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Officer / Vice President of Finance
and resultsdriven Chief Financial Officer with a demonstrated track
record in launching startup organizations, delivering on the bottom
line, and driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of
financial management systems and implementation of process improvements.
Talented leader directing highly skilled teams to support achievement
of overall corporate goals and objectives. Core competencies include:
Merger & Acquisitions
Legal and Contract
Mountain View, CA, –
Chief Financial Officer
fast growing startup firm specializing in engineering, construction
management, and online datahosting for Public entities and Fortune
clients with environmentally impacted sites. Managed internal
expansion as company quickly grew from six to over sixty employees in
the first year. Directed financial management functions including
development of monthly/quarterly financial statements, financial forecasts,
and budgets. Oversaw all Human Resources, IT, and Accounting functions,
including AR/AP, account reconciliation, cash management, and annual
outside audit. Insured compliance of all GAAP, SOX and other new accounting
requirements including SFAS R, SOP , and EITF . Developed
highly skilled administrative team to achieve established objectives.
Served on the Board of Directors for eleven years, playing pivotal role
in developing the short and longterm strategies of the company.
firm delivering $. Million in revenues, $, in net profit in
first year while managing its growth to $ Million.
Designed and implemented
intranet interface for management and accounting staff, dramatically
increasing management’s secure and timely access to data, while reducing
hardcopy reports and accounting support time by %.
Pursued and delivered
viable ownership exitstrategy through the sale of a division.
Was recognized by
Microsoft Corporation for the highly effective and enhanced deployment
of MS Dynamics SL.
Featured in Field
Force Automation, “Is There a Project Manager in the House?”
CANONIE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
/ SMITH ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, Mountain View, California,
Canonie Environmental Services
was a national environmental engineering and construction firm based
in Porter, Indiana. It was purchased by E. B. Smith in and
became Smith Environmental Technologies.
Regional Financial Manager,
and contract oversight for the western region managing approximately
$ Million to $ Million per year. Managed nine project accountants
in four offices. Prepared financial reports, developed budgets,
and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan. Compiled
periodic financial reporting packages and strategic plans for senior
management. Served on M&A panel, assessing opportunities and successfully
took lead in the integration of an acquired consultancy into the region.
Served as key participant in assessing new IT systems needs and its
deployment. Built and led teams in carrying out special projects.
project management reporting resulting in tighter controls, lower risk,
and increased margins of %.
and forecasting process that increased accuracy by % while decreasing
preparation time by %.
Senior Contracts Administrator,
and administer public and private contracts averaging $ Million to
$ Million annually. Oversaw all financial reports, developed
budgets, and performed variance analysis in accordance with company
goals and clients needs. Spearheaded the complete overhaul of the project
office’s management process, simplifying and standardizing WBS, and
enhancing purchasing controls.
Order procedures on large public and private projects, decreasing client
approval time by %, while increasing revenues by %.
revision to budgeting and forecasting requirements that met and exceeded
expectations of both client and project managers, decreasing the time
and cost required to prepare by %, and providing enhanced reporting.
ROLLINS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
FS INC, San Jose, California, –
and contract management responsibility for the western region of $
Million to $ Million per year from private and public clients.
Closed and prepared monthly regional financial statements. Performed
monthly account reconciliations and monitored general ledger transactions.
Worked in collaboration with Corporate Controller to ensure accuracy
and integrity of financial information in support of overall business
Assumed lead in
resolving invoice discrepancy problems with ongoing DoD contract resulting
in the successful collection of over $, disputed on a $. Million
Designed and deployed
custom accounting software to automate corporate and regional accounting
needs, while cutting staff by %.
GRANT BROADCASTING OF PHILADELPHIA,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, –
general ledger functions at a startup independent TV station, including
account analysis and reconciliation, journal entries, and AR/AP.
Assumed lead in establishing and maintaining complex film amortization
and asset depreciation schedules, as well as produced weekly sales projection
deadlines while demonstrating strong analytical and problemsolving
skills to achieve department objectives.
Program, International Business East Asia Concentration
of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA
of Science, Political Science and International Commerce
College – Collegeville, PA
Abroad, International Relations and Law
of Aberdeen – Aberdeen, Scotland