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Accounting Real Estate

Location:
Denver, Colorado, 80209, United States
Posted:
May 25, 2010

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< Manage the execution of audit and advisory services to international and

public companies in manufacturing, e-commerce, consumer products

(handbags, women shoes, cleaning products, household appliances and fast

food restaurants/franchise), real estate, healthcare and financial

services (2 hedge funds). These clients have IFRS, US GAAP and/or UK

reporting requirements.

< Audit and review of 10-Q, Quarterly disclosures, 10-K, S-1, S-3,

significant experience in 404 Sarbanes Oxley, Financial Reporting,

Restatements and comfort letters/ procedures to underwriters.

< Key accomplishments include involvement in audit engagements managed by

the Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP (Sun Microsystems, American Medical

Response, Triumph, and ING), interviews with CEO's of Ernst & Young

clients on behalf of the "Entrepreneur of the Year" awards in Los Angeles

and various recognition awards (incentives).

< Involved in many research projects and writing of technical accounting

memorandums related to various FASB's.

< Strongly experienced in Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint,

proprietary accounting software (e.g. Exact).

Professional Experience

EKS&H, Denver, Colorado Dec

2008 - Present

Senior in AABS (Assurance and Advisory Business Services)

My audit portfolio contains clients in Information Technology, and

Manufacturing and Consumer products (handbags, women shoes, household

appliances and fast food restaurants/franchise) industry with US GAAP

reporting requirements. The main responsibilities are:

. Supervision/managing of associates on site

. Research projects related to accounting issues such as the treatment

of hostage fees, SOP 97-2 (Software Revenue recognition), SAB 104

(Revenue recognition), FASB Statement No.2 (Accounting for Research

and Development Costs), FASB Statement No. 142 (Goodwill and Other

Intangible Assets), EITF 07-03, (Accounting for Nonrefundable Advance

payments for Goods or Services Received for Use in Future Research and

Development Activities) and FASB Statement No.13 (Accounting for

Leases)

. Review of audit work performed by others

. Preparing and reviewing audit budgets

. Conducting audit risk analyses, identifying potential audit issues for

all audit areas, communicating audit issues and planning of audit to

clients and team executives

. Determining audit strategy, both substantive testing and full process

review and controls based testing,

. Preparing/performing Team Planning Events (TPE)

. Determining materiality levels

. Preparation of consolidated statutory accounts

Ernst & Young LLP, Denver, CO Sept

2001 - Oct 2008

Senior 3/Acting Manager in AABS (Jan 2005 - Oct 2008)

(Assurance and Advisory Business Services)

My audit portfolio contains Public clients in Real Estate (resort),

Information Technology, and Manufacturing and Consumer products (handbags,

women shoes and cleaning products) industry with US GAAP and IFRS reporting

requirements. The main responsibilities were:

. Supervision/managing of associates (staff and seniors) on site and

multiple locations

. Review of audit work performed by others (internal audit, staff &

seniors)

. Preparing and reviewing audit budgets

. Conducting audit risk analyses, identifying potential audit issues for

all audit areas, communicating audit issues and planning of audit to

clients and EY executives

. Determining audit strategy, both substantive testing and full process

review and controls based testing,

. Preparing/performing Team Planning Events (TPE)

. Determining materiality levels

. Coordinated site visits (inventory counts) through out the US and

Canada as part of year-end audit and 404 compliance work for selected

sites

. Preparation of consolidated statutory accounts

. Preparation of Audit Committee reports

. Peer advisor for new hires

. Participation in UCD recruiting events and interviews

. Billing and collecting audit fees for my engagements

Ernst & Young Accountants, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Sept 2001 - Dec

2004)

Advanced staff in AABS (Assurance and Advisory Business Services)

My audit portfolio contained Public clients in the Oil and Gas (BP,

Weatherford) Industry, Construction (HBG/BAM) and Manufacturing. The main

responsibilities were:

. Identifying potential audit issues

. Communicating audit issues to Audit senior

. Preparation of consolidated statutory accounts

. Participation in Team Planning Events (TPE)

. Conducting audit risk assessments

. Supervision of associates on site during third year

. Conducting interim, year-end audit work including 404 compliance work

. Determining materiality levels

. Preparation of consolidated statutory accounts

Education

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Sept 2001 - Jun 2007

Major: Accounting (post graduate)

Subjects: Internal control, financial reporting and IT auditing

Haagse Hogeschool, The Hague, the Netherlands Sept 1996 - Aug 2002

Major: accounting (Bachelor of Accounting)

Subjects: Accounting, External reporting, Auditing, Tax and internal

control

CPA Examination Successfully passed 3 parts CPA exam and scheduled to sit

for final part April 2010

(US Transcripts show education to be at equivalency of a Masters Degree)

Languages

Dutch Native language

English Fluent

German Fluent

Spanish Basic

Hobbies

Running (Marathon New York City 2002: 3:51:57), skiing and hiking.



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