Objective Seeking a full time position that will offer growth and advancement that will utilize my education and experience in the accounting profession.
Responsible for supporting the Association's financial reporting processes through data analysis, account reconciliation and internal and external reporting functions. Provided support to nationwide divisions by responding to specific inquiries and analyzing financial trends. Prepared schedules required for annual financial audit, Internal Revenue Service IRS Form 990 filing and other required external reports. Assisted in the nationwide budget process through trend analysis and response to inquiries. Ensured that the Association is in compliance with applicable federal/state/local regulations by preparing tax compliance charitable registration and annual financial report documents and other required external reports and filings.
Responsible for assisting in planning, completing, and coordinating internal control assessments and audits in accordance Government Auditing Standards. Performed performance audits relating to management internal controls, including information systems, procurement of goods, acquisition and contracting, and business operations, in order to detect fraud, waste, and abuse. Prepared audit objectives and audit programs, and coordinated with the Audit Director to determine projected audit timeline. As an Auditor in Charge, conducted entrance and exit conferences with auditees. Conducted walkthrough meetings with key personnel, lead audit status meetings, and properly documented work performed in electronic work papers for review by management. Developed transmittal memorandums and audit reports by documenting deficiencies and explaining recommendations for improvement.
Assisted with conducting an assessment of the effectiveness of internal control over the effectiveness and efficiency of operations and compliance with applicable laws and regulations in accordance with Office of Management and Budget OMB Circular A-123 including acquisition and contracting, and business operations. Assisted in audits involving Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual FISCAM for Information Technology IT general and application controls testing in support of Financial Statement Audits. Responsible for identifying key controls to ensure that system/application processing controls are in place to reduce the risk of incidents and problem management that will impact the client's financial statements. Assisted in the planning and execution of the audit including attending entrance and exit conferences. Conducted walkthrough meetings with key personnel to gain an understanding of their IT processes and their control activities. Documented work performed and test results in work papers for review by management which included purpose, source, scope, and conclusion. Documented and communicated findings and recommendations to the client for review and issuance.
Created an Excel database for the Building Land Regulations Administration inspections. Responsible for updating and circulating a weekly report on any issues regarding inspections. Assisted in updating the status of commercial and residential properties in an Excel database.
Assisted in the Avaya telephone migration for all GSA/ Federal Supply Services employees. Updated GSA regional Internet Protocol IP address book for a remote site database. Established a database for an inventory update for various Cisco equipment. Assisted in the configuration of Cisco 2950 switches for regional sites. Terminated and tested data and voice communication lines.
Honors Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors IIA 2010, recognized for being on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Dean's List for Spring 2006 and 2007, received recognition for being on the Prince George's Community College Dean's List for Spring 2004, received the National Science Foundation Scholarship in 2004.
Skills Experience in Oracle, Audit Management System TeamMate, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FrontPage,Visio and Access.