Benjamin Wilson has a strong accounting and management background, comprised of oversite of the day-to-day financial operations, as well as strategic planning and forecasting, for multi-divisional and international companies. He has used his financial management experience to formalize variance and budgeting analysis, financial modeling and C level reporting.
Prior to joining Focus Management Group, Ben held multiple financial and accounting positions in health care and SAAS (software as a service) technology industries. In the position of Director of Accounting for as SAAS technology company he oversaw the month-end close process, produced consolidated financial statements from multiple international entities, managed receivables, explained financial results to investors who represent the board of directors, performed multi-currency intercompany reconciliations and balance sheet remeasurement, maintained related party debt amortization tables, performed M&A due diligence for multiple parties interested in the purchase of the company, worked on the post-acquisition integration of accounting functions, completed post-acquisition working capital adjustments, and purchase accounting.
As the Controller for a medical billing company specializing in anesthesiology, he prepared monthly financial statements and operational analysis for multiple entities for the company owners, performed cash reconciliation and issued weekly statements for 60 clients, implemented various internal controls to ensure accuracy of financial reporting, created processes and work papers to ensure the accuracy of Affordable Care Act reporting, compiled cash flow projections, and implemented a staff cross-training program, creating transparency and accountability.
During his time as an Assistant Controller of a health care company specializing in lithotripsy services. Ben prepared monthly financials for over 30 different entities and completed the month-end close process, created a company capitalization policy for internally developed software, identified problems with internal controls and made recommendations to the CFO, prepared fixed asset depreciation and amortization schedules, worked with the CFO and finance department on the annual strategic plan, worked with the TPA on corrections to the 401k plan after conducting an internal audit to prepare for the 401k audit, and implemented the processing of in-house payroll. Ben also served as an Audit Associate for a regional accounting firm.
Ben earned a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Michigan State University and a Master of Science in Accounting, with a specialization in Internal Auditing, from Wayne State University.