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Location:
Southaven, Mississippi, United States
Posted:
April 21, 2017
Email:
aczw2y@r.postjobfree.com

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Kent Hanan

**** **** ******* **. *********, MS 38672 aczw2y@r.postjobfree.com 662-***-****

Career Summary:

I’m an Accounting professional with over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing, hospitality, and gaming industries including opportunities to work for some of the leading companies in the world. I’ve built, developed and led teams that have consistently performed at the highest levels, making significant contributions to the operational and financial success of these organizations. I have led and been actively involved in the processes of creating budgets, forecasts and strategic plans for these organizations for over 20 years. I bring the ability to perform at a high level working individually or as a member of a team; the ability to effectively relate to employees at all levels of the organization; and a belief that employee engagement is the key to the achievement of both organizational and individual goals.

VP of Finance/Chief Financial Officer 2015 – 2016

Gold Strike Casino Resort Robinsonville, MS

Responsible for the financial performance of this multi-million dollar operation, achieving the two most profitable years in the history of the property.

Directed the overall performance of the Finance group – a total of approximately 90 team members.

Led the property’s senior leaders in the design and implementation of the annual strategic plan. Also monitored the property’s performance against that plan.

Led the process to develop both the property’s annual operating and capital budgets, and presented these budgets to senior leaders of MGM Resorts International for review and approval.

Directed the property-level implementation of a number of company-wide initiatives designed to streamline various processes such as Accounting, Purchasing, IT, and Financial Planning and Analysis.

Through close collaboration with operators across property, developed and implemented sound operational practices designed to produce excellent results and meet budgeted financial goals.

Director of Finance 2006 – 2015

Gold Strike Casino Resort Robinsonville, MS

Directed the overall performance of the Accounting department - a total of approximately 30 team members.

Responsible for ensuring the property’s books were closed in accordance with GAAP and within all prescribed corporate policies and deadlines each month.

Directed the process of gathering, compiling and vetting all information necessary for the production of the annual operating and capital budgets.

Directed the teams tasked with the timely preparation and submission of all monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packages to local, regional and corporate customers as well as various governmental agencies.

Served as the Interim VP of Finance/CFO from Dec 2014 until promoted to the position in Sep 2015.

Financial Controller 2003 – 2006

Harrah’s Casino / Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino Shreveport, LA

Directed the day-to-day operations of the Accounting department – a total of approximately 25 team members.

Directed the closing of the property’s books each month, including reconciling all Balance Sheet accounts.

Collaborated with senior property leaders and operating department heads to gather information necessary to produce the property’s annual operating budget.

Controller 2002 – 2003

Southview Homecare Kansas City, KS

Responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Accounting team.

Solely responsible for the completion of all aspects of the monthly process to close the books and produce financial statements and related reports for both the parent company and its subsidiary.

Kent Hanan – Resume

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Controller 1995 – 2002

Adam’s Mark Hotel Kansas City, MO

Responsible for all aspects of the financial performance of the property.

Led the Executive Committee in the design and implementation of short- and long-term strategic plans and in monitoring the property’s performance against those plans.

Led the Executive Committee in the process to create the property’s annual operating and capital budgets.

Prepared quarterly property performance reviews and presented same to senior corporate leaders, including the owner of the company.

Served as the property Controller who field tested new budgeting software packages for the entire company.

Travelled to a number of sister properties to train new Controllers.

Controller 1994 – 1995

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Cleveland, OH

Responsible for all aspects of the financial performance of the property.

Led the Executive Committee in the design and implementation of short- and long-term strategic plans and in monitoring the property’s performance against those plans.

Led the Executive Committee in the process to create the property’s annual operating and capital budgets.

Assistant Controller 1992 – 1994

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Kansas City, MO

Assistant Controller 1988 – 1992

Adam’s Mark Hotel Kansas City, MO

Senior Accountant 1986 – 1988

Gannett Outdoor Co. Kansas City, MO

Cost Accounting Analyst 1984 – 1986

Wulfsberg Electronics, Inc. Overland Park, KS

Cost Accountant 1982 – 1984

Russell Stover Candies Kansas City, MO

Education:

B.A in Accounting

Westminster College Fulton, MO

Skills & Competencies:

Budgeting

Forecasting

Excellent Verbal & Written Communications

Team Building

Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Lawson Accounting Software

Infinium Accounting Software

Kent Hanan – Resume

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Professional References:

Paul Heard

VP of Finance/CFO

Beau Rivage Resort

875 Beach Blvd.

Biloxi, MS 39530

228-***-****

Brandon Dardeau

VP of Marketing

Beau Rivage Resort

875 Beach Blvd.

Biloxi, MS 39530

228-***-****

Randy Clayton

Director of Engineering

Gold Strike Casino Resort

1010 Casino Center Dr.

Robinsonville, MS 38664

662-***-****

Lisa Berger

Financial Analyst

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

1202 S. Tyler St.

Covington, LA 70433

228-***-****

Lori Taylor

Assistant Vice President

State Street Global Advisors

801 Pennsylvania Ave, Tower 1

Kansas City, MO 64105

816-***-****

Esmy Noguera

Controller, Financial Operations

Arklatex Mental Health Specialists

4440 Viking Drive, Suite 300

Bossier City, LA 71111

318-***-****



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