Director, 07/2006 to Current KPMG LLP, Advisory – New York, NY
IT Internal Audit (ITIA) go-to-market champion for the New York Financial Services (NYFS) IT Advisory practice, facilitating white space assessments to build market share by 20%.
Leading multiple multi-million dollar SOC1 engagements spanning broker/dealer, lockbox, managed investments and advisor services operations.
Project lead for IT SOX readiness / transformation projects for multiple large global private equity firms.
Performed end-to-end assessment of equities strategy trading desk for a global private equity firm, including the review of risk analytics tools at an equities strategy group within a large global private equity firm.
Identified, documented, and remediated internal control gaps related to financial reporting.
Improved audit approach by developing and launching a global program focused on embedding technology in the audit integrating quality, insight and opinion pillars.
Supported the global IT Advisory Service Network partner in developing the practice and innovation initiatives.
Facilitated IT audit quality initiatives across global G-SIFI accounts.
Supervised coordination efforts, time/resource planning, budgeting and other operational activities for NYFS leadership.
Developed motivational and leadership qualities by managing and training 12-16 mangers, senior associates, and associates across a portfolio of engagements consisting of 30,000+ hours.
Planned the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Roundtable as a leadership forum where industry professionals connect with their peers to share ideas, leading practices, and lessons learned related to the management of user identities and access permissions within the financial services industry.
Organized multiple global community service events where team members volunteered time and energy to causes such as disadvantage children and environmentalism.
KPMG liaison for CityKids events where high school students were able to interact with professionals regarding resume writing and work-life balance.
Financial Analyst, 06/2004 to 01/2005 Johnson and Johnson, Networking and Computing Services – Raritan, New Jersey
Functioned as a liaison between the business partners at the local offices and the global administrative areas.
Responsibilities included workforce assessment and budget versus actual analysis over the global lines of business.
Developed proficient skills with several financial reporting tools, including Hyperion and Excel.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration Finance Management Information Systems, 2006 Villanova University - Villanova, PA