I have experience performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) as well as OMB Circular A-133 (Yellow Book), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and KPMG Audit Methodology (KAM). I have prepared financial statements and the accompanying footnotes in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting (OCBOA). I also have significant experience in documenting and observing internal control procedures and assisting clients with bookkeeping, reconciliations, and general nonattest services. In addition to this I have conducted research on emerging accounting issues to include International Accounting Standards (IFRS), the Codification of GAAP, Fair Value Measurements and disclosures, and the FDIC Transaction Guarantee Program.
Jan 2012 - Present
Dec 2010 - Jan 2012
In this position I am responsible for:- Executing the day-to-day activities of audit engagements for various clients, including Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registrants, state and local governments, non-profit organizations, and private equity corporations.- Identifying and communicating accounting and auditing matters to managers and partners and identifying performance improvement opportunities while interacting with clients to help ensure the efficient flow of information.- Understanding and utilizing KPMG's Audit Methodology (KAM) as well as Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and identifying, researching, and communicating technical accounting matters to clients and management.-Participate in recruiting events at universities across the southeast and serve as a mentor and transitional coach to new hires and interns.Industries: State & Local Government, Manufacturing, Higher Education, Mining, Healthcare, Banking & Finance
May 2008 - Dec 2010
Brooks, McGinnis & Company, LLC
As a staff accountant at Brooks McGinnis I have developed and lead seminars on audit and fixed asset software as well as assisting in developing and leading CPE on the efficient use of this software in a paperless environment. I have been responsible for conducting field work and preparing workpapers for audits, compilations, and reviews as well as drafting financial statements for clients. I also have experience in the tax department through the preparation of IRS Forms 1040, 1120, 1065, 990, and accompanying schedules.