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Drew Evans, CPA | Elance
 
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Drew Evans, CPA

Accting/Finance Licensed CPA - 25 years experience
   United States
  |   Oroville, CA
  |  4:37 am Local Time

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Finance and accounting professional with domestic and international manufacturing, service, start-ups, IPOs and nonprofit sector experience. Licensed Certified Public Accountant - CPA. Extremely detail oriented & I work fast. No job is too small nor too large for me to feel comfortable tackling. Considerable experience with internal controls and automated accounting procedures, implemented and executed to reach the highest security level while dramatically increasing accounting function speed and management reporting. With over 25...

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Jun 15, 2012|Other - Legal|$0|Completed
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Service Description

==> Over 25 years experience in executive financial accounting leadership in diverse responsibility levels.

==> Served in an array of consultative capacities with 3 Fortune 500 companies (combined annual rev $20B)

==> Four years of public CPA accounting experience - completed three full tax seasons and performed over 300 separate audits, reviews or compilations engagements. Prepared FS footnotes requiring in-depth research to determine proper GAAP treatment for multifaceted attestation situations. Background in IFRS as well.

==> Held positions as Chief Financial Officer and Controller for a variety of corporate types - managed to maintain the balance between safety of financial assets while simultaneously streamlining accounting operations and reporting. Devised useful reporting packages to assist management in timely decision making.

==> Developed effective tools for flowcharting the entire accounting process and discovering bottlenecks. Customizing effective procedures that add true value to organization. Designing accounting systems for rapid one or two day month end close. Implemented Kaizen Five S Programs (Tidiness, Orderliness, Cleanliness, Standardization, and Sustaining the discipline), and other continuous improvement programs (e.g. Six Sigma)

==> Expert level competence in MS Excel. Substantial experience in relational database theory, SQL/SAP/Oracle, client/server and shared-file-based databases. Able to execute comprehensive changes to ERP...

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Manufacturing Technology, Inc.
CONTROLLER
2005 - 2009
CONTROLLER ~ Manufacturing Technology, Inc., South Bend, IN ~ 3.5 years - 2005 to 2009 MTI is a 30+ year old $50 million family-owned rotary, linear, and stir friction welder machine mfging...
Hubbell / RACO
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
2005 - 2005
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (contract assignment) ~ Hubbell / RACO; South Bend, IN ~ Consultant – 3 mo. - 2005 $2 billion Fortune 500 manufacturing company. ERP system - SAP • Executed complex...
SUMCO
SENIOR GL ACCOUNTANT
2003 - 2003
SENIOR GL ACCOUNTANT (Consultant) ~ SUMCO (formally Mitsubishi Silicon America), Salem, OR ~ 3 months - 2003 Fortune 500 & world’s 2nd largest silicon wafers manufacturer with 24 international...
Walters & Kondrasheff; CPA’s
SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT
2001 - 2002
SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT ~ Walters & Kondrasheff; CPA’s, Santa Cruz, CA ~ 1 year - 2001 - 2002 (Moved out of state) • Performed over 1,200 hours of audit and review attestation engagements,...
Seagate Technologies
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
2000 - 2001
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST (Consultant) ~ Seagate Technologies; Scotts Valley, CA ~ 6 mo. - 2000 - 2001 Fortune 500 company – data storage devices manufacturer with revenues of over $12 billion....
ZETA, an Integrated Defense Technology Company
CONTROLLER
2000 - 2000
CONTROLLER (Consultant) ~ ZETA, an Integrated Defense Technology Company; San Jose, CA ~ 6 months - 2000 ZETA designs and manufactures - high technology communications, electronic warfare, and...
Napa Valley Community Housing
CONTROLLER
1998 - 1999
CONTROLLER ~ Napa Valley Community Housing; Napa, CA ~ 14 months - 1998 - 1999 (Moved outside country) Nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization for manufacturing and managing low-income housing in Napa...
TABNET.COM (NTX, LLC)
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
1997 - 1998
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER ~ TABNET.COM (NTX, LLC); Napa, CA ~ 13 months - 1997 – 1998 (Company was sold) Leader in domain name registrations processing. Purchased for $7M by Verio in 1998. •...
Pisenti & Brinker, CPA’s
STAFF ACCOUNTANT
1992 - 1994
STAFF ACCOUNTANT ~ Pisenti & Brinker, CPA’s; Santa Rosa, CA ~ 2.5 years - 1992 – 1994 (Left to follow my Senior Manager to a startup) Largest regional public accounting firm in Sonoma & Napa...

Education

California State University at Sonoma
Bachelor of Arts - Business Management (Accting
1989 - 1992

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