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Fernando Bertolli

E: bertollife@gmail.com | T: 863.582.2863 | linkedin.com/in/Bertollife

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Accounting professional with an academic background in accounting and finance with 14 years of
leadership experience in diverse environments including manufacturing representatives technical
sales with an emphasis on engineered projects and services; manufacturing environments; internet
sales of technical products and services within entrepreneurial cultures.
Supervisor of all related accounting functions including managing multiple member accounting staffs:
A/P, A/R, Credit, Collections, Staff Accountants and Accounting Managers.
Competencies include implementing, installing and administering accounting information systems
(AIS): Microsoft Dynamics GP, Sage 50, QuickBooks; financial controls & reporting, marginal analysis,
cost-reduction analysis, process control & improvements utilizing Theory of Constraints, Lean and
Traction ideas and methodologies; cash flow management with forecasting & budgeting techniques,
managing commercial banking relationships, payroll administration, employee benefits analysis and
procurement, business insurance and risk management.
Effective at listening, establishing rapport and collaborating across multiple business segments;
specialist at interpreting and guiding non-finance professionals through complex business matters,
metrics and actionable performance indicators.
Cross-functional proficiencies and experience with operations, sales & marketing. Experienced leading
small and medium-sized businesses through organizational changes.
Successful inter-personal & communications skills, including conversational Spanish.
Excellent Microsoft Office & Excel Spreadsheet skills

FUNCTIONAL EXPERTISE
Period End Financial Reporting & Analysis
Controllership, Admin. & Reconciliations
Installing & Implementing Accounting Systems

Designing Management Reporting & KPIs


Financial Planning and Budget Administration
Facilities & Personnel Supervision & Mgmt.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERTISE DEMONSTRATED


Trinova, Inc
2013 Present
A regional leader in the process control and instrumentation industry ~$50mm in annual revenue and
65 employees serving 1000s of governmental and industrial clients in Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee &
Florida.
Accounting Information System Design & Installation, Financial Analyst and IT Consultant
Engaged to design, install and implement a new back-office accounting information system, evaluate
current accounting practices for accounts payable, general ledger, bank reconciliations and improve
their financial reporting
Installing & Implementing Accounting Systems:
Spearheaded the design and implementation of a client selected back-office accounting information
system. Collaborated across departmental lines seeking input from CEO, COO, VP of Sales, CTO &
Controller. Analyzed CPA derived financials, operating and reporting environment and successfully

designed and implemented the AIS from scratch. After implementation, trained client accounting and
IT personnel on use and best practices.
Period End Financial Reporting & Analysis:
Developed Excel general ledger based reports summarizing accounting distributions used in EOM G-L
analysis, mapping and trial balance adjustments for accounting staff and controller. Improved velocity
of A/P transaction processing, G-L reporting and bank reconciliations. On-going development of sales,
payroll and expense report exports from third party administrators for import to the AIS. Trained
accounting and CTO on structuring data in Excel for analysis and importation into the AIS.
Designing Management Reporting & KPIs:
Analyzed current corporate fleet and travel reimbursement options with presentation made to
executives facilitating their understanding of the advantage of professionally managed fleet policies to
drive down cost, foster an analytical environment and provide for employee retention. Retained as the
outsourced fleet and HR consulting manager.
Custom Fleet Solutions, LLC
Oct 2012 Mar 2015
An ecommerce telematics technology company with ~$5mm in annual revenue that operates nationally
and serves 1000s of clients, including business units of Brighthouse Networks, TECO, Verizon & Waste
Pro and others in a variety of industries.
Outsourced CFO / Controller
Performed multiple functions / roles including accounting, banking, payroll, human resources, and
benefits. Provided leadership in administering numerous relationships with vendors, bankers,
investors, brokers, and employees. Developed initial internet marketing strategies.
Period End Financial Reporting & Analysis:
Performed all accounting functions including period end financial statements, specialized reporting,
bank reconciliations, accounts payable, receivables and collection policies.
Controllership, Admin. & Reconciliations:
Implemented daily reporting and reconciliations that communicated modified liquidity ratios providing
insight and short-term actionable guidance for the executive staff. Managed the accounts payable
function by communicating with vendors and approving and signing all disbursements. Developed
short term budgeting and projections. Initiated and sustained numerous banking and insurance
relationships. Cash-flow planning, signing and authorization of all disbursements. Processed tangible,
sales and use tax filings with the Florida Department of Revenue.
AMJ Equipment Corporation
2003 2012
A leader in the process control, instrumentation and automation engineered solutions industry in
Florida, Georgia, Virginia & Tennessee with. ~$25mm in annual revenue and 55 employees.
Controller
Administered all accounting functions including period end and annual closings, financial statement
preparations, specialized reporting, bank reconciliations, credit / collection policies. Processed tangible,
sales and use tax filings with the DOR; oversaw, communicated and analyzed a three year $30mm audit
that resulted in a low four-figure settlement with the DOR. Interfaced with external auditors.
Period End Financial Reporting & Analysis:
Restructured an overly simplistic accounting environment by introducing a multi-segmented general
ledger schema that facilitated quick ad hoc analysis of company, regional, divisional and per employee
sub-account analysis, increasing the utility of the financial statements and providing transparency
down to incremental units. Developed fast close methodologies to decrease period end reporting to
several days. Interpreted results and guided non-finance departmental heads to accurate conclusions.

Controllership, Admin. & Reconciliations:


Introduced daily reporting and reconciliations that communicated modified liquidity ratios, managed
expectations and provided short-term actionable guidance for the executive staff. Implemented daily
account reconciliations into an environment that languished months behind. Approved all
disbursements, developed short term budgeting and projections. Maintain numerous banking and
insurance relationships.
Designing Management Reporting & KPIs:
Developed many management reports that distilled multiple concepts into easily understood indexes
and concepts for the non-accountant managers. Constantly labored to listen, redesign and improved
business intelligence reporting and metrics to aid in understanding the operational environment and
guide corporate development. Successfully Introduced marginal analysis concepts of analyzing
business units and sales reps by contribution margins. Advanced awareness of constrained resources,
Pareto 80/20 principles and espoused a realigning of emphasis and focus on top twenty lists.
Banta Healthcare Group, Ltd.
1994 1999
The publically traded diversified healthcare products subsidiary of Banta, Inc competed in the single-use
medical products and devices industry with ~$1.5bn in annual revenues and 8,000 employees.
Production & Facilities Supervisor
Production Manufacturing Supervisor and Scheduler
Facilities & Personnel Supervision & Management:
Supervised all aspects of production and maintenance staff performance in a multi-facility
manufacturing environment. Assisted with production scheduling. Scheduled work assignments for
approximately 50 employees and maintenance staff. Maintained company policies, employee files,
attendance records, administered employee evaluations and discipline. Authored new and evaluated
existing standard operating procedures. Performed safety meetings. Tracked individual and
departmental efficiencies; developed strategies for improvement. Managed monthly and annual
inventory counts. Stewarded production facilities and warehouses.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Accountancy. Webber International University (Babson Park, FL)
Accounting & Finance Major. Accounting & Finance Coursework, two electives shy of second degree in
finance
Master of Business Administration Candidate, Webber International University (Babson Park, FL)
Twenty Percent Complete

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION


Languages: Spanish (Conversational)