Aisha Johnson

Director, Accounting

Industry Start: 2000

Focus Start: 2017

As Director, Accounting

Aisha restructured the accounting department to include a diverse team of accounting professionals which resulted in a decrease in turnover. She also refined the construction draw process to include industry standard forms, processes, and procedures.

  • Develop financial strategy and ensure successful implementation and execution of the Company’s business plan.
  • Direct the fiscal functions of the company.
  • Oversee treasury, accounting, budget, tax, and audit activities.
  • Maximize return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.
  • Analyze project profitability, returns, and equity requirements.
  • Construct and monitor reliable internal control to safeguard the financial assets of the organization.
  • Ensure that reported results of the company comply with generally accepted accounting principles or other reporting standards.

Industry Expertise

  • Cost benefit analysis and forecasting.
  • Coordinating and preparing financial statements, statement planning, and budget management/analysis
  • IRS sections and regulations
  • Management of large accounting teams
  • Public and private firm accounting
  • Real estate development and construction accounting

Prior Experience

  • Higgins Development Partners, Controller
  • UJAMAA Construction, Controller
  • Ringold Financial Management, Senior Consultant

Education + Certifications

  • Bachelor’s in accounting, Eastern Illinois University
  • Licensed certified public accountant
  • Notary public

Community

  • Professional Women in Construction Chicago Chapter, Founding Member + Treasurer
  • Journey to the Cross + Journey to the Cross Outreach Ministries, Financial Secretary
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