Gary Campbell

President at GJC Accounting & Consulting

Work History

Work History
May 2015 - Present


GJC Consulting
Owner and operator of a Consulting business servicing clients in Southern California.: Financial statement preparation Forecasting & Budgeting General Ledger Analysis Human Resources Accounting Policy preparation Payroll Corporate Taxes Month-end & Year-end close Accounting software conversion Bookkeeping Profitability analysis Training of accounting personnel
Jan 2015 - May 2015

Chief Financial Officer

CS Tomasi, Inc. An Accountancy
Corporation, Long Beach, California Chief Financial Officer Reporting to the CEO, I was responsible for operating the Accounting division of a full service office servicing small and medium size businesses with Accounting, Budgeting, Payroll and Tax requirements.
Nov 2013 - Dec 2014

PFMG Solar, Inc

PFMG Solar, Inc
Contract work., Huntington Beach, CA(5 months)-responsible for the implementation of a new accounting/project based software program(Axium Ajera) as well as month end reporting.
Apr 2011 - Sep 2013

Chief Financial Officer

PFMG Solar, Inc
Chief Financial Officer Reporting to the CEO and COO, I was responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and improving all financial aspects of this company from infancy as a start-up company to a $15MM annual revenue company. Implemented new accounting and payroll software that required the development of accounting policies and procedures for staff to follow to ensure efficient and accurate reporting. Prepared and monitored cash flow for operations to maximize limited start up capital while company was growing in the first two years. Assisted CEO and COO with financial analysis to help evaluate whether expansion to Pennsylvania and Denver was feasible and profitable for the company.
Jul 2010 - Mar 2011

First Hawaiian Bank

First Hawaiian Bank
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Business & Personal Banker Assisted in evaluation and approval of Business & Personal loans Maintained customer accounts to ensure satisfied clients and potential additional banking products that might benefit their company.
Jan 2008 - Jun 2010

Chief Financial Officer

Hawai'i Preparatory Academy
Kamuela, Hawaii Chief Financial Officer Reporting to the Headmaster, responsible for the financial stability of the school. Budgeting and cash flow Prepare annual budget through a collaborative process. Create and maintain detailed projections to account for budget deviations, predict future cash flows and inform management & board of directors in an accurate and timely manner. Manage operational and capital project cash requirements. Management Member of Administrative Leadership Group-management oversight of all areas of the school. Member of the Finance, Investment, Strategic Planning, Audit, and Building & Grounds committees of the Board. Responsible for insurance and risk management issues. Supervise business office staff members and food service operations. Accounting and related activities Reconcile bank and investment accounts monthly. Oversee the annual audit, preparing required schedules and year-end adjustments. Prepare or oversee preparation of all tax and information returns required by government agencies. Prepare interim financial reports for bank and Board of Directors. Administer financial aid program and server on the Financial Aid Committee. Coordinate with management firms regarding school's $35 MM endowment fund. Human Resources Administer employee benefit programs and contracts, oversee and review payroll processing and ensure human resource policy and procedures conform to employment law. Selected Achievements: Research, evaluation, selection and implementation of new accounting system and budgeting program which saved time while producing more accurate and timely reports. Research, evaluation, and selection of third party tuition collection agency that improved collections while saving the company over $50,000 in credit card fees. Chair of the Sustainability Committee-management of $1 million in donated funds specifically for capital and student led projects promoting sustainability. Analyzed our school meal plan for ways to save money and renegotiated the contract saving the school over $50,000. Served as owner representative for facilities construction projects for two projects valued at $8. 5 & $3. 3 million. Ensured accurate billing, donor collection and timely reporting.
Jun 2006 - Dec 2007


Hawai'i Preparatory Academy
Kamuela, Hawaii Controller
1997 - 2005

Vice President of Finance

American Safety Insurance Holdings, Ltd.
Hamilton, Bermuda Vice President of Finance Manage daily accounting and corporate responsibilities for a captive insurance company with $500 million in assets and $200 million in annual revenue. Prepare/review financial information in accordance with U.S. GAAP, including consolidation of numerous subsidiaries at the parent level. Assist in preparation of financial statements/note disclosures to ensure adherence with SEC filings. Prepare and present reports to Board of Directors at annual general meetings. Coordination and liaison with audit staff, lawyers and Government Regulators. Report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and supervise several support staff.
1991 - 1997

Senior Auditor

Withey Addison Chartered Accountants
Toronto, Canada Senior Auditor Supervised audit team, performed financial statement reviews, tax returns, designed & implemented accounting systems, analyzed client processes and created/refined accounting procedures.
1989 - 1990

Staff Accountant

Ernst & Young
Toronto, Canada Staff Accountant Performed audits of organizations of various sizes. Treasurer of Homeowners Board of Directors for private subdivision in Hawaii. Treasurer of Board of Directors for Water Company in Hawaii. Boys' soccer coach. Golf, beach volleyball, tennis and photography.




University of Western Ontario