Prepares and issues consolidated financial reports to SEC and shareholders and internal reports to Senior Management. Oversees and maintains policies and internal controls to ensure compliance with GAAP, SEC requirements, and Sarbanes-Oxley standards. Directs contact with external auditors, legal counsel, banking organizations, and financial consultants in regard to accounting or financial activities. Supervises accounting activities and provides overall guidance and direction of the finance and accounting functions for the Company. Assists the Vice President, Finance and CFO in management of the finance function.