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:
Legal and Financial Aspects
City of Glendale Arizona Finance since 2016
Capital Asset Accountant City Wide (Additions, Disposals, CIP Project Management, physical Inventories)
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.
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.
GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY Phoenix, AZ 1982
Certified Public Accountant