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Korby Cook, MBA 543 Timber Ridge Dr

817.602.3347 Trophy Club, TX 76262


korbycook@charter.net
817.602.3348

Professional Experience
Korby Cook, MBA
817-602-3347 MBA professional with twenty years of experience in varied financial management with publically
and privately held domestic companies. Strengths include system integrations and conversions,
korbycook@charter.net new company start ups, management of monthly close process, financial reporting, financial
analysis, budgeting, forecasting & planning, process improvement, internal and external audit
Areas of Practice management, departmental management, cost control, project management, team building and
policies and procedures documentation.
• Income Statement & Balance Sheet
Reporting and Analysis Principal Areas of Practice
• Operating Performance Measurement
A highly motivated individual who provides the expertise in financial accounting management,
• Process Flow Analysis system implementations and process improvements with a broad Accounting background.
• Forecasting & Budgeting Experienced working in fast paced environments demanding strong organizational skills and an
• Internal Controls innovative leader who has successfully managed in a variety of industries. A detailed-oriented and
a self-motivator with excellent time and multiple task/project management skills. Adds value to
• Cost Management financial operations by increasing productivity and improving processes. An ethical, dependable,
• Cash Flow Analysis discreet and trustworthy professional offering a diverse skill set with a capacity to master new
• Payroll and Payroll Tax Reporting objectives.
• Operational Accounting
• Audit Liaison for both Internal and Experience
External Auditors
• Shared Services and Intercompany Saxon Mortgage Inc. – Publicly Held Mortgage Lending Company
Transactions Consultant 12/2008 to Present
• Variance Analysis
• Computer Systems Implementation • Liaison with external auditors by using best practices ensuring consistency
• New company start ups with accounting practices
• Project Management Prepare Balance Sheet, Equity and Income Statement Roll Forwards
• Policies and Procedures
• Audit – Internal • Complete Balance Sheet Reconciliations
• US GAAP • Analyze and research Cash Suspense items
• Sarbanes/Oxley/Management Self
Assessments • Resolve discrepancies on various reports
• Financial/Spreadsheet Modeling Recommended several process improvements

• Month-End GL Close, JEs and CitiFinancial Mortgage Co Inc - Publicly Held Mortgage Lending Company
Reconciliations Accounting Associate Director 10/2002 to10/2008
• Business Plan Development
• Personnel Recruiting, Management,
Training and Performance Review • Managed and motivated a team of thirteen individuals.

Industry Lines • Direct reconciliation of ninety-five cash accounts and cash-related management
• Mortgage Lending reporting for originations and servicing operations of a $35+ billion mortgage portfolio.
• Financial Services • Led implementations of centralized A/P system, eliminating local disbursement accounts
for two companies.
• Manufacturing
• Team leader for cash area in four systems conversions, including general ledger, sub
• Telecommunication systems and banks, from needs assessment and gap analysis through testing and
• Distribution implementation.
• Insurance • Developed and implemented cash and A/P controls and procedures
• Sarbanes Oxley/Management Self Assessments (MSA) coordinator and tester for
Computer Applications Accounting.
• PeopleSoft •

Develop ten MSAs for the cash and A/P departments.
Special Projects including App Fee, New Invoice, Escheatment and various operational
• Hyperion Enterprise & Essbase
procedures.
• Oracle
• Reduced three headcount by improving and implementing procedures and processes.
• SAP
• Recon Plus CitiCards – Publicly Held Financial Services Company
• MortgageServ Accounting Manager 01/2000 to 10/2002
• MS Excel (Advance level)
• MS Word • Supervised and motivated a staff of six individuals.
• MS Powerpoint • Reviewed over 300 Balance Sheet Accounts and posted journal entries.
• MS Access • Consolidated and provided monthly expense variances for Accounting.
• Consolidated and uploaded budgets for Accounting.
Education/Qualifications
• Ensure four field operations complied with Prepaid and Accrual policies.
• MBA – Management, Dallas • Designed and implemented Credit Card Balance Sheet (5000) active accounts for
Baptist University, Dallas, TX monthly reporting to upper management.
• BBA – Accounting and Business • Responsible for reviewing Accrual and Prepaid Tracking reports for upper management.
Administration, Eastern New Mexico
University, Portales, NM
Korby Cook, MBA 543 Timber Ridge Dr
817.602.3347 Trophy Club, TX 76262
korbycook@charter.net

Korby Cook, MBA


Experience – continued
Areas of Practice
Verizon (Formerly GTE Electronic Repair Service) – Publicly Held Manufacturing Company
• Income Statement & Balance Sheet Business Analyst 11/1997 to 01/2000
Reporting and Analysis
• Operating Performance Measurement • Provided business analysis support for five lines of business in excess of $100 million in
annual revenues.
• Process Flow Analysis • Prepared budgets and outlooks of period costs, revenues, COGS, capital and
• Forecasting & Budgeting headcount.
• Position entailed General Ledger, preparing monthly/YTD explanations and performance
• Internal Controls measure reports.
• Cost Management • Responsible for the month-end close process.
• Cash Flow Analysis • Reported revenue, COGS, period costs, $36mm fixed period costs plus non-COGS),
• Payroll and Payroll Tax Reporting providing financial and diversified support to seven remote sites.
• Operational Accounting
AP & Accruals
Verizon – (Formerly GTE Long Distance) Publicly Held Telecommunication Company
Payroll
Fixed Assets Senior Accountant III 07/1996 to 11/1997
• Audit Liaison for both Internal and
External Auditors • Assisted with a new business operation start-up growing from 200 employees to over
• Shared Services and Intercompany 1,500 in fifteen months. Managed interaction to ensure accurate recording and
Transactions recognition of financial accounting transactions.
• Variance Analysis • Preparation and publication of state and federal regulatory reports.
• Computer Systems Implementation • Directed the development of internal financial statements and other internal reports.
• New company start ups
• Reviewed all AR/AP check requisitions for correct Accounting codes.
• Project Management
• Policies and Procedures • Received an Individual Award of Excellence based on nomination by several managers
• Audit – Internal for service quality.
• US GAAP
• Sarbanes/Oxley/Management Self Verizon – (Formerly GTE Directories) Publicly Held Distribution Company
Assessments Senior Accountant II 07/1990 to 07/1996
• Financial/Spreadsheet Modeling
• Maintained over 1,500 cost center’s Expenditure Reports and Registers.
• Month-End GL Close, JEs and
Reconciliations • Maintained multi-level allocations for 900+ cost pools.
• Business Plan Development • Participated in integrated financial systems project.
• Personnel Recruiting, Management, • Coordinated interfaces for the General Ledger and Budget systems; maintained
Training and Performance Review appropriate conversion tables.
• Integrally involved in the Quality Improvement Team (QIT) supporting systems
Industry Lines integration and providing real time reporting capabilities and increased cash application
• Mortgage Lending process.
• Financial Services • Prepared journal entries, reconciliations and intercompany billbacks.
• Manufacturing
Verizon – (Formerly GTE Health Systems) Publicly Held Insurance Company
• Telecommunication Senior Accountant II A division of GTE Directories
• Distribution
• Insurance
• Delivered accounting services including preparation of monthly financial statements,
Computer Applications cash flow, quarterly 10Qs and 10ks.
• PeopleSoft • Analyzed income statements and provided variance narratives.
• Hyperion Enterprise & • Prepared annual tax work papers.
Essbase • Responsible for the month end close process.
• Oracle
• SAP • Prepared journal entries and reconciliations.
• Recon Plus • Successfully led a QIT achieving a 100% reconciled status for Balance Sheet Accounts.
• MortgageServ
• MS Excel (Advance level)
• MS Word American Interstate Insurance Company of Georgia Privately Held Insurance Company
• MS Powerpoint Staff Accountant 10/1987 to 07/1990
• MS Access
• Assisted with new company start-up.
Education/Qualifications • Developed Accounting policies, procedures and controls.
• MBA – Management, Dallas • Prepared monthly financial statements of a finance company and consolidated financials
Baptist University, Dallas, TX for the holding company.
• Audited file and records of agencies targeted for acquisition.
• Integrated 401K pension and payroll system, with responsibility for internal audit control
• BBA – Accounting and of the payroll Department (ADP).
Business Administration, Eastern • Prepared and filed federal, state and local tax returns for several states.
New Mexico University, Portales, • Performed special financial projects including pro forma, budget and cash flow
preparation.