Taylor S. Grim

299 Fremont St. #1909

San Francisco, CA 94105





EXPERIENCE       GENENTECH                                                                                                              SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2018 – Present         Senior Finance Rotational Development Program Associate

·         Partnered across groups to create Impactable Sales curves using financial and statistical data

·         Recommending shifting resource allocation within a brand to increase patients served and sales

·         Presented a dashboard to Commercial Finance Leadership that creates transparency for all members of Commercial Finance in to the financial health of the portfolio and specific brands

·         Developed suggestions to simplify cost structure for marketing tactics so that brand teams could easily connect costs to marketing tactics and ROI

Summer 2017          Corporate Finance Summer Associate

·         Received Conversion Offer

·         Made recommendations to Finance Leadership on areas to focus project resources with potential savings of $930,000 to contribute to a $12 Million savings target

·         Used Tableau to create Monthly Reporting Tool to aggregate and standardize global data across various systems to drive Vendor consolidation and Global Contract Negotiations to promote cost efficiency while aligning efforts

·         Partnered with Global Sites (Penzberg, Basel, and South San Francisco) to drive procurement savings through a Global approach


BLOUNT COUNTY GOVERNMENT                                                                                           MARYVILLE, TN

2013 – 2016              Financial Analyst

·         In collaboration with financial advisor, identified cost saving opportunities in a debt portfolio of roughly $200 million; recommended and secured approval for several refinancings in alignment with County’s debt policy, with projected savings of $1.2 million

·         Enabled $1.5 million of savings by creating forecasts for internal use that allowed County Officials to budget efficiently, while also enabling County Commissioners to understand the fiscal future of the County

·         Led group of 7 of accounting department employees and elected officials that reduced excess healthcare spending by $300,000 by identifying and correcting weaknesses and inefficient practices

·         Coordinated Fixed Asset activities with State Auditors to troubleshoot areas of concern and create processes that minimize risk exposure

·         Spearheaded Monthly Close process that reduced for close cycle time by four days and allowed a major audit to be finalized a month sooner than predicted with zero error

·         Educated County Commissioners on the debt capacity through the use of financial ratios as well as peer county comparison so they had a better knowledge base for making debt-related decisions


EDUCATION          VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY                                                                                                           NASHVILLE, TN


Master of Business Administration, May 2018

Concentrations: Finance, Accounting, and Strategy

·         Owen Ingram Scholar: One of 20 Owen Students awarded, covers 100% tuition

·         Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT): Professional Development Fellow

·         Executive Vice President: Owen Black Students Association

·         Vanderbilt Athletics Student-Athlete Tutor: Finance, Accounting, and Economics

·         Graduate Teaching Assistant: Financial Reporting

·         MBA Admissions Ambassador: Corporate Finance, Accounting, & Strategy


WOFFORD COLLEGE                                                                                                                SPARTANBURG, SC

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, May 2013

·         Four Year member of the NCAA Division One Men’s Soccer Team

·         Three Time Southern Conference Academic All-Conference


ADDITIONAL        ·      Interests: Civil War Documentaries, Professional Wrestling, Mississippi State Athletics, Youth Soccer

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