We realize the importance of meeting the challenge of today’s complex financial marketplace and keeping abreast of changing tax laws. For this reason, our firm has placed itself on the cutting edge of the information superhighway. Our computer programs and Internet service allow fingertip access to the most recent I.R.S. regulations and information, quick reference to research materials and a multitude of technical planning tools. We also have state-of-the-art tax return and financial statement software packages to enhance accuracy and to ensure that all possible tax deduction avenues are addressed.
We offer professional services for personal and business taxation; certified audits, reviewed and compiled financial statements; personal and business financial planning; business valuations and business plans; cash flow and financial forecasts; litigation support; management advisory services; estate planning and much more.
You can count on our professionals to bring creative thinking, progressive methods and over a century of experience to the customized design of expandable accounting and business management systems; review of your internal reporting systems and controls; preparation of business and personal tax returns; and design and/or preparation of management and operational budgets and reports.
Each professional at our Firm knows the importance of service to the client. This service is performed on a timely basis in a personal manner in order to help our clients reach their financial goals and maintain our dedication to serving your financial needs. We are large enough to offer a diversity of financial services, yet small enough to implement those services in a personalized manner.
Recent surveys have concluded that CPA's are the most trusted financial advisors. Such trust is held in the highest regard by our professionals, as we strive each day to fulfill such expectations.
It is our goal to provide high quality services and to react promptly to our clients' needs, while still providing a reasonable fee relative to the services performed.
For more information on how we can begin to provide you with useful, practical knowledge through quality service, please call our office at (440) 331-3933 to set up a no-charge initial consultation with one of our qualified staff members.
Professional memberships held by the Firm or professional staff include the Personal Financial and Tax Divisions of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Westside Caucus of CPA’s, The Financial Planning Association, and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.
Accounting backgrounds of our staff range from working for one of the largest CPA firms in the world, to practicing accounting for a small manufacturing firm. Taxation experience includes Internal Revenue Service approval of qualified pension plans and nonprofit organizations, audit, support for federal, state and local business and individual tax returns and numerous international and estate tax engagements.
Mark Rowland is the President of Rowland Connelly Joyce & Associates Inc. and a graduate of Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. Mark obtained his Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting in 1970. After working as a Supervisor Accountant for a major accounting firm, he accepted a position as Controller of a hardware distributing company. Then, in 1976, Mark co-founded the Firm, Bernardi, Rowland & Company, Certified Public Accountants. After 10 years in this association, Mark opened his own firm, Rowland & Associates, in 1986. The Firm was renamed Rowland Connelly & Associates Inc. in 1996. In 2006 the firm was renamed Rowland Connelly Joyce & Associates. Mark is member of the tax division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA).
Margaret S. Connelly is Vice President and a Director in our Firm. Margaret joined the Firm in July 1986. She graduated , Magna Cum Laude, from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1982, with a Bachelor of Administration Degree in Accounting. Margaret is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Margaret is a member of the tax division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), the Financial Planning Association and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.
James Joyce is a Director at our Firm, joining our team in September 1986. He graduated from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1988, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. Jim is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the tax division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), and the Cleveland Home Builders Association.
Wendy Joyce is a senior accountant at our Firm. She graduated from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Marketing, and joined the Firm in August 1999. Wendy is a Certified Public Accountant and has experience with a regional CPA Firm and in industry. Wendy is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA).
Firm Administrator, Lauri Wellman, and Administrative Assistant, Tara Thomas, provide administrative support to our Firm. Lauri began with the company in October 1989, while Tara joined us in November 1998.
The clients of Rowland Connelly Joyce & Associates Inc. range from an individual working as a llama breeder to a corporation with holdings in the millions.
As diverse as our client listing, so too are our fields of accounting expertise. We sustain approximately 90%-95% of our individual clients from one year to the next. And the rate at which we sustain business clients is even greater. There are possibly many reasons for this client stability; location of our firm, competitive fees, friendly office atmosphere, low staff turnover and career-oriented professionals, etc. We believe that the main reason clients keep coming back to us year after year is quality of service. We strive for perfection on every occasion, with every client. Our vast in-office resources allow us to have answers to most every tax question at our fingertips.
As an investor, contractor, developer, broker or real estate agent, your competitive advantage is heavily weighted by access to quality information to enable you to recognize important new trends, anticipate their effect on your business, and respond quickly and prudently.
We offer cash flow projections, tax planning and risk analysis, accounting/audit/tax preparation services, and recommendations for financing alternatives. We will also review your loan documentation and structure, partnership agreements, syndication offerings and other investment documents.
In dealing with the complexities, risks and vast potential in the fields of construction and real estate, your success is vitally linked to timing, reliable information, flexible business strategies and effective asset management. Let RCJ help you to convert power into profits.