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Accounting Accountant

Chandler, Arizona, United States
September 07, 2018

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ack Smith Professional Accountant

Leadership ~ Competence ~ Results

Accomplished leader with over 25 years of extensive and diversified professional accounting experience. Polished professional, skilled in negotiating and maintaining credit facilities, and negotiating and finalizing acquisitions. A responsible accounting professional with the ability to establish and nurture relationships with a broad range of individuals and specialists in accounting, legal, tax, and other similar business-related professions. Effective communicator capable of succeeding in fast-paced environments with meticulous attention to detail. Areas of Expertise include:

Cash Management

Financial Planning


Long-Term Planning

Management Reporting

Inventory Control

Taxation Preparation

Legal and Financial Aspects

Internal Audit

Human Resources

Taxation Planning

Accounting Reporting

External Audit

Employee Benefits

Insurance Programs

Professional Experience

City of Glendale Arizona Finance since 2016

Capital Asset Accountant City Wide (Additions, Disposals, CIP Project Management, physical Inventories)

Bank Reconciliations

SEC Reporting

GAAP-GASB34 External audit compliance

Fletcher’s Tire and Auto Services Inc 1987 – 1997 and 2004 -2016

Vice President / CFO / Director

Leveraging skills in professional accounting principles, theory, and practices to provide responsible and diversified professional accounting and auditing services for a diverse portfolio of clients.

Key Accomplishments:

Negotiated and implemented the sale and leaseback of various operating real estate properties with a total value in excess of $15M.

Maintained and negotiated an operating line of credit for Alliance Bank worth $8M, and trade accounts payable for ADT-Michelin Tire worth in excess of $6M.

Maintained and negotiated equipment financing for Jules and Associates worth $500K, and for Applied Financial worth $1M.

Maintained and negotiated real estate financing for Wells Fargo Bank worth in excess of $3M, and for GE Financing worth in excess of $3M.

Negotiated and finalized acquisitions for Sears Truck Centers (Condere) $6M, Mennco Tire $4.5M, McGrew Tire $12M, 3-B Tire $3.5M, Edwards-Warren Tire $25M, and Forsythe Tire $1.2M.

Michelin Tire Group 1997 - 2004

Credit Management / Acquisitions / Research and Development

Lived and worked in France and North America in a variety of financial positions.


Bachelor’s Degree




Certified Public Accountant

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