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Manager Accounting

Location:
Leesburg, Virginia, United States
Posted:
November 11, 2017

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MARK P. FRANCIS

*** ******* ***** **

LEESBURG, VA 20176

HOME (703) ***-****

ac29io@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PRECISION AUTO CARE, INC. April 2004 – October 2017

Publicly traded U.S. company with two-hundred and twenty franchises and forty-five company owned stores with system sales over $150M.

Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for the preparation and submission of quarterly and annual filings with OTC Markets Group Inc. for franchisor of automotive service centers

Supervise and mentor nine individuals in the accounting, collections, and payroll departments

Prepare the monthly consolidated financial package including financial commentary for review by the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors

Present financial report to the Board of Directors at the quarterly board meetings and the annual shareholders meeting

Assisted in adding the first forty-five company-owned stores over the past eight years

Due to the addition of the company-owned stores business segment, revenues have increased from $11.9m in FY 2004 to $29.9m in FY 2017

Oversee employee payroll that has increased from twenty-six full-time corporate employees to two hundred and twenty-five full-time & part-time employees

Suggest and implement changes in payroll procedures to improve workflow and efficiency of bi-weekly payroll processing

Coordinate and supervise employees within accounts payable department including interacting with external vendors and monitoring all controls

Lead the annual audit with external auditors. No adjusting journal entries have been recommended in the past ten years.

Responsible for preparing the financial data in annual franchise disclosure document

Responsible for treasury issues such as daily cash management and monitoring quarterly debt covenants for existing line of credit

Promoted from Controller to Chief Financial Officer in May 2006, however a Controller was not hired. Oversee all facets of the accounting department.

REHAU December 1999 – April 2004 North American headquarters for leading provider of innovative polymer-based solutions in automotive, construction & industry.

Accounting Manager and Manager of Treasury Operations

Oversaw the banking relations, cash management and accounts receivable departments for the US and Canadian operations

Coordinated the year-end audit for the US and Canadian operations

Prepared the information for the US Federal return and twelve state tax returns

Prepared the annual transfer pricing study information for the US and Canadian companies

Presented a quarterly report to the Management Committee of REHAU N.A. regarding the inventory status of REHAU Inc. and REHAU Industries Inc.

Supervised two accounts receivable specialists

Prepared and reviewed monthly and annual financial statements

Prepared statutory filings for federal and various state requirements

Mark P. Francis

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MBA Management Inc. August 1999 – December 1999

Private company that connected employers and job seekers to staff positions in finance, technology and other industries.

Senior Associate

Executive recruiter for accounting and finance department

Supervised associate recruiter

WASHINGTON REDSKINS June 1996 – August 1999

Professional football team in the National Football League.

Controller

Reviewed monthly financial statements, salary cap reporting and various NFL conforming statements

Prepared and presented annual budget to President

Lead annual audit with external auditors

Provided financial analysis and information as requested by the President

Supervised three accounting staff employees

Ensured proper internal controls were implemented and maintained

Managed all human resource issues within the front office of the organization

Reviewed and determined daily cash management

RELIANCE ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL COMPANY May 1991 – June 1996

Manufacturer of large mechanical couplers and electrical motors used in heavy industries from steel and paper mills to coal mines.

Controller

Directed the daily and the month-end closing process for all accounting functions

Worked closely with Plant Manager in reviewing monthly operating results and investigated deviations from monthly budgets costs

PwC (formerly COOPERS AND LYBRAND) September 1988 – May 1991

Big Four Public Accounting firm offering various audit and tax services in Pittsburgh, PA area.

General Practice Senior

Education/Professional Certifications

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, MBA 1995

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S. in Business Administration 1988

Certified Public Accountant – licensed in Pennsylvania – currently dormant 1990

Skills

Proficient with SagePro, ACCPAC, MS Office Suite, pivot tables, and ADP payroll

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