CFO / CONTROLLER
Hands-on strategic operational accounting and finance transaction leader in both manufacturing and service sectors. Exceptional record of driving significant revenue, profit, and liquidity gains for multiple enterprises. Expertise spans all core facets of financial operations, including the ability to partner with business leaders, strategic partners, and investors. Able to recruit top talent and build high-performing teams.
Debt / Equity Financing
Financial Planning & Analysis
Multiple Accounting Platforms
Forecasting & Budgeting
WAGENSELLER GROUP, LLC Orange, CA Mar 2016 – June 2018
PEGASUS BUILDING SERVICES COMPANY LONG BEACH, CA 2013 – Mar 2016
Commercial Cleaning and Facility Maintenance Services
Vice President of Finance
Improved full-scope accounting, finance, and treasury functions. Budgets and forecasts, monthly closings, financial reporting and related management presentations, financial dashboards, external audit.
Streamlined internal financial closing from 15 to 8 working day closing cycle. Issue internal reporting package to include Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow.
Optimized annual budgeting process, including operational inputs to create regional monthly reporting. Created an enterprise consolidated reporting package.
Delivered electronic timekeeping system, as well as, execute electronic reporting of semi-monthly payroll processing and labor reporting.
Produced external review and issuance of audited financial statements for a private company annual valuation of shares issued and share value for ESOP.
THE MEGA COMPANIES RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA 2012 – 2013
3PL and Transportation
Delivered ABL, freeing up over $1.2MM of cash. Generated savings exceeding $225,000 on an annual basis by reducing interest rate by 6%.
Improved margin analysis saving over $200K through proper staffing and expense management policies and procedures used to tighten internal controls.
Optimized 13-week cash forecast providing greater controls over receipts, disbursements and planning.
Produced budget and weekly forecasts for the three consolidated entities that comprise The Mega Companies.
Consultant (CFO / Controller) Rancho Cucamonga, CA 2010 - 2012
Interim CFO, The Mega Companies prior to accepting full time position. (See details above.)
Interim CFO Pacific Metal Products. Private Equity owned firm located in the Inland Empire with manufacturing facilities in Tijuana, Mexico.
a.Recapitalized through P/E firm, implement new accounting software system. Provide monthly F/S to new ownership including private equity investment firm.
b.Upgraded annual budget, as well as, weekly production, cash flow forecasts, and financial dashboards.
c.Direct General Manager in Mexico to create improved costing system and tighten down gross margin analysis by product line.
PACIFIC WAVE SYSTEMS INC. GARDEN GROVE, CA 2008 - 2010
Manufacturer of satellite waveguides
Increased revenue 15% by leading initiatives that upgraded the use of bar coding in the production process. Leveled factory loads, cut overtime and generated even daily billings.
Detailed 13-week cash forecast that reduced DSO 15 days and payables aging 22 days.
Introduced internal metrics and financial reporting, including monitoring all requirements placed on the company by private equity investors.
Slashed late deliveries from >45% to <5% by analyzing proprietary software data and addressing management meetings two times per week until shipments fell within an acceptable range.
PERFORMANCE TEAM FREIGHT SYSTEMS SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA 2007 - 2008
3PL and Transportation
Lead Finance team in acquisition of Florida competitor. Integrated financial reporting into company’s MAS 500 accounting system.
Drove significant improvements to cash flow by guiding A/R manager and staff to reduce overall DSO by 15 days.
Created cash management monitoring tools for CFO and outside investment firm.
Previous finance and accounting experience:
COMPPARTNERS IRVINE, CA 2004 - 2007
Provider of utilization and peer review services to worker’s compensation insurers
SENTINEL OFFENDER SERVICES LLC IRVINE, CA 2002 - 2004
Largest offender-funded monitoring firm serving community corrections
AQUATECH CORPORATION HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA 1997 - 2002
Distributor of commercial/residential pool & spa equipment and supplies
UNOCAL CORPORATION BREA, CA 1992 - 1997
Oil and Gas Production/Pipeline Transportation
MBA, University of Phoenix, Fountain Valley, CA
BA, Business Administration, Concentration: Accounting, California State University, Fullerton, CA
MAS 500, Great Plains, JD Edwards, QuickBooks, FRX, Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint