Ms Frances-Ann Mellanson MBA MPM

Senior Financial Manager (Bursar)
The University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus

Francis-Ann Melanson is a multidimensional finance executive successful in leveraging deep background in corporate finance, general accounting and auditing across B2B and B2C settings to drive results. Demonstrated ability in directing complex financial operations – implementing process improvements and collaborative enterprise solutions to optimize performance. Cross-functional Leader who directs teams with ease in diverse, multicultural environments. Expertise in working with general ledger, accounts payable/receivable, payroll processing, and regulatory compliance (SOX, GAAP, Accpac ISSA). familiar with French and Spanish with extensive knowledge of healthcare, childcare, association, ecommerce, CPG and international banking sectors. Notable contributions include influencing the Board of Directors at Mount St. John Medical Centre (MSJMC) via audit findings to implement user fees for services, generating $6M in new revenue, spearheading expansion of Tremont Crotona Agency market footprint by bidding on, acquiring and integrating failing competitor, worth over $1M, reducing accounts payable balance to vendors by $2.4M through proper debt management with a non-interest-bearing capital injection from central government in Antigua, and creating and maintaining revenue cycle processes and procedures to increase yearly collections by $1M. Now newly appointed Senior Financial Manager (Bursar) at The University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus with responsibility to maintain a profitable position of the campus in Antigua with a main aim to increase our international student enrollment.