Kimberly Macedo

Kimberly Macedo

Director, CIA, PMP · +1 (703) 923 8693
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Kimberly is a director in the firm’s risk advisory practice. Kimberly has more than 12 years of experience. Her focus is internal auditing and management consulting on a wide range of business issues, regulatory compliance matters, organizational governance and internal control structures. She serves private, public and not-for-profit organizations, with a specialty in higher education institutions.

  • Performs consulting services for higher education institutions with a specific focus on advancement operations, institutional data reporting, admissions, vendor risk management, investment office operations and procurement practices, as well as overall process and operational efficiencies
  • Participates in ongoing operational meetings with clients to discuss compliance, strategy and controls for local, national and international operations
  • Assists clients in performing risk assessments, analyzing the results and developing annual and multiyear internal audit plans
  • Leads operational initiatives and project management for integrating institutions by assisting with transitioning operations and wind-down activities, as well as facilitating leadership discussions on planning and project management activities
  • Performs fraud investigations working directly with internal and external legal counsel on evidence gathering and discovery related to employee or organizational fraud or misconduct, as well as regulatory noncompliance
  • Assists institutions with developing strategic financial dashboards to monitor key financial ratios and overall financial operations
  • Performs human resources (HR) reviews to assess the design and effectiveness of HR policies and processes to address operational, regulatory, financial and reputational risks
  • Led a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) breach response activity for a higher education institution to test responsiveness and awareness of HIPAA policy guidelines
  • Assisted with information technology systems due diligence, business continuity planning and system implementation for past clients
  • Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Bowen McCauley Dance, board member
  • Volunteer – Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
  • Junior Achievement
  • American Heart Association
  • Co-authored “Internal audit: understanding co-sourcing and outsourcing models”
  • Presented “Strategic Academic Program Reviews: Assessing Institutional Programs for Overall Success” for the Association of College and University Auditors National Conference
  • Donor gift management: identifying risks and implementing leading practices
  • Presented “Transforming Third Party Risks into the ‘Big Easy’” for the Association of College and University Auditors National Conference
  • Presented “Worth the Risk? The Advancement Services Role in Risk Management” for the Association of Advancement Services Professionals D.C. Regional Symposium
  • Presented “Auditing Investment Operations – Do You Know Where Your Money is Going” for the Association of College and University Auditors National Conference
  • Presented “Gaining Deeper Insights with IDEA Data Analysis” for the Association of College and University Auditors National Conference
  • Presented, “Preserving the Integrity of Institutional Data Reporting” for the Association of College and University Auditors National Conference
  • Presented “An Introduction to Human Resources Compliance – Understanding the Role of Internal Audit” for the Association of College and University Auditors Midyear Conference

Location

Washington DC

Education

James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
Bachelor of Business Administration, financial economics, minor in computer information systems