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CHARLES F.

WILLIAMS 3625 East 13th Avenue GARY, INDIANA 46403 (219) 588-7817 SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS A results-oriented financial professional with demonstrated auditing experience in both public and private sectors. Experience in reviewing existing financial operations and controls and providing solid recommendations for improvement wher e necessary. Provided tax counsel to corporations, partnerships, not for profit s, and individuals. Consulted with governments on budgeting and rate studies. Controllership experience. AREAS OF STRENGTH *AUDITING*TAXATION*INTERNAL CONTROLS*ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS Performed the first financial audit by an outside accountant for the local waste water treatment plant, convention center, and enterprise zone. Developed a more efficient method in terms of the time needed to reconcile the c ash balance per the general ledger to the corresponding balance per the bank sta tement for the local wastewater treatment plant. Identified a major computer error in the calculation of insurance policy dividen ds while at Prudential Insurance Company. Completed an audit of a Head Start Program for an organization in Chicago, which resulted in the awarding of a $2,500,000 grant. > First internal auditor in the history of the local school corporation. Discove red an employee theft of funds in the amount of $35,000. Other accomplishments a vailable upon request. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE GARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION - Gary, Indiana 2004 - 2111 Internal Auditor/Purchasing Performed internal audits which evaluated and tested the effectiveness of intern al accounting controls and tested compliance by the School Corporation to Board policies and procedures, state statutes and State Board of Accounts policies a nd procedures. Discussed audit reports with school principals and treasurers. Worked on special financial projects as assigned. Supervised and coordinated the letting of bids and RFP(tm)s for goods and services worth millions of dollars. Work included adverti sing of goods and services to be purchased, writing specifications and evaluation of bids and RFP(tm)s rece ived in compliance with state law. Supervised employees in the central warehouse and the property control depa rtment. The property control department is responsible for maintaining fixed asset records worth mill ions of dollars plus it is responsible for moving these assets. The warehouse fills orders for various offi ce and janitorial supplies for various schools and departments and delivers these supplies. Supervised the phys ical inventory and ordered supplies when inventory quantities were low. C.F. WILLIAMS, CPA - Gary, Indiana 1982 - 2004

Certified Public Accountant Private practice providing auditing and tax services for individual and business clients. Work closely with clients in establishing tax-planning strategies. D evised auditing procedures necessary for the expression of the audit opinion. S upervised part-time employees in the preparation of financial statements and exp ense analysis. Train staff in the use of accounting software. Consulted with outside professionals including bank representatives, legal counsel, and tax authorities. Performed the duties of a controller for the local Library. AUTHUR ANDERSEN & COMPANY - Chicago, Illinois 1978 - 1981 Staff Accountant Responsible for audit, review, and compilation work for clients in industries in cluding electronics, trucking, railroads, insurance, utilities, school district s, and colleges. Prepared and analyzed financial statements, and participated i n compliance tests, flow charting, and expense analysis.

PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY - Chicago, Illinois 1976 - 1978 Internal Auditor Performed internal control audits and compliance tests on various operating divi sions of the Mid-American Home office. EDUCATION M.S. in Accounting - ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY - Chicago, Illinois B.S. in Business/Accounting - INDIANA UNIVERSITY - Gary, Indiana