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Accounting Staff Sales

Placentia, California, 92870, United States
October 13, 2016

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John R. Wycoff, CPA (inactive)

Placentia, CA ****0

Email: Phone: 714-***-****

Senior Financial Executive / Vice President / CFO / Controller


Financial leader with a history of success at the strategic and operational level. Proven track record with small private corporations to large Fortune 500 organizations. Backed by strong credentials and a proven history of strengthening company's balance sheets and producing quality bottom line earnings. An honest, valuable team player with a strong work ethic and personal integrity which has led to success with managing, mentoring and training staff of up to 40 co-workers in efficient and productive accounting practices.


GAAP Financial Statements

Internal Controls formation

ERP System Implementation

Profit Optimization

Strategic Planning

Cash Management

Budgeting and Forecasting

Organizational Leadership

Internal & External Audit Leader

Process Improvement Specialist

Financial statement analysis

Sarbanes Oxley

Overhead Absorption Methods

Contract Review

Risk Management


Limbach Company, Garden Grove, CA

Branch Controller/Financial Manager 2014 – May 2016

$65 million branch of a private equity owned $375 million national HVAC construction services contractor

Supervised a 6 person accounting staff.

$4 million improvement in working capital.

70+ day improvement in Receivable Days Sales Outstanding from over 140 days to under 70 days.

ARB, Inc., Lake Forest, CA

Corporate Controller 2012 – 2014

$1 billion industrial, piping and structural contractor and wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded Primoris Services, a $1.9 billion contractor on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Ticker PRIM

Supervision of 8 direct reports accounting staff with overall responsibility for 20.

Designed a daily cash reporting tool to access and summarize daily cash receipts using database queries.

Developed a 5 week rolling cash forecast to efficiently project cash receipts.

University Marelich Mechanical, Inc., Anaheim, CA

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2005 – 2011

$50 million commercial HVAC, plumbing and industrial contractor and wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded EMCOR Group, a Fortune 500 company. Ticker EME

Supervision of 6 direct report accounting staff.

10 days reduction in financial statement closing.

$165,000 annual savings by restructured vehicle operating leases.

$196,000 decline in corporate interest charge by revamped cash collections.

20 day improvement in receivable days sales outstanding.

Implemented a warranty reserve calculation used by internal audit as a companywide best practice.

Spearheaded the implementation of a new Starbuilder Accounting Program on time and under budget.

Created and put into practice a Business Recovery Plan.

Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Anaheim, CA

Controller 2004 – 2005

$80 million privately owned manufacturing, design and service Refrigeration & HVAC Company.

John R. Wycoff, CPA (inactive) (Page 2)

Supervision of 6 direct reports and 40 indirect reports in 30 branches in 12 states.

2 months improvement from prior year in delivery of audited financial statements.

20 day decreased in receivables days sales outstanding.

$500,000 improvement in unbilled receivables due to a faster billing cycle and billing process.

Developed a working capital model to forecast working cash requirements.

CAL-AIR INC., Whittier, CA

Controller 2000 – 2004

$185 million employee stock owned mechanical engineering contractor

Supervision of 3 direct reports and 20 indirect reports in 3 operating branches in California.

21 hour improvement in bank reconciliation by decreasing process from 3 days to 3 hours.

Developed a daily asset based lender and due diligence analysis report for cash borrowing needs.

$75 million open service and WIP cost accurately converted during JD Edwards implementation.

2 months improvement from prior year in delivery of audited financial statements.

Microsoft Corporation

Associate Financial Analyst, Worldwide Credit Services, Redmond, WA 2000 – 2000

$600 billion publicly owned multi-national technology company. Ticker MSFT

Turner Construction Company

Accounting Supervisor, Seattle, WA 1999 – 2000

Senior Financial Analyst, Anaheim, CA 1997 – 1999

Project Cost Accountant, Los Angeles, CA 1989 – 1992

$5 billion publicly and employee owned national general contractor.

Awarded the 1990 Los Angeles Territory Staff Award-Financial Group

Coordinated and managed the Regional Controller’s internal controls audits for Arthur Andersen CPAs.

Implemented monthly project indicated outcome reports and budgets for revenue calculation analysis.

Contracts and risk management review project and branch.

Lance, Soll & Lunghard, CPA’s, Brea, CA

Senior Staff Accountant 1993 to 1997

Melton, Colwell & Company, CPA’s, Fullerton, CA 1992 to 1993

Staff Accountant


CPA, State of California, (Inactive) License #70152

California State University, Fullerton, CA

BA in Business Administration, concentration in Accounting

Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Trustee and Audit Committee Chairman for a large Charitable Organization

Computer Skills

Advanced Excel user, Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, FAS 1000 and Invoice Router.

Working knowledge of large ERP and Accounting Software Programs: Viewpoint, Penta, Starbuilder, Timberline, JD Edwards One World, Hyperion and Great Plains.

Strong accounting program implementation experience.

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