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Accounting Financial

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Phoenix, AZ
Posted:
February 20, 2020

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TIMOTHY W. HAWK, C.P.A., C.G.M.A., M.B.A.

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Phoenix, AZ 85029

602-***-****

adbv8s@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

I am a self-driven and goal-oriented individual. I am a very logical and analytical person. I have been extremely successful at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting and finance operations and improving the internal controls and operational controls of several businesses and in varying industries. ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Implemented Sage Intacct accounting system, converting from QuickBooks, for Chicken Ranch Casino.

Re-organized the chart of accounts and improved the financial reporting structure and function for Casino Del Sol Resort.

Lead the project to upgrade the accounting and financial reporting systems for Apache Gold Casino Resort.

Hire and train staff and implement accounting policies and procedures in the opening of a new casino for Northern Edge Navajo Casino.

Cleaned up the accounting records and instituted policies and procedures to maintain proper accounting records for L’Auberge de Sedona Resort.

Developed and implemented a weekly operational reporting system for Casino Arizona.

Improved the operational and accounting internal controls in compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for American Greyhound Racing, including the development of policies and procedures and risk assessment matrix.

Designed complex budget model for more than 40 grocery stores for Southwest Supermarkets.

Researched, designed and installed computerized accounting and financial reporting system for Circle Business Credit, which included general ledger, accounts payable and fixed assets.

Improved the efficiency and accuracy of the financial reporting process. Reduced the month-end closing and reporting time from 8-10 days to 4-5 days for Circle Business Credit.

Developed and initiated operational audit program for Circle Business Credit.

Initiated the use of personal computers for accounting and financial reporting functions and trained various personnel to use the computers and Circle Business Credit.

Installed computerized accounting and financial reporting system for Fred Harvey, Inc., which included general ledger, retail inventory, payroll and accounts payable.

Inventoried and computerized the fixed assets of all Canadian properties for Ramada Inns. SKILLS

Daily Finance and Accounting Operations and Management Month-end and Year-end closing processes

Cash Management and Bank Relations

Loan and Lease Accounting

Budgeting and Forecasting

Internal Controls

Policies and Procedures

Audit Management

Financial Reporting

GAAP and Technical Accounting Research

Accounting and Financial Report Systems Design, Implementation, Upgrade Computer System and Information Technology proficiencies CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION

CPA Certificate: Arizona #4038-E, Granted October 24, 1983 Chartered Global Management Accountant: AICPA #110017166, Granted August 31, 2012 INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Indianapolis, Indiana

Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance – May 1989 NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, Flagstaff, Arizona

Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy, Data Processing minor – May 1980 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CHICKEN RANCH CASINO AND BINGO (Jamestown, CA)

Jan. 2018 – Jan. 2020

Chief Financial Officer

American Indian (Me-Wuk) casino with about $80 million annual revenue and 220 employees Manage the financial activities and accounting operations, including Cage, Count, Revenue Audit, IT, Cash Management, Financial Reporting and Budget operations. Supervise a staff of 20 managers, supervisors, revenue auditors and accountants in the daily accounting and financial reporting functions. Insure that internal controls are followed, and make improvements when necessary.

CLIFF CASTLE CASINO HOTEL (Camp Verde, AZ)

Jan. 2016 – April 2017

Director of Finance

American Indian (Yavapai-Apache) casino with about $70 million annual revenue and 450 employees Manage the financial activities and accounting operations, including Cage, Count, Revenue Audit, Cash Management, Financial Reporting and Budget operations. Supervise a staff of 40 managers, supervisors, revenue auditors and accountants in the daily accounting and financial reporting functions. Insure that internal controls are followed, and make improvements when necessary.

CASINO DEL SOL RESORT (Tucson, AZ)

July 2014 – Jan. 2016

Controller

American Indian (Pasqua Yaqui) casino with about $180 million annual revenue and 1,200 employees Manage the financial activities and accounting operations, including Cage, Count, Revenue Audit, Cash Management, Financial Reporting and Budget operations. Supervise a staff of 60 managers, supervisors, revenue auditors and accountants in the daily accounting and financial reporting functions. Insure that internal controls are followed, and make improvements. GOLDEN ACORN CASINO AND TRAVEL CENTER (Campo, CA)

March 2014 – July 2014

Chief Financial Officer

American Indian (Mission) casino with about $20 million annual revenue and 250 employees Manage the financial activities and accounting operations, including Cage, Count, Revenue Audit, Cash Management, Financial Reporting and Budget operations. Supervise a staff of 30 managers, supervisors, revenue auditors and accountants in the daily accounting and financial reporting functions. Insure that internal controls are followed, and make improvements when necessary.

APACHE GOLD CASINO RESORT (Globe, AZ)

Jan. 2013 – Dec. 2013

CFO / Controller

American Indian (Apache) casino with about $250 million annual revenue and 400 employees. Manage the financial activities and accounting operations, including Cage, Count, Revenue Audit and Cash Management, Financial Reporting and Budget operations. Supervise a staff of 50 managers, supervisors, revenue auditors and accountants in the daily accounting and financial reporting functions. Insure that internal controls are followed, and make improvements. NORTHERN EDGE NAVAJO CASINO (Farmington, NM)

Nov. 2011 – Nov. 2012

Controller

American Indian (Navajo) casino which opened in January 2012. Manage the financial activities and accounting operations, including Cage, Count and Revenue Audit operations. Supervise a staff of 50 managers, supervisors, revenue auditors and accountants in the daily accounting and financial reporting functions. Insure that internal controls are followed, and make improvements when necessary. DOWNSTREAM CASINO RESORT (Quapaw, OK)

Sept. 2010 – Nov. 2011

Controller

American Indian (Quapaw) casino and resort with about $200 million in annual revenue and 1,200 employees. Manage the financial activities and accounting functions for the gaming and resort operations. Oversee the activities of the Cage, Count and Revenue Audit functions. Insure that internal controls are followed, and make improvements when necessary. Manage internal and external audits.

L’AUBERGE DE SEDONA RESORT AND SPA (Sedona, AZ)

April 2009 – June 2010

Assistant Controller

A campus of two resorts (L'Auberge Resort and Amara Resort) and one hotel (Orchards Inn), including food & beverage and retail operations, with about $20 million in annual revenue and 250 employees. Manage the daily and monthly accounting operations and financial reporting. Oversee the reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts and insure the accuracy of the accounting records and institute proper accounting procedures. Manage daily cash flow. CASINO ARIZONA (Scottsdale, AZ)

May 2007 – Feb. 2009

Controller

American Indian (Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community) casino with about $600 million annual revenue and 2,500 employees. Manage the financial activities and accounting operations for two casino locations. Supervise a staff of 34 accountants, financial analysts and revenue auditors in the daily accounting and financial reporting functions. Supervise a staff of 5 in the purchasing department. Insure that internal controls are followed, and make improvements when necessary. Manage daily cash flow. Oversee the preparation of the annual budget. AMERICAN GREYHOUND RACING, INC., Div of Delaware North Companies, Inc. (Phoenix, AZ) Nov. 1997 – May 2007

Controller

Pari-mutuel gaming (dog racing) company with about $25 million annual revenue ($100 million handle) and 350 employees. Manage the financial activities and accounting operations for Phoenix Greyhound Park, Apache Greyhound Park and the network of more than 30 off-track betting sites through-out Arizona, and two non-profit organizations. Supervise a staff of nine accountants in the daily accounting functions. Manage daily cash flow. Oversee the preparation of the annual budget. Manage and maintain all of the PC’s and the local area network. SOUTHWEST SUPERMARKETS, LLP (Phoenix, AZ)

May 1996 – Nov. 1997

Accounting Manager

Grocery retail company of about 36 stores with about $50 million annual revenue and 1,000 employees. Manage the daily accounting activities of the fast growing grocery retail business. Supervise the staff accountants and oversee the general ledger processing and procedures. Reconcile all balance sheet accounts and prepare account analysis of various income statement accounts. Analyze physical inventory counts and book adjustments. Prepare various forecasts and the annual budget.

CARPETMAX, LLP, Division of The Maxim Group (Phoenix, AZ) March 1995 – April 1996

Controller

Floorcovering retail company of 8 stores with about $10 million in annual revenue and 100 employees. Manage all aspects of the accounting and financial operations of the retail floorcovering business, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit and collections, purchasing, job costing and inventory control. Prepare financial statements and operating budgets, manage cash flow and maintain good vendor relations. MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY AMERICA, LTD. (Scottsdale, AZ) March 1994 – March 1995

Financial Systems Consultant

Software development company with about $2 million in annual revenue and 30 employees. Worked with customers, primarily construction and heavy equipment dealers and rental agencies, on the design and installation of computerized accounting/financial management, inventory management, service management and lease/rental management systems. Trained customers to use the UNIX based systems and solved any problems that the customers may have had. THE REGISTRY RESORT (Scottsdale, AZ)

Feb. 1993 – March 1994

Assistant Controller

CIRCLE BUSINESS CREDIT, INC., Division of Xerox Credit Corp. (Indianapolis, IN) Jan. 1985 – Feb. 1993

Assistant Controller

FRED HARVEY, INC., Division of Amfac Hotels and Resorts (Grand Canyon, AZ) Nov. 1981 – Jan. 1985

Manager of Accounting and Financial Reporting

RAMADA INNS, INC. (Phoenix, AZ)

June 1980 – Nov. 1981

International Staff Accountant

COMPUTER PROGRAMS AND SYSTEMS

Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Access, Word)

Quickbooks and Quicken

Intacct Financial ERP systems

Mass90/Sage100 Financial ERP systems

JD Edwards Financial ERP systems

Infinium Financial systems

PeopleSoft Financial systems

Lawson Financial systems

Open Systems Financial systems

Agilysys (Infogenises and EATEC) systems

Opera Property Management systems

ADP and Ceridian payroll systems

Kronos timeclock systems

Cognos Reporting systems



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