anagement staff and •••••+ employees operating in three states.
Hands-on management of the daily accounting functions of cash concentration, database management, accounts payable, receivables, payroll, general ledger, and financial reporting on all locations and company consolidation for banks and lenders. Responsibilities encompassed trend analysis and projections, cash flow projections, financial modeling, inventory control and supervising sales audits, preparation of multi-state bi-weekly payroll, sales/use tax and payroll tax returns.
Boosted sales •••••% over a 4 year time period implementing local marketing and employee incentive programs.
Saved $•••••,••••• in annual expense through independently sourcing retail POS system and software to control food, inventory and labor cost.
Instrumental in developing controllable budgeting system that assisted in the substantial reduction of unit controllable expense.
Streamlined accounts payable processing through electronic invoicing from purveyors to reduce and/or re-deploy staff positions.
Developed and launched a retail pricing and cost database for c-store operation that resulted in a measurable improvement in pricing accuracy and increased gross profit.
Strategically planned and installed PC-Client Server with Windows ••••• operating system for multi-user office.
5/••••• To 5/••••• CFO, BRG Restaurants, Inc., Overland Park, Ks
Managed the daily accounting functions for parent and six subsidiary companies operating ••••• locations in ten states. Supervised and trained accounting and administrative staff of twenty for cash concentration, database management, accounts payable, receivables, payroll, general ledger, bank reconciliations and all financial reporting on all locations and consolidations for internal and external reporting purposes.
Key-player in the development and drafting of business plan, disclosure information, due diligence, audited financial statements, legal registration of franchise offering and co-ordination of outside financial and legal advisors on franchising.
Pivotal role in acquisitions and mergers of restaurant companies.
Negotiated real estate purchases and sourced subsequent financing with long-term lenders, lease finance companies and private investors.
Developed and launched end of day close procedures for sales, labor, inventory and food cost reporting through computer communication from all locations into central office database and accounting system.
Total revenues in excess of $•••••,•••••,••••• and •••••+ employees.
6/••••• To 5/••••• Controller, R. Biederman and Assoc., Inc., OVERLAND PARK, KS
Teamed with account executives developing client budgets, research and development cost accounting, analyzing statistical data on quantitative research projects, and preparation of product cost analysis for client recommendations.
Managed the daily accounting functions, supervising and training a staff of three for cash management, accounts payable, receivables, payroll and general ledger, bank reconciliations and financial reporting. Generated all monthly, quarterly and annual governmental returns and reports.
1/••••• To 6/••••• CLIFTON, GUNDERSON AND CO, CPAS, Peoria, IL
Staff accountant/auditor for Regional Certified Public accounting firm. Prepared corporate and individual tax returns. Conducted field audits on construction, banks and health care clients.
Promoted to manager level in June ••••• Responsibilities included tax consulting, managing audit services in the construction, banking and health care along with individual tax preparation review. Transferred to the Kansas City area in •••••
Earned CPA certificate, September •••••
EDUCATION: •••••/••••• BRADLEY UNIVERSITY, PEORIA, IL
9/••••• To Present Member of American Institute of CPAs
1/••••• To Present Member of Kansas Society of CPAs