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Accounting Staff

Monroe, LA
January 29, 2019

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Rick Bozeman

**** ****** **. *****: 304-***-****

Bastrop, LA 71220 Email:

Areas Of Expertise

Financial Analysis

Business Models

Sarbanes Oxley Act

Regulatory Compliance

Process Improvement

Internal Audit

Corporate Finance

Project Management

Budgeting & Forecasting


ERP Implementation

Cost Accounting

Team Leadership

Operations Management

Oral & Written Communication

Professional Experience


The American Foundation for the Blind is a national Non-profit with locations and employees throughout the United States. The Foundations’ mission of “Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss” encompasses several programs including publication of books and journals, researching technology solutions, working with private and federal grants and numerous other programs.

Chief Financial Officer

Seasoned financial management professional tasked with relocating the finance department, directing all financial and accounting processes, financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and other corporate finance initiatives.

Relocated the finance/accounting department from New York to West Virginia.

Developed and implemented new financial and accounting procedures, as well as internal control processes.

Prepared monthly financials; analyzed all balance sheet, income and expenses accounts and discussed variances with department leaders as well as CEO.

Facilitated reporting functions, with the ability to generate meaningful metrics and analytics.

Implemented a new payroll processing system; hired a new outside audit firm.

Provided budgeting and forecasting advice to the CEO and board members.

Managed the company’s investment portfolio.

Prepared annual tax filings.

Coordinated and directed committee meetings, pertaining to investments, audit, budget, and finance.

Attended and presented corporate financials at all Board of Trustee meetings.

Reviewed all legal documents and contracts prior to execution for the foundation.

Supervised and coordinated all internal and external audits.


State Electric Supply Company headquartered in Huntington, WV is a privately held wholesale electrical distributor and is currently in the top 25 electrical distributors by size in the US. In 1990 State Electric had seven locations in three states and by 2009 they had grown to 40 locations in six states with approximately 500 employees and $250 million in annual sales revenues. State Electric has multiple state tax filings, multiple P & L’s and multiple insurance and legal requirements.


Talented controller responsible for supervising all accounting staff and accounting processes, including payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, tax filing, and providing financial analysis, and budgeting and forecasting.

Directed all Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Fixed Assets, Tax, and Payroll functions.

Prepared monthly financial statements for multiple locations with financial analysis.

Supervised staff accountants and other accounting staff.

Prepared and or reviewed for accuracy all appropriate tax filings.

Reconciled all balance sheet accounts monthly.

Reviewed/prepared journal entries and bank reconciliations for accuracy.

Administered the company’s retirement plan including 401-K and Profit Sharing Plan.

Conducted internal audits and facilitated communication with outside auditors.

Supervised and coordinated all internal and external audits.

Implemented standard costing with sister company (Service Wire).

Staff Accountant, CABELL HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL, Huntington, WV, 1988-1990

While attending Marshall University, I worked for two years as an accounting intern at Cabell Huntington Hospital while attending school full-time.

Sergeant, UNITED STATES ARMY, Fort Sill, OK, 1985-1988

Honorably discharged, attained the rank of Sergeant (E5) in two years, received multiple medals, and honors of distinction.

Education & Professional Development

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marshall University Huntington, WV, 1997

Bachelor of Business Administration, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 1989

References are available upon request.

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