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Resume for David Perkins

 

David M. Perkins

22 Hemlock Road

Andover, MA  01810

C 978-886-7987

[email protected]

 

 SUMMARY

Financial professional with experience including accounting, financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, process improvement, operational performance tracking, resource utilization, business review and staff development.

 

SKILLS

   . Accounting                                                . Financial reporting                                        . Cost accounting

   . Budgeting                                      . Financial systems                                          . Audits

   . Management reporting                   . Insurance and risk management                    .Treasury

   . Strategic partner                             . Mentor

 

 

Experience

Thrive Networks, Inc                                                                                                       Tewksbury, MA

Provider of outsourced IT solutions that includes managed, cloud and professional services. Thrive Networks was acquired by MetTel in September 2014.  Annual sales $13M.

Director of Finance                                                                                                               2013 - 2016

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Managed the overall financial planning and reporting processes, including monthly closings quarterly

re-forecasts and annual statements.

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Managed revenue, deferred revenue and unbilled Professional Services revenue ensuring accurate recognition.

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Provided financial information and analysis of the operations for the company to make sound business decisions (e.g. product line profitability, project profitability and customer profitability) and to drive the performance of the company.

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Drove continuous improvement and standardization in the Finance area. Created operating metrics and measured performance to the established metrics and recommend corrective actions as necessary.

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Led the company’s financial and system conversion to MAS500 from QuickBooks.

 

Horizon Technology, Inc                                                                                            Salem, NH

Manufacturer of automated Sample Preparation Systems for the analysis of organic compounds and Oil & Grease in aqueous samples.  Annual sales $7M.

Controller                                                                                                                              2007 - 2012

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Managed fiscal and operating activities of the business performance and provided timely and accurate financial reports and financial trends to the CEO, management and external constituents.

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Managed manufacturing, production planning, inventory management, purchasing, sourcing, warehousing and fulfillment including US export regulatory compliance to meet demand.

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Developed and coordinated yearly budget, forecast and financial plans, and associated variance analysis and review with management.

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Implemented upgrades and simplification of the MRP, cost accounting and financial software system to give real-time results and program progress to senior management.

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Performed financial modeling, due diligence, audits, analysis and other activities requested by Investment Bankers, regulatory agencies and Owners/Founders.

  

Perkins LLC                                                                                                                                Andover, MA

Financial and Accounting Consultant                                                                     2003 - 2007

Provided consulting and management services related to accounting and financial operations, cost accounting, audits, cash management, due diligence, workouts, SOX compliance, tax returns, payroll and benefits, financial planning and analysis, financial modeling and systems for clients in emerging market and owner managed businesses. Clients include software, internet, high technology manufacturing, venture capital and medical collaborative industries.

 

Supercritical Combustion Corporation                                                    Woburn, MA

Venture capital backed Research and Development Company in the field of nanotechnology and energy development that was developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Director of Finance and Administration                                                                 1998 - 2003

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Member of management team responsible for, developing, securing and implementing alliances with strategic partners in investment and technology.

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Provided financial support to Sr. Scientists in the design and implementation of DoD and ONR grants, contracts, procurement procedures, cost proposals and audits.

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Managed and performed all financial, human resources and office management activities.

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Prepared and formulated immediate and long-range financial plans, budgets and forecasts, directed the financial planning function and plan.

 

Optimax Systems Corporation                                                                          Cambridge, MA

Provider of advanced planning and scheduling solutions with a primary focus on make-to-order manufacturing.  Annual sales $10M.

Director of Finance and Administration                                                                 1996 - 1998

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Key member in negotiating the sale, due diligence and integration of merger of Optimax Systems with i2 Technologies, Inc.

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Developed, aligned and managed business plans, infrastructure, and finances.

 

Cayman Systems, Inc.                                                                                                        Stoneham, MA

Venture capital backed company, which designs and manufactures an intelligent networking gateway for computers.  Annual sales $15M.

Director of Finance and Administration                                                                 1988 - 1996

Joined the company during the active start-up phase as its first financial manager. Responsible for building and structuring the finance organization.

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Developed and implemented policies, procedures, and information systems to facilitate the management of business activities.

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Structured banking relationships and secured $2 million in working capital and equipment lines.

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Member of management team, which raised in excess of $10 million in venture capital financing.

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Managed all aspects of financial control, including payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cost accounting, asset management, employee stock plans, human resources and financial reporting.

 Education

University of Maine, Orono, ME

 

B.S. Business Administration / Accounting