Results oriented financial professional with extensive background in SOX risk assessment, audit, financial accounting and operations. Depth of experience includes Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial operations. Recognized as strong leader and excellent team player. Maintain high level of personal ethics and solid values.
Consultant tasked with SAP Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) implementation and upgrade for multiple ERP systems.
Corporate Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Manager with direct responsibility for annual risk assessment package for senior management and external audit firm
Co-Project Manager for implementation of SAP Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Access Control module across all company locations
Performed initial SOX development and testing for major utility company
CIGNA HealthCare (HealthCare Company) - Moosic, PA. Finance and Facility Manager. Performed budgeting, financial analysis, vendor relations, purchasing, contract negotiation and building maintenance for large call and claim center. Oversight for security, mail room, copy center, food service, space planning and life safety. Managed facilities in Atlanta, Georgia and Moosic, Pennsylvania. Reduced operating costs by $500,000 or more each year through cost savings initiatives. Managed staff of 3.
CIGNA HealthCare (HealthCare Company) - Atlanta, GA. Finance Manager. Performed monthly general ledger closing and review of financial results for stand-alone division. Managed an accounting staff of 12.
Project Time and Cost, Inc. (Entrepreneurial Services Company) Atlanta, GA. Controller. Managed accounts payable, accounts receivable and general accounting for entrepreneurial engineering and consulting company. Implemented Deltek Government Accounting system in 4 months. Reduced travel cost by 20%.
Whessoe-Coggins (now Coggins International) (Entrepreneurial Manufacturing and Services Company)- Atlanta, GA. Controller and Treasurer. Performed all financial operations for an entrepreneurial government contractor, including cash management. Developed work order system to determine standard product costs and enhance profitability.
Scientific Atlanta, Inc. (now Cisco) (Telecommunications Company)- Atlanta, GA. Various positions including Division Controller, Corporate Cost Accounting Manager and Senior Internal Auditor. Managed large government division including accounting payable, accounts receivable, job costing and government accounting. Developed job cost system for managing manufacturing cost.
KPMG (Big 4 Audit Firm) - Atlanta, GA. Senior Auditor. Performed various financial audits and supervised assistants.
Certified Public Accountant - Georgia (Active)
Software - Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. SAP ERP, SAP Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC)
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