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Project Manager Resume

Universal City, CA

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

Project Manager with progressive experience in project, program and product management. Professional with proven success leading teams to meet aggressive goals and complete projects. Key strengths in strategic planning, financial analysis, data analysis, agile project management, process improvement, product management, software development project management, systems development life cycle (SDLC), business intelligence (BI) and data/ technology projects. Experienced in the design, development, maintenance and support of databases and financial reporting applications. Recognized for strong analytical, organizational and communication skills. Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Proficient with Microsoft Excel (Formulas, Vlookups, Pivot Tables, etc.), PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Access, Project, Jira, MDM/ Informatica, SAP, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, Smartsheet and Qlikview

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Universal City, CA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • PMO team Project Manager responsible for working as a Scrum Master on a large technology project replacing a previous finance and accounting system for TV distribution with a new version
  • Work with management, workstream leaders (architecture, integration, data migration), developers and QA to ensure project completed on time and within budget
  • This includes owning and facilitating the overall comprehensive project management plan, day - to-day management, and frequent communication with project working groups to ensure everyone is aware of scope, action items, and project changes
  • Lead all scrum ceremonies for the team, including stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and product demos
  • Effectively prioritize tasks and work streams to achieve department and business goals
  • Contribute to defining processes, documentation, and discipline for the Program Management team

Confidential, Woodland Hills, CA

VP - Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, prioritizes and executes all activities required to support the business line’s strategy
  • Collaborates with cross-functional project teams to identify and address business opportunities and risks, then analyzes and presents findings and recommendations
  • Manages the development and documentation of strategies, projects and plans, and creates communications for ongoing initiatives, including change management
  • Coordinates efforts of multiple functional areas, analyses data for ongoing initiatives and projects, and monitors progress and reports on KPIs/ Metrics
  • Conducts research, and identifies trends and impacts to program goals and strategic plans
  • Provides reporting on programs, and monitors initiative effectiveness by defining measurement criteria, and then tracking and analyzing results

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

AVP - Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated exceptional project management skills while leading a team of developers and analysts on data initiatives and providing analysis and reporting to sr. management under tight project schedules and deadlines
  • Implemented an enterprise-wide data warehouse for account data across the firm, providing for validated and normalized data services to the various corporate functions from one centralized and controlled data source
  • Exhibited strong analytical and communication skills as a key contributor in all initiatives during the model, design, and execution project phases
  • Maintained role of ScrumMaster, including tasks such as managing and documenting product backlogs, creating user stories, facilitating sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective
  • Identified and documented business requirements from key cross functional business stakeholders and created according controls, processes, and business rules/ logic with technology resources
  • Lead on-boarding of various systems, effectively communicated requirements, and designed, tested and completed User Accepted Testing (UAT) in Dev, QA and Prod for web-based Qlikview platforms with BI developers
  • Designed according User Interfaces (UI), dashboards, storyboards and a new account opening workflow
  • Exhibited strong understanding of data quality principles while managing MDM Informatica system migration and implementation
  • Displayed strong analytical and organizational skills while maintaining an instrumental role in creating various BI tools and facilitating a comprehensive firm-wide account data clean-up initiative (system mapping, account mapping, account hierarchy set-up, account ownership, account type attributes, PeopleSoft GL General Ledger mapping)

Confidential, El Segundo, CA

Senior Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Displayed exceptional knowledge of finance, supply chain management, operations and data analysis
  • Provided insights that drove business decisions and results while consolidating and analyzing data, and providing information and recommendations in executive level meetings, including: Short Range Outlook (SRO), Sales and Operations Plan (S&OP), Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Internal Finance Review (IFR)
  • Exhibited a highly skilled analytical, conceptual and quantitative problem solving ability while developing and leading strategic initiatives and special projects with according financial plans
  • Addressed both strategic and operational risk - opportunity areas while maintaining a critical role in discovering root causes for variance, communicating issues, and providing action plans for achieving more desirable results
  • Maintained responsibility of Cost Shift Analysis, Working Capital Initiatives, Early Material, Late Material, Excess/Surplus Material, Inventory Turns, and Special Projects
  • Led a Six Sigma project in which a Qualitative Data Input (QDI) system based on SCOR key performance criteria was developed and implemented, allowed for a qualitative assessment of suppliers and improved supplier selection
  • Demonstrated an ability to effectively work in a cross-functional global IPT environment and interface with customers and management to resolve problems in order to ensure successful program performance

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Displayed analytical skills while creating and maintaining critical reports for executive decisions, and assisting in the management of all inventory reduction and control projects, as well as all sourcing operations and supply chain strategic initiatives in order to improve operational efficiency, decrease waste/cost and reduce lead time
  • Demonstrated strong conceptual skills, initiative and creativity while developing a safety stock model in which optimal inventory levels were identified for a broad range of products in order to maintain high levels of service while controlling inventory costs
  • Analyzed global inventory levels to identify at risk-seasonal and excess product in order to provide strategic recommendations in the form of monthly presentations to a cross-functional executive team
  • Reported on factory costs, duty rates, freight rates, landed cost, house margin forecasts and managed, maintained, and validated the standard cost updating process in order to support all company margin initiatives and ensure compliance with all established Sarbanes-Oxley policies and procedures

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