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Country: United States City: Boise
State: Idaho ZIP: 83714

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Adrian J. D., C.P.A.

       Riverside Drive

Cell:   Boise, ID   


A successful collaborative leader with exceptional experience and skill improving performance and leading change.  Operating expertise includes financial planning and analysis, acquisitions and dispositions, corporate governance, business strategy, treasury, investor relations, international operations, systems implementation and process improvement.  Experienced in several industries, including grocery retail and wholesale, apparel, telecommunications and Big accounting.  Significant interaction with CEO, top executives and Board members.   



Large U.S. retailer and wholesaler with $ billion in annual sales; , employees.

Group Vice President and Controller

Designated as controller, Leadership Council member and one of eleven Section officers for SUPERVALU following its $ billion acquisition of most of Albertson’s.  Led a team of up to associates comprising accounting, reporting, shared services, Wholesale / SupplyChain finance and finance support for the SaveALot business.  Performed a lead role in Audit Committee meetings.  Member of IT Governance Council that oversaw enterprisewide IT initiatives, Chair of the Finance Technology Steering Committee and Treasurer and Director of a Captive Insurance Company.

  • Voting member that screened major capital projects, including new store, remodel and merchandizing initiatives.  Final approval on projects up to $ million.
  • Briefed and educated investors of the New SUPERVALU, following the transformational Albertson’s acquisition, by participating in investor conferences and oneonone investor sessions.
  • Actively involved in quarterly earnings processes, including scripting, press release and investor calls.
  • Key working team member on numerous debt financing and tender offers.  Participated in roadshow, due diligence and pricing meetings.
  • Led biannual business update meetings with key insurance companies.
  • Implemented common financial systems and processes, including Oracle and Peoplesoft.
  • Worked with CIO and Group VP of Operations to identify initiatives to reduce inventory shrink / theft.
  • Led Store Labor Productivity initiative for Finance, reducing costs by $ million.
  • Drove initiatives to reduce shared service costs by $ million, including offshore outsourcing.
  • Received “Commitment to Excellence” award for role in building the New SUPERVALU.

    Albertson’s, Inc. Boise, ID  

    Grocery and drug store retailer; $ billion in sales; sold to SUPERVALUled consortium in .

    Group Vice President and Controller

    Principal Accounting Officer and one of ten Section officers.  Directed control, reporting, policy, accounting, SarbanesOxley compliance, shared services, finance systems, enterprise asset management and acquisition duediligence.  Organized effective Audit / Finance Committee meetings and instituted a Financial Integrity Policy to supplement Code of Conduct.    

  • Provided analysis for the Board of Director’s assessment of strategic alternatives for sale of all or part of the company, populated the dataroom, coordinated the duediligence of potential buyers and assisted in closing this complex transaction.
  • Oversaw robust Integrated Risk Management process with regular reporting to Executive Team and Board of Directors.
  • Participated in quarterly meetings with rating agencies.
  • Built a deep team where most key openings were filled through effective succession planning.
  • Significantly improved financial systems and processes, reducing “close” cycle by ten days and increasing focus on valueadded analysis and strategic or tactical action.
  • Formulated competencies for Finance organization and rolled out a bestinclass online training tool.
  • Adrian J. D., C.P.A. Page Two 

    Gap Inc. San Francisco, CA 

    International apparel retailer that grew from $ billion to $ billion in annual sales over seven years.

    Vice President and Controller

    Managed control, reporting, HQ planning, cash flow forecasting and financial systems improvement.   Member of Disclosure Committee, Corporate Compliance Committee and Steering Committee for supply chain systems replacement.  Worked extensively with the Audit & Finance Committee, Compensation Committee and presented regularly to the full Board.  Interviewed and onboarded independent directors.

  • Led Gap’s successful global Oracle ERP implementation.
  • Developed financial reports for Board of Directors, including graphs of key metrics and commentary.
  • Championed and drove several major initiatives, including improved inventory management, better payables management, improved procurement processes and increased financial oversight of vendors and contracts.
  • Aligned and integrated accounting processes with budget and forecast processes, improving accuracy and reducing variances and volatility.
  • Built bestinclass SarbanesOxley compliance, reporting, disclosure and certification processes.

    Senior Director – Corporate Reporting

    Oversaw monthly close, SEC and management reporting, accounting policy, legal entity reporting, general ledger and headquarters accounting.

  • Provided significant assistance to Treasury in successfully obtaining $. billion in new financing during a period of multiple credit rating downgrades.
  • Stabilized and improved legacy financial systems, including transition to Euro.
  • Built a strong, talented team, developing many of the highest rated directors and staff in Finance.
  • Architected improvements in systems, processes and organization, reducing expense and headcount.

    Director – Legal Entity Reporting

    Optimized Gap’s legal entity structure to take advantage of favorable tax and financing strategies while ensuring the structure supported company growth, new business initiatives and international expansion.

  • Led a crossfunctional task force to implement business expansion initiatives.
  • Set up over new legal entities, including Internet and Catalog businesses.
  • Established foreign exchange policies and improved intercompany settlement process, thereby reducing economic exposure by %, despite increased volume.
  • Worked with Tax, Legal and outside consultants to implement tax strategies; reduced the effective tax rate %.  Provided key analytical modeling support for Tax.
  • Received Finance MVP award in and Operational Excellence award in .

    Pacific Telesis Group, Inc. San Francisco, CA 

    Diversified telecommunications company with $ billion in annual sales; acquired by SBC Communications Inc. in .

    Executive Director – Technical & Regulatory Accounting

    Structured and negotiated major transactions, selected and implemented accounting policies, decided appropriate accounting for complex transactions, reviewed and approved business plans, and ensured timely and accurate SEC and other Federal and State regulatory filings.  Directed finance team supporting the management and operations of Pacific Bell subsidiary.  Analyzed, and advised senior management on all major transactions, including new business initiatives, acquisitions, contract negotiations and financing.

  • Led merger financial reporting transition team, quickly and successfully integrating both teams while meeting complex filing requirements.
  • Performed finance duediligence on potential acquisitions.
  • Reviewed and approved annual plan prior to being presented to Board of Directors.
  • Implemented a CFO website to facilitate access to key financial information and reduce costs.

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    PricewaterhouseCoopers USA and Europe 

    International “Big ” accounting firm.

    Senior Manager San Francisco, CA

    Manager Dublin, Ireland

    Responsible for marketing and delivering high quality audit and consulting services, client relationship management, staff recruiting, team building and training.  Enjoyed working with a wide array of clients from smaller scale startup companies through middle market and larger scale.  Client industries included telecommunications, internet, hightech, investment banking, investment advisory, leasing, food, private equity and corporate identity / brand management.  Consulting services included business planning, financial and operational systems, inventory, pricing, acquisitions, dispositions and spinoffs.  Expert on SEC and technical accounting issues.  Authored publications and training courses.  Valued by clients as a strategic business advisor and as a source of innovative solutions to business issues.

  • Developed a crossfunctional service team that became a model for providing services to the firm’s Top clients.
  • Grew annual consulting revenues % over four years.
  • Performed duediligence on a $ million Cable TV acquisition that identified opportunities for improved business performance, processes and control.
  • Prepared a fiveyear business plan for a startup railroad company.
  • Stabilized new inventory management system, developed more insightful reporting and implemented cyclecounting for a midsized hightech manufacturer, resulting in more accurate product profitability, better inventory management and reduced obsolescence of raw materials.
  • Evaluated product profitability, risk of capital loss and trends for a smaller investment bank, resulting in a major change in strategic direction, including product pricing and resource allocation.
  • Facilitated successful public offerings of common stock, preferred stock and debt.
  • Handson involvement in winding down a number of companies in bankruptcy, including collection of receivables, employee terminations, sale of inventory and closure of facilities.
  • Identified best practices for clients.
  • Fastest promotion track ever to manager in Dublin, Ireland office.


    Postgraduate Diploma, Professional Accounting:

    MBA style program for the top % of Chartered Accountants Dublin University, Dublin, Ireland

    Bachelor of Commerce Degree:

    Galway University Galway, Ireland 


    Chartered Accountant in Europe

    Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland Dublin, Ireland

    Certified Public Accountant

    California State Board of Accountancy Sacramento, CA 


    Member of Corporate Executive Board Controllers’ Leadership Roundtable

    Member of KPMG Twin Cities Controller / Chief Accounting Officer Roundtable

    Former CoChair of the Conference Board’s Controllers’ Council

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