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Senior Financial Analyst Resume

Great Oaks, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Financial Analyst

Confidential, Great Oaks, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Led a team of 30 to create a process which produces teh cash forecast for long range planning, rolling forecasts, performance benchmarking, financing decision support and M&A integration
  • Created and recruited a team of accountants from teh three major legacy subsidiaries to consolidate weekly AR subledger, cash reporting, month end and quarter end reporting under ASC 606
  • Re - engineered and managed teh account review to focus on cash forecasts and delinquency rate changes to improve collection performance and benchmark collections activity
  • Authored a number of reports in teh SAP and Oracle r12 ERP, Cognos, SAP BO, Hyperion and wrote a number of sql scripts for Oracle r12 to duplicate fbl5n for integration and python pipes.

Consultant

Confidential . Sunnyvale, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Led a team of accountants performing teh monthly capitalization, month end close and reconciliation for Confidential ’s Corporate Asset and performed teh month end close process for all fixed assets to present month end forecast and month end report to senior executives
  • Partnered with business units to create processes for teh proper recognition of operating and capital expenses and their corresponding tax expenses. Also worked with stakeholders to develop a system for demand and forward/reverse logistics
  • Prepared variance analysis reports on consolidated operating expenses against historic and forecasted amounts and authored reports with Oracle, OBIEE and Confidential ’s proprietary BI tools to identify and communicate risks and opportunities in our supply chain and operations
  • Designed, developed and implemented an ecosystem of accounting and forecasting applications spanning over 8 etl pipelines, hundreds of tables and dashboards, and 5 process automations applications

Finance Manager

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Led a team of 6 professionals to implement and run an automated logistics and fulfillment system that doubled productivity, decreased fulfillment cost by 75% and significantly reduced errors
  • Tripled company revenue over three years by raising equity and debt from investors and purchase order financiers and implementing logistics processes for a far more mature business
  • Responsible for teh company’s planning and budgeting processes, including operational plans, annual budgets, forecast updates, strategy-to-execution efforts, and long-term financial forecasts, to facilitate an efficient process and ensuring quality products.
  • Created processes to forecast and report gross margins analysis under a standard price regime for manufacturing and logistics
  • Modeled sales trends to produce accurate sales forecasts which decreased our inventory levels and our logistics cost with both online and traditional retailers
  • Worked with business leaders to create and maintain annual operating and capital budgets and quarterly forecast updates as well as KPI’s, teh dashboards necessary to monitor teh business
  • Designed, developed and implemented a number of financial tools necessary for forecasting, budgeting, performance benchmarking, unit analysis and data and trends analysis

Finance Manager

Confidential, Beverly Hills, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Led a team of 11 professionals responsible for all accounting and finance functions of an $80MM international M&E and Post Production company
  • Managed teh finances of teh company with business leaders related to all resources, including head count, inventory, facilities, professional services and IT infrastructure
  • Designed and executed teh processes and procedures to prepare financials including teh month end close, reconciliations, transactions and post transaction journal entries, accruals, consolidations and teh translating cash flow statements first with excel, but then with Cognos
  • Led our organization through 4 international audits, establishing our company policies for ASC 605, SOP 98-1, SFAS 141 and 142 and other GAAP and IFRS policies for SOX compliance
  • Migrated teh business from Quickbooks/Excel > Great Plains/FRX > SAP/Cognos as teh business grew and learned how to program coz I didn’t select a good VAR
  • Enforced teh company’s financial accounting and reporting policies
  • Developed a budgeting and forecasting process on an international basis for operating, credit and equity stakeholders raising $80MM of debt and equity.
  • Part of teh executive team responsible for all financial decisions and presentations to teh Board of Directors
  • Created financial models and analyses of financial and operational metrics to evaluate and direct business performance and provided variance and periodic analysis for teh same
  • Developed annual and multi-year financial plans and forecasts

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