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David Jamieson

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David Jamieson
is an independent consultant with over 40 years of experience in accounting, finance and information technology.  His specialties include project management, change management, shared services, business process improvement, finance/HR systems upgrades and conversions, integrating the finance and HR functions of merged/acquired companies, turnaround of failing finance and IT projects, managing the IT/Finance relationship, and applied use of information technology in business systems.  Positions held include corporate controller, director of IT project management, director of finance human resources, and vice-president of financial services. 

Notable accomplishments: Project manager for a project that included the concurrent upgrade of a company’s accounting system, creation of an accounting shared services center, and relocation of the accounting operations of an acquired company; Project manager for a successful IT infrastructure upgrade to ensure compliance with the PCI credit card security standard; Developed and led a crisis management plan that turned around the failing consolidation of 23 accounts payable groups in the U.S. and Canada into one shared services center.  Saved +$4million and created one of the first successful cross-border shared services centers in North America; Effected turnaround of failing shared services organization for a $700 million global manufacturer of non-woven fabrics; Member of a team that negotiated a billion dollar outsourcing agreement for all finance and HR operations of a global manufacturer; and Member of a team that developed plan to restructure all North American finance operations of a multi-billion dollar telecom equipment manufacturer.  Successfully restructured U.S. Control operations from 94 to 64 employees in three states achieving $1+ million annual cost savings while improving performance and quality of results.  Provided oversight to compliance with accounting policies and practices including revenue recognition and balance sheet quality.

David Jamieson has a BS, Economics, from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from the Owen School, Vanderbilt University, USA.  He holds a CPA (inactive) and a PMP from the Project Management Institute.  He can be contacted at [email protected]

Created March 2014

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