Alpha Johnson

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - May 2008

Senior Auditor / Sr. Pricing Analyst (Contractor)

Temp Agency
  • Performed Audits to keep contracts in compliance.
  • Audit customers monthly financial reporting to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Query and analyze data for a contact database for cross reference to check for fraud
  • Performed Audits on Federal Government accounts
  • Audited and monitored (pricing) rates, promotions, and discounts, of active Government contracts.
  • Prepared a formal forecast for specific Government contracts revenues for monthly, quarterly, 6 months, and annual review.
  • Prepared a budget for specific Government contracts/clients and showed trending reports for the quarterly, 6 months and yearly review.
  • Knowledge of GAAP, auditing standards and risk analysis
  • Supported contract negotiations, used pricing templates and models
  • Prepared workpapers and reviewed staff auditor's workpapers as well.
  • Performed cradle-to-grave responsibilities for all contracts and subcontracts in my base
  • Prepared proposals, including RFP/RFQ analysis, pricing
  • Performed Internal Audits to meet SOx Act Compliance: Sections 403, 404, 406 & 302.
  • Government billing contracts, reviewed invoices, adjusted discrepancies and issued debits or credits.
  • Audited DoD contracts, Army, Navy, Corp of Engineers, Navco
  • Assist in complying with reporting requirements for GSA
Dec 2005 - Jul 2007

Senior Compliance Auditor (Contractor)

Verizon Business
  • Advised senior management on laws, rules and standards; develop process and forum for informing them of changing regulatory expectations
  • Monitored day-to-day compliance activities throughout Verizon
  • Ensure timely reporting to senior management on the status of key compliance projects and their significance to the overall Enterprise Compliance mission
  • Assisted in the development and execution of the Compliance Program assessment, in partnership with other members of Compliance and Ethics
  • Assisted in defining and prioritizing discrete projects that will help the Enterprise Compliance team drive a culture of compliance.
  • Recommended prioritization of projects and ensure the business units and support functions are properly represented.
  • Executed on multiple complex projects simultaneously and flawlessly
  • Responded promptly and accurately to multiple inquiries from business lines and support partners
  • Responsible for $50 million dollar Government account, the A/R on the account was huge and had to be managed on a day to day basis.
  • Performed Audits to keep contracts in compliance.
  • Audited customer's financial reports to ensure compliance and accuracy     
  • Prepared a budget for specifics Government contracts/clients and showed trending reports for the quarter and yearly review.
  • Drafted audit reports to summarize audit findings for Senior Management and above
Jul 1996 - Aug 2005


Senior Auditor (Apr 2001- Aug 2005)

  • Responsible for auditing accounts on a daily/monthly basis that billed revenue in excess of $12 million dollars a month   
  • Performed audits on "audit models" to ensure contractual compliance
  • Audit customers monthly financial reporting to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Performed audit /approval process for documents generated by existing staff of 40 employees   
  • Performed "User Acceptance Testing" (UAT) of the Billing Systems to ensure compliance for Analyst use.
  • Performed Internal Audits to meet SOX controls
  • Performed Audits on Global and Federal Government accounts
  • Complied with Risk Analysis & Performed Compliance Audit
  • Draft audit reports to summarize audit findings for Senior Management and above.

Billing Analyst (May 1999 - Apr 2001)

  • Responsible for accounts that billed in excess of $10 million a month in revenue
  • Download billing information into access models to generate monthly audits and reporting package.
  • Use internal systems to research and validate rates and discounts
  • Verify the integrity of reports and financial data
  • Coordinate with management and other departments to ensure compliance of contracts
  • Review reports to identify any billing issues and provide solutions
  • Apply and monitor promotions, discounts, and rates of active contracts
  • Monthly reconciliation of monitoring conditions

Collections Analyst - Chicago, IL (Sep 1996 - May 1999)

  • Proactively reduced past due accounts via interaction with customers,
  • Receivable, Billing, Account Teams, Business Development and Legal Counsel to resolve billing, tariff and service related issues
  • Reduced aged receivable and resolve billing issues on a Global and Federal Government base of accounts Maintain accounts in organized and balance condition; responded to Sales/Service and customer inquiries and provide assistance with account maintenance; prioritized and monitored multiple concerns
  • Prepared weekly and monthly reporting. Implement strategies that will enhance MCI WorldCom's position with the customer as well resolve issues impacting non-payment situations
  • Communicated with all levels of management within MCI WorldCom and the customer's organization to secure repayment and settlement agreements


May 1996 - Present

Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Criminal Social Justice

Lewis University

Made Dean's List three semesters

Other information

*Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation, expected Q3 '09

Software Experience:

Microsoft Office Suite, Deltek I, F&E, IX Plus, CARMS, Access, CFO Vision, TIERS


Over 20 years of accounting experience, including several years  of Federal experience to include financial reporting, financial statements, footnotes, extensive excel spreadsheets,  internal audit, compliance, OMB Circulars (A-136,133, 130, 123), General Ledger, SOX 404/302, knowledge of GAAP, risk analysis, internal controls and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

Experience Highlights

U. S. Department Of Treasury, Washington DC                                             June 2008- Nov. 2008

  • Over 8 years of Federal experience to include compliance, OMB Circulars (A-136,133 & 123) and General Ledger.
  • OMB audit Guidance, federal financial statement preparation and notes.
  • FASAB standards, risk analysis and reporting.
  • SOX compliance sections 404, 302.
  • Responsible for budgets from 12 million and 750 million.
  • Assisting in the preparation and reviewing of the Office of Internal Control portion of the Performance and Accountability Report in accordance with OMB Circular A-136.
  • Preparing various financial management policies and standards in accordance with FASAB and OMB guidance.
  • Preparing financial statement footnotes, schedules and fluctuation analysis of financial information.
  • Assigned various projects and managed all project financial and procurement activities.
  • Ensured compliance according to OMB Circular A-123 & 136 with regulatory guidelines such as SOx, OSHA, EH&S, relating to various federal grants.
  • Knowledge of GAAP, auditing standards, gap analysis, and internal controls.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and government contracting.
  • Reviewing, preparing and evaluating intra-department and interagency elimination transaction documentation.