Mary Ferry has over 30 years of extensive accounting, financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, planning, merger and acquisition, and process improvement experience within several industries that include manufacturing, distribution, and technology. She leverages her diverse industry background and breadth of experience to partner with business leaders, contribute to the bottom line, and achieve organizational goals. Through extensive analysis tailored to each client’s needs, Mary is able to influence decision making, provide actionable solutions, and implement strategies that drive business results.
Mary directed multiple financial restatement projects that supported $5+ billion in divestiture and spin off activities. She established a new allocation methodology following a $4 billion acquisition to support the realization of $300 million in synergy savings. Additionally, she created the first General Ledger Accounting and Reporting function for a shared service center which included a systemized general ledger period close program that encompassed on-line account reconciliations as well as close task and SOX monitoring with paperless journal entries.
As Financial Planning and Analysis leader for a multi-billion-dollar entity, Mary managed the financial functions related to strategic planning, annual operating plan, monthly business reviews, forecast and actual reporting, board preparation and earnings release support. Her strengths lie in her ability to ensure accurate, timely and reliable information, execute on strategic initiatives and develop empowered teams.
CFO Systems, LLC
ConAgra Foods (consumer packaged goods)
Senior Director, Finance
Foot Locker, Inc. (retail distribution)
Gateway, Inc. (electronics)
Senior Manager, Manufacturing Finance
Oread Laboratories, Inc. (pharmaceutical)
La Siesta Foods (food manufacturing)
Phone 402.884.0066 ext.127