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Vagner, Alex.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

Senior technology and finance professional with over 18 years of experience known for diverse industry expertise and outstanding
software knowledge (industries include but not limited to: Healthcare, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, electronics, O&G,
automotive and financial)
Outstanding working knowledge of various process improvement and software development tools and practices such as Kaizen, Six
Sigma, BPO, AIM, Agile Scrum and Agile Kanban.
Exceptional Global Implementation and Localization experience in over 30 countries implementing: GL, AP, AR, FA, eBTax, CE,
Advanced Collections, P2P, Q2C, OPM, ASCP, MDM (CDH/PDH), SLA, AGIS, Trade Management (including 18 countries in
Europe)
In-depth understanding and working knowledge of local in-country reporting and its impact on business processes and software
implementation
Good working knowledge of IBM Oracle Implementation methodology including documentation, testing cycles, instant strategy
and offshore development.

EXPERIENCE:
4/04 Present

Dresden Management LLC.

Atlanta, GA

Consulting Roles (Sr. Consultant, Lead, Project/Program Manager & Director)


Clients: ViaSat/Burger King/Acuity Brands/SIRF/ARBYs/ GE /GEXPRO/Allscripts/GM Financial/Owens&Minor

Providing leadership in architectural and functional design for Quote To Cash and Procure To Pay for global pre & post M&A roll
out initiatives
Designed, implemented and managed post M&A Revenue Management, Collections, Tax, Financial processes and policies for
healthcare technology company
Outstanding working knowledge with SOP 97-2 and ASC 985-605 Revenue Recognition practices (and use of VSOE)
Hands-on lead for multiple implementations of MDM/CDH consolidating 34 applications for healthcare technology, 485
applications for Semiconductor company and 42 applications for Industrial Supplies company.
Strong knowledge of Local GAAP and IFRS reporting requirements and implementation of QTC, OTC, P2P in Russia, Colombia,
Spain, Italy, Greece, UK, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Sweden, France, Canada, China, Malaysia, India.
Designed and Implemented complex Quote to Cash and Compensation models for VARs, Partners, Agents and Inter-Company
product sales cycles including rebates, claims, pricing models, clawbacks and consignment.
Served as an Expert and Advisor to C-Level Executives in areas of Multi Org, CDH, CRM, ERP and Third Party integrations
Lead and/or Project Management activities through effective utilization of AIM, Agile, BPR, Six-Sigma and Kaizen methodologies
with hands-on responsibilities across Quote to Cash and Procure to Pay (including ASCP, OPM, Data Warehousing and OBIEE)
Hands-on activities developing business processes, Map/Gap, RICE (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions and Enhancements), CRPs,
and offshore development coordination.
Designed, managed and implemented IT Integration strategies for global rollout (over 60 countries)
Designed, managed and implemented Financial System Optimization including Global Financial Reporting processes and tools for
a 25 countries global rollout including EDI integration with Third Party Applications
Provided extensive hands-on expertise for Click to Order, Opportunity to Quote to Cash, Procure To Pay, Mobile Applications,
Revenue and Cash Management, Vertex, EBTax, across 21 countries including.
Hands on experience implementing with various Oracle and SAP modules including: AP, AR, FA, GL, SLA, OPM, ASCP, Supply
Chain, Configurator, Quoting, Incentive Compensation, Advanced Pricing, Order Management, Inventory, Confirgurator, Telesales,
Service Contracts, Trade Management, EBTax, CDH/PDH, Customer Online, Advanced Collections, AME, iStore, Payments,
Proposals, Sales, iReceivables, iExpense, iSupport

8/02 09/04 CA IT Management (Contractor)

San Jose, CA

Client: Cisco Systems

Provided Leadership in architectural and functional design for ERP/CRM modules for the largest division - Customer Advocacy
Served as an Expert and Advisor to Steering Committee in all aspects of Oracle Financials/Manufacturing/CRM integration and
Cisco Global Architecture
Provided extensive 11i (Click to Order, Opportunity to Quote to Cash, Procure To Pay) knowledge, leadership in development of
requirements, implementation strategies
Implemented and Organized knowledge transfer sessions for Cisco internal IT and Business department
Working with Software Development teams on enhancement requests for future Releases
Ensured business objectives are achieved through effective management of the ERP/CRM staff and utilization of BFA methodology
Worked closely with Accenture counterparts on creation and streamlining QTC methodology and Post-Acquisition Integration
Hands on experience implementing, troubleshooting bugs and architectural design
Used ROI analysis skills in driving decisions and making recommendations.

8/01- 8/02
Lead/Project Manager (Contractor)
Client: Lucent / Furukawa/ VARTEC / EXEL Telecom

Dallas, TX

Provided Leadership for Financial/CRM modules for 3.7 billion dollar company
Served as the Expert for all aspects of Oracle Financials/Manufacturing/CRM
Designed/Architect inter-module processes involving third party solutions (SAP and PeopleSoft HRMS).
Designed architecture to maximize reporting capabilities through Oracle Financials and Oracle Business Intelligence System for
3.7 billion dollar client using Multi Org, Multi Business Group, Multi Currencies Setup.
Maintained and updated the mythology, processes used during implementation of Oracle Applications.
Gathering, Analyzing and Configuring a Conference Room Pilot for Incentives Compensation
Multi Org, Multi Business Group, Multi Currencies Setup.
Participated in planning and development of Oracle Application using Cloning process
Analyzed Business Processes, GAP Analysis, As-Is and To-Be Process Flows (For FA, iProcurement, iExp, OIC, ASCP, OPM,
Configurator, Contracts 3i, Service 11.5.6, GL, AR, PA-Costing, PO, Telesales, Cash Management,).
Analyzed customers requirements, configured Oracle Property Manager (OPM) and conducted a conference room pilot
Conversion testing, Setup Grants Accounting & Grants/Contracts, Analysis, Evaluating and Setup Advanced Planning and
Scheduling
Setup INV, PO, OM, BOM, PA, ASCP, GL, iProcurement, OIC, MRC, EFC, OPM, Setup, Tested integration between iStore, OM
and AR.

01/01- 8/01

ATC Logistics Corp

Fort Worth, TX

Lead/Project Manager (Contractor)


Client: AT&T Wireless / AutoCraft Industries

Served as the expert for all aspects of Oracle Financials/CRM.


Develop/Architect a prototype solution for logistic companies involving 18 Oracle modules. (Solution is to satisfy fulfillment/
replenishment processes in a multi level environments), Unix Based but with ability to convert to IBM and Windows NT.
Designed interfaces between Hyperion and Oracle GL as well as the PeopleSoft HRMS.
Developed and maintained broad knowledge on all components (hardware, software, network) of the ATCL Strategic System
Architecture.
Established relationships and worked closely with the ATC Logistics user community to understand ERP-related business
requirements.
Established, maintained, monitored, and reviewed strategic relationships with ERP software providers and implementation
consultants and contractors.
Established, maintained, and updated the strategy (methodology, processes, standards, tools, service/support agreements) used in
implementing ERP systems.
Planned, led and/or participated in the implementation of multi-technology, business-critical, and system implementation
projects.
Planned, led and/or participated in the IS/IT due diligence activities of acquisition candidates.
Planned, led and/or participated in the IS/IT strategy setting and proposal development activities involved in acquiring a new
customer.
Ensured business objectives are achieved through effective management of the ERP staff through direct, measure performance,
coach, and objectively review the staff of the ERP group; reward success, address opportunities fro improvement through root
cause analysis and development plans.
Follow POINT in day-to-day activities and champion the use of POINT within the ERP group.
Ensure that the ERP group is properly staffed and that a succession plan is in place or being developed.
Gathering requirements, analyzing and setting up Advanced Scheduling and Planning
Gathering requirements, analyzing and setting up 11.5.3 (11i) implementation of iPayment, iStore, iSupport, Telesales,
iProcurement, iMarketing, GL, FA, PO, AR, AP, OPM, INV, OE, ASCP, OIC, BOM, MRP, WIP, and Quality

01/00- 01/01

RMC Industries Corp

Decatur, GA

Sr. Oracle Consultant (Contractor)

Worked with business users to understand functional requirements of Oracle 10.7 NCA and 11.0.3
Upgraded from 10.7 NCA to 11i GL, FA, PO, AR, AP, APS, OM, OPM, INV, Grants Proposal, ASCP, Grants Accounting, also
fresh installed 11.5.3 Financials/Manufacturing/CRM modules.
Hands on experience in 11.5.3 (11i) implementation of iPayment, iStore, and iMarketing.
Provided leadership for a team of 12 people.
Coordinated the engagement by managing the workload, reporting progress status, and delivering the results to the client on time,
on budget, and to agreed upon quality standards.
Analyzed business process, GAP analysis, As-Is, and To-Be Process Flows for PO, Self-Service Purchasing, WIP, OE, INV, AP,
FA, Cash Management, and Grants Management System.
Performing quality assurance against functional requirements and Represented Purchasing module on cross-functional ERP
initiatives.
Worked closely with installed-base customers to pro-actively identify issues and resolutions.

Estimated scope, impact, resource requirements, and timing of customer requests.


Provided leadership and direction to ensure that customer requirements are met.
Created reports using ADI and identified interfaces between Oracle and ComandData, Oracle, and TMT.
Created acceptance test scripts, configuration documentation, integration test scripts, unit test scripts, configuration
documentation, and training manual for PO, INV, AP, FA, Cash Management, and Grants Management System.

03/99 - 01/00

Southern Company Energy Marketing, Inc

Atlanta, GA

Trading Analyst

Provided leadership for a team of 8 people.


Estimated scope, impact, resource requirements, and timing customer requests using Oracle 10.7.
Assisted accounting with pricing and gas volume discrepancies using Oracle 10.7 GUI).
Set up Swing-swap indices for risk management administration using GMS with export to Oracle.
Processing month end management reports, outbound confirmation reports, and deal summary reports. The reports were
enhanced, created, and extracted out of GMS, Oracle AP & PO.
Responsible for sending out SCEM cash gas confirmations including TERM/Seasonal deals.
Reconciled all sales trades at the end of the month for any changes using Oracle.
Responsible for Pricing gas daily, gas daily monthly contract, inside F.E.R.C, NGW, and NGI daily.
Track NYMEX and KCBT settlement prices.
Maintain GMS pricing table, pipeline tables, formulas, and basket pricing.
Assisted contract administration to establish title IDs for new counter parties.
Assisted traders, marketers, and producer services with historical pricing information using NYMEX data, TaRa, GMS, and
ORACLE.

01/99 - 03/99

AIG Design, Inc

Alpharetta, GA

Senior Accountant (Contractor)

Prepared, analyzed, and reviewed journal entries.


Month end close, year-end close, and financial statements developed to assist the Controller.
Responsible for General Ledger Analysis and P & L Analysis.

07/95 - 11/98
Sr. Associate

Goldman Sachs /O.M.A.R Management, Inc

LA/Moscow/London

Provided leadership and direction for a team of 5 consultants for an Oracle 10.x implementation team to ensure that the
companys requirements were met.
Led the solution definition, application configuration, testing and implementation of solution application architecture to meet the
clients business needs.
Analyzed business process, GAP Analysis, As-Is and To-Be Process Flows for PO, INV, and AP.
Created training manuals for PO, AP, and INV.
Responsible for the day-to-day tasks using Oracle PO, AP, INV, GL, and FA.
Provided financial modeling and analysis for contracts.
Developed financial plans, directing, budget preparations, warehousing, distribution, inventory control, and pricing analysis.
Interpreted and analyzed risks in those activities through on and off site supervision techniques.
Forecasted, assisted with strategic plans, and analyzed of field marketing programs.
Performed analysis of revenues and contribution to determine profitable product areas.
Assisted with complex, cross-organizational analytical projects (i.e. rate of return, depreciation, discount cash flow, working
capital, investments/financial expense performance comparisons, decision support analysis, etc.).
Reconciliation of monthly financial reports and prepared recommendations for financial plans.
Analyzed, designed, and implemented processes. Reported mechanisms to facilitate delivery of accurate and effective data

EDUCATION
Plekhanov Academy Of Economics/London Business School
Masters of Business Administration

Concentration in Economics
Graduated with Highest Honors Top 1%
Passed CFA Level 3

STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Art in Economics (A.B)

Moscow/London

Majored in Economics.
Maintained a perfect GPA

Stanford, CA

Plekhanov Academy Of Economics


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Majored in International Business and Global Finance.


Minor in Business Law
Graduated with honors.
Maintained a perfect GPA

Moscow, Russia