Jared Seal, Finance Expert in Tyler, TX, United States
Jared Seal

Finance Expert in Tyler, TX, United States

Member since November 11, 2020
With rolled-up sleeves, Jared's led the finance functions for entities with assets in excess of $1 billion. He joined the Toptal network to leverage his experience as a front-line finance leader (corporate modeling, 13-week cash-flow forecasts, Power BI reporting, and so on) to help startups and mid-sized organizations flourish. Jared has learned from his experiences in large corporations at Praxair and in early to mid-stage PE-backed firms (Quantum Energy Partners) in Texas.
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Career Highlights

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Employment

  • Finance Expert | Interim CFO

    2020 - PRESENT
    Toptal Clients
    • Enhanced the corporate financial model for a consumer packaged goods company to be used for financing.
    • Developed a financial model and pitch deck for a royalty acquisition startup.
    • Served as a lead finance and pricing expert to help expand a cloud-based professional services business.
    Focus areas: CFO, Modeling, Finance, Accounting, Audits, Cash Flow Management, Manufacturing
  • Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

    2018 - PRESENT
    Tanos Exploration II, LLC
    • Led the corporate 3-statement financial modeling with assets in excess of $1 billion and operating budgets in excess of $250 million per year.
    • Developed an SQL-integrated 13-week cash-flow forecast for operations with an annual operating budget in excess of $250 million.
    • Managed treasury functions and multiple syndicated credit facilities totaling up to $500 million.
    • Developed and implemented a Power BI environment inclusive of P&L reporting for over 3,000 profit centers, a cash-flow dashboard, and an operations level break-even calculator.
    • Led corporate risk management processes including multiple general liability claims in excess of $1 million each.
    • Automated accounts payable processes reducing annual G&A costs by more than $250,000 per year.
    Focus areas: Valuation Modeling, Audits, Controller, Valuation, M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Controllership/Accounting, QuickBooks Online, Finance Reports, Pitch Deck Consultant, Fundraising, Excel Modeling, FPA, Forecasting, Acquisitions, Business Modeling, Business Models, Pitch Decks, Bank Covenants, Term Sheet Negotiations, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Accounting, Oil & Gas, Upstream Oil & Gas Management, Private Equity, Three Statement Operating Model, 13-week Cash Flow, Budget Modeling, Interim CFO, Financial Reports, Cash Flow Modeling, eCommerce, Business Planning, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial System Implementation, Controllership, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Profit & Loss (P&L), P&L Forecasting, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Revenue Modeling, Business Strategy, CFO, Cash Flow Management, Manufacturing, Data Visualization
  • Tax and Finance Manager

    2015 - 2018
    Vernon E Faulconer, Inc.
    • Developed bottoms up, 3-statement financial models that consolidated 20 plus partnerships and S-Corps with assets in excess of $200 million.
    • Developed a standardized M&A model for high-volume deals valued at or below $10 million.
    • Spearheaded operations strategies to improve cash flow by over 30% by using Power Pivot to identify and manage costs in profit centers.
    • Led balance sheet and income statement audits with no deficiencies.
    • Managed the payroll, 401K plan, and self-funded health insurance program.
    Focus areas: Valuation Modeling, Audits, Controller, Valuation, M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Controllership/Accounting, Finance Reports, Pitch Deck Consultant, Fundraising, Excel Modeling, FPA, Forecasting, Acquisitions, Business Modeling, Business Models, Pitch Decks, Bank Covenants, Term Sheet Negotiations, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Accounting, Oil & Gas, Upstream Oil & Gas Management, Partnerships, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), M&A Modeling, Budget Modeling, Interim CFO, Financial Reports, Cash Flow Modeling, Business Planning, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial System Implementation, Controllership, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Profit & Loss (P&L), P&L Forecasting, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Revenue Modeling, Business Strategy, CFO, Cash Flow Management, Data Visualization
  • Senior Manager of Finance

    2008 - 2016
    Torqued-Up Energy Services
    • Led multiple senior debt facility financings including a syndicated $57-million senior secured credit facility and a $15-million capital raise.
    • Ran a successful sales process on a 3-year-old startup garnering a 59% return on investment (ROI).
    • Navigated multiple debt covenant breaches which included obtaining forbearance agreements and credit agreement amendments.
    • Managed a $125-million operating budget and a $40-million growth CAPEX campaign.
    • Led monthly and annual close processes for full accounting department including balance sheet and income statement audits with no deficiencies.
    • Transitioned the company from QuickBooks to Microsoft Dynamics SL.
    Focus areas: Valuation Modeling, M&A Modeling, Controllership, Financial System Implementation, Audits, Controller, Valuation, M&A (Sell-side), M&A (Buy-side), Controllership/Accounting, Pricing, QuickBooks Online, Finance Reports, Pitch Deck Consultant, Fundraising, Excel Modeling, Inventory, FPA, Forecasting, Acquisitions, Business Modeling, Business Models, Pitch Decks, Bank Covenants, Term Sheet Negotiations, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Accounting, Oil & Gas, Upstream Oil & Gas Management, Microsoft Dynamics, Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Accounting Monthly Close Process, Intuit QuickBooks, Microsoft Dynamics GP, 13-week Cash Flow, Early-stage Startups, Three Statement Operating Model, Private Equity, Debt Raises, C-suite, Budget Modeling, Interim CFO, Financial Reports, Cash Flow Modeling, Business Planning, Revenue & Expense Projections, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Profit & Loss (P&L), P&L Forecasting, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Revenue Modeling, Business Strategy, CFO, Cash Flow Management, Manufacturing, Data Visualization
  • Area Manager

    2006 - 2008
    Praxair
    • Reduced inventory error ratio by 58% to a sustained ratio of less than 2% (average inventory value of $300,000).
    • Consolidated four locations into two strategically placed distribution centers and reduced annual costs by $512,000.
    • Reduced outstanding A/R by 32% by leading KPI and data warehouse system development and deployment.
    Focus areas: Controller, Valuation, Pricing, Finance Reports, Excel Modeling, Inventory, FPA, Forecasting, Healthcare, Business Modeling, Business Models, Accounting, Marketing, Delivery Management, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Inventory Management, Billing & Collections, Medical Billing, Sales, Revenue Analysis, Revenue Modeling, Operations, Budget Modeling, Financial Reports, eCommerce, Business Planning, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial System Implementation, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Profit & Loss (P&L), P&L Forecasting, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Business Strategy

Education

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Finance & Accounting
    2008 - 2010
    University of Texas, Tyler - Tyler, TX, United States
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration
    2001 - 2005
    Stephen F. Austin State University - Nacogdoches, TX, United States

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