Flexible professional employee who adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and technologies. Auditing professional who diligently monitors budgetary matters to achieve financial accountability and transparency. Accounts Auditor skilled in risk assessment and discussing potential compliance issues with management. Effectual Finance Auditor with 7 years experience in accounting and finance. Offers a balance of strong attention to detail and expertise in conceptualizing the bigger financial picture. Dynamic and highly qualified financial auditor with extensive knowledge of accounting principles, taxation policies and income tax procedures. Detail-oriented bookkeeping professional with 3 years experience applying financial and managerial accounting practices. Auditing professional who diligently monitors budgetary matters to achieve financial accountability and transparency.
Summary Strong Accounting background with experience in Internal Auditing, Compliance, Title 31 BSA, Revenue Auditing, doing taxes for the last 15 years, training new employees and writing policies and procedures. Very familiar with computer processes and many programs as I have created web sites for the real estate office that I worked at. I am a strong strategic thinker and team builder. I have a strong background in Law Enforcement with experience in Investigations. I was Certified as a Police officer and Detention officer. I have been working as a Revenue Auditor for Wind River Casino since 2013 and was an Internal Auditor and Compliance Officer from 2008 to 2013 for the Eastern Shoshone Gaming Commission.
Areas of Expertise *Internal Audit and Compliance for Gaming and Revenue Auditor for casinos
Accounting since 2002
Comparative Market Analysis
Brokers Price Opinions
Marketing Real Estate
Market Analysis Throughout Wyoming
Wyoming Law EnforcementAccounting systems assessment
Public and private accounting
General and tax accounting
Strength in regulatory reporting
Compliance testing knowledge
Adobe software proficiency
Lawson Financials knowledge
Complex problem solving
Effective time management
Strong organizational skills
Expert in customer relations
Flexible team player
Advanced computer proficiency (PC and Mac)
Buyer07/2015 to CurrentMTC Wind River Job CorpsWYWorked closely with managers to plan buys.Researched competitors and sourced new vendors. Diversified product selections. Performed detailed reviewed of high and low performing products. Set up new inventory in system. Bid out and award government contracts, Set up open annuals for accounting processes, set up vendors in the Lawson System, customer relations with all vendors, Purchase all needed equipment, consumables, office supply, food, inventory, staff and student uniforms and all medical supplies needed for the center. I work closely with accounting and property to ensure all processes.
Internal Auditor/Compliance Officer12/2010 to 04/2015Tribal CasinosLander/ Riverton, WY
Directed and educated junior team members on auditing techniques and software. Monitored new trends and technologies as they applied to audit areas. Planned and executed operational audits of various business areas using risk-based audit methodology. Systematically prepared documents and assembled financial statements for independent auditors. Tested the design and effectiveness of internal controls by completing walk-throughs of complex business processes. Diligently monitored remediation plans to confirm proper resolution. Verified that company controls were in compliance with established policies by auditing stores and warehouses. Completed regulatory, pre-implementation and risk-based audits to achieve business objectives.
GAMING Licensed and back grounded through the Eastern Shoshone Gaming Commission as an Internal Auditor/Compliance Officer and licensed through the Northern Arapahoe Gaming Commission as a Revenue Auditor.
Performed audits in all departments of the casino to include the financials and was the Compliance Officer for compliance within the casino, with emphasis on gaming machines, internal controls, policy and procedure, and regulation enforcement.
As a Revenue Auditor I audited the revenue from all the Slot Machines in three casinos and Table Games which are two of the casinos largest audits.
I have been doing accounting for about 15 years to include tax preparation for personal and corporations.
Experience with accounts payable and receivable.
Audited all revenue and accounting systems in the Casino as well as account for all assets of the Casino.
Produce and communicate all reports to the National Indian Gaming Commission, Gaming Commissioners and Shoshone Business Council when needed.
Assisted with all External Audits and explain those reports as well.
As the Compliance Officer I made sure that the Tribal and State Compact are adhered to as well as enforcing the Tribal Internal Controls, policies, procedures, regulations and State, Tribal and Federal laws that pertain to casinos.
Responsible for preparing shipping permits and verifying all gaming devices that enter the jurisdiction of the Eastern Shoshone Tribal lands.
Responsible for the storage and filing system for all games and gaming software.
Maintained key control of all critical keys for the Casino, Gaming Commission and all gaming devices.
As for the Wind River Casino, I audited all revenue from all Slot Machines and Table Games to make sure it balances with the accounting system and investigate any and all variances.
Assisted in the external audits and provide information and reports needed to complete the audit.
Reconciled the Wide Area Progressive slot machines and create reports for the external auditors.
Educated customers on game rules and mathematical probabilities of various wagers.
Increased volume and loyalty to the casino by attracting new players and building one-on-one relationships with guests.
Inspected cards and equipment to be used in games to verify proper functioning.
Created strategic marketing plans to enhance customer satisfaction and boost customer loyalty.
Processed and maintained records of casino credit and issued casino markers.
Issued, received and verified ATM and kiosk cassettes.
Performed over 20 different casino audits per year, as well as multiple daily audits.
Processed customer transactions involving cash, casino chips and TITO tickets.
Calculated change for currency, chips, vouchers and checks.
Replenished chips in accordance with requests from pit bosses.
Associate Broker03/2001 to CurrentAll Action Realty Inc.WYCounseled customers on market current status for residential and land markets. Guided homebuyers and sellers through the process of short sales. Generated lists of properties that were compatible with buyers' needs and financial resources. Maintained high referral rates and exceptional feedback from previous clients. Created realtor and buyer incentives and strategies with agents, builders and buyers. Developed close relationships with area realtors and promoted builders to boost referral network. Educated clients on the current real estate market and answered any questions they had. Cold called clients to obtain their exclusives. Organized and served on realtor advisory board. Developed an excellent rapport with custom builders to expand opportunities for growth. Acted as a listing agent for brokers. Coordinated appointments with prospective buyers to showcase houses and plots. Wrote contract documents, purchase agreements and closing statements. Assisted in developing marketing material for properties. Verified that the legal formalities were completed prior to closing dates. Actively follow-up with prospects and hot leads. Communicated with owners regarding home and loan status. Followed up with prospects throughout the sales process. Created and maintained a large client base by meeting needs and providing exceptional customer service. Gathered, distributed and maintained all the materials for marketing plans. Researched the current market in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Idaho to stay informed and give superior sales presentations. Assisted clients in leasing of homes, retail and entertainment space. Assisted clients with corporate relocation services. Showed residential properties and explained the features, value and benefits of available homes. Successfully guided home buyers and sellers through sales and purchase of properties. Promoted property sales through advertisements, open houses and participation in multiple listing services. Negotiated contracts and coordinate with lenders, attorneys and inspectors. Advertised properties to the general public via networking, brochures, ads and multiple listing services to maximize exposure.
Dual Certified Detention/Police Officer02/1996 to 07/2002Wyoming Law EnforcementWY
Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.
Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity.
Supervised the meal distribution and observed inmates during meals.
Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.
Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
Counseled juveniles on day-to-day reality oriented problems.
Apprehended escapees safely while following proper techniques.
Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.
Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.
Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
Routinely reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates when needed.
Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times. Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
Escorted prisoners to court appearances in a timely fashion.
Instructed inmates on work details and transported them to work sites. Performed warrant pick-ups and turnovers at other jails and prisons. Supervised the activities of adolescents in a residential setting.
Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.
Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and used physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being of youth at all times.
Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
Analyzed data, reports and forensic evidence, including blood and fire patterns and bullet trajectories.
Verified and authenticated the validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved its integrity for court hearings.
Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases. Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on individuals being investigated.
Analyzed and evaluated information to determine the appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations.
Collaborated with legal staff, the Attorney General's office and other law enforcement agencies.
Assisted in the development of internal and external training presentations.
Facilitated and worked in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies to serve more than 50 active warrants.
Developed case plans and conducted comprehensive investigation tactics to obtain necessary evidence.
Oversaw and carefully processed crime scenes.
Compiled and analyzed information regarding gang members and activities.
Served on a tactical specialty unit targeted at weapons and narcotics crimes.
Wrote accurate and timely reports regarding emergency response calls. Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
Trained subordinate officers on investigative techniques and results-driven intelligence operations.
Investigated homicides and suspicious deaths to the point of resolution.
Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
Responded quickly to dispatch and took appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
Directed traffic during emergency and congested situations.
Analyzed traffic accidents and general traffic surveys.
Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used portable equipment to perform tests.
Prepared cases for trial and appeared and testified in court as a witness. Conducted covert, undercover investigations to uncover ongoing crimes and crimes in progress.
Liaised with school counselors and administrators regarding juvenile offenders.
Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
Served active warrants and subpoenas.
Patrolled designated districts in patrol cars, on bicycles and on foot. Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm. Checked with local pawnshops to locate stolen property.
Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
Conducted high-speed vehicle chases in serious and emergency situations. Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
Assisted in conducting traffic surveys to determine problem areas.
Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Accounting2005University Of PhoenixContinuing education courses focusing on the Major Changes in Accounting Standards, Legal Concepts with Tax Analysis seminar, Conference on Advanced Cost Accounting, Mini course on Partnership Taxation Coursework in Asset Protection and Tax Strategies Corporate Taxation coursework, Certified Fraud Examiner program.
Licensed: Real Estate2002Wyoming Real Estate InstituteCoursework in Accounting and Finance, Coursework in Business Administration and Economics, Continuing Education in Real Estate and Advanced Negotiation coursework.
Certificate: Law Enforcement1997Wyoming Law Enforcement AcademyCoursework in Counseling and Psychology, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration coursework, Coursework in Probation and Parole and Civil Law, Homeland Security seminar, NRA Range Safety Officer Certification, Deadly Force Incidents and Statements seminar, Effective Interview Techniques training, Interrogation Tactics and Legal Limits seminar and 24-Hour Emergency Vehicle Operations Course.
Certified Detention Officer, Certified Police Officer, and Certified State Parks Law Enforcement Officer with numerous types of training to include forensic facial reconstruction, fingerprinting, investigations and report writing.
Increased compliance for the cash management department by 30% by aiding in internal and external audits.
Operated computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.
Conducted detailed technical and analytical review of federal/state corporate, partnership and S corporation tax returns, FAS 109 provisions, and quarterly estimates prepared by associates.
Extensive experience with Financial Statements audits, reviews, compilations and audits for Tribal Governmental organizations.
Auditing: Financial records, revenue records, computerized applications, BSA Training. Policy and procedure developer:Casino IT Dept., Audit Dept. Compliance Dept. and Revenue/Cage and Drop. Enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills.