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Occupation: Inspector Industry: Transportation & Warehousing
Country: United States City: Evergreen Park
State: Illinois ZIP: 60805

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I am a talented and resourceful Operational/Financial Manager with + years of “extensive” Internal Audit experience, and an MBA, who is seeking a challenging audit assignment with a successful, innovative, and aggressive organization.   My strong suits include a passion for my work, by being analytical, thorough, and accurate.  My focus has been the application of “automated audit tools” for the enhancement of audit coverage, and identifying “hard to find” profit opportunities. 



Computer Assisted Audit Software Expert

Theft / Fraud / Embezzlement Investigator

Internal Audit / Internal Control Expert

High Quality Report Writer   


Business Case Evaluator

Audit Project Leader

Control Systems Review / Redesigner

Staff Auditor Developer



Systems Security Analyzer

Toyota “Lean Tools” Applier

Retail Audit Expert

Warehousing / Logistics Audit Expert 


Mainframe Audit Tools Applier

PC Audit Tools Heavy User

Audit Software Developer

Software Fix Advisor              



• Identified cash savings / recoveries, in excess of $,, during varied audit career, using “computer assisted” audit tools.

• Recommended “many hundreds” of implemented process / control improvements.

• “Cost Savings / “Profit Opportunities” focus paid for internal audit departmental operating expenses many times over.

• Coordinated inventory theft investigations, resulting in both convictions and restitution.

• Developed a series of comprehensive audit programs covering “high dollar”  business operations

• Identified “in the act” embezzlement activities via computer assisted audit tools, that resulting in convictions and restitution.

• Instituted and expanded the application of CAATs computer assisted audit techniques to enhance audit coverage / effectiveness.

• “Early applier” of the COSO approach to internal auditing scope.

• AntiMoney Laundering, Suspicious Activity Reporting, IST Information Security Training coordinator. 



– – USBancorp PowerTrack Division – acquired  Schneider Payment Services –Naperville, IL. Freight Payment Service Organization .  USB is the sixth th largest US bank. 

Internal Audit Manager 

• Introduced the Internal Audit function to the freight payment business that was acquired by USBancorp.

• Developed “computer assisted” control routines to help identify bottomline savings, monitor key risk areas, and provide improved business intelligence to senior leaders.

• Provided training to internal users on how to execute developed system control routines to enhance their daily control activities, and reduce expended man hours.

• Through “data extraction and analysis” identified duplicate payments, and initiated recovery claims in excess of $,,.

• Performed reviews in the areas of Cash Management, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Mainframe Security, Tariff Audit, Expense Management, Mailroom; that resulted in very consequential improvements in internal control and customer service.

• Identified and improvements that resulted in over $, in mail room service benefits and paper supply waste reduction.

• Managed AML, IST and SAR training completion requirements for corporate associates, interns and contractors. 

TruServ Corporation formerly Cotter & Company, Chicago, IL.  Wholesale Distribution Organization, $ Billion annual sales  

Internal Audit Manager also:  Internal Audit Project Leader, Senior Internal Auditor  

• Assisted in assembling a “risk assessment” based audit plan to best efficiently deploy audit resources

• Developed a comprehensive “ step” audit program for the examination of distribution center operations.

• Introduced in the mid’s, computer assisted audit techniques CAATs that greatly enhanced audit coverage.

• Performed comprehensive audits of regional distribution centers, manufacturing facilities, corporate headquarters

• Devised a formula that identified a “fuel leak” that could have resulted in a very significant regulatory fine if not quickly discovered.

• Collaborated with application programmers on the design and implementation of “continuous audit” approaches.

• Investigated a number of cases of internal fraud / embezzlement / theft that lead to prosecutions, convictions, and restitution.

• Targeted audits and continuous auditing identified cash recoveries totaling $. million in areas of:  A/P, Inventory, Purchasing,  

  • Saxons Paints and Home Care Centers, Chicago, IL.  Retail Home Improvement Stores

    Internal Audit Manager 

    • Instituted the Internal Audit Department from the “ground up.”

    • Identified cash theft activity via refund circularizations, that resulted in arrest, conviction, and restitution.

    • Collaborated with Corporate Security in the training of store personnel on how to identify illicit activity.

    • Through cash activity analysis identified that excess funds were used to support registers.  Monies were redeployed.

    • Participated in the introduction configuration, training, reporting of a new POS system.

    THOMAS M. K. PG.  

    – Wickes Corporation Furniture Division, Wheeling, IL.  Retail Furniture Stores 

    Senior Auditor 

    • Performed audit examinations of retail furniture store operations throughout the USA.

    • Participated in the audit of company owned grain elevators

    • Was involved in the “due diligence” examination of a retail hardware chain acquisition.

    • Discovered evidence of a significant inventory shrinkage issue that lead to an associate’s arrest.

    • Assisted in the annual audit, and thus provided a material reduction in external audit fees. 

    – Goldblatt Bros., Chicago, IL. Retail Department Stores 

    Staff Internal Auditor 

    • Conducted numerous retail department store audits.

    • Recreated sales activity data used to support the conviction of store burglars who stole over $, in holiday receipts from a cash room safe.

    • Identified deliberate manipulation of commission sales data that allowed floor sales people to be overpaid. 

    – W. E. Long Corporation, Chicago, IL. Wholesale Baking Cooperative 

    Cost Accountant 

    • Involved in the accumulation and dissemination of production data to participating bakeries. 



    Master of Business Administration MBA Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL,

    Bachelor of Business BB; Finance,  Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.

    St. Rita of Cascia High School, Chicago, IL. 


    Toyota Corporation Lean Manufacturing / Lean Office :

        Value Stream Mapping

        Visual Factory / Office


        Kaizen Blitz

        Lean Simulation

        Pull / Kanban

        Cellular Flow

        Total Productive Maintenance  

    Fraud Detection

    Profiling Techniques

    PMP / CAPM Training

    Attended numerous seminars over the years related to internal auditing

    THOMAS M. K. PG.  



    I have employed the following types of software to help produce the recoveries delineated above.  I am particularly adept at applying computer assisted audit techniques CAAT’s to financial systems / data.   

    MVS/TSO/ISPF, and CICS, FileAid, JCL, SQL.  

    Computer Associates VISION:RESULTS formerly DYL  and VISION:EXCEL, and DB INTERFACE.  


    MSWord, MSAccess, Lotus Notes 



    Institute of Internal Auditors IIA

    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

    Information Systems and Audit Control Association 


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