MARK R. JOHNSON, CPA, MBA                                 8645 W. Rowel Rd. Peoria, AZ 85383                              ...
•   Responsible for the restructuring of the credit card agreement with the current                    processor that resu...
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Official and updated resume for Mark Johnson. I am currently employed at B2B CFO® and if you require financial services from your growing business, please contact me through my LinkedIN or other profiles.

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Mark Johnson's Resume

  1. 1. MARK R. JOHNSON, CPA, MBA 8645 W. Rowel Rd. Peoria, AZ 85383 602-882-3086Highly motivated, hands on, multidimensional professional offering more than 30 years of expertise infinancial management, strategic planning, SEC Reporting and risk control assessment adding value tooperations, growth and profitability.AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Decisive Leadership • Task Completion / Deadlines • Supervising / Coordinating Teams • Organizing / Planning • Interpersonal Communications • Detailed Technical ExpertisePROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE2009- Current B2B CFO, Phoenix, AZ A partnership performing “as needed” Chief Financial Officer services to clients Partner • Provide chief financial officer services for a hotel in Sedona, AZ and a salsa manufacturer in Chandler, AZ2003-2009 Resources Global Professionals, Phoenix, AZ A public, project-based professional services firm Project Lead Consultant • Project lead reporting to the CFO for a team of nine on RSC Equipment Rental (an IPO spinoff from Atlas Copco), a $2 billion equipment leasing company, for an 18 month review of all internal controls throughout the company. Recommended process changes over key controls in financial reporting, revenue recognition, segregation of duties and inventory control. The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) project was completed prior to the deadline • Project lead on a team documenting risks and controls of a $500 million transaction-processing services and products company Global Cash Access (ATMs, credit and debit card advances, and check guarantee) which went through an IPO and implemented a new general ledger system during the SOX implementation • Project lead on several gaming companies documenting SOX including Caesar’s Palace • National software implementation advisor for policyIQ a documentation management tool used for SOX, policies & procedures and contracts2002-2003 AutoAuto Wash, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ A $4 million “start-up” car wash company Vice President of Finance and Systems • Secured bank financing to grow from 15 units to 33 units in four states • Implemented a program to identify and investigate car wash shortages on a daily basis resulting in a $25,000 annualized expense reduction • Developed detailed unit based P&L statements for the monthly board packages2000-2001 PETsMART, Inc., Phoenix, AZ A $2.2 billion public specialty retailer Vice President - Treasurer • Implemented a five day closing process
  2. 2. • Responsible for the restructuring of the credit card agreement with the current processor that resulted in a savings of approximately $1 million of inappropriate debit and credit card fees • Assisted with two separate credit facilities which provided both working capital liquidity and financed new store construction1998-2000 Conway Stores Inc., New York, NY A $250 million family owned discount retailer Chief Financial Officer & Controller • Developed the turnaround strategy through a comprehensive business plan for this retail chain which became profitable in 1999 after losing more than $15 million the previous four years by reducing expenses over $2.5 million1994-1998 Melville Corp., Mahwah, NJ Footstar (a “spin off” from Melville Corp.) A $1.7 billion public discount footwear retailer Assistant Controller • Installed the Lawson general ledger software to include consolidations, accounts payable, fixed assets and payroll • Reduced month end closings to five days • Prepared the inaugural and second year annual reports including the 10-K, proxy statements, associated press releases and 10-Q filings. Kay-Bee Toys, Pittsfield, MA A subsidiary of Melville Corp. Assistant Controller • Oversaw the sale of Kay-Bee toys to Consolidated Stores. Prepared the three year financial statements, due diligence documents, net worth certification and assisted in the S-1 stock offering filing.1991.1993 Victoria Secret Stores, Columbus, OH A $1 billion specialty retailer, the largest subsidiary of Limited Brands Senior Manager of Accounting1979.1991 KPMG Peat Marwick, Minneapolis, MN and Orlando, FL A big four public accounting firm Senior Manager - AuditingEDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Master of Business Administration, Accounting 1979 Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN Bachelor of Science, Business Administration 1977 Certified Public Accountant, New Jersey & Ohio InactiveEXPERTISE policyIQ, SAP, Lawson, Quickbooks, Peachtree, Microsoft Powerpoint, Project, Visio, Excel and Word