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Resume ID #: 20
Current Location: Santa Cruz CA
Position Desired: Either
Travel: Weekly
Relocate: No
Lawson Experience
Financials7.x, 8.x, 9.x
Lawson Certifications
Financials Suite, Version 9.x
Financials Suite, Version 8.x
Financials Suite, Version 7.x
Professional Services
Project and Activity Accounting, Version 8.x
Other Experience
Implementation / Upgrade Consulting
End User Training
Functional Production Support
Project Management
Functional Team Lead

Work History

Ignite Consulting, LLC 03/07 to 07/2008
Owner/Senior Lawson Functional
Mr. Silva most recently lead the rapid financial implementation of Lawson 9.0.3 for a new multinational/ multicurrency aircraft leasing organization live in less than 90 days from the Lawson server install – with complex interfaces, complex consolida
Superior Consultant CoInc 06/03 to 03/2003
PM/Senior Financials Consult
Mr. Silva brought multiple Lawson healthcare clients live while with Superior using versions from 7.2.4 to 8.0.3. He assisted three large faith-based multi-state/ multi-facility hospital/healthcare provider systems and several other healthcare orgs
St. Joseph Healthcare Sys 01/12 to 12/1998
Accounting Manager/PM Lawson
Responsible for managing a staff of three accountants and a large group of AR and AP clerks to produce financial statements for a Catholic Healthcare system in the southwest with three hospitals, a long term care facility, adult daycare, a foundation
Cornell Corrections 06/01 to 01/1997
Accounting Supervisor
Managed a small growing company’s AR, AP and PR clerks to produce monthly financials to the Controller. Managed accounting staff to produce monthly financials, budgets, grant reporting, etc. Automated the manual inmate / resident funds to Peachtree

Education and Professional Training

California State University, Sacramento 09/12 to 12/3893
Sacramento CA
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Accountancy, December 1993
Lawson 9.0 S3 Financial Implementation Certification 07/07 to 07/3908
Minneapolis MN
Lawson 9.0 S3 Financial Implementation Certification
Lawson 8.0 Financial Certification 04/04 to 04/1
Lawson 7.0 Financial Certification 07/07 to 07/3899

Lawson Experience Narrative

Mark Silva is a Lawson 9.0 certified financial implementation consultant - first certified 10 years ago with version 7.0, then 8.0 and most recently in 9.0. Mr. Silva has consulted exclusively in Lawson Financials and project management since 1997 with o

Non-Lawson Experience Narrative

Prior to working with Lawson Mr. Silva held various positions managing accounting departments. Prior to managing accounting departments Mr Silva worked in Banking, Real Estate and as an operations supervisor. Mr. Silva's work experience spans over 25 ye