- Matteson, Il US US US
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As part of the management of the management team, responsible for the profitable development and execution of a nonprofit consulting practice the organization. Specific areas of responsibility include:
In an interim financial controller/CFO capacity, assist commercial businesses and non-profits with hands-on accounting and bookkeeping initiatives. Assignments range from day to day transaction processing and account reconciliations to payroll, financial reporting, cost allocation plans, operational and capital budgets.
Led financial transformation project that ultimately helped a major housing authority avoid receivership and loss of $30MM in funding. Responsibilities included restructuring financial accounting operations, training and mentoring client staff to improve efficiency and improve internal control relative to federal policies. Documented new processes and procedures, developed operating budget, conducted software study and recommended a new ERP system,mentored and trainedstaff, provided financial statements and regulatory reports to project sponsor along with general progress updates.
Directed accounting, FP&A and technology functions and provided strategic financial management and support for this $48MM nonprofit social service agency. Analyzed technical and economic data to determine and present and future financial performance and compiled reports/presentations. Key advisor in the areas of investments including: ROI, Business Impact and government rule changes.
Provided training and technical assistance to a wide range of leading non-profit organizations focused on Head Start programs. Led cross-functional team in strategic planning meetings to build organizational capacity and align operations with government guidelines and best practices.
Responsible for all financial matters including: accounts payable, accounts receivable, grants management, account reconciliations, banking relationships, cash management and forecasting, operational and capital budgets as well as financial reporting, policies and procedures as required insuring adequate internal control. Coordinated state, federal tax and regulatory reporting. Served as point person to support annual audit process.
Start-up technology enabled advertising company that developed corporately sponsored mini-games for early 3G cellular phones, Raised $100k in first round funding to develop prototypes for presentation to hardware OEM's.Developed 25 prototypes to but failed to secure second round funding for back-end software development during a sharp decline in private equity investment in technology.
In progressively responsible roles assumed responsibility to plan, direct and schedule the work of the accounting department including: accounts receivable, revenue and grant management, accounts payables, payroll, general ledger, cash receipts, disbursements, and bank and account reconciliation.
Interactive and personal, the Leadership MBA curriculum employs a wide range of teaching methodologies that enhance your experiential learning and improve retention. You will benefit by learning from facilitated discussions, case studies, computer simulations and exercises, role-play, team projects and presentations, web enhanced assignments including online discussion groups, and the application of classroom coursework to your current workplace projects.
Prep course for the Project Management Institutes PMP exam
Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma : are business management methodologies aimed at cutting waste and increasing productivity through eliminating errors by utilizing various processes and tools.
A highly collaborative and supportive learning environment that develops a comprehensive view of shareholder value creation and the key role financial executives play in the process. A heavy emphasis is placed on real-life case examples, the program provides hands-on experience interpreting financial reports, evaluating investments, applying valuation methods and exploring the implications of strategic decisions on cash flow and stock price.
The accounting program is designed to offer students the opportunity to study traditional and contemporary areas of accounting. The program offers a wide variety of courses which expose students to both established accounting standards and emerging accounting issues.
Dr. Knight was the project sponsor for the private equity forecast and finance committee board member of UCAN Chicago
Reported to Ken at Tatum and Associates
Reported to Lee at Booz Allen Hamilton