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Manager Accounting

Duluth, Georgia, United States
April 25, 2018

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Jonathan Smith Duluth, GA • 706-***-****


4+ years of experience in corporate positions, including team and leadership roles, cost/budget analysis and customer-focused strategies. Expertise in strengthening internal controls to improve forecasting, financial reporting, cost accounting, and overall performance of multimillion-dollar operations. Effectively use an empowering, participatory management style that encourages accountability, teamwork, continuous improvement, and results.

Performance Highlights

• Consistently recognized as a top 3 performer.

• Repeatedly acknowledged for being highly motivational, focused and dedicated.

• Increased awareness of policies and procedures, cutting costs and increasing productivity.

• Recognized as an expert in my field and sought out by my peers as a problem-solving resource.


Sports & Imports Automotive Group Current


Established internal controls, transitioned accounting system/records department from hardcopy to digital, improved AP processing time by 50%, oversaw integration of multiple systems with accounting thereby improving the speed, accuracy and completeness of reporting by orders of magnitude.

Pappas, Atlanta, GA 2012 to 2016

Senior Manager

Performed operational internal audits, tracked and controlled expenses, performed variance analysis and identified areas for improvement, performed labor job costing, personally increased productivity and decreased costs.

• Consistently lowered costs of already stream-lined processes by significant margins

• Quickly earned multiple promotions due to my unmatched work ethic, expertise and superior performance.

The Real Handyman, Demorest, GA 2008 to 2012


Handled logistics, scheduling, assignments, quality control, marketing, full cycle bookkeeping/accounting.


Western Governors University, Salt Lake, UT 2017

B.S., Accounting

The curriculum focused on developing real world skills in accounting, finance, auditing, taxation, core business management and more.

Additional Skills

• Budget/Forecast Variances, Cash Management, Data Entry/Receipts/Invoices/Purchases, Inventory Control, Operations and Financial Analysis

• Customer Relations, Effective Coaching,

• Proprietary Enterprise Management Software, QuickBooks, Access, Excel (including proficiency with Pivot Tables and vlookup), Word


Project+, CompTIA. Certified by nationally recognized industry leader as a qualified Project Manager.

QuickBooks Certified, Intuit

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