Providing CFO services and Business Transition Services in
Metropolitan New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Region
Hammond, LA CFO
33 Years of Experience
Southeastern Louisiana University
Certificates & Licenses:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Society of Louisiana Public Accountants (LCPA)
Contact Jim McLellan and receive a free Discovery Analysis™
- A confidential meeting with the business owner(s), then interview company staff.
- Look at the company’s financial information and computer systems.
- Benchmark financial information against industry averages.
- Create a confidential report of our findings in The Strategy Gameplan™
Jim has extensive experience as a CFO/Controller with proven success in delivering innovative business solutions for business owners converting accounting results into an information resource. Detail-oriented and a creative strategic leader he is experienced in driving business acumen within the oilfield service, manufacturing, construction, and not-for-profit organizations focused on improving the life of business owners by removing barriers that get in their way. He has implemented and manage $MM budgets, by allocating resources to exceed profitability goals and improving efficiency while enforcing internal control compliance.
As a Business Consultant, he has led businesses through the start-up, pre-acquisition, due diligence, contract negotiations, and software conversion process and has designed credit, collection, and invoicing procedures that improved the cash flow cycle. He performed GAAP analyses for clients to identify strengths and weaknesses within their operations, finance, marketing, and management functions, produced IFRS International Financials, and audited Management Information Systems to evaluated product pricing against benefit while providing documented recommendations based on data collected.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
- Financial Reporting
- Budgeting & Forecasting
- Talent Development & Retention
- Fiscal & Productivity Execution
- Organizational Re-engineering
- Operations Management
- Financial Planning & Analysis
- Problem Resolution
- Operational Restructuring
- Month End Closings
- Audit Coordination
- Cash Management
- Software Implementation
- Process Improvement
- P&L Ownership & Management
- SAP/Oracle/Solomon/Great Plains/QuickBooks
Believing that each business owner is unique, Jim remains committed to providing personalized solutions to the business challenges at hand while anticipating the needs and structuring the appropriate strategy to efficiently move forward.
He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) and actively pursues annual continuing accounting and business education. He has a BS in Accounting and minors in Business Administration and Marketing.
Jim is from New Orleans and after working in Texas for 10 years has returned to south Louisiana where he lives and works. He enjoys time out on the water in his boat with family and friends.