Business analyst with MBA and 20+ years of experience in financial analysis, business development and Peoplesoft and Hyperion implementations in entrepreneurial/Fortune 100 environments (construction and investment banking). Leverages expertise in research/analysis to implement process improvements that drive cost efficiencies and performance. Versatile communicator who fosters relationships with executive management, technical teams, contractors/suppliers and corporate customers.
Summary of Skills
Led implementation of Peoplesoft financials and Hyperion Workspace for 500+ users, reducing man-hours by 50%
Serviced 1,200 global customers on all issues related to Peoplesoft financials, Hyperion Workspace and Essbase
Secured contracts for and oversaw team of 20+ subcontractors/suppliers in execution of 150+ construction projects ($2.75M) from concept development to delivery
Areas of Expertise
Project Management * Hiring & Recruiting * Client & Vendor Relations * Resource Management * Cost Reduction * Process Streamlining * Financial Reporting * System Implementation * Negotiations * Strategic Planning * Training Development * IT Security * Budget Control * Regulatory Compliance* PeopleSoft Financials * GEAC General Ledger * Hyperion Workspace * SQL * Cisco Network * Microsoft Servers * Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project)
Business Analyst January 2009 to CurrentDNR ASSOCIATES, LLC － PARLIN, NJ
supporting Peoplesoft Financials/Hyperion DWH along with renovation and remodeling projects (ranging from $20K to $1.5m) for 150+ residential/commercial clients.
Provided full Peoplesoft Financials/Hyperion DWH end-user support from journal entries, query writing, chart field and tree maintenance, user security setup, combination editing and report generation.
Established relationships with 20+ subcontractors/suppliers, negotiating $150K savings over retail costs Researched 250 new materials to ensure high-quality, state-of-the-art design/implementation Developed/implemented two purchasing strategies that simplified store to job site delivery, allowing for "just in time" inventory, and reduced material and storage costs by $125K.
Vice President Associate Consultant January 1991 to January 2009GOLDMAN SACHS － NEW YORK, NY
Corporate Controllers Oversaw team of nine in executing 150+ financial systems projects impacting Peoplesoft financials, Hyperion Workspace, and Essbase.
Include SEC and Sarbanes Oxley audits; UATs for new sub ledger feeds, process improvement initiatives, sub ledger to general ledger reconciliations and disaster recovery.
Functional lead for implementation of Peoplesoft Financials, Hyperion Workspace and Essbase.
Liaised between 1,200 corporate customers and IT team for all projects related to Peoplesoft Financials, Hyperion and Essbase reporting.
From initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and control through close.
Consistently scoring 95% client ratings based on service and on-time delivery Expanded global support team by 350% in New York and India, and improved customer service quality and productivity on time-sensitive inquiries in US, Asia and Europe Strengthened security and separation of duty controls, instituting quarterly Sarbanes Oxley audits on end user access (process still in use at company) Developed/conducted Peoplesoft, Hyperion and Essbase training for 487 "super users" in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, London and Bangalore, decreasing annual user inquiries by 11% As functional expert, orchestrated the implementation of Peoplesoft Financials with multi-GAAP, multi-currency and multi-fiscal-calendar along with Hyperion Workspace within 12 months Executed monthly metric analysis to identify process improvement initiatives, 62% of which were implemented Created SQL ad-hoc reports for performance metrics reports and intiated change management plan to achieve greater productivity.
Redesigned financial reporting process, mapping/reconciling 7,000 accounts -reduced monthly close cycle by 23% and enhanced accuracy.
Master of Business AdministrationPACE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science : AccountingUNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIESAccounting
Certificate in Internetwork Engineering : May 2016Project Management Professional (PMP)