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Sales Manager

City of Orange Township, NJ, 07050
March 20, 2019

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Kenechia Nelson

*** ***** ******** ***, ******, NJ 07104 917-***-****


Experienced Senior Auditor specializing in compliance, government contracting, procurement compliance, internal control and audit procedures. Highly proficient in analyzing reports, data analysis, quality assurance, reporting/documentation, project management, journal entry review, reconciliation and research. Ability to produce high quality of output individually, and as a team member, interfacing with a broad spectrum of professionals. Skilled in effectively being able to communicate orally and in writing. Seeking a position to utilize newly acquired skills, knowledge, experience and professional abilities and seeking to achieve further professional development in the accounting field.

EDUCATION: Master of Business Administration Graduate: November 2015

University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Science in Accounting Graduate: May 2007

CUNY Medgar Ever, Brooklyn, NY


Senior Auditor 07/2007 - Present

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)

Served as lead senior auditor on an audit team and independently performed a variety of difficult complex audit assignments.

Identified and prepared comprehensive risk assessments and developed/modified audit programs and plans in addition to aligning audit steps with risk assessment to be able to meet with auditee to explain audit purpose, obtain necessary information and discuss audit findings.

Performed detailed testing and examination of accounting systems and records, cost representations, internal controls, management policies and practices, to assure compliance with accounting and auditing principles, standards and regulations.

Prepared audit work papers, which were organized, indexed, referenced, and adequate substantiating documents, which were in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).

Made initial audit determinations, which identified deficiencies and/or noncompliances.

Prepared detailed reports of audit findings, conclusions and recommendations.

Performed independently on a multi-million dollar high risk proposal resulting in Government savings of over $2 million dollars and provided assistance during contract negotiation.

Performed as a lead auditor and team member on multiple high risk proposals resulting in multi-million dollars savings from a major contractor.

Knowledge of federal and/or state, local government or prime contractor procurement laws, regulations, policies, practices and procedures including knowledge of a variety of contractual instruments

Knowledge of the full range of business management methods practices and techniques

Skilled in financial statement analysis for purposes of determining financial soundness, financial needs, ability to perform contracts and potential for business success

Skilled in planning, organizing, securing, and managing resources to create and deliver trainings/presentations to a diverse audience using various methods and technologies.

Acting Supervisory Auditor 11/2014 – 3/2015

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)

Served as the Supervisory Auditor in a branch office responsible for the supervision, conduct, and accomplishment of a segment of the audit program.

Served as a team leader and member of a participative work team (PWT) consisting of professional auditors.

Reviewed audit programs, working papers, progress on the audit assignments, and draft audit reports.

Evaluated audit programs to ensure risk-based audit approach, monitored audit progress, provided technical advice and direction to team members and reviewed working papers and audit reports to ensure audits were properly documented, completed in a timely manner and in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).

Communicated DCAA audit services and maintained audit liaison with acquisition officials.

Counseled and advised employees by evaluating performance, recommending and approving training and personal development.

Assisted employees in preparing audit working papers and audit reports that are in accordance GAGAS.

Coached and encouraged other team members to produce workable solutions, thereby fostering the accomplishment of the team goals.

Performed Independent Reference Reviews (IRR) on audits which helped assist in audit quality and audit documentation.

Served as Acting Branch Manager which included handling responsibilities within the Branch Manager duties.

Provided technical and administrative support to optimize the deployment of programs and services and to achieve goals.


New York, NY

Call Center Representative

11/06 – 4/07

Answer incoming phone calls in a professional and courteous manner and maintaining customer satisfaction. Respond to inquiries and determining service required by asking probing questions and using multiple computer applications to determine customer needs. Use multiple computer systems to handle inquiries, research answers, file requests for service, complaints or comments for investigation and for other purposes. Send out applicable forms and information pamphlets by submitting information in the appropriate computer system.


New York, NY

Sales Associate

1/05 - 01/06

Provided customer assistance in selecting and purchasing merchandise. Greeted customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs. Opened and closed cash registers. Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices. Computed sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment. Maintained records related to sales. Recommended, selected, and helped locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires. Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise.

AIS Accounting

Brooklyn, NY

Accountant Assistant- Intern

6/00 – 8/03

Prepared, examined, or analyzed accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. Assisted with the preparation of federal, state, or local tax returns of individual, business establishment, or other organization: Examined accounts and records and computes taxes owed according to prescribed rates, laws, and regulations, using computer. Ensured that establishment complies with periodic tax payment, information reporting, and other taxing authority requirements.


Volunteer Experience: CUNY Medgar-Feed the Homeless

Honors: Recipient of multiple performance awards from DCAA.

References available upon request

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