Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Special Projects Accountant

University of the Incarnate Word

As a special projects accountant, prepared quarterly, annual financial statements and tax returns of the University and two related high schools. Researched and implemented new accounting and tax practices and regulations that affect the entities. Responsible for other special projects such as fixed assets, unrelated business income, and professors’ stipends. 

Jan 2009 - Jan 2010

Senior Auditor

BKD, LLP

As a senior auditor, performed accounting and auditing assignments including the preparation of multi-company financial statements and work papers. Reported findings and recommendations to improve internal control. Assisted partners and managers in resolving client issues and problems; compiled and prepared reports on various audit and financial issues. Obtained a GAAP background and knowledge of Financial Accounting Standards. Assisted in the preparation of tax returns for individuals and corporations. Supervised staff during performance of fieldwork. 

Feb 2007 - Jan 2009

Senior Accountant

Brown Armstrong, CPA's

As a senior accountant, performed audits of governmental, public companies, special districts, and health retirements’ systems. Performed audits of financial statements and compliance audits. Improved firm’s documentation and efficiency by designing forms to simplify the risk assessment process. Prepared financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Supervised staff during performance of fieldwork. 

Education

Education
Jan 2004 - Dec 2006

Business Administration

California State University, Bakersfield

Skills

Skills

Computer literate

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Publisher, OneSource Tax.

Spanish

Certifications

Certifications
Jul 2008 - Sep 2013

Certified Public Accountant

State of California