I am an energetic, enthusiastic collegiate CPA
CISA with over twenty years experience performing functions
that involved accounting
and/systems for various Fortune 500 companies. In addition, I am a college instructor of accounting, mathematics
and computer science
. During tax season, I am responsible for preparing approximately a hundred individual tax returns using computer
software and manual forms.
In accounting, I performed financial audits and Accounting Supervisor function in brokerage and media companies. Financial audits consisted of reviewing major operating cycles that affected the balance sheet and income statement. Responsibilities included: creating narrative, flowchart, testing controls, writing
report to management and performing remediation, COSO standards were applied on Sox reviews. Accounting Supervisor consisted of performing month end closings, reviewing and approving journal entries of subordinates and creating reconciliations and analyses of key balance sheet and income statement accounts.
With systems, I performed IT audits and systems analyst functions: As an IT auditors perform application controls review for post implementation and pre implementation reviews. Post implementation reviews consist of preparing narratives, analyzing and testing controls, writing reports and performing remediation. Data environments ranged from minicomputers to mainframes. Preimplementation reviews, which consisted of being involved as a team member in assisting analysts in reviewing specifications, monitoring the project; assist in unit and integration testing. In addition, general controls reviews per the Cobit standards have been performed. As a systems analyst, I wrote functional and technical specifications, coded in COBOL
/ CICS and DB2, perform unit and integrated testing and installed the change
As a teacher, I have taught accounting, cost accounting, mathematics and object oriented programming
concepts at Mercy College and The Chubb Institute. I lecture on art
at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and science
at The American Museum of Natural History