Young professional seeking fulltime
employment, empowering utilization of strong
critical thinking skills
to create value for any project. Accounting and Finance
background, providing knowledge and experience across
business process, technology,
finance, compliance, and operations. Ability to communicate with a diverse set of stakeholders from business
and non-business backgrounds.
Bachelor of ScienceBusiness Administration; Concentration: Accounting, Corporate Finance; Certificate: International BusinessColorado State UniversityFort Collins, Colorado | May 2013GPA 3.13
Associate of ArtsBusinessCollege of Southern NevadaLas Vegas, Nevada | December 2008GPA 3.97
EKS&HRisk Advisory Services Senior | Denver, CO | October 2016 - Current
Examination experience in Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance, IT Audit, Financial Audit and Service Organization Control (SOC) engagements.
Lead small teams on audit engagements of transactional processing, IT general computer and application controls testing.
Evaluate design of control environment to ensure sufficient controls are in place, and provide recommendations to clients regarding risk-based design and operating effectiveness gaps and improvements.
Train Risk Advisory Staff in firm culture of serving others and building trust; provide on-the job technical training to assist in developing the Risk Advisory and Assurance practice, perform review of staff testing documentation and provide timely and specific performance feedback.
Conduct audit engagements pursuant to SOC Trust Principle and Criteria; including the Common Criteria of Security related to Organization and Management, Communications, Risk Management and Design and Implementation of Controls, Monitoring, Logical and Physical Access, System Operations, Change Management, and Additional Criteria for Availability and Confidentiality.
EKS&HRisk Advisory Services Staff | Denver, CO | September 2014 - September 2016
Initiate control rationalization projects to improve matching of control activities to actual business processes.
Assist with identifying and mapping control activities with financial statement process risks, IT-related business risks, as well as trust principle criteria.
Collaborate with Audit Seniors and Managers in updating and maintaining audit plan and execution.
Provide quality services by delivering a strong work product and creating exceptional relationships with client management and external auditors.
Structured approach to problem solving and client communication.
Dye & WhitcombAudit Intern | Fort Collins, CO | November 2013 - March 2014
Obtain and document understanding of clients' business processes, accounting procedures, and information flows.
Establish and maintain rapport with client personnel ensuring cooperation and timely information gathering.
Select samples for Internal Control testing, assess weaknesses in controls, and identify significant audit risks.
Compile necessary documents for work paper and general files, request client support documentation, perform analytical procedures, and evaluate evidence.
Preparation of required financial statements and related disclosures, final proofing of documents before issuance.
RAS & AssociatesInternal Projects | Denver, CO | December 2013 - March 2014
Overhauled financial model in tracking forecasted and booked revenue, increased visibility to variance in planned revenue goals, identified risks and gaps to drive behavior.
Strong capabilities with Salesforce; improved CRM data integrity of target companies to increase the reliability and validity of reports.
Analyzed reports and used pivot tables to provide assessment of executive relationships in target companies.
Conducted market research and thorough analysis of Colorado's economic environment; facilitated meeting to provide 2014 customer segmentation recommendations to the company partners.
Segmentation resulted in leadership re-evaluation of target account ownership; increased effectiveness of business development strategy and improved communication quality and service delivery to current clients.
The Capital GrilleCertified Corporate Trainer Lead Host | Denver, CO | August 2010 - May 2013
Appointed by regional manager to conduct training program for a New Store Opening in Plano, Texas.
Optimized customer logistics process; resulted in record guest counts and $30,000 increased revenue.
Recognized company-wide for advanced relationship-building skills.