Nicole Jensen, CPA
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Utah
University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business Master of Science Degree in Accounting, Audit Specialization Master of Science Degree in Business Administration Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
Chief Financial Officer
Avenues Financial December 2019 – Present
Providing Bookkeeping, Accounting, CFO and CPA services to clients across the United States and Europe.
Certified Quickbooks Pro Advisors
Manages of team of 4 accountants and bookkeepers
We specialize in business consulting, forecasting, mergers & acquisitions, and budgeting. As well as, financial reporting and helping business owners grow their business and cut costs to maximize profits. Senior Consultant – Managed Services
Connor Group July 2020 – April 2021
Worked on several initial public offerings as the senior on the job including SPAC IPO, Direct Listing IPO, and Traditional IPOs. The fastest IPO I worked on took 2 months from start to finish.
Supervised up to 10 Staff and Staff II consultants on engagements.
Assisted several companies clean up their financial statements, create budgets and forecast financial performance.
Experienced in several types of financial reporting: Investor reporting, SEC reporting, IFRS reporting, and Management reporting.
Staff II Consultant – Managed Services
Connor Group July 2019 – July 2020
Connor Group is a financial consulting firm working with clients across every industry to prepare for IPO. I work on SOX 404(b) compliance, provide accounting team support, month-end close process improvement, creating balance sheet reconciliations, system integrations, ASC 606 implementation, and ASC 842 implementation.
Successfully implemented internal controls for a public company’s SOX 404(b) compliance with no significant deficiencies and no material weakness in the 2019 Annual Financial Statement Audit in less than 10 months.
Focused on Entity Level Controls, Equity and Stock Administration, External Reporting, Financial Statement Close, Hire to Pay, Intangibles and Goodwill, Inventory, Order to Cash – Collaboration Revenue, Order to Cash – Revenue, Property Plant and Equipment, Tax, and Treasury Cash Management
Asset Management Accountant
Savage Service Corporation April 2018 – July 2019
During my time with Savage I went through two acquisitions, a $3.5 billion-dollar merger, and sold off a business segment.
Manage over 10,000 assets with additions, disposals, and transfers to maintain adequate fixed asset accounts
Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations to ensure projects are staying within budget and adhering to internal control policies
Setup and monitor capital an operating lease agreement
Reconciled all asset related balance sheet accounts
Prepared the fixed asset rollforward and fixed asset cash flow each month
Worked with Oracle cloud and responsible for closing Asset Management and Projects each month Financial Reporting Accountant
Savage Service Corporation August 2017 – April 2018
Perform monthly general ledger reconciliations for deferred revenue, accrued liabilities, and equity
Prepare and post journal entries daily for all operations and joint ventures within Savage
Forecasted cash flow projections and prepared budgets to ensure enough future funding
Managed and trained three internal control interns
PeopleSoft / Oracle Cloud / Hyperion / Sales Force/ Riskonnect knowledge Internal Control – Audit Intern
Savage Service Corporation May 2017 – August 2017
Prepared and performed over 50 internal controls testing at operational locations across the states to adhere to internal control standards set by Savage Services Audit Committee
Analyzed risks associated with transactions involving revenue, expenses, payroll and fixed assets
Worked closely with business managers and directors to review results of internal control testing. PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT:
Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Member of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants