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Auditor/Accountant

Location:
Richmond, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 25, 2018

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Senior auditor with over ** years of experience in examining and analyzing financial records, internal controls, policies, and procedures. Conduct analytical and problem-solving best practices to assess ledger processes, budget forecasting, and financial reporting accuracy and effectiveness. Adapts quickly to changing work environments to understand the internal workings of an organization and provide tailored solutions to meet goals and optimize business practices.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Audits

Budgeting

Cost Accounting

Financial Analysis

Financial Statements

General Ledger

Internal Controls

Payroll

Reporting

Compliance Testing

Systems Analysis

Trends and Anomalies

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Defense Contract Audit Agency, Houston, TX 08/2016- 10/2018

07/2012- 06/2015

05/2009- 01/2010

09/1995- 04/2008

An agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the direction of the Under Secretary of Defense, which performs all contract audits for the Department of Defense.

Senior Auditor, GS 12/10, Secret Clearance through 3/2018

Served as the Senior Auditor on an audit team independently performing a variety of difficult complex audit assignments and identifying and preparing comprehensive risk assessments.

Secured over $24M in cost avoidance for a $250M contingency operations task order proposal by developing a plan that built upon the strengths and opportunities for improvement in a previous task order.

Performed audit of purchased services from a tip regarding fraudulent activity by US contractor in Iraq which caused the contractor in question to return $500K to the US Treasury and caused a SIGIR fraud investigation.

Audit of major contractor using data analytics in risk analysis, to reduce audit time by 10% thereby preserving valuable resources.

Executed audit of a major contractor and identified at $3M/year noncompliance with Cost Accounting Standards.

Department of Defense Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, Kabul, Afghanistan 06/2015- 08/2016

Government contract group that developed resource management, Inspector General and rule of law, and fiscal oversight and accountability of funds and materiel delivered to the Afghan National Defense Security Forces.

Detailed from DCAA as Auditor for the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, GS 12/10

Performed audits to ensure that US Government funds provided to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) were used for the intended purposes.

Consulted and advised officials of the Ministries of Defense, Interior, and Finance resulting in the establishment of more effective internal and financial controls.

Assisted in the inspection of ammunition storage facilities and reported hazardous, life-threatening conditions at 5 storage facilities, which effected the development of a safety and storage training program.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Cont.)

Department of Defense Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, Kabul, Afghanistan 01/2010- 07/2012

Organization allowed government civilians to use their capabilities, experience, and knowledge as a crucial component of helping the Department of Defense accomplish its mission abroad.

Detailed from DCAA as Afghan Ministry of Defense IG Audit Advisor, GS 12/10

Advised the Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) for the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (NTM-A), within a multinational organization composed of 46 nations. Developed capabilities of the IG organization to generate, employ, and sustain the Afghan National Security Forces.

Consulted and mentored the Audit Department in planning, programing, and implementing audit systems to build sustainable capabilities.

Oversaw the development of an auditor training and professional development program to provide continuous support of financial best practices within the client’s operating procedures.

Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, Baghdad, Iraq 04/2008- 05/2009

Provides independent and objective oversight of U.S.-funded Iraq reconstruction policies, programs, and operations through comprehensive audits, inspections, and investigations.

Senior Auditor, GS 13/4

Audited programs and operations funded by the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund (IRRF) and all obligations, expenditures, and revenues associated with reconstruction and rehabilitation activities in Iraq, to determine whether resources were being managed efficiently, effectively, and economically, to achieve the desired outcomes.

Discovered Cost Accounting Standard noncompliance during the audit of a USAID contractor and initiated an action plan to recover in excess of $30M of improperly invoiced services.

Ensured audit documentation and written reports included all applicable elements of findings so as to correct any identified weaknesses and brief staff and executive level management on the results.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Houston, Houston, TX

CERTIFICATIONS

Government Financial Management Level II, Comptroller, US Department of Defense

Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II- Auditing, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L), Defense Acquisition University

AFFILIATION

Major, Field Artillery, US Army Reserve (Retired)

Graduate, US Army Command & General Staff College

LANGUAGES

German: Proficient in reading, writing, speaking and comprehending

Dari (Persian, Afghanistan) Beginner in reading, writing, speaking, and comprehending

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), Data Analytics, Computer Assisted Audit Techniques



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