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Information Systems Team Leader

Location:
United States
Posted:
October 27, 2016

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James Schaefer

**** ******** #*** *******, ** ***22 Cell 206-***-**** acw9w6@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

Analyst / Audit position, using audit information to reconcile available data into statistically usable information to address specific objectives, reduce overall company risk parameters, and foster increased company profits.

Education

MS IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUGUST 2016 NSU COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Major: Business Intelligence/Analytics

Minor: Information System Audit Techniques

Related coursework: SQL Relational Database techniques/ Programming (Python); Statistical Data Analysis of Hypothesis Queries; Reengineering of Business IT systems to integrate with existing company structure; IT Systems Analysis and Design of IT Projects.

MBA AUGUST 1980 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Major: Finance

BS in Accounting Science University of Puget Sound

Skills & Abilities

CERTIFICATIONS:

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

MANAGEMENT

Years of experience in developing audit recommendations and presenting them to top management; formal presentations to business owners of government compliance/taxation issues; compliance audits of SOX issues with municipal corporations; auditing experience in financial, IT, compliance, and investigations for corporate attorneys; extensive research experience in state law (RCW, WAC) and federal law (IRS Code, CFR) for risk analysis, and client strategic planning.

COMMUNICATION

Experience as team leader for audits of major corporations; communication leader for state and local government issues pertinent to new business owners; preparation of written reports to the CEO’s of audited corporations for use as official external documents and for internal use as required.

Experience

ASSISTANT STATE AUDITOR WA STATE AUDITOR 1983-1999

Audits of municipal corporations with areas of audit concentration in IT, legal compliance, financial statements and performance analysis.

o Audit planning and completion of municipal corporations (financial, IT, compliance).

o Analysis of audit results.

o Preparation of audit reports and presentation of report findings to corporate directors.

o Audit of the Department of Revenue and the unclaimed property section.

ASSESSMENT AUDITOR KING COUNTY 1999 - 2007

Audits and analysis of corporate taxpayer’s financial data in King County for determination of state and local tax compliance and assessments.

o Audit and analysis of corporate tax reports relating to tax assessments.

o Developing models to determine theoretical assessments vs actual taxes paid.

o Representing the County in official tax hearings and court cases.

ANALYST COMMERCIAL COST ANALYTICS 2008 - PRESENT

Analysis of corporate taxpayer’s cost data using predictive software to provide evidentiary information in state and local tax compliance appeals.

o Development of financial models to determine the cost structure of commercial buildings for use in tax hearings and IRS audits.

o Use of expert software and relational database systems to develop advanced cost models.



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