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Manager, Senior Lead Accountant

Ohio Transmission Corporation

Cost Accounting, Financial Analysis, Accounting Operations, GL Management & Account Reconciliation


  • Oversight of the finance and accounting operations for Air Technologies.  Work on a daily basis with the corporate controller to ensure all objectives are being met from a financial standpoint.
  • Train and lead accounting group on all facets of the accounting cycle from cutoff tests to reconciliation to completing projects that can help create efficiencies.
  • Monitor department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.  Tasks need to be continually reviewed to ensure they are needed and useful, based on our changing business and accounting requirements.
  • Established a culture of teamwork and ownership as well as automating processes to improve accountability.
  • Review month-end and year-end schedules as required to close the accounting periods including reconciliation, analysis, and G/L management.


  • Project managed third party software packages for credit card processing and sales tax.  Worked with our IT department and software provider to ensure accurate and timely implementation, including testing and roll-out.
  • Segregated the accounting and finance operations between Air Technologies and OTP Industrial Solutions.
  • Built relationships with the operations team to solidify our financial reporting.  This included working closely during audits and communicating expectations from executive leadership.
  • Assisted IT in creating a data warehouse to store all bookings, billings, and general sales reporting for the company.
  • Created a training plan the accounting group.  This outlined clear guidelines for each position and allowed for growth, which continuing to maintain proper accounting controls.

Senior Accountant

Ohio Transmission Corporation

Financial Reporting, Acquisitions, Inventory Control, GL Management & Account Reconciliation


  • Direct all functions related to the production of the financial statements.  Provide leadership for two accountants, and oversee A/R, A/P and inventory functions.
  • Generate and analyze financial statements for 25 different facilities and 6 companies with total revenue in excess of $300 million, inventories of $20 million, receivables of $30 million, and payables of $10 million.
  • Variance analysis on revenue, expenses, assets and liabilities based on trends that have been established from historical financial reporting.  Including review against budgets and forecasts for accuracy based on changing parameters.  
  • Review payments and receipts to ensure proper revenue recognition is followed.  Prepayments are often collected and made and need to reviewed for proper financial reporting.
  • Complete consolidation of financial statements through review of on-going acquisitions.
  • Review economic trends and advise executive team on potential rises and fall of business moving forward.


  • Worked on management committee to increase GM% by .50% across the company.  Through review of processes and evaluation of procedures we were able to increase GM% by .65% over the course of 18 months.  
  • Managed preliminary due diligence for multiple acquisitions, creating pro-forma financials and additional costs analysis.  Follow up analysis would be performed after the acquisition is complete to gauge the ROI and accuracy of preliminary estimates.
  • Assisted in Financial Management of the sale of the company, creating successor / predecessor companies, including the establishment of two new companies during the transaction.  
  • Created new financial reporting package to account for 6 companies, and report all 25 facilities.  This included business segment reporting, trailing 12 months, various metrics, associate analysis, working capital, forecasting and full financial accounting reports.  Income statements were modified to included EBITDA adjustments and add-backs.  

Corporate Accountant

Ohio Transmission Corporation

Financial Analysis, Ad-hoc analysis, Budgeting, Sales Tax Filings, Fixed Assets & Operational Support


  • Managed over 5, 000 Capital Assets of $50 million at over 50 locations including company facilities and customer facilities.
  • Helped divisions and regional management with the review of financial statements.
  • Created annual budgets and worked with divisional management to meet goals for the year.
  • Executed internal and operational audits to ensure reporting accuracy of GAAP.
  • Assisted in the completion of sales, property and income tax returns for the corporation.
  • Created internal management reports to gauge the progress of internal indicators.


  • Created an audit program that documented, identified and tested key controls within the finance department to lay the groundwork for future audits.
  • Managed compressed air assets at our customerʼs facilities. Reviewed lease contracts, managed the startup costs and created warranty reserve fund by site. Reviewed warranty service completed during the life of the assets.

Supervisor, Accounting/Cash Control

Six Flags Worlds of Adventure / Geauga Lake

Manage cash operations, Recruitment/Training, Daily Reporting, and Park Budget


  • Managed cash operations; reconciling up to $1 million in revenue daily. Oversaw a team of 35 seasonal team members including supervisors, team leads, auditors and interns.
  • Extensive experience in hiring, managing and training a team. This included recruiting, retention, interviewing and developing associates.
  • Managed a diverse team teaching leadership, empowerment and strong teamwork skills including monitoring employee development.
  • Established a culture of teamwork and ownership as well as automating processes to improve accountability.
  • Assisted in the financial management of onsite hotel.
  • Responsible for accurate daily reporting of attendance and revenues.
  • Executed park audits to ensure accuracy and accountability for financial reporting.


  • Implemented standards and procedures that contributed to 50% reduction in labor costs.
  • Established team cohesion during first year while alleviating cultural differences.
  • Created daily reporting package to review park revenue, attendance, per-capitas and budget variances.
  • Worked on a committee to recruit, hire, and train over 1, 500 season team members each year.

Fund Accountant

Bisys Fund Services

Price Mutual Funds, Calculate NAV, Manage Transactions with Mutual Funds


  • Ensured accurate fund records through reconciliation and reporting.
  • Managed daily fund activity and transactions, distributed fund data to business partners.
  • Expense maintenance for several funds with weekly and monthly compliance checks.
  • Calculated daily market net asset value, processed shareholder transactions, and communicated cash position to the fund manager.


  • Encouraged an environment of strong team-work.
  • Met daily deadlines for pricing and reconciliation.

Accounting Assistant

Six Flags-Wyandot Lake!

Cash Control Oversight, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Daily Reporting


  • Oversaw financial operations, monitored staff performance and tracked project activities.
  • Handled all A/P, A/R and Payroll processing for the park.
  • Assisted with cash control management and improvements.


  • Managed financial operations in between transition of park controllers.
  • Worked with park management to review daily and weekly reporting including budget/forecast variances.


Review Course

MDS CPA Review


Franklin University