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Workday Financials Lead-(independent Consultant) Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 20+ years of financial accounting and management with a strong functional background using Oracle financial suite.
  • 15+ years Oracle Business Suite Functional/Set up/Configuration experience.
  • 6+ years Project Management
  • 2+ years’ Workday Financials
  • Project Management - Oracle Chart of Account (COA) conversion and Oracle FSG report Replacement
  • Oracle Financial Functional Support (GL/AP/AR/I-proc/I-Exp/Purch/FA,INV)
  • Oracle configuration setup's (Cross Val Rules, Security Rules, Mass Allocation, Segment Values, Sys Admin. Profile/Access control, Chart of Account Structure-Accounting String, Recurring JE’s, FSG’s, Expense Reports coding, Banking information)
  • Oracle FSG SME (Financial Reporting and Analysis)
  • Financial Reporting/Analysis
  • GL Wand Report SME
  • Desktop/Web ADI SME
  • Staff Training (Oracle Financial Reporting M/E)
  • Financial Reporting Soft Close Initiatives
  • Interim Financial Reporting Management
  • UPK Documentation and Training
  • Quality Assurance Testing-Workday Financials Application
  • Workday Project Management
  • Workday Financials Lead
  • Workday Release Management, #22-#25
  • Workday Release #26 review
  • Workday multiple implementations

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Oracle General Ledger Super User
  • Oracle Financial Analyzer Super User
  • Oracle FA / AR / PA / Functional User
  • Oracle Procurement Card functional User
  • Oracle I-Procurement Functional User
  • Oracle I-Expense Functional User
  • ADI Super User(FSG)
  • Oracle Payables Functional User
  • 11i, and R12 Oracle GL functional User
  • Oracle GL Administrator
  • Financial Accounting / Budgeting management
  • Month End close reporting management
  • Capital Budgeting management
  • Project Management (Oracle System Conversions)
  • Agile PM approach (SDLC, AIM)
  • Inventory Accounting
  • Intercompany Accounting
  • Consolidated Statement Reporting management
  • State and Local Tax preparation/Audit management
  • Vertex tax application Super User
  • Hyperion Financial Management User
  • MS Project/Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Visio/LiveLink User
  • Workday Financials and HCM Quality Assurance Testing
  • Workday Project Manager
  • Workday Financial Lead

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Workday Financials Lead-(Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Workday Financial/HCM implementation
  • Supported Financial Design
  • Lead financial data migration/validation of legacy to Workday tenant.
  • Developed EIB’s to load historical legacy data.
  • Worked with client on End to End functional testing.
  • Supported creation of reporting tools.
  • Created Workday Financial Job Aids
  • SaaS environment.
  • Performed Data validation for migration to Gold tenant.
  • Provided Sys Admin support, assigning access as needed to test functionality in test instance.
  • Worked with client to identify and create required reporting in the Workday system.
  • Supported client developing client reporting in Workday (developed reports, custom reports).
  • Reviewed WD 25 enhancements and how they impact the client.
  • Worked with finance client to in corporate the new workday financial apps into the month end close and reporting cycle.
  • Performed Post go live production support to finance team to perform first month end close and reporting.
Confidential

Workday Project Manager-(Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Workday Release Manager-Weekly and Bi-Annual updates.
  • Compiled and distributed weekly Workday updates being loaded to Production and also new functionality being placed in Preview tenant to review.
  • Reviewed, compiled, and communicated to Finance/HCM/Payroll areas, new functional updates coming to production.
  • WD 22, WD 23, WD24 Set up Required Functionality Catch up Project
  • Reviewed and compiled all new functionality available to implement from past Workday updates that require set up.
  • Worked with Finance/HCM/Payroll departmental teams to review new functionality available and select items to set up, test, and migrate to production.
  • Workday Special Projects Manager-Finance/Payroll/HCM
  • Worked with the Finance/HCM/Payroll departments to roll out specific value add workday projects.
  • Workday HCM Talent-Performance Review
  • Project Managed State Reporting created in Workday environment.
  • SaaS environment.
Confidential

Quality Assurance Support-(Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Member of the QA team responsible for testing the Workday Financials integrations and configurations for a Workday Financial application implementation.
Confidential

Sr. Financial Consultant/Project Manager-(Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Oracle GL chart of account Replacement consulting.
  • Oracle FSG Report Replacement consulting.
  • Oracle Discoverer Report Replacement consulting.
  • Federal and State Tax Management consulting.
Confidential

Oracle Senior Consultant - (Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Supported Oracle R12 COA rationalization across company.
  • Supported Oracle R12 COA workshops with finance, accounting, and operations team and provide leading practices.
  • Analyzed difference between COA structures.
  • Developed approach to rationalize structure and code combinations into a common COA and code combinations based on leading practices in Oracle R12.

Confidential

Sr. Oracle Functional Consultant/Project Lead-(Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Set up Oracle Web ADI in 11i environment.
  • Performed Oracle Financial Process/ Reporting Review.
  • Updated FSG Company Reporting using ADI application.
  • Project Lead on GL Wand Application Review/Implementation.
  • Re-built current Oracle financial reporting in GL Wand environment.
  • Reviewed current Oracle Reporting and proposed Pre-work to be performed prior to R12 migration.
  • Supported IT members on Oracle 11i application/data clean up projects.

Confidential, Salt Lake City, Utah

Project Manager/Sr. Oracle Financial Consultant-(Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Oracle Garnishment Management System update to EFT payments
  • Oracle Project Manager on Set Books Merge Project
  • Oracle Project Lead on P-Card Integration Project
  • Managed Chart of Accounts conversion.
  • Managed Oracle Calendar Conversion.
  • Managed Oracle Currency Conversion.
  • Performed Application Performance Analysis.
  • Performed Multiple Oracle Business Suite Functional Testing.
  • Created and Maintained Project Documentation on LiveLink.
  • Worked with 3rd party vendors.
  • Worked with Oracle to resolve service requests.
  • Provided interim Accounting support to the North America Finance Department.
  • Performed various Oracle Application cleanup projects.
  • Utilized Eprentise Applications.
Confidential, Bowling Green, KY

Oracle Financial Consultant-(Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Supported Post Oracle inventory conversion go live issue resolution.
  • Project Support for 9i to 11g Oracle upgrade Project.
  • Created project documents, project plan, and UAT test scripts.
  • Performed research and proposed replacement applications for Oracle Financial Analyzer.
  • Worked with Oracle A/R interfaces, identifying errors, and working with business group to resolve.
  • Performed research and resolved Oracle Inventory and Order management issues.
  • Worked with Red Prairie Warehouse Management System and Oracle Inventory to bring systems in balance.

Confidential Salt Lake City, UT

Consolidation Analyst/Project Manager (Independent Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Managed monthly financial close and consolidated financial reporting.
  • Performs M/E closes, consolidated financial statement preparation for joint venture North America region companies including Canadian mines.
  • Maintained monthly North America inter-company transactions and reconciliation.
  • Performed monthly Oracle GL account maintenance for North America Region.
  • Seconded to Toronto Canada Corporate office for six month Global Chart of Accounts project. North America Regional Representative.
  • Supports Accounting Department with Report Application(Oracle 11i)
  • Trains North America regional accounting staff on reporting applications as required.
  • Supports the annual management of company budgeting process.
  • Project Manager on conversion of North American chart of accounts. Utilized Eprentise Application.
  • Project Consultant on conversion of Parent Company office Toronto Canada chart of accounts. Utilized Eprentise application.
  • HFM reporting and reconciliation for corporate consolidated reporting.

Confidential, Bowling Green, Ky

GL Manager/Tax Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manages monthly financial close and consolidated financial reporting.
  • Performs M/E closes, variance analysis, consolidated financial statement preparation, and narrative and quantitative variance explanations and recommendations.
  • Maintains monthly inter-company transactions and reconciliation.
  • Performs monthly Parent Company Reporting, Quarterly SEC.
  • Manages a staff of seven. Staff Accountant, Senior Accountant, Clerks.
  • Maintains Company Retail and Corporate Reporting in Oracle 11i.-ADI.
  • Supported Corporate Accounting Department with Report Application
  • Trained staff on reporting applications as required.
  • Performed periodic physical store inventories.
  • Supported the annual management of company budgeting process.
  • Worked with auditors perform yearly audit of the company.
  • Managed tax staff, performing monthly SALT reporting.
  • Performed tax research as required.
  • Managed Company Sales tax audits.

Confidential, Orlando, FL

Accounting Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in implementation of new company financial reporting (Oracle Financial Analyzer).
  • Performed M/E closes, variance analysis, consolidated financial statement preparation, and narrative and quantitative variance explanations and recommendations for 60 plus profit centers.
  • Perform Annual Company Intercompany closing project.
  • Interview and hire staff. Perform evaluations.
  • Supervise a staff accountant in corporate accounting department.
  • Support Corporate Accounting Department with Report Application
  • Train staff on reporting application as required.

Confidential, Orlando, FL

Senior Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Perform M/E closes, variance analysis, consolidated financial statement preparation, and narrative and quantitative variance explanations for entire Confidential (400 plus properties).
  • Managed functions for customer service department.

Confidential, Orlando, FL

Information Resource Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with federal and state regulators to gather and maintain all compliance reports for all fifty states.
  • Responsible for gathering and maintaining Secretary of State reporting requirements for client companies to operate in all fifty states.
  • Responsible for creating and updating all client FCC reports for all compliance-reporting clients.
  • Maintained accuracy in the compliance-reporting database.
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained support staff.

Confidential, Orlando, FL

Oracle Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Created system financial reports via Oracle financial applications (FSG).
  • Produced financial analysis for multiple locations using various accounting applications.
  • Compiled and loaded budgets for over thirty properties.
  • Developed consolidated Budget reporting for company in the budget process.
  • Created variance reporting for all company locations and departments.

Confidential, Orlando, FL

Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared monthly area F&B financial statements.
  • Performed various financial analysis for the Food and Beverage Line of Business.
  • Prepared annual budgets for Food and Beverage operations based on meetings with operations management.
  • Prepared rate/volume variance analysis reports for the F&B line of business.
  • Provided 29+ Food and Beverage managers with financial analysis.
  • Performed inventory system analysis and reconciliation.

Confidential, Sedalia, KY

Senior Public Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared individual, partnership, and corporate income tax returns.
  • Analyzed client financial data and presented financial statements.
  • Consulted with client companies in developing operating budgets.
  • Prepared and processed client payrolls and related tax reports.
  • Worked with client companies, developing projected financial statements, cash flow statements, personal financial statements, and loan applications.
  • Performed all financial and administrative tasks related to the accounting office.
  • Responsible for the review, implementation, and maintenance of all office computer systems.

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