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Director of Finance and Accounting

Ypsilanti, MI
May 12, 2020

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SHARON J TUBBS, CMA, MBA 734-***-****

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Senior accounting and financial professional, combining over 20 years of business and technical knowledge. Managing the budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, consolidation and financial analysis processes of firms. Known for commitment to achieving a high level of accuracy using ethical work standards, as well as strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. Possessing solid leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to establish rapport with all levels of staff and management.


Accounting and Financial Management Treasury Measurement

Financial Analysis and Reporting Business Planning and Analysis

M&A, Due Diligence, Global Integration Audit & Tax management / support


Virtual Accounting Strategies, Ypsilanti, MI May 2016 to Present Providing consulting, finance, accounting, and tax services to organizations


Finance Manager for $2Bil manufacturing company. Oversaw $170M global fixed asset acquisition budget. Analyzed and coordinated fixed asset purchase activity for 13 facilities world-wide.

Controller for $10Mil payroll and benefits company. Overseeing the general ledger, filing reports with the appropriate government agencies, reconciling general ledger accounts.

Senior Controller for $10Mil manufacturing company. Overseeing the accounting functions including A/R, A/P, General Ledger, Reporting.

Business Consultant for physical fitness startup company including creating a business plan, setting up an accounting system, preparing state and federal registrations.

Reviewed and compiled financial statements for $1M real estate investment company.

Small Business remote accounting. Remotely recording financial transactions in QuickBooks and delivering financial reports.

Vari-Form Group, Livonia, MI August 2018 to March 2019

$300M Manufacturer of lightweight, hydroformed structural parts for trucks and automobiles

Director of Financial Reporting

Manage global treasury function

Manage $20M Revolving Line of Credit

Oversee 62 domestic and international bank accounts

Create monthly financial statements

Consolidate 7 divisional financial statements in HFM

Manage general ledger accounting

Manage intercompany activity

Participate in closure of business

WOLVERINE ADVANCED MATERIALS, Dearborn, MI October 2008 to May 2016

$200M Global developer and manufacturer of noise dampening and sealing solutions in the automotive brake industry.

Finance Manager/Corporate Controller

Successfully completed a $75M asset acquisition and integration activities.

Provided cash and treasury management of $100M LOC, including cash flow management, forecasting, and reporting.

Lead project manager on opening international banking relationships including Hong Kong, India, Brazil, Germany and China.

Key contributor to CIM on Wolverine company sale.

Implemented $75M Infor Solutions software to consolidate financials of 7 global operating locations.

Compiled, analyzed, interpreted and reported financial performance against key business metrics using HFM, Infor Solutions and Plex systems. Responsible for all ad-hoc management reporting

Streamlined financial reporting packages to be presented to senior management, board of directors, and the banking relations increasing reporting efficiency by 50%.

Directed the Tax and Audit functions collaborating with external firms for international taxes, US federal, state, and local taxes, R&D credits, and annual audits. Managed an IRS audit to a successful no findings completion.

Managed the accuracy and productivity of 4 employees in day-to-day activities of A/P, A/R, cash, general accounting, and operations.

EAGLEPICHER, Inkster, MI October 2006 to October 2008

A diversified manufacturer and marketer of innovative, advanced technology and industrial products and services for space, defense, environmental and automotive applications worldwide.

Senior Corporate Accountant

General accounting including preparing journal entries for Corporate allocations, processing A/P, preparing general ledger reporting and maintaining fixed asset records. Supported the global budget preparation and subsequent variance analysis. Proficient in excel, GBA fixed asset system, Plex ERP system, and Comshare financial consolidating system.

Early Career Summary:

FRAUNHOFER, USA, Plymouth, MI, Senior Accountant

LUCAS VARITY/KELSEY-HAYES, Livonia, MI, Hyperion Admin / Business Unit Specialist

JACOBSONS, Jackson, MI, Senior Accountant

PFIZER, Ann Arbor, MI, Accounts Payable Manager

ARTHUR ANDERSEN, Detroit, MI, Senior Accountant


Institute of Certified Management Accountants, Ann Arbor, MI

Masters of Business Administration—Finance

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Black Belt in the US Hapkido Association

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