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IT Auditor

Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
January 11, 2018

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VINCENT GATEWOOD

ac3zu7@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile: 214-***-****

SUMMARY

Possesses over 20 years of Management experience in various Finance positions that included the following; IT SOX Audits/ SOX Audits, Compliance Reviews, Financial & Operational Auditing, Risk Analyst, Revenue & Account Payable Audits, Price Cost Analyst, Financial Analyst, Payroll Auditing & Supervised, Grant & Loan Auditing and Staff Accountant.

Key Career Accomplishments

Safeguard Government sponsored ARRA programs and Grant funded programs and recovered 1.3 million dollars of overfunded per diem audits from fraud scandal.

Recognized over one million dollars of over payments of property tax Audit and recovered 100% that impacted the bottom line of the financial statement.

Recognized Revenue of several million dollars not recorded on books that were reported to SEC that understated the income statement in a Revenue Recognition Audit.

Reconciled and balanced a million-dollar payroll not recorded in the general ledger that overstated the income and understated payroll expense during a Payroll Audit.

EDUCATION

Clark Atlanta University, BA Business Administration and Accounting Degree

Protiviti Training- Sarbanes Oxley 404 Certification August 2008

Secret Security Clearance 2017

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

Workday, Visio, Access, TeamMate, Excel, PowerPoint, SQL, PeopleSoft, Great Plains, ACL, SAP, JD Edwards, Oracle, ISS, Banner, QuickBooks, Lotus, ACCPAC, Peachtree, ADP, I-Learn, Business Objects, Deltek & PCS.

EXPERIENCE

Consultant Professional

Wells Fargo / Randstad Tech Consultant-IT Auditor-Charlotte, NC 9/2017 – Present

Performs testing of internal IT controls in accordance with Enterprise Data & Analytics Review.

Audits the activities of IT functions for compliance with plans, policies and procedures of Banking Controls.

Lead audits independently in Information Technology for security, applications, project management and change management.

Work collaboratively throughout the organization with all levels of management and various departments.

Indivior - IT Compliance & Validation Contractor- Richmond, VA 5/2017 – 8/17

Point Person that interpreted, updated, created, and facilitated the audit request and assure that there were no gaps in provided documentation per processes.

Created mechanism to assure SOC1 & SOC2 received and reviewed any gaps in a timely manner that effect the ITGC’s.

Documented Risk, flow charted the process from end-to-end, reviewed internal control for non-compliance and SOX Reports in compliance with COSO.

Work with Internal Audit to communicate results of ITGC and potentially operational audits and lead mitigation efforts.

Supported and coordinated ITGC, SOX, PCI, SDLC, ISO and COBIT control testing.

Wells Fargo / RHI Resources Consultant– Auditor – Risk Analyst – Charlotte, NC 7/16 – 03/17

Performed end-to-end process mapping, identified risks and controls points, performed internal control reviews in compliance with COSO standards and validated SOX reporting.

Plus, submitted the gaps and findings to the Process Owner (Stakeholders) for verification and followed up with the remediation of non-compliance issues.

Served as a liaison between customer/client and IT to resolve business issues related to technologies.

Made recommendations for the update line of business control policy procedures and risk control documentation.

Centers of Disease Control (CDC) – Auditor / Cost Analyst – Atlanta, GA 5/15 - 10/15

Performed audits of the financial Statements and prepared for DCAA audits.

Supported negotiations with government, Grantees and cooperative agreements of foreign customers.

Utilized my knowledge of Federal, Auditing and Accounting Standards to make a financial assessment of the foreign Grantees financial capabilities to safeguards government funds that will be necessary to provide medical assistance to the foreign countries.

Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and a working knowledge of the CAS, FAR, DFAR, CAS, SOX and IFRS.

Savannah River Remediation (SRR)-Lead Internal Auditor – Aiken, SC 5/14 – 1/15

Lower Tier Contractor to Department of Energy.

Performed Financial Statement Audits that included testing and plus identifying compliance problems.

Write the Audit Program, Audit Plan, Preliminary Audit Program, Test Scripts and the Audit Report etc...

Utilized my knowledge of Federal Standards (GAAP, GAGAS, Yellow Book, FAR, DEAR, CAS etc.) to audit and identified, planned and achieved engagement goals.

Audited past and present invoices to validate consistency with contract terms including rates and labor.

Communicated reconciled differences and explained the risk to management.

Made recommendations to Agency personnel concerning DCAA audit related closeout/contract issues.

Merit Energy – Revenue Manger Accountant Contractor – Dallas, TX 2/14 – 4/14

Researched and reconciled general ledger accounts and compared to the financial statement.

Entered revenue entries into SAP software and Procount via Oildex, manual input and data uploads.

Retrieved and reconciled electronic revenue data and technical data.

Data extracted using SAP tools regarding procedures to accomplish company goals.

Interacted with other departments to understand the impact of the feeder systems into SAP ECC 6.0.

Researched production vs. revenue discrepancies, located and tracked down missing revenues.

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch 1 – TDS/Exelon Corp –Financial Analyst / Audit – Dallas, TX 11/11 – 12/13

Performed the financial statement audits and reported findings to management.

Audited payroll to ensure that best practices regarding payroll, Davis Bacon compensation, unions and benefits are compliant to DOE/DOL regulations.

Utilized Federal government guidelines of the FAR, CAS, DEAR, GAAP GAAS to safeguard the funding related to American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA) loan servicing.

Oversight for development to analyze and interpreted statistical and accounting information to appraise operating results in terms of costs, budgets, policies, trends, treasury and financial Audits in SAP.

Responsible for project calculation and project reporting to the owner, stakeholders and DOE.

Department of Energy- ARRA – Audit Manager / Cost / Financial Analyst – Aiken, SC 7/09 -6/11

Procurement business process controls with the application and execution of the Department of Energy (DOE) process for implementation of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DEARS) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).

Performed Financial Statement Audits and compliance A-123 (SOX) preparation (i.e. FAR, DEAR, GAAP, GAAS and CAS) for the Oversights reviews for Office of inspector General (OIG).

Audited billion dollar Contractors and Subcontractors contracts for compliance, tracking expenses, overhead rates and cost rate proposals that included accounts payable, discounts, payroll, lease agreements & materials.

Audited Service invoices for Labor rates, Davis Bacon Act, and federal compliance.

Held monthly and weekly meetings with all levels of management to discuss compliance issues.

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Complete Production Ser. (Oil and Gas Ser.) – Auditor Supervisor – Houston, TX 9/08 -12/08

Performed Financial Statement Audits and Operational Audits in Oil Services in SAP ECC 6.0.

Performed SOX testing and reviewed documentations.

Audited the Lease agreements for properties evaluations, revenues and royalty payments.

Understanding of reporting capabilities for SOX in SAP Business Warehouse and Business Objects.

Contract Positions

McConnell, Jones, Lanier & Murphy - Texas Southern Univ. – Accountant – Houston, TX 5/08 - 08/08

Thompson, Cobb, Bazilo & Associates - Howard Univ. - Benefit Accountant – Wash, DC 1/08 - 04/08

Federal Transit Administration – Destiny Mgt. Ser. – Grant Auditor – Silver Springs, MD 5/07 - 01/08

Bearing Point (KPMG)– Contract – IT SOX Auditor Consultant 12/04- 07/06



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