obtain a responsible and challenging financial management position that will
utilize my management, financial, strategic planning, and information technology abilities.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL
University, Looney, Georgia, BBA, Accounting 1983
Certified Public Accountant,
Georgia, member of the AICPA
BAD MANUFACTURING, INC. - Dragon, Georgia 9/96
Responsible for all aspects
of financial operation for this international manufacturer of wastewater
treatment equipment. The responsibilities include financial statement
preparation, budgeting, cash management, inventory control, purchasing, payroll
and negotiating letters of credit. Reduced inventory 20% by implementing a
sales forecasting system. Developed and implemented a new job costing system.
STRANGE CORPORATION - Atlanta, Georgia 6/94 to 9/96
Responsible for financial operations,
information technology and human resources for this manufacturer of specialty
consumer items. Replaced Peachtree Accounting with Navision accounting system
on a Windows NT network. Reduced month end closing from 10 days to 3 days while improving the accuracy of the
CARLA CREDIT, CPA
ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONAL / MANAGER
A CPA with strong technical and
management abilities. Experienced in manufacturing, service and startup
environments - private industry and public accounting. Knows what it takes to
successfully run a business.
BAD Manufacturing, Inc. – Dragon, GA 9/96 to Present
International company that
manufactures and distributes water and wastewater treatment equipment
worldwide. I was hired to get inventory under control and reduce costs.
CONTROLLER - Manage a staff of
four. Responsible for all aspects of financial operations. Responsibilities
include financial statement preparation, budgeting, forecasting, cash
management, contract negotiation and inventory control.
- $600,000 reduction
in inventory and 4% reduction in cost of goods sold - Designed and
implemented new sales forecasting and job costing systems.
- 85% reduction in
time to produce month end financials (reduced time from 7 to 1 day) - Implemented
financial portion of DBA Manufacturing Software and streamlined all financial
- Developed and
implemented all new accounting systems and controls.
posting production schedule to web – allowed major customers to get up to the minute status of their
- International - Negotiated contracts and letters of credit with companies located in Mexico,
South America and Asian countries, including China, Taiwan, Indonesia and
Strange Corporation – Atlanta, GA 6/94 to 9/96
Company manufactures and
distributes specialty consumer items including, pharmaceuticals, candies and
coffee flavorings. Revenue had grown from $6M to $25M. I was brought in to
develop and implement desperately needed accounting systems and controls.
CONTROLLER - Managed a staff of
up to five. Responsible for all aspects of financial operation, information
technology and human resources.
- 70% reduction in
time to produce month end financials (reduced time from 10 to 3 days) – Replaced 3 separate reporting
systems (Peachtree, Alpha 4 and Excel) with one, Navision.
accounting system - Converted from Peachtree Accounting to Navision. Wrote
RFP for new software. Responsible for all aspects of design and new
reduction in inventory shortage 1st six months - Inventory
located at up to ten different subcontractor locations. Put controls in place
to track inventory at each location.