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Corporate Controller Resume

4.00 Rating

Sarasota, FL


  • Self - starting, pro-active, operations-oriented accountant with twenty-four years Accounting Supervisory experience seeking the next challenge.
  • Best fit is a hands-on assignment with a voice to top management and advancement opportunity. Preferably in manufacturing, construction, retail, energy or logistics.
  • Extensive experience in month-end close, financial statement publication, G/L, A/R, A/P, P/R inventory mgt. and cost accounting. Experienced managing staff of up to 12.
  • Extensive experience with budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis, SEC reporting, SOX, auditing and federal import/export regulations.
  • Experience with cash management, cash flows and projections. Highest level of integrity, honesty and adherence to GAAP.
  • Very strong in MRP/ERP systems; installation, integration, migration & administration.
  • Profit center manager with a talent for numbers and systems who can offer real solutions and leadership to the accounting department, as well as the operational departments.
  • Natural ability to lead departments and projects and to give presentations. Proven ability to effectively work with individuals at all levels of an organization.
  • Proven consensus builder across production, shipping/receiving, procurement, inventory control, engineering, customer service & IT departments.
  • Profit center management experience (7 years) - Bonus-driven, full P&L responsibility.
  • Big 4 and private accounting management experience in the following industries: Manufacturing, automotive, construction, health care, retail, and financial services.


Corporate Controller

Confidential, Sarasota, FL


  • Directed/performed the M/E close process & the cost accounting for six North American assembly plants; Monthly/Annual reporting to VP’s and President (N. America, Canada & Great Britain);
  • G/L manager, account reconciliations, MRP systems administration;
  • Supervised staff of sixteen across six locations (A/R,A/P (Manila), P/R, Inventory, Cost);
  • MRP systems migrations; Primary contact for Internal & External audits;
  • Primary support for SEC reporting, federal/state income tax and budgeting/forecasting;
  • Continually challenged policies/procedures to increase efficiencies and SOX compliance;
  • Initiated program that resulted in a $420k annual decrease (70%) in Travel Expense
  • Initiated MRP system enhancements in Ft Myers plant that resulted in:
  • An estimated 3% increase in gross margin ($360k annually);
  • Improved warranty response times and reduced warranty replacements ≈13%;
  • Improved customer service (and margins) through more accurate cost quotes;
  • Helped reduce inventory levels by approximately 10%;
  • Significantly reduced risk of import/export fines & delays by developing International Trade Compliance infrastructure for nine North American manufacturing facilities;

Accounting Manager

Confidential, Punta Gorda, FL


  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements;
  • Monthly reporting to CFO, CEO & Board of Directors;
  • G/L manager, account reconciliations, A/R, A/P, P/R, Inventory, F&I;
  • Greatly improved cost containment ability by completing the integration of the business system’s (Light Speed) general ledger, parts inventory and service/repair modules;
  • Reduced a Florida Dept. of Revenue Sales and Use Tax assessment of 184K to 29K;


Accounting Manager


  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; all SEC filings and corporate tax returns;
  • Monthly and annual reporting to CFO, CEO and Board of Directors;
  • Supervise staff of eighteen accounting professionals; G/L, A/P, P/R, Cash Management;
  • Provided financial leadership as this entity grew from a privately-held, $60-million-net asset company with lending offices in four states to a $220-million-net-asset publicly-traded company with lending offices and resale lots in ten states; Provided key input for IPO (SEC documents and prospectus).

Senior Auditor

Confidential, IN


  • Have knowledge and skill level of “Power User” and system administrator on several ERP/MRP and DMS systems including:
  • Reynolds & Reynolds, ADP, Macola-Progression, PlexOnLine, Great Plains, Peachtree, Solomon, JD Edwards, Light Speed, AccPac Plus, QuickBooks, “DBA”, “MK8” and GrowthPower. Some experience with Hyperion, Access and Oracle.
  • Very proficient with Windows 2010 including Outlook and Excel (pivots, v-look ups etc.)

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