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Gary D. | Elance
 
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Gary D.

Chief Financial Officer
   United States
  |   Fairburn, GA
  |  9:21 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $100

Accounting professional with seventeen years experience at various companies, which includes working at a Big 4 accounting firm. Currently a CFO for a $20 million non-profit company. A positive creative problem solving financial leader, strong background / knowledge in financial audits, implementation of processes, policies and procedures , internal controls, and other financial disciplines.

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Service Description

Complex Risk Analysis & Mitigation, US GAAP & GAAS Standards, Multimillion-Dollar Budget Planning, Financial & Accounting Practices, Internal Controls Implementation, Fiscal Integrity/Revenue Recognition, Merger & Acquisition Integration, ERP Selection & Implementation, and Team Building & Leadership.


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Employment

Atlanta Botanical Garden
Chief Financial Officer
2013 - Present
Georgia Aquarium, Inc
Controller
2007 - 2013
Oversee all finance and accounting functions for the Georgia Aquarium and subsidiaries with 600 personnel. Lead team of 11 in month-end close, financial forecasting/modeling, and operating expense...
Universal Environmental Services, LLC
Controller
2004 - 2007
Oversaw all finance and accounting functions for 13 locations including corporate. Led team of 4 while processing payroll and multiple tax filings at the federal, state and local level. Developed...
Coastal Sunbelt Produce
Financial Analyst
2003 - 2004
In charge of financial analysis of hundreds of produce products. Assisted the Controller in month-end close and monthly reports to management. Key Challenge: establishing financial analysis handbook.
PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Auditor
2001 - 2003
Planned and developed work programs for audits and procedures. Reviewed audit work papers to ensure proper evidence for providing audit opinion. Researched and analyzed complex financial issues to...
Portsmouth Daily Times
Accountant
1999 - 2001
Managed full cycle accounting functions for 20+ stores, while ensuring customer satisfaction. Key Challenge: handling full time employment while finishing up school.
West Terrace, Inc
Accountant
1997 - 1998
Assisted in full cycle accounting functions for 10+ properties. Key Challenge: handling full time employment while going to school.

Education

Shawnee State University
Bachelors in Accounting
1996 - 2001
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accounting
budgeting
forecasting
data entry
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