• Elk Grove Village IL

Ilona Lebryk

Senior Auditor


Dedicated, detail-oriented, and organized professional with 10 years of diverse experience related to accounting, finance, and real estate. An individual with proven ability to work independently and in a group environment, experienced in leadership roles, group projects, and implementation of solutions related to work processes.

Work History

Work History

Senior Auditor

2014 - Present
CentralStates Pension Fund

Summary: Prepare for and conduct audits to ensure contributing employers are complying with negotiated labor agreements, Fund policy and remitting appropriate contributions.

  • Analyzed contracts and gathered information from local unions, employers and other Fund departments; planned the audit, identified problem areas and outlined the audit procedures to be performed.

  • Lead audit team during fieldwork and conducted meetings with Employers.
  • Prepared drafts outlining recommended solutions to identified problems as well as post and final audit files for documentation of employer audit results and practices.
  • Acquired and reviewed necessary employer records and documentation, employer financial statements, personnel files, tax documents, and reporting of payroll benefit withholding by employers for compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreements.

  • Conducted new hire and staff training.


  • Worked on various projects with management between audits to improve department efficiency and maximize the number of employers audited.
  • Advanced into the Senior Auditor role after one year of employment.

Real Estate Appraisal Coordinator

2010 - 2014
American Chartered Bank

Summary: Responsible for the performance of commercial appraisal services used by the Bank in support of its commercial real estate lending transactions and determine if the reports meet guidelines and adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

  • Evaluated corporate financial statements and analyzed the debt service coverage ratio and its impact on potential and existing loans.

  • Reviewed all real estate appraisals and utilized market extraction to ascertain appropriateness of adjustments.
  • Followed up with appraisers and other appropriate parties to ensure satisfactory resolution to avoid material errors, omissions, or other appraisal weaknesses and deficiencies.
  • Created and built relationships with existing and potential appraisers.

  • Implemented cost reduction measures while streamlining operations and improving productivity.


  • Strengthened the appraisal Review department by re writing all appraisal review procedures, checklists and training materials.

  • Created and implemented a variety of reports to help with lending processes and overall productivity of the department.

  • Improved customer service between clients and team members in the appraisal process by managing needs and expectations of all stakeholders in the review process and implementing a more extensive communication process than was original in place.


2009 - 2010
Scottrade, Inc.

Summary: Served as the primary support for branches to assist customers in the Check Writing and Money Direct process.

Credit Administration Associate

2007 - 2009
American Chartered Bank

Credit Administration Associate 10/2007 - 08/2009

Summary: Reviewed client personal and corporate financial statements and generated reports to provide departmental support to Commercial Bankers and Commercial Banking Assistants.

Universal Teller

2006 - 2007
American Chartered Bank

Summary: Provided client servicing including: account opening and closing, stop payments, account maintenance, account transfers, check orders, wire transfers, issuance of debit cards, consumer loans, and loan draws. Acting supervisor when Branch Market Manager and Client Relationship Manager not present.



Bachelors of Science - Accounting

Northeastern Illinois University

Continuing Education

Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures; UAD/UCDP Seminar; Commercial Appraisal Engagement and Review Seminar for Bankers and Appraisers; 15 Hour USPAP Course; Appraisals Part II – Appraisal Review Webinar; Appraisals and Evaluations: Compliance & Review; Understanding and Interpreting Appraisals of Commercial Real Estate; Introduction to Commercial Banking.

Technical Proficiencies


Accounting/Banking: OptiWeb, V3 Dashboard, FIS, IBS Insight, BakerHill One Point System.  

Office Productivity: Microsoft Office 2010


Fluent in Polish


Robin Tufts

2nd Vice President at American Chartered Bank                                  (847) 269-3021

Nikki Bradshaw

AVP, Staffing Manager at MB Financial Bank

Maria Miller
Electronic Funding and Bank Deposit Program Manager at Scottrade