123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
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Objective: Seek the Position of Financial Analyst
SUMMARY: Profoundly talented and resourceful Financial Analyst with over eight years experience in conducting studies to improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the unit; extracting financial data from various accounting and information systems; performing moderately complex statistical, cost and financial analysis of financial reports and data, and preparing subsequent narrative analysis for management.
Summary of Qualifications
Strong Excel, Powerpoint and Access skills, with particular focus on financial modeling and the use of advanced features of spreadsheets.
Strong experience with Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Essbase.
Exceptionally organized with great ability to work on multiple projects at once.
Deep level of analytical ability and accuracy.
Remarkable ability to work independently and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
Excellent interpersonal and organization skills.
Exceptional flexibility and ability to work independently and in a team.
Excellent communication, both oral and written skills.
Forecast and consolidated total expenses for all departments on a monthly basis.
Collaborated with peers in Accounting and Finance to perform ad-hoc analysis to explain variances versus Budget, prior forecast and prior months.
Prepared monthly executive presentation that highlighted the key drivers of expense variances vs. the Budget, prior forecast and prior months.
Worked with the Department Heads to prepare their detailed annual Budget.
Provided the Department Heads with their monthly expense performance vs. Budget so that they would be aware of how their department was performing compared to the Budget.
Served as the primary point of contact and performed timely research to answer questions from Department Heads.
Served as the resident expert on expenses within Finance.
Continued to look for ways to improve the accuracy of forecasting process.
Continued to look for ways to automate forecasting process.
Department of Public Affairs, Minneapolis, MN 1998 - 2000
Prepared journal entries and reconciled general ledger and subsidiary accounts; prepared monthly financial statements, including distributing monthly revenue and expenditure reports to departments.
Analyzed and reconciled expenditure and revenue accounts, including trustee accounts and investment reports.
Made wire transfers and journal funding transfers and reconciled monthly bank statements.
Monitored grant revenues and expenditures, ensuring data was recorded in the City's financial accounting system.
Calculated and prepared reimbursement billings and tracked receivables; reconciled monthly accounts receivable.
Prepared audit schedules for external auditors and acted as a liaison between the City and auditors.
Prepared and filed annual financial statements for the City, Redevelopment Agency and Public Financing Authority.
Assisted with the preparation of the annual and mid-year budgets.
Assisted with the fiscal year-end and fixed asset accounting.
Provided training in the use of the City's computerized financial system and assisted departmental personnel with budget questions, proper expenditure coding, document processing and other accounting related activities.
Performed other duties as assigned.
Master in Business Administration University of New York (2002)
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting University of New York (1998)