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Paul M.

Sottile
Paul M. Sottile, CPA, CFE
813-777-0613 ∙ psottile@sottilecpa.com

CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner

SOFTWARE SKILLS:
Computer literate including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, Creative Solutions, Solomon,
Quickbooks, FAS, Caseware, Engagement, Easy Accounting, Laserte, and exposed to SAP.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
3/2009 to present Self employed
CPA Practitioner
• Processing write-up, tax forms 1120-S, 1065, and 1040, and contract work for
another CPA.
• Contract work consists of audit procedures, write-up, and internal control consulting.
• Engaged to perform fraud examination of commercial entity assets.
• Build client base.
• Supervise and manage marketing program.
• Supervise administration of practice.
• Client billing and client relations.

7/2005 to 3/2/09 LarsonAllen LLP acquired Valiente Hernandez P.A.; Tampa, Florida
Senior Auditor
• In-charge of audit, review, and agreed-upon-procedure engagements for commercial,
not-for-profit and government entities.
• Plan and coordinate the timing of field work with clients and other engagement team
members.
• Complete the engagement work according to standards promulgated by the AICPA,
generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS), generally accepted governmental auditing
standards (GAGAS), the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Florida
Auditor General.
• Complete the attestation engagement in accordance with the Certified Public
Accounting firm’s quality control standards which are certified through a system of
peer review
• Prepare the client’s financial statements in accordance with generally accepted
accounting principles (GAAP).
• Complete engagements on time and within budget.
• 7/2005 to 11/2008 ValienteHernandez PA; Tampa, Florida

1/2004 to 7/2005 CITROSUCO, North America, Lake Wales, Florida


Staff Accountant
• Reviewed and verified accuracy of accounts payable clerk.
• Reviewed and verified accuracy of accounts receivable clerk.
• Calculated monthly depreciation expense.
• Calculated cost of raw materials per spot price or contract and submitted payment to
suppliers.
• Calculated monthly accruals and recorded the appropriate journal entries.
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• Calculated the plant yield on a daily basis.
• Provided monthly budget to actual results to department managers and executive
management.
• Performed annual physical inventory counts.
• Assisted external auditors with requests for information during the annual audit.
• Supervised Financial Reporting Staff.
• Researched existing and potential customer creditworthiness on a continual basis.

1/2002 – 1/2004 Publix Supermarkets, Lakeland, Florida


Associate Store Bank Audit
• Ultimate responsibility for research and reconciliation of store/bank transactions.
• Responsible for balancing Presto system ATM’s and documenting the audit trail
between the banks, armored car service and debit/credit card ATM transactions.
• Researched and cleared discrepancies by obtaining credit for documented differences.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION:


• Bachelor of Science - Accounting, University of South Florida 2004.
• Certified Public Accountant, Florida Board of Accountancy, a division of the
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation 2007
• Certified Fraud Examiner licensed by the Association of Certified Fraud
Examiners 2007

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
• Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
• Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
• Tampa Bay Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners