Carl Young

Former CFO .Expert in Finance & Accounting systems & training simplified. Consultant, Coach & Advisor.

ADVISOR BIOGRAPHY

Carl Young is a  former CFO of a $275M high growth technology based company that grew from $10M during his tenure.  He occupied increasingly responsible positions of Chief Accountant & Controller. He is an accomplished Senior Executive and Consultant with more than 30 years of success across the technology, consulting, energy, and financial services industries leveraging extensive experience leading to financial oversight. He is a valuable advisor for an organization developing finance & accounting systems,processes, procedures & controls. He is skilled at training finance & accounting to non-finanial professionals with tools, techniques , methods & models easy to understand and apply. His vast experience provides him an excellent knowledge base for  executive coaching programs. His broad areas of expertise include identifying challenges and providing actionable solutions, monitoring KPI’s, in-house training, finance, and accounting.

Throughout his executive career, Carl has held leadership positions with  CCH Computax, Perot Systems & CYoungConsulting LLC

1985

Former CFO, Consultant, Coach , Trainer C YoungConsulting LLC

CYoungConsulting LLC

  • Consultant & Business Coach, Expert in simplifying & designing finance & accounting systems, policies, processes, procedures, internal controls & organizations.
  • Turnaround consultant specializing in restoring organizations of productivity & Profits
  • Expert Speaker & Training on Company specified training needs
  • Developed series of Webinars Worth Watching specifically designed for non-financial professionals & refresher for financial professionals Finance & Accounting 101 Simplified Making of Financial Statements Simplified Understanding Financial Statements Simplified Understanding Financial Ratios Simplif

1995 - 2002

Chief Financial Associate - Perot Systems Corporation

Perot Systems Corporation

  • Established the financial framework at Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) becoming the IT outsourcing provider with a total contract value of $750M consisting of 49 separate hospitals, seven operating divisions, and 120 separate cost centers
  • Directed start-up and set-up of the entire financial framework including planning, forecasting, budgeting, processes, procedures, accounting and management systems, and reporting
  • Led budgeting, forecasting, financial records and reporting, financial analysis, invoicing, monitoring of receivables, and coordination of finance activities with account managers
  • Conducted numerous training sessions for over 1500 corporate service employees in customer services and business planning

1973 - 1992

Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer CCH Computax Inc

CCH Computax Inc

  • Held increasing levels of responsibility starting with Chief Accountant & progressing promotions to VP/CFO & Treasurer
  • Built Finance & Administrative Organization to support the Company's high growth and revenue expansion from $10 Million to $275 Million
  • Designed & implemented a planning forecasting, budgeting and accounting model to enable the enterprise to successfully function in multiple and geographically disbursed profit and cost center environment
  • Designed & developed an Administrative & Management System (AMS) including nine interrelated modules for product ordering delivery, inventory control, billing, budgeting & accounting, collections & associated processes
  • Designed & implemented a real time Financial Information Management System (FIMS) to reflect current foretasted and actual financial & production information & business drivers and success indicators

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Ability to review or help create presentations, documents or other materials

Input and advice on a key project

Serve as a sounding board and second opinion on a key decision