David provides Accounting, Bookkeeping and CFO & Business Advisory Services to start-ups, small & middle market businesses. He brings 30+ years accounting & CFO experience to help small business. His experience includes 12 years in public accounting, 20 years as CFO / President with both private and publicly traded companies with revenues ranging between $7 million to $100 million. He has over 18 years QuickBooks experience and is also an expert in Excel and PowerPoint. Mr. Charbonneau has served as Director and Business Advisor to both private and publicly traded companies.
Mr. Charbonneau has a proven track record in providing accounting & business leadership, developing business strategies, expanding revenues while improving profitability, cash flow, efficiencies and utilization of assets.
Mr. Charbonneau commenced his public accounting career with Arthur Anderson & Co and later joined a client as their VP of Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He was instrumental in growing the company from $7 million to $35 million in 5 year. After the sale to GE Capital which resulted in an $18 million profit, he joined a sister company as CFO to assist in their turnaround. The company quickly became profitable and doubled in size in 5 years to near $100 million in revenues. After the successful turnaround, Mr. Charbonneau resigned and joined a group of investors and was named President / CFO of a new businesses start-up in Florida. The business flourished and opened in four cities in next few years. After 10 years, the company was sold and Mr. Charbonneau moved back to Ohio. He joined SS&G Parkland LLC (now BDO Seidman) as a Turnaround Specialist helping out small & middle market clients with their business strategy, cash flows, financial statement closing & presentation, projections and bank refinancing. Mr. Charbonneau worked with E-Accounting part-time for 4 year and joined full-time in 2012. He enjoys providing Accounting/Bookkeeping, Outsourced CFO and Business Strategy services to start-ups, small and middle market companies.
Educations and Certifications:
The Ohio State University – BSBA, Accounting Major
Certified Public Accountant (active since 1992)
Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (since 1992)
Certified Building Contractor License - Florida (since 2007)