As a Treasury and Finance Executive, Karen Curione has extensive experience in leading a diverse group of employees in a shared services environment focused on delivering strategic treasury and financial operation solutions for public and private equity structures.
Temple University, Summa Cum Laude Temple University President’s Scholar 1990
Recipient of Temple University’s 1990 Management Award
Head of Employee Morale Committee for Nine West Holdings; Recipient of Temple University’s Management Award
Member of Federation of Credit and Financial Professionals; Member of Strategic Profit Improvement Committee for Nine West Holdings
SAP migration and build out of critical financial operations, JD Edwards, STS and various other software packages
Windows XP, NT, 2010, 98 and 95
Office Program Experience
Office 2010 - Excel, Word, Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint
Nine West Holdings, Inc. Bristol, PA
2018 – Present
Head of Treasury functions and Shared Services Financial Operations providing strategic direction, support and opportunities for all aspects of treasury, cash management and forecasting as well as leadership of all financial operations for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit, Collections, Purchasing, Payroll and Corporate Services.
Innovative leadership by designing efficiencies and end-to-end operational processes for shared services in an SAP environment for global treasury and cash management operations, trade and accounts payable, purchasing, payroll, lease administration and corporate services departments.
Corporate Director of Accounts Payable
2008 – 2010
Overall leadership of all facets of AP/Operations/employee relations in an SAP environment including trade payables featuring inventory discount/non-discount payables program, expense payables featuring workflow operations and e-Payables solutions, card services operations, T&E policies and procedures, payment processing/payment research and resolutions. Improved process to pay time (DPO) operational processes as well as reduced FTEs by 25 percent.
Accounts Payable Manager
2003 – 2008
Led all payables, travel and entertainment areas of the Accounts Payable department. Directed Accounts Payable Specialists and Supervisors in the full process to pay solution for on time delivery of payments to suppliers and employees.
Retail Inventory Control Manager
2001 – 2003
Led the retail inventory control function and operations for over 750 wholly owned Jones New York, Nine West, Kasper and Easy Spirit stores.