Jessica Claire
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Effectual finance & audit expert with 23 years experience in accounting, finance and auditing.  Offer a balance of strong attention to detail with expertise in conceptualizing the bigger financial picture.
  • ​Customer Oriented
  • Valued Leader​
  • Highly Analytical & Innovative
  • Superior Communication Skills
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • COSO Internal Control: 1992
  • COSO Enterprise Risk Management: 2004
  • COSO Monitoring Internal Control: 2009
  • COSO Internal Control: 2014

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)                                    Certified Bank Auditor (CBA)

Audit Manager / Internal Audit Quality & Research, 07/2008 - Current
Northrop Grumman City, STATE,
  • Internal Audit Quality & Research (Aug 15-Current)
  • Reporting directly to the Chief Audit Executive, oversees performance of periodic self-assessments and valuation of the efficiency & effectiveness of the internal audit activity, identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Oversees performance of 3-year assessment to determine conformance with the Institute of Internal Audit's International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)
  • Review every report prior to issuance for grammar, proper tone & message, and final opinion
  • Research industry and professional practice emerging areas of interest
  • Member of NG Internal Audit Leadership Team: Staff Assessments, Risk Assessment & Rolling Audit Plan, Revisions to NGIA Policy & Procedure
  • Stand-up of Quality & Research function
  • Audit Manager (Aug 08-Aug 15)
  • Financial Audit Manager: Manage financial audits and staff, ensuring appropriate and timely communication to auditees, adequate audit planning and risk assessment, effective work procedures and related testing, appropriate audit conclusions, and effective communication of final results.
  • NGIA Data Analytics Manager: Manage data analytics staff and ensure this limited resource is utilized effectively and efficiently throughout NGIA
  • Enterprise Internal Audit Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 Manager (20% of NGIA Audit Plan): Responsible for staff, and oversight of, testing NG SOX controls on management's behalf (16,000 annual audit hours); Includes coordination between six sectors, each having separate SOX PMOs, process owners, executive leadership, and external auditor staff/management. Coordinate with Deloitte on reliance-controls.
  • Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) SOX Council: Industry collaboration on SOX initiatives
  • NG Corporate SOX Council: Ongoing planning & assessment of NG SOX activities
  • Member of NG Internal Audit Leadership Team: Staff Assessments, Risk Assessment & Rolling Audit Plan, Revisions to NGIA Policy & Procedure
  • Spearheaded several projects surrounding the innovation and automation of NGIA systems and related processes
Senior Audit Manager / Audit Manager, 02/2005 - 07/2008
Capital One City, STATE, AIA
  • Senior Audit Manager (Sept 07-Aug 08)
  • Manage integrated audits for assigned lines of business, including Deposit Operations, Consumer Lending, Small Business Lending & Credit Card, Insurance, Mortgage, and Installment Loans
  • Oversee entire audit process to include planning, fieldwork, reporting, & follow-up
  • Develop annual risk-based audit plan for assigned lines of business
  • Recruit and develop staff
  • Member Change & User Committee: committee responsible for reviewing and revising Corporate Audit Service’s audit methodologies
  • Enterprise-wide project team for bank integration (transfer from Richmond, VA to Plano, TX)
  • Audit Manager (March 05-Sept 07)
  • Auditor-in-Charge for various lines of business audits
  • Supervise audit staff on assigned engagements
  • Provide training and coaching to junior audit staff
  • 2006 Corporate Audit IMPACT Award
Senior Internal Auditor / Senior Financial Analyst, 05/2000 - 02/2005
Northrop Grumman City, STATE,
  • Senior Internal Auditor (March 03-March 05)
  • Planned and executed financial, operational and compliance audits of various business areas using risk-based audit methodology
  • Diligently monitored remediation plans to confirm proper resolution
  • Directed and educated junior team members on auditing techniques and data analysis
  • Sarbanes-Oxley implementation team
  • Senior Financial Analyst (June 00-March 03)
  • Prepared and distributed contract cost reports and performance data
  • Controlled contract budget baseline; interfacing with Contract Account Managers (CAMs) to ensure equitable contract budget distribution and compatibility of time phasing to the construction plan
  • Coordinated all variance analysis activity, including assisting the CAMs in analyzing the monthly performance results and preparing all appropriate variance analysis reports
  • Oversaw all progressing activities including input/output controls, as well as checks and balances on the timeliness and accuracy of the process
  • Coordinated all contract estimate-at-complete calculations & updated quarterly labor resource plan
  •  Prepared and distributed monthly division overhead reports
  • Computed monthly overhead forecasts and investigated inconsistent or inaccurate charges
  • Prepared yearly overhead budget, including both labor and material
  • Developed and maintained operations division overhead reporting database (utilizing MS Access & VBA)
MBA: , Expected in 2004
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech) - Blacksburg, VA

Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Fraternity

BBA: Accounting & Computer Information Systems, Expected in 1992
The University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR

Outstanding Freshman Industrial Engineering Award

General Dynamics Intern

  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)
  • Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • SAP
  • PeopleSoft
  • TeamMate Suite (TeamRisk, TeamSchedule, EWP, TeamCentral)

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