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Manager Accounting

Location:
Branford, CT
Posted:
October 29, 2019

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JOHN BALL

** ****** ***. **, ******** CT ***** Phone: 772-***-**** email: adapmg@r.postjobfree.com

Finance and Administration – Accounting, Financial & Business Management

Professional Profile:

A self-motivated financial professional with an MBA in Finance and a BS in Accounting with multi-industry experience that communicates and coordinates effectively with all levels of management and staff to generate results that increase owner value. work within teams that achieve goals by employing diplomacy and the highest level of accuracy and integrity.

Selected skills include:

Accounting, Reporting and Regulatory Filings

Business Plans, Proposals, Budgets & Forecasts

Contract Negotiations and Legal Administration

Banking, Lender and Financing Partner Relations

Cash, Treasury, Insurance & Risk Management

Systems, Implementation Solutions, Quickbooks Pro

Tax Returns: Corporations, Partnerships, Not for Profit

Credit & Collections Management & Solutions

Risk Management and Insurance Programs

HR, Payroll and Benefits Administration

EXPERIENCE

Controller - The Archetype Companies, Jupiter FL, Feb 2018 to March 2019

The Archetype Companies are an Engineering, Architecture, Design, Construction and Asset Management Company.

Accounting, Reporting, Tax and Operations management for a professional service and a design and construction company.

Asset Manager for a group of construction loans totaling more than $200 million.

Created payroll and costing systems to allocate all costs to ongoing projects increasing efficiency and pricing accuracy.

Established credit & collections functions speeding up collection time frames.

Created short & long-term cash flow reporting system to identify operational parameters.

Consultant, Accounting & Tax Advisory Services, Stuart FL, June 2015 to January 2018. Financial advisory services:

Tax Returns: Personal, Corporation, Partnerships & Trusts, Not-For-Profits.

Accounting and Bookkeeping, Systems Implementation. General ledger re-statements and reconstructions.

Process improvement. Business formation and tax advisory consultations and services.

Controller, Business Manager, Leadership Academy West, Inc., West Palm Beach FL, March 2014 to July 2015.

Leadership Academy West was a publicly sponsored charter high school located in West Palm Beach, FL

Successfully secured financing for Leadership Academy avoiding insolvency and possible closure.

Reconstructed financial statements for a 12-month period, working with Auditors to finalize fiscal year end audits.

Preparation of annual form 990 filings for submission to the IRS.

Redesigned administrative and financial processes and accounting systems required for statutory reporting requirements.

Controller, COO - Complements, LLC, Edwards CO, November 2010 to November 2013.

Complements for Your Home, a retail and wholesale home furnishings, re-modeling and interior design services business,

Created a new legal entity. business plan, secured financing, promoted grand opening, selected vendors, purchased all inventory and opened a retail store fully stocked with inventory with a detailed POS accounting system in under two months.

First 12 month’s sales exceeded $350,000.

Purchasing & Inventory management. Vendor negotiations & relationships, Preparation of tax returns and all other compliance filings.

Coordination of marketing and advertising campaigns in internet, print, radio and direct mail formats.

Finance & Treasury Manager, Booth Creek Management Corp., Vail CO, November 2008 to December 2010

Booth Creek Management Corp. was a private equity firm managing a portfolio of operating companies

and a real estate portfolio.

Cash management, Bank reconciliations for 45 entities.

Multi state payroll management including all tax and compliance filings

Creation of multiple general ledgers and reporting for multiple real estate partnerships

Creation of accounting systems for new construction project entities.

Creation and maintenance of debt instrument database.

Risk management and insurance programs for partnership entities.

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Controller, Highland Builders Corporation, A general construction contractor, Vail CO, March 2007 to November 2008

All accounting, job costing, tax returns, reporting and administration.

Creation of accounting systems for new construction project entities.

Construction draws using AIA 702 & 703. Preparation of customer billings.

Development of budget projections and loan requests for development projects.

Controller, Business Manager, Satcom Resources, LLC Avon CO, July 2004 to February 2007, a provider of satellite

communications network infrastructure solutions domestically and internationally.

Performed all accounting, finance and reporting tasks single handedly throughout a growth cycle that started at $4 million in sales in 2004 through $12.8 million in 2006.

Established a credit &collections and credit analysis function, reducing bad debts to below 1% of sales.

Planned & managed a Great Plains accounting system implementation.

Management of all accounting and finance functions, implemented process improvement

Development of job cost reporting, sales commission calculation system and inventory and pricing analysis.

Controller, Global Wireless, Inc, Avon CO, April 2002 to June 2004,. Global provided cellular telephone infrastructure solutions to network operators both domestic and international.

Obtained bank financing for Global, a start-up company.

Management of all accounting and finance functions.

Trade finance, Lender negotiations, Banking relations both domestic and international, Purchasing and Vendor negotiations

Tax planning returns and reporting.

Researched and built a partnership with a financing partner to fund domestic and international customer purchases.

Strategic plans including market strategies and evaluations.

EDUCATION

MBA - Master of Business Administration, Emphasis in Finance and Taxation, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ

BS - Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ

Additional Experience:

Assistant Treasurer Vail Resorts, Inc. Avon CO, Vail Resorts is a publicly traded operator of winter and summer resort and hospitality operations. My responsibilities were treasury management operations, reporting, SEC reporting, lender relations and financial projections.

Director of Finance Request Television, Inc. Denver CO, Request Television was a distributor of cable Television programming that was owned by the predecessors of Comcast/Xfinity and 20th Century Fox.

Software Applications:

All MS Office Suite applications

Quick Books Expert, Enterprise, POS, Pro, Contractor, MS Dynamics, Sage, Solomon, MAS 90 and FRS.

Tax Software: Drake, Intuit Pro Series, Ultra Tax, Tax Act



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