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Vincent
vgate1959@yahoo.com
214-998-9088
Charlotte, NC 28201
Sr. Auditor
16 years experience W2
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Possesses over 20 years of Management experience in various Finance positions that included the following; IT SOX Audits/ SOX Audits, Compliance Reviews, Financial & Operational Auditing, Risk Analyst, Documentation, Revenue & Account Payable Audits, Price Cost Analyst, Financial Analyst, Payroll Auditing & Supervised, and Grant & Loan Auditing.

Key Career Accomplishments

  • Safeguard Government sponsored ARRA programs and Grant funded programs and recovered 1.3 million dollars of overfunded per diem audits from fraud scandal.
  • Recognized over one million dollars of over payments of property tax Audit and recovered 100% that impacted the bottom line of the financial statement.
  • Recognized Revenue of several million dollars not recorded on books that were reported to SEC that understated the income statement in a Revenue Recognition Audit.
  • Reconciled and balanced a million-dollar payroll not recorded in the general ledger that overstated the income and understated payroll expense during a Payroll Audit.

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

Workday, Visio, Access, TeamMate, Excel, PowerPoint, SQL, PeopleSoft, Great Plains, ACL, SAP, JD Edwards, Oracle, ISS, Banner, QuickBooks, Lotus, ACCPAC, Peachtree, ADP, I-Learn, Business Objects, Deltek & PCS.

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

Workday, Visio, Access, TeamMate, Excel, PowerPoint, SQL, PeopleSoft, Great Plains, ACL, SAP, JD Edwards, Oracle, ISS, Banner, QuickBooks, Lotus, ACCPAC, Peachtree, ADP, I-Learn, Business Objects, Deltek & PCS

Experience
Sr. Auditor
Banking/Financial
Feb 2013 - present
Charlotte, NC

  • Performed end-to-end process mapping, identified risks and controls points, performed internal control reviews in compliance with COSO standards and validated SOX reporting.
  • Plus, submitted the gaps and findings to the Process Owner (Stakeholders) for verification and followed up with the remediation of non-compliance issues.
  • Served as a liaison between customer/client and IT to resolve business issues related to technologies.
  • Made recommendations for the update line of business control policy procedures and risk control documentation.
Auditing Compliance SOX Regulatory Reporting
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Randstad Tech Consultant- Sr IT Auditor
Banking/Financial
Jul 2018 - Feb 2019
Charlotte, NC

  • Performs SOX testing of internal controls in accordance with COSO for Enterprise Data & Analytic s Review.
  • Audits the activities of IT functions for compliance with plans, policies and procedures of Banking Controls.
  • Lead audits independently in Information Technology for security, applications, project management and change management.
  • Work collaboratively throughout the organization with all levels of management and various departments.
Auditing Banking Change Management Compliance Project Management SOX
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Randstad Tech Consultant- Sr IT Auditor
Banking/Financial
Sep 2017 - Feb 2018
Charlotte, NC

  • Performs SOX testing of internal controls in accordance with COSO for Enterprise Data & Analytic s Review.
  • Audits the activities of IT functions for compliance with plans, policies and procedures of Banking Controls.
  • Lead audits independently in Information Technology for security, applications, project management and change management.
  • Work collaboratively throughout the organization with all levels of management and various departments.
Auditing Banking Change Management Compliance Project Management SOX
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IT Compliance & Validation Contractor
Chemicals/Pharmaceuticals
May 2017 - Aug 2017
Richmond, VA
  • Point Person that interpreted, updated, created, and facilitated the audit request and assure that there were no gaps in provided documentation per processes.
  • Created mechanism to assure SOC1 & SOC2 received and reviewed any gaps in a timely manner that effect the ITGC’s.
  • Documented Risk, flow charted the process from end-to-end, reviewed internal control for non-compliance and SOX Reports in compliance with COSO.
  • Work with Internal Audit to communicate results of ITGC and potentially operational audits and lead mitigation efforts.
  • Supported and coordinated ITGC, SOX, PCI, SDLC, ISO and COBIT control testing.

Auditing COBIT Compliance SOX
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RHI Resources Consultant– Sr. Auditor – Risk Analyst
Banking/Financial
Jul 2008 - Feb 2017
Charlotte, NC

  • Performed end-to-end process mapping, identified risks and controls points, performed internal control reviews in compliance with COSO standards and validated SOX reporting.
  • Plus, submitted the gaps and findings to the Process Owner (Stakeholders) for verification and followed up with the remediation of non-compliance issues.
  • Served as a liaison between customer/client and IT to resolve business issues related to technologies.
  • Made recommendations for the update line of business control policy procedures and risk control documentation.
Auditing Compliance Regulatory Reporting Risk Analysis SOX
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Cost Analyst
Healthcare
May 2015 - Oct 2015
Atlanta, GA

  • Performed audits of the financial Statements and prepared for DCAA audits.
  • Supported negotiations with government, Grantees and cooperative agreements of foreign customers.
  • Utilized my knowledge of Federal, Auditing and Accounting Standards to make a financial assessment of the foreign Grantees financial capabilities to safeguards government funds that will be necessary to provide medical assistance to the foreign countries.
  • Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and a working knowledge of the CAS, FAR, DFAR, SOX and IFRS
Accounting Auditing IFRS SOX
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Cost Analyst
Healthcare
May 2014 - Jan 2015
Aiken, SC
  • Lower Tier Contractor to Department of Energy.
  • Performed Financial Statement Audits that included testing and plus identifying compliance problems.
  • Write the Audit Program, Audit Plan, Preliminary Audit Program, Test Scripts and the Audit Report etc...
  • Utilized my knowledge of Federal Standards (GAAP, GAGAS, Yellow Book, FAR, DEAR, CAS etc.) to audit and identified, planned and achieved engagement goals.
  • Audited past and present invoices to validate consistency with contract terms including rates and labor.
  • Communicated reconciled differences and explained the risk to management.
  • Made recommendations to Agency personnel concerning DCAA audit related closeout/contract issues.

Auditing Compliance Risk Management Test Scripts
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Cost Analyst / Audit
Information Technology
Nov 2011 - Dec 2013
Dallas, TX

  • Performed the financial statement audits and reported findings to management.
  • Audited payroll to ensure that best practices regarding payroll, Davis Bacon compensation, unions and benefits are compliant to DOE/DOL regulations.
  • Utilized Federal government guidelines of the FAR, CAS, DEAR, GAAP GAAS to safeguard the funding related to American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA) loan servicing.
  • Oversight for development to analyze and interpreted statistical and accounting information to appraise operating results in terms of costs, budgets, policies, trends, treasury and financial Audits in SAP.
  • Responsible for project calculation and project reporting to the owner, stakeholders and DOE.
Accounting Auditing GAAP Regulatory Reporting
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udit Manager / Cost Analyst
Utilities/Energy
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
Aiken, SC

  • Procurement business process controls with the application and execution of the Department of Energy (DOE) process for implementation of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DEARS) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
  • Performed Financial Statement Audits and compliance A-123 (SOX) preparation (i.e. FAR, DEAR, GAAP, GAAS and CAS) for the Oversights reviews for Office of inspector General (OIG).
  • Audited billion dollar Contractors and Subcontractors contracts for compliance, tracking expenses, overhead rates and cost rate proposals that included accounts payable, discounts, payroll, lease agreements & materials.
  • Audited Service invoices for Labor rates, Davis Bacon Act, and federal compliance.
  • Held monthly and weekly meetings with all levels of management to discuss compliance issues.

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Accounting Auditing Compliance GAAP Project Management
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Auditor Supervisor
Utilities/Energy
Sep 2008 - Dec 2008
Houston, TX

Auditor Supervisor

Auditing
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Accountant
Professional/Consulting Services
May 2008 - Aug 2008
Houston, TX

Accountant

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Benefit Accountant
Professional/Consulting Services
Jan 2008 - Apr 2008
Wash, DC

Benefit Accountant

No skills were added
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Grant Auditor
Transportation
May 2007 - Jan 2008
Silver Springs, FL

Grant Auditor

Auditing
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Cost Analyst Consultant   
Professional/Consulting Services
Dec 2004 - Jul 2006

Cost Analyst Consultant

No skills were added
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Education
Bachelor's in Business Administration and Accounting
Clark Atlanta University
Certifications
Sarbanes Oxley 404 Certification
Skills
Auditing
2021
21
Compliance
2021
16
Regulatory Reporting
2021
14
SOX
2021
12
Risk Analysis
2017
8
Accounting
2015
4
GAAP
2013
4
Project Management
2019
2
Banking
2019
1
Change Management
2019
1
COBIT
2017
1
IFRS
2015
1
Risk Management
2015
1
Test Scripts
2015
1