Experienced Audit Associate08/2015 to Current KPMG, LLC – Chicago, IL
Acted as in-charge auditor and team member on year-end
and interim engagement teams, providing professional audit services to
SEC-registered companies in accordance with PCAOB standards, U.S. GAAP, and
IFRS—including review and analysis of financial statements and other SEC
filings (i.e. Form 10-K's, 10-Q's) to ensure compliance with GAAP and SEC
Individually determined and performed
substantive audit procedures over financial statement accounts, internal
controls, significant management estimates, and other technical accounting
areas (such as revenue, valuation of debt/equity investments, valuation of
loans and leases, management fees and commission/compensation, taxes, other
operating expenses, etc.).
Excelled in collaborative, team-focused work
setting due to past experiences on teams and in leadership roles.
Met expectations to manage heavy
workloads under stringent timelines, delegate tasks to team, oversee staff's
work, and maintain responsibilities across all engagements.
Regularly interacted with clients and developed
positive professional relationships.
Gained increasing number of opportunities to lead client meetings and
team meetings. Had ample exposure to
[client's] upper level management (i.e. controllers, directors of finance, CFO's,
an AUP (Agreed Upon Procedures) engagement, assuming role as the primary
auditor in-charge, for global client in consumer & industrial manufacturing
industry. Executed specified audit/review
procedures over financial information as indicated by KPMG Germany audit team.
Audit InternKPMG, LLC – Chicago, IL
Performed audit/review procedures over financial
information of a public, Fortune 500 telecommunications company, as well as a
smaller private company in asset management industry.
Executed audit, data analytic, and forecasting
procedures related to public client's recent carve-out and sale of significant
business unit ($3.5 billion sale).
Observed subsequent effects of transaction on company's operations and financial performance.
Expanded professional network with peers and
developed favorable workplace skills and habits, such as time management,
organization, communication, accountability, etc.
Tutor (Volunteer)08/2012 to 05/2014 University of Miami, Accounting Department – Coral Gables, FL
Tutored fellow business students needing
assistance with accounting homework, projects, test preparation, topic reviews,
helped students with two particular large assignments required by Accounting
Dept. that count for significant portion of students' course grade, including a
company financial analysis project and a comprehensive managerial accounting project.
Intern/CFO's Assistant05/2012 to 06/2012 Express Wireless – Schaumburg, IL
Performed daily managerial accounting functions,
such as preparing journal entries, processing cash disbursements, reconciling
bank accounts, etc.
Analyzed month-to-month variances in profit
center revenue and cost accounts, then presented notes and findings to CFO.
Created efficiencies in senior management's data
analysis process by developing several programmed Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
for their use.
to retail locations with CFO to attend meetings with store managers, during
which we reviewed financial activity/results, sales goals/achievements, and
individual staff performance. At the
request of the CFO, prepared my assessment, recommendations, and follow-up
questions to discuss following the meetings.
Intern04/2012 to 05/2012 J.A. Uniforms – Miami, FL
Rotated in each department (i.e. management,
finance, sales, design, production) to observe all business functions. Executed a variety of hands-on tasks assigned
in each department.
Learned how to operate company's unique computer
software and websites.
Primarily worked with owners, observing and
participating in managerial, financial, and high-level sales functions in order
to better understand operations of the growing family-owned business.
Discussed business's steady growth and recent
achievements with owners and developed a comprehensive company analysis to
highlight opportunities, risks, and strategies related to significant deals currently
being considered by owners.
Participated in interviewing and hiring process
with senior management, reviewed resumes, attended interviews, and provided
candidate evaluations in company meeting.
communication with owners after internship, offering my perspective, per
owners' request, regarding new deals and ideas for growth and efficiency.
Front Desk Manager/Doctor's Assistant05/2012 to 07/2012 Scott Chiropractic Associates – Long Grove, IL
administrative tasks, including recording all medical services administered;
communicating with insurance companies; documenting individual coverage terms;
managing patient accounts; collecting/processing payments, etc.
Master of Accounting: 2015University of Miami-
BBA: Accounting2014University of Miami-