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Work experience

Apr 2004Present

Corporate Controller

Current Employer - Name Withheld

CFO  for Corporate Office of five corp. holding company servicing the auto industry in inspectional and compliance service to Automotive Dealerships through out the United States.  Provides OSHA, EPA, DOT as well as Federal compliance on credit transactions, financing, employee training, work safety and Hazardous Material handling and transportation. 


Corporate Accounting & Tax Services

Self Employed

JSC Associates Inc.- Architectural Engineering Firm - Rosemont, IL

Weather-Temp Inc. - Heating and Air Conditioning Contractor - Rosemont, IL

Raybar Enterprises - Communications and Entertainment System Installation and Service - Morton Grove, IL

PC Help Inc. - Recruiter and Temp Placement Agency - Chicago, IL

JM LeBurkien & Co. - Corporate and Individual Federal and State Tax Returns (175 per year) - Des Plaines, IL


Network Consultant

Rohm & Haas Co./ Morton International

Complete replacement of Morton's servers, A/S 400' S, and operating systems to Rohm & Haas operating and support systems. Conversion of Novell and Lotus Notes systems to Windows 2000 Advance Server and Exchange systems. Conversion to Active Directory and World Wide activation of 32,000 users networked across the US and Europe reducing cost by $12 Million per year.


Network Consultant

ABC-Rail Inc.

Independently worked out of Downers Grove office traveling 5 days a week to all operating plants in the US servicing the Union Pacific, ATSF and  Northfork Southern railroads, requiring travel to Califonia, Texas, Kansas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Alabama, Colorado and Minnisota for Y2K accounting and ISO9000 system upgrades and staff training. 


Director of Management Information Services

Community & Economics Developement Corporation of Cook County

Supervision of communications and data services for $54 million social service agency including 43 remote sites and 575 user network. Design, installation and supervision of multi-server 55,000 Sq. Ft. corporate location in the loop reducing cost by over $865 Thousand dollars during 1 st year of operations. Implementation of automated purchasing system that complied with federal funding requirements for disbursement of $18.5 million dollars in Head Start funds.


Network Consultant


Coreges Insurance Co.                                                                          Chicago,IL

Systems - Novell 3.12 & 4.0, Windows NT, Win 98, Win 95, sca Unix, IBM 360.

Project management for design and configuration of three standard workstations for insurance company's 2,500 sales agents using client32 connections and 32 bit Sybase DLVs to attach to corporate wide area network for quote production for local and state government reinsurance business of 5 billion in covered policies per year. Coordinated with Arthur Anderson Consulting staff inconversion of 16 bit systems to 32 bit systems ..

Hull Trading Corporation                                                              Chicago, IL

Systems - Sun Solaris, Windows NT, Novell 3.12

Installation and configuration of client/server accounting system for Chicago, Paris and Frankfort staff. Development of corporate reporting system. Training of Controller and accounting staff on use and programming of system.

State of Illinois Department of Human Rights                                                      Chicago, IL

Systems - Novell 3.12, Windows 98, IBM 360, Oracle DB.

Installation and wiring of Novell 3.12 Network for case load monitoring and scheduling. Training of Judges on use of Oracle database system for case tracking. Input and installation of case history data.

O'Hara Airport Transportation System                                                        Chicago, IL

Systems-Novell 3.12, Win 98

Installation and wiring of 15 node Novell 3.12 network for maintenance documentation. Conversion of Apple OS computers to Intel PC workstations. Setup of software to duplicate that of Apple systems. Conversion of ISO documentation of train systems to Novell server software. Implementation of documentation backups.


Senior Consultant

Wolf Weis & Horowitz CPA's LLC

Provided firm's clients (375) with network and accounting software support on a billable basis. Installation and repair of client and office networks., Maintain client records and write-ups on office network. Maintain and support tax staff on client returns and tax software. Installed accounting software systems on client's machines and training of staff on software and system use.


Regional Accounting Manager

Perfect Film & Chemical Corporation



Computer Associates, Naperville, IL - Software Certification

Novell Corporation, Rolling Meadows, IL - System Certification

Microsoft Corp, Chicago, IL - Software Certification

Hughes Network systems Inc., EI Segundo, CA - Satellite Communications Certification

Great Plaines Software Co., Fargo, ND - Dynamics Accounting Software Certification


Southern Illinois University


 *  Responsibility of the overall timely and accurate financial reporting of operations.

*  Maintaining the overall accounting and reporting of Federal & state tax authorities and management.

* Develop and maintaining budgeting and standard cost reports.

*  Preparation of all financial analysis of operations and condition, including the coordination and accumulation of annual budgets, periodic financial forecasts, and asset valuations.

* Design, implement and maintain policies and procedures that support efficient and effective processes as well as maintaining strong internal controls.

*  Coordination and prepare the required information necessary for the timely and accurate completion of the annual audits and affiliated entities.

*  Coordinate the preparation of Federal, state and local income tax returns and projections of the Trust and affiliated entities. In addition, monitor and review tax provisions.

* File all state and local filings such as payroll taxes, workman compensation, etc.

*  Responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packages.

*  Development of financial model of the company's operating structure for profit forecasting.

* Ensure compliance with accounting standards, both GAAP and tax.

* Review and ensure compliance and proper accounting with various legal contracts.

*  Preparation and review of legal documents including loan documents, leases and contrtracts  etc.

*  Compliance with all other requisite reporting related issues.

* Manage, motivate and train staff members.

*  Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills

* Highly motivated self-starter who works well independently

* Has exceptional ability & training to read and comprehend associated legal documents (i.e. loan documents, leases, purchase plans, 401k plans, pensions and employment contracts.)

* Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills

*  Exceptional ability to prioritize and meet strict deadlines

* Positive attitude and the ability to quickly response to co-workers and clients

* Ability to handle multiple tasks

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

* Prior supervisory experience

* Technical proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project and automated accounting systems.