Certified Public Accountant with 7 years of experience as a Controller and 10 years of both public and private accounting experience. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Versed in SEC reporting, SOX compliance, commodities and hedging, working capital and cash management and assisting in financial, sales tax and RINS audits. Team player providing senior management with timely information to make key decisions.
Took the lead at plant start-up by implementing the general ledger program and the software that tracks and records all incoming inventory and outgoing sales completely automating the 100 million gallon per year plant.
Trained the accounting and grains staff on the software systems .
Designed and implemented the internal control system and work flow for plant transactions that exceed 300 million per year in revenue.
2008 to Current
ControllerSouthwest Georgia Ethanol, LLC – P O Box 386, Camilla, GA 31730
Full charge Controller responsible for the accounting and human resource staff.
Prepare daily cash and hedging position reports.
Review and approve weekly position and cash forecast reports to Board of Directors.
Prepare month end journal entries and close, including tracking and reporting all capital lease and interest amortizations, preferred dividend accruals and working capital balance.
Maintain Fixed Asset module.
Prepare borrowing base certificates and maintain relationship with bank.
Assist in preparation and approval of monthly financial reports for the Board of Directors.
Responsible for maintaining all business licenses.
Submit quarterly transactions to the EPA.
Maintain relationship with outside IT contractor acting as the plant IT contact.
Assist in yearly budgeting process.
Prepare yearly plant insurance renewal reports.
Prepare monthly analysis reports for management team
Company lead on all financial, sales tax and RINS audits.
2007 to 2008
Audit/Compliance Manager, IT ManagerFlint River National Bank – Camilla, GA
Reconcile all correspondent and internal accounts.
Audit all teller, CSR and internal accounts.
Prepare annual risk assessment and review daily reports for external risks.
Coordinate with all outside audit and compliance firms.
Liaison with bank processing software representatives and external IT firm to manage the e-mail, servers and operating systems.
2004 to 2007
Financial Secretary/TreasurerSouthside Baptist Church – Camilla, GA 31730
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting Colorado State University - Ft Collins, CO
Internship: Fraud Investigation Department of the Interior, Office of Inspector General - Lakewood, CO