Financial System Manager Contractor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Experienced in all aspects of accounting, external and internal financial reporting and analysis, forecasting, budgeting, strategic planning, press release, merger & acquisition, data mining and ad-hoc analysis. Experienced with most of financial reporting systems. Detail oriented and strong problem solving skill. Outstanding communication and listening skills; Work and lead effectively as a team member and a team leader.

Advanced MS Excel (VLOOKUP and Pivot Table), Access, PowerPoint, Essbase, SAP, MPC, BPC, ERP, HFM, Bex Analyzer, Prophix .
2014 to 11/2014 Financial System Manager/Contractor Walt Disney Co. | Cypress, CA,
  • Responsible for various systems (SAP, MPC, BPC and Prophix ) to support monthly close, the submission of actual, forecast , estimate and budget.
  • Analyze monthly results and submit monthly financial reports.
  • Ad Hoc analysis supporting for business team on production cost, distribution, sales, marketing and promotion expenses.
  • Set up R&D projects, coordinate and monitor R&D projects with GMA and GMS team members.
  • Ensure the system and reporting continuity across the organization as well as identification and implementation of process efficiencies.
  • Prepare the financial (P&L,B/S, and Working Capital) reports, and supplemental deliverables both actual and forecast to key stakeholders.
  • Reconcile financial results among various systems (SAP, Prophix and MPC).
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts.
  • Headcount reporting.
  • Work closely with business partners from sales actual reporting to budgeting and forecasting.
  • Facilitate R&D projects set up in SAP, monitor the spending and provide ad-hoc business analysis for GMA and GMS business partners.
05/2013 to 10/2013 Finance Manager/Contractor 2K | Irvine, CA,
  • Month end close and journal entries.
  • Balance Sheet Accounts Reconciliations for the global regions.
  • Cash Reconciliation project.
  • AP invoice payments via iPaySmart in SAP; Royalty calculations and payments to foreign affiliates.
  • GR/IR Inventory report for SAP project.
11/2008 to 04/2013 Finance Manager Comcast | Loxahatchee, FL,
  • Generated new clients; managed over 30 clients trading accounts ranging from $5MM to $10MM; maintained accounting records and reconciled daily trades; wrote new client contracts and responsible for financial reporting.
  • Responsible for monthly financial reporting; NFA (National Future Association) monthly reporting.
  • Lead the Budget and Actual Analysis.
  • Generated and managed clients and their accounts; prepared financial documents for individual contract and for auditing.
  • Generated AML reports.
04/2007 to 11/2008 Finance Manager Comcast | Lynchburg, VA,
  • Responsibilities included financial reporting of Precedex and NiPent drugs with annual sales of $70MM.
  • Strategic analysis and new product launch in European and Asian markets;.
  • Utilized financial model to forecast and plan for new drugs; provided monthly financial results and analyzed the variances between actual, forecast, budget for existing drugs; Analyzed pricing strategy and did competitive analysis.
  • Monitored the weekly sales, reported and analyzed sales data; provided analysis for sales projections.
  • Audited R&D Projects, calculated NPR and monitored projects and generic drug launches.
  • Had one direct report in the States.
2005 to 04/2007 Sr. Financial Analyst John Wiley & Sons, Inc. | Medford, MA,
  • Responsibilities included JV in China and Russia, negotiated the buyout contracts with total assets of $50MM;due diligence reporting and strategic planning; evaluated financial model; Supervised a team of covering tasks of Currency/Exchange Rate reporting and analysis, global actual reporting, forecasting, budgeting and long -range planning.
  • HFM reporting, Analyzed and published currency exchange rates for business forecast, budget and strategic planning; prepared monthly flash of actual results; consolidated global actual and analyzed the variances for senior management meeting.
  • Reviewed monthly P&L and B/S for legal entities, assisted legal entity for actual reporting and analysis; implemented Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Reports in HFM; analyzed and reported on capital expenditures and ROI on investments for Chinese and Russian projects.
  • Participated the write-up for internal control procedures on financial reporting per SOX requirement and wrote the procedures for files backup compliance; responsible for CNH and Fiat Quarterly SEC filing and GAAP reporting.
2001 to 2005 Sr. Financial Analyst Microsoft Corporation | Manchester, NH,
  • Responsibilities included monthly actual, forecast and budget financial reporting on $96MM in sales for Mosive division; sales analysis, selling and commission expenses analysis, inventory analysis, R&D cost/benefit analysis, manufacturing cost analysis; provided internal audit and ad-hoc analysis for Chinese Mfg.
  • operations in Shanghai; reported to finance director.
  • Collected sales actual and forecast data from salesmen from worldwide markets; communicated with sales managers to understand critical issues; conducted Adsorbents Division monthly forecast meeting with European division via net meeting.
  • Variances Analysis on actual, forecast & Budget.
  • Prepared commission schedules, monitored selling commission, marketing, administration and R&D expenses, and provided cost cutting recommendations to business units.
  • Monitored monthly expenses for several cost centers and provide analysis to directors.
  • Coordinated between directors and accounting office for entry adjustments and corrections in the SAP system.
  • Analyzed product revenues/costs to ensure gross margin targets were met; performed revenue/direct margin trend analysis and issue benchmarking report; Analyzed other manufacturing costs for Mobile (Alabama) and Baton Rouge (Louisiana) plants and forecasted OMC's on monthly basis; issued the monthly inventory report; did KPI's and operational analysis for plants in China.
  • Managed A/R forecast for worldwide Adsorbents Business Division and analyzed DSO result; teamed with General Sales Managers to improve European DSO from 80 days to 65 days; provided internal auditing services, analysis and recommendations regarding the Chinese Account Receivable reporting.
1999 to 2001 Sr. Financial Analyst SEARLE PHARMACEUTICAL/MONSANTO | City, STATE,
  • Provided business and financial analysis to CFO.
  • Issued financial reports (P&L and Balance Sheets); analyzed the financial results in detail for major markets; established financial reporting for Celebrex.
  • Compiled Asian/Latin American Division financial data for merger integration of Pharmacia & Upjohn and Monsanto's Searle; provided technical support for Hyperion users in the local countries; trained financial analysts.
  • Contributed and led the budget ($90MM) and planning process after two months on the job, reduced the workload by 50%.
  • Initiate and implemented financial reporting process and procedures for the division.
  • Facilitated on Merger integration process for Financial Reporting.
  • Developed key country financial reports enabling division VP and CFO to obtain more accurate financial results and analysis after monthly closing.
  • Create financial reports and analyzed Celebrex sales ($100MM) by country in Asia/Latin American region.
  • Initiated in-house Hyperion training program for Latin America and Asia countries.
  • Conducted and trained local CFO and Senior Financial Managers.
  • Reduced Hyperion training costs by $150K.
05/1995 to 1999 Meals- Divisional Financial Analyst KRAFT FOODS INC | City, STATE,
  • Planned and budgeted capital investment for Kraft North American Operations; tracked capital spending by auditing and reporting to Kraft HQ and Philip Morris for projects over $5MM; updated the Capital Request Form ; troubleshot and guided the plant engineers on how to utilize the form; supported sales and marketing managers from eight divisions for their sales analysis, marketing promotion, P&L and Balance Sheet forecasting and budgeting; issued monthly and quarterly P&L and Balance Sheet.
  • Coordinated the planning and budgeting for eight North American divisions on capital investments over $500MM.
  • Analyzed the budget and submitted to the Operating Finance Committee and senior management; supported sales and marketing with financial.
  • Established the auditing process and analysis model to monitor capital projects over $5MM.
  • Implemented the auditing process for Kraft North America divisions; revised the Capital Request Form.
05/1994 to 05/1995 Business Planner PEPSI INTERNATIONAL | City, STATE,
  • Planned and forecasted P&L and Balance Sheet for Asian Division; planned Tax Schedules of statutory and effective rates for each country; analyzed new business opportunities for Asian countries and recommended for business solutions.
  • Established the process and procedures for planning and forecasting, ensuring compliance to European standards and reporting models; analyzed financial impacts on bottling plants in China, India and Pakistan .Planned tax schedules for total Pepsi International, and communicated with each country on statutory and effective tax rates based on the legal entities; calculated tax benefits/expenses; monitored the inter company adjustments.
Expected in 1994 MBA | Finance and Marketing Kellogg Graduate School of Management - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL GPA:
Expected in 1992 B.A | Accounting & Business administration Judson University, Elgin, IL GPA:

Accounting & Business administration


accounting, Ad, AP, auditing, backup, Balance Sheet, Balance Sheets, benchmarking, benefits, budgeting, Budget, business analysis, business solutions, Cash Flow, Chinese, closing, competitive analysis, contracts, cost analysis, client, clients, due diligence, ERP, Essbase, senior management, filing, Finance, Financial, financial analysis, Financial Reporting, flash, forecasting, Hyperion, Inventory, investments, Latin, legal, director, Mfg, marketing, Access, MS Excel, Exchange, office, PowerPoint, operational analysis, pricing, promotion, reporting, requirement, Russian, selling, Sales, sales analysis, SAP, strategy, Strategic analysis, strategic planning, Tax, technical support, trend

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  • Kellogg Graduate School of Management - Northwestern University
  • Judson University

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  • Financial System Manager/Contractor
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  • Finance Manager
  • Sr. Financial Analyst
  • Sr. Financial Analyst
  • Sr. Financial Analyst
  • Meals- Divisional Financial Analyst
  • Business Planner


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