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Herb Cohen

Controller
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Herb Cohen

Herb is a Controller with nearly two decades of experience spanning a variety of sectors, including: education, litigation support, and staffing. He is responsible for coordinating and reviewing the monthly close process as well as the generation of financial management reports. In addition, he is responsible for establishing and implementing internal control policies and procedures.

Prior to joining Accordion, Herb was the Director of Financial Reporting & Division Controller at Colibri Group and STC, where he created and produced various multi-subsidiary detailed financial reports, analysis, and executive summaries, as well as managed and produced the annual 3-year detailed budget for 8 separate business units. He also managed the accounting department at STC and formulated and implemented comprehensive collection plans – significantly reducing the company’s DSO.

Herb has been told that he has the “Heart of a Teacher” and takes the time to explain the reason behind any action or process as if it were a teaching moment.

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain

Something You Should Know

  • Whisky and craft beer enthusiast; wherever he travels, he samples the local area’s distilleries and breweries
  • Music enthusiast who has been to over 100 concerts (his most memorable being when he met Steven Tyler, Brian Johnson, Malcolm Young, and Angus Young – all in one night!)

Noteworthy

  • Has successfully managed multiple financial system transitions stemming from company mergers and acquisitions