Michael K

Diversified Accounting & Finance Experience




Portland, OR

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Diversified experience in corporate accounting and finance activities acquired from positions with increasing responsibilities in the financial, manufacturing and utility industries. Extensive experience in consolidating financial results and metrics, performing comprehensive variance analysis and producing accurate reports to executives. Successful in partnering with business units to develop and support operational and capital budgets and forecasts. Experience in conducting audits and reviews, and performing due diligence for acquisitions and joint ventures. Proven record of quantifying risks, implementing financial and operational controls and procedures, and enforcing corporate policies and accounting guidelines. Advocate for being proactive and streamlining processes and procedures to create efficiencies. Successful in bringing into production new accounting and reporting systems.




PacifiCorp Portland, OR (2000-2006): Revenues of $4 billion and 7,175 employees Positions held: Performance Reporting Manager, Senior Finance Consultant and Senior Business Analyst Freightliner LLC Portland, OR (1992-2000): Revenues of $16 billion and 26,000 employees Positions held: Senior Internal Auditor, Senior Financial Analyst and Cash Manager Greenbrier Companies Lake Oswego, OR (1990-1992): Revenues of $1 billion and 4,000 employees Position held: Accounts Receivables Manager Rentrak Corporation Portland, OR (1988-1990): Revenues of $100 million and 235 employees Positions held: Accountant Mercedes-Benz Financial Norwalk, CT (1980-1986): Portfolio of $123 billion and 10,800 employees Positions held: Accounting Supervisor and Cash Manager

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- Budgeting, Forecasting and 10-year Business Plans - Financial, Managerial and Regulatory Accounting - Financial and Performance Analysis and Reporting - Audits, Due Diligence and Liaise with External Auditors - Understanding of GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance - Accounts Receivable and Cash Management - Benefit Trust Account Analysis and Reconciliations - Staff Hiring, Development and Team Leadership - MS Office Products, Essbase, MAS 90 and SAP - Accounting Systems Development and Conversions