Ambitious finance professional with solid strong track-record of delivering top performance with over 15 years of progressive experience in finance management. Personal qualities include: rigorous, positive, great problem-solver, autonomous, persistent, adaptable, and driven. Possess solid leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to establish rapport with all levels of staff and management.
Financial Reporting & Analysis Budget Development/Modeling People Soft/Essbase/Khalix Business Objects/SAP COGNOS/Powerplay Office & Windows 2010
Global Finance Award, 2013
Disney Outstanding Customer Service Awards, 2000
Ovation & VIP Awards, 2012 & 2014
Disney Top Performer Awards, 2000
Royal Bank of ScotlandJanuary 2010 to CurrentVice President-(Financial Planning & Analysis) Stamford, CT
Produce comprehensive monthly regional performance financial dashboard and commentary packs including trends, pipeline information, metrics and highlight targets and results across a broad range of financial goals and analysis for management to assist in various decision making processes.
Review indirect and direct financial costs, balance sheet, RWAs, ROEs and headcount to ensure accuracy of business reporting, identify issues and provide resolution.
Analyze financial performance against KPIs and document relevant financial highlights and analyze material variances in reporting between monthly trends, budgets and forecasts that enables management to determine progress against benchmarks.
Collaborate with customers on annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting process, budget challenges and presentation of budget.
Identify, investigate, and analyze potential operational improvement and based on findings make proposals for operational changes in policy, procedures, reconciliation processes and develop appropriate enhancements to overall client reporting capabilities and related materials.
Understand and implement changes resulting from various business led initiatives including business restructures, valuation and scenario analyses for new ventures for closures.
Partner with global counterparts to ensure regional results are accurately reflected and provide commentary and feedback.
Managed an associate with month end deliveries and in charge of reviewing and approval of data loads upwards of $500m. Reduced errors and efficieny by 50% by putting in controls and checks. Coached on his presentation and analysis style.
Automated all Global Transaction Services Sector reports in finance and made recommendations at global level for process efficiencies which have been recognized through awards.
Ensure data quality of regional information in global client reporting systems. This includes understanding how regional data is fed to the global model and make recommendations on quality control.
Maintained awareness of changes within the business and ensured that any impacts to outputs are sufficiently assessed and appropriate changes are made within required timescales.
Build relationships and communicate effectively at all levels of staff, departments and businesses.
Effectively multitasked and prioritized workload and responded to deadline oriented environment.
Applied and consolidated finance skills and knowledge to a diverse range of issues.
CIT Group, IncJanuary 2005 to January 2010Assistant Vice President- Credit Risk Management New York, NY
Independently managed portfolio of $15 Bln consisting of over 700 clients in Transportation Finance.
Prepared quarterly Executive Review Committee and Asset Quality Review reports which included project design, data collection, analysis, summary of findings and recommendations strategies for Federal Reserve, Credit Committee and Board of Directors.
Created and provided analysis on various reports like credit metrics forecasting, FAS 114 impairments, expected loss forecast, non accruals, credit risk account monitoring, surveillance accounts, credit grade migration, problem loan management and various other risk based reports.
Developed monthly forecast data, monitor performance to forecast and inform appropriate parties of significant variances and provide critical evaluation on performance to management for assessment.
Reviewed, analyzed and compared monthly and quarterly operating department financial results and key performance indicators against plan and other internal benchmarks.
Work closely with senior management in developing financial updates and providing support for analyst meetings and Company's earnings conference calls for various groups.
Estimated credit risk parameters - PD, LGD (logistic modeling) and EL (expected loss) for calculating risk-weighted assets and minimum capital requirements for new and existing customers.
Designed and monitored risk metrics that warn of emerging financial or operational threats and lead cross-functional mitigation efforts for identified risks or unfavorable trends.
Provided ad-hoc financial projects and analysis along with financial presentations for senior management and Board of Directors.
New York Global AdvisorsJanuary 2003 to January 2005Senior Financial Analyst New York, NY
Assembled economic and demographic data for consumer demand/market penetration model prior to company's IPO.
Coordinated performance, risk analysis, and other portfolio analytics of companies and monitored data quality and integrity.
Conducted extensive research and maintained a detailed competitive profile for major competitors in the market.
Lead efforts in working with clients, lawyers, accountants and external analyst/consultant agencies to provide data and analysis for international companies being listed on OTC and AMEX boards.
Liaison between external investor relation firms, lawyers, accounts and the company getting listed in the US Stock market.
Coordinated projects and investment deals on PIPEs and Secondary Market and foreign stock exchange.
Expanded firm's product line by developing marketing research report on Asian market.
Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkJanuary 2002 to January 2003Business Support Analyst East Rutherford, NJ
In-charge of $100 Billion for Extended Custodial Inventories in foreign markets and other Federal Reserve Districts.
Generated daily and monthly reports for Board of Governors of Federal Reserve and US Treasury.
Conducted research and wrote proposal for consolidation of Buffalo's FR to reduce the unit cost by 30%.
Conducted comparative studies between costs of permanent vs. temporary workers in order to determine cost effectiveness of hiring procedures.
Made recommendations for senior management to install "Contact Management Software" for the divisions to help increase production and strengthen customer relations.
Collaborated publication of "The Federal Reserve Bank of New York Experiences of Managing Cross- Border Migration of U.S Dollar Banknote" for Bank of International Settlement.
Conducted studies and made recommendations to improve the reporting structure in the operations field's to increase the area's effectiveness and efficiency.
Walt Disney WorldJanuary 1999 to January 2000Revenue Analyst Orlando, FL
Reconciled ticket counters receipts to resolve discrepancies, identified source of shortage problems.
Maintained accounts of domestic and foreign currency at MGM Studios, Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Animal Kingdom.
Balanced books for MGM Studios' revenue areas, including tickets, food and merchandise.
Analyzed consumer purchasing behavior, held promotional campaigns and used marketing skills to increase sales by 200%.
Created successful marketing programs to attract customers and trained coworkers in marketing techniques to increase sales.
Iona CollegeMBA: FinanceMBA Finance (Hons), May 2002, Iona College
B.E.S. CollegeBA: CommerceBA in Commerce (Hons), B.E.S. College, India
Provided ad-hoc financial projects and analysis along with financial presentations for senior management and Board of Directors