Lead Fp A Senior Finance Analyst Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary
  • A Professional Finance with a 10+years background in Finance. Financial experience in budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis and a strong team player. A diverse financial expertise across IT, Insurance, Consumer products, and Supply Chain Industry.
  • Process improvement - Hyperion Planning implementation & Month End closing process
  • Remain Focused During Perios of Rapid Changes
  • Strong organization & integrity skills
  • Communicated effectively with other departments, locations, and divisions to share and learn best practice.
  • System skills: proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, Oracle JD Edwards, Hyperion Essbase and Smartview, and Cognos Planning
  • Account reconciliations, Supply Chain
  • Accounting software, Team player
  • Accrual, Validation
  • Administrative, View
  • Streamline, Warehousing
  • Advertising
  • Budget management
  • Budget
  • Closing
  • Cognos
  • Oral
  • Credit
  • Databases
  • Debit
  • Senior Management
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial forecasting
  • FP&A
  • Financial reports
  • Financial reporting
  • Hyperion
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Meetings
  • Month end closing
  • Month-end close processes
  • Month end close
  • Presentations
  • Process improvement
  • Profit
  • Profit and Loss
  • Promotion
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Spreadsheets
  • Strategic
  • Strategic Planning
  • Summit
  • Cross-functional teams leadership
  • Leadership experience
  • Effective team leader
  • Ability to lead teams
Work History
Lead FP&A - Senior Finance Analyst, 02/XXX8 to Current
VerizonGalena Park, TX,
  • Consolidate, monitor, track and analyze operating expenditures to provide variance vs Plan, Actual, and Forecast for the Global IT Shared Services.
  • Communicate and work closely with Group IT Divisions & Share Services to compile and analyze the financial to provide a robust financial view to Senior leadership.
  • Responsible to standardize & streamline financial reporting across Global IT.
  • Manage & assist in the process improvement of month end closing to provide visibility prior closing the books to Senior Finance Manager, Directors and VP of Finance.
  • Conduct QBR quarterly meetings and consolidate financial reports with the Group IT Division to understand their financial by category.
  • Consolidate financial reports and provide visibility to the IT VP to gain approval prior submission to FP&A team.
  • Manage the Hyperion Planning implementation within the IT Shared Services.
  • Participated and presented in the IT June Finance Summit.
  • Managed the Summer Inter and provided guidance to helped developed a training manual for Hyperion Planning specific for the IT Shared Services area.
  • Managed temporary staff to helped with the month end close and the input & validation of Plan and Actual in CMR and Hyperion Planning.
Senior Finance Analyst, 06/XXX4 to 02/XXX8
Republic Services, Inc.Welsh, LA,
  • Monitored, tracked, analyzed, and interpreted administrative expenditures compared to Plan, Actual, and Forecast and variances explanations.
  • The financial analysis and research helped prepare budget and forecast based on trends for headcount, travel, postage, equipment and software, third party vendor expenses and other expenses for the Health Plan Operations.
  • Also, a team player developing Strategic Planning Initiative for the Marketing and Health Plan Operation to gain approval of new projects for the future.
  • Monitored and analyzed Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and financial ratios for the postage expenses of $22.0M to drive savings of $3.0M by implementing a paperless initiative.
  • Facilitate month-end close processes, journal entries and account reconciliations for third party vendor cost of over $15M annual spend.
  • Developed financial analysis reports and presentations by applying acquired financial principles.
  • Responsible for financial support to senior executive leaders of the $300M budget.
  • Managed financial risks/opportunities and produce executive financial performance presentation each month.
  • Performed complex research/financial analytic and effectively communicate results, insights, and recommendation to Senior Management to help allocate $20.0M reduction to operating expenses.
  • Assist in the financial development of Strategic Initiative investment for the Health Plan Operations and Marketing area for the preparation of business cases to present to the CFO for approval of the project.
Business Unit Finance Manager, 01/2001 to 10/XXX3
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare L.PCity, STATE,
  • Monitored, tracked, and analyzed promotion and overhead expenditures compared to Budget and Forecast and expenses variances.
  • Ensure actual results were properly recorded and reflected within the Overhead and Product Spending Budget System.
  • The products consisted of Sensodyne, Aquafresh, Polident, and Poligrip with the highest level of spending in the Advertising and Marketing area.
  • Contributed to the implementation of Cognos Planning to monitor, track, and analyze promotion and overhead expenditures - new system improved reporting time and accuracy of monthly financial Profit and Loss report.
  • Maintained confidential information, such as pay rates, bonus targets, and pay grades.
  • Prepared monthly and annual expenses forecasts, including necessary recommended action required to manage costs to achieve budget.
  • Advised/consulted brands teams regarding Business area ability to achieve financial objectives to deliver 25% of travel reduction.
  • Gathered, validated, identified, and communicated business opportunities and made recommendations through financial/budget management and monthly forecast to drive profit.
  • Calculated US Commercial Bonus estimate, Employment Cost, Merit Increase calculation, Travel and Entertainment, headcount reports and other general expenses for the company, and by areas and individual departments.
  • Worked with management to document and offset unusual expense variances in their respective areas.
  • Performed debit, credit, and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software.
  • Managed Supply Chain overhead cost in conjunction with Senior Finance.
  • Managed freight accrual, warehousing cost, and Supply Chain forecast on a monthly basis.
Senior General Ledger Analyst/Assistant Marketing Accountant, 05/1992 to 01/2001
Block Drug Company IncCity, STATE,
  • Prepared and maintained monthly, quarterly financial (P&L) and budget reports for the US Consumer Division.
  • Prepare Profit and Loss reports for the Oral Care and over-the-counter brands.
  • Provided senior management with monthly and year-to-date comparisons of business results and financial forecasting information by brands.
  • Responsible for posting adjusting entries, statements entries, and journal entries.
  • Completed monthly, quarterly, and annual bank accounts reconciliation on a monthly basis for the company.
  • Received, recorded, and banked cash, checks, and vouchers as well as reconciled records of bank transactions.
Masters of Science (MBA): Accounting/Finance, Finance, Expected in XXX6
Kaplan University - , Florida
Delta MU Delta - International Honor Society in Business, GPA: 64
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 1994
New Jersey City University - Jersey City, NJ
  • Supervised two temporary and intern staff members.
  • Completed the Finance Mentorship Program
  • Completed the Developing Frontline Manager training

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  • Kaplan University
  • New Jersey City University
Job Titles Held:
  • Lead FP&A - Senior Finance Analyst
  • Senior Finance Analyst
  • Business Unit Finance Manager
  • Senior General Ledger Analyst/Assistant Marketing Accountant
  • Masters of Science (MBA)
  • Bachelor of Science