Professional Auditor with over 15 years of Audit and SOX experience in high impacting industries: Banking, Energy,
Healthcare, Finance and Telecommunications. Skilled in SOX/Model Audit Rule and Enterprise Risk Assessment.
Experienced Audit Professional
PCAOB governance, COSO framework, SEC auditors and Regulators
Managed consultant teams, budgets, planning and
Model Audit Regulation (MAR) execution of SOX/MAR testing
Quantitative / Qualitative Risk Assessment
Compliance, Monitoring and Governance
IT General Controls - Security logical Access,
Financial Systems - Hyperion, Oracle and SAP
Change Management and Network Operations
Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project
Manage multi departments and Staff of 16 FTEs
Driver of successful Audit and SOX Programs through integration, education and continuous communication with management, internal and external auditors.
HEALTH PARTNERS PLANSPhiladelphia, PADirector05/2013 to 12/2014
Continuous monitoring of policies and procedures aligned with the operational systems and functions of the business.
Direct complete and comprehensive quality audits including systems, process and regulatory mandates.
Provide direction and leadership to a staff of 16 professionals - (2-Managers, 8-Sr.
Quality Auditors, 5-Trainers and 1 Technical Writer).
Coordinate and facilitate monthly and quarterly meetings with business units to provide root cause analysis and recommendations for improved business processes.
Assist in developing the annual operating and administrative budgets for the QRT department ($2M / 2014) to sufficiently meet departmental needs and ensure that department stays within approved budget.
Represents Quality Review and Training department by participating in assigned committees and interdisciplinary work groups that impact quality audits.
HEALTH PARTNERS PLANSPhiladelphia, PAProgram Manager07/2011 to 05/2013
Managed the Model Audit Rule compliance program for a Health care provider with a Capital and Surplus of approximately $80 million.
Execute the annual MAR program cycle for internal control assessment, meeting time lines and deliverables for 18 business / IT processes (Change Management, Computer Ops, Access and Physical Security) processes.
Plan and perform annual Risk Assessment using qualitative and quantitative analysis to identify areas in scope, materiality thresholds and risk tolerance for the organization and present to the CEO, Executive Finance Team and External Auditors.
Monitor the Quarterly Attestation process and monitor completion of the process owner Internal Control Questionnaire communicating completions and internal control issues to office of the CEO and CFO.
Facilitate process documentation updates on an ongoing basis - narrative, risk matrix, test plans and gap matrix.
HESS CORPORATIONWoodbridge, NJSarbanes Oxley Compliance Analyst06/2007 to 07/2011
Manage Policy and Reporting for the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) program at Hess Corporation with revenues of $29 billion.
Oversight and management over SOX 404 and 302 Compliance Program for Marketing & Refining and Corporate businesses.
Maintain SOX 404 documentation, including narratives, control descriptions, risk control matrices, test plans, test results, exception logs and remediation documentation for 32 in scope business groups.
Plan and perform annual risk assessment using qualitative and quantitative analysis to identify areas in scope, materiality, control mitigation and safeguarding of assets.
Present to senior and executive level management control deficiencies and remediation steps.
FIRST DATA CORPORATIONMelville, NYAssistant Manager08/2005 to 06/2007
Manage the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) program at First Data Corporation with revenues of $8 billion.
Assist Management in identifying financial processes and internal controls that are required for compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002.
Perform annual financial Risk Assessment and scoping exercise to identify significant financial accounts in scope.
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONSHeadquarters, NYInternal Auditor Staff/Lead07/2001 to 07/2005
Actively engaged in financial and operational internal audits/reviews for Verizon Domestic Telecom and Domestic Wireless, obtaining effective/strong post-audit evaluations.
Sarbanes Oxley 404 comprehension and application to current financial impacting audits; Conduct client key control reviews, process walk-throughs and focused audit testing; Maintain clear and well documented work papers for External Audit for testing reliance.
MASTER:INFORMATION SYSTEMS2004Dowling College, Oakdale, NYINFORMATION SYSTEMS
MBA:BANKING AND FINANCE1999Dowling College, Oakdale, NYBANKING AND FINANCE
CERTIFICATE / CERTIFICATION CORPORATE GOVERNANCEAdelphi University, Garden City, NY
Tulane University Law School / Bisk University
ISACA Member - New Jersey Chapter
Toastmasters - present
National Association of University Women - Southern NJ Branch Secretary of Finance - 2013/2015; Branch Treasurer 2015/2016.