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Analyst - Applications Development And Testing Resume

Pontiac, MI

SUMMARY:

Experienced Business Analyst and extensive Business Planning Management experience with over 17 years industry experience having an in - depth understanding of Organizational and Analytical Management. Experience includes heavy business and finance environments within a leadership space. Exceptional team building skills and ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

EXPERTISE AREA:

  • Sales Analysis & Strategy
  • Sales and Finance Reporting
  • US/EMEA/APJ/ Public Sector
  • Business Planning and Analysis
  • Applications Development
  • Workforce and Relations Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Planning and Process Strategy

TECHNOLOGY:

Microsoft/ Excel and PowerPoint, SAP, Salesforce, CRM and Financial Management Tools.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Pontiac, MI

Analyst - Applications Development and Testing

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in planning and strategy process for current and new portfolio offerings
  • Participated in creation of offering collateral including Play-to-Win strategy, Investment Case, Value Proposition, Knowledge Management, and strategy roadmap
  • Daily analysis of sales data including sold-to-date data, variance to forecast and target, and sales required to make fiscal year financial budgets and forecasts
  • Monthly reporting of sales and growth statistics
  • Aid in developing fiscal year forecast, initial budget of start-up team, and timeline of growth expectations
  • Regularly meet and collaborate with all four Regions; Americas, Europe Mid-East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), and US Public Sector
  • A member of the team that aligns the Regional goals with the expectations and needs of the Global Practice

Confidential

Business Planning Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Daily analysis of sales data including sold-to-date data, variance to forecast and target, and sales required to make fiscal year financial budgets and forecasts
  • Monthly reporting of sales and growth statistics
  • Participated in creation of sales collateral including Play-to-Win strategy, Practice web knowledge management portal, and strategy roadmap
  • Aid in developing fiscal year forecast, initial budget of start-up team, and timeline of growth expectations
  • Regularly meet and collaborate with all four Regions; Americas, Europe Mid-East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), and US Public Sector
  • A member of the team that aligns the Regional goals with the expectations and needs of the Global Practice

Confidential

Business Planning Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Regular analysis of financial and sales data, including: Financial budgets, close and forecasting, Year-over-Year, Annual, Quarterly, and Monthly bridges / walks, Global Business Unit alignment (Regional, Segment, Client, and Contract Level), Sales Total Contract Value and Fiscal Year Revenue.
  • Participate in strategic planning for US Public Sector Applications & Business Services (ABS)
  • Analysis of costs associated with workforce. Created a system to show the cost comparison between using leveraged, third party, and direct hire resources
  • Creation of Monthly Business Review (MBR) presentation, US Public Sector ABS staff meeting material, Regional review material, and other ad-hoc presentation for Corporate, Organizational, and Regional Leadership
  • Analyze and understand the interlock between the Financial and Sales to assist in understanding the Growth potential of the business
  • Created and maintain the monthly USPS Segment and Service Line End-to-End report used to monitor financial and sales trends and provide a cross view of financial and sales used to better understand the risk associated with the forecasts
  • Developed the USPS ABS Business Book used to analyze Monthly, Quarterly, and Fiscal Year Financials and Sales assists in the population of MBR, Sales Review, staff meeting material, and Region Reviews
  • Created a Financial Duplicate Analysis pointing out possible errors/issues with Global Business Unit alignment across USPS
  • Analyzed State and Local Government financials and discovered potential issues:
  • Operations expense GBU alignment / split
  • Issues due to the lack of consistent tools
  • Revenue and Expense GBU alignment
  • Assisted in the development of the USPS ABS Workforce Management Recommendation / Strategy
  • Developed multiple spreadsheets and slides in order to improve the ability to understand and analyze the health of the business
  • Developed a Contract Labor report (spreadsheet) for State and Local Government (SLG) used to understand the resource mix in SLG (Direct, Leveraged, Contractor), assisted in the lowering of contractor cost through identified potential rate reductions
  • Created and assisted in the management of an action item list / project plan for the US Public Sector Region concentrating on growth of applications in the government
  • Developed US Public Sector ABS Summit presentation representing the growth and productivity opportunities for ABS Services
  • Gathered and analyzed US Public Sector ABS financial data for review and discussion at an annual strategy meeting
  • Assisted in leading applications initiatives and business activities for US Public Sector

Confidential

Applications Programme Office (APO) Support

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain Primavera EVOLVE (workforce management tool) workforce management data - approximately 400 resources
  • Create and maintain Microsoft Project schedules - 3 investment projects (Dollar Value?)
  • Assist projects with status reporting and metrics reporting - 10 investment projects
  • Assist in creation of Program Office, projects and sub-projects plan documents
  • Compile monthly productivity savings report for corporate cost leadership
  • Oversee, manage, and track investment project’s change requests, risks and issues
  • Complete weekly change control and schedule baseline reports
  • Created and maintained the Applications Services Acceleration Program schedule
  • Active participant of an analytics team - organized to analyze issues in the organization and develop resolutions
  • Designed and compiled an account review template used in a monthly meeting to review accounts status regarding financials, resources, growth opportunities and issues
  • Active participant of a team responsible for creating and managing an executive governance structure and process
  • Created a report suggesting the timing of Account One-on-One Reviews

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