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Accounting Financial

Pearl City, Illinois, 61062, United States
April 14, 2018

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Experienced Financial Executive with 20+ years of experience in internal and corporate financial reporting, cost analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow in large and small operations. Managed all aspects of the accounting department overseeing successful growth of companies and completion of software implementations in manufacturing, distributing, and gasoline industry.


MID-STATES CONCRETE INDUSTRIES, LLC, VP of Finance South Beloit, Illinois

Manufacturer/Construction – Commercial, Municipal & Industrial 2017 – 2018

Directed all functions of Finance, HR and IT and managed a staff of seven for $65M company. Oversaw all transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting. Analyzed financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets. Issued regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management. Provided strategic guidance around capital financing options to support company growth needs. Developed and coordinated all relationships with lending/financial institutions. Developed and maintained all necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Guided team members to understand revenue and cost drivers and defined appropriate reports for tracking.

Lead on implementation project of Sage 100c ERP software upgrade

Managed relationships with insurance providers and ensured compliance

Directed all tax planning and compliance with all required federal, state, local, payroll, property, and other applicable taxes

Managed $10M line of credit daily

Interacted with venture capital partners during acquisition discovery

Prepared and reviewed monthly, quarterly, and annual reports

SEWER EQUIPMENT CO. OF AMERICA, Controller Dixon, Illinois

Manufacturer/Distribution – Industrial & Municipal Sector 2011 – 2017

Coordinated and directed financial planning, budgeting, procurement, and investment activities of all aspects of the organization. Prepared consolidated financial statements for five entities, business activity reports, and financial position forecasts. Handled all aspects of employee insurance, benefits, 401(k), and casualty programs, monitored changes in health insurance regulations, and created budgets for benefits and workers compensation. Managed a staff of five while directing all functions of Finance, HR with +100 employees, and third-party IT consulting firm.

Assisted growth of company from $18M to $56M including establishment of Canadian entity

Coordinated upgrade of current ERP system

Directed and assisted other organizational units regarding policies and procedures

Develop and maintain relationships with bank, insurance and outside auditing firm

MITEK CORPORATION, Controller Winslow, Illinois

Manufacturer/Distribution – Consumer & Commercial Audio Sound Systems 2000 – 2011

Supervised a staff of seven and directed all functions of the Finance department reporting directly to CEO. Performed financial reporting and analysis including consolidation of foreign entities. Responsible for budget, forecasting, and all aspects of cash management. Managed and evaluated company’s general liability, property, and Work Comp insurance. Oversaw Payroll department and assisted in material planning, inventory control, ISO 9000, and risk management. Coordinated annual audit requirements.

Researched and implemented software for consolidation of 12 companies

Managed cashflow of $2-$3M weekly

Worked with overseas joint ventures in Europe, Canada and China

Traveled to multiple facilities throughout the United States and Canada to oversee operations

TEXTRON LOGISTICS COMPANY, Controller Rockford, Illinois

Distribution – Distributor of Industrial & Retail Fasteners 1997-2000

Managed a staff of six directing all functions of the Accounting department. Performed financial reporting and analysis, Corporate reporting, and new customer/product line analysis. Oversaw fixed assets, inventory control, budgets, forecasting, and cash flow.

Successfully integrated two accounting systems allowing for the consolidation of financial reporting

Led the QS 9000 team process of APQP to ensure accurate delivery expectation and customer satisfaction

Served on project team to successfully acquire new ERP system to integrate QAD and ORACLE

GC THORSEN, INC. Manager/Financial & Business Analysis Rockford, Illinois

Manufacturer/Distribution of Electronic Components 1996-1997

SIEB, INC. Barber Colman Division, Senior Financial Accountant Loves Park, Illinois

Manufacturer of Industrial Process Controls 1996

VISTA MARKETING GROUP, LTD., Controller Rockford, Illinois

Retail Gasoline 1991-1996

APV CREPACO, LTD., American Division, Division Controller Rockford, Illinois

Manufacturer of Food Process Equipment 1990-1991

AMEROCK CORPORATION, Cost Accountant/Inventory Control Supervisor Rockford, Illinois

Manufacturer of Home Hardware Components 1989-1990


Master of Business Administration Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois

Bachelor of Science in Accounting Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

Associate of Science in Accounting Highland Community College, Freeport, Illinois


Sage, Epicor, MAS90, Oracle, GC Thorsen, Paylocity, Paychex, ADP, Excel, Word, Pivot Point, Access


Institute of Management Accountants


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