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Paradigm Alternatives, Inc.
           
Ronald E. Giroux
Accounting / Business / Contracts Consultant
Servicing Clients Nationwide (702) 218-6244 ron@pai-biz.com
               
ABILITIES:
         
 
Design, implement and maintain job cost accounting systems.
 
Prepare annual and mid-year budgets, as well as, monthly budget tracking reports.
 
Prepare cost proposals in response to U.S. Government solicitations.
 
Calculate actual indirect cost rates and prepare final indirect cost rate proposals.
 
Interface with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) auditors on cost proposals, accounting system reviews, floor checks, indirect cost rate proposals, and progress payment reviews.
 
Manage and oversee various departments, including: Accounting, Finance, Contract Administration, Human Resources, Insurance and Bonding, IT/MIS, and Administrative Support.
 
Prepare policy manuals and employee handbooks.
 
Negotiate loans with bankers and lenders.
 
Keep corporate minutes current.
 
Negotiate contracts with Contracting Officers, Contract Administrators, Buyers, and construction sub-contractors.
 
Conversion of legacy accounting systems to new state-of-the-art accounting systems.
ACHIEVEMENTS:
         
 
 
Prepared a comprehensive business plan and an operating budget which resulted in securing a $541,000 contact line of credit.
 
 
Implemented a monthly budget tracking tool which reduced a projected overhead overrun in the first year by 50% and eliminated any overhead overrun by the second year.
 
 
Developed a “Net Quick Cash Report” that adjusted for under- and over-billed profits on all unfinished projects that provided the company’s real/true cash balance each week.
 
 
Developed a company policy manual and an employee handbook for a small defense contractor so that no fines or penalties would be imposed due to failing to comply with government regulations.
 
 
Reviewed, edited, and approved the necessary annual returns for 401(k) and ESOP plans to achieve compliance with ERISA requirements for all applicable plan years.
 
 
Completed the Small Business Administration’s Certificate of Competency paperwork in order to receive a U.S. Air Force contract award totaling $245,000 which was the first contract award for a start-up company.
 
 
Replaced a legacy accounting system with a state-of-the-art Enterprise accounting system that allowed for the elimination of 1 full-time accounting position and 1 part-time database consultant.
 
 
Changed insurance broker and insurance carrier for Workers’ Compensation insurance to realize a 50% premium reduction, saving the company $125,000 per year.
WORK HISTORY:
         
2004-Present
 
PARADIGM ALTERNATIVES, INC., Huntington Beach, CA / Las Vegas/Henderson, NV
 
 
Consultant
 
2000-2009
 
CONSTRUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC., Irvine, CA
 
 
Vice President/Controller
 
1997-2000
 
AMERICAN TECHNOLGIES, INC., Anaheim, CA
 
 
Controller
 
1994-1997
 
L.J. ENGINEERING, INC., Huntington Beach, CA
 
 
Accounting Manager
 
1994-1994
 
MTI COLLEGE, Orange, CA
 
 
Senior Accountant/Billing Officer
 
1987-1993
 
PARAGON DYNAMICS, INC., Stillwater, OK
 
 
Vice President of Administration/Treasurer/Corporate Secretary
 
1984-1987
 
FRONTIER ENGINEERING, INC., Stillwater, OK
 
 
Director of Contracts; Corporate Accounting Manager and Business Manager
 
1981-1984
 
CONTINENTAL PACIFIC ENTERPRISES, INC., Anaheim, CA
 
 
Vice President; Treasurer; Project Accountant/General Manager
 
EDUCATION:
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Fullerton, CA
B.A. Business Administration/Accounting - 1981
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