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Jeff Henson, CPA
2624 Briargrove Drive
Hurst, Texas 76054
817-692-8200 – jeffhenson7@gmail.com

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

CPA
Acquisitions
Negotiations
Debt Covenants
Consolidations
Compliance
Big 4
Securitizations
Legal Documents
Financial Reporting
Internal Controls
US GAAP/IFRS
SEC
Problem Solver
Information Systems
Cash Management
Controller
Public Speaking

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

 Jefferson Wells – Dallas, Texas, 2000 – Present
A Privately Held Professional Services Firm
Manager, Financial Operations

  • Partner with companies to manage risk, improve internal controls, and improve financial & compliance processes
  • Provide innovative finance and accounting consulting and compliance expertise to clients in a range of industries
  • Translate project scope into work plans with tasks, timing and responsibilities.
  • Manage complex projects including scope, issues and client expectations
  • Manage the day-to-day execution of project tasks in fulfillment of established work plans.
  • Develop and review deliverables using established formats and review work papers for completeness and quality.

 

American Staff Resources – Dallas, Texas, 2000-2000
A $150 million Professional Employer Organization
Vice President, Finance

  • Developed financial reporting package for management and the Board of Directors.
  • Presented financial results at bi-monthly Officer and Board of Directors meetings.
  • Developed credit watch policy and list to facilitate management of slow-paying clients.
  • Participated in the design and implementation of check stock control procedures.
  • Developed a working plan to improve internal controls.
  • Analyzed a variety of financial information for executive management.
  • Led successful negotiation with Big 4 auditors over accounting practice they instituted pre-acquisition and reversed post-acquisition.

 

Hub International Rigg – Fort Worth, Texas, 1995 – 2000
A $550 million financial services company
Controller

  • Negotiated a computer hardware lease that saved The Rigg Group $100 thousand a year.
  • Developed monthly consolidated and consolidating financial reports for management.
  • Resolved $1 million fixed asset discrepancy without a write-off
  • Managed the clean-up of financial statement balances
  • Managed annual audit resulting in audit fee savings for each successive year.
  • Managed the accounting, finance and information systems functions.

 

JP Morgan Chase – Dallas, Texas, 1992 – 1995
A $71 billion national banking association
Vice President

  • Established and managed a function within corporate trust to perform cash management, compliance testing, investor reporting, standby servicing and successor servicing.
  • Managed a number of servicer defaults that were successfully resolved.
  • Significantly participated in takeover and liquidation of $23 million receivables portfolio.
  • Oversaw the liquidation of a $73 million receivables portfolio for institutional investors.
  • Negotiated securitization documents and performance of services provided to clients.
  • Participated in due diligence reviews of prospective servicing companies.

 

Six Flags Theme Parks – Arlington, Texas, 1987 – 1992
A $1 billion national amusement park company
Assistant Controller

  • Established and managed a new corporate accounting function.
  • Managed general ledger conversion from outside service to internal software.
  • Oversaw preparation of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger accounting, financial reports, budgets and forecasts.
  • Participated in and was responsible for the issuance of all SEC reports.
  • Managed debt covenant reporting to senior, subordinated and mezzanine lenders.

 

Lafarge North America – Dallas, Texas, 1982 – 1987
A $4 billion cement and construction materials company
Assistant Controller, Cost Accounting Manager, Internal Auditor

  • Consolidated the financial results of Canadian and American subsidiaries.
  • Accounted for a number of acquisitions.
  • Oversaw preparation of general ledger, budgets, forecasts, accounts payable and payroll.
  • Developed and consolidated annual budget
  • Maintained the process cost accounting system and trained employees in its use.
  • Analyzed cement distribution in Texas resulting in significant long-term cost reductions.
  • Developed annual market share by county report for Texas operations.

 

Ernst and Young – Dallas, Texas 1980 – 1982
A $21 billion international public accounting firm
Advance Staff Accountant

  • Planned, programmed, supervised and conducted audits and computer audits.
  • Audited numerous areas of client financial statements.

 

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION:

B.B.A., Accounting: Texas Tech University, 1980
Certified Public Accountant: Texas, 1983

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