Michael Whitley

  • Controller
  • Webster, TX, USA
  • Feb 11, 2018
Full time Accounting

Personal Summary

Financial Controller

Areas of Practice
• Financial Accounting & Reporting
• Strategic Planning
• Financial Management
• Payroll & Benefits Administration
• Team Building & Leadership
• Cost Analysis & Reporting
• Process Development & Implementation
• Treasury Management
• Financial Close & Audit Defense
• Internal Controls
• Inter-Company Accounting
• Regulatory Reporting & Compliance
• Partnerships
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• New Construction

Industry Lines
• Not-for-Profit
• Healthcare
• Manufacturing
• Maritime Services
• Real Estate

Computer Applications
• Financial Edge (Non-Profit)
• Business Intelligence (BI)
• UltiPro (Payroll)
• ADP Payroll
• PointClickCare (Long-Term Care)
• MDI Matrix (Long-Term Care)
• Peachtree (Accounting, Pro)
• Sage 50
• QuickBooks
• PAS (Portfolio Accounting System)
• PaperPort
• Adobe Professional
• Microsoft Excel
o Dash Boards
o Pivot Tables, et al
• Access
o Design
o Query
o Reports
• Word

• B.S. Business Administration, Accounting Major

Work Experience

Jan 2018 - Robert Half

Serve as a consultant Financial Controller to businesses in the Houston area local to Southeast Houston.  

Assistant Controller
Jan 2017 - Jan 2018 BakerRipley

Responsible for the leadership of multiple teams in all aspects of accounting such as, but not limited to, financial statements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and treasury as well as operational and compliance responsibilities. This position will include responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of financial accounting, driving improvements and reporting systems/processes, the quality and effectiveness of the internal control structure and a collaborative alignment across multiple customer-facing functions. Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP, experience managing multiple teams and being a natural numbers wizard is required.

Feb 2004 - Dec 2017 TAG Management Services

Full accountability for the financial management, accounting, and administration of a long-term care operator spanning nine skilled nursing facilities two not-for-profit facilities, four management companies, 21 related businesses, 900+ employees, and revenues of $58M+. Drive corporate business planning and budgeting by contributing to strategic planning, and shape executive-level decision making through analysis of cash flow, cost controls, and business expenses. Design and implement solutions to close gaps and manage risk, including training staff in best practices, standards, and new processes.


Aug 1989 - May 1993 University of Kansas