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David Landgraf

Detail Oriented Internal Auditor

Oak Lawn, IL

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Work Experience

Post Audit Analyst

PepsiCo
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Chicago, IL
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December 2011 to Present

(Contract Assignment) 
 
* Review, research, and determine if promotional claims filed by customer / 3rd party auditors are valid 
* Process valid claims, chargeback / pursue repayment of invalid deductions, and process payments for indirect customers

Internal Auditor / Staff Accountant

Trainor Glass Company
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Alsip, IL
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December 2007 to July 2011

* Acted as HR Staff for 1.5 months, assisting with employee relocation, union remittances, and credit card / expense report review and costing 
* Conducted audits of division’s adherence to company policies (safety, scrap material, QC, etc); shared best practices, conducted construction job site audits related to material procurement, safety, progression of job relative to schedule, etc and reported any issues or potential issues to the CFO and President 
* Responsible for: verifying job costing, conducting labor costing audits and analysis, inventory maintenance and review, bank reconciliations, analysis of G/L detail, year-end audit duties, AP entry / review, audit of POs vs. invoiced amount, verified / adjusted the manufacturing overhead rate for use with job costing 
* Supervised special projects, inventory counts, and office staff members – part of Accounting interview team  
* Conducted audits of Glazing Management System (GMS) for stability and internal security; reviewed job progress 
* Helped develop additional programming / reporting functionality for AS400 / GMS systems to assist other Departments 
* Implemented improvements to process for labor / material reconciliation – decreased processing time by 80% 
* Member of the acquisition / due diligence team; developed and refined due diligence program; evaluated potential acquisitions and green grass sites  
* Performed special projects for the President of the Company

Contract Administration / Accounts Receivable

Royal Oaks Corporation
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Bridgeview, IL
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September 2006 to December 2007

(contract assignment) 
 
* Updated and modified majority of company's contracts for commercial snow plowing landscape / lawn maintenance 
* Maintained customer account financial records 
* Negotiated customer payments on past due balances, expedited as needed

Area Residence Life Coordinator

Lewis University
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Romeoville, IL
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August 2005 to May 2006

* Supervised and managed 6 residence halls, including staff, building security, and community development 
* Managed 6 Graduate Assistants and 15 Resident Assistants 
* Responsible for resolution of students' academic, personal, and developmental needs 
* Responsible for after-hours emergency coverage and response

Residence Life Coordinator / Graduate Assistant

Lewis University
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Romeoville, IL
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August 2003 to May 2005

* Adjudicated and sanctioned students for violations of University Behavioral Standards 
* Conducted investigations into reoccurring negative student behavior 
* Streamlined judicial process, resulting in a 13% increase of target "on-time" adjudications 
* Trained all newly hired Graduate Assistants / Resident Assistants in their respective roles; managed 9 members of staff 
* Generated work orders, housing databases / reports, and fine letters

Staff Accountant / Accounting Intern

Vulcan Materials Company
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Lombard, IL
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August 2003 to April 2005

(School year) 
* Implemented improvements to process for property post audit reconciliations - decreased processing time by 82% 
* Created, maintained, and updated Division Audit Database for Controller 
* Responsible for accuracy and maintenance of company legal database 
* Summarized 22 years of information for Acquisition Summary, which was valued input into Divisional Forecasting and Budget development

Internal Field Auditor

Vulcan Materials Company
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Lombard, IL
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June 2002 to August 2004

(Summers) 
* Conducted internal audits of plant's internal controls related to petty cash, cash sales, procurement card usage, equipment, shipping and billing procedures, fuel usage / tracking, payroll procedures, and other Divisional requirements 
* Developed audit reports based on findings 
* Maintained budgets using Excel and Hyperion 
* Recommended changes in both audit procedures and Divisional policy based on audit - minor suggestions accepted 
* Assisted in Divisional fraud audits and investigations 
* Maintained and supported Trend Analysis and Comparative Reports

Education

Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Operations / Technology Management

Lewis University -
Romeoville, IL

January 2003 to January 2005

Bachelors of Science in Management Information Systems

Lewis University -
Romeoville, IL

January 1999 to January 2003

Skills

AS400, The Ultimate Software, Microsoft Access, Hyperion Enterprise Solutions, Linux / Unix, The Service Solution, limited knowledge of Peoplesoft, SAP

Additional Information

Skills Familiar with AS400, The Ultimate Software, Microsoft Access, Hyperion Enterprise Solutions, Linux / Unix, The Service Solution, limited knowledge of Peoplesoft, SAP