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Philip Boken Expert Information

Principal Advisor & Founder

PCB & Company

Expert Information

Proformative Expert

Expert Topics: FP&A, Accounting, Technology
Expert Answers: 16 Answers/Comments

Driving EBITDA Through Fact Based Leadership, Process and Accountability

Transformation \ turnaround leader specialized in building teams, measurement systems and driving results at distressed and growth companies alike, with a focus on the middle market. 27 years experience.

As a hands-on interim executive \ senior advisor to the C-suite, I help organizations improve their ability to identify and realize opportunities for improving the efficiency, effectiveness and profitability of their organization. Establishing priorities, clarifying accountabilities and executing against the goal is the name of the game. I bring to my internationally minded clients a truly global perspective that comes from extensive international experience, including over four years on expatriate assignments in Western and Eastern Europe and Asia.

Specialties include: Interim Operations and Finance Function Leadership, Turnaround / Distressed Company Leadership, "Clarity of Focus and Priorities" via Visioning, Consensus Building and Roadmapping, Performance Measurement / Management, "Bottoms Up" Budgeting and Establishing Accountability thru a "Management Cadence", "Getting the Right People on the Bus" and Developing Them via Alignment of Personal and Strategic Goals. Finance function expertise includes specialized solutions for reducing cycle time of the financial close.

 

Education

Extension Program Courses in Accounting, Supplemental Executive Education : University of California, Los Angeles - [1993 to 1996]

Masters of Business Administration, Strategic Informations Systems and Intl Business : Loyola Marymount University College of Business Administration - [1992 to 1994]

Bachelors of Business Administration, Marketing : Loyola Marymount University, College of Business Administration - [1981 to 1985]