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Financial Analyst Ii Resume

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Pleasanton, CA

SUMMARY

  • Senior Financial and Business Analyst with 10+ years of experience with Fortune 100 companies in both the retail and high - tech industries.
  • Adept at developing operational metrics and reports to monitor trends, identify issues, and evaluate existing processes and models.
  • Highly skilled at utilizing multiple databases and tools to generate various standardized and ad-hoc reports.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Area of expertise include:
  • Reporting & Analysis Budgeting & Forecasting Financial Modeling Data Integrity Validation Business Intelligence Tools Month-End Close
  • Operational Metrics Research & Problem Resolution GAAP Procedures Strategic Planning Cross-Functional Collaboration Expense Reduction
  • Supported a $100M sales increase during two year tenure at Safeway.
  • Helped improve the financial reporting run-time from 4 hours to 1 hour by transitioning to a more efficient reporting process.
  • Collaborated with the Accounting Department at Hewlett Packard to develop solutions that ensure both departments consistently meet closing deadlines.
  • Recipient of the Certificate of Excellence Award in 2014 from Safeway for supporting the team in driving sales and business profits.
  • Generated and reported all of Hewlett Packard’s reported Americas Operations’ expenses, including headcounts, and helped the team exceed their aspired goal by 10%.
  • Consulted on the use of new business intelligence tools at Hewlett Packard that enhanced business performing reporting; trained the marketing and operations team on the new tool, resulting in faster and better-informed business decisions and improved productivity.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Pleasanton, CA

Financial Analyst II

Responsibilities:

  • Provide business performance reports and analysis for a $2.4 billion net-sales-per-year marketing business group.
  • Support planning, budgeting, and forecasting efforts and generate financial models.
  • Help Category Directors attain sales and profit goals by providing timely financial information and vendor scorecards.
  • Contribute input and directions during the yearly strategic planning process.
  • Perform data integrity validations by using multiple data sources.
  • Generate standard and ad-hoc reports on the performance of regular sales and promotions.

Confidential, Palo Alto, CA

Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Supported the budgeting process and ensured the integrity of operating expenses and their allocations to business groups.
  • Evaluated and implemented expense reduction projects.
  • Participated in SLA government council meetings and provided financial insight in the prioritization of initiatives and investments.
  • Prepared financial packages showing actual, budget, and forecast of various teams.
  • Helped cut the month-end close processing period from 5 to 4 days.
  • Contributed to the Americas Revenue and Channel Inventory Reporting.

Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided decision support and analysis for the HP Business Store, a $240M annual revenue E-commerce subsidiary.
  • Consulted on the use of eBusiness information to facilitate project evaluations.
  • Performed data integrity validation of new tools or applications.
  • Maintained the web content and pricing of the HP Business Store eCommerce site.
  • Monitored flow of data between various databases to ensure data accuracy.
  • Partnered with IT to identify and resolve data issues.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (V-lookup, Pivot, Macro), PowerPoint, Word, and Access.
  • Experienced using Business Object, SAP BW, SQL, TM1, Microstrategy, Teradata, and Essbase (Hyperion).

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