the department.
Supervised analysts and other staff responsible for all divisional, monthly and annual financial reporting for
Logistics and Freight Operations budgets, as well as variance analysis reporting for both.
Effectively managed assignments to assemble all data required on major financial activities, and reviewed
work products to ensure they exceeded financial compliance standards.
Prepared bonus calculations for the entire Logistics department (associates, non-executives and executives)
and partnered with HR to develop a presentation to communicate bonus procedures across the company.
Recommended and implemented process improvements for closing the financial statements, such as
creating an end of month closing checklist, as well as driving cost savings.
Met with department heads on a regular basis to review budget progress and manage headcount.
Managed a comprehensive standard labor costing system.
Coordinated the budget review processes with the US Budget team.
Gathered and assembled information from six US Logistics Centers for inclusion in the monthly, quarterly
and annual financials.
Produced all productivity board presentations for Executive Management.
Budget Manager, US Division 2007 – 2013
Planned and implemented annual and quarterly budgets for the entire US Division within Tech Data ($26B in sales)
and coordinated with department managers throughout the budgeting processes. Supported the Financial
Directors and US Accounting SVP to manage all budget functions within the organization.
Supervised analysts, budget staff and other personnel to ensure high-quality work and financial compliance.
Responsible for all monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting and variance analysis for: Marketing
Services, Product Marketing, Advanced Integrated Systems, Sales, HR, Legal Services, Tax Dept. and
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Supported department heads by reporting on major activities/progress and leading meetings with
executive management to report on productivity and review of US Division budgets.
Initiated strategies to optimize cash management and enhance cash position.
Accounting Manager of the Quarter for Q4 FY10.
Senior Accountant, US Budgets 2007
Coordinated annual and quarterly budgets and variance analyses for the entire US Division within Tech Data.
Lead analyst for Marketing Services, Product Marketing, Sales and Marketing Operations.
Responsible in gathering data from Co-Op Accounting and departments with vendor-funded positions.
Trained analysts to perform bonus administration functions for various departments.
Senior Accountant, General Ledger 2004 – 2007
Coordinated US monthly and quarterly financial closing process.
Reviewed adherence to GAAP and company policy for US Division.
Completed monthly and quarterly variance analysis and reporting for senior management.
Liaison to external auditors.
Responsible for the audit of the Tech Data 401K plan and preparation of the Form 5500.
Tech Data Exceptional Achievement Award in 2006.
Tech Data Employee of the Quarter Award in 2006.
Analyst III 1998 - 2004
Supervisor and lead analyst responsible for preparation of quarterly/annual budgets and monthly/annual financial
reporting and variance analysis for some of the largest departments within Tech Data: Marketing Services, Product
Marketing, Sales and Marketing Operations.
Developed and maintained the accounting system responsible for supporting vendor-funded positions for
the entire company (“VFP Database”).
Assembled data for key reports on multiple projects, including budgets, variance analyses and activity-
Created the formal bonus reporting and analysis procedures for Senior Management.
Innovator Award for Sales and Marketing Operations in 2003.
Tech Data Exceptional Achievement Award in 2003.
Analyst II 1996 - 1998
Lead analyst responsible for tracking, reconciling and billing process for all vendor-funded positions. Responsible for
accumulating accurate information for timely billing and reports.
Developed and executed a vendor-funded position process, which generated additional $200k yearly
income for Tech Data.
Executed the bonus administration process under strict deadlines.
Assisted Senior Management by providing key data necessary for multiple projects, including budgets,
variance analyses, Blue Book reporting and ad hoc reporting.
SPENCE, MARSTON, BUNCH, MORRIS & CO., CPA’s, Clearwater, Florida
Senior Accountant 1988 – 1996
Prepared individual/corporate tax returns and senior auditor for local/national companies in both the private and
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Indiana State University
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Advanced in use of Microsoft Office Suite - Excel (Pivot Tables/V-Lookups), Access and PowerPoint
Extensive knowledge of SAP FICO, Business Warehouse, QuickBooks and Hyperion Enterprise software