Mark Brown Profile
  • 25+ years of service and leadership
    in project management and execution

  • Concise communication & project direction
    to ensure, our teams meet our sponsor’s goals.

  • Leader of accounting organization transitions
    in close process improvement & audit cycle completion.
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COMPANIES SERVED

meeks
Hitachi Consulting
republic property group
Ooyala
Realpage Logo
PHP Agency

AREAS OF FOCUS

ROLES

  • Oversee preparation of SEC forms 10K, 10Q, & 8K, including financial statements, footnotes, MD&A analysis, and risk factors. 

  • Oversee research & review of new accounting pronouncements and provide recommendations, or oversee implementation, of new accounting standards.
  • Establish & maintain SOX compliant internal controls and control review/testing.

  • Prepared company for CEO buyout of investor. Explored multiple financing options through banks and investment firms.

  • Conducted due diligence of $20m acquisition target and coordinated back office integration efforts (Finance, IT, and HR).

  • Established monthly closing and reconciliation process, reducing cycle from 20+ days to 7, and oversaw first ever company audit.

  • Established annual budget process, bank model what if forecasting, and daily cash forecasting. Tracked results to targets.

  • Vetted benefit brokers and employee benefit plan options, and administered company 401k plan. Increased benefits to employees while decreasing costs by 6% and ensuring compliance.
  • Developed and established controls for SOX compliance, remediating previous deficiencies for clean SOX audit report.

  • Provided analysis on potential acquisition targets, providing financial modeling/analysis and insights on the scalability and sustainability of the target organizations business models. Integrated acquired companies into existing operations.

  • Oversaw the divestiture of multiple locations in multiple states. Oversaw the wind down of the working capital and reserve/holdback accounts.

PROJECTS

  • Interim Management Solutions – Directed 25 Headcount workforce transition
  • Accounting Consulting – Directed cap table & organization chart mapping engagement of 420 legal entities