Charles N. Johnson


   (760) 868-2080   (760) 269-3150 FAX

 11433 Buttemer Road   Phelan, California 92371



A Professional Biography
Mr. Johnson is a financial and project manager with over twenty years' experience in design and implementation for both financial operations and systems management. He is a management leader who has proven to be a creative problem solver and team builder.
As a financial systems manager, Mr. Johnson has distinguished himself as an accomplished project manager. He has led projects involved in selecting and implementing general ledger systems. He is also experienced in financial system security and system administration. He has managed a diverse staff of financial and information services professionals in designing product and service costing systems, internal billing systems, and information services charging systems.
During his career, Mr. Johnson has proven to be an effective financial management professional. He has managed large professional accounting groups, developed efficient cash management and treasury functions, and established full accounting operations for several companies.
Mr. Johnson is an experienced educator who has created training and course materials to improve financial staff productivity. He conducts training classes for accounting and information services professionals. He conducts seminars on financial principles, practices and management for information services. He served as Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance for the University of Redlands developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate accounting and finance courses. He is the recipient of the Whitehead College Excellence in Teaching award. He serves as Adjunct Faculty for the University of Redlands School of Business.
Mr. Johnson has earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from San Diego State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from California Lutheran University. He gives presentations and seminars for the Information Technology Financial Management Association (ITFMA).
Today, Mr. Johnson is a principal in the financial management consulting firm CNJohnson & Associates, Inc., dedicated to helping businesses achieve and exceed their financial goals.

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Professional Resume
A financial and project manager with over twenty-five years experience in design and implementation for both financial operations and systems management. He is a team leader who has proven to be a creative problem solver and team builder.
Systems Management
  • Project manager for the general ledger implementation with a staff of operations officers, accountants, technical writers, and programmer analysts.
  • As project manager, directed the implementation of the data center financial management and billing system. This was a reinstallation of the chargeback system.
  • Managed a team, which developed automated product costing and transfer billing systems. This project went beyond chargeback into full product/service costing.
  • Team coordinator for the selection and implementation of a new general ledger and report writing system.
  • Developed custom financial and management reports utilizing the general ledger reporting system.
Financial Management
  • Established a full accounting function (general ledger, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and cash receipts) for six new companies.
  • Managed a professional staff of 23 and $5 million budget with responsibility for general accounting and accounts receivable factoring general ledgers.
  • Created a cost analysis group to develop information services billing rates and operational product costs. This was the financial side of the chargeback system.
  • Implemented an automated cash management system utilizing concentration accounts, zero-balance accounts, electronic wires, and depository transfers.
  • Invested surplus funds of $10 million in commercial paper and repurchase agreements.
  • Coordinated cost/performance industry surveys to identify cost reduction opportunities.
Training and Development
  • University Adjunct Professor and Visiting Assistant Professor, lead faculty in finance for BS and MBA programs. I currently teach managerial accounting and finance courses.
  • Conduct custom financial seminars on information services principles and practices. I have been teaching seminars on chargeback since 1982.
  • Conference & seminar speaker on chargeback related topics for Information Technology Financial Management Association (ITFMA).
  • Taught training classes for financial analysts, accountants, and programmer analysts.
  • Developed training materials and classes to improve the productivity of financial staff in the use of financial systems.

Professional Experience
CNJohnson & Associates, Inc.
A Financial & Systems Consulting Firm

Virginia Information Technologies Agency
Northwest Region Data Center
Guardian Life
Commerce Bancshares

MassMutual Insurance
Ahold Information Services
AIG (American General Life Insurance)
Allegiance Healthcare (Baxter)

Union Pacific Railroad
First Security Information Technology

Costa Mesa, CA
Richmond, VA
Tallahassee, FL
New York, NY
Kansas City, MO
Springfield, MA
Eden Praire, MN
Braintree, MA
Houston, TX
McGaw Park, IL
Omaha, NE
Salt Lake City, UT
Professional Experience

Regional Academic Coordinator - University of Redlands
Visiting Assistant Professor, Finance Lead Faculty - University of Redlands 
VP, Financial Systems Liaison - Security Pacific Automation Co., Inc
VP, Controller, Finance and Cost - Security Pacific National Bank
AVP, Project Leader - Sanwa Bank
Accounting Manager - Retail Consumer Services, Inc.
Financial Analysis and Accounting Manager - First Interstate Services, Inc.      

Redlands, CA
Redlands, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Marina Del Rey, CA
Los Angeles, CA
  • Master of Business Administration, California Lutheran University
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Management, San Diego State University
Professional / Activities
  • Phelan Pinon Hills Community Services District, Director
  • American Youth Soccer Association (31 years of service), Area Director (10D), 1992 &1997
    Referee of the Year, National Referee, Coach, Referee, and Management Instructor
  • IT Financial Management Association, Member & Conference Speaker, Recognized for a
    Decade of Service
  • Blessed Junipero Serra/Our Lady of the Snows Finance Council, Chair
  • Diocese of San Bernardino Finance Council
  • Tri-Community Kiwanis Club, Past-President, Past-Treasurer, Kiwanian of the Year,
    Outstanding Service Award (2002)
  • Phelan Muncipal Advisory Council, Chairman & Board Member
  • Phelan Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer & Outstanding Citizen Award, 1994
  • University of Redlands, Whitehead Center, Excellence in Teaching award 1992-93


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CNJohnson & Associates, Inc.
11433 Buttemer Road
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(760) 868-2080
(760) 269-3150 FAX