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Accounting, External/Internal Auditing, Litigation Accounting Services

Hollywood, Florida, United States
February 21, 2018

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**** **** **** ***** ● Miramar, FL 33025 ● Phone: 914-***-**** ● POSITION QUALIFICATION

An accounting/audit professional with several years of experience in public accounting, internal auditing, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and tax compliance in New York, Florida, Georgia and Kingston, Jamaica. Also possess expertise in investigative accounting, discovery procedures, preparing exhibits for financial affidavits and trials, expert witness report writing, conducting fraud examinations, net-worth analysis, loss profit valuations, and other litigation accounting services. PROFESSIONAL LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

- Certified Public Accountant (New York State) License No. 121331

- Certified Public Accountant (Florida State) Pending

- Certified Fraud Examiner Member No. 647140


Senior Internal Auditor Broward Health, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 2017 – Present Broward Health is one of the 10 largest health systems in the U.S., comprising of 1,529 licensed beds and approximately 1,900 credentialed physicians, and generating 1.04 billion in operating revenue in 2015. Broward Health currently operates more than 30 healthcare facilities, including Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children's Hospital, and Broward Health Weston. My daily functions and responsibilities include:

Monitor the Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) imposed by the Office of the Inspector General

(OIG), by conducting physicians’ contract and compensation reviews.

Provide support to the Department Director with objective, confidential and effective consultation on special projects requested of the department by the Board, Audit Committee or Management.

Establish and maintain open lines of communication both verbally and in writing with all members within the organization, external auditors and other outside parties.

Audit and analyze accuracy of financial records to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies, District policies and acceptable business procedures.

Perform audits of the construction, international program, clinical trial, contract, and bidding processes, as well as physician contract and compensation reviews.

Establish and maintain confidence with clients by adhering to Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and Professional Standard for the Practice of Internal Auditing in order to support continuity of effectiveness of quality audits.

Auditor BCA Watson Rice LLP (RSM Affiliate), New York & Florida September 2015 – April 2017 BCA Watson Rice, LLP is a public accounting firm with 40 plus years of operating history specializing in not-for-profit, public sector, and employee benefits plans. My daily functions and responsibilities include:

Participating in the planning of audit engagements – designing, determining the timing and extent of audit procedures.

Performing analytical procedures/analyses to detect unusual financial statement relationships.

Performing internal control and substantive testing.

Identifying and communicating accounting/auditing matters to supervisors, managers, & partners.

Proposing adjusting journal entries and discuss audit findings with clients.

Assessing internal controls and risk factors to determine the timing, nature, and design of substantive procedures.

Creating management representation letter comments and recommendations and prepare audit reports.

Coordinating entrance/exit conferences.

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Major clients include: New York Power Authority – White Plains, NY (partnered with KPMG); Dormitory Authority of the State of New York – Albany, NY (partnered with KPMG); Erie County Medical Center – Buffalo, NY (partnered with RSM); Local Initiatives Support Corporation – Manhattan, NY; and Metropolitan Transportation Authority – Manhattan, NY (partnered with Deloitte and Touche) Staff Auditor Bellows Associates, P.A., Plantation, FL, 2013 – 2014 Bellows Associates P.A. is a full service/ public accounting firm that specialize in not-for-profits, Single Audits (A-133), labor unions audit, Affordable Housing Project audits, HUD audits, etc. My daily functions and responsibilities included:

Perform analytical procedures, assess internal controls to design and determine extent of substantive testing.

Preparing PBC (Provide by Client) lists and confirmation requests.

Documenting audit procedures and cross referencing work papers.

Compiling financial statements.

Preparing 1040 and 990 federal tax returns.

Major client: Elderly Housing Development & Operations Corporation – Sunrise, FL Assurance Specialist (Seasonal) PwC, Tampa, Florida, 2013 PricewaterhouseCoopers (trading as PwC) is a multinational professional services network. The firm offers various services spanning assurance, tax, and advisory areas. The firm occasionally employs seasonal accounting professionals. My daily job functions included:

Performing specific process-focused audit activities in a standardized manner for client-facing Assurance engagement teams that are executing their audits of various companies, including those of “Fortune 500.”

Teaching Assistant Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, 2012 – 2013 My daily job functions included:

Monitor and provide guidance to undergraduate students.

Assist professors in delivering course syllabus to undergraduate students.

Conduct account-related researches, grade and procter exams, quizzes, and assignments. Accountant/Auditor & Mortgage Officer National Housing Trust, Kingston, Jamaica, 2002-2011 The National Housing Trust (NHT) is a government agency charged with the responsibility of enhancing the housing stock in Jamaica, and to provide mortgage financing to low-income earners to buy, build, or repair their homes. In order to sustain a pool of funds to carry out its mandate, the NHT (through government legislation) imposes a tax on employees, employers, and self-employed individuals. The legislation also provides for Tax Accountants (Compliance Inspectors) to ensure compliance. My daily job functions included:

Participating in payroll audits of private and public entities in the Kingston & St. Andrew region.

Conducting assessments of self-employed and companies to determine tax liability.

Reviewing payroll records of companies, contacting delinquent accounts, effecting and monitoring arrears agreements; participating in tax compliance seminars, speaking engagements, and representing the Trust in court.

Investigating tax evasion cases, quantifying tax losses, and researching tax cases to guide compliance efforts.

Posting journal voucher entries to general ledger to adjust mortgagors’ principal, interest, and escrow balances; and performing daily reconciliation. EDUCATION

Master of Accounting (Forensic), 2013, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Bachelor of Accounting & Management Studies (2002),University of the West Indies, Jamaica Page 3 of 3


Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) 2013 – present

ACFE – New York Chapter Sep. 2015 – present

New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) Aug. 2015 – present

National Association of Black Accountants – New York Chapter Sep. 2016 – present SUMMARY OF ACCOUNTING/AUDITING AND COMPUTER SKILLS

-External Auditing -Internal Auditing -Expert report writing -QuickBooks

-Fraud risk assessment -Fraud examination -Net worth analysis -Microsoft Office

-IC assessment -Forensic accounting -Caseware (RSM) -eAudit (KPMG)

-Ultratax -ATX -AS/2 (Deloitte) -PeopleSoft

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