Highly accomplished, results driven senior accounting and financial management executive with more than 30 years of progressive experience in finance and operations management. Strong qualifications in developing and implementing financial controls and processes in addition to productivity improvements. Possesses solid leadership, communications and interpersonal skills to establish rapport with all levels of staff and management.
Accounting & Financial Management
Business Planning and Development
Financial Analysis and Reporting
Cash Flow Analysis
Vice President, Finance, 03/2016 to Current Lane Press – South Burlington, Vermont Senior executive that manages Accounting, Human Resource and Purchasing functions.Provides leadership in the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives. Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities. Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Board of Directors of the Company.Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting. Oversees internal payroll processing and multi-state payroll and tax filings.Manages cash flow and bank debt.
Controller, 08/2005 to 03/2016 Lane Press – South Burlington, Vermont Senior manager that oversees all activities of the Accounting and Financial Planning staff.Develops and maintains internal controls to insure compliance with all GAAP, Federal and State regulations.Oversees internal payroll processing and multi-state payroll and tax filings.Manages cash flow and bank debt.Manages receivable collections process to minimize bad debt.Manages external fiduciary audit process with regional accounting firm
Controller, 01/2001 to 08/2005 Twincraft Soap – Winooski, Vermont Senior manager responsible for all Accounting functions including banking relationships, external audits and legal and administrative matters.Played a major role in company securing +$800K in Vermont Economic Progress Council tax credits for second plant location expansion.Analyzed and reported key performance metrics to Senior Staff and Board of DirectorsManaged standard costing system and reviewed production variances, made recommendations for increased efficiency.
Bachelor of Science: Finance with concentrations in Computer Science and Mathametics, 1985 Minnesota State University - Moorhead, Minnesota