business analyst resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Seeking finance position at BCA where I can apply my project management, cost analysis, and problem solving skills and work as part of a dynamic team with a focus on enabling Boeing business success. Over 18 years in business operations providing financial research, analysis, cost policy application, long range business plan development, and cost management support to program management, integrated product teams, and functional groups. Providing financial management support for internal research and development projects and external customer proposals and contracts. Subject matter expert for New Business finance cost management. Currently supporting multiple programs within Military Aircraft and Global Services & Support, including Airborne Surveillance Command and Control (ASC2), Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA), Presidential AC Recap (PAR) and JSTARS. Experienced in providing guidance on internal controls and procedures that support functional and project management. Team player who steps in to help other program personnel and takes on added work scope with competence and positive attitude. Able to adapt quickly and efficiently to accomplish company and team goals as organizational changes occur. Recipient of numerous achievement and accomplishment awards from peers and customers. Experienced in COGNOS, CLAS, Microsoft Office Suite, proficient in EXCEL pivot tables.
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01/2008 to Current
Business Analyst , ,
  • Managing the financial data for program new business funds.
  • Responsibilities include developing and maintaining cost and schedule performance measurement baselines, including earned value.
  • Reviewing and analyzing variance analysis at the project, control account and resource level.
  • Developing long-range business forecasts to support strategic planning.
  • Creating performance reports and researching cost issues.
  • Developing estimates at completion (EAC) and integrating analysis and action plans.
  • As subject matter expert for new business, provide support and training to management, program and project focals within BMA, GS&S, EO&T, BCA.
  • Troubleshoot process and tool issues, recommend solutions, work with IT to incorporate changes.
  • Conduct project cost classification reviews and support internal audits.
  • Provide guidance, interpretation and assessment of accounting issues and business policies.
  • Collaborate with R&D system IT and program focals to incorporate process and accounting changes, enhancing control account tracking capabilities.
  • Liaison with business units to establish performance metrics and policies.
  • Served as lead for the new business cost management team, established common processes and developed performance reporting standards.
  • Supporting the Business Development organization with financial analysis for overhead control accounts, researching policy and accounting issues.
  • Coordinate with other business units on accounting policies and procedures and to resolve accounting issues.
  • Established program procedure for managing external consulting contracts.
  • Managed response to customer audit of internal R&D project budgets.
  • Organized technical data, provided training for control account managers, conducted interviews, resulted in 100% successful completion, zero findings.
  • Developed analysis and cost metric to support division management visibility of site-wide bulk pool performance.
  • Assisted in development of the site financial rate costing model.
  • Conducted rate application analysis, system user testing, coordinated with IT on lessons learned documentation.
  • Current member of the Enterprise Finance Business Intelligence (EFBI) reporting transition team, tasked to ensure common system approach will meet the needs of the finance community.
01/1999 to 01/2007
Cost Management Analyst Moody's Investors Service, Inc. , ,
  • Managed business perpetuation funds for multiple programs within the division.
  • Conducted internal audits, coordinated cost policy reviews.
  • Member of the team that implemented and conducted a successful training program and procedures for a new research and development management system that increased efficiency and achieved division-wide process improvements.
01/1991 to 01/1998
Cost and Scheduling Specialist , ,
  • Finance analyst for several integrated product teams.
  • Helped implement Integrated Product Team (IPT) structure within the program.
  • Supported multiple process improvement teams, including material cost management, scheduling, cost/schedule EVM reporting.
01/1986 to 01/1990
Program Financial Controller Williams International , ,
  • Cost management analyst for multiple government contracts.
  • Develop and maintain cost/schedule performance measurement baselines, earned value calculations, variance analysis.
  • Assisted in implementing new accounting system and reporting tools.
  • Received achievement award for process improvement that resulted in significant cost savings to the company.
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Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration, Finance
University of Washington - ,
GPA: GPA: 3.6

Business Administration, Finance GPA: 3.6

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  • University of Washington

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  • Business Analyst
  • Cost Management Analyst
  • Cost and Scheduling Specialist
  • Program Financial Controller


  • Bachelor of Arts

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