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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
July 05, 2018

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Fred Burckbuchler,

Certified Management Accountant

***** ***** ***** ~ Jupiter, FL 33478 ~ H: 561-***-**** ~ C: 561-***-**** ~

Qualifications Profile

Seasoned Financial Executive with solid and progressive experience in all facets of accounting, controllership, and financial management. Consistently promoted to financial leadership roles due to stellar business and finance expertise. Proven success in optimizing profitability, streamlining financial processes, introducing process improvements, and implementing technology solutions. Garnered recognition as a cross-departmental team builder and motivator that works effectively with all major areas of the organization including executive teams, sales, marketing, and manufacturing.

Skilled in financial stewardship with proven skills in directing all financial and operational responsibilities,

executive leadership, and strategic planning initiatives.

w Strategic Planning & Operations Management w Executive Leadership & Process Improvement

w Financial Reporting & Cash Flow Management w Profit Maximization & Controllership

w Infrastructure Design & Policy Development w GAAP Compliance & Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

w EDI Implementation & IT Enhancements w Budget Management & Forecasting

w Human Resources & Performance Management w Staff Supervision & Training

w Turnaround Management & M/A Due Diligence w Accelerate Growth & Improvement

Career Highlights

Directed aspects of profitability growth and vertical expansion of the company from a wholesale distributor to manufacturing, which resulted in revenue growth 600%

Tripled bottom line profitability percentage through project management and cost control.

Spearheaded product development, including the actual formulation and patent of Feline Pine Scoopable for Nature’s Earth Products, Inc., which was the key point of interest during the acquisition by Church & Dwight, aka Arm & Hammer.

Lead in the planning and development of the manufacturing plant.

Lead in the merger/acquisition due diligence transition.

Maintained responsibility for all accounting and finance duties for 6 companies within Nature’s Earth Products, Inc. while boosting efficiency with a lower employee headcount.

Introduced process automation and technology enhancements to enhance efficiency and profitability.

Achieved “No Change” audits from IRS, states, and bank loan security audits multiple times.

Identified and obtained millions of dollars in tax breaks for the companies.

Professional Experience

NATURE'S EARTH PRODUCTS, INC., West Palm Beach, FL (2000 – Present)

Vice President of Finance

Directed all financial matters within a rapidly growing national wholesale distribution company as well as 2 manufacturing plants and one real estate holding company.

Launched the team, established the operational infrastructure, and implemented protocols.

Supervised the team in surpassing objectives, adhering to cost control strategies, and boosting profitability.

Managed physical inventory tasks.

Oversaw the electronic data transfer program (EDI) implementation for interfacing with customer purchase orders and invoicing.

Analyzed cost by product line and sales promotion by customer, which aided in maximizing sales and net income while meeting strong competitive pressures.

PIPELINE UTILITIES, Riviera Beach, FL (1997 – 2000) and 2013 - 4/2018

Controller (yes I was working both jobs from 2013-2018)

Maintained accountability for financial stewardship and controllership duties within a construction company.

Managed accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting, and job costing duties.

Cultivated relationships with external parties including customers, subcontractors, banks, vendors, sureties, and auditors.

Established and monitored a system of internal controls for office and field operations while mitigating risk exposure.

Oversaw human resources including payroll, employee relations, and talent acquisition.

Administered safety programs to reduce onsite incidents.



Maintained plant cost entries for manufacturing and inventory.

Maintained Standard Costing system.

Establish MRP system.

Additional Experience: Senior Pastor – Spring Green Congregational Church, Spring Green, WI (1990 – 1997)

Education & Credentials


Bachelor of Science in Accounting – RIDER COLLEGE, Lawrenceville, NJ

Credentials: Certified SOX Expert (2012) & Certified Managerial Accountant

Technical Skills

Expert Admin level: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access), QuickBooks, M AS90, Sage 100, Timberline, StarBuilder, Crystal Reporting, FRx Report Writing, Fixed Assets-FAS, Starbuilder

Everyday use of EDI, Avatax, Knowledge Sync

Continuing education credited and graded at PBCC: SQL, Visual Basic

Completed on-line, non-certificate, complete thorough courses in Oracle E-Business Suite, Great Plains–Dynamics NAV, SAP

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