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Accounting Management

Location:
Columbia, Maryland, 21044, United States
Posted:
May 31, 2010

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Columbia, Maryland 21044

Email: ********@***.*** * Home (443-***-****)

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Profile

I am a highly motivated and accomplished individual. I retired from an

important and sensitive organization involving forensic accounting and

offer extensive hands-on and management experience within that field.

After retirement I began my career as an Internal Auditor with the

University of Kentucky. I then was recruited to and created a

professional Internal Audit function within the Office of Inspector General

for a Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. I am aggressive,

analytical, detail oriented with excellent computer and organizational

skills. I am goal oriented and an advocate of teamwork and diversity. I

believe interpersonal skills are paramount in dealing with people in order

to be effective in accomplishing your task. My interpersonal skills are

excellent. My credentials include: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA),

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA)

and Criminal Investigator.

Professional Experience

STATE OF MARYLAND, Baltimore, Maryland March 2009

- Present

Maryland State Lottery Agency

Manager, Video Licensing Terminal Division (VLT)

> Responsible for the financial, regulatory and overall due diligence

considerations for the VLT facility operators, manufacturers, their

officers, directors, employees and other designated persons.

> Audit financials of applicants to determine financial suitability for

entrance into the program.

> Create a newly formed division.

> Develop policies and procedures for the Division to ensure a proper

and efficient work flow and to ensure that adequate internal controls

exist..

> Ensure that all information submitted for application of a license is

complete and complies with established deadlines.

> Verify authenticity of documents submitted.

> Perform financial and due diligence background investigations

> Prepare summaries and reports on the licensing process for possible

appeals or other administrative purposes.

> Work with the Accounting Department to establish billing to vendors

for work completed by the VLT Division.

RETIREMENT

September 2007 - March 2009

STATE OF KENTUCKY, Frankfort, Kentucky August 2004 - September

2007

Director, Division of Internal Audit

Office of Inspector General

Cabinet of Health and Family Services

> Created professional Internal Audit Function.

> Manage and provide leadership to a staff of 31 individuals who

conducted comprehensive Internal Audits and examinations of all

programs within the Cabinet of Health and Family Services.

> Develop policies, procedures, standards, and criteria relating to

audit activities.

> Conduct special audits at the request of the Secretary or Inspector

General.

> Coordinate investigative efforts to aggressively recover Medicaid

overpayments.

> Allocate resources to engagements that have the strongest supportive

evidence and the greatest potential for recovery.

> Determine whether the Cabinets programs of risk management, control

and governance processes, as designed and represented by management is

adequate and functioning in a manner to ensure compliance with all

rules, regulations, policies, procedures, standards and applicable

laws and regulations.

> Communicate, via audit reports/memorandums and/or verbally, findings

and recommendations of investigations to include compliance,

efficiency and fraud issues.

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, Lexington, Kentucky 2004

to 2008

Adjunct Instructor of Auditing

> Instruct a senior accounting course in auditing.

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, Lexington, Kentucky.

2001 - 2004

Senior Auditor, Internal Audit Department

> Review, evaluate, and recommend business/operational process

improvements in University of Kentucky Organizations.

> Document embezzlements, losses, conduct review of systems to determine

control weaknesses and recommend procedural changes to decrease Fraud.

> Identify opportunities for revenue enhancement and cost reduction.

> Communicate, via audit reports/memorandums and/or verbally, findings

and recommendations of investigations to include compliance,

efficiency and fraud.

IRS - CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, Lexington, KY

1977- 2001

Supervisory Special Agent

> Provided leadership in the operation of two-field office, which

staffed 13 employees and their related budgets conducting criminal

investigations.

> Established polices and procedures which increased our production and

efficiency.

> Established many office practices, which made our clerical staff

operate with more efficiency and job satisfaction.

> Responsible for the implementation of directives mandated by my field

office and Washington, DC.

> Responsible to upper management for the operation of my group and

office.

> Prepare performance evaluations for subordinates and take the

appropriate disciplinary actions when appropriate.

> Member of our Centralized Hiring team, which was responsible for the

hiring of Special Agent's throughout the country.

> Created a management mentor program, which was adopted for our field

office.

> Investigated violations of the Internal Revenue Laws and related

offenses. Used knowledge of accounting principles and techniques with

the ability to apply them in analyzing voluminous, complex and often

incomplete books and records.

> Used basic principles and techniques of investigations, including laws

and decisions relating to investigative procedures, functions and

jurisdictions of the IRS and other Federal, State and Local law

enforcement agencies.

> Conducted interviews and interrogations to obtain and explore leads in

completing an investigation timely.

> Prepared detailed reports of findings. Reports were comprehensive and

complete.

> Coordinated investigations with other agencies in order to avoid

duplication of efforts. It was my belief and experience that by

working as a team the fruits of those efforts will be extremely

productive. Teamwork is very important to get the job done in an

efficient and timely manner.

> Instructed at our National Academy for new agents as a certified

instructor.

IRS - EXAMINATION DIVISION, Bangor, Maine

1973 - 1977

Revenue Agent

> Conduct independent field examinations of a wide variety of types of

businesses which can be expected to involve a general variety of tax

law, accounting and investigative problems. All findings within

generally accepted accounting principles.

> Audited a wide variety of businesses from a small family owned to a

large-scale corporation.

UNITED STATES MARINE CORP

1968 - 1970

> Served our country with a tour of duty in Vietnam.

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EDUCATION

FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER, Glynco, Georgia

Certificate: Criminal Investigator

1977-1978

HUSSON COLLEGE, Bangor, Maine

Degree: Bachelors of Science, Accounting

1972 - 1974

DELHI TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Delhi, New York

Degree: Associates of Arts & Science, Accounting.

1970 - 1972

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CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA)

Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP), in process

Criminal Investigator (Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy)

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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Institute of Internal Auditors - National

Institute of Internal Auditors - Central Kentucky Chapter

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - National

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Kentucky Chapter # 64

Association of Certified Internal Control Auditors

Association of Former Special Agents of IRS

Fraternal Order of Police Bluegrass Lodge # 4

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REFERENCES

Robert J. Benvenuti, III, Esquire (859) ***-****

Roger Smiley, (859) ***-****

Robert Ramsay, PhD, CPA (859) ***-****



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