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Lucia Perri, CPA, CMA

1103 N. Eastridge; Guthrie, OK 73044 (405) 282-8169 - lucperri@aol.com

November 13, 2012 Mr. Jeff Ogletree Midfirst Bank

501 NW. Grand Boulevard Oklahoma City, OK 73118 Dear Mr. Ogletree: I would love to come for an interview for this position! I have over 6 years of audit experience, with Internal Audit as my primary area of concentration. My experience in Internal Audit includes 2 publicly traded companies. Almost 2 years was at the audit supervisory level, where I directed small internal audit departments, prepared the audit schedule and audit programs, organized internal audits and was a liaison to external auditors. I conducted their Sarbanes Oxley compliance by coaching process owners and managers to improve internal controls prior to SOX testing. I was actively involved in supervising SOX testing and internal audit teams. My most recent work in Internal Audit involved developing the annual audit plan as well as conducting and
supervising five internal audits.

Because internal audits are not a cookbook, it is important for internal auditors to understand many areas. So, I regard my diverse audit experience as being extra advantageous for Internal Audit. For example, if you hired someone with only audits in public accounting for six years, you get a person who had one year of the same experience over and over again. In contrast, I conducted many different audits of many different functions. I have conducted annual audits and developed multiple Management Advisory Services projects in public accounting. In addition, I have some past banking experience. My MBA is from the University of Oklahoma, with electives in Accounting. I have used several accounting systems, such SAP and Oracle. I am certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel. I would love to come in for an interview! This sounds like a great match. Please give me a call at 282-8169 to set up a time or drop me an e-mail. Thanks! Lucia Perri, CPA, CMA

Lucia Perri, CPA, CMA


1103 N. Eastridge; Guthrie, OK 73044 (405) 282-8169 - lucperri@aol.com

RELEVANT HIGHLIGHTS
Cross-functional expertise. Over 6 years audit experience which includes public accounting audits and internal audit. CPA with MBA from the University of Oklahoma. Experience in Internal Audit and SOX for 2 different public companies. Conducted internal audits, internal control reviews and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing. Review of SAS 70 reports. Strong computer skills including Oracle and SAP. CPE in Excel 2010 and Windows 7. Certified MOS in Excel. Statistical sampling with WebCAAT.
MBA - University of Oklahoma Financial Reporting Internal Audit Internal Controls Reviews Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Microsoft Certified in Excel

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Private Practice ............................................................................................................... Multiple Consulting Projects January 2007 December 2011 ........................................................................................................Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Completed the risk assessment and the annual audit plan for Internal Audit for a government agency. Developed original annual audit plan. Statistical sampling using WebCAAT. Conducted and supervised five internal audits. Contract Senior Auditor for local CPA Firm. Completed annual risk assessments, audit programs, and field work. Conducted exit conferences and drafted audit reports with CS Engagement Solutions for paperless audits. Interim Director of Accounting. Managing daily accounting operations. Trained small accounting staff. Revised and supervised month end close. Completed yearend financial statements and disclosures. Prepared audit schedules and documentation for external auditors. Prepared cash flow forecasts. Finished revenue forecasts for grants. Contract Controller for two diagnostic hospitals in Houston, with revenue over $10 million each, in a Shared Service Center. Supervised month end close. Prepared financial statements for 10 months. Coordinated with external auditors. Teamed up with Internal Audit of LSB Industries for SOX by conducting risk analysis and reviewing processes and process owner documentation. Identified and evaluated key controls for each of the 12 subsidiaries. Worked with Internal Audit to develop Section 404 test plans. Assisted Controllers for subsequent projects, including training corporate accounting staff of 12, and 2 Controllers on their individual responsibilities for SOX compliance. Functional Analyst II .......................................................................................................................... CNI Technology March 2006 November 2006 .........................................................................................................Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Subject Matter Expert for general ledger and financial reporting for Oracle software to agencies at the FAA Accounting Center. Led in trouble shooting for month-end. Completed year-end for 3 agencies. Sarbanes-Oxley / Internal Audit Coordinator ......................................................................... L-3 Communications, Inc. November 2004 April 2006 ............................................................................................................Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Oversight of financial and Sarbanes-Oxley audits for subdivision of an NYSE listed company. Partnered with General Ledger Group for financial reporting. (SOX for all Greenville subdivisions outsourced.) Shared general ledger functions, reconciliations and financial statement preparation every month with the General Ledger Group. Calculated and allocated indirect costs for DOD contracts. Developed SOX Compliance program and testing. Documented transaction cycles, conducted walk-throughs and reviewed process controls. Prepared process owners for SOX Section 404 testing. Identified key controls and developed test plans. Scheduled and coordinated testing teams. Compiled audit findings and prepared report for CEO. Collaborated with management on remediation of internal controls and accounting processes. Coordinated Internal Audit teams. Facilitated external CPA and regulatory audits. Coordinated requests. Prepared reconciliations and audit schedules for DCAA audits and external annual audits. Collaborated with team for SAP Implementation. Coached staff for migration to a stand-alone accounting system with SAP and drafted accounting procedures for Cash, A/P, A/R, and Payroll to complement the SAP conversion.

Controller for Oklahoma .............................................................................. Adoption Choices/Pathways International December 2002 July 2003 ........................................................................................................................Edmond, Oklahoma Oversight of accounting and financial reporting for 2 non-profits and an LLC. Improved cash management with online banking. Trained staff on Peachtree and ADP. Supervised staff of two in A/P and Payroll. (Owner moved to Colorado.) Controller ...............................................................................................Vision Management (Heartland Care Centers) May 2002 October 2002 ................................................................................................... Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Managed daily operations of Accounting for a chain of 24 nursing facilities in Oklahoma. Supervised 12 employees in Billing, A/P and Payroll. Enabled Heartland to file bankruptcy by catching up backlog of 8 months of bank reconciliations and financial statements. Remedied month-end process by transitioning to a soft close.

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE


Asset/Liability Financial Analyst .......................................................................................... Bank One Capital Markets November 1998 - May 2000 .............................................................................................................Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Created forecasting models based on historical data and economic forecasts. Prepared monthly pro-forma financial statements and forecasts for banks based on interest rate forecasts and economic indicators. Prepared Quarterly performance and comparative analysis for 24 banks. Developed tools in Excel to expedite importing accounting data into planning software to reduce input time and data entry errors. Set up income simulation and economic valuation models. CPA/ Staff Accountant .............................................................................................. Wilsey Meyers & Company, CPAs April 1996 October 1998 ................................................................................................................Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Provided Management Consulting and Tax Services. Completed valuations for financial reporting and litigation. Created models for forecasting prices, costs and profits. Reconstructed accounting records, cost of goods sold and inventory. Deconstructed defendants accounting records. Drafted expert witness reports and exhibits. Conducted industry and competitor research to prove below cost sales for anti-trust litigation. Tax preparation in tax season. Exceeded AMEX's national average with a billable hour ratio of 93%. (Previously BDO Seidman)

SPECIALIZED TRAINING AND SOFTWARE SKILLS


Microsoft Software: Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Access Accounting Software: SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains), Peachtree and QuickBooks Skillsoft Training: CPE in Excel 2010, Windows 7, PowerPoint, Windows Live Meeting

SPECIALIZED CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Public Accountant - Certified Management Accountant - Certified Microsoft Office User Specialist in Excel

EDUCATION

Masters Degree in Business Administration, University of Oklahoma. Electives in oil and gas accounting and taxation. Bachelors in Accounting, University of Central Oklahoma