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Accounting Management

Chicago, IL
April 08, 2016

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Barry W. Tackett, CPA

**** **** ** ****, ******, WV 25971 (304) 308 - 8649

CFO / Controller

Extensively experienced and goal-oriented Controller and Chief Financial Officer with a demonstrated track record of leading the preparation and analysis of financial reports to summarize and forecast financial position. Proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial data and implementation of process improvements.

Accounting Management

Financial Analysis


Cash Management


Cost Reductions

Strategic Planning

Regulatory Compliance

Efficiency Improvements

Career Experience

ArcelorMittal Mining, Princeton West Virginia, February 2012 – September 2015


Develop budgets of $250M+ Company to align overall sales and production plans to maximize company resources. Prepare financial statements and reporting packages to improve decision making process. Develop forecasting models maximizing overall results of operations to keep pace with an evolving market. Work closely with International management teams to provide clarity and consistency of financial performance.

Redesigned reporting process to improve both accuracy and efficiency of monthly results of operations. Cutting reporting time by 50%, from 10 days to a 5 day close.

Preparation of yearly and long term budget and forecasting.

Headed procurement team to reduce cost of major supply contracts.

Cost reduction of 7% over the previous year.

Headed Risk Management Team minimizing both internal and external risk factors.

Redesigned inventory reporting process to provide transparency at each reporting cost center.

Designed real time KPI reporting tool to communicate operational results with site managers.

Barry W. Tackett, CPA, PSC, Pikeville, Kentucky, 2002 – 2012


Own and operate local public accounting firm concentrated in providing small business clients with the information needed to make well informed decisions. Preparation of financial statements and models to help clients plan and budget for future growth.

Consolidated Energy, Inc., Betsy Layne, Kentucky, 2004 – 2008


Prepared financial reports, developed budgets, and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan. Compiled periodic financial reporting packages for senior management. Carried out internal audits to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy. Oversaw all aspects of the accounting function from billing, receiving, payroll, payables, etc. Prepared financial statements for SEC Reporting and budgets for capital markets.

Prepared venture capital packages and meetings with firm managers to aid and assist the company in raising in excess of 30 million dollars.

Designed and implemented a complete accounting and reporting information system.

Pinkstaff, Daniels & Simpson PC, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2001 – 2002

Staff Accountant

Closed and prepared monthly financial statements and audit reports. Performed monthly account reconciliations and monitored general ledger transactions. Prepared and planned for monthly, quarterly and year-end tax returns.

Helped manage and start a small business division of the company that focused on helping small to medium sized business lower cast and increase cash flow via aid from the division.

Michael R. Castle CPA, PSC, Pikeville, Kentucky, 1998 – 2000

Staff Accountant

Carried out general ledger functions, including account analysis and reconciliation, journal entries, and AR/AP. Prepared financial statements and prepared income tax returns.

Consistently met deadlines while demonstrating strong analytical and problem-solving skills to achieve company objectives.


Masters of Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

University of Tennessee– Knoxville, Tennessee

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting & Finance

Pikeville College– Pikeville, Kentucky

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