Senior Principal Consultant
Financial Accounting & Analysis, GAP Analysis, Training, Project Management
Corby Olson, Senior Principal Consultant with Impact 21, and financial consultant extraordinaire, prides herself on truly listening to her clients. Corby’s knowledge and talents in financial accounting and reconciliations provide retailers the ability to leverage technologies that support their entire business enterprise. She taps into her financial expertise to help clients integrate varying general ledger systems with common convenience retailing back-office solutions. She works diligently to understand the root cause of issues while keeping an eye on the big picture to lead clients forward. Corby enjoys working with customers to help them find the right technology solution for their business challenges, guiding them to take full accountability of their system and processes.
Corby’s background with PDI, gives her the expertise to help customers migrate to new Enterprise accounting systems and guide them through setup, training, testing, and certification of the software. She also works with, and provides training for, Enterprise Daily Reporting and Inventory modules.
Corby’s knowledge and expertise in financial accounting and reconciliations have provided many Impact 21 clients with the ability to leverage technology that supports the entire business enterprise. She has also integrated different general ledger systems with common convenience retailing back-office solutions. Corby enjoys working with customers to help them find the right technology solution for business challenges, guiding the customer to take full accountability of their system and processes.
With 33 years in the petroleum convenience industry, most of her career been focused on streamlining accounting procedures within the financial accounting arena. She has implemented numerous systems with continued process improvements to gain efficiencies. Prior to joining Impact 21, Corby spent eight years with PDI in a consulting capability, most recently as a Consulting Manager. Her project management work at PDI ranged from process improvements to full system implementations. She was instrumental in numerous accounting system migrations, including SAP Retail. She conducted training classes during annual PDI Users conferences. Corby was recognized for delivery of outstanding service to internal and external customers, for her strength as a technical liaison, and for effectively providing information and discussing financial and technical issues with audiences of various knowledge levels.
Prior to PDI, Corby was a Senior Consultant with Accenture and supported 850 company operated retail locations for BP on an outsourced basis. She was one of two BP/Amoco employees selected for transition to Accenture upon outsourcing of its retail accounting functions. She provided expertise on accounting issues and technical questions and managed up to 50 company staff on specific projects. She also served as the liaison between IT staff and retail site accounting teams for technical projects and issues related to PDI and JD Edwards-based BP system.
Corby grew up along the foothills of the Wasatch mountains of Utah. With a whole lot of ambition and drive, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix while working and raising her two children. She also gave back to her community, acting as President of the Sandy, Utah Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business. Corby now takes pleasure in exploring her hometown, Houston, TX, cheering on the Astros with her husband, and sewing for her granddaughters.
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