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Accounting Manager

Columbia Township, Ohio, United States
June 06, 2019

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Willie Rondale Littlejohn Accounting Manager 440-***-**** Strongsville, OH 44149

Dynamic and detail-oriented Accounting and Financial Professional with over 25 years of progressive experience in financial analysis, financial management, developing and training teams, and ensuring organizational efficiency. Possess a keen proficiency in financial statement reporting, reconciliations, and compliance and audit procedures. Recognized as a self-directed professional with excellent problem solving, analytical, and communication skills. Highly organized with a proven ability to thrive under pressure whilst effectively prioritizing numerous complicated tasks.

Areas of Expertise include:

Financial Analysis

Team Leadership & Development

Financial Document Management

Process Implementation

Internal Auditing

External Collaboration

Internal Consulting

QuickBooks Expert

Tax Preparation

Professional Experience

Gross Residential North Royalton, OH 2018-Present

A leader in the development, construction, and management of single family and multi-family housing communities.

Senior Construction Accountant

Effectively execute financial statements for various entities. Routinely communicate with Project Managers on a variety of job related topics including insurance and contract agreements. Continually ensure proper compliance with accounting procedures, including reviewing and analyzing job cost estimates and reports, monthly.

Key Accomplishments:

Provide positive oversight and leadership to a team of direct reports.

LGM Auto Finance Independence, OH 2018-2018

Providing support to those with credit challenges by offering automobile financing and reestablish credit

Assistant Controller

Directly support the CFO by managing audits of company assets and liabilities, and supporting accounting processes including maintaining accounting policies and functions. Prepare monthly financial statements, general ledger accounting functions, and reconciliations of four dealerships, five real estate companies, and one management company, Create monthly and year-to-be budget reports through effective analysis of weekly and monthly accounts, general ledgers, balance sheets, and income statements, to highlight projections revenues and expenses against figures.

Key Accomplishments:

Currently charged with redeveloping the complete operating procedures for the accounting staff.

Played a key role in the development of a reliable cash flow projection process and new reporting mechanism.

Sunnyside Automotive Middleburg Heights, OH 2001-2017

The leading automotive dealer for OH, with dealerships offering Audi, Chevrolet, Honda, Mitsubishi, Toyota, and Hyundai.

Assistant Controller

Provided support to the CFO in maintaining and auditing company assets, liabilities. Directed accounting activities including maintaining accounting principals, practices, policies, and functions. Completed monthly financial statements, general ledger accounting functions, and reconciliations for three dealerships, one wholesale division, eight real estate companies, and one management company. Created a detailed monthly and quarterly financial composite report for the CFO and Owner, and managed the accounting of all fixed assets, and the balance of inter-companies with 25 companies. Provided direction, training, and mentorship to seven employees in numerous departments.

Key Accomplishments:

Ensured available cash resources for daily operations by executing stable cash flow management policies.

Provided key support to managers, offering financial consultation for the planning of initiatives, additionally provided financial statement analyses, and recommendations.

Initiated a cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that included minimum cash thresholds.

Recommended, and ultimately executed a new payroll system that modified all future payroll procedures.

North Coast Auto Credit / Sunnyside Automotive Middleburg Heights, OH 1998-2001

Regional dealer offering in-house financing programs and auto loans for the Ohio area.

Accounting Manager

Monitored and analyzed accounting data and produced monthly financial statements for two financial companies utilizing numerous accounting programs for the dealership. Established and enforced proper accounting policies and principles.

Key Accomplishments:

Conducted analysis on three general ledgers and composed policies that were utilized in the collection department.

Additional Professional Experience

Economy Realty Services, Beachwood, OH, Hotel Operations Controller 1994-1998

American Greetings, Brooklyn OH, Staff Accountant 1992-1994

Education & Training

Bachelor of Science, Accounting


Institute of Certified Management Accountant, CMA Exam, 2019

Community Leadership

Serve as Elder and Treasurer at Oak River Church and assist with monthly financial statements, accounts payable decisions, along with counting and logging weekly offerings. Present quarterly and yearly financial statements to the Elder Board as well as yearly budget and financial statements to the congregation.

Sit on Board of Directors with Cornerstone of Hope and serve on finance team. Meet quarterly to review financial statements, discuss the budget and assist in planning costs for future fundraising events.

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