Tax Site Manager, 01/2014
to 04/2014 Broadway Professional Services – New York,
For the 2013 tax
season prepared 1040, Estate and 1120-S tax returns for individuals and
businesses. Supervised, coached and reviewed tax returns prepared by tax
preparers at the site prior to final submission to the IRS. Reviewed and
updated operating procedures for the tax site. Supervised a total of 4 employees at the tax site.
Mortgage Banking Program Underwriter, 10/2011
to 11/2013 JP Morgan Chase & Company – Brooklyn,
Completed the Mortgage Banking Credit Program and attained my Credit Authority.
Responsible for the decision of consumer conventional mortgage credit applications based on the borrower's ability to perform within a financial capacity established by JP Morgan Chase Consumer Credit and Fraud Risk Management Policy.
Ensuring all credit decisions comply with Corporate Policy and Federal and State Fair Lending Laws.
Responsible for complete and accurate documentation of all credit decisions.
Prior to being in underwriting responsible for monitoring operations process flow by conducting quality control reviews to identify strengths and deficiencies, ensuring accuracy of credit quality, regulatory compliance and loan documentation, as part of the Quality Control group for the OCC article VII project.
Developed and/or collaborated on operational procedures for the Quality Control group.
Conducted special projects on behalf of the Independent Consultants and filled in for supervisor in their absence.
Tax Site Manager, 01/2011
to 04/2011 Food Bank of New York – New York,
Responsible for managing the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Programs for the 2010 tax season at Kingsborough Community College.
Provided coordination, organization, and supervision for all aspects of the volunteer tax program site location, from the establishment of site to overseeing the site operation during the 2010 tax filing season and acted as liaison between volunteers, the volunteer site and relevant sponsor, stakeholders and/or partners.
Supervised a total of 5 employees at the tax site.
Attended IRS SPEC site coordinators training and was certified as a Site Coordinator, Basic, this course covered the completion of wage earner returns, and Intermediate, this course covered completion of returns from wage earners, those who receive pension income, and more complex Forms 1040.
Monitored site to ensure that the intake process includes the use of an IRS approved intake and interview sheet for every return, a quality review is being conducted, privacy is being maintained, the Site Identification Number is annotated on each return and that all applicable federal/state laws and regulations were being adhered to.
to 12/2010 Dale Consulting Services, Inc – New York,
Responsible for marketing, sales, full life cycle recruiting and managing all aspects of day-to-day operations as a recruiter/partner of Dale Consulting Services, Inc.
a recruiting firm specializing in Audit (Operational, Financial and Information Technology), Compliance, Risk Management, Accounting, Finance and related areas for the Financial Services and Corporate sectors.
Worked with human resources, recruiting manager and/or department management to understand the specific needs of available positions from Staff to Director, levels.
Then executed strategic sourcing techniques to determine the most qualified candidates.
Conducted in-depth interviews to evaluate potential candidates and made recommendations to hiring manager and for candidates selected worked with human resources, recruiting manager and/or department management to set up interview schedules and made employment offers when applicable.
to 10/1995 C&C Music Enterprises – New York,
Managed the overall accounting operations, which included budget process, preparation of financial statements (monthly, quarterly and year end), accounts receivable and payable, monthly bank statement reconciliation, payroll, preparation and submission of all related tax forms (Federal, State and City) and special projects as necessary.
AVP and Internal Auditor, 05/1993
to 06/1994 Banco International, SA – New York,
Developed the Audit Department, which included the development of an audit and regulatory compliance program for the Agency and its Subsidiaries, which traded in less developed country debt, foreign exchange and derivative products.
Conducted integrated financial, operational and regulatory/compliance audits, for all areas of the bank and prepared detailed audit reports submitted to the General Auditor and Agency Management.
Updated and/or developed policies and procedures, and assisted External Auditors, State/Federal Examiners, and Head Office Auditors during their Financial, Operational and Regulatory Reviews.
Internal Auditor, 04/1988
to 04/1993 Banco Central Hispanoamericano, SA – New York,
Developed the Audit Department, which included the development of an audit and regulatory compliance program for the North American Division, which included a Branch in New York, Agencies located in Miami, Fl and San Francisco, Ca and a wholly owned bank in New York and Canada.
Conducted integrated financial, operational and regulatory/compliance audits, for all areas of the bank and prepared detailed Audit Reports submitted to the General Auditor and Bank Management.
Updated and/or developed policies and procedures, and assisted External Auditors, and State/Federal Examiners, and Head Office Auditors during their Financial, Operational and Regulatory Reviews.
Intermediate Staff Auditor, 04/1987
to 03/1988 Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co – New York,
Responsibilities included operational and financial audits, development and upgrading of matrices, flowcharts and audit programs, the evaluation of computer systems, internal control systems, documenting the understanding of the department under review, preparation of audit work papers and issuance of the audit report for area under review.
Assisted external auditors in financial and operational audits used to prepare the banks financial statements and annual reports.
Staff Auditor, 05/1986
to 03/1987 Crossland Savings Bank – New York,
Responsibilities included operational and financial audits, the development and upgrading of audit programs, the evaluation of internal controls, preparation of audit work papers and reports, and performing special project reviews.
Staff Auditor, 11/1984
to 04/1986 Banco De Ponce – New York,
Responsibilities included branch and departmental audits to evaluate internal controls in bank procedures, performed bi-annual financial and operational audits to determine accuracy of the financial statements.
Performed audit confirmations and discrepancy research.
Prepared audit reports for areas under review.
Bachelors of Business Administration: Accounting,
6 1984 University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo,
Fall 2013, received a Bookkeeping Certificate from Kingsborough Community College, courses included Accounting and Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation.
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