Business Analyst And Senior Consultant resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • 1989). Responsible for the management of all accounting operations for holding company and ten operating subsidiaries. Specific responsibilities included supervision of all accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger functions, preparation of individual and consolidated financial statements, cash management, preparation of accounting department and consolidated budget, coordination of annual audit. Systems Analysis and Design, Software Testing, Training and Documentation, Team Leadership, Business Problem Solving
  • Languages: SQL, COBOL
  • Hardware: NT Servers
  • HP/Unix Servers
  • Sequent/Unix Servers
  • IBM 4381
  • Intel based PC's
  • Software: Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, DB2, Business Objects,
  • Cognos
Business Analyst and Senior Consultant, 01/1 - 01/1
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  • with ten years of experience in the information technology field and ten years of experience in the accounting field.
  • Experience spans several industries including insurance and financial services.
  • Responsibilities have included team leadership, design and implementation of both client/server and mainframe application systems, software package evaluation and selection, development of conversion and test plans, business process reengineering, and data analysis and database design.
  • Highly skilled in working with business units and system users; possess excellent presentation, research and communication skills and work well with management and system users at all levels.
Independent Consultant, -
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  • For a leading prescription benefits management company, performed as business analyst during the business process analysis phase of an initiative to integrate its two lines of business delivery; as part of the analysis team was directly responsible for analyzing the billing, reimbursement, accounting and reporting functions; participated in workshop to present findings to high-level business users, authored the final deliverable for this phase of the project, the Business Discovery (Requirements) Document.
  • For a major telecommunications company, performed as business analyst on various projects including a project to reverse engineer a front-end order entry facility developed by an outside vendor; developed functional specifications as well as a matrix detailing every function and every data element within the function.
  • Created several director-level reports to track daily interface activity.
  • Directed several smaller projects involving minor modifications to the main legacy system; developed specifications for outside vendor and tracked modification through implementation.
  • For a major railroad leasing company, performed as project leader for the implementation of a data warehouse and ad hoc reporting facility for SAP R/3 financial and material management data.
  • Coordinated the activities of Information Technology staff as well as end user departments including remote railcar repair facilities.
  • Directed the preparation and delivery of user training to a pilot group within six weeks of initiating the project.
  • Provided communication to departments throughout the organization on project tracking and status reporting.
  • Prepared several key recommendations documents regarding data architecture, load strategy and reporting tool development.
Senior consultant, 01/1 - 01/1
Best Buy City, STATE,
  • A summary of engagements for this consulting firm is provided below.
  • For a fleet leasing company, responsible for establishing and leading a data analysis and research team where objectives were to provide the organization with timely, accurate and consistent information.
  • The team was responsible for fulfilling ad hoc report requests, providing data for fleet analysis, analyzing existing reports from all systems for accuracy and consistency, and analyzing the various databases to identify missing or inconsistent data.
  • Worked closely with senior level management in communicating status and business needs.
  • For a major distributor of electrical products, provided project leadership and business system analysis for a distributed system development effort.
  • As the project leader and business analyst, worked directly with both the business sponsors and technical development team.
  • Managed and facilitated project operations which included project tracking and status reporting, headed up the requirements gathering activity, conducted design reviews of all system modules, re-designed conversion process, developed test scripts and tested conversion results.
  • For a major insurance company, performed as team leader for the maintenance of a data warehouse application originally designed to provide data for a financial user group.
  • Worked extensively with business units to identify requirements for system enhancements.
  • Implemented significant changes to the database structure to support a marketing group.
  • Implemented critical changes to the load process to ensure the delivery of quality data in a timeframe which met the service-level agreement.
  • Developed quality assurance procedures for both internal and external data verification.
  • Developed and maintained an issues log to manage and prioritize user enhancement requests.
  • Worked with the extract team to capture data from the legacy systems.
  • Supported the reporting and ad hoc query tool used to access the data.
  • Performed data analysis to identify and research data anomalies.
  • For an international financial services conglomerate, performed as the lead analyst on a project team responsible for the production of key management information reports.
  • Worked with the production teams in the design of the extracts, developed program specifications for initializing the database, loading the extracts, generating report aggregations, and creating the reports.
  • Implemented major modifications to the database design with the key objectives of self-documentation and maintenance.
  • Developed an issues log to track and resolve over 100 open issues.
  • Primary contact with the business community to maintain communication, review project status and resolve open business and technical issues.
Independent Consultant, 01/1 - 01/1
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  • to previous employer on various maintenance projects while completing degree in Information Systems.
Bachelor of General Studies: Information Systems Accounting, Expected in
Roosevelt University - Chicago, Illinois
GPA: Graduated with Honors GPA: 3.87/4.00
Information Systems Accounting Graduated with Honors GPA: 3.87/4.00
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