Financial Analyst 9+ years, but open to change 
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Listing No. 58085 posted on 21 Jun (Expires on 20 Aug)

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Christina Joy Shupe

Waldorf, MD 20603 /


**Active DHS Public Trust Security Clearance**


XLA, Inc. (formerly Alon, Inc) - Financial Analyst II

(May 2009 – Present) / U.S. Secret Service / Criminal Investigations Div. / Asset Forfeiture Branch On-site contractor

8614 Westwood Ctr. Dr., Suite 700, Vienna, VA 22182

Site Address: 1111 18 th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005


  • Composed the Fiscal Operations portion of the XLA Proposal to regain the Dept. of Homeland Security/U.S. Secret Service/Criminal Investigative Division contract for the Asset Forfeiture Branch (March 2016)


  • Use of financial systems and Excel to manage and reconcile up to $100 million dollars in monetary assets annually

  • Produce budgetary spreadsheets providing financial analysis and tracking movement of seized / forfeited monetary assets and develop cost estimates

  • Process various types of dispositions (transfers, restitution, victim refunds, restoration, sharing of forfeited assets and return of funds for dropped cases)

  • Interpret various legal / court documents (e.g. Complaints, Indictments, Warrants, Consent Orders of Forfeiture, Plea / Settlement Agreements, Judgment and Conviction Orders, Orders of Restitution / Restoration)

  • Create contingent / anticipated liabilities and obligations for payments to petitioners / victims and sharing of funds with law enforcement and federal agencies

  • Knowledge of laws, statutes and regulations relating to seizure, forfeiture, acquisition, maintenance, disposal and abandonment of seized and forfeitable property

  • Convey detailed information to victims, local / state police departments, private attorneys, Assistant U.S. Attorneys (Dept. of Justice) and upper management

  • Provide recommendations to management for process improvement (operations, systems, and reporting)

  • Generate reports on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to capture / present statistical data, document management and system support


    Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (United Stated Dept. of Agriculture/Veterinary Services) - GS-7, Training Technician

    (July 2005 – July 2007) / 4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD 20737


  • Provided technical and non-technical training to Agency personnel and assistance to Training Specialists of the Professional Development Staff (PDS)

  • Planned and tracked the expenses of training courses and payments to vendors

  • Provided justifications of funds for training and development

  • Successfully worked within annual budget allocations, while using year-end “sweep-up” money to enhance existing training and development

  • Monitored expenditures and maintained documentation and spreadsheets to ensure annual budgets were not exceeded and identified potential budget shortfalls

  • Prepared cost estimates and budgetary spreadsheets concerning travel and training expenses

  • Analyzed planned vs. actual expenditures of travel and training, resolving any discrepancies

  • Prepared, reviewed and processed travel authorizations and vouchers, charging travel expenses to proper lines of accounting, while ensuring budgeted amounts were not exceeded


    Lockheed Martin - Intern Programmer (Computer Support)

    (May 2005 – July 2005) / Dept. of Defense / Defense Finance and Accounting Service On-site contractor

    44427 Airport Rd., Suite 250, California, MD 20619

    Site Address: 22299 Exploration Park Dr., Bldg. IV, Suite 300, Lexington Park, MD 20653


  • Performed configuration management tasks to accommodate both planned and emergency releases for the DIFMS (Defense Industrial Financial Management System) environment

  • High level knowledge of the functionality of DIFMS

  • Performed a variety of duties in support of computer, network (LAN / WAN), and client server unit

  • Reviewed input data to verify adequacy and appropriateness of material required for data processing and related operations 

  • Reviewed output data to verify completeness, accuracy, and conformance to quality standards and specifications 

  • Maintained internal records and cataloged, dispersed, and returned programs

  • Reviewed daily processing logs, prepared and revised schedules


    Defense Finance and Accounting Service (Dept. of Defense) - GS-4, Office Automation

    (July 2002 – May 2005) / 22299 Exploration Park Dr., Bldg. IV, Suite 300, Lexington Park, MD 20653


  • Administrator of Labor Reporting System (LRS), employee / contractor timekeeping system

  • Executed the implementation of E-biz (web-based timekeeping system replacement for DOS-based LRS) and trained all on-sight employees on usage

  • Completed year-end processes for LRS and E-Biz to roll over old billing information into a prior year directory and update the new directory for the upcoming fiscal year

  • Acted as the organization’s liaison with in-house support contractors, processed contractor labor hours and expenditures and performed quality assurance and budgetary reconciliation

  • Prepared Temporary Duty (TDY) orders and processed travel claims / vouchers - coordinated with DFAS Travel Operations Department and complied with the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) to ensure all applicable rules and regulations were accurately executed

  • Received invoices for contractor (Lockheed Martin, ACS, Triton) labor hours, reviewed them for accuracy against E-Biz and LRS timekeeping systems to assure agreement of accounting codes and budgeted allocations, and prepared the required forms for contract payment

  • Administrator of Organizational Defense Travel (ODTA) for DFAS in Patuxent River, MD. 

  • Launched Defense Travel System (DTS) and trained organizational personnel on the use

  • Manager of Individual Development Plan (IDP) database







    • Created the Flag Etiquette & Protocol PowerPoint presentation for training the employees of Charles County Government (Maryland), Dept. of Public Works, Buildings & Trade Division (April 2016)



    • Windows, Microsoft Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Access, Form Flow (forms management system), Labor Reporting System (LRS), E-Biz (timekeeping system), DTS (Defense Travel System), Order Writer (travel system), Configuration Management Information System (CMIS), Program Version Control Software (PVCS), Release Status Database (RSD), Remedy (trouble reporting management system), Web Ordering System (WOS) for Desktop Management Initiative (DMI), Individual Development Plan (IDP) database, Fastrak (Field Investigative Reporting System) and Asset Forfeiture Programs (sShare).  Type 40+ wpm. 


  • Listing No.
  • 58085
Advertiser: ChristinaJoy
Member Since: Jun 21, 2018
  Waldorf, Maryland

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