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Senior Internal Auditor

Richmond, Virginia, United States
January 08, 2017

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Satydra Chandler

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Chester VA 23831



Strayer University, Master of Science in Professional Accounting Information Systems, June 2003.

Pace University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management May 1999.

Professional Experience

Senior Internal Auditor, Virginia State University Internal Audit Services (2/10/16 – Present)

Independently planned, developed, and executed financial, operational, compliance, fraud, and special audit throughout the University in compliance with the appropriate industry audit standards and directives .

Conduct thorough follow-up reviews based on the audit plan to ensure corrective action is being taken by management with respect to recommendations made in APA audit reports and in Internal Audit Department audit reports.

Provided professional audit reports supported by competent evidential data, developed recommendations to mitigate risks, improve controls and systems, conduct entrance and exit conferences.

Identify, document, and communicate audit findings, recommend appropriate corrective action to auditee.

Establish good, professional relationships with University employees.

Developed annual and long range audit plans and presentations to University audiences. Assure monitoring and completion of the annual audit plan.

Developed and implemented quality assurance reviews of the audit work to ensure compliance with departmental and professional standards.

Managing Budgets – Manage, monitor and execute all aspects of assigned budgets. Act as the primary conduit for budgetary and financial matters for the A&F division regarding the budget, end of year timelines, and other financial issues.

Acting Mgr, Auditor, Richmond Public Schools Internal Audit Services (2/8/09 – 2/10/16)

• Independently planned, developed, and executed financial, inventory, and compliance audits and evaluated the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls over activities.

• Provide consulting services to organizational management and staff.

• Perform professional work in the examination of the school division’s accounting records and systems.

• Identify and evaluate the organizations risk areas.

• Conduct internal investigations of matters involving possible fraud or malfeasance.

• Perform special audits (fraud, waste and abuse complaints) and provides assistance to external auditors when necessary.

• Conduct interviews, established and maintained effective working relationships with external auditors, school administrators, central office staff, and other members of the public.

• Prepare clear, concise, and effective oral and written reports and multimedia presentations to support audit report findings and recommendations.

• Able to work independently and implement effective decision making skills toward completion of assigned tasks.

• Proficient in the use of data analysis and continuous monitoring software, such as IDEA and AS400 in the evaluation of data.

Senior Field Auditor, Circuit City Corporation (3/5/08 – 2/8/09)

• Plans and performs integrated compliance and operational audits for Circuit City Stores, Local Offices and Customer Contact Centers in accordance with "Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing" of the Institute of Internal Auditors, GAAP, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Standards Operational Policies.

• Keeping lines of communication open with Regional Management, Director of Operations, Retail Vice President, and the Director of Internal Audit in evaluating and conducting research.

• Recognizing and informing management of opportunities for improvement, meeting financial performance goals, and shrink reduction to increase level and types of services at Circuit City Stores.

• Assessing internal controls and identifying any abuse or illegal acts.

• Demonstrated ability to analyze data, recommend corrective action, write narrative reports and verbally present contents; to review a function, area or situation and determine applicable audit procedures to perform interviews.

• Preparing comprehensive audit reports of investigation findings.

• Provides on-going guidance to ensure that appropriate procedures and practices are adopted and applied

Senior Field Auditor, Department of Motor Vehicles (10/10/05-03/5/08)

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing to all levels of the agency

• Experience in writing policies and procedures and in leading projects and teams

• Assists with the planning, development and execution of the agency’s internal audit plan, utilizing the integrated audit approach.

• Investigate evidence of possible fraudulent actions and prepare reports to be presented to State Police and the courts

• Ability to analyze financial and non-financial data to arrive at logical conclusions and to identify areas of audit concerns

• Provide consultative agency-wide on matters related to internal controls, operational functions, compliance with rules and regulations, information technology, information security, and financial concerns

• Utilize knowledge of risk assessments to develop the annual plan and develop the policies and procedures followed by Internal Audit Office

• Provide consultative services to management and user groups with regard to compliance, operational efficiency, program effectiveness, and electronic system controls

• Knowledgeable of auditing processes, including the generally accepted accounting principles and the Institute of Internal Auditor’s Professional Practices Framework.

• Ability to analyze financial and non-financial data to arrive at logical conclusions and to identify areas of audit concern

• Possess good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well verbally and in writing

• Conduct follow-up review in order to ensure proper and timely implementation of corrections and recommendations

• Interact with all levels of management and Company employees

Assurance Field Auditor, Ernst &Young LLP (1/3/05 - 10/10/05)

• Differentiate potential audit issues and analysis unusual financial statements by communicating them to the team

• Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives and clients engagement history

• Accountable for planning the audit approach and challenge procedures used in the past to enhance audit techniques

• Illustrate professionalism and competence in the clients environment

• Knowledgeable of current business and economic developments relevant to the clients business to enhance service delivery

• Maintain people skill through teamwork, integrity, and leadership by listening, contribute ideals and respond to team member’s views.

Securitization Accounting, Capital One. (3/2004-12/31/04) Contractor

• Responsible for performing various securitization accounting and trust servicing responsibilities for the company’s largest credit card securitization trust, Capital One Master Trust

• Maintain balance sheet account reconciliation’s and monthly journal entries for allocations, participations, securitization issuances and maturities and monthly trust cash distributions

• Review of monthly investor reports from Capital One securitization servicing system, trust performance data for the Capital One internet site and Securities and Exchange Commission filings for the trust

• Recording and explaining all monthly and quarterly journals entries which involves month end general ledger closing

• Manage wires for monthly deposits made to the trustee

Senior Accounting, McKesson Medical Surgical –Inc. (1/1999 -3/2004)

Assist manager with projects of increasing complexity regarding integration between systems and inventory distribution managers

Provide organized support through strong analytical research by identifying and recommending strategic technical solutions for the Pricing Debit Memo process which includes communicating to other inventory mangers

Develops high performance, cost effective solutions that supports the Pricing Debit Memo projects

Responsible for monthly calculating, preparing, and interpreting reports and records for managers. This entails preparing supporting schedules for pricing debit memos, which include detailed records of pricing, outstanding debits, and possible accruals for future debits

Provide consultative services to management and user groups with regard to financial, compliance, operational, and management of automated systems.


Software: Team-mate, AS400, IDEA, Banner, Qualtrics, EPES Systems, Microsoft Office Suite Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus, JD Edwards, People Soft, and Access.

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