Nashville, TN 37221 E-mail: email@example.com
Linked in: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cclark100
Accounting, Finance and Administration
A loyal leader with documented successes in all areas of Administration, Accounting, Finance, Systems and Operations. Experienced in preparing timely, accurate and actionable financial reports, strengthening internal controls evaluating and implementing accounting policies and procedures and management information systems, GAAP, budgets, P/R, A/R, A/P, cost accounting, reducing overhead. An excellent relationship builder, motivator, and team builder who is highly principled.
C.R. Clark & Co., Nashville, TN & Palos Verdes, CA - Founder and President April 2003 –Present
Business and Financial consulting and interim accounting assistance
Assisted numerous companies prepare for audits, acquisitions, financing, etc.
Identified over $3 million in cost savings by eliminating duplicate functions and processes, then reorganized responsibilities and functions to achieve the savings over three months
Prepared a sound financial engineering and production plan.
Prepared the company for compliance with all rules for a public company. Selected new accounting and enterprise software.
Increased working capital by designing and implementing systems to assess and improve collections
Back Yard Burgers, Nashville, TN – Chief Financial Officer July 2013 – November 2014
Restaurant operator and Franchisor
Prepared for audit immediately following bankruptcy filing
Participated in turnaround, including cost reductions, working capital management, and controls
American Management Services, Orlando FL- Senior Consultant June 2011- July 2012
Profit and Cash Flow Consultants
Led companies to increased sales, profitability and effectiveness by implementing systems, increasing discipline, implementing revenue development programs and targeted cost cutting.
Developed timely, accurate and actionable financial reports and analysis to assist the CEO, the Board of Directors and other Senior Executives
iVidi Inc., Irvine, CA- Founder, EVP and CFO June 2008 – June 2011 Internet Technology Services
Prepared the business plan and financial forecast Established controls and directed the company through the early difficult times.
ENTACT Companies, Dallas, TX - Vice President April 2002 – March 2003
Environmental Remediation Engineering and Construction
Negotiated the restructuring of a significant acquisition. Developed a structure that allowed both parties to realize their goals. In addition to geographic expansion, the transaction more than doubled the size of the company; implemented cost saving software to control cost and aid the bidding process.
NETLOJIX Communications, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA -Chief Financial Officer September 1998 – March 2002
Internet Service Provider, Computer Services and Long Distance Services
Increased Company organic growth by developing business plans to target new customers by promoting existing product lines, capitalizing on new and existing marketing strategies
Identified cost savings of over $4 million annually by combining two separate offices and consolidated many administrative functions. Implemented a new information system, allowing for the timely production of information, with improved accuracy, to sales, marketing and operations.
Unison Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ - Executive Vice President May 1994 – August 1998
Long Term Care, Rehabilitation and Pharmacy
Assisted with four separate acquisitions resulting in the growth of the company from $25 million to over $150 million in annual revenues. Conducted due diligence. Restructured accounting infrastructure.
Participated in $24 million initial public offering of its stock, combined with a $100 million senior note placement and a $30 million new line of credit.
ORNDA Healthcorp, Dallas, TX - Accounting Officer October 1989 – September 1992
Owner and Operator of Acute Care Hospitals and Surgery Centers
Identified needs and designed “products” that the physicians practicing in hospitals could take advantage of at substantial savings over commercially available similar products, including malpractice insurance, health insurance, health care related real estate investments, a portfolio of health care related stocks, a temporary staffing agency, and other products.
Created a program to improve working capital by over $5 million through a process of reducing A/R.
Ernst & Young, Los Angeles, CA - CPA February 1973 – September 1989
Big Four Public Accounting Firm
Responsible for client’s compliance with GAAP and other rules and regulations.
Education & Associations:
MBA, with concentrations in finance and accounting, from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA – Re-activated and founding President of Beta Alpha Psi
Bachelor of Science of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. – Four years varsity football and team captain - President of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
Certified Public Accountant designation in 1975
Chairman of the Business and Finance Committee of the American Hear Association, Los Angeles
District Treasurer and Club President - Rotary International
Chairman Community Outreach and member of Guiding Board – The Community Church, Palos Verdes Estates, California
President of the Los Angeles Phi Delta Theta alumni club
Member Forest Hills United Methodist Church
Coach of Daughters’ (2) and son’s youth sports activities including, football, soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball
Knowledge of accounting theory, principles and practices sufficient to identify and describe accounting systems and sub-systems.
Knowledge of research techniques to analyze and evaluate financial data and information.
Knowledge of accounting information systems.
Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion and decision-making to achieve organizational goals.
Skill in identifying and resolving problems.
Skill in interviewing and hiring personnel.
Ability to identify and delegate work appropriately and effectively.
Ability to analyze financial reports.
Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
Ability to organize work independently and consistently achieve reporting deadlines.