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Quality Assurance Management

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, 60657, United States
Posted:
May 28, 2010

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Ping Jiang

CPA, CISA, PMP, MBA

(Cell) 312-***-****

abmqxl@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Audit and finance professional with proven track record in leading risk-

savvy audit teams and adding value to stakeholders with results-driven

insights and recognized as a dynamic, collaborative leader with strong

analytical skills, hands-on style, board level presence, and a passion for

people development.

> Well-rounded Audit Director at two global organizations covering

enterprise risk management, internal control/SOX, accounting, operations,

IT/system audits, compliance/ethics, and special projects;

> Big Four experience in operations and strategies, system implementation,

program/project management, transactions support, in addition to solid

financial audit background;

> Extensive global exposures in Asia Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, and

India) and Americas and familiar with International Financial Reporting

Standards and overseas regulations.

EXPERIENCE

Zimmer iNC ($4.2 billion global medical device manufacturer), Oakbrook

Terrace, IL 2008-2009

Director, Internal Audit (Left due to office closure)

Built and directed the international audit function of eight members in

Chicago, Zurich, and Singapore plus out-sourced staff and supervised

financial, operational, compliance, system audits, and consulting projects.

. Drove the enterprise risk management efforts in full life cycle and

developed comprehensive approach to ensure the risks were adequately

identified, prioritized, and addressed in management action plans

globally.

. Recruited, trained, and developed teams and strengthened the draft and

execution of the international and IT audit plans with new approach to

improve alignment with the corporate strategic objectives and needs.

. Streamlined process to review the audit planning and execution

documentation, quality control reports, and present summaries to audit

committee, establishing performance indicators and reducing cycle time by

60%.

. Developed regulatory and compliance audit program to accommodate the

requirements of the enhanced compliance models and collaborated with

legal report in special investigations in overseas market.

. Launched financial due diligence reviews for potential acquisition

targets on global basis. Advised management on accounting and

operational observations and trained staff.

. Pioneered process improvement reviews on product development and launch

with Six Sigma techniques, and guided teams in devising deliverables and

control solutions with consultative approach.

KPMG LLP (Big Four global accounting and consulting firm), Chicago,

IL/Shanghai, China 2005-2008

Manager/Senior Manager, Advisory Services (Left for global

opportunities)

Managed engagements in project/program management, enterprise risk

management, merger & acquisition support, and financial audit support

service lines for clients in manufacturing and consumer business

industries.

. Led the Program Management Office engagement on the finance integration

efforts on both processes and SAP systems for the merger between two

multi-billion dollar consumer electronics manufacturers.

. Supervised the large-scale financial and integrated audit supports

(budgets over 5,000 hours and up to 30 team members) for external and

internal audits with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) for Fortune-500 companies.

. Participated in building of the group's Enterprise Risk Management

practice by authoring the corresponding methodologies, developing

marketing materials, administrating the internal knowledge repository.

. Knowledge leader for KPMG Project/Program advisory and Merger &

Acquisition practices. Drafted service development materials and point

of view white papers and organized marketing efforts.

. Diversity board member for Chicago Asian Pacific Network and founder of

KPMG Toastmaster Club.

Wal-mart stores Inc ($405 billion global retailer), Bentonville, AR

2004-2005

Regional Audit Director, Internal Audit Services (Left due to wife's

relocation)

Oversaw 40-person internal audit services in Global Procurement operations

around the world and in Asia Pacific markets, and led special project for

strategic and operational reviews to support the executive sponsors.

. Reviewed and summarized the quarterly financial reviews from all ten

operating countries, including adjustments from IFRS to US GAAP.

Presented to the corporate senior financial leadership.

. Provided quality assurance and leadership to the in-country Audit

Directors. Reviewed the audit planning and execution, prepared executive

summaries of findings and presented to executives and audit committee.

. Directed the draft and execution of the audit plan and audit budgets from

the countries to ensure the coverage was consistent with the corporate

strategic objects and provided value to the internal customers.

. Led the review on the China Holding Company to ensure the execution

agreed to the plan and did not pose compliance risks to the company,

including reevaluating the tax structure against corporate strategic

plans.

. Coordinated the planning and execution of the Sarbanes - Oxley (section

404) efforts. Reviewed the process documentation, walk-through, control

testing, and coordinated transition to process owners.

. Supervised the staff recruiting, training, development, and succession

plans for 40 internal auditors and mentored second level direct report to

rotate into finance leadership roles.

. Recognized as a high potential performer and attended corporate

leadership program with other 30 people, where Warren Buffett lectured.

Deloitte Consulting LP (Big Four global management consulting firm),

Chicago, IL 2000-2003

Senior Consultant, Global Manufacturing Group (Left to finish MBA)

Consulted as supply chain practitioner and responsible for delivering

strategic reviews and assessments, building up business cases, analyzing

processes, and leading teams in presenting deliverables to clients.

. Performed sourcing analysis and formulated e-procurement implementation

strategy for a Fortune 500 cement manufacturer. Presented recommendations

and solutions implemented by the CIO organization.

. Reviewed the capital request and budgeting processes, conducted needs

analysis, developed system design and specifications that were adopted by

the Treasury Department at a Fortune 50 general retailer.

. Drafted an e-procurement and strategic sourcing business case. Made

presentations to facilitate the sales of $ 3 million engagements at a

Fortune 500 consumer package goods manufacturer in Midwest.

. Supervised the quality assurance team for a warehouse management system

implementation engagement at a Fortune 500 discount garment retailer.

Authored and presented the testing strategy in cross-vendor setting.

PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (Big Four management consulting firm), Chicago,

IL 1998-2000

Consultant, Management Consulting Group, (Left for interests in

operations)

Focused on emerging technologies in the e-business group and specialized in

custom web application development and B2B package customization, and

walked through the whole system implementation cycles.

. Rotated in different tracks at a major custom development engagement for

a top financial institution. Participated in system design, analysis,

development, test, rollout, and maintenance of the complex system.

. Trained in emerging data warehousing and e-procurement technologies and

became a subject-matter expert.

. Led the development team in a $ 5 million e-procurement package

implementation engagement at a Fortune 500 consumer package goods

manufacturer. Supervised and trained six client developers.

Arthur Andersen & Co. (Big Six global accounting firm), Shanghai, PR China

1994-1996

Experienced Staff Auditor, Business Consulting & Audits (Left for graduate

studies)

Performed statutory audits in accordance with International Accounting

Standards, analyzed client business processes, and performed operational

effectiveness reviews for global manufacturing clients.

. Drafted financial audit reports and/or engagement findings reports and

supported presentations to clients.

. Investigated inventory loss at a leading international chemical

manufacturer. Analyzed the clients' inventory cycle, formulated

hypotheses, and designed procedures to identify the root cause.

EDUCATION

The University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Chicago, IL 2004

Master of Business Administration, Concentrations in Strategic Management

and Finance (GPA 3.5/4.0)

Internship: BNP Paribas, Equity Research Analyst, Shanghai, China

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 1998

Master of Accountancy Science, Master of Science in Management Information

Systems (GPA 3.9/4.0)

Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, PR China 1994

Bachelor of Economics, Major in International Trade (GPA 4.0/4.0, GMAT 740)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Professional Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Microsoft

Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD, Visual Basic, SQL Server), Certified

Information System Auditor (CISA), Project Management Professional (PMP),

Six Sigma Green Belt-trained.

Computer Applications: SAP, Oracle, JDEdwards, BaaN, Hyperion, Ariba,

Tibco, Approva, ACL

Languages: Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, German



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