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Gregg Carson, CMA 8962 Woodbank Dr. NE * Bainbridge Island, WA * 206-399-1451 * gc15b2436@westpo st.

net Finance Manager Finance Manager with a proven track record as a subject matter expert in Oracle General Ledger module, in reporting, system functionality and system administrat ion. Skilled at Transactional Lean process efficiency improvements. Solid gene ral accounting and financial analysis skills. Skilled at retrieving critical inf ormation from complex data systems. Key qualifications include: * * * * * * * * Financial Reporting Fixed Asset Management Process Improvement using Transactional Lean Practices Oracle General Ledger Administration Financial Analysis Budgeting and Forecasting Proficient in Oracle General Ledger System Internal Auditing * Golden Gate University, San Francisco CA * Accounting - Arizona State University, Tempe AZ



Contract Analyst Responsible for building annual budget for FY 2012 for an aerospace company STARBUCKS COFFEE COMPANY, Seattle, WA 8/2004 - 10/2010

General Ledger Business Systems Manager Responsible for the Oracle general ledger system; maintaining the chart of accou nts along with the reporting structures. Coordinated the monthly, quarterly, an d year-end close among 11 different accounting groups, ensuring all deadlines an d cross-functional entries were completed on time to meet deadlines. I met and exceeded the challenges while accomplishing the following: * Building a solid team that challenged the status quo. Rebuilt the reports use d for financial reporting, aligning the reports to match external SEC reporting. These were reports that had been used for several years prior to my joining St arbucks, but did not meet Financial Reporting's ultimate needs. Updating these reports required Oracle hierarchy rebuilds; total re-writes of the system valida tion rules, along with major chart of account cleanup. * Revamped management reports to take advantage of updated hierarchy, automating future reporting changes * Managed the transition of the General Ledger and Chart of Accounts to an Oracl e platform in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). * Trained global accounting staff on Oracle system and implemented Transactional Lean processes, resulting in a savings of 200 hours per month in journal prepar ation and increased reliability in the results. * Developed BRIO queries, which enabled accounting staff to gain quick access to results.

FINANCE and ACCOUNTING CONSULTANT, Seattle, WA 12/2002 - 9/2004 Clients included Lifespan BioScience, Kenworth, Boeing, Coldwell Banker Bain, De ntigenix. PROVIDENCE HEALTH SYSTEMS, Renton, WA 1/2001 - 8/2002 Non-profit organization with $600 million annual revenue Accounting Manager, Providence Everett Hospital Responsible for monthly and year-end Operating Statements: financial reporting, preparation of statistical reports, variance analysis, and consolidated balance sheet with reconciliation of accounts. Managed professional staff for accountin g functions for hospital, clinics and joint ventures. * By increasing scrutiny on account reconciliations, reduced year-end audit find ings from 35 audit points in 2001, to zero audit points in 2002. * Due to process improvements, reduced staff 75%