Michael Hughes
4415 Wesley Meadows Drive
(404-286-8555 hp or 404-379-7383 cell)
Decatur, GA 30035

PROFILE A seasoned professional and effectual leader with a proven ability to exceed budgetary expectations, with a history of developing, coordinating and implementing procedures which are conducive to overall sound, structured organizational financial success.

• Years of strong accounting experience
• Master of organization accountability practices and procedures
• Extensive negotiation and organizational skills
• Goal and budget oriented
• Passion for attributing practices that will improve the financial Health of organizations

2001 – Present Senior Director of Finance NBM-non-profit

Management of Financial Operations for a multi-million dollars financial budget and the assets for one of the largest mega churches in North America with international non- profit relations throughout the world and in the Continental USA. Responsible for the overall management of assets, budgetary planning expenditure control, revenue and operating cost.

2001 – 2008: Purchasing Manager

Accountable for the effective procurement of equipment, furniture goods and services purchased or leased to support the ministry at NBMB facilities and /or other church sponsored sites. Served as the primary contact for all financial obligations for vendors. Manage assigned procurement unit, Manage and supervise staff, Maintain electronic and manual records and files. Gather market information on product/service availability and pricing. To include soliciting/evaluating bids and proposals, apply purchasing principles, practices, laws, rules, regulations. Verify vendor information, process sealed bids and annual service contracts, Prepare and generate purchase orders and service contracts utilizing automated financial systems, Modify purchase orders as needed and upon request serve as primary liaison between the Purchasing Department and other internal departments.

1995-2001 Accounts Payables & Purchasing Manager Morehouse College

Managed accounts payables and purchasing staff, monitored and reconciled primary operating cash accounts, Prepared all monthly and quarterly reports for accounts payable and purchasing, reconciled the general fund cash account, assessed student fees.

1993 – 1995 Accounting Coordinator Gourmet Services

Reconciled general ledger and balance sheets prepared monthly and quarterly reports, analyzed account variances and corrected off-balances, processed invoices, paid utilities, prepared expense reports and 1099 statements, proficient daily use of Great Plains Accounting Software.

1992-1993 Senior Accountant
Analyzed account variances, prepared extensive statistical reports, assisted Controller in various functions related to the operations of the Accounting Department.

Paine College – Augusta Georgia
B.S., Business Administration- Major Accounting

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