Eric Loadman, CMA
Senior-Level Accounting & Finance
Financial Stewardship Financial Management Project Controllership
Executive leader with expertise in all facets of accounting, financial management, financial analysis, and controllership within high-profile organizations. Skilled in collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business and financial objectives. Proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements. Strong leader with success directing highly skilled financial management teams in achieving objectives within organization and regulatory requirements.
Strategic Planning and Analysis
Technology Systems / Integration
Team Building and Leadership
Cost Analysis and Reduction
Recruiting and Staffing Initiatives
Profit and Revenue Optimization
Assessments and Audits
Tax Accounting and Reporting
Aurum Aquila, Atlanta, GA
Controller, 2018 – Present
Direct all finance activities, including monthly/quarterly financial statement preparation, forecasting, and budget development. Set goals for revenue, perform contract negotiations, and management banking functions.
Oversee general accounting functions and administer financial management systems. Conduct audits for accurate tax reporting.
Develop highly skilled accounting and financial management team to achieve established objectives. Monitor performance to ensure regulatory and organization compliance.
Yates Industries, Atlanta, GA
Regional Sales Manager, 2014 – 2018
Mobilized team to pursue sales targets, while overseeing the financial performance of the Southeast region. Managed portfolio of distributors, OEM, Tier 1, and US Federal Government accounts.
GHI, Atlanta, GA
Director of Sales, 2013 – 2014
Orchestrated aggressive sales growth strategies from $18M manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders. Monitored performance against targets and established stocking programs with local distributors.
Carter Brothers, LLC/ Tyco IS, Atlanta, GA
Chief Financial Officer, 2012 – 2013
Drove financial operational excellence, responsible for overseeing the financial, accounting, auditing, and fiscal aspects of the $90M MBE construction services organization.
Served on executive leadership team to develop strategic direction and positioning to achieve long-term, sustainable success. Generated forecasts and performing tax reporting.
Developed and integrated information systems and financial controls. Ensured proper training of financial and accounting teams and performed ongoing monitoring of financial performance.
Instrumental in the seamless integration of organization’s branches into large conglomerate competitor, leading the transition of assets and personnel to new roles and developing new internal policies and protocols.
Atlanta Beverage Co, Atlanta, GA
Interim Chief Financial Officer, 2011 – 2012
Oversaw daily financial functions and managed the execution of complex projects – identifying requirements and developing solutions.
Modernized accounting and financial infrastructure through the installation and upgrade of intervolve distribution software packages.
Led training and development programs to ensure continual systems usability, maximize performance, and address and resolve issues.
Successfully achieved optimal financial performance and control.
PMI Technologies, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Chief Operating Officer, 2010 – 2011
Developed and implemented strategies that enhanced internal processes and infrastructure of $45M aerospace and defense contracting company. Oversaw financial management, accounting, procurement, HR, contract evaluation/negotiation, and banking functions.
Maintained financial controls, monitoring expenses to identify cost saving opportunities.
Prepared the organization for equity fund roll-up to facilitate completion of IPO. Completed complex analysis, produced reports, ensuring timely execution of tasks.
The Hammer Corporation, Atlanta, GA
VP of Operations and Chief Financial Officer, 1998 – 2010
Developed and led top-performing team of 64 in the execution of daily operational and financial functions. Provided ongoing guidance and input to maximize potential and productivity.
Coordinated and integrated strategic and tactical plans to ensure smooth workflows and operations of OTC pharmaceuticals, candy, and beverage flavorings organization.
Oversaw purchasing, inventory management, accounting, MIS, HR, and manufacturing/distribution operations. Implemented and enforced standard operating procedures.
Boosted overall gross profit by 15%+, maximized revenues by $24M and strategically expanded the beverage and candy line by 250% - in one year.
Sourced and secured new vendors and renegotiated domestic and international contracts to reduce production costs by 20%.
Launched two start-up e-commerce websites that achieved first year revenue of $500K+ with 70% profit margin.
Spearheaded an exit strategy that optimized the value of the pharmaceutical division through $14M disposition sale.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics
Thiel College, Greenville, PA
Certified Management Accountant