WILLIAM L. WHITE, CPA
PHONE: (415) 505-1403
A CFO position with a small or medium sized company.
GAME LINK, INC, SAN FRANCISCO, CA (08/01 to Present)
Chief Financial Officer
In charge of all accounting, finance and human resources for this privately held corporation. Game Link will have $15M in sales for 2002 and has 50 employees. Challenges include installation of an accounting system integrated with the web site and the company's first financial audit.
ONNA.COM, SAN FRANCISCO, CA (03/00 to 09/00)
Chief Financial Officer
Onna.com is a venture capital financed internet start-up company with a wholly-owned subsideraty in Japan. Onna.com is primarily owned and operated by Japanese women. The CFO, reporting to the CEO, is responsible for all accounting and finance functions, including monthly consolidated financial statements, business and financial planning, implementation of a new accounting system, and obtaining additional financing.
SEIBERLICH ACCOUNTANCY CORPORATION, WALNUT CREEK, CA (07/99 TO 06/00)
Manager - Consulting Division
Market consulting services, provide business development services to small technically comitted companies.
Review and correct all accounting work for the company
Temporary Positions, SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA (1998 to 1999)
Position have included: CFO, Controller, and Tax Specialist
Loder, Drew & Associates, SAN FRANCISCO, CA (1997 to 1998)
Managed and participated in accounts payable recovery audits of major corporations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Objectives of these audits are detection and recovery of client overpayments to vendors. Audits included contract compliance, systems review and extensive interface with client senior financial management.
MUSIC FOR LITTLE PEOPLE, REDWAY, CA (1994 to 1997)
Reported to the President of Music for Little People (a partnership with Warner Brother's Records). Responsible for general ledger accounting and preparation of financial statements and internal financial reports. Brought the books up to date. Streamlined the accounting procedures. Developed accounting (including royalty accounting) policies. Wrote an accounting policies and procedures manual. Invested surplus cash. Managed a staff of four.
WILLIAM L. WHITE, CPA, MENDOCINO, CA (1978 TO 1992)
Managed this completely computerized, highly professional tax preparation and accounting service. Prepared financial statements and payrolls for clients. Provided general business consulting assistance. Represented clients before the IRS. Developed and trained a staff of five. Provided assistance to several foreign companies doing business in the US. Provided assistance with US business methods and screened potential acquisitions. Hired executives for their US operations.
ATARI, INC., SUNNYVALE, CA (1973 TO 1978)
Director, Chief Financial Officer, Director, Treasurer
Reported to the president and board of directors. Responsible for financing this very rapidly growing electronics company from inception to merge-out (sales at time of merge-out: $100M). Installed all accounting systems and developed all accounting policies and procedures. Set-up and maintained forecasting and budgeting systems. Negotiated and maintained domestic and international lines of credit. Negotiated an equity private placement with a consortium of venture capitalists. Negotiated an initial public offering with a major investment banker. Negotiated the acquisition of a 50% interest in a French corporation. Set-up three domestic manufacturing facilities. Setup manufacturing facilities in Ireland and Taiwan. Negotiated the sale of the company to Warner Communications.
PRIOR TO 1973
As a Consultant for Arthur Young & Co, participated in upgrade of systems at California Department of Public Health. Installed accounting systems for several counties and companies. Audited several electronic companies. Assisted with minority start-up companies.
As an industrial engineer for Kennecott Copper, operated a test facility for extraction of copper from waste water. Analyzed rail traffic patterns to reduce mill down time. Analyzed capital improvements for return on investment. Developed and tested new mill equipment. Reviewed safety projects.
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, STANFORD, CA
BS - Industrial Engineering (1960-1964)
MBA - Finance, Systems Analysis & Operations Research (1966-1968)
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT, California
Excel, MS Word, Windows 95, Access, PowerPoint, Peachtree and QuickBooks. Uses on-line services, and the internet daily. Both Mac and PC. Programs in basic and batch. Has designed, implemented and used multi-user, multi-tasking systems. Experienced in hardware selection and acquisition.