Auditor resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Experienced Auditor focused on improving entity compliance, workflow and processes through detailed audits and optimization recommendations. Successful track record of fully evaluating information, structures and procedures and initiating corrective actions.

  • GAAP Accounting Practices
  • Information Systems Examination
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Controls
  • Non-Compliance Assessment
  • Accounting Procedures Validation
  • Report Preparation
  • Audit Planning
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Administrative Oversight
Work History
05/2016 to Current
Auditor Atos Councilbluffs, IA,
  • Writes audit reports using government auditing standards
  • Leads team of up to 7 auditors while conducting audit engagements
  • Assigns and delegates audit work to team
  • Performs and assists others with initial audit planning and fieldwork
  • Participates in briefings throughout audit with management
  • Gathers and analyzes audit documentation
  • Summarizes audit results
  • Makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately
  • Prepares working papers to support audit findings and conclusions
  • Shows skills in analyzing various information/problems and presenting findings and recommendations
  • Ensures audit progression is on schedule and communicates any delays
  • Coordinates update meetings with senior staff to provide status of work completed
  • Ensures that all audit work meets requirements of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards
  • Assesses entity's internal controls
  • Conducts interviews with auditees to extract evidence and gather oral documentation
  • Expresses information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience
  • Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience
  • Makes site visits to auditees and vendors associated with audit scope
  • Sample auditee's accounting documentation to confirm management assertions and audit findings
  • Perform annual training
  • Demonstrates specialized experience in auditing or evaluating contracts
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques used to report audit findings
  • Conducted financial, compliance and operational audits.
  • Analyzed accounting systems for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Produced and reviewed audit reports for submission to inspector general and advised Inspector General on audit recommendations and internal controls.
08/2010 to 05/2016
Accountant / Correctional Worker Advent Software Union, NJ,
  • Part of three man team that is responsible for a majority of accounting duties at the Northeast Finance Center which consist of three federal prisons FCI Fort Dix, MDC Brooklyn, and MCC New York. The Northeast Finance Center has a combined budget of $60,000,000 and a population of over 9,000 inmates.
  • Independently analyzes and reconciles a variety of general ledger accounts.
  • Supplies timely and accurate financial statements, cost reports, and fund status reports reflecting budget combined with accounting data.
  • Utilize the Financial Management Information System (FMIS) daily to analyze, exam and interpret accounting data for Salaries and Expense appropriations ( S&E), Building and Facilities appropriations (B&F), and Trust Fund operations.
  • Makes manual entries to update and maintain the automated accounting system FMIS.
  • Troubleshoot and corrected internal system issues and maintained the integrity of the general ledger.
  • Prepares the Standard Form 224, Statement of Transactions, and reconciles and balances it with the general ledger cash accounts and the Department of Treasury on a monthly basis.
  • Recognizes and measures cost.
  • Assessing and reinforcing internal control procedures and processes.
  • Uses accounting information to recommend solutions to management issues.
  • Reviews unliquidated obligations over $20,000 quarterly.
  • Verifies all cash vouchers for accuracy and accurate accounting classifications.
  • Adjust differences between general ledger and subsidiary accounts.
  • Keeps track of numerous Building and Facilities (B&F) projects for accuracy and reports each projects completion percentage monthly.
  • Apply GAAP when performing tasks and routine accounting functions.
  • Setup employees who have become delinquent on payments and owe the BOP money in Accounts Receivable.
  • Used Fund Control system to help management develop and forecast future budget.
  • Train junior staff members on a variety of job functions.
  • Certifies OTCNET deposits confirming correct accounting classification is used.
  • Make request to Budgeting department for prior period adjustments and corrective actions needed Prepare a variety of reports, updates, memorandums, e-mails and letters to distribute information and to address concerns.
  • Complete monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, and yearly obligation audit samples for review by Regional Office and Central Office personnel.
  • Detailed oriented strong ability to recognize and resolve discrepancies.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources department to gather and report accounts receivable collections.
  • Works with Budgeting Department to fix and properly post payroll errors including but not limited to housing deductions, indebtedness, salary and relocation funds.
  • Sets up monthly expense accruals estimates and adjusts for actual amounts.
  • Sets up monthly reimbursement estimates.
  • Assist management with editing and tracking budget estimates.
  • Completes monthly Proof Check which is a reconciliation between our General Ledger accounts corresponding reports associated with them.
  • Performs account analysis and account research.
  • Supported budget request with documentation and backup.
  • Processes and prepares IPAC (Intra-governmental Payment and Collection) transactions.
  • Routinely search inmates and there living areas for contraband such as weapons or drugs
  • Interviewed witnesses during any altercation involving criminal activity
  • Conducted searches for evidence
  • Performed regular searches of inmate property to find contraband
  • Completed outer-patrol duty at the perimeter of the prison in an armed car to deter contraband and prisoner
  • Had regular conversations with inmate in order to extract intelligence on illegal activity
  • Supervised housing units containing 300 plus inmates as a regular part of job duties
  • Conducted urinalysis test of inmates to test for illegal drug use Performed suicide watch duties which entailed documenting a suicidal inmate’s actions every 15 minutes and keeping a steady eye on them Makes armed trips with inmates needing medical attention.
  • Escort inmates that, committed crimes or are suspected of committing crimes while in custody, to Special Housing Unit.
  • Prepares detailed incident reports that could be used as supporting evidence in cases brought to court or when discipline is handled in house by Discipline Hearing Officer.
  • Interviews inmates when incidents occur that affect the whole institution.
  • Participate in mass shake-downs, settle disputes between inmates, and enforce discipline.
  • Understand that maintaining security of the institution and other correctional responsibilities precede all other job functions.
11/2007 to 02/2009
Hedge Fund Accountant Loeb Partners City, STATE,
  • Assisted with daily calculation of Profit & Loss for the funds traders
  • Prepared daily, weekly, monthly Net Asset Value
  • Processed all Equity Swaps, Credit Default Swaps, CFD's, and OTC Options for Loeb Arbitrage Fund B, and Loeb Offshore Fund B
  • Made specific journal entries for expense, dividends, interest, and commissions
  • Helped create a report for traders explaining the accounting data
  • Worked closely with Fund Administrators and Prime Brokers to improve work flows and to resolve issues
  • Transformed the raw data feed received from the Prime Broker and transformed it into a workable excel file for accounting software
  • Generated reports for internal audits
  • Processed accounting transactions in accounting software
  • Assisted in preparing the Financial Statements which included the Balance Sheet and Income Statement.
  • Helped with Loeb Partners federal reporting requirements.
  • Applied GAAP when conducting work.
  • Supported monthly reporting analysis to achieve validation of internal reports and to reconcile production operations and general ledger.
  • Performed advanced reviews of business operational trends and expected obligations to prepare accurate forecasts.
  • Reconciled accounts and reviewed all materials, including surplus, income, expense data, net worth and assets.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations.
07/2005 to 11/2007
Senior Mutual Fund Accountant Statestreet Mutual Fund Service City, STATE,
  • Responsible for daily, monthly, weekly Net Asset Value preparation
  • Performed cash and portfolio reconciliations that are exposed to futures, forwards, options, bonds, equities, and dividends
  • Booked and reviewed all journal entries for purchases, sales, stock splits, interest, distributions and swaps
  • Assisted with month end and year end close including necessary adjusting entries
  • Inputted daily fund movement into computer based general ledger
  • Prepared checklist at end of each month for each fund
  • Worked well with all bank contacts to resolve issues quickly
  • Completed variance report daily for all accounts
  • Helped internal and external audit teams compile information requested
  • Generated general ledgers to complete monthly balance and internal control checks.
  • Trained new hires on technical issues.
  • Planned and organized group projects.
  • Applied GAAP when conducting work.
Expected in 12/2017
No Degree:
Mercer County Community College - Trenton, NJ,
Expected in 05/2014
No Degree:
Burlington County College - Pemberton, NJ,
Expected in 05/2013
No Degree:
Ocean County College - Toms River, NJ
Expected in 05/2005
Bachelor's degree: Economics
Kean University - Union, NJ
Expected in 05/2005
Bachelor's degree: Finance
Kean University - Union City, NJ,

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School Attended

  • Mercer County Community College
  • Burlington County College
  • Ocean County College
  • Kean University
  • Kean University

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  • Accountant / Correctional Worker
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