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EDWARD WILLIAM NYQUIST 829 FOLSOM STREET #418 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA 94107 Daytime: 415-699-8785

Home: 415-699-8785 E-mail: end39f48@westpost.net http://www.dubilier.com/professionals.html#en EXPERIENCE OPTICAL DISC CORPORATION, April 2004 to present, Santa Fe Springs, CA. Senior Financial Controller and Operations Manager Recruited by the private equity firm of Dubilier & Co. based in Stamford, Connec ticut specializing in mergers, acquisitions and restructurings, which took owner ship control of this mid-market technology-manufacturing firm with annual revenu es of $12M, formerly a pioneer in the CD and DVD mastering equipment industry. Current leader in Blu-Ray Mastering equipment manufacturing whose primary compet ition is Sony. * Lead day-to-day efforts to oversee and manage all aspects of finance, accounti ng, human resources, legal and facilities administration. * Led efforts in "right-sizing" operations in the Los Angeles, the United Kingdo m and The Netherlands facilities reducing manufacturing direct costs and managem ent overhead while increasing revenue and productivity. * Perform Due Diligence relating to corporate acquisitions and investments. * Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) on monthly, quarterly and annual basis fo r on-going restructured entity. * Internal cash management and cash burn analysis. * Develop, coordinate and maintain legal affairs, outside auditor relationship a nd banking relations. * Maintain day to day accounting and administrative functions, overseeing 2 seni or accountants and 1 internal IT headcount. CLAIRVERGENT TECHNOLOGY, INC. (formerly Revbox, Inc.), April 2000 to April 2004, Emeryville, CA. Financial Controller Oversaw all financial reporting, accounting/GL functions, facility administratio n, and human resource development for start-up, pre-IPO software consulting comp any with offices in Boston and San Francisco, with more than 70 employees. * Developed yearly budgets, conducted financial planning and analysis and liaise d with outside annual audit team. * Managed 9 direct reports in Accounting and Finance including hands-on contribu tions with all facets of General Ledger and Balance Sheet reconciliations and fi nancial statement reporting. * Oversee A/P, A/R, cash management, human resource and employee benefits, purc hasing, facility administration and network administration. * Prepared and coordinated the due diligence process for the company's potential merger with a multi-billion dollar global insurance conglomerate. Established and managed due diligence virtual data room, and coordinated respective legal co unsel and outside auditor resources. AXYS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., September 1998 to March 2000, South San Francisco, C A. Finance Manager Consultant to the Director of Finance on various special projects, primarily in the area of fixed asset reconciliation and lease/buyout negotiations, for this 2 00-person, publicly traded, biotech company. Hired as Finance Manager reporting to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis after approximately one year of full-time consulting. * Managed the monthly/yearly GL accounting close functions, including internal r

eporting and reconciliations. * Supervised 8 employees in the areas of accounting, cash management and payroll . * Worked with outside audit firm to develop, revise and refine internal controls and procedures to insure continued GAAP, FASB and SEC compliance. * Analyzed existing workflow processes, recommended alternative document flow pr ocedures and suggested improvements within the department, particularly between the payroll and human resource functions and the purchasing/receiving/accounts p ayable and fixed asset functions. * Finance department liaison with in-house IT staff, outside technology consulta nts and other internal department managers during new ERP / Accounting software implementation from legacy Platinum for Windows to new Lawson ERP system. Migrat e financial data base, run parallel systems and insure quality data upload and a ccurate reporting in new system role out. CONSULTING and INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR EXPERIENCE, coterminous, 1996 thru 2004 Controller, OYSTER SOFTWARE, INC., Berkeley, CA. * Installed, set up and maintained accounting system for start-up, privately hel d imaging software business. * Cash management, revenue recognition, budget formulation, FP&A and financial s tatement preparation. Controller, BERKELEY RECOGNITION SYSTEMS, LLC, Berkeley, CA. * Installed, set up and maintained accounting system for start-up, privately hel d optical character recognition software firm. * Advised partnership of 3 founding LLC members in all matters relating to corpo rate governance, accounting, and tax. Vice President-Operations, MEIKO FEDERAL SYSTEMS, INC., San Francisco, CA. * Oversaw the daily operations of 2 on-site computer software and hardware engin eers provided under a fixed price maintenance contract to the U.S. Dept. of Ener gy Supercomputer Center located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. * Responsible for adherence to all Federal government accounting and contract co mpliance. * Department of Energy Q-Clearance security holder (expired); passed Single Scop e Background Investigation to qualify for clearance holding equivalent to Depart ment of Defense "Top Secret". TEKNEKRON CUSTOMER INFORMATION SOLUTIONS, INC., 1991 to 1996, Berkeley, CA. Accounting Manager * Implemented project cost accounting system to accumulate and report project co sts. * Prepared and presented project FP&A reports at monthly status meetings. * Prepared corporate financial reporting package as well as GL functions and rec onciliation. * Developed company procedures and policies for payroll, purchasing and monthly GL close cycle. GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORP., Dalmo Victor Division, 1989 to 1991, Belmont, CA. Senior Cost / Price Analyst with Defense Contract Audit and Administration exper ience. * Sole individual recruited to introduce and implement the concepts of Federal A cquisition Regulation required cost/price analysis to the Buying Group of this U .S. Department of Defense government prime contractor of radar warning and missi le defense equipment. * Audited supplier accounting systems, performed formal cost and price analysis, and reviewed methods of proposing manufacturing costs for compliance with GAAP, CAS, FAR and other governmental regulations. UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP., Hamilton Standard Div., 1986 to 1989, Windsor Locks, CT. Senior Financial Control Administrator, Supplier Cost / Price Analyst with Defen

se Contract Audit and Administration experience. * Formulated zero-based departmental budgets; prepared monthly reports of budget variances and overruns. FP&A analyst on major government contracts with U.S. Ai r Force and Navy programs. EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO, San Francisco, CA. Master of Business Administration, December 1993. GPA 3.7/4.0 Major in Management, with additional emphasis on International Finance and Accou nting. UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, Storrs, CT. Bachelors of Science in Finance, Cum Laude, May 1986. GPA 3.3/4.0 Major in Finance, with additional concentrations in Business Law and Business Po licy and Ethics. SOFTWARE & SYSTEMS Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint), ERP platforms including PeopleSoft/ Oracle, Lawson, Platinum and SYSPRO/ IMPACT and other bus iness software packages including QuickBooks, the Enterprise version of QuickBoo ks, Peachtree, and Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains); thorough worki ng knowledge of various Payroll / HR Administration packages including ADP, Ceri dian, PayChex, Intuit Payroll and Administaff. System integration and data migration for large package ERP systems, interfacing with department stakeholders and functional areas of reporting.