Steven C. Roth



Skills and Experience

·    Investment Portfolio

·    SEC Exams

·    Regulatory Compliance

·    10-K, 10-Q and Proxy filings

·    Financial Analysis

·    Accounting Policies

·    Internal Controls

·    Planning & Budgeting

·    Liquidity Management

·    Capital Planning

·    Investor Relations

·    Manage 3rd Party Vendor Relationships (audit, tax, administrator, bank, custodian, legal)

·    Project Management


Industry Lines

·     Financial Services

·     Distribution/warehouse

·     Internet/Tech

·     Public Accounting

·     Consumer Finance

·     Title Insurance


Computer Applications

·    MS Excel

·    MS Word

·    Advent (Axys/Moxy)

·    JD Edwards

·    Quickbooks

·    Peachtree

·    MAS90/MAS200


·    Workiva

·    Certent



·    B.S. Financial Management, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

·    Certified Public Accountant (active). License #77114



·    California Society of Public Accountants (1997-present)

·    Santa Barbara High School Computer Science Academy Foundation - Treasurer (2016-present)

·    Santa Barbara Lacrosse Association – Treasurer (2014 – present)


Principal Areas of Practice

Skilled in all aspects of financial reporting, day-to-day accounting functions and operations, investor and 3rd party relations, as well as managing IT and Human Relations. Experienced in developing, documenting and implementing internal control and compliance policies and procedures, and navigating SEC audits.

Functional Area of Expertise and/or Major Projects 

Financial Planning and Analysis

·         Manage and prepare investor, management and board reporting at corporate and fund levels.

·         Develop and maintain cash projections and budgets.

·         Responsible for compilation of financial information from ten direct subsidiaries, each made up of more than 100 counties.

Accounting Policies and Procedures

·         Successfully worked to streamline month-, quarter- and year-end closing times while improving accuracy and reducing costs.

·         Develop, implement and maintain accounting and internal control policies and procedures.

·         Analyzed and documented business processes, providing clients and management with solutions and viable implementation plans.

Regulatory Compliance

·         Developed, implemented and maintained Firm’s Compliance Manual and checklists.

·         Led compliance program at the firm, covering multiple offices.

·         Coordinated responses for two SEC exams.

·         10-K, 10-Q and Proxy filings

Accomplishments of Most Recent Career Positions

Pacificor, LLC

·         Responsible for overall financial reporting, daily operations and investor relations.

·         Establish and maintain 3rd party relationships (auditors, tax, administrator, bank, custodian, legal) and reporting to a board of directors.

·         Responsible for cash flow projections and budgeting.

·         Manage IT and HR functions.

Deckers Outdoor Corporation

·         Annual audit

·         10-K, 10-Q and Proxy filings

Shorty’s, Inc.

·         Oversaw all accounting and financing activities (general ledger, financial statement preparation, cash & asset management, and cost accounting, as well as managed IT and HR.

·         Worked closely with VP Operations, VP Sales, VP Marketing, particularly in CEO’s absence.

·         Streamlined the credit approval process for new vendors while decreasing bad debt and time spent on collections.

·         Establish and implement internal control procedures for all accounting areas.

TrueLink, Inc.

·         Reorganized the accounting and financial reporting processes, increasing efficiency and decreasing the time needed to prepare monthly reports (went from 20+ business days to five).

·         Developed, controlled and updated the monthly, quarterly and annual budgets.

·         Developed and documented accounting policies and procedures for the Company accounting manual

·         Managed HR.

Relevant Work History

Company                                                     Title                                                 Dates from - to

Pacificor, LLC                                                       CFO/COO/CCO                                     2004 – present

Deckers Outdoor Corporation                          Consultant (SEC Reporting)               2017 (April) – present

Shorty’s, Inc.                                                        Vice President, Finance                      2002 – 2004

TrueLink, Inc.                                                       Corporate Controller                          2000 – 2002

Fidelity National Title Insurance                      Accounting Manager                          1999 2000

McGowan Guntermann, CPAs                          Senior Accountant                              1996 – 1999

Norwest Financial                                               Assistant Branch Manager                 1993 – 1996