project finance manager resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Seasoned finance professional with proven expertise in project management, cost control, accounting processes, audit, systems oversight and compliance reporting. Multifaceted with talents in financial analysis and reporting. Attentive with unparalleled problem identification and resolution skills.

  • Knowledge of finance and accounting principles
  • Experience in ERP systems - AS400, SAP (FI/CO), Oracle, Citrix, BI
  • Cost Data Analysis
  • Team Building Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Adaptable to Changing Conditions
  • Critical Thinking
  • Verbal and Written Communication
02/2021 to Current
  • Cost control of Hydro projects. Portfolio of projects include - large & long-term, medium-sized, services-oriented projects
  • Prepare financials for monthly/quarterly project reviews - update of cost at completion estimates, in partnership with project director and in close coordination with functions’ respective finance teams
  • Responsible for project’s P&L and Balance Sheet as well as main project indicators (sales, margin, order booking) and tracking of risk & opportunities
  • Analyzed actual financial results vs budget to prepare variance reporting to functional groups.
  • Manage quarterly financial closing of projects in accordance with US GAAP
  • Complete billing activities to external and internal customers, in accordance with contractual requirements
  • Monitor FX risk through different legal entities and functional currencies
  • Partner with HQ Treasury department to identify and mitigate risk of FX
  • Support external and internal audits
01/2019 to 01/2021
Internal Auditor Altra Holdings, Inc. Buffalo, NY,
  • Created and implemented audit program that could identify risks and assess compliance requirements.
  • Assessed potential risks, evaluated controls and conducted compliance testing.
  • Performed testing of internal controls based upon design and effectiveness of the control
  • Drafted audit reports to display findings.
  • Investigated discrepancies that were uncovered during audits.
  • 1st review - Global Ops Customs audit
  • Aligned to Brazil Aviation (Celma) customs valuation
  • Validated dutiable value declared to customs based on valuation inputs (classification, insurance, freight, royalty)
  • In addition, validated compliance of parts imported and exported under the special customs program (RECOF) by completing inventory reconciliation and performing aging analysis
  • 2nd review - Capital Transformation advisory
  • Aligned to identifying the full landscape of untracked Parent Company Guarantees (PCG) across all Tier II businesses
  • Identified high risk categories and potential risk areas of PCGs by reviewing the standard T&Cs for individual Tier II businesses
  • Provided an independent assessment to identify an appropriate tracking tool for PCGs
  • 3rd review - Gas Power Projects Audit
  • Aligned to Project Margin Review audit of the America’s region for three projects with a total contract value of $629M
  • Validated appropriate over time revenue recognition via a scope of literature assessment and validated the application of centralized handbooks against the global EAC policy
  • 4th review - Steam and Grid compliance audit
  • Completed and drove closure across 3 sites in MENAT with a total contract value of $83M, assessing EHS, FEP, compliance culture and site financials
  • Identified 11 critical EHS observations and stop work 6 times due to unsafe working practices
  • Deep dived into the pre-qualification process for contractors
  • Identified major gaps for contractors performing activities on site not approved in Comply Works tool resulting with an issuance of an Action Plan with requirements to be completed by GE Renewable Energy and GE Power Portfolio 5th review - Digital compliance audit
  • Completed audit within the Channel Partner (CP) process including onboarding/renewal, periodic reviews and payments/discounts offered
  • Identified moderate & low risks
  • Recommended a path to maturity by establishing a GED Channel Partner policy with detail procedures and roles & responsibilities from onboarding to offboarding and keeping it in line with KYC Enterprise Standards
  • 6th review - Gas Power Projects Audit
  • Aligned to Project Margin Review for Asia region for 3 projects with a total contract value of $534M
  • Validating the accuracy and consistency of the implementation of regionally owned or non-standardized cost estimates (C&C, MSD/BOP, Logistics, etc.)
03/2017 to 12/2018
  • Supported businesses with monthly/quarterly/annually balance sheet reconciliations
  • Month-end and year-end closing activities - prepared Healthcare/Corporate closing journal entries, balance sheet reviews
  • Responded to audit queries by analyzing relevant backups during internal and external audits
  • Examined accounting records and prepare various schedules for financial statements
  • Responsible for tracking Intercompany Billing Settlements and reflecting all the balances in the general ledger
  • Provided strong controllership, accounting, financial analysis, project management and operational support to GE Canada corporate and various GE affiliated businesses
10/2013 to 02/2017
FINANCIAL ANALYST Common Spirit Pendleton, OR,
  • Budget support and cost center reporting
  • Provided support for commodity tax return compilation
  • Assisted in preparing cash flow analysis from operating activities on a weekly basis
  • Investigated and resolved invoice holds in AR/AP system
  • Drove and provided support for the ERP migrations of Oracle and SAP. Wrote and updated manual test cases for team use, maintaining optimal organization for maximum productivity
  • Process improvement initiatives taken, using tools and projects to streamline and increase productivity
Education and Training
Expected in 09/2023 to to
Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario - ,
Expected in 01/2013 to to
Canadian Securities Course :
Canadian Securities Institute - ,
Expected in 06/2012 to to
Bachelor of Commerce: Finance
University of Windsor - ,

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School Attended

  • Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario
  • Canadian Securities Institute
  • University of Windsor

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  • Canadian Securities Course
  • Bachelor of Commerce

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