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Senior Business Analyst Resume

VirginiA

OBJECTIVES

To excel at the position of business data analyst by assisting the organization in planning development strategies based on accurate data analysis and interpretations.

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

  • Over 6 years of experience in projects, analytics and reporting.
  • Excellent report making abilities with accurate detailing in form of analysis methods, interpretations, conclusions and suggestions.
  • Expertise with analytical reporting using advanced Excel features like vlookup, pivot tables and charts
  • Experience in writing database scripts to perform queries and build tables and procedures.
  • Possess vast experience in project management and business analysis.
  • Skilled at using work related analytical tools, applications and software.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional flexibility with the ability to work independently and as a team

SOFTWARE SKILLS

Microsoft Office tools: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, Lotus Notes, SharePoint, SAP related to CRM, SQL Server , Visual Basic and Oracle.

EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Ashburn, Virginia Senior Business Analyst 07/2010 – Present

  • Advanced level Business Analyst duties
  • Subject Matter Expert on over 6 financial projects worth over $80 million within the last 18 months and advised Department heads and Project Managers on analysis, progress and reviews of the projects.
  • Budgeting, execution and forecasting of projects
  • Create and deliver presentations on over 15 projects to stakeholders to inform on the process and progress of said projects through the use of careful research, analysis, charts and summaries
  • Performing internal and competitor benchmarking analysis and identifying savings opportunities and/or possible product/service enhancements
  • Provide the source of performance evaluation by preparing charts, summaries and narratives
  • Establish and maintain continuous liaison with program managers, national and international clients to ensure project fulfillment
  • Collaborate with SMEs of various departments, project managers, external resources where necessary to achieve project goals ad fulfill project timelines
  • Produce project milestone charts to track progress and develop contingency plans for schedule set-backs
  • Develop and recommend alternate and/or remedial action when necessary

Confidential, Owings Mills, MD Business Analyst 03/2009 – 06/2010

  • Provided managerial support within the IT department.
  • Prepare analysis reports and be responsible to answer any queries, complaints or suggestion in this regard.
  • Collected and Interpreted data from databases: Oracle, SQL server, Access, and made comparisons with the planned activities. Checked for deviations or alterations and resolved discrepancies.
  • Collected data in form of reports from different departments of the organization and compiled them together to prepare a summarized report.
  • Prepared quarterly and annual budgets, expense analysis and interpretation.
  • Interpret the terms and conditions of the contract and present them in easy-to-understand language for the recipients.
  • Ensured completion of deliverables; track milestones and time lines of assigned projects.
  • Maintained integrity while managing data of procuring, analyzing, interpreting, processing and storage.

Confidential, Owings Mills, MD Senior Quality Assurance Analyst 04/2008- 03/2009

  • Recommended program improvements and corrections to developers
  • Developed and maintained test plans, manual and automated test scripts for user interface, functionality, system and "ad-hoc testing"
  • Executed regression, functional and data tests with each maintenance release in each assigned area. .
  • Updated regression test cases with each product enhancement.
  • Documented quality assurance practices
  • Reported, tracked and determined priority of reported bugs
  • Produced metrics for projects as required by Project Management and/ or QA Management.

Confidential, Owings Mills, MD Finance and Reporting Analyst 02/2007- 04/2008

  • Ran queries on database, periodically, to retrieve data for analysis and reporting.
  • Developed scripts to build tables and modify columns where necessary to update and modify database.
  • Performed data compiling, mining and analysis required to evaluate given data
  • Created reports based on data mining activities and presented conclusions.
  • Observed market behavior and forecast the trends in market. Made judgment about organization's suitability to survive in predicted market environment.
  • Conducted ad-hoc financial analysis, models, and reports upon request using Excel.
  • Developed forecasting models on credit risk based on historical data from mining activities.
  • Developed, collected and effectively documented business requirements on assigned projects.

Confidential, Baltimore, MD Fraud Analyst 03/2005 – 01/2007

  • Developed and implemented a range of analytics to support transaction and fraud trend analysis
  • Worked with fraud transaction monitoring systems and rules to mitigate the risk of fraud losses.
  • Identified new fraud patterns and recommended new controls and improved monitoring.
  • Developed the initiation of strategy recommendations.
  • Supported and managed the Fraud Analytics tools.
  • Developed and refined procedures on an ongoing basis.
  • EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS AND RECOGNITION

      Bachelor of Science

      AA Degree – General Studies

      • Member of Honors Society
      • Multiple accolades from Management, Peers and Clients.
      • Second Quarter Silver Star Award Winner, Visa International, 2006 and 2009
      • Graduated Associates Degree
      • Dean’s Award Spring and Fall 2009 and Spring, Summer and Fall 2010

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