Finance professional with 17 years progressive
treasury experience in various aspects of treasury services, bank account
management, financial reporting, treasury operations internal, external
auditing procedures and project management in a corporate environment.
Extremely analytical, outstanding problem solving ability with strong,
organizational and computer skills as well as excellent communication skills,
both verbal and written.
Bank Consolidation and Reduction: Reviewing all bank accounts and reduce the number of duplication, reducing bank fees by $600,000 and bank accounts from 1500 to 600 in 1 year.
Received Circle of Honors Reward for Bank Consolidation Project.
Supported and participated in various project initiatives to prepare for Voya's IPO positioning as a stand-alone US entity from international parent company ensuring quality standards of execution of processes and tasks for Voya initiatives were maintained, completed in the required 2 year deadline.
Designed Access Database to track over 1000 USFS employees, currently 600 active internal and external users that have access to various banks and bank applications.
Created quarterly reconciliation reports which became a key SOX Control.
The bank user access database has become an integral part of treasury operations, and continues to improve to meet business unit needs.
Automated ACH Recall & Reversal manual process, streamline process to bank portal reducing customer wait time to receive payments.
Senior Treasury Analyst May 1998 to July 2015Voya Financial Inc. － Atlanta, GA
Contracted with Voya 10/1997 and became a permanent employee in May 1998 in the Management and Organization Development (Corporate Human Resources).
Transferred to Treasury in 1999 in an entry level position as a Treasury Specialist and was promoted to Treasury Analyst and then to the Sr.
Treasury Analyst position.
Managed treasury daily bank operations for 600 plus bank accounts for 14 banks and 32 bank applications both domestic; international DDA;CDA Custody; Retained Assets Liaison between USFS Life Insurance, Retirement Services, Investment Companies, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Accounting, Tax Department and banks; setting up new accounts, wire transfers, special services that are required.
Daily monitoring Positive Pay/Fraud prevention on control disbursement accounts.
Assisted Cash Management Team with wire transfers, daily forecasting as needed.
Allocating and analyzing monthly bank fees, journaling charges to the perspective owners and processing bank invoices for payments.
Created and maintained precise and accurate models, charts and reports for standardized Monthly Reporting package that provided visibility into the areas that Treasury Services is responsible for.
Quarterly Stat Reporting validation for all Life Companies, General Ledger accounts for Finance Shared Services department Schedule E Filings.
Developed forecasting tools and dashboards to analyze revenue variance, business pipeline and industry trends for treasury and the business units to depict accuracy for bank fees, GL entries and payments.
Primary Admin for all bank applications, granting access to business unit associates to various aspects of banking portals.
Setup standing wire automation on bank applications reducing analyst interaction (funds moved by bank automatically when certain thresholds are met).
Monitored and analyzed financial, statistical and operational data trends for Monthly Bank Fee processing for all locations.
Developed spreadsheet models for diverse Lockbox Consolidation projects and, successfully completing 2 year process.
Completed new account documents from the banks and requesting the necessary legal documents along with obtaining and notarizing authorized signatures.
Maintain and enforce internal audit controls to reduce exposure to the company and working with FINRA, Ernst & Young, and Sarbanes Oxley for bank accounts structure.
Led and participated in meetings with vendors, directors, strategic sourcing, IT and team members to analyze spending and provide financial recommendations and reviewing proposals, to replace current vendor in Checks and ACH Process.
Bank Administration-Added Dual Controls on template settings.
Reviewed and tighten process on wire transfer capabilities, current and reduced limits for Sr.
Management; Managers and Treasury Analysts.
Fraud detection and prevention by reviewing and providing recommendations on forgery process and procedures with Corporate Special Investigations and banks.
Reviewed forgery affidavits and internal documents from the business units and forwarded to the banks for processing Created SOX compliance eForms for Wires, Bank User Access, New Accounts, ACH Recall/Reversal Request, etc.using digital signatures and reducing potential errors.
Setup SharePoint access for account owners and reconcilers to access their bank fees reports and historical information as needed.
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