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QA/Software Testing, CSM, CPA, CTFL-AT

United States
January 29, 2018

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M. David Shine, CPA, CTFL

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

Holly Springs, GA 30115

770-***-**** Home

678-***-**** Cell


Sogeti, the Technology Services Division of Capegemini October 2, 2014 - Present

Software testing, involving InFORM Supply Chain and Cash Management, Smart Phone apps, MS Patch testing, digital offer card activation website testing, iPOS testing, and Oracle Custom Apps test planning, testing, and management. Testing and consulting, involving custom implementation of loan origination and servicing software.

Lendmark Financial Services January 2017 – December 2017

Testing subject matter expert and one of two test leads for CALMS Originations and Servicing implementation project, which consisted of vendor customization of existing loan origination and servicing software to be implemented for all client offices. Responsible for test case development, utilizing PractiTest as the project testing tool, functional and regression testing, and coordination with CapGemini offshore team, through multiple software releases.

Chick-fil-A October 2014 – November 2016

oRestaurant Financial Reporting System Project - Testing subject matter expert and test lead for Restaurant Financial Reporting System custom project, which consisted of development of a Fusion custom application for use in monthly financial closing and reporting for all Chick-fil-A restaurants. Responsible for test case development, functional and regression testing, reporting, and dashboard maintenance, utilizing JIRA.

oDeposco WMS - Test case development and testing for custom Deposco WMS software implementation, including integrations. Additionally, made operational recommendations based upon prior operational audit, accounting, finance, warehousing, order fulfillment, and shipping experience.

oiPOS Project - Test case development and testing for iPOS, including functional and regression requirements. Additionally, assisted with troubleshooting and error recreation resulting from issues in the field.

oInFORM Project - Regression testing, test case modification, and defect reporting for InFORM Cash Management and InFORM Supply Chain. Additionally, used SQL database queries to validate data from multiple systems.

oMS Patch and iOS Regression Testing - Regression testing surrounding Microsoft Patch releases and new version releases of iOS

oCheck Writer Project - Test case development, functional testing, and regression testing for project developing a process for transmitting check information to the bank for check writing and a process for allowing some checks to be printed locally, on an as needed basis.

Kamado Joe (Premier Specialty Brands, LLC ) April 2, 2013 – October 1, 2014

(A $10 million privately held importer/distributor of kamado style and gas grills)


Perform all daily transactions for finance and inventory, including billing and AR

Assess and implement internal controls, including streamlining of AR billing process.

Implemented AR collections process, speeding realization of receivables collection.

Customer service

Warranty processing

Shipping and fulfillment

Catalyst Resource Group, LLC February 2013 – April 1, 2013

Contract accounting for DTI Global, the largest independent provider of litigation, discovery and managed support services for the legal and corporate markets.

Performed audit workpaper review work in advance of upcoming yearly external audit.

Daily accounting and reconciliations and special requests from the Controller and VP of Finance.

Prepared internal audit report, with recommendations for improvements in associated areas, at the request of the VP of Finance.

Kamado Joe (Premier Specialty Brands, LLC ) January 2, 2013 – February 22, 2013

(A $10 million privately held importer/distributor of kamado style and gas grills)

Controller – contract through Robert Half Management Resources

Perform all daily transactions, including billing and AR

Assess and implement internal controls. Implemented RMA process for items returned from customers and corrected inventory through persistent cycle counting.

As necessary, communicated with customers and performed customer service functions.

AGL Resources, Inc. June 18, 2012 – October 24, 2012

(A $4 billion publicly-traded gas distribution company. The largest gas-only distribution company in the US)

Senior Accountant

Perform all accounting and balance sheet reconciliations for designated subsidiary companies

Prepare balance sheet flux analyses for designated segments

Prepare all equity related journal entries and reconciliations, including common stock, treasury stock, stock awards and compensation

Prepare operating margin report for the Director of Financial Accounting

Prepare and distribute monthly reports to determine necessary miscellaneous AP accruals

Rheem Manufacturing Company, Atlanta GA June 2000 – June 2012

(A $2 billion wholly owned subsidiary of a privately held Japanese company that manufactures and markets HVAC equipment, water heating equipment, pool heaters and boilers)

Finance and Accounting Manager, Accounting Supervisor July 2006 – June 2012

Manage daily accounting and prepare and consolidate financial statements for monthly, quarterly and annual closing for eight Corporate companies

Consolidate financial statements for Corporate companies, along with three domestic divisions and three international locations into a consolidated financial reporting package using Excel

Developed and manage monthly variance reporting process, reporting expenses vs. budget, both current and prior year to Corporate department heads

Coordinate and manage inter-company accounting entries passed between locations

Prepare monthly consolidated reporting metrics

Prepare monthly consolidated supporting commentary to the financial statements

Prepare ad hoc reports for various management needs

Subject Matter Expert (SME) converting three main legacy systems to Oracle 12, beginning with planning in June 2009 through conversion in November 2010. Tasks included documenting existing systems, planning Oracle processes, defining the new Oracle accounting string (account structure) and mapping the existing chart of accounts to the newly defined chart of accounts in Oracle.

Instituted program to reconcile the entire Corporate balance sheet, which had not been done in several years.

Successfully learned the Accounting Manager, Accountant, and Treasury Analyst jobs, performed those jobs and moved the Corporate office from New York to Atlanta in 2006

Senior Auditor, General Auditor June 2000 – July 2006

Responsible for Operational and Financial Auditing (testing), Audit Program Development (test program) development and Reporting

Planned and executed operational audits (testing) of three main divisions and two international locations

Audits (testing) included the functional areas of material control, inventory, fixed assets, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Additional testing including access security testing of systems.

Accomplishments include recommendation to include a smaller operation’s shipping contracts with the larger division’s contracts, resulting in a significant reduction in shipping costs to the smaller unit.

Assisted the external auditors with preparation of audit workpapers during the financial audits

Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, LLP Montgomery AL December 1997-June 2000

A top twenty-five regional accounting firm, based in Richmond, VA

Senior Accountant, Staff Accountant

Responsible for various accounting functions, including financial auditing, income tax preparation, payroll tax preparation, sales & use tax preparation, write-up, engagement planning and management

Prepared journal entries and financial statements (write-up work) for a dry cleaning company with greater than twenty locations

Audited and prepared financial statements for several not-for-profit entities, two car dealerships, and one manufacturing facility

Prepared tax returns for individuals, partnerships, trusts, estates and corporations, completing in excess of three-hundred fifty tax returns each year

CH2M Hill, Inc.

Top-rated employee-owned engineering, design and management firm based in Englewood, CO

Project Accountant September 1996-December 1997

Responsible for all accounting issues related to assigned projects

Performed project setups, changes and project client billing

Responsible for subconsultant payables, which included verifying contracts and insurance before processing

Responsibilities before being named project accountant included accounts payable, cost recovery, and monthly sales and use tax returns

Sample Custodian June 1996-September 1996

Responsible for acceptance and storage of environmental water and soil samples, maintenance of chains-of-custody, disposal of samples after testing and preparation of shipping containers and packing of sample containers to clients


MBA, Accounting, Auburn University at Montgomery, 3.81/4.00 March 1999

B.S.B.A., Accounting, Auburn University at Montgomery, 3.21/4.00 November 1997

B. A., German/Int’l Trade, Auburn University, 3.43/4.00 (Last 100 hours) June 1993


Oracle 12 user, Oracle Fusion (familiar) MAS200, MAS90, Some PeopleSoft, NetSuite, Excel, Word, ProSystem fx, ACL, Monarch, ALM, Jira, German Language


German Club/AU, Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity/AUM


Beta Gamma Sigma Graduate Honor Society, Delta Epsilon Kappa Accounting Honor Society, Dean’s List


ISTQB Certified Tester, Foundation Level (CTFL), November 2014

Certified Tester Foundation Level – Agile Extension, August 2017

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), February 1999

Certified Scrum Master, April 2017

Certified Scrum Product Owner, September 2017

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