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Michael Ly

Michael Ly

CFO Consultant

Burlington CFO

Accounting, Finance & Business Leader





Burlington CFO

CFO Consultant

Providing CFO and Controller Services to companies throughout Vermont
Help companies create & manage accounting, finance and HR functions
Provide focus and expertise on specific accounting & finance projects

Career medium 04
Career medium 06

The Mosaic Company

Vice President, Finance & Accounting Services

Provide financial leadership to training consulting firm in the utility and energy industry
In first year, reduced annual expenditures by 16% and pursued state tax refund efforts resulting in significant refunds
Secured bank and credit financing for successful sale of subsidiary
Create and distribute weekly financial reports to CEO and advised on business decisions
Participate as part of management team to guide the strategic direction of the company
Lead annual budgeting process with multiple department leaders
Lead the general accounting functions of the company including managing G/L, A/P, A/R, cash management, payroll and month-end close
Manage multi-state tax and employment issues
Provide guidance in areas of benefits and human resources when necessary


Tatum LLC

Principal Controller

Provided Controller services to companies under $50M in revenue for national consulting firm
Led completion of audit requests for an online gaming company
Provided financial leadership for a technology education company during transition of the CFO
Completed internal audit of financial data and mapped source documents for a leading online market research firm

Career medium 03
Career medium 02

Ly Consulting


Provided accounting & consulting services to companies under $25M in revenue
Provided financial leadership as CFO for successful completion of multiple condo conversion projects
Created accounting structure and led successful upgrade from Quickbooks to Netsuite for golf cart accessory company
Advised multiple startups on business registration, Quickbooks, and accounting processes
Delivered efficient bookkeeping services for small businesses in a variety of industries


Eide Bailly LLP


Top 20 public accounting firm.
Responsible for the growth of the Phoenix General Consulting division.
Provide emerging & mid-market companies consulting on accounting issues.
Specialization in accounting information systems and process.
Acting temporary management & accounting roles (i.e. Controller, HR Administrator).

Career medium 01
Career medium 05

Grand Canyon State Games

Accountant & Data Processing Manager

Instrumental in the growth of one of the finest amateur sports organization in the country.
Administered all accounting aspects of one of Arizona's largest non-profit corporations.
Reported monthly financial status to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
Created and reported balance sheets, income statements, and fiscal budget reports.
Assisted in setting budget constraints for yearly expenditures.
Administered human resources responsibilities, including payroll and insurance.
Managed 8 workstation computer network with DSL internet access.


Babson College - Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Arizona State University

BS, Business Administration