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Big 4, SEC Reporting, Public Company Controller

Location:
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Posted:
September 26, 2019

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Kyle D. Gathright, C. P. A.

**** ****** **** ****. **** WORTH, TEXAS 76135 ● CELL: 817-***-**** ● EMAIL: adagd7@r.postjobfree.com

Comprehensive experience in:

Accounting Management

Big 4 Public Accounting

SEC Reporting

International Consolidations Budgeting

XBRL

Process Improvements

Derivatives

Budgeting and Forecasting

Multi-Unit/Multi-Location

Treasury Management

Project Management

Technical Accounting

SOX

ERP Implementation

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT – TEXAS

Financial executive with over 28 years of experience in accounting, management and public accounting in diverse industries including retail, financial services, restaurants, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, oil and gas as well as public and private school districts.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / ACCOMPLISHMENTS

GDC Technics LLC ● Fort Worth, TX 2019 – Present

Operates $300 million, VVIP airplane modification company operating n the U.S. and the United Kingdom

CORPORATE CONTROLLER

Oversee all company financial operations, all facets of general ledger (month end close, reconciliation review) and fixed assets.

Manage company efforts in incorporating U.K operations into consolidation

Lead consultants and auditors in clean up of open audit years

Direct the purchase accounting process and valuation of Private Equity acquisition of GDC Technics LLC

Manage internal team of 4

Transplace ● Frisco, TX 2017 – 2019

Operates $3.5 billion, third party logistics company in the U.S, Canada and Mexico

ASSISTANT CORPORATE CONTROLLER

Oversee all company financial operations, all facets of general ledger (month end close, reconciliation review) and fixed assets.

Reduced period close days from 15 to 5 days, while focusing on improving internal controls and evaluating process improvement areas

Direct the purchase accounting process and valuation of TPG acquisition of Transplace

Lead team of evaluation of new ERP system

Lead purchase accounting and integration of new business

Management of technical accounting and implementation of new accounting guidance and coordination with outside auditors

Manage internal team of 4

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group ● Southlake, TX 2016 – 2017

Operates $350 million, three concept high end, contemporary restaurants in 23 states and District of Columbia.

CONTROLLER

Oversee all company financial operations, including treasury, all facets of general ledger (month end close, reconciliation review) accounts payable, fixed assets and internal and external financial reporting not limited to SEC filings such as form 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, and company’s earnings release.

Manage outsource accounting department, which consists of a team of 10

Reduced period close days from 11 to 7 days

Direct implementation of new revenue recognition guidance

Prepare board of director and audit committee reports

Manage reporting of bank covenants

Management of technical accounting

Manage internal team of 5

Ignite Restaurant Group ● Houston, TX

Operated $450 million, two concept, casual restaurants in 32 states 2015 – 2016

CONTROLLER

Oversee all company financial operations, including treasury, all facets of general ledger (month end close, reconciliation review) accounts payable, fixed assets and internal and external financial reporting not limited to SEC filings such as form 10-Q and, 8-K, and company’s earnings release.

Lead transformation of outsourced accounting group to in-house team on the new Oracle Fusion platform

Prepare board of director and audit committee reports, earnings call script

Management of technical accounting

Manage a team of 18

RadioShack Corporation ● Fort Worth, TX

Operated over 4,000 retail consumer electronic stores nationwide 2014 – 2015

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL REPORTING AND TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING

Significantly directed and managed all company internal and external financial reporting not limited to SEC filings such as form 10-Q and, 8-K, and company’s earnings release. Managed the research of all SEC and GAAP guidance and pronouncement changes and draft all technical accounting memorandums and lead company implementation of new accounting guidance on recent topics and complex debt reorganization transactions.

Lead preparation of the required Schedules of Assets and Liabilities and Schedule of Financial Affairs as well as the Monthly Operating Report in conjunction with entities bankruptcy filing

Decreased days to filing and implemented new software technologies

Lead corporate accounting and PeopleSoft teams

Manage a team of 7

General Motors Financial Company Inc. (formerly AmeriCredit Corp.) ● Fort Worth, TX 2008 – 2014

$10 billion captive finance subsidiary of General Motors

VICE PRESIDENT – GENERAL LEDGER, FINANCIAL REPORTING, LEASING, TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING AND DERIVATIVE OPERATIONS

Direct and manage the company’s general ledger accounting operations and lease accounting operations, in addition to management of AVP duties described below as company transitions into international and new product lines. Supervise a staff of 27. Lead all company internal and external financial reporting not limited to SEC filings such as form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, S-3 and S-4 and company’s earnings release. Overall authority on the research of all SEC and GAAP guidance and pronouncement changes and draft all technical accounting memorandums and lead company implementation of new accounting guidance on recent topics.

Lead implementation of new accounting guidance in application as well as disclosure

Management of company interest rate and foreign currency hedging activities

Direct the purchase accounting process and valuation of General Motors acquisition of AmeriCredit Corp

Lead company XBRL implementation efforts

Reduced staff by 50 percent

Southwest Surgical Hospital ● Hurst, TX

Physician owned state-of-the-art surgical facility 2006 – 2008

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Managed all hospital financial operations, including accounts payable, patient billing, collections, medical records, materials management, plant operations, patient registration, data analysis, internal controls, coding and revenue management. Supervised a staff of 15.

Negotiate managed care contracts with insurance companies and new service lines for the hospital with outside resources

Crowley Independent School District ● Crowley, TX

Pre-K-12 public school district in southwest Fort Worth 1999 – 2005

CHIEF FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONS OFFICER

Hired to direct and manage the operation of all financial, technology, food service, and transportation affairs of the district. Prepared budget of $75 million for maintenance & operations, food service and debt service. Planned, perform and evaluate cash flow analysis for district funds in conjunction with timing of local property tax revenue, state aid payments and bond sale proceeds under strict budget and tax rate constraints. Forecasted future enrollment trends, revenue estimates and facility needs. Supervised a staff of over 200.

Reduced transportation operation costs by over $2 million annually

Manage all district-wide construction projects and $165 million bond issue

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ● Fort Worth, TX

Worldwide public accounting and services firm 1996 – 1999

SENIOR AUDITOR

Prepared GAAP Financial Statements in accordance to SEC filings of 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K for publicly traded companies. Perform audit work for both public and non-public companies in industries consisting of products, retail, oil & gas, and manufacturing while working under strict time and budget constraints.

Public Audit clients worked on: Texas Rangers, RadioShack Corporation (formerly Tandy Corporation), O’Sullivan Industries, The Bombay Company, Arch Petroleum, Cross Continent Auto Retailers, InterTAN, Inc.

OTHER ROLES

Tarrant Regional Water District ● ACCOUNTANT II ● Fort Worth, Texas 1992 – 1996

Polyspede Electronics Corp. ● ACCOUNTANT I ● Dallas, Texas 1992

EDUCATION / SEPCIALIZED TRAINING / COMPUTER SKILLS / PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Bachelors of Business Administration – ACCOUNTING – TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

Oracle Fusion, Wdesk, Certent, Blackline, UltiPro, Oracle, Hyperion, Microsoft Windows Applications and Office Suite, Kronos, PeopleSoft, Pentamation, EDP, UNIX



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