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Accounting Management

Location:
Torrance, California, United States
Posted:
January 28, 2017

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Samuel D. Williams

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Torrance, CA 90501

(310) *** ****

acyi6z@r.postjobfree.com

Summary:

Results-driven financial executive with experience in accounting, auditing and financial management. Proven leadership skills with accountability for managing both larger and smaller accounting teams, with strengths in developing talent. I have performed as a Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, Manager of Internal Audit, Regional Controller, Division Controller and an internal auditor. I strongly believe that my value will be easily demonstrated in such a setting where one has to roll up their sleeves and get the job done. I am confident that I can hit the ground running and I believe I would be a strong and unique asset to your team.

Employment:

Retired since July 2013

Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO)

(Approximately $740 million in sales – Aerospace and Defense)

Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) – Carson, CA 1991 – July 2013

VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE CONTROLLER AND

CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) – Carson, CA 1988 – 1991 CORPORATE CONTROLLER and Chief Accounting Officer

Full controllership responsibility for the Company, including payroll and taxes.

Reported to the Vice President/ Chief Financial Officer of the Company

A member of the Company’s Senior Management group.

Key team member in the preparation of the Company’s annual operating plans and quarterly forecasts.

Managed a staff of five direct reports, overseeing more than 40 indirect reports.

Managed the Company’s financial and SOX audits with internal and external auditors.

Responsible for the preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements for Ducommun Incorporated.

Prepared and made quarterly presentations to the Board of Directors covering the Company’s financial performance for the period.

Responsible for organizing and performing financial due diligence for acquisition candidates.

A key team member in the successful financial integration of the acquisition of a $325M publicly traded company that nearly doubled the size of the acquiring company.

Prepared SEC filings for the Company.

Key team member in the selection and implementation of new computer systems.

Serve as one of the primary contacts during quarterly reviews and annual audits with external auditors.

Never had a restatement of the Company’s financials due to an SEC review.

A leading role in the redesign of the Company’s financial organizational structure to aid in achieving the Company’s strategic goals.

Successfully transition accounting workload at selected operating units to a shared service accounting department at Corporate.

Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) – Carson, CA 1987 – June 1988

MANAGER OF INTERNAL AUDIT

Full audit management responsibilities for Ducommun Incorporated.

Reports to the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of the Company, with a dotted-line report to the Audit Committee Chairman.

Prepared Annual Audit Plans, including staffing and scheduling audits to be conducted during the period.

Managed a staff of four auditors.

Conducted special assignment audits for Senior Management of Corporate and the Operating Units of the Company.

Performed Financial and Operational audits of Ducommun Incorporated Corporate and its operating units. These audits included testing the accuracy of financial statements and certain account balances as well as strengths and weaknesses in the Company’s systems of internal controls.

Planned, managed and staffed the audit engagements.

Review audit work papers generated by the audit staff and in certain cases attended audit exit reviews with the operating unit Senior Management group.

Prepare and issue Formal Audit Reports to Corporate Senior Management, the operating unit audited, Ducommun Incorporated Board of Directors Audit Committee and the Company’s external auditor.

Lead Person in working with the external audits in planning and conducting quarterly and annual audits.

R. G. Wallace Co., Inc. (Fasteners Division of DCO) – Carson, CA 1984 – 1987

DIVISION CONTROLLER (Approximately $30 million in sales - Fasteners)

Reported to the President of R.G. Wallace with dotted- line reporting responsibility to

Ducommun Incorporated Corporate Controller.

Full financial management/controllership responsibility for R.G. Wallace.

Key team member in the preparation of R.G. Wallace annual operating plans and quarterly forecasts.

Managed a staff of five employees.

Responsible for the Company’s internal control activities.

Prepared monthly consolidated financial statements for R.G. Wallace.

Prepared and made monthly presentations to Ducommun Incorporated Corporate Office comparing actual results to the annual operating plan and monthly forecasts.

Managed the financial staffs of R.G. Wallace three manufacturing facilities to deliver high quality accounting and financial support to these facilities.

Managed R.G. Wallace monthly General/Cost/Budget accounting closing process.

Established close working relationships with the management teams at R.G. Wallace by conducting periodic visits to the three manufacturing facilities and reviewing with them their actual operating results to annual operating plan and monthly forecasts.

Ducommun Metals Company (Metals Distribution Division of DCO) – Vernon, CA 1977 - 1984

WESTERN REGIONAL CONTROLLER (Approximately $120 million in sales)

Reported to Ducommun Metals Corporate Controller with a dotted-line reporting responsibility to the Vice President of Operations /Western Region of Ducommun Metals.

Full financial management/controllership responsibility for Ducommun Metals/Western Region six operating facilities.

A member of Ducommun Metals Senior Management Group.

Key team member in the preparation of Ducommun Metals annual operating plans and quarterly forecasts.

Responsible for the internal control activities of Ducommun Metals/Western Region operations.

Managed a staff of six divisional controllers and their supporting staffs to deliver high quality accounting and financial support to their facilities.

Managed Ducommun Metals Western Region monthly General/Cost/Budget accounting closing process.

Prepared monthly consolidated financial statements for Ducommun Metals/Western Region Divisions.

Established close working relationships with the management teams of Ducommun Metals/Western Region Divisions by conducting periodic visits to the six manufacturing facilities and reviewing with them their actual operating results to annual operating Plan and monthly forecasts.

Prepared and made monthly presentations to Ducommun Metals Corporate Office comparing actual operating results to the annual operating plan and monthly forecasts.

Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) – Carson, CA 1975 – 1977

SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR

Performed financial, operational and special audits of Ducommun Incorporated and its operating units. These audits included testing the accuracy of financial statements and account balances as well as strengths and weaknesses in Company’s systems of internal controls.

A.V.I. Manufacturing Company, Inc. – Gardena, CA 1974 – 1975

CONTROLLER (Approximately $20 million in sales – Aerospace Industry)

Reported to the Chief Executive Officer of A.V.I. Manufacturing.

Full financial management/controllership responsibility for A.V.I. Manufacturing.

Key team member in the preparation of A.V.I. Manufacturing annual operating plans.

A member of A.V.I. Manufacturing senior staff.

Managed and trained the financial staff of four employees of the Company to deliver high quality accounting and financial support to management.

Responsible for the general and cost accounting and budgeting and payroll systems at A.V.I. and the monthly financial and operational systems closing process.

Responsible for the Company’s internal control activities.

Prepared monthly financial statements and banking reporting packages for A.V.I. Manufacturing.

Prepared and made monthly presentations to the Company’s Board of Directors and bankers comparing actual results to the annual operating plans.

Arthur Young & Company LLP (Now E&Y)– Los Angeles, CA 1971 – 1974

STAFF AUDITOR

Performed Financial and Operational audits of various clients of Arthur Young as both Senior Auditor and Manager on audit engagements. These audits included testing the accuracy of financial statements and account balances as well as strengths and weaknesses in Companies systems of internal controls.

Education:

California State University, Los Angeles

Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting 1968 – 1970

Los Angeles City College

Associate Art Degree – Business Administration 1966 – 1968

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