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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Accomplished, results-driven, and highly qualified Controller with 22+ years of experience and success. Versatile strategist, recognized for having superior financial management skills, exceptional leadership abilities, and superlative business acumen. In-depth knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Currently seeking a position as a Controller/Accounting Manager which will utilize all skills, abilities, and areas of expertise as follows:
Financial Management, Reporting & Analysis
Internal Cost Controls
Saved $790K over three years by implementing purchasing tracking sheets and designing labor tracking templates for all revenue centers for Levy Restaurants.
Successfully oversaw numerous multi-million dollar enterprises with annual payables of $4.5M and accounts receivable of $3.5M.
Established and implemented all accounting and cash handling procedures while serving as the Controller for the Fort Worth Cats, a minor league baseball team.
Assisted with the transition of the Dallas Market Center by setting up all accounting and cash handling procedures.
Previously served as F&B Controller for Reunion Arena, home of the Dallas Stars and Dallas Mavericks, which generated $25M in sales per year. Also served as Concessions Supervisor for the Dallas Cowboys and Colorado Rockies.
Developed and administered budgets for an 80-unit, $25M operation.
Preparing yearly budgets, financial statements, management reports, forecasts, actual vs. budget variance reports, weekly cash flow, P&L reports, 1099s, and sales, purchasing, and labor reports.
Establishing and enforcing accounting policies, procedures, controls, and accounting/information systems while overseeing personnel and maintaining/reconciling general ledger (GL) accounts.
Performing month/year-end closing, reconciling accounts, calculating sales tax, generating invoices, creating labor grids, managing payroll, and working with financial and IT support for accurate reporting.
Levy Restaurants Location Controller, American Airlines Center 2006 - Present
Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop Owner/Builder 2003 - 2006
Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Multi-Unit Manager 2004 - 2005
Gary Cobb & Company Controller 2000 - 2003
Sports Service, Inc. Controller/Event Specialist - Reunion Arena 1997 - 2000
Golden Corral General Manager/Associate Manager 1995 - 1997
Chapman Companies Dairy Queen District Manager 1995 - 1996
Self-Employed Independent Hospitality Consultant 1992 - 1994
Red Lobster General Manager 1989 - 1992