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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
SOX Analyst with over 7 years of financial audits and accounting and working knowledge of CAS, FAR and OMB A122 and A133 concepts with experience in internal policies and procedures, as well as DAR, FAR, SOX and other government regulations.
Skills
  • Audit reporting
  • Internal and external auditing
  • Performance audits
  • Expert in QuickBooks Pro
  • Financial reporting
  • US GAAP principles
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Knowledge of SOX
Work History
SOX Consultant , 11/2016 to Current
Caci International Inc.Linthicum Heights, ,


  • Designed and implementation internal controls for clients.
  • Applied knowledge of general accounting  practices and internal controls analysis to support the development and implementation of corrective actions to transform the client's business environment.
  • Worked with process owners to ensure policies and procedures are SOX compliant.
  • Worked with external auditors and third party consultants on compliance testing.
  • Assisted the Chief Compliance Officer with all aspects of internal control and Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) compliance.
  • Worked with clients to ensure  the all key business process owners and external auditors to identify, document, review, and certify internal controls over financial reporting are designed and operating effectively. This includes the development, documentation, and review of control templates, process narratives, and process mapping or flow charts.
  • Provided recommendations for improved and enhanced controls and business efficiencies to clients.


SOX Analyst/ Financial Auditor , 07/2016 to 11/2016
AustalSan Diego, CA,
  • Responsible for activities in support of global Sarbanes Oxley compliance for shared service centers, including documentation, validation, reporting, auditing and aggregation of findings. Position will also support internal/external audits.
  • Work with process owners to ensure SOX documentation is updated (as needed) and reports are submitted timely. Maintain a library of SOXdocumentation including narratives, test scripts, and risk matrices.
  • Work with process owners to ensure SOX documentation is updated (as needed) and reports are submitted timely. Maintain a library of SOX documentation including narratives, test scripts, and risk matrices.
  • Recognized and communicated regular and irregular audit findings and financial conditions of an insured to the agent and branch underwriting. Informs corporate investigations and underwriting of questionable operations, including suspected fraud
  • Supported management through risk identification, control testing and process improvement procedures.
  • Supervised and coordinated projects for external auditors and examiner evaluations.
  • Reported internal control issues to management and supplied comprehensive recommendations to mitigate the associated risks.
  • Communicated audit results to upper management through written reports and oral presentations.
  • Gathered data for internal audits through interviews, financial research and downloads.
  • Articulated audit findings, risks and detailed recommendations to upper management.
  • Met with clients to identify and assess business controls, risks, process gaps and work flow inefficiencies.




Internal Controls- Sox Analyst , 04/2015 to 05/2016
Carrier EnterpriseGreensboro, NC,
  • Work with process owners to ensure SOX documentation is updated (as needed) and reports are submitted timely. Maintain a library of SOX documentation including narratives, test scripts, and risk matrices.
  • Identify business, control and audit risks. Execute and report on annual/quarterly SOX testing.
  • Assist with developing training materials for Control Owners and Process Owners.
  • Perform and assist with other special projects, including independent testing, monitoring of supporting controls, and global control standards.
  • Gathered data for internal audits through interviews, financial research and downloads.
  • Supervised and coordinated projects for external auditors and examiner evaluations.
  • Communicated audit results to upper management through written reports and oral presentations.
  • Articulated audit findings, risks and detailed recommendations to upper management.
  • Conducts audits of accounts substantiating accuracy of policy classifications, exposure base inclusions/exclusions, status of subcontractors, subcontractor cost allocations, business and final customer relationship and audits the overall business. Develops proper premium basis on risks adhering to strict timedeadlines.


Audit Readiness Consultant , 2015 to 04/2015
Robert Half FinancialCity, STATE,
  • Met with clients and developed detailed business process narratives to document various audit processes. 
  •  Prepared a summary of findings and recommendations on the budget variances and produced periodic status reports on the availability of funds. 
  • Supervised and coordinated projects for external auditors and examiner evaluations.
  • Supported management through risk identification, control testing and process improvement procedures.
  • Met with clients to identify and assess business controls, risks, process gaps and work flow inefficiencies.
  • Plan and organize financial statement audits and audits of internal control over financial reporting for clients,  created audit programs, process narratives, and work papers in compliance with documentation requirements of the firm as well as the  performed testing over internal controls and significant financial statement accounts and ensure compliance with requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and U.S.
  • Worked with clients to identify financial control issues and gap.
  • Designed and implement technical solutions to improve financial management activities.
  • Anticipated client needs and formulate solutions to client issues.
  • Provided financial improvement and audit support to assist clients with achieving and sustaining audit readiness. 








Financial Auditor , 05/2009 to 06/2015
Furniture TodayCity, STATE,
     
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies. 2) Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities
  • Responsible for activities in support of compliance for shared services, including documentation, validation, revaluate and document SOX procedures and controls; Regularly work with Process Owner, Control Owner, Auditors and Management to fulfil audit requests; Identify business, control and audit risks porting, auditing and aggregation of finding.
  • Assessed risks and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance; evaluating manual and automated financial processes; identifying process weaknesses and inefficiencies and operational issues.
  • Verified assets and liabilities by comparing and analyzing items and collateral to documentation.
  • Completed audit work papers and memoranda by documenting audit tests and findings.
  • Communicated audit progress and findings by providing information in status meetings; highlighting unresolved issues; reviewing working papers; preparing final audit reports.
  • Supported external auditors by coordinating information requirements.
  • Provided financial control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Coordinated and facilitate both External auditors and Outsourced Internal Audit Resources
  • Met with management to report on audit conclusions, conduct risk assessments, and define the internal audit plan.







Jr Accountant , 08/2007 to 02/2009
CamposCity, STATE,
  • Maintained 100% accuracy in calculating discounts, interest and commissions.
  • Composed effective accounting reports summarizing accounts payable data.
  • Posted receipts to appropriate general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled discrepancies between accounts receivable general ledger account and accounts receivable trial balance account.
  • Balanced monthly general ledger accounts to accurately record cost and month end accruals.
  • Coded and entered  invoices each day into the in-house accounting software.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Created periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.



Education
Master's of Finance : Fiance , Expected in 2013
Continental - La Quinta, CA
GPA:
Accomplishments


    Innovative accounting professional proficient in extracting financial data from various reporting systems and suggesting key operational changes.

    Revamped the accounting system, which ended up in increased efficiency in handling accounting controls

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