Adda Power

Senior Director, SOX and Internal Audit at TripAdvisor

Marlborough, MA

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First and foremost, as much as I deny it, I'm an absolute audit geek. I have been a full time "passionately curious" auditor for the past 15 years and even got a taste of it for two summers while studying for my undergraduate at UMASS Lowell. I love getting to learn about the many aspects of the organization, and I can honestly say I am never bored. The one value I hold and am very lucky that is one of my current organization's values is to never stop learning. To get a little bit more formal about my experience and skill set, I've laid them out below: - I have extensive experience in project management, including more than ten years of experience in project management for SOX internal control reviews and internal audits, as well as experience with PCI. financial reporting in support of SOX 404. - I'm leading a project designed to develop a finance vision and refinement of the finance model, in efforts to centralize finance processes, transform finance digital capabilities and consider optimal partnership structure for global finance and its stakeholders. - I launched a digital igniters programs within Global Finance tasked with upskilling internal audit and finance resources in learning robotics process automation(RPA) and data analytics capabilities. - I am extremely versatile and have developed risk and control knowledge in a wide range of areas ranging from corporate income tax, financial reporting, information security, system development lifecycles, privacy compliance, and data security. - Both at Deloitte and TripAdvisor, I've demonstrated excellent project management, talent development, & technical skills at the same time with delivering high quality products and services to my clients. - I specialize in risk and control assessments, controls rationalization, internal audit co-sourcing, business process improvement, information technology and systems reviews for diverse architectures. - I also have extensive experience in Sarbanes-Oxley's requirements of internal controls over financial reporting both from management's assessment and external audit including developing and accessing a risk-based audit plan. -I'm a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a member of IIA and ISACA. A summary of my skills and detailed knowledge: - Internal Audit (information technology, operations and governance) - Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls over financial reporting - program management, assessments, implementations (through all phases of design, testing, gap analysis and remediation) - IT Compliance - Payment Card Industry Standards

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Work experience
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Mar 2019 - Present

TripAdvisor

Senior Director, SOX and Internal Audit

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Mar 2015 - Present

TripAdvisor

Director, SOX & Internal Audit

Adda Grace Power is the Director of SOX & Internal Audit at TripAdvisor, Inc where was responsible for establishing an internal audit department that manages global operational, financial, Sarbanes-Oxley audits as well as PCI DSS compliance.

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Nov 2012 - Feb 2015

TripAdvisor

Senior Manager, SOX Compliance

2015 - 2015

CAE Roundtable

Director SOX & IA

2015 - 2015

CAE Roundtable

Director SOX & IA

Aug 2011 - Nov 2012

Deloitte & Touche

Manager

- Experienced in performing reviews in a vast number of industries, including manufacturing, technology, retail, life sciences and banking and securities. - Aided client personnel in performing controls rationalization for both business process and IT controls to streamline client operations and testing. Involved with the risk assessment, client continuance, planning procedures and preparation of client deliverables. - Managed the day-to-day project management, which included: establishing and monitoring the engagement budget, establishing project objectives and strategy and building work plans, coordinating with audit teams, foreign engagement teams and subject matter experts, reviewing work of staff and reviewing critical matters with engagement management and Partners. - Supervised a staff of 16 with varying levels of experience in the capacity of mentoring, training, tasking, and providing formal and informal feedback as well as coordinate the integration of off-shore resources to improve profitability. - Executed engagements related to Sarbanes Oxley 404 attestation (general information technology controls, business cycle controls), Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16, Reporting on Controls at Service Organizations (“SSAE16”), risk and controls process review, and the audit of financial statements; successfully completed 45 engagements. - Consistently rated top performer for the Northeast Region within the associated tenure at Deloitte.

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Sep 2008 - Jul 2011

Deloitte

Senior Consultant

Jun 2006 - Aug 2008

Deloitte & Touche

Consultant

Sep 2003 - May 2006

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Residence Life

Resident Advisor

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Jun 2005 - Aug 2005

Deloitte

Summer Intern - Enterprise Risk Services

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Jun 2004 - Aug 2004

Deloitte

Summer Intern - Financial Auditing

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