Financial Services

Small Business Consulting

Contact BLACS

Bottom Line Accounting
& Consulting Services, LLC
P.O Box 201,
Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: 443.283.1735
Fax: 443.283.8046
Email: info@bottomlineacs.com

About Us

Curtis Whiteman, President, Bottom Line Accounting & Consulting Services (BLACS), has more than 18 years of successful managerial experience in finance, accounting, operations and customer service, having served as a part-time chief financial officer, operations manager and financial analyst. He has experience in a variety of industries, including retail, warehousing and distribution, health and fitness clubs, home improvement contracting, daycare operations, and landscaping. Curtis Whiteman also has a B.S. in accounting and a M.B.A.

Professional Experience

Performed financial analysis and reporting for a division operating 174 stores with sales of $3.4 billion annually. Responsibility included financial forecasting, business modeling, periodic closing process, and planning and budgeting.

Managed the operations & financial performance of a warehouse facility and lead a team of 5 supervisors and 160 union personnel with responsibility for financial performance including control of payroll and risk management issues. Reengineered work schedules; reduced labor costs by developing a system to accommodate other shipments; increasing new employee retention.

As a CFO to one of my clients, we achieved significant cost savings of over 27% in 3 years through process improvement.

Staff

The rest of the staff consists of part-time CPAs, an economist, computer and software professionals, mortgage professionals, financial analysts and a technical writer. Some have full-time jobs; one is a stay home mom with a M.B.A. and one works on a project basis.

At BLACS, this means that knowledgeable workers share jobs and projects. Our flexible scheduling program allows job sharing, telecommuting, compressed workweeks and flexibility in accomplishing the goals of your project.