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Sales Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45245, United States
May 18, 2018

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Operational accounting and finance professional with demonstrated mentoring and management experience. CORE COMPETENCIES

Job Costing • Operations Management • Strategic Business Planning

Financial Management • Budgeting • Mentoring and Training PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

LENNAR HOMES, INC. (Formerly CalAtlantic Homes, Inc.) – Orlando, FL 11/2015 – 4/2018 Vice President Finance

Produce financial plan/budget for this large division of a publicly traded homebuilder.

Division manufactures 1,100 homes per year, $400 million revenue, $400 million in assets.

Lead and direct a team of six: two financial analysts to ensure financial control over the operations and four coordinators that review and process contracts, change orders and closings.

Produce job cost standards for construction materials and land development costs for 50 active projects.

Improved operational processes for document flow to create faster processing time and provide better access to contract documents quickly and across several departments. Saved 20 hours per week or 10%.

Continually updating processes and workflow as a result of nearly doubling in volume in two years. WESTERN & SOUTHERN FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. (IFS) – Cincinnati, OH 11/2009 – 11/2015 Vice President, Controller

Manage and direct a team of 20 associates in shared service environment, including 5 CPAs.

Financial reporting, treasury operations, accounts payable and commission processing for multiple related non-life insurance wholesaling entities.

Subisidiaries account for over $40 billion in assets and represents over half of W&SFG sales.

Prepare and present senior management with monthly variance analysis and ad hoc financial reporting.

Prepare regulatory filings for SEC and FINRA as well as coordinated financial audits with outside firm.

Developed and led coordinated wholesaler commission process and commission software selection.

Led transition to new accounting software and conversion which reduced headcount by 20%. THE RYLAND GROUP, INC. – Cincinnati, OH 7/2007 – 3/2009 Vice President, Division Manager

Operations management of $80 million revenue division with $35 million in assets. Includes product offering, pricing, promotions, production and warranty services.

Led sales and marketing efforts as well as managed office staff and HR.

Reported directly to the Region President of this publicly traded builder. THE RYLAND GROUP, INC. – Cincinnati, OH 5/2000 – 7/2007 Assistant Vice President, Controller

Control all financial activity of $80 million Cincinnati area national homebuilder.

Prepared annual and quarterly profit plans. Created and managed land development budgets.

Managed home and community pricing, oversight of all spending, authorized all market promotions and approved all sales contracts.

Division level contact for Human Resources and IT.

Maintained cost containment and control during five years of 15% annual sales growth.

Hired, trained and managed staff of 5 long term employees. Mentored management trainee.

Led acquisition of Kentucky homebuilder to enhance Northern Kentucky expansion. ZARING NATIONAL CORP. – Cincinnati, OH 3/1999 – 5/2000 Assistant Controller / Financial Analyst

Performed analysis of financial statements, reporting to Controller for $200 million, publicly traded entity.

Managed staff of seven accountants. Coordinated tax compliance and managed monthly acct reconciliations.

Upgraded and managed budgeting for Corporate and six operating divisions. Reduced rollup time by 50%. BLUE CHIP PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE, INC. – Cincinnati, OH 2/1996 – 3/1999 Controller

Hands on completion all accounting, job costing, and financial planning for this $6 million commercial paving, concrete and development company and its smaller sister corporation and tax return preparation.

Created job cost system including cost builds, labor rates and equipment costing for all jobs.

Negotiated increased bank credit line from $100,000 to $1 million over 2 year period. THOMAS P. CURRAN, CPA – Loveland, OH 6/1994 – 2/1996 Owner Operator

Provided full accounting, Controller and tax services to individuals and small businesses. WINEGARDNER & HAMMONS, INC. – Blue Ash, OH 11/1992-6/1994 Finance Supervisor

Supervised 3 Analysts. Prepared and reviewed budgets for 60 managed hotels. J. D. CLOUD & COMPANY, CPA’s – Cincinnati, OH 11/1985 – 11/1992 Public Accounting Manager

Planned and supervised client audits and prepared all corporate and individual taxes. EDUCATION:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY Concentration - Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH Majors - Accounting and Finance

Other – Attended Center for Creative Leadership, Experience with J.D. Edwards, Excel, Word and Windows. FINRA Series 27 License. Active CPA license (Ohio).

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