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Accounting Management

Dallas, Texas, United States
January 18, 2017

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Michael Sorlie

**** ******* ****** **., #***, Carrollton, TX 75006 (817) ***-****


Accounting professional with more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of accounting including corporate management, public accounting, internal auditing (Certified Internal Auditor) and consulting. Innovative and creative provider of solutions to improve efficiency, reduce costs and institute necessary controls. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate well with all levels of management.


System Design Accounting Management Cash Management

AP / AR Management Budget Analysis Financial Analysis

Payroll Taxes Fixed Assets

Multiple Entities Financial Reporting Project Management


Management Consultant Nationwide 1993 – current

Provided accounting related services for a wide variety of clients across the nation including:

KB Homes Los Angeles, CA

Designed new standardized accounting system for hundreds of multi-level tax credit partnerships in the low income housing industry and converted all history to new system

Worked with operational management to customize database driven management system for construction and property management functions

Worked with CPA firm to prepare 5 year income and cash flow projections for anticipated sale of division.

Transamerica Financial Services Los Angeles, CA

Member of management team for residential loan system design and installation

Created system tests and managed system testing process

Monitored project budget and reported regularly to project and corporate management

Converted corporate IT budgets due to company reorganization

Thomson Elite Los Angeles, CA

Managed cash reporting for high volume bank activity for large software company

Managed and reconciled intercompany activity and royalty accounting

Homecare of Washington Spokane, WA

Interim Controller during ownership transition of nationwide assisted living provider

Installed new accounting system

Improved efficiency of data movement and government reporting process

CFACS Chicago, IL

Conducted on-site due diligence audits of clients of asset based lenders

Monitored assets of bank clients in potential foreclosure or bankruptcy situations

Controller Affiliated Roofing Companies Dallas, TX 2012-2014

Prepared multi-level financial reports for related commercial and residential roofing companies

Monitored and reported daily cash position for all entities

Analyzed and reported commission status for hundreds of nationwide salespeople

Installed new Quickbooks system and converted older accounting data

Controller Blue Water Technologies, Inc. Hayden, ID 2007-2009

Managed all accounting and HR functions for designer/manufacturer of water filtration systems for municipalities and large developments

Worked with sales and operational management to monitor and forecast cash availability

Installed new purchasing and inventory systems

Improved revenue recognition methodology

Analyzed financials of takeover targets


Chief Financial Officer Access Capital, Inc. New York, NY

Public Accountant Gardner, Waschler, Adelman & Katz New York, NY

Accounting Manager Henry Holt Publishing New York, NY

Internal Auditor Principal Financial Group Des Moines, IA


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major: Accounting

Drake University Des Moines, IA

Kemper Scholar – Full scholarship and summer internships at corporate headquarters of Kemper Insurance

Professional References Available Upon Request

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