Leslie St. Bernard

Leslie St. Bernard

Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2009 - Present


LAS Associates
  • Presented IRS Form 990 Preparation to Financial Executive Networking Group Nonprofit Special Interest Group.
  • Managed Brooklyn Queens Long Island Area Health Education Center's annual audit and preparation of IRS Form 990.
  • Completed Abyssinian Baptist Church accounting procedures manual and required documents for annual audit.
  • Headed selection process for Brooklyn Queens Long Island Area Health Education Center's new auditors.
  • Audit adjustments and staff development for nonprofits.
Jul 2007 - Apr 2009

Fiscal Director

Yonkers Community Action Program
  • Obtained consecutive unqualified audit opinions from government grantors. 
  • Prepared grant proposal documents leading to $75,000 in additional funding.
Jun 2006 - Jul 2007

Deputy Director Finance / Operations

Adolescent and Family Comprehensive Services, Inc.
  • Obtained unqualified audit opinions from OMB A-133 government audit.
Jan 2001 - Dec 2006


LAS Associates
  • Prepared procedure manuals, financial statements, records, schedules, and documentation for Brooklyn Queens Long Island Area Health Education Center's first audit resulting in an unqualified opinion.
  • Ensured the successful onboarding of new Lexington School for the Deaf CFO through preparation of detailed accounting procedures manual.
  • Completed financial documents leading to Mina's Cuisine LLC sucessful launch.
Jan 1998 - Oct 2000

Assistant Vice President Management Reporting Systems Liaison Officer

US Trust Company
  • Performed timely upgrade of $90 billion general ledger system.
  • Completed Controller's division year 2000 planning document.
Sep 1986 - Jan 1998

Senior Technology Auditor

Long Island Railroad
  • Received commendation from Federal Railroad Administration for developing the railroad industry prototype for accident reporting.
  • Designed internal controls for new $20 million Manpower Tracking Information System.
  • Identified needed hardware and software for improvement of automated train movement system.
  • Determined valuation of Freight Division for spinoff and eventual sale.
Jan 1985 - Sep 1986

Internal Auditor - Information Technology Specialist

  • Prepared systems planning study used for the launch of the new Bloomingdale's By Mail division.
  • Recovered over $100,000 in accounts payable duplicate payments using 4th generation software.
Oct 1981 - Jan 1985

Senior Programmer Analyst

Touche Ross
  • Promoted to Senior Programmer Analyst after eliminating year end overtime.


Jan 2002 - May 2005

Masters Science for Teachers

Pace University
Jan 2002 - May 2002

Feb 2001 - Apr 2001

Blue Data
Feb 1990 - Feb 1990

MTA Data Center
Feb 1980 - May 1984


New York University
Sep 1975 - May 1979

Bachelor of Arts

Herbert H. Lehman College, CUNY



Jan 2015

Certified Public Accounting

Maryland Department of Professional Licensing