Doctorate of Philosophy in Accounting Jackson State University (AACSB), Jackson, MS. Research Interests: Auditing, Accounting Information Systems.
REGINALD WILSON, CPA, Ph.D. Phone: 601-951-8572 E-mail: [email protected]
EDUCATION Doctorate of Philosophy in Accounting Jackson State University (AACSB), Jackson, MS Research Interests: Auditing, Accounting Information Systems May 2013 Teaching Interests: Auditing, Financial Accounting, and Accounting Information Systems Masters of Business Administration Master’s Concentration: Ethics in Business.
Union University, Jackson, TN May 2006
Bachelors of Business Administration Jackson State University (AACSB), Jackson, MS Concentration: Accounting. Magna Cum Laude. May 1999
INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Wilson R. (2013). Firm Type, Scope of Services, and Perceptions of Financial Reporting Reliability. Dissertation. Wilson, R. (2012). The Influence of Auditor Reputation on Auditor liability in Limited Liability Jurisdictions. Working Paper. Wilson, R. (2010). Limited Business Knowledge Investors' Reaction to Non-independent Assurance provided on XBRL Generated Nonfinancial Disclosures. Presented at the 2010 AAA Strategic Emerging Technologies Sectional Meeting. Wilson, R. (2011). Testing the New Reliability Framework: Social Identity Theory Financial Statement Reliability, and CPA Liability. Presented at the 2011 KPMG Accounting Doctoral Association.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY 2012 – Present ACCOUNTING PROFESSOR Teaching responsibilities include Intermediate Accounting, Internal Auditing, Accounting Information Systems Presentation of Accounting Research at the American Accounting Association Currently serving on the Committee for Online Degree in Management Currently serving on the Grievance Committee JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY 2008 - 2012 PRIMARY TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES Intermediate Accounting and Principles of Accounting Frequently taught Accounting Information Systems as a Graduate Assistant
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SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Manager of Operations and Finance with a track record of success during times of growth. Possess leadership, flexibility, teaching, and statistical process improvement skills to proactively effect changes needed to optimize positive results. Excellent team builder and project management skills which are critical to creating buy-in from departments with competing priorities. Demonstrated ability to utilize Six Sigma methodologies and research skillset to diagnose problems, set strategy, and improve financial and operational performance. Experienced in areas of financial analysis, forecasting and reporting, cash collection optimization, team leadership, capital and operational budgeting, improving employee and customer satisfaction major building projects, and cost control. Reporting responsibility included Business Office, Security, Environmental Services, Food and Nutrition Services.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE METHODIST HEALTHCARE MANAGER OF FINANCE AND OPERATIONS
2003 – 2008
FINANCE ACCOMPLISHMENTS Created the Fiscal Year Budget. Perform Month-end close, Financial Statement Analysis and Monthly Forecasts. Created service line analysis of high revenue departments to forecast the program’s viability, identify new areas of growth, and to attract new physicians. Implemented supply chain cost reduction strategies that decreased over-utilization of supplies, and increased employee satisfaction based on a follow-up survey (2006). Significantly decreased Patient Access Registration error rate by providing monitoring tools that identified opportunities to improve the process; exceeded the department’s key performance indicator goals in 2006. Evaluate and select capital requests to meet the organization’s strategic balanced scorecard goals with the Administration team. Developed Revenue Reconciliation Manuals for High Revenue Departments in 2006, leading to a decrease in lost charges due to missing chargeable procedures. Developed a weekly productivity tool that enabled managers to adjust staffing based on their month-to-date productivity tool. Analyze Payer mix changes and contract shifts to predict revenue throughout the year. Bi-annually develop a physician peer comparison of physician’s practices in the hospital’s top ten DRGs to promote consistent cost-beneficial practices. Developed a physician recruitment pro forma model for the recruitment of new physicians. Develop Physician Report Cards of key statistical indicators for the Chief Medical Officer to identify strategies for physicians that practice at levels below their peers.
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OPERATIONS ACCOMPLISHMENTS Create strategic deployment plans to ensure the departments’ efforts support the organization’s strategic goals. Conduct Six Sigma Process Improvement Projects (Radiology and Echocardiogram Report Reading Process, Bed Turnover Process, The Laboratory Turnaround Time in the Emergency Department). Performed Security Analysis that resulted in providing more afternoon and weekend coverage; and implemented changes that lead to a decrease in criminal incidents. Successfully coordinated cafeteria renovation efforts that resulted in a seamless transition during construction. Increased Environmental Services and Dietary Patient satisfaction scores from a cumulative 80% to a cumulative 88% in six months. Created internal benchmark standards for hospital’s labor and supply usage and proactively identify expense control opportunities; successfully developed supply par levels for Environmental Services Gift Shop, Security and Patient Access. Developed revenue and expense variance manuals and productivity instruction manuals for new leaders to enable them to make financial-conscious decisions. Successfully increased patient satisfaction survey response rate (17%) and patient satisfaction scores for med/surg units (12%) by initiating a Weekly Leader Rounding Program.
BANKS, FINLEY, WHITE AND COMPANY 2002 – 2003 SENIOR AUDITOR Planned and performed financial statement audits of Health Care and non-profit organizations. SINGLE AUDIT – Performed compliance audits of Non-Profit Organizations receiving grants and other federal government assistance to ensure organizations were compliant with their grant requirements and fiscal year budgets. Prepared financial statements according to GAAP. Performed statistical analysis of financial data to interpret trends and accounting ratios. ARTHUR ANDERSEN 1999 – 2001 AUDITOR Performed Audits of Health Care Organizations and Benefit Plan Compliance Audits. Interviewed client personnel to understand and map core business processes. Prepared basic financial statement accounts according to GAAP. Gathered and analyzed data for footnote support data. CATERPILLAR INCORPORATED CORPORATE TAX INTERN Analyzed making up-front payments on state unemployment taxes. Determined Caterpillar's information reported to IRS concerning boycott compliance. Prepared 1997 Tax Return Work papers for designated Caterpillar Subsidiaries.
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