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Posted:
September 07, 2008

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VICTORIA KORCHAGIN

*** ******* ****** • Highland Park, IL 60035

Cell: 224-***-****• E-mail: qc5v9y@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION:

• University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Bachelor of Science in Finance, July 2005

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Sarbanes-Oxley Auditor/Financial Analyst

SIGMATRON INTERNATIONAL INC. ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL 9/2007 – Present

• Employ a top-down, risk based approach to analyze and identify significant financial statement accounts, disclosures and applications

• Link the significant financial reporting elements to the processes that affect them

• Analyze the characteristics of the financial reporting elements and related processes to assess their materiality, inherent risk and susceptibility to material misstatement

• Obtain an understanding of the various IT applications and existing IT infrastructure supporting the financial statements

• Rate each critical process as high, moderate, or low based on its significance and risk to financial reporting

• Identify inherent risks and control objectives that address relevant financial statement assertions for each critical process

• Develop and execute a plan to document and evaluate entity level controls with respect to the five components of the COSO model and AS5

• Assess the effectiveness of controls design in reducing the risk of errors or omissions to an acceptable level

• Provide test plans to validate the operating effectiveness of key controls for each process, and assist in establishing sample sizes based on the risk profile and frequency of the control

• Develop and execute a plan to evaluate general computer controls that support the key applications, databases and the network

• Perform procedures in accordance with the test plan to identify, analyze, and document sufficient information to demonstrate the achievement of the test objectives

• Acquire a list of items (gap analysis) showing internal control design and operating deficiencies

• Work with the process owners to ensure that remediation of the deficiencies is addressed

• Conduct another round of testing to ensure that the remediated controls are functioning as intended

• Assist management in the evaluation of each deficiency on the list, individually and as an aggregate, and in the classification of each as a deficiency, a significant deficiency, or a material weakness, as defined by SOX

• Assist Management in writing the final summary of all the work completed

• Travel to all the divisions to train employees, and perform ongoing internal audit to ensure SOX-compliance

Client Financial Analyst

HEWITT ASSOCIATES LINCOLNSHIRE, IL 11/2006 – 8/2007

• Documented financial procedures and coordinated all financial aspects related to assigned clients

• Created, maintained, analyzed and reported client level project information

• Provided support to client, financial and business managers for client forecasting, analysis and reporting (revenue and cost)

• Participated on special project teams and respond to ad-hoc analysis requests

• Assisted in identifying system requirements to create reporting tools for sharing business results and information

• Operated as point of entry to firm processes for client set-up and maintenance

• Ensured sufficient evidence, set up and maintain projects, reviewed fee submissions and fee revenue entry

• Understood client agreements for assigned clients and applied understanding to revenue processes

• Worked with appropriate business partners to ensure the accuracy and integrity of client source data

• Set up invoices and mapping, and review and validate invoice draft markups

• Functioned as primary point of contact for the client billing/invoicing process for an assigned portfolio of clients

• Generated invoices based on contractual requirements and engagement status, and process all bills in Hewitt Financial systems

• Served as a resource for any questions or concerns related to Hewitt’s financial policies, processes and procedures

• Educated client teams on GAAP requirements of the engagement

• Monitored client receivables and support collections

• Presented revenue recognition attestation support by complying with the firm’s audit and compliance initiatives

Analyst

AJILON FINANCE (MEXINOX, USA) BANNOCKBURN, IL 2/2006 – 8/2006

• Composed and analyzed detailed reports for upper management

• Produced spreadsheet data from external and internal resources

• Investigated financial data, examined reports, and made necessary changes when needed

• Developed recommendations to management based on research and analysis

• Gathered and organized paperwork for credit/debit notes for all deductions

• Assisted in preparing PowerPoint presentations for corporate meetings

Pricing Coordinator

AJILON FINANCE (COCA-COLA, ENTERPISES) NILES, IL 10/2005 – 1/2006

• Performed analysis and prepared reports on promotional exceptions and competitive pricing activity (actual vs. expected)

• Built recommendations to management based on results of analysis

• Recorded, maintained and analyzed pricing activities for the Midwest Business Unit

• Reviewed and monitored protective and competitive pricing

• Examined and researched all pricing overrides

• Trained employees to execute pricing duties

• Instructed Key Account Managers to compose contracts in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley standards

• Communicated with District Sales Managers and Key Account Managers to resolve pricing issues

• Invoiced outlets to verify pricing, and made appropriate corrections when necessary

• Managed multiple tasks simultaneously in a highly competitive, stressful and continuously changing environment

• Authorized, disapproved and terminated pricing contracts

• Operated with insistent and demanding internal customers

• Audited co-workers’ contracts to abide by the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Intern (Financial Executive Assistant)

CITIBANK HIGHLAND PARK, IL 6/2004 – 4/2005

• Communicated with existing and potential clients via phone, e-mail, and mail

• Spearheaded projects involving demographic client targeting

• Developed electronic customer database from existing paper files

• Kept up-to-date records of mutual fund prospectuses, files, and brochures

• Revised and organized outgoing letters, e-mails and projects

• Participated in target marketing plans

Server

WALKER BROTHERS HIGHLAND PARK, IL 12/2000 – 2/2004

• Waited on customers

• Worked the register

• Resolved customer conflicts

Sales Associate

E-STREET DENIM HIGHLAND PARK, IL 3/2000 – 8/2000

• Performed customer service duties

• Executed cashier duties

• Completed returns and exchanges

Receptionist NORTHBROOK, IL

CHIROPRACTOR OFFICE 6/1999 – 8/1999

• Entered and updated customer information in the computer

• Contacted insurance companies and customers via phone, e-mail, fax, etc.

• Wrote letters to customers, handled billing and paperwork

COMPUTER SKILLS:

• Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• PeopleSoft

• Lotus Notes

• JD Edwards

• Macola

LANGUAGES:

• Russian

• Some Spanish



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