< Back
Edit this resume to make it your own!

Your Name

Compliance Officer

Bremerton, WA

Work Experience

Compliance Officer

Pioneer Human Services,

Sep 2011Mar 2012

Developed, implemented and oversaw the HIPAA, HITECH, Privacy and Security Compliance and Corporate Compliance Programs. Acted as the Privacy and Security Officer, recommending and implementing compliance initiatives which match the applicable federal and state laws and evaluating the current processes for compliance by:
  • Providing initial HIPAA training to Senior Leadership in order to stress importance of the initiatives and facilitate corporate buy-in;
  • Working with department and unit directors to anticipate individual needs and incorporate current policies and procedures into the corporate level policy development;
  • Developing documents for implementation including: Master Security Policy, Business Associate Agreement, Breach Notification Policy, and internal and external Confidentiality Agreements;
  • Assisting unit directors with meeting legal requirements for protected health information and the release of information.

Compliance-Adjustment and SER Manager

Avalara Inc,

Apr 2009Apr 2011

Applied professional accounting and reconciliation knowledge, as well as customer service and training techniques, to create a position and implement monthly processes within a start-up sales tax automation software-as-a-service (SaaS) company. Primary responsibility to provide external support to customers of the AvaFile and Streamline Sales Tax (SST) products by:
  • Maintaining relationships with AvaFile and SST customers to assist with troubleshooting and monthly reconciliation to AvaTax software;
  • Working with customers and co-workers to consistently meet deadlines for return filing and remittance funding;
  • Assisting with transaction imports, adjustments and training on Admin Console functions;
  • Working with co-workers in Compliance as well as Technical Support, Development, Finance and Sales to provide cohesive service and education to customers and fellow employees;
  • Initializing service for SST "go-live" customers by entering sales tax filing calendar information to begin the Simplified Electronic Return (SER) filings;
  • Editing XML transmissions prior to final submission to meet individual state requirements and avoid rejected filings; and Assisting customers with prior period reconciliations, audit information requests and amended and back-filed returns, as needed.

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), Contract Auditor (GS


Jun 2006Apr 2009

-0511/09) Applied professional accounting and auditing knowledge, standards, and principles when executing the Agency's Mission. Primary responsibility to audit defense contracts held by The Boeing Company by:
  • Maintaining relationships with Boeing employees to assist in the collection of requested information for the benefit of both The Boeing Company and DCAA;
  • Learning new systems held by the contractor, including JAWS, DATAINC, ARRP and VISTA;
  • Applying statistical analysis to complete individual audits;
  • Analyzing scope of work and risk related to developing and executing audit policies and programs;
  • Conducting 2-5 performance audits monthly, with competing deadlines, including: Rate monitoring, Labor system audits, Forward pricing, Incurred cost audits, Earned Value Management review; and Conducting activities related to the detection of fraud, waste and abuse.

Customer Service Representative

Internal Revenue Service,

Oct 2004Mar 2006

GS-0962/06) Provided tax law and policy assistance as administrative support and related work in connection with:
  • Dispersing information to the public on tax rights, benefits, privileges, or financial obligations under the laws and standards of the Internal Revenue Service;
  • Explaining pertinent tax and compliance provisions, regulations, and related administrative practices, and their application to specific cases;
  • Assisting individuals in gathering the needed evidence and preparing required documents or in resolving math errors, refund delays, or other problems in obtaining tax benefits or complying with policy related to financial obligations; and Meeting department and team goals for quality and utilization and providing effective and courteous service.

Research Specialist

Central Washington University,

Apr 2004Dec 2004

Studied the relationship between the end consumer and Private Label product distributors by:
  • Creating research criteria and methodology for the implementation of a study of over 500 national and international companies;
  • Rating electronic responses based on pre-established criteria including usefulness, timeliness, and overall value of response;
  • Tabulating results using Excel and SPSS software; and Analyzing results and developed initial findings for further review.


Bachelors in Accounting

Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA


Additional Information

  • 6+ years of accounting related experience (2 years each in Tax, Auditing and Compliance),
  • 4+ years experience reviewing and analyzing federal tax regulations, laws and contractual documents,
  • 2 years experience with state sales tax compliance and filing,
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and general knowledge of several accounting software programs,
  • Well developed professional and technical writing skills and verbal communication skills.
Resume Builder | Resume Templates | Resume Examples | About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Help Articles | Contact Us © 2013-2017