• Served as team leader to implement Peoplesoft Project Management for a nationally-known, U.S. public utility.  Directed the project mapping from their legacy system and provided quality assurance for its conversion integrity.  Mapped the charts of account for ten newly-acquired subsidiaries from J.E. Edwards to Peoplesoft..

  • Mapped over 100,000 transactions to assist a Toronto engineering firm convert its legacy accounting system to Solomon.

  • Designed and tested system enhancements for a $4 billion client to calculate and journalize direct labour allocations from timesheets and cost of sales accruals based on purchase order percentage of completion, and import expense claims from non-integrated systems.

  • Created Visual Basic modules to export and re-format a communications firm's Great Plains data into a series of Excel, due diligence reports.  Re-tooled the firm's controllership reporting methods and trained staff to reduce financial statement delivery times.

  • Assisted a Mississauga equipment rental company with its implementation of Great Plains.

  • Assisted a local, high-tech enterprise in exporting its accounting data from Platinum to QuickBooks Pro.  Provided staff training and direction to reconstruct twenty months of data and produce consolidated financial statements.

  • Calculated the foreign currency translation of 32 quarters of financial statements for a publicly-traded, consolidated group of companies engaged in diamond exploration in Botswana.

  • Trained the staff of a TSE-listed medical software company to prepare financial account analyses in support of the annual audit.

  • Edited an arbitration factum to help a client win a $750,000 settlement.

  • Reconstructed seven years of accounting records for preparation of a voluntary disclosure to Canada Revenue Agency

  • Currently serve as the out-sourced controller for various organizations.

A twenty-member consulting firm providing information-management services to over 100 Ontario law firms, corporate legal departments and government ministries.



55 Park Street East # 1203

Mississauga, Ontario L5G 1L9

Phone: (905) 891-3311  Email: swhite@busparadigms.com

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Maryland 1980
  • B.S. Accounting, University of Maryland 1977
  • B.S. Secondary Education / Psychology, Frostburg State University 1970

Vice President - THE LAW SERVICE BUREAU LTD., Toronto, Ontario 1986-1994

An innovative Accounting and Systems Specialist who combines backgrounds in psychology, secondary education, and computer systems to improve the efficiency and reporting capabilities of the controllership function.

A multi-million dollar, environmental, high-tech, energy conservation company listed by the Financial Post as one of "Canada's Fifty Best-Managed Private Companies" and by Profit Magazine as Canada's 18th Fastest Growing Company.

  • Controller - Beasley, Olle, & Downs, P.A., Miami, Florida
  • Assistant Controller - Classic Motor Carriages, Inc., Miami, Florida
  • Staff Accountant - James K. Stitcher Company, Lanham, Maryland
  • Controller - Fairfield Construction Company, Inc., Rockville, Maryland
  • Vice-President - Accent Publishing Company, Inc., Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Manager - Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Chief Accountant - TESCOR ENERGY SERVICES INC., North York, Ontario 1994-1998


President - BUSINESS PARADIGMS, INC., Mississauga, Ontario 1994-Present


R. Scott White

  • Provided interim controllership services to a client law firm with a special emphasis on management reporting and staff training.  Automated the time and billing system to eliminate duplicative typing of invoices, thus reducing the invoicing cycle by twenty days.  Doubled the firm's revenue in one year with no increase in the number of staff.  Introduced cash management, budgeting, monthly financial statement, break-even and lawyer time-accountability analyses.  Reduced unbilled work-in-process from eight to two months.  Helped to negotiate a $2 million line of credit.
  • Wrote software to streamline lawyers' production of Affidavits of Documents for court trials.
  • Wrote "Adopt a Work of Art" software to administer the launch of a new wing for the Art Gallery of Ontario.
  • Designed and wrote library cataloguing, space-planning and cost evaluation programs as a new service line that tripled revenues over three years.
  • Wrote customized time, billing, and staff scheduling software to improve client services, increase staff billable time and accelerate the monthly invoicing cycle.
  • Collaborated in the development of "CaseMate", a legal document indexing system.
  • Re-staffed and trained a six-member accounting department to support the company's rapid transition from a fee for service business to energy performance contracting.

  • Restructured the accounting software to improve account allocation accuracy on a system with over 1,000 accounts, 38 departments, and over 2,000 projects.

  • Worked with the CIO to redesign the accounting and project management software to increase the scope and accuracy of financial reporting.

  • Developed and managed beta testing procedures for software enhancements to ensure data integrity and reporting accuracy.

  • Managed the conversion of the newly-acquired Vancouver and Montreal affiliates' accounting and project management systems.  Trained their controllers on the new system.

  • Created a computerized system to allow staff to submit expense claims online from satellite offices across the country, reducing the average reimbursement time from two months to two hours.

  • Created an online purchase order requisition system to generate purchase orders in two days instead of two weeks.

  • Wrote payroll software to automatically post payrolls to employee files, prepare journal entries, compute vacation and sick pay accruals, and prepare T4's, reducing the annual labour cost by approximately $20,000.

  • Designed cash planning models to electronically report daily cash activity and circulate aged collections lists by client or by project manager.

  • Developed financial account analysis templates to reduce the annual audit field work from two months to two weeks.