Financial Analyst resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Executive Summary

CREATIVE BUSINESS STRATEGIST - MOBILE | WIRELESS | GAMING STRATEGIC PLANNING * BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT * GROWTH & TURNAROUND EXECUTION Business Developer & Growth Architect - Proven ability to identify new verticals, evaluate existing opportunities, and foster strategic partnerships in start-up, turnaround, and rapid-growth environments. Defined new strategies that reversed declining performance, stimulated YOY revenue gains, improved customer retention and opened new sales channels. Accomplished +6 year track record - Marked by consistent high performance and achievement in high-tech B2C sales, operations, management, marketing, and resource planning functions across the mobile, wireless, and gaming industries. Courageous & Multi-Faceted Tactician - Decisive, forward-thinker with solid analytical, organizational, and communication skills to manage complex objectives, optimize core processes, maximize financial returns and accelerate organizational growth. Core Competencies Market Analysis & Strategy User Model Design Project Development & Roadmap Financial Analysis & Resource Allocation Organizational & Operations Management Product Definition & Process Optimization Sales & Marketing Alignment Talent Acquisition & Retention Cross-Functional Team Leadership

Core Qualifications
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Professional Experience
Financial Analyst, 02/2015 - Current
Marriott Vacations Worldwide South Miami, FL,

Facilitated month-end close processes, invoicing, journal entries and account reconciliations.

Partnered with business development to identify major account opportunities. Identified operational processes inefficiencies and recommended necessary improvements. Executed and reported variance and gap analysis. Created monthly PowerPoint presentations illustrating business performance and goals. Coordinated with underwriters, lenders, loan managers and securitization teams to manage portfolios. Monitored and analyzed Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and financial ratios. Audited internal financial processes on a quarterly basis. Facilitated month-end close processes, invoicing, journal entries and account reconciliations. Oversaw investment portfolio analysis, file maintenance and broker verification. Created executive analysis reports highlighting business issues, potential risks and profit opportunities. Led the modeling, planning and execution of all financial processes. Created detailed financial models and analytical tools to facilitate variance analysis. Analyzed complex regulation and policy documents that directly impacted budgetary and financial matters. Prepared internal quarterly and annual portfolio monitoring reports. Communicated regularly with management regarding portfolio performance and new loan transaction quality. Reviewed clients' accounts and results regularly to determine whether life changes, economic developments or financial performance indicated a need for plan revision. Interpreted data on price, yield, stability, future investment-risk trends, economic influences and other factors affecting investment programs.

Co-Founder/ Game Designer, 2012 - 2013
  • A mobile gaming start-up funded by Intel Capital & Time Warner and incubated by Crowdstar to develop Final Assassin, a free-to-play iOS RPG.
  • Joint Venture: Worked closely with executive board members and senior management to define scope, negotiate terms, determine resources, identify constraints, secure funds, and ensure delivery.
  • Product Development: Responsible for overseeing the full product and game life cycle, from writing GDD specifications, working across disciplinary teams including engineering, art, and marketing to achieve product vision.
  • Talent Management: Sourced and managed highly diverse, cross-functional team consisting of leading artists, developers, and audio engineers by establishing clear roles and expectations to compensation structures.
  • Financial Modeling: Allocated and adjusted capital resources based on present & future risks/opportunities, giving operations leverage to scale from a 2-person startup to a 13-person gaming studio within a 3-month period.
  • Project Management: Empowere.
Managing Partner/ Principal, 2004 - 2009
  • PCW is an indirect retail partner of T-Mobile USA (and former Sprint Nextel Corporation) with 30+ award-winning retail locations across the Midwest region.
  • Business Development: Acquired P&L accountability for underperforming retail sales channel in highly saturated and competitive market.
  • Turned operations positive within 2 months by establishing daily operating policies with reporting functions of sales, service, scheduling, inventory, and transfer.
  • Refreshed business-level strategy, projected financial position, and acquired 2 additional sales channels.
  • Performance Enablement: Recruited, trained, and cultivated 15+ person sales force and management staff by aligning individual incentives and compensation packages with unit performance and business strategy.
  • Negotiated favorable vendor relations, designed profitable price bundling strategy, and captured multiple new streams of revenue.
  • Notable Achievements: Generated over $10M in top-line revenue and Increased free cash flow 5X, grew profit margins by 25.
Master of Business Administration: Finance, Expected in March 2014
Bachelor of Science: Political Science - International Relations, Expected in March 2009

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