Highly accomplished financial executive with extensive experience in leading companies during periods of revenue growth as well the ability to provide management focus in a high leveraged and high street environment. Proven success in establishing and executing an effective business partner relationship between Finance, Sales Management, and Operations. Experience in managing the finance function in both service and manufacturing companies. Results-driven financial executive offering over 30 years' success in leading financial management activities at various organizations. Exceptionally talented in creating robust internal controls, guidelines, and procedures to support accounting functions, including budget administration. Prepared to bring talent and leadership to growing organization in rewarding executive-level role.
Led the company in participation in the NJ Grows program. Obtained $33 million in tax credits over a ten year period beginning with the 2017 tax year. Negotiated funding/financing totaling $9.6 million as part of the capital spend requirement. The Hibbert Group was the first participant in Trenton, N.J.
Participated in the Urban Enterprise Zone - Trenton, reducing annual tax expense by $200K.
Led an acquisition of former vendor partner/competitor (The Red Shark Group)
Obtained new bank borrowing agreement in 2013 which maintained loan limits of $5 million and reduced borrowing interest rates by 10%
Prepared budgets, monthly financial reporting packages (borrowing base certificates) for bank loan requirements
Directed fair value appraisal work for intangible assets including goodwill.
Responsible for execution of annual financial audit.
Performed job / product line costing breakeven analyses for pricing decisions.
Led two integration teams handling Finance and Billing function transition for planned plant relocation and consolidation into another existing facility.
Performed cost reduction reviews on equipment leases generating $130,000 in annual savings and ROI reviews on proposed equipment investments.
Manage / Direct 401K plan
Manage / implement all Real Estate plans including purchases and leases.
Directed and managed financial reporting systems conversion from Great Plains Software to American Software including writing of new financial statement specifications.
Assisted in identifying and executing integration cost reductions and restructuring savings totaling $1 million annually.
Shortened monthly financial closing process from twelve to five business days.
Obtained exemption from local Business Franchise tax saving $250,000 annually.
Performed acquisition due diligence related to three acquisitions along with post integration work thereby, eliminating multiple systems and staff. This resulted in labor savings exceeding $1 million annually.
Established new cash flow and bank covenant reporting procedures to facilitate proper tracking for borrowing and loan covenant compliance.
Wrote and presented a bi-monthly financial and operational performance report to the private equity partners that owned CC3 Company.
Developed and assisted in implementing a variety of operational financial cost savings and process improvement programs.
Managed the capital equipment spending planning including asset financing and funding.
Developed a financial system conversion plan and implemented all phases of an automated accounting system.
Managed and processed payroll through ADP.
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