Established leader with extensive experience in the areas of: business management planning and forecasting internal control process improvement SOX/GAAP change management team development M&A integration project cost accounting cash flow management
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Regional Controller April 2015 to February 2016Michael Baker International, Inc － Phoenix, Arizona
Engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions Recommend, design and implement process improvement initiatives Merger & Acquisition Integration - operational, financial and software conversion Direct preparation of annual operating budget for regions Leadership of 15-member accounting team supporting regional operations Communicate operational drivers impacting performance to executive leadership Monthly financial close.
Director of Finance May 2014 to April 2015Glynlyon, Inc － Chandler, Arizona
Assess financial risk and establish controls to address key concerns of management Manage the selection and implementation of new technology solutions for Human Capital Management, Travel and Expense Management, ERP Management of banking relationships to reduce fraud and re-design Corporate Card program to yield financial return to the organization Vendor relationship management and contract negotiation Evaluation and development of processes and personnel to improve compliance Oversee the activities of the accounts receivable and accounts payable departments Manage the payroll department and ensure multi-state compliance Connie Barney, CPA Resume.
Director January 2007 to January 2014AECOM － Phoenix, Arizona
Global provider of professional technical & management support services Finance & Accounting Progressively increasing roles and responsibilities within the organization Merger & Acquisition Integration - operational, financial and software conversion Establish uniform key controls for global operating entities to streamline compliance Establish processes and procedures for oversight of remote/small offices globally Provide guidance to global CFO's on corporate policies Responsible for SOX compliance of Europe and North America operating groups Partner with business line and regional leadership to drive business growth Oversight of business forecasts, budgets and financial plans Leadership of new initiatives to centralize support services and reduce costs Leadership of accounting team providing support to multiple offices/lines of business Analyze and communicate key operational and financial performance metrics and recommend corrective action Ad hoc reporting and analysis to support business needs.
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Regional Finance Manager May 2005 to January 2007Carter & Burgess, Inc － Fort Worth, Texas
Leadership of a 22-member accounting team providing support to multiple offices Consolidate and standardize Finance & Accounting job descriptions Chairperson of committee tasked with process reengineering Develop and implement training programs Led development of billing policy and procedures for company Guide office, unit and division leaders during annual budgeting and planning process Prepare ad hoc financial and business analysis to support business decision making Monthly financial close.
Controller April 2000 to May 2005TLC-Engineering for Architecture － Orlando, Florida
Leadership of an accounting team providing service to 12 operating divisions in 3 states Develop procedures to ensure the integrity and usability of financial information Lead development of "TLC University" to improve project management results Guide operational divisions during annual budgeting and planning process Prepare corporate capital and expense budgets Manage monthly financial close, reporting and revenue forecasting Advise management on tax minimization strategies and oversee year end tax planning Coordinate annual financial statement and collateral exams Prepare tax filings for multiple state and local jurisdictions and review federal tax filings Connie Barney, CPA Resume.
Supervisor/Sr. Staff Accountant November 1996 to April 2000Osburn Henning & Company － Orlando, Florida
Manage workflow and staff assignments Compilation, review and audit services Prepare federal and state corporate, individual, trust and estate tax returns Prepare annual participant statements and tax returns for employee benefit plans Interact with clients on business, tax and estate planning Train and mentor new staff.
5th Year Accounting Courses required for Florida CPA examUniversity of Central Florida － Orlando, Florida
Bachelor of Science : AccountingFlorida Southern College － Orlando, FloridaAccounting