Alice is a resourceful and knowledgeable financial executive with more than 20 years experience in strategic planning, finance, accounting, auditing and operations. She has a demonstrated record of success in improving earnings, developing and implementing accounting and operational systems, and controlling costs. Her areas of expertise include; internal auditing, cost accounting, budgeting, project management, policy and procedure development, and financial analysis.
Ms. West began her career in Corporate Audit at a Fortune 100 company with worldwide divisions. It was in this environment that she honed her business skills including but not limited to the assessment of current business processes, developing best business practices, implementing internal controls, as well as preparing and presenting audit and management reports to staff and corporate boards.
During her career, Ms. West spent 10 ten years at Soft Sheen Products, first as its first Internal Audit Manager and then as Corporate Controller. She has also worked in other businesses ranging in size from small family owned organizations to companies over $100m in sales. Alice has set up and managed payroll, cost accounting, internal audit departments, budgeting and forecasting processes, inventory control, and other functions in the Finance and Operations arenas.
Having spent a considerable amount of time working with companies in various stages of transition (start ups, mergers, rapid growth, acquisitions and turn arounds), Alice is well versed in developing and executing the processes that help organizations build a foundation for growth and success.
Vice President of Administration