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PAUL FERINO, CPA/MBA (Page 1 of 2) 20433 N. 10th St.

Cell (602) 329-2732 Phoenix, Arizona 85024 OVERVIEW * CPA and MBA with twenty years experience in accounting, finance, and systems. * Public accounting audit/tax experience, private industry: electronics contract manufacturer, consumer educational products manufacturer, telecommunications, t extile manufacturer, general contractor * Systems experience: ERP system: Oracle, Peoplesoft, Crystal reports, Other: Ti mberline, Quickbooks, Peachtree EXPERIENCE SPRAY SYSTEMS ENVIRONMENTAL INC.- ($30M specialty contractor) Tempe, AZ Sep 2008 to Present CFO Responsible for all financial controls, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting of the company. * Reduced headcount and labor rates creating $200K in annual savings * Negotiated a higher earnings credit with bank creating annual savings of $30K * Negotiated inventory purchase pricing creating annual savings of $100K * Selected a lower cost CPA firm for the company's "Review" creating annual savi ngs of $30K * Provided $40K in annual savings as a result of selecting company's insurance p roviders * Managed accounting staff of four * Prepared year end work papers for annual "review" by independent auditors as w ell as various internal year end financial/operational metrics for management re view Paul Davis Restoration Phoenix, AZ ($10M general contractor) Controller (Owner) October 2003 to Mar 2008 Responsible for all financial aspects in running this water/fire restoration, ge neral contractor/remodeling business. * Managed all financial areas of the business (budgeting/forecasting, monthly P& L's, variance analysis, cash flow management, etc.). * Established revenue driving initiatives which resulted in substantial revenue growth over a five year period. * Reviewed job costing in order to derive cost savings of $100K annually. * Developed cost structure for the business which allowed for pretax earnings av eraging 22% pretax over a five year period. Suntron Corp. (Southwest Operations) Phoenix, AZ ($210M electronics contract m anufacturer) Interim Controller/Manager of Accounting August 1999 to September 2003 Responsible for all financial controls, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting of the company. * Established a new customer pricing model resulting in more profitable results. * Worked with peers in negotiating Pricing, $3M Purchase Price Variance, and $11 M Inventory Excess sell backs with customer. * Established cost savings programs of $1M annually by working with peers * Managed general and cost accounting staff in daily operations. * Prepared division budgets/forecasts for two divisions. * Responsible for monthly closings and reporting of results to peers and Corpora te management. * Prepared margin analysis for manufactured products to ensure profitability. * Reviewed/updated standard costs for accuracy, resulting in accurate and higher pricing to the customer. NYSTROM CO. (Herff-Jones, Inc.) Chicago, Illinois ($35M educational products man ufacturer)

Controller/Management Information Systems (MIS) 1995 to June 1999 Responsible for all financial and system (MIS) related aspects of the company. * Provided financial feedback, as a member of senior management, to Marketing/Sa les strategies. * Managed accounting department with regards to monthly preparation and analysis of financial statements. * Provided financial analysis for new products, company and capital acquisitions , and product promotions. * Successful management and implementation of new MIS system from requirements d efinition to development of custom programs and reports. Oracle database, ERP Or acle and Peoplesoft applications software. * Reduced costs by $200,000 annually by modifying the sales representative "samp le product" policy. * PAUL FERINO, CPA/MBA (Page 2 of 2) * Reduced commission costs by $200,000 annually by modifying the sales represent ative compensation plan to pay based upon "sales growth". * Reduced outbound transportation carrier charges on product shipment by $250,00 0 annually by selecting an LTL (less than truckload) broker who has provided a s ignificant discount. AMERITECH SERVICES INC., Hoffman Estates, Illinois ($1.3B telecommunications com pany) Manager Financial Analysis (Small Business Services) (1994) Responsible for financial analysis of new and existing product lines as well as monitoring $240 million yearly direct expense budget in the Small Business Servi ces Unit * Provided economic, financial, and business risk assessments for new products a nd lines of business. * Saved $1 million by evaluating third party distribution sales channel for prof itability. Identified product related revenues and expenses. Communicated result s and recommendations to upper management. * Discussed current business activities with Business Development, Sales, and Ne twork departments as a means to identify necessary accruals. Reviewed monthly re sults against $20 million monthly direct expense budget. * Identified, reviewed, and implemented/modified apportionment methods of drivin g costs to products in order to analyze product profitability through the compan y's product tracking system. * Participated in problem resolution team to ensure the integrity of the company 's consolidated financial statements. Cost Accounting/Billing Manager (1993) Managed three in the monthly billing cycle. Ensured $1.3 billion was billed out on an annual basis. * Responsible for mapping expenditures to company projects and marketing initiat ives across Ameritech Operating Companies. * Resolved project code problems/errors from initial transaction entry in genera l ledger to final customer billing. * Developed and implemented a billing reconcilement process to ensure that all e xpenses from general ledger were billed out on a monthly basis. * Performed the annual audit by working in conjunction with independent auditors and state/federal agencies. General Accounting Manager (1990 to 1992) Managed nine in monthly closings. Monitored $1.1 billion annual expense. Respons ible for implementing new general ledger system. * Managed nine employees who performed accruals, account reconcilement, accounti ng code updates, journal entry input, purchase order verification, and inventory

control. * Developed employees through evaluations, feedback, staff meetings, and cross-t raining. * Implemented successful computer conversion to new mainframe general ledger/rep orting system resulting in annual departmental savings in excess of $100,000 due to increased cycle time. Modified all accounting code fields and merged company during conversion. * Reduced accounting code errors by 75% in financial systems by participating in and making recommendations to a cross-functional team. * Prepared Ameritech Services Incorporated annual report. * Evaluated and redesigned the corporate cost of capital methodology. Received m anagement buy-in and placed the monthly calculation in the financial system to e nsure an accurate computation. * Analyzed financial statements by looking at expense trends against budget and communicated results to upper management monthly. Coordinated year-end accrual p rocess with departments. Business Analyst (1989) Hart, Schaffner & Marx-Chicago, Illinois ($300M textile manufacturer, 500 employ ees) Senior Staff Accountant 1987 to 1988 Oppenheim, Appel, Dixon-Chicago, Illinois (public accounting firm, 200 employees ) Auditor 1985 to 1986 EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS MBA- Corporate Finance, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois BS- Accounting, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois Certified Public Accountant, Illinois