Donald J. Belanger
email@example.com Fremont, CA
Hands-on Chief Financial Officer and Controller.
Increases company values via assets protection, business growth and risk reduction.
Grows revenues and earnings via efficient financial and operational systems.
Attains unqualified opinions from external auditors. Complies with COSO, domestic/foreign regulations, FAR, GAAP, IFRS.
Prepares budgets, financials, financial and operational audits, operating plans, performance analyses, projections.
Finance, Operations and Change Management. Business partner with owners, boards, chairpersons, CEOs, managers.
Broad experience (i) B2B, B2C, US Gov’t contractors, (ii) distribution, manufacturing (production, prototype), resale, services, (iii) concepts to entity monetizations, (iv) domestic and international, (vi) annual revenues $11MLN – $100MLN+. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
AOSense, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA. Cold atom optic devices and inertial sensors. U.S. Gov’t contractor, R&D, commercial sales. Director of Finance, reported to President/Cofounder 2016–2017
Hands-on resolved and improved broad issues such as (i) transactional accounting, (ii) compliances, (iii) cash flow rolling forecasts, (iv) reporting, (v) components/products pricing and government CPFF contracts’ transfers, (vi) administration.
Conducted internal financial and operational audits. Implemented COSO elements. Continually instructed my team and operations staff across divisions which resulted in improved accuracies of transactions and metrics.
Prepared and presented board reports, financials, forecasts, income tax PBC schedules, performance and risk analyses.
Direct reports: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Office Coordinator/Receiving & Shipping
(role I created and defined), Payroll. Resolved HR issues with outside confirmations from a consultant and a labor atty.
Liaison with U.S. Defense Contract Audit Agency regarding PBRs (Provisional Billing Rates) and ICE submissions. Park Street Management, LLC Headquarters Atlanta, GA. A full service corporate finance group. Chief Financial Officer, reported to Managing Partner 2011–2016
Divested, evaluated entities, implemented COSO frameworks, increased EBITDAs, prepared projections, reduced risks and restructured B2B and B2C companies in various industries.
Conducted due diligence for banks and private equity firms financing debt and equity $2MLN – $50MLN.
Provided (i) cash flows and collateral audits, (ii) financial and operational evaluations/improvements, (iii) BBCs, (iv) TWCFs.
Participated in UCC Article 9 actions. Merged entities. Worked closely with attorneys, lenders and investors. Atypon Systems, Inc. Global headquarters Santa Clara, CA. e-publisher and e-commerce via SaaS and software licenses. Chief Financial Officer, reported to CEO/Founder 2010–2011
Performed hands-on CFO and Controller functions. Ensured domestic and international corporate compliance.
Improved financial structure and performance metrics of international internet business with offices in Czech Republic, England (wholly owned UK Ltd. entity), Greece, Jordan (added 2010) and United States.
Implemented GAAP financials/forecasts. Improved revenue recognition and foreign currency funding. Inman Group, Inc. Alameda, CA. Real estate website, e-commerce, media news service and conferences for professionals. Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer, reported to Chairman/Publisher/Founder 2006–2009
Analyzed all functions and improved operations for the Chairman’s two companies Inman News Inc. and start-up online video producer TurnHere Inc. Hired as VP Finance 2006MCH then promoted to run Inman News Inc. 2006NOV.
Continually evaluated markets, products/services, processes, revenues and expenses for earnings growth opportunities.
Direct reports: Controller, VP Content, Editor, Directors of: Sales, Marketing, Membership/Syndication, Events, IT/WEB. P a g e 2 2
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Signasys, Inc. San Jose, CA. Engineering and technology integration for the broadcast industry. Director of Finance, reported to President/Cofounder 2004–2006
Restructured and managed Accounting, B & P, Compliance, Internal Audit, Purchasing, Reporting, Tax, Treasury.
Prepared GAAP financials, budgets and forecasts. Analyzed contracts, financials and operations for EBITDA growth.
Evaluated the company to help turnaround and position for monetization options. SRI Consulting, Inc. Global headquarters Menlo Park, CA. Research, consulting, publications on chemicals and markets.
(Subsidiary of SRI International)
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Controller, reported to Chairman and President/CEO 2001–2004
Restructured, increased value and reduced risks after a failed sale in 2000. Sold in 2004 to NYC global private equity firm.
Hands-on managed Administration, Contracts, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Pricing, Production. Implemented COSO.
Worked closely with Chairman, CEO, VP Operations/Sales and six (6) Business Directors. Substantially increased EBITDA from loss to profit in first year. Continued EBITDA growth and risk reduction led to entity sale.
Restructured Beijing, Houston, London, Menlo Park, Seoul, Tokyo and Zurich offices which annually increased EBITDA. SOFTWARE ERP Systems: GCAS, Deltek Costpoint, Epicor Prophet 21, Intacct, Macola, Sage Timberline. Others: ADP, MS Office 365, Paychex, QuickBooks, Sage 50 fka Peachtree. CPE CERTIFICATES •Accounting For Earnings Per Share •Accounting For Investments •Accounting For Stock-based Compensation •Audit For Fraud •Business Insurance Fundamentals •Change Management •Fair Value Accounting
•Foreign Currency Accounting •Records Management •Revenue Recognition •Working Capital Management AccountingTools Inc., Centennial, CO registered with NASBA and National Registry of CPE Sponsors. COURSE CERTIFICATES •Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Identifying and Documenting Internal Controls Illumeo Learning, San Jose, CA
EDUCATION BS in Business Administration with honors Cum Laude. Accounting concentration. Salem State University, Salem, MA. Earned through evening courses while working full-time days.