Vicky is a Managing Director of UHY Advisors TX, LLC. She is also a Partner with UHY LLP, a licensed CPA firm, and is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas.
§ Vicky has over 20 years of experience delivering external and internal audit controls and compliance efforts for Fortune 500 companies.
§ Currently serving as Managing Director for the Firm’s FCPA Compliance area of expertise to help companies understand and manage FCPA exposure and risk.
§ Oversaw execution of numerous FCPA compliance reviews and internal audits for several companies throughout South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. These efforts included review of FCPA policies and procedures, use of agents, facilitating payments and red flag reviews.
§ Served as FCPA compliance advisor to several clients regarding FCPA exposure, risk assessment and red flags.
§ Worked with external counsel on an FCPA investigation. This included directing investigation efforts, developing responses and evaluating supporting documents.
§ Advised a company’s internal counsel on effective FCPA compliance programs including necessary contract provisions with foreign representatives to reduce the FCPA exposure and risk.
§ Services provided include working with multi-national Fortune 500 companies to:
− Reengineer business processes
− Improve internal controls (accounting and operational)
− Refine risk management practices
− Optimize reimbursements from vendor audits
§ For a large public company, UHY was hired by counsel to provide expert testimony on behalf of management with respect to their compliance with the Sarbanes – Oxley Act of 2002. Ms. Gregorcyk analyzed the work performed by management and provided SOX expertise.
§ Perform process evaluation (process mapping and evaluation) and documentation, risk assessments and root-cause analysis.
§ Responsible for vendor and construction audit practice of UHY (preventive controls and cost recovery).
§ Assist companies in responding to Sarbanes-Oxley. These projects have involved prioritizing management’s actions to facilitate compliance with Sections 302 and 404, rethinking the scope of an existing internal audit function, and evaluating and drafting processes and internal controls against COSO. Also, support financial audit practice in assessing Sarbanes-Oxley for our external audit SEC clients.
§ During a business strategy and controls analysis of an international business, identified and resolved controls issues that resulted in $20 million in cash savings.
§ While managing a 10,000-hour internal audit co-sourcing arrangement for a top petrochemical company, identified cost savings of over $15 million in one year.
§ Performed root cause analysis that identified and corrected key business process and financial control problems in a new SAP processing environment for a multi-billion dollar joint venture.
§ Financial and internal audit experience in managing third party resources on financial and internal audit projects.
§ Heavily involved in process evaluation (process mapping and evaluation) and documentation, risk assessments and root-cause analysis.
§ Highly skilled with performing vendor and construction audits (preventive controls and cost recovery). Consistently deliver cost recoveries to clients.
§ B.B.A. in Accounting/Finance, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, 1985
§ Joined the firm in 2003 and admitted as Managing Director/Partner in 2005
§ Over twenty years of internal audit, financial audit and consulting experience, with fifteen of those years working for PricewaterhouseCoopers
Active and Prior Professional Memberships Include:
§ American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
§ Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
§ Institute of Internal Auditors
Active Memberships Include:
§ Lamar University Accounting Excellence Program (Board Member)