Available for US, Europe and Scandinavia 459

  • I am available for a SOX engagement and have extensive SOX and IT audit background. I am a contractor and my last 5 clients are: Boeing, Barclays, Bridgestone, ConAgra and Delphi. I am willing to do 100% travel and will consider jobs in US, Europe and Scandinavia. I have attached my resume and am ready for my next gig. Feel Free to contact:%0ABest Regards,%0AMr. Shannon J. Quast%0A310-801-8035%0Ashannonquast_at_hotmail.com%0ASkills: Proven track record of working with the highest levels of management to audit and implement IT solutions. Extensive project management experience with Mainframe and ERP’s including SAP/PeopleSoft/Baan/Oracle/JD Edwards systems and IT audit for over 9 years. Experience with security administration, entitlements implementations, data center disaster recovery review, Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC), COBIT, COSO, SAS 70, Sarbanes-Oxley act compliance: Sections 301,302,401,404, 409, scope, required activities and supporting IT applications, risk assessments, developing control objectives, testing control effectiveness, executing compliance testing, data center outsourcing, trust domain, IT cost management, Privacy, SAP Security, Firewall, and routers. IT Audit experience in cross industries verticals.%0A %0AWork Experience%0ASOX AUDIT SPECIALISTS INC. Cleveland, Ohio 2001-Current%0ASARBANES OXLEY and IT AUDIT SPECIALIST%0ACurrently working at Barclays Global Investors executing testing and remediation of Barclay’s Global Investors international compliance program. Current responsibilities include scripting, drafting tests, executing tests with IT and Business Analysts, identifying discrepancies and gaps and ultimately reporting test results to BGI Management.%0APrior to current project, completed a 10 month full lifecycle SOX implementation for Boeing excelled in all aspects of the project and was rewarded onto the JET team to implement, test and remediate at multiple nationwide Boeing sites.%0APreviously worked with large clients such as ConAgra, Delphi Automotive, and Bridgestone Firestone on their Sox compliance projects. Performed risk assessments, developing control objectives, developing and executing compliance tests, preparing recommendations to improve controls and business processes.%0ARAPIDIGM, INC., Sacramento, California 2000-2001%0AIT AUDIT AND PROJECT MANAGER %0AResponsible for auditing and managing IT upgrades and audits for large companies including PSEG, Siemens and Equiva. IT audit manager for Equiva’s ERP systems, both current implementations and audit controls of legacy systems. Other SAP audit project initiatives, managing scope, verifying documentation and handling quality control issues. Directly responsible for selling and managing the PSEG project (3 million), a 10-month upgrade project and concurrent audit of security controls from SAP 3.x to 4.6c.%0AERNST and YOUNG, Tampa, FL 1999-2000%0AERP Manager/Global Consultant%0ALed numerous IT engagements on the east coast including Chanel and Rica Foods. Led numerous training classes in the EY curriculum as well as trained and mentored new hires. Helped develop training materials for E_and_Y purposes and spearheaded numerous proposals that led to 3 key wins.%0APRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS, New York, NY 1996-1998%0AGlobal Management Consultant and SAP SENIOR LEAD%0APerformed critical roles in four successful SAP R/3 implementations, with responsibility for setting and managing program content and direction of implementation and security. Most implementations have been global and multi-site, with significant integration of business process reengineering and ERP development occurring concurrently. Developed Best Practices for Life-Cycle methodologies to be implemented and used at PWC.%0AEducation:%0AWilliam Mitchell Law School, St. Paul, MN, 1993-1996 %0AJurist Doctorate%0AMinnesota State University, Mankato, MN, 1989-1992 %0ABachelors Economics, Computer Science%0AMagna Cum Laude.%0AOther Organizations and Accomplishments:%0AISACA Member%0AISSA Member%0AAudit net Member%0AGraduated with #1 ranking in Undergraduate%0APriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst and Young and SAP trained and certified in %0ASAP and numerous methodologies. %0AMarathon runner.

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