Kenneth Kossin is vice president, controller, for Agilysys, Inc. Agilysys is a $1.4 billion distributor and premier reseller of enterprise computer technology solutions. In addition, the company provides customer-centric software applications and services focused on the retail and hospitality markets. He reports directly to Martin Ellis, executive vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer.
Mr. Kossin is responsible for the company’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, technical accounting compliance, Sarbanes Oxley documentation and compliance, internal and external financial reporting and the quarterly and annual auditing process. Mr. Kossin has also held the position of assistant controller for the company. He has been with Agilysys since April 2004.
Prior to joining Agilysys, Mr. Kossin was director, general accounting, at Roadway Express, Inc. a $3.0 billion long haul, less-than truckload carrier that provides freight services throughout North America. There he was responsible for all internal and external financial reporting, financial and operational analysis, assisting evaluation of strategic business decisions and developing subordinates. Mr. Kossin also previously held the corporate controller position at Lesco, Inc., a $500 million-plus manufacturer, distributor and retailer of professional turf products, sold primarily through company owned sales facilities.
Mr. Kossin is a Certified Public Accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Cleveland State University and an Executive MBA from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management. In addition, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.