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Accounting Human Resources

Location:
Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
Posted:
January 30, 2018

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Michael Douglas, MBA

Lawrenceville, GA *****

ac39qz@r.postjobfree.com 404-***-**** www.linkedin.com/in/michaeldouglasmba

Senior Finance & Accounting Manager

Analytical Investigative Adaptive Mentor

Experience in multiple industries including manufacturing and service, with proven track record of leadership and performance. Coordinate and manage Information Technology (IT) departments, hardware and software implementations, and ERP system selection. Know startup needs, banking relations, cash flow management, and all aspects of financial statement consolidation with international exposure. Perform Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) due diligence and analysis, as well as multi-division, multi-company consolidations.

Expertise in:

Financial Analysis Budgeting and Forecasting

Corporate Consolidation Financial Accounting Cash Flow Management

National / International Financial Statements and Consolidations Staff Development

Risk Management Sales and Property Tax Payroll Human Resources

Computer Skills

Microsoft (MS) Dynamics AX

Oracle Small Business

Mas 90

Macola Progression Series

Timberline

Peachtree Accounting

QuickBooks

FRX Report Writer

Microsoft Office

Access

Forecaster

Professional Experience

VERINT AMERICAS, INC. (formerly ADTECH GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, INC.), Alpharetta, GA 2005 to 2017

Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis

Prepared, analyzed and consolidated financial statements for internal and external reporting both national and international. Supervised staff of 7, including Paralegal, Accounts Receivable (A/R), Accounts Payable (A/P) and Risk Management. Oversaw annual corporate audit and bank audits. Monitored A/R and A/P; audited internal documents.

Managed all forecasting and budgeting by working with CEO, President, and Department Directors to review pipeline, open orders, contracts, and product costing, ensuring compliance with GAAP and consistency with corporate strategic goals.

Implemented annual budgeting and reporting process, improving projections, maintaining and negotiating company funding and assisting management in achieving goals.

Created and implemented ongoing forecast for Profit & Loss (P&L) and cash by working with department directors, achieving accurate projections.

Planned and managed cash flow for US Corporate Office with multiple banking relationships, including multiple Lines of Credit, creating availability and funds to conduct ongoing business and review possible merger and acquisition possibilities.

Performed due diligence for potential merger and acquisition candidates, reviewing and analyzing financial statements and other data for suitable combinations and impact on future earnings, leading to rejection of 1 merger, sale of 1 division and eventual sale of remainder of company.

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VERINT AMERICAS, INC. (formerly ADTECH GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, INC.) (Continued)

Coordinated accounting and finance portion of 2005 merger forming AGS; combined 2 accounting systems, converting Peachtree Accounting System into Macola ERP package; reduced staff from 8 to 5 and ultimately to 3, resulting in $150K annual savings.

Assisted in planning and executing conversion from Macola Software in US and Peachtree Software overseas, as member of Selection and Implementation team, enabling easy analysis of results and consolidation for faster closing time.

BELL OAKS COMPANY, INC., Atlanta, GA 2003 to 2005

Director, Administrative Operations

Oversaw all administrative and financial aspects of the business, including Accounting, Procurement, Human Resources and IT. Managed banking relationships; prepared accurate and timely financial statements, variance reports and ad hoc financial reports.

Switched accounting method from accrual-based to cash-based, giving partners a better understanding how business was cash-sensitive as the company had a low asset base to use for funding.

Created complex commission schedules in Excel for tracking consultant payouts, allowing partners and consultants to visualize their impact on revenue and timing of compensation.

UP MEDIA GROUP, INC., Atlanta, GA 2002 to 2003

Controller

Served on contract basis until completion of company sale, then became full-time. Negotiated line of credit for operating cash; managed day-to-day cash flow; established and maintained bank relationships. Prepared budgets, forecasts and business plans. Directed financial accounting, including preparation of financial statements and year-end taxes.

Developed budgets and projections, negotiating the sale of the Atlanta Division of CMP Media, Inc. to UP Media Group and received cash from the seller as a 0-value sale.

Set up new accounting software using Oracle online subscription, saving the company >$5K annually in support cost while upgrading the IT structure to allow for external access.

Reduced monthly SG&A by $50K+ in a challenging economic environment, turning losing venture profitable in < 8 months.

Additional Experience

GAIN SYSTEMS, INC., Norcross, GA

Chief Financial Officer

UNITED STATES MARINE CORP

Sergeant

Education / Certifications

Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Honor Societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gama Sigma

Bachelor of Science (BS), Finance and Accounting, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), State of Georgia (Inactive)



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