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Manager, Product Information Management Resume

Phoenix, ArizonA

SUMMARY;

  • Finance & Accounting ~ Analytics & Reporting ~ Cash Management ~ Strategic PlanningAccomplished financial professional combines MBA with 20+ years of financial reporting and analysis, category management, strategic planning and team leadership for product portfolios.
  • Critical change agent with aptitude for process analysis, improvement and cost savings.
  • Adept at mapping data flows and developing technical tools to drive performance analytics with detailed drill - down capabilities.
  • Excellent communicator; fluent in Spanish.
  • Business & Financial Analysis Ad Hoc Reporting Process Improvement Team Building & Leadership Organizational Change Initiatives Category Management Market Analysis Financial Reporting SOX Compliance Sales & Expense Forecasting Financial Modeling A/R A/P Budget/P&L Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

MicroStrategy 8.2 ~ Oracle Discoverer ~ Method 1 ~ Spectra Enlighten & Localizer ~ PeopleSoft Financials Crystal Reports ~ Business Objects ~ Visio ~ MS Project ~ MS Access ~ SQL ~ MS Office Suite

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE;

Confidential, Phoenix, Arizona

Manager, Product Information Management

Responsibilities:

  • Directed work of the External Data Team, Item Maintenance Task Force and the New Product Setup team to develop new processes to ensure data accuracy and quality in all product records within the PIM database.
  • Enhanced Marketing and Nutritional product data to provide Confidential sales organization with a competitive advantage in their market places.
  • Provided subject matter expertise in the analysis and preparation of specifications and plans for development/modification of application business systems and processes for efficiencies and reporting.
  • Identified KPI’s and developed executive level performance reports.
  • Coordinated with Senior Management on process re-design, associate training and implementation.
  • Led discussions with internal management teams to understand and determine which delivery systems might be used to meet objectives, goals, strategies and measures.
  • Created custom sales and purchasing reports for vendor agreements to verify authorized price structures were in place.

Confidential, Phoenix, Arizona

Finance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led all aspects of cash flow management for school district and capital project budgets.
  • Directed month-end close, general ledger accounting, as well as financial reporting and analysis.
  • Prepared and presented financial results to board members.
  • Coordinated general billing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable activities.
  • Guided numerous cost-savings and process improvement initiatives to increase productivity 12.5%.
  • Performed capital expenditure ROI analysis and reporting of project status, budgets, approvals, and completion versus goal.

Confidential, Phoenix, Arizona

Business Analytics Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Identified opportunities to improve financial performance of client companies and presented findings to client executives.
  • Guided analytics, forecasting and reporting, including tools management, for pet specialty accounts.
  • Developed Access-based solution to unify promotional data from disparate sources, which improved impact analyses on sales and ROI to drive effective business decision making.
  • Formulated executive dashboards featuring sales results in 1-week, 4-week, 13-week, and 52-week increments, which identified growth opportunities as well as under-performing vendors.

Confidential, Mesa, Arizona

Commercial Real Estate Broker

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and reviewed real estate market to identify commercial opportunities that meet client needs.
  • Prepared and analyzed pro forma financial statements to establish ROI for property acquisition.
  • Created lease vs. buy analyses to aid clients in structuring optimized deals.
  • Performed due diligence reviews of titles, contracts, and zoning.

Confidential, Phoenix, Arizona

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Devised and executed 5-year strategic plan.
  • Planned and managed $7.5M annual operating budget.
  • Developed and implemented suite of financial budgeting modules that improved accuracy of annual sales, expenses, and cash flows to within 1%.
  • As Manager, directed 5-person team of business analysts in weekly sales reporting, analytics, and review to key stakeholders.
  • Structured data into executive-level and management level reports.
  • Interfaced with business/category leaders to craft sales improvement strategies.
  • As Senior Business Analyst, oversaw business analyst in assessment of business data and creation of comprehensive reports.
  • Collaborated with operations executive to identify and remedy root causes of product/category-specific sales performance.
  • Developed key item no-scan report for Confidential EVP Operations that identified key items that had not sold in specific stores the prior week.
  • Increased in-stock position by 30% for key items.
  • Additional experience includes 7 years in roles as Senior Budget Analyst, International Accountant/Financial Analyst, and International Credit Authorizer with American Express.

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