Willie Rondale Littlejohn Accounting Manager
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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:
Team Leadership & Development
Financial Document Management
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
DAVID. N. MYERS COLLEGE Cleveland, OH
Institute of Certified Management Accountant, CMA Exam, 2019
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.