Sarah Sifuentes

Category: Auditor
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My name is Sarah Sifuentes and I am a Masters student at the University of the Incarnate Word. I am currently looking for accounting positions for Fall 2020 or Summer 2021. My ambition is to become a CPA by 2023. I am on track to finish my Master's in Accounting by May 2021. Currently, I am also involved in 4 student organizations and serve on 2 executive boards as VP of the Accounting Society and Senator for UIW Student Government. I have also received multiple acknowledgments and scholarships at my university including, Honors Student, Dean's list, Delta Mu Delta, SACPA scholar for 2 years, S.A.L.E., and many others. I am also very involved in serving the community as taking care of our community and environment is what makes the world what it will become. Working with people has always been a joy especially in a tight-knit setting.

Contact Information

25908 laurel springs
San Antonio,TX 78260

Phone: 210-975-8682
Cell: 210-975-8682

Resume Details

Sarah Sifuentes / 210-975-8682   Education University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX                                    Graduation Date: May 2021
  • Currently working toward becoming CPA licensed by 2023
  • 2020-2021 Masters of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Audit GPA 4.0
  • 2016-2020 Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Audit GPA 3.84
  Work Experience          Member Service Representative, RBFCU, Live Oak, TX                                February 2020 – Present
  • Maintain control of large amounts of cash and negotiable instruments, prepare various teller reports, and assist members into designated areas when requested.
  • Receive and process real time solutions to member, non-member, and internal employee inquiries or transactions; including requests via phone and electronic communication methods
  • Cultivate current working knowledge of the RBFCU Member Handbook, Reg-E, Reg-Z as well as RBFCU policies and procedures.
  RBFCU Internal Audit Intern, Live Oak, TX                                             August 2019 – February 2020
  • Generated operational, financial, and compliance engagements in order to add value to our members and improve the Credit Union’s operations
  • Monitored and recommended enhancements to internal controls to ensure the credit union’s compliance with all applicable policies and procedures
  • Simultaneously navigated multiple web-based programs to monitor account adjustments
  Valero Energy Headquarters Accounting Intern, San Antonio, TX               January 2019 – May 2019
  • Evaluated, analyzed, and recorded trades to ensure proper financial transactions were paid on time on a daily basis
  • Established and maintained regular communication with vendors to properly reconcile any conflicts with the invoices
  • Assisted with day-to-day accounting operations including: analyzing transactions through SAP, providing a resolution of projects to supervisor, and participating in department efficiency
  Admissions Office Orientation Leader, San Antonio, TX                           May 2018 – August 2019
  • Worked closely for the past two summers with a team of 30 student leaders, admissions office, and multiple offices including the UIW President’s office, multiple college deans, and student engagement to assist 1,000 incoming students and their families for freshman year
  • Led a group of 8 co-workers with parent orientation where we planned, assisted in support and presented information in an understood way
  UIW Comptroller Accounting Assistant I, San Antonio, TX                           May 2018 – January 2019
  • Strong emphasis on our large excel worksheets to be up to date and balanced.
  • Assisting secretary and accountants with entering & reviewing journal entries, reconcile accounts, scanning documents, working with Bannerweb, as well as other general office duties
  University of the Incarnate Word, Accounts Payable, San Antonio, TX   September 2017 – May 2018     
  • Processed purchase orders and bank statements for UIW, UIWISD, & Feik Pharmacy School
  • Performed general clerical duties but not limited to: Creating Excel docs, scanning, and filing
  Sewing Notions & Custom Tailoring Emporium, San Antonio, TX      January 2010 – September 2017 Founder and Owner
  • Developed customer service skills: communication, interpersonal skills, and customer satisfaction, support skills, etc.
  • Coordinated and gathered information on the services needed to suit a client’s needs in a timely manner; presented services and closed accounts to prospective clients
  • Strategically shop for working materials in order to maximize amount of profit
  Internship Experience CAVALRY, San Antonio, TX                                                                    January 2017 – December 2018 Non-Profit Accounting Leader                                                                                                                                        
  • Interacted with Calvary founders and staff to meet the customers’ needs on a personal level
  • Utilized networking, leadership, teamwork, and accounting skills to surpass our project by 600%
  • Group planned and fundraised for several organizations: Sam’s Ministries and Boysville
  Skills Functional:      Experience interacting with customers by presenting options and solutions, strong ability to organize, capable of working independently or in a group setting Computer:       MS Office Suite 2016, SAP, MKInsight, Fiserv, DNA, Bannerweb, & Libre Office 6   Associations/Affiliations  
  • Honors Program
  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Business Club
  • White House CLMP President of the Accounting Society
  • Becker Campus Ambassador
  • UIW First-Year Peer Mentor
  • Cardinal Community Leaders
  • SACPA Ambassador UIW Student Senator
Community/Volunteer Service   Cardinal Community Leaders                                                                             August 2017 – Present
  • Organizing and student leading an event through the UIW Ettling Center, SWISD, and San Antonio toward implementing a pilot an Anti-bullying program for grades K-12th.
University of the Incarnate Word                                                                           June 2016 – Present
  • Leader or very active member in year-round events including: VITA, Headwaters at UIW, Day of Hope, Cardinal Community Leader, Meet the Mission, and Light the Way