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IT Auditor

Flossmoor, IL, 60422
November 17, 2009

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Joseph Abbott

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Flossmoor, IL *0422


Experience Summary

Technology Auditor with 15 years experience. Strengths include: Ability to identify significant audit exceptions and work closely with management to resolve. Well documented audit reports that clearly identify issues and their related recommendations. Efficient time management so that audits come in within budget.

Major Accomplishments

 Uncovered major flaw in bank’s single sign-on security system that affected all

major bank applications. Worked with management to quickly resolve.

 Performed system architectural analysis for the proposed Money Transfer application.

Identified numerous control weaknesses requiring that system be redesigned.

 Reviewed proposed data model for Finance application and identified logical

inconsistencies. Determined that the design team was not qualified for this task.

Helped management to identify qualified resources.

 Provided audit oversight for Y2K project at a major stock issuance company in New

York. Identified that project management was ineffective. Partnered with the new

project team to ensure successful project completion.

 Developed CAATS programming that identified improper trade activity in Capital

Markets portfolio. The traders involved were disciplined by management.

 In connection with my own business, developed Real Estate Market analysis system

that provides a detailed property analysis in less than 10 seconds. This

application gave us a competitive edge and improved the quality and accuracy of our


Technical Skills

IBM MVS/ESA, JCL, FileAid, ACF2, VSAM, ChangeMan, Cobol ,Easytrieve, Lotus Notes, SQL-2000, Monarch, ACL (Audit Command Language), MS Project, Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Employment History

Atlantic Appraisal, Owner, 2004-Present,

JP Morgan Chase, Vice President, Audit 2003-2004

Bank One, Vice President, Audit, 2000-2003

First Chicago, Various, Audit, 1989-2000

Chicago Northwestern Railroad, Various, 1974-1989


DePaul University, Certificate Computer Science (Graduated Top of Class)

VanderCook College of Music, Bachelors Music Education

Appraisal Institute, Certified Residential Appraiser

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