Julie has 28 years of accounting experience, including financial reporting, general ledger, revenue & receivables, accounts payable, and payroll. In the last 10 years, she has advised companies as a SOX and Audit Manager in the retail, manufacturing & distribution (aerospace), and construction industies. Other industry experience includes property management, real estate, energy, and financial institutions. She believes in the importance of sound policies and procedures to protect from the risks inherent in manual financial procedures while also relying on technology. Her expertise includes complete and accurate data, clear and efficient testing procedures, and frequent and thorough control updates. In her most recent role, she created and implemented a complete SOX, Audit, and Desk Procedure program for a mid-sized steel and construction company where she advised recommended solutions to identify, assess, and mitigate risk.
Previously, she worked for five years in manufacturing & distribution for a Fortune 100 aerospace company as a senior component of the Phoenix COTA audit team where she managed SOX control evaluations and control walkthroughs, while also managing annual end-to-end financial reviews for 29+ aerospace plants.