As SVP Finance and Sr. Global Corporate Controller for a large multi-national company, I have been accountable for providing financial support to the company by directing the accounting and reporting activities to ensure compliance with all internal and external requirements for Global entities. This includes regulatory agencies and legal authorities, for US GAAP, as promulgated by the FASB, SEC, IASB / IFRS and other authoritative bodies. I have served as Chief Accounting & Administrative Officer, responsible for the Accounting & Finance Departments, Procurement, Logistics, Human Resources and the Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail groups. As Controller I directly led a team of approximately 15 accounting, tax, IT and financial systems professionals responsible for general accounting, internal and external reporting, tax, SOX, ERP and financial systems, and have closed over 90 transactions with significant volumes of Assets. I have led a global team of up to 59 professionals and 90 support staff in my career. I have multi-site, multi-state and multi-cultural international technology manufacturing, IT and distribution experience, and significant financial reporting and management for Manufacturing, Distribution, Sales, R&D and Engineering. As Project Manager, my team and I have completed and implemented numerous global acquisitions into SAP ERP and financial process and control systems; Integration activities, financial/operational, IT & HR, have been domestic and global in scope, and have exceeded 90 transactions. My software expertise and integration background crosses many ERP systems – SAP, PeopleSoft, NetSuite, JD Edwards, Oracle, MAPICS, eCometry, Macola, MS Dynamics–Navision & Great Plains, ExcaliburEDGE, ADP, Hyperion, multiple report writers, tax/treasury management software, MS Office 2010 – Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Project, Visio, Access.
Interests & GroupsEdit
- Traveling Spending time with my wife and family A good movie on a rainy day Helping Others
- Ice Hockey
- Water Sports
- Michigan Association of CPA's American Institute of CPA's American Treasury Professionals