External Auditor

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Leida Hunnicutt

leida.hunnicutt@gmail.com | (181) 560-9315 | Dover, DE

Summary


I am an experienced external auditor with over 5 years in the field. I have worked for both small and large accounting firms, and have experience auditing a variety of clients. I have a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), as well as Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. My audit experiences has given me keen insights into identifying risk areas and control weaknesses. I am a team player who is able to work independently when needed.

Experience


External Auditor at Crowe Horwath LLP, DEJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 auditors in completing the audit of XYZ Corporation, resulting in 0 findings.
  • Completed 100% of assigned audits within budget and ahead of schedule.
  • Reviewed financial statements for accuracy and identified errors totaling $1 million which were then corrected by management prior to release.
  • Conducted interviews with key personnel at client organizations to gain an understanding of their business operations and risk areas.
  • Evaluated internal controls over financial reporting and made recommendations for improvements to senior management.
  • Assisted clients with implementing new accounting standards issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).

Senior External Auditor at RSM US LLP, DEJul 2017 - May 2022

  • Led a team of 3 junior auditors in conducting financial audits for 5 clients in the retail industry with an average client size of $500 million in annual revenue.
  • Conducted operational and compliance audits for 10 clients in the manufacturing industry with an average client size of $1 billion in annual revenue.
  • Reviewed and evaluated internal controls for 15 clients across various industries including banking, healthcare, and telecommunications.
  • Identified weaknesses in internal controls for 2 major banks which led to improvements being made by management.

Education


Certified Public Accountant at Goldey-Beacom College, Wilmington, DEAug 2013 - May 2017

I have learned how to audit financial statements, tax return preparation, and QuickBooks.

Skills


  • Auditing
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Business
  • Law

Calvin Eversman

calvin.eversman@gmail.com | (137) 427-1101 | Kansas City, MO

Summary


Over five years of experience as an external auditor. Skilled in auditing financial statements, evaluating internal controls, and investigating fraud. Strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to work independently or on a team. Experienced in both public accounting firms and corporate environments.

Experience


External Auditor at Ernst & Young, MOMay 2022 - Present

  • Led audit team in planning and conducting client’s annual financial statement audits, ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Reviewed and analyzed client’s accounting records, including general ledger, journals, and supporting documentation.
  • Identified key areas of risk and control within the organization and assessed the adequacy of internal controls.
  • Conducted interviews with management to gain an understanding of business processes and procedures.
  • Performed testing of selected transactions to verify accuracy of financial reporting.

Senior External Auditor at KPMG, MOSep 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Led and completed 20+ external audits for public companies with revenues ranging from $50M to $3B.
  • Conducted risk assessments, identified key risks and planned audit approach accordingly.
  • Developed strong relationships with clients and audit committees through effective communication.
  • Demonstrated excellent project management skills by completing all assignments on time and within budget.
  • Identified process improvements opportunities that resulted in increased efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provided value-added recommendations to clients that improved their internal controls.

Education


Certified Public Accountant at Washington University in St. LouisSep 2013 - May 2017

How to maintain financial records, how to prepare and file taxes, and how to advise clients on financial planning.

Skills


  • Auditing
  • Financial Analysis
  • Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Risk Management