Matthew Edwards VIP

Matthew Edwards

MANAGING DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES

  • 15 years & over 30,000 hours of client service
    in acquisitions, organization transitions, finance & accounting processes.
  • Concise communication & project direction
    to ensure our teams meet our sponsor’s goals.
  • $76M cash recovered for clients
    in working capital settlements, tax recoveries & other settlements.
  • Executed 22 Acquisitions Integrations
    for private equity owned clients.

ROLES

  • Operations Finance forecasting and planning for $125M of spend

  • Operations Controller responsible for cost accounting functions

  • Served as finance representative on 4 divestiture diligences, and 4 acquisitions
  • Managed SEC reporting and audit for 1 annual report and 2 quarterly reports

  • Managed business combination of 10 properties with 50 producing wells
  • Implemented 13 week cash flow forecasting

  • Implemented receivables collection council to improve DSOs.

  • Developed bottoms up plan and forecasting process

PROJECTS

  • Acquisition Consulting – Working Capital Settlement Dispute resulting in recovery of $43.2M

  • Risk Consulting – Quote to Cash Process Improvement identifying cash conversion cycle deficiencies for three separate business pillars collecting $5M of unbilled receivables.

  • Finance Consulting – Leader of Logistics Freight Lane and Import Tax Optimization projects identifying $4M (cash) of recoverable taxes ($2.4M EBITBA)
  • Acquisition Consulting – Working Capital Settlement Dispute resulting in recovery of $2.5M
  • Acquisition Consulting – Working Capital Dispute defense of $19.2M claim
  • Accounting Consulting – Close process optimization 60 day close to 5 day
  • Accounting Consulting – Controlled mid month, stub period close for $2B acquisition
  • Accounting Consulting – Directed accounting team of 10 FTEs and 3 consultants

  • Implemented new ERP system and policies and procedures

  • Finance Consulting – Managed annual plan & forecast during growth ($80M to $250M) of annual revenues