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Controller, Vice President of Accounting

Location:
Huntington Beach, CA
Salary:
185,000
Posted:
January 14, 2021

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BRIAN D. WALSH, C.P.A.

**** ***** *****, ********** *****, CA 92649 562-***-**** adjeyz@r.postjobfree.com

Accounting Executive with over twenty years of business experience who knows that a Controllership role often operates near the center of a corporate universe and it reflects the organization’s need to capture, manage and leverage accounting and business data in response to increased globalization, changes in reporting requirements, rapid technological advancement, the long-term impact of capital expenditures, and the recent worldwide far-reaching global health crisis, demand that the Controller’s office to not only be a central resource for critical business information, but to help drive strategic and critical decisions from the C-suite as well as across all operations.

PCM Inc. - El Segundo, CA – a $2.4 billion multi-national public company with over 4,000 employees providing technology-based solutions to its clients. Acquired by Insight Enterprises on August 30, 2019. During tenure at PCM, company grew from $800 million to $2.4 billion annual revenues.

Vice President of Accounting June 2011 – Present

Reports directly to Chief Financial Officer – oversee twenty General Ledger Accountants and two Managers.

Ultimate responsibility to oversee all aspects of generation of GAAP compliant financial statements for internal and external consumption.

Design complex intercompany accounting frameworks and structures involving multinational transactions, transfer pricing, taxation, and elimination of intercompany profits and inter-system transactions.

Prepare all GAAP accounting related to stock options under ASC 718, including developing Black Scholes assumptions, restricted stock units, Board of Director awards, cashless exercises, net settlements and Company stock repurchases of treasury stock.

Prepare and supervised accounting for acquisition of eight U.S. based companies and four foreign based companies (two in United Kingdom and two in Canada).

Develop company audit positions and strategy regarding complex accounting issues and manage issues and developments during quarterly reviews and annual audits conducted by Price Waterhouse and Deloitte.

Led the initiative to implement the ASC 842 Lease guidance with minimal external assistance for 40 domestic and international operating leases and 25 finance leases.

Led the ASC 606 Revenue Recognition effort which included preparing pro-forma financial statements to be used in SEC 10-K and 10-Q filings.

Successfully design the implementation strategy and execution of various GAAP Accounting Pronouncements ASC 606, EITF 02-16, SOP 98-1, ASC 718, ASC 606, ASC 842, ASC 350 (Formerly FAS 142), ASC 340.

Director of Accounting July 2006 – June 2011

Oversee preparation and review of 200+ journal entries and 400+ account reconciliations.

Execute monthly consolidation of financial information across eight ERP systems, 4 countries (Philippines, United Kingdom, Canada, and India).

Preparation of SEC filings such as 10-K, 10-Q and investor communications including press releases, conference call scripts, investor conference materials, and involvement in other SEC filings such as S-1 registration statement, annual proxy statements.

Assisted in preparing S-1 Registration Statement and all supporting schedules in conjunction with spin-off of subsidiary.

Prepared daily cash flow management tracking to monitor inflows and outflows to optimize line of credit borrowings and identify current and future cash needs.

Worked closely with Internal Audit Dept to implement, coordinate, evaluate and review virtually all business processes subject to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in order to identify, design and assess controls, write narratives, maintain and administer risk control and segregation of duties matrices.

Responsibility for supervision of U.S. and Canadian Payroll Departments (5) and U.S. Accounts Payable Department (15) and worldwide General Ledger Department (20).

Spearhead Accounting representation in ERP Implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Accounting Manager Feb 2002 – July 2006

Responsible for the maintenance and administration of aspects of general ledger accounting and the preparation of GAAP compliant financial statements meeting all internal and external reporting requirements and deadlines.

Responsible for review and approval of 200 journal entries and 400 account reconciliations across eight ERP systems, four countries, and five legal entities.

Prepared all 10-Q and 10-K filings, including financial statement and footnotes, disclosures, and the Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) section of such filings.

Prepared supporting schedules for state, federal, and international income tax returns and related tax projects such as R&D Credits.

Spearhead Accounting representation in ERP Implementation of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains.

Senior Staff Accountant July 1999 – Feb 2002

Prepared journal entries such as prepaid amortization, deferred revenue, accrued expenses, fixed assets, inventory reserves, bad debt reserves, catalog and internet advertising expenses, leases, software development cost capitalization, software license and warranty net down.

Prepared general ledger account reconciliations, cash reconciliations and subledger reconciliations.

Prepared supporting schedules for reporting and disclosure for SEC Filings such as 10-Q, 10-K, S-1, and Proxy.

Computer Sciences Corporation - El Segundo, CA – Senior Internal Auditor Dec 1996 – July 1999

Performed GAAP financial statement audits, various operational and efficiency audits and internal control testing for the company's business units and divisions.

Documented significant accounting applications and identified effective internal controls.

Provided recommendations for improving business units' control environment through management letter comments.

Supervised and delegated responsibilities to staff internal auditors.

Participated in due diligence projects such as large-scale mergers and acquisitions, requests for proposals for complex outsourcing arrangements, and operational efficiency improvements.

Performed review and testing of internally prepared 10-Q and 10-K schedules in a combined effort with external auditors, Deloitte.

Ernst & Young, LLP – Los Angeles, CA – Audit Staff II January 1995 - April 1996

Performed financial, operational and benefit audits of retail, technology, manufacturing and entertainment clients.

Performed a variety of tasks primarily based in substantive and internal control testing surrounding business processes and financial statements.

Documented significant accounting applications and identified effective internal controls.

Reviewed and tested documents and schedules related SEC filings such as 10Q, 10K, Proxy and associated disclosures.

Provided recommendations for improving clients' control environments and offered operational improvements and shared best practices via management letter comments.

• Assisted seniors in training, supervising and delegating responsibilities to staff auditors.

• Clients included Virgin Records, Wherehouse Entertainment, DMJM Engineering, Sport Chalet, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, and Premiere Radio Networks, Bank of America.

EDUCATION

1994 - California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California – B.S. Business Administration, Minor in Accounting

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – License #143737, passed all four parts in one sitting

California Real Estate Salesperson’s License #01054711

SKILLS

Microsoft Business Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Great Plains, Microsoft FRx (Financial Reporting), Sage Fixed Asset Software (FAS), SAP ECC 6.0, MACS, B of A CashPro, Wells Fargo Commercial Electronic Office (CEO), ADP Vantage, ADP Payforce, Shareworks Stock Option Administration Software, Winshuttle, Visual Lease



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