Jim Easton, PE


"Start each day with a sense of purpose.  End each day with a sense of accomplishment."

 

SKILLS:

Analytic, technical, and financial.

 

Registered Professional Engineer (Electrical)(California): Solar Energy

Accounting: Reconciliations, Cash Projections, G/L, P/R, Taxes.

 

Technical:Ability to research, analyze and advance technology. Improved Radiometric Height Corrections(URAMEX), Improved Numerical Impedance Matching(UCSD), Improved Magnetic Anomaly Characterization(URAMEX), Improved Magnetic Bearing Servo Control(I.N.E.N.), Improved Bathymetric Navigation(General Dynamics/Electronics).

 

MSOffice, LaCerte, AutoCAD.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

2006 Engineer

Independent Energy Solutions, Inc., San Marcos, CA

 

Design and Documentation of Solar and Hybrid Energy Systems



2002-2005 Office Manager/Financial Manager/Electrical Engineer
Home Energy Systems, Inc. San Diego, CA.

Financial Management

Engineering
Reconciliations

Payroll
Job Cost Accounting
Financial Statements
General ledger
Inventory

Sales Tax Reporting

Workmans Comp Reporting


1999 2002 Temporary Assignments:


G/L Internal Audit and G/L reconstruction after data corruption. Process improvement
. Sullins Electronics
Forensic Accounting: G/L reconstruction: Moss-Adams
Financial statement preparation: Hoy Wong CPA, A.V. Arias, Sullins Electronics
Accounting systems conversions: QuickBooks, Peachtree
Credit Card Account Reconciliation:
San Diego Convention Center
Tax return preparation: LaCerte Hoy Wong CPA, Mark Loes CPA
Construction Company Office Management: Frank Wright & Sons

 

 

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS:

Treasurer: San Diego Aviation Safety Counselors

Treasurer: SUBUD California; Treasurer SUBUD San Diego

Annual Audit: Institute of Internal Auditors San Diego Chapter


ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1999 Adjunct Faculty
National University San Diego, CA
School of Management and Technology

Instructor in Management Accounting


1997-1999 Staff
Racine & Laramie San Diego, CA

Accounting standards
Internal auditing
Profitability analysis
Financial reports
Accounts payable
Reconciliation for bank and credit card accounts


1979-1981 Systems Engineer (Full)
IBM Mexico City, Mexico

Acting Chief Economist
Client support of Information Center Products in banking and industry
Installations
Training
Conversions

APL Programming


1975-1979 Supervisor: Geophysical Data Processing
Uranio Mexicano Mexico City, Mexico



TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1999 Adjunct Faculty (Management Accounting)
National University San Diego, CA
School of Management and Technology

1985 Lecturer in Systems Analysis for Business
San Diego State University San Diego, CA

Emphasis on sensitivity to systems environment and interactions, and basic mathematical tools


1979-1981 Systems Engineer (Full)
IBM Mexico City, Mexico

Taught courses on Information Center languages and products in the IBM Education and Executive Centers in Mexico and Colombia


CERTIFICATES


Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Information Systems Auditing and Control Association
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Institute of internal Auditors
Certified in Financial Management (CFM) Institute of Management Accountants
Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Institute of Management Accountants
Certified Computing Professional (CCP) Institute for the Certification of Computer Professionals
Registered Professional Engineer (PE: Electrical) California
Commercial/Instrument Pilot, CFI, CFII, AGI, IGI, ASC FAA

EDUCATION

Ph.D.
Columbia Pacific University San Rafael, CA
Ph.D (Cand.) University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA
M.S. University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA
B.A. Pomona College Claremont, CA
Graduate Alexander Hamilton Institute New York, NY

Local 45 IBEW: Journeyman/Chief Steward/Honorable Withdrawal


Ranked First in
San Diego, among top ten worldwide: CIA examination.

As a senior in High School was ranked #7 in the ACS Southern California competition and #1 in the corresponding AAPT competition.

Language:  Latin American Spanish.


Email me at: Jim Easton.



4364 Bonita Rd., No. 166
Bonita, California 91902-1421

 

Email: Jim Easton

 

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