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Finance Manager Resume

Redmond, WA

SUMMARY:

  • Finance professional with 11 years of experience in Accounting, CFP&A, Sales and Marketing Finance, IT and Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Deep industry knowledge in IT, Retail, Cloud, Financial Services, Telecommunication, Manufacturing and Supply Chain
  • Combination of competencies in core finance knowledge and expertise in most widely used finance systems (Oracle, SAP)
  • Power User of Excel, Access, PowerPoint, PowerPivot, Power BI, SharePoint & PowerView
  • Business & Sales analytics, Process improvement, Project Management
  • Corporate Finance, Financial Planning & Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting, Financial Control and Compliance
  • Business Intelligence, Financial modeling, Data mining, IT systems upgrade implementations Scorecard and Metrics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

Sr. Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop multiple Power View Reports to showcase various analytic and visual functionalities of tool and created several training videos for WW CCG field users
  • 1st Tier escalation path for all CCG reporting and scorecard metrics related field inquires and requests. 99% of escalations resolved and closed within 48 hours
  • End to end ownership of new metrics and KPI’s - find data source, get access, confirm definition, develop UI format, monthly refresh, reporting and communication, data quality and escalation resolution
  • Develop modern UI Reporting. Improve report refresh performance from 20+ min to a few min, saving hours of refresh waiting time annually for 1000’s of report users worldwide. Fast field adoption.
  • Improve data quality and integrity by streamlining change request (CR) process and workflow. Achieved 90% field escalation decrease quarter over quarter
  • Liaison between business requirements and technical requirements for data engineers and developers and delivered new data cube connecting 30 dispersed, external and internal data sources and deliver robust data warehouse and BI solution
  • Support and collaborate with various business partners including CVP ( Corporate Vice President) and support Worldwide Consumer Channel Retail Group for Xbox, Surface, Windows and Office sales ($16B Business)

Confidential, Redmond, WA

Finance Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Produced dynamic, cloud based Finance Flash Report using PowerPivot and PowerView BI tool. Huge improvement from existing report which was static, error prone and time consuming to update
  • Created and promoted CFP&A Yammer group to encourage knowledge share and cross team collaboration in CFP&A team. Resulting 90% of team members join the group within 3 weeks of creation
  • Process improvement for manual check request process and saved 100+ reconciliation hours/year
  • Cited as US Best Practice in Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Accountability Report for Trade Association Reporting effort.
  • Hosted Brownbag sessions for 100+ audience across the company
  • Support Supply Chain team which is responsible for all hardware and software product manufacturing for Xbox and Surface
  • In charge of MS WW R&R (Returns and Refurbs) and E&O (Excess and Obsolete) for all Confidential products
  • Responsible for driving the key finance processes, including budgeting and forecasting, monthly close, and providing P&L analysis, business planning, and driving support in partnership with the operations groups across Confidential . Outsource 100% routine close activities to Fargo (60+ Journal entries)
  • Coordinated launch of new hardware and software products as they come to market
  • Led a successful Physical Inventory audit, resulting less than 0.05% GUV and reducing the write off 90% over previous year, saving millions of dollars for the company
  • Cleaned up the Stock in Transit (SIT) imbalance from $3M to $25k in 4 months

Confidential,Redmond, WA

Financial Analysis and Reporting

Responsibilities:
  • Provided integral support for Sales Exec to achieve 1M+ seats sales in EPG and 3000+ SMSP customers
  • Analyzed industry trend, vertical trend, pipeline health, sales cycles, sales process, blockers and obstacles, helping team achieved green
  • Managed BPOS (now Office 365) War Room process, collaborated with v-team and WW field sales teams
  • Designed and implemented BPOS pipeline tracking system and provide weekly consolidated managed pipeline report to stakeholders
  • Content owner for Executive Business reviews including BOLT, MBR, QBR and MYR
  • Developed transactional level BI, data mining to uncover price elasticity, sales trends and correlations
  • Business liaison in new finance internal application development
  • Analyzed quantity, price, FX impact variances by product line and by region
  • Automated reporting processes and improve accuracy and reporting timeline
  • Designed and implemented budget process, resulted in increased accuracy and efficiency
  • Supported 20 business units and 4 global sales teams (US, Europe, Asia and South America)

Confidential,WA

Senior Accountant & Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Client list: AT&T, LexusNexus, Symetra, Pemco, Confidential Art Museum, CB Richard Ellis
  • Exceeded client’s expectations and got a permanent job offer from every client at end of assignment
  • Improved operational efficiency and saved money for all clients by implementing new processes to correct bottleneck, inefficiencies and redundant processes.
  • Reduced number of banking relations by 30% to improve profitability and reduced maintaining costs
  • Allocated over $200 million in Nokia & Erickson electronic balances by designing cost allocation method
  • Designed and implemented 18 month rolling forecast for multiple revenue/cost centers
  • Overhauled and updated banking information database in Access
  • Cash flow forecast to maintain adequate cash level and minimize financial cost
  • Accounting system conversion project from FundWare to MIP successfully within budget and on schedule
  • Participated in team effort to consolidate financials after AT&T and Cingular $41B merger

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