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Elaine Chen

(469) 450-7340; lainey14@gmail.com


www.linkedin.com/in/elainechen1/
EDUCATION
The University of Texas at Dallas
Master of Science in Accounting
Eligible to sit for the CPA Examination in 2017
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Professional Program in Accounting
National Taiwan University
Visiting Student Program (one-year)

May 2017
May 2016
GPA 4.0
June 2013
GPA 4.11/4.3

EXPERIENCE
UT Dallas Career Management Center Richardson, Texas
June 2015 Present
Front Desk Assistant
Maintained the detailed listing of events on UTDs career website, Comet Careers, for student and employer access
Navigated students and employers to the best location or contact to resolve their questions
Managed various projects working with data reconciliation on Comet Careers and social media through Hootsuite
Advised students on the process of launching a career by directing them to attend resume, interview, LinkedIn session, or
set up appointments
UT Dallas Accounting Department Richardson, Texas
Jan 2015 May 2015
Accounting Research Assistant
Evaluated the significance of company restatements through comparison to SEC litigation releases
Categorized company restatements to analyze the trend between major financial restatements and supplier/bank interest
rate fluctuations
Extracted data for up to 20 hours a week
Mighty Brains Education Center Taipei, Taiwan
Oct 2012 Sept 2013
English Teacher, Program Leader of Winter Intensive Language Camp
Advised students and parents on ways to improve their communication ability and learning habits; offered a permanent
English Program Leader position
Broadened students perspective of the American culture through lesson plans on American holidays and cultural events
Committed 18-20 hours per week while attending National Taiwan University as a full-time student and received a pay raise
every 3 months
ACADEMIC PROJECT
IFRS Financial Accounting Taipei, Taiwan
Sept 2012 Sept 2013
Analyzed GAAP versus IFRS to compare the results of Starbucks financial statements over a 5-year period
Presented findings to a classroom of 80 students with a group of 5 students from around the world
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Beta Alpha Psi UT Dallas
Jan 2015 Present
Vice President Reporter
Coordinated professional meetings and volunteer events
Administered over 120 member applications and evaluated the qualifications of potential BAP members
AERC Conference Chiang Mai, Thailand
Teacher and Class Leader
Oversaw a class for 10-14 missionary children from all over Asia at a conference
Compiled 1 week of math-themed teaching material and activities
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Awards: Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Comet Transfer Scholarship
Eligibility: (USPR) Eligible to work in the U.S. with no restrictions
Languages: Conversational Mandarin

Jan 2014