Auditor with advanced communication and analytical thinking skills, seeks an auditing,
accounting, finance or budgetary position in the public sector that provides strong
opportunities for professional growth and advancement
MBA: Accounting 2015PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITYPhiladelphia, PA, United States Advanced
coursework in business administration, emphasizing innovation
BBA: Accounting2004TEMPLE UNIVERSITYPhiladelphia, PA, United States
Leadership & Assertive Skills
Ability to Coach, Mentor & Influence
Strong Analytical & Problem Solving Skills
Information Systems Auditor03/2015 to CurrentCITY OF PHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia, PA
Confer with auditors and other requestors to gain an understanding of their specific needs and objectives; select appropriate computer-assisted auditing programs; modify programs to meet specific criteria or write and test new programs when necessary to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of the Office; foot and analyze computer files, select samples, recalculate amounts, match related files and fields, and perform various other computer-assisted duties
Determine the integrity of data files used; test computer-assisted auditing programs for accuracy; review the results of the program to determine if the needs and objectives of the requester have been achieved; document and resolve discrepancies between 1) the data files used to run the computer-assisted auditing program and 2) the client department control amounts
Review and evaluate the effectiveness of controls over major information system applications, such as Payroll and FAMIS
Prepare test reports, performance summaries and supporting documentation
Auditor Trainee, Auditor 1 and Auditor 206/2004 to 03/2015CITY OF PHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia, PA
Examine fiscal and related records for compliance
with Standard Accounting Procedures, finance-related legal provisions, civil
service regulations and/or generally accepted accounting principles
Complete increasingly complex phases of financial statement (Departmental and Citywide) and grant compliance (Single) audits; including but not limited to review of cash, payroll attributes
and expenditures, and both inter-governmental and inter-agency transactions
Review Federal and
State grant compliance requirements for GAAP, GAAS, A-133 Single Audit,
including, laws and regulations, administrative procedures, contract terms, and
general grant stipulations.
control systems for adequacy and implementation
Draft comments on
internal control and operating deficiencies.
documents, records, and reports, such as cash, inventory, payroll, budgetary
accounts and fixed assets.
Associate to Assistant Manager12/2002 to 04/2004A&M BERK TAX SERVICEPhiladelphia, PA
Prepared regular tax, small business and rental property tax returns while consulting clients on tax issues at a firm of 11 branches
Helped resolved tax issues for individuals
Researched and resolved under/over payment of
taxes and amended tax returns
Provided updates on new tax laws that could
directly affect clients returns
Assisted with supervision of 10-15 associates in three satellite offices.
Administrative Summer Intern, Comptroller's Office05/2001 to 08/2003TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEADManhasset, NY
Compiled and developed new extensive training instructions and guidelines for new fixed asset management data base, to ensure GASB 34 compliance.
Gathered and organized information for the implementation of the new fixed assets management database.
Provided office and technical support in the Comptroller's office for a city of 150,000 residents.
Assisted in general duties of accounts payable clerk including data entry, prepared and filed related reports, reviewed claims, printed and mailed checks.
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access,
Managment Advisory Commitee Member for the City Controller's Office, 2006-Current
Volunteer, Mayor Michael A. Nutter's Office of Education's Reading Stars Program, 2011-2012