Russell “Rusty” Abernathy
Rusty is a financial professional with proven expertise in financial management, analysis and reporting, internal controls, mergers and acquisitions, budgeting, forecasting, internal and external audit and income tax. Proven record of developing and/or improving financial reporting for both public (SEC) and private companies. Strategic experience in banking relationships, cash management and cash flow forecasting. Experience in insurance and risk management. Proven record of accomplishment in improving financial accounting systems, reducing expenses, improving operational efficiency and processes, improving cash flow and the bottom line. Strategic manager with over 25 years’ experience. Skilled problem solver and experienced decision-maker.
His latest experience included:
– Worked as interim Controller for a major southeast distributor in need of controller for four months. Responsibilities included month end close, account reconciliations, preparation of financial statements and all supporting documents, reconcile payroll tax returns, handle work comp audit and other various responsibilities.
BBA, Accounting, University of Mississippi
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants