forensic accountant auditor resume example with 11 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Proven bilingual (Spanish / english) auditor with expertise in conducting in-depth audits and devising successful improvement strategies. Methodically evaluated documents and systems and initiated corrections in compliance with established standards. Superb analytical and communications skills enabled optimum results.

  • Proficiency in various computer application programs including: Microsoft Suite- Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Quickbooks, Peachtree.
  • Collections, invoice and payment processing.
  • GL reconciliation & account evaluation.
  • Strategic planning, regulatory compliance.
  • Internal controls and audits.
  • Data collection and sampling.
  • Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles; knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) auditing.
  • Superb communications skills - Verbal / Written.
  • Exceptional numeric, analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Great attention to detail in reporting and documentation.
  • Ability to implement continuous improvement and innovation in audit tools and techniques.
  • GAAP Accounting (2+ years).
  • Thorough knowledge of basic bookkeeping and general accounting principles and techniques.
  • Risk aversion recommendations.
10/2022 to Current Forensic Accountant /Auditor Fedex Cross Border | North Salt Lake, UT,
  • Examined financial statements and income statements to review company's financial performance.
  • Collected and assembled financial data to analyze costs on year-to-year basis relative to fiscal planning and budgeting activities.
  • Summarized and interpreted current and projected company financial position for other managers.
  • Analyzed revenue and expenditure trends and recommended appropriate budget levels to business operations leaders.
  • Tracked employee payroll processes to verify timely reporting and avoid late fees.
  • Developed and documented business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
11/2017 to 11/2020 Auditor Fedex Cross Border | Tempe, AZ,
  • Plans, performs and reports contract audit assignments in connection with procurement and contracting activities between the Federal Government and the Contractor.
  • Reviews standard audit programs and steps, previous work papers, reports, guidance material, draft audit reports with findings and conclusions on the audit performed in accordance with agency procedures.
  • Maintains audit working papers including preparation of schedules, summaries, and reconciliations as instructed or appropriate.
  • Performs assigned audit steps such as tests and examinations of contractor's direct labor and material costs.
  • Checks reports, records, ledgers, and other documents against invoices, receipts, payroll slips, and other source documents. Verifies appropriateness of charges for materials and labor and determines that transactions have been properly recorded.
  • Participates with other team members, providing updates on the status of audit assignments, sharing information, and identifying requisite revisions to the program and/or annual team goals.
  • Maintains professional manner and working relationships with team members, associates, contractor and other government personnel.
  • Prepares working papers and analyzes contractor data using automation tools.
03/2010 to 10/2017 Auditor Office Of The Comptroller, Puerto Rico | City, STATE,
  • Work with raw data and perform analytical procedures by looking for relations, patterns and other hidden signs in the data provided.
  • Evaluate construction contract costs and billing procedures and as result document findings on the evaluation with propose recommendations.
  • Apply investigative fraud, waste and abuse audit steps in the audits and field.
  • Prepared an 8,400 lines database in Microsoft Excel with 22 columns to show a possible fraud scheme in a municipality.
  • Responsible for performing audits in the municipalities and interview people as necessary to accomplish the audit steps.
  • Performed audit work and document all in the audit software TeamMate Audit Management software.
  • Work with account payable, disbursements, construction costs, professional services, human resources, and state and federal programs.
  • Prepared digital flowcharts by images to be able to explain the schemes to the Office of the Comptroller's supervisors and the Department of Justice Official.
  • Submitted monthly reports regarding the expenses and cashbook balances.
  • Revised laws and regulations applied to the components audited in the municipality.
  • Performed examination of control systems security and proper information management.
  • Analyze financial statements, contracts for professional service, staff inventory management, procurement and disbursement of financial transactions such as sales and purchases.
  • Reconciliations of bank statement with the accounting records & the trace of suspicious bank transactions like deposits, money transfers and disbursements.
  • Discovered and investigated a law violation against one municipality that resulted in a fine of $10,000.
  • Discovered and investigated a fraud against one municipality that resulted in findings of misappropriation of $5,000 in public funds.
  • Discovered and investigated a fraud against one municipality that results in possible misappropriation of $1,800 in public funds by a municipality executive.
  • Auditing, Fraud Prevention and related trainings Contestation of Evidence. ( Ethics and Technology (Government Ethics Office).
  • Double Compensation and Obtaining Evidence (OCPR).
  • Introduction to Digital Forensics: Gathering and Preserving Electronic Evidence (ACFE), Data Analysis (ACFE).
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2009 to to Bachelor of Arts | Business Administration, Accounting Inter American University of PR, Puerto Rico, GPA:

GPA: 3.62/4.0

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

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School Attended

  • Inter American University of PR

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  • Forensic Accountant /Auditor
  • Auditor
  • Auditor


  • Bachelor of Arts

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