Kim Martin

Senior Consultant

Proficiencies

  • Fractional CFO
  • Financial analysis and modeling
  • Quickbooks Expert
  • Business and product acquisitions
  • Strategic planning

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, University of Illinois
  • Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor – Gold level
  • Member: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants(AICPA) and Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)

What Clients Value Most

Kim Martin offers clients a wealth of financial and strategic planning capabilities. As a fractional CFO, she provides high-order accounting and financial analysis to clients who do not require a full-time, senior financial employee. Areas of strength include acquisition strategies and negotiation, financing and capital procurement, compensation plan design, budgeting process enhancement, financial forecasting and financial modeling for prospective purchases. In addition, Kim is a Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor and assists many clients in improving their business management through the efficient and effective use of Quickbooks software. She offers a complete range of Quickbooks consulting, set-up, training and ongoing support to meet the needs of her clients’ businesses. Likewise, she is skilled in developing financial reporting packages for executives.

Martin has directed more than 60 strategic planning efforts for companies in construction, banking, manufacturing and real estate development as well as professional service firms and non-profit entities. Analytical skills honed over a career exceeding 25 years help clients gain a deeper understanding of their current and projected financial condition and constructively apply those insights to their strategic planning.

Getting Results for Clients

  • Authored an acquisition strategy and spearheaded negotiations resulting in two acquisitions that boosted client revenues by more than 15%.
  • Implemented a new accounting system for a multi-million dollar manufacturing company, as well as a start-up medical device company.
  • Was instrumental in negotiating and restructuring the corporate debt of a troubled company, allowing the client to avoid bankruptcy and reorganize for growth.
  • Overhauled the financial reporting system of a multimillion dollar company, providing executives with new analytical frameworks on which to base growth-minded decisions.
  • Revamped the budgeting procedure of a multi-department nonprofit, improving its ability to track and monitor community service programs and impact.

Prior to CSI

  • Auditor and regional manager for Arthur Andersen & Co. for six years.
  • Controller for Bock Pharmacal for five years, during which Bock grew from annual revenues of $50 million to more than $100 million.

In The Community

Martin has volunteered at Ronald McDonald House Charities and St. Louis Crisis Nursery. She was also a director for the Employment Connection, a non-profit that provides resources to help others attain self-sufficiency through stable employment. She previously served on the finance committee for SouthSide Early Childhood Center, a non-profit agency supporting disadvantaged working families.