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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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February 26, 2018

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HARVEY BOTVINICK

**** ******** *****, **

Marietta, Georgia 30062

Home: 770-***-**** ac4mhn@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 678-***-****

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE – CONTROLLER – ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Broad-Industry Enterprises in Start-Up, High-Growth, Turnaround, Change

Extensive experience and a consistent record of achievement in the leadership of corporate finance and general accounting operations. High-caliber qualifications in strategic and tactical financial planning, providing executive-level advisory and serving as an internal consultant to cross-functional managers. Successful in identifying operational and financial reporting deficiencies – equally effective in developing and executing corrective actions and solutions. Highlights of experience and qualifications:

Strategic Business & Finance Planning Corporate Finance & General Accounting Management

P&L Analysis & Administration Corporate Investment & Development

Budget Development & Analysis M&A, Joint Venture, IPO, Sale Transactions

Team Building & Leadership Rollup & Exist Strategies

Expert in Partnering Corporate Finance with Key Business Operations to

Control Costs, Deliver Revenue Gains, Increase Profits, Improve ROI and Enhance Shareholder Value

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FINANCE DIRECTOR Jul 01–PRESENT

Impulse Marketing Group. Atlanta, Georgia

Manage the corporate treasury and general accounting function for a $35 million internet marketing company involved in marketing client’s products to our distributor affiliate network. Prepare and analyze audited consolidated financial statements, prepare internal management reports, establish organizational policies, established bank & trade credit line. Member of the corporate management team providing financial support to the owners.

Results & Achievements:

• Implement new accounting software package. Designed and implemented new internal financial reporting

• Introduced cross-training in the Accounting Department and provided staff with an in-depth perspective of the scope of responsibility of the Controller role resulting in improved efficiency and reporting.

• Established operational reporting package to facilitate improved owners decisions.

• Provided schedules and documents to the investment bankers for the successful completion of $90M asset purchase agreement

CONTROLLER Jun 00– Mar 01

Net Shepherd, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia

Manage the corporate finance and general accounting function for a $4.5 million venture capital firm involved in funding and managing (through start-up, growth and/or IPO) high-potential Internet companies. Prepare and analyze consolidated financial statements, determine funding requirements, and track cash burn rate for a portfolio of companies valued in excess of $10 million. Member of the corporate management team providing financial support to the COO and advisory/interface to overseas investors.

Results & Achievements:

• Designed and implemented a formal procedure requiring the start-up companies to provide a weekly report projecting their cash flow spending before operating cash is disbursed.

• Introduced cross-training in the Accounting Department and provided staff with an in-depth perspective of the scope of responsibility of the Controller role resulting in better communications and cooperation.

• Restructured and renegotiated corporate debt, saving $200,000 and extending limited cash reserves.

Home: 770-***-**** ac4mhn@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 678-***-****

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE / Controller Aug 97-May 00

Forsight Software, Inc. – FSI Atlanta, Georgia

Key member of the management team for a $15 million subsidiary of a $700 million high-technology equity investment enterprise. FSI provided high-performance Client/Server solutions and Customer Relations mgmt software to global customers base representing a broad range of industries. Prepared revenue and expense forecasts, prepared budgets and analyzed variances, managed month-end closing and financial statement preparation, and supervised external audits. Serve as internal consultant to department heads in aligning their functionally-specific areas with enterprise strategies and objectives.

Results & Achievements:

• Streamlined operations, and designed and implemented stringent cost containment initiatives and cash flow controls to sustain 15% to 20% profit margin despite 28% decline in annual sales.

• Within 30 days of hire, closed four months of open financial records, and prepared and submitted financial statements to the senior management team. Continued to enhance the timeliness, accuracy and meaningfulness of critical decision support data.

HARVEY BOTVINICK Page Two

CORPORATE CONTROLLER Jun 95-Oct 96

Strategic Solutions Group, Inc Atlanta, Georgia

Managed the corporate finance and general accounting functions for a $10 million technology company providing software solutions to a nationwide customer base of banking and finance institutions. Directed the preparation and analyses of monthly financial statements, managed corporate credit and collections, and assumed responsibility for the corporate HR and insurance functions. Managed a staff of three accounting professionals.

• Reported only to the President and played a primary role in corporate-level strategic planning and decision making as the company poised for growth and/or acquisition.

• Resolved deficiencies and inconsistencies in general accounting practices, including implementing new controls, eliminating duplicate processes and streamlining systems enabling outside auditors to complete their review and issue an opinion.

• Negotiated 40% increase in operating credit line and managed related banking relationships.

• Restructured the credit policy to support business growth while minimizing risk and protecting customer relationships. Resolved a $1.5 million backlog of outstanding receivables.

• Played a key role in improving the financial position of the company in anticipation of sale, and worked with investment bankers in consummating the $17 million sale of the company.

CONTROLLER Nov 88-May 95

Communications Central, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia

Teamed with the CFO in implementing corporate financial strategies and held direct responsibility for overseeing the entire general accounting and financial reporting function (including but not limited to, subsidiary and general ledger preparation, budget/variance analyses, banking, payroll, A/R, A/P, financial statement review, forecasting and special-purpose analyses) for a $46 million telecom organization doing business in 20+ states. Recruited, hired, trained, supervised and evaluated the work performance of three accounting professionals.

• Assumed the role of CFO during preparation phases for IPO. Successfully completed all financial reporting tasks (including S-1 and 10K filing) and prepared for presentation to the Board of Directors within a 30-day deadline.

• Contributed to due diligence and deal-making for as many as nine M&A transactions ranging in value from $1 million to $13.5 million.

• Planned and executed post-transaction business integration and transition processes related to M&A activities.

• Led the conversion of the legacy IT system to JD Edward AS400, set-up the accounting system and customized several general accounting and financial reporting modules. Reduced the month-end closing cycle by 50%.

• Developed the skills of the accounting staff to achieve work demands as the company grew from $1.4 million to $46 million in annual revenue over a six -year period.

Home: 770-***-**** ac4mhn@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 678-***-****

HARVEY BOTVINICK Page Three

ASSISTANT REGIONAL CONTROLLER Jun 87-Oct 88

Dominos Pizza Distribution Atlanta, Georgia

Accounting Manager Sep 85-May 87

Dominos Pizza Distribution Houston, Texas

Received performance-based promotion from Distribution Plan Controller (Houston, Texas), to a regional management position responsible for overseeing the Region collection, analysis and reporting of financial data for 11 distribution centers $40 million in total revenue in the Southeast Region. Tracked key financial indicators, researched variations and intervened with recommendations for corrective actions and solutions. Managed collection and posting of daily sales data, and preparation and distribution of monthly financial reports.

• Successfully coordinated and managed the collection of large volumes of financial/operational data as the company experienced rapid growth through franchise sales (then the fastest growing national home pizza delivery company.

• Supervised and evaluated the work performance of 11 Distribution Plant Controllers.

• Contributed to the Region’s #1 position in the company for ROI and other business performance indicators.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

BS – ACCOUNTING – Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York

CPA – State of Texas

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member (former Director), North Atlanta Society of CPAs

Member, AICPA

HARVEY BOTVINICK

2942 Cheshire Drive, NE

Marietta, Georgia 30062

Home: 770-***-**** ac4mhn@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 678-***-****

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE – CONTROLLER – ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Broad-Industry Enterprises in Start-Up, High-Growth, Turnaround, Change

Extensive experience and a consistent record of achievement in the leadership of corporate finance and general accounting operations. High-caliber qualifications in strategic and tactical financial planning, providing executive-level advisory and serving as an internal consultant to cross-functional managers. Successful in identifying operational and financial reporting deficiencies – equally effective in developing and executing corrective actions and solutions. Highlights of experience and qualifications:

Strategic Business & Finance Planning Corporate Finance & General Accounting Management

P&L Analysis & Administration Corporate Investment & Development

Budget Development & Analysis M&A, Joint Venture, IPO, Sale Transactions

Team Building & Leadership Rollup & Exist Strategies

Expert in Partnering Corporate Finance with Key Business Operations to

Control Costs, Deliver Revenue Gains, Increase Profits, Improve ROI and Enhance Shareholder Value

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FINANCE DIRECTOR Jul 01–PRESENT

Impulse Marketing Group. Atlanta, Georgia

Manage the corporate treasury and general accounting function for a $35 million internet marketing company involved in marketing client’s products to our distributor affiliate network. Prepare and analyze audited consolidated financial statements, prepare internal management reports, establish organizational policies, established bank & trade credit line. Member of the corporate management team providing financial support to the owners.

Results & Achievements:

• Implement new accounting software package. Designed and implemented new internal financial reporting

• Introduced cross-training in the Accounting Department and provided staff with an in-depth perspective of the scope of responsibility of the Controller role resulting in improved efficiency and reporting.

• Established operational reporting package to facilitate improved owners decisions.

• Provided schedules and documents to the investment bankers for the successful completion of $90M asset purchase agreement

CONTROLLER Jun 00– Mar 01

Net Shepherd, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia

Manage the corporate finance and general accounting function for a $4.5 million venture capital firm involved in funding and managing (through start-up, growth and/or IPO) high-potential Internet companies. Prepare and analyze consolidated financial statements, determine funding requirements, and track cash burn rate for a portfolio of companies valued in excess of $10 million. Member of the corporate management team providing financial support to the COO and advisory/interface to overseas investors.

Results & Achievements:

• Designed and implemented a formal procedure requiring the start-up companies to provide a weekly report projecting their cash flow spending before operating cash is disbursed.

• Introduced cross-training in the Accounting Department and provided staff with an in-depth perspective of the scope of responsibility of the Controller role resulting in better communications and cooperation.

• Restructured and renegotiated corporate debt, saving $200,000 and extending limited cash reserves.

Home: 770-***-**** ac4mhn@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 678-***-****

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE / Controller Aug 97-May 00

Forsight Software, Inc. – FSI Atlanta, Georgia

Key member of the management team for a $15 million subsidiary of a $700 million high-technology equity investment enterprise. FSI provided high-performance Client/Server solutions and Customer Relations mgmt software to global customers base representing a broad range of industries. Prepared revenue and expense forecasts, prepared budgets and analyzed variances, managed month-end closing and financial statement preparation, and supervised external audits. Serve as internal consultant to department heads in aligning their functionally-specific areas with enterprise strategies and objectives.

Results & Achievements:

• Streamlined operations, and designed and implemented stringent cost containment initiatives and cash flow controls to sustain 15% to 20% profit margin despite 28% decline in annual sales.

• Within 30 days of hire, closed four months of open financial records, and prepared and submitted financial statements to the senior management team. Continued to enhance the timeliness, accuracy and meaningfulness of critical decision support data.

HARVEY BOTVINICK Page Two

CORPORATE CONTROLLER Jun 95-Oct 96

Strategic Solutions Group, Inc Atlanta, Georgia

Managed the corporate finance and general accounting functions for a $10 million technology company providing software solutions to a nationwide customer base of banking and finance institutions. Directed the preparation and analyses of monthly financial statements, managed corporate credit and collections, and assumed responsibility for the corporate HR and insurance functions. Managed a staff of three accounting professionals.

• Reported only to the President and played a primary role in corporate-level strategic planning and decision making as the company poised for growth and/or acquisition.

• Resolved deficiencies and inconsistencies in general accounting practices, including implementing new controls, eliminating duplicate processes and streamlining systems enabling outside auditors to complete their review and issue an opinion.

• Negotiated 40% increase in operating credit line and managed related banking relationships.

• Restructured the credit policy to support business growth while minimizing risk and protecting customer relationships. Resolved a $1.5 million backlog of outstanding receivables.

• Played a key role in improving the financial position of the company in anticipation of sale, and worked with investment bankers in consummating the $17 million sale of the company.

CONTROLLER Nov 88-May 95

Communications Central, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia

Teamed with the CFO in implementing corporate financial strategies and held direct responsibility for overseeing the entire general accounting and financial reporting function (including but not limited to, subsidiary and general ledger preparation, budget/variance analyses, banking, payroll, A/R, A/P, financial statement review, forecasting and special-purpose analyses) for a $46 million telecom organization doing business in 20+ states. Recruited, hired, trained, supervised and evaluated the work performance of three accounting professionals.

• Assumed the role of CFO during preparation phases for IPO. Successfully completed all financial reporting tasks (including S-1 and 10K filing) and prepared for presentation to the Board of Directors within a 30-day deadline.

• Contributed to due diligence and deal-making for as many as nine M&A transactions ranging in value from $1 million to $13.5 million.

• Planned and executed post-transaction business integration and transition processes related to M&A activities.

• Led the conversion of the legacy IT system to JD Edward AS400, set-up the accounting system and customized several general accounting and financial reporting modules. Reduced the month-end closing cycle by 50%.

• Developed the skills of the accounting staff to achieve work demands as the company grew from $1.4 million to $46 million in annual revenue over a six -year period.

Home: 770-***-**** ac4mhn@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 678-***-****

HARVEY BOTVINICK Page Three

ASSISTANT REGIONAL CONTROLLER Jun 87-Oct 88

Dominos Pizza Distribution Atlanta, Georgia

Accounting Manager Sep 85-May 87

Dominos Pizza Distribution Houston, Texas

Received performance-based promotion from Distribution Plan Controller (Houston, Texas), to a regional management position responsible for overseeing the Region collection, analysis and reporting of financial data for 11 distribution centers $40 million in total revenue in the Southeast Region. Tracked key financial indicators, researched variations and intervened with recommendations for corrective actions and solutions. Managed collection and posting of daily sales data, and preparation and distribution of monthly financial reports.

• Successfully coordinated and managed the collection of large volumes of financial/operational data as the company experienced rapid growth through franchise sales (then the fastest growing national home pizza delivery company.

• Supervised and evaluated the work performance of 11 Distribution Plant Controllers.

• Contributed to the Region’s #1 position in the company for ROI and other business performance indicators.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

BS – ACCOUNTING – Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York

CPA – State of Texas

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member (former Director), North Atlanta Society of CPAs

Member, AICPA



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