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RssStrong background in Accounting and Finance.

I am looking to work for a big company in Atlanta, prefered international company

Financial Analyst

Atlanta, GA

About Me


Accounting & Finance


Financial Analyst

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Atlanta, GA

Work Experiences

11/2007 - 4/2009

Brown Forman Corp

Individual Contributor

  • · Territory Gross Profit Analysis and other monthly financial reporting to division. · Provide analysis and support for sales and budgeting processes as directed by the DFM. · Provide monthly and ad hoc divisional financial analysis to DFM. · Provide analysis and financial guidance to assigned Brand Managers. · Depletion Reporting. SG&A budget management. Monthly DA accruals. · Division review and reconciliation of DA and discounting in coordination with Sales Operations Manager. · Divisional review & reconciliation of DA & 7717 (discounting) in coordination with Sales Operations Manager · Distributor Investment Fund reconciliation with Sales Operations Manager. ·Price coordination between the field and the Pricing Department.

4/2007 - 11/2007

Cooper Wiring Devices

Individual Contributor

  • · Consolidating monthly financial summaries and working with Plant Controllers to identify and explain variances, recognize trends, and recommend actions. · Supporting the preparation and investigation of monthly forecasts for each business unit. Rolling forecast submittals and commentaries. Create and maintain monthly reporting packages (by cost center). · Developing monthly reports of operating results that will aid management’s understanding of results, variances, trends and opportunities. Providing timely, accurate, consistent, and complete financial information to plants’ managers and management for assistance in making sound business decisions. Determines financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results. · Assistance with the preparation of the consolidated quarterly estimates, annual budgets, and corporate analyses/ presentation schedules. · Perform quarterly reconciliation and monthly invoice payments to inter-company subsidiaries (Mexico: 3 plants). Support sales and distribution operations by researching billing and shipping blocks within SAP. · Administration and maintenance of the division’s Hyperion Enterprises System. Ongoing contact with both domestic and Mexican finance staff. Assistant with monitoring and documentation of internal control issues (SOX). · Run queries for analyzing and solving problems. Compiles and prepares reports, graphs, and charts of historical results for executive presentation. Provides information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; analyses, and recommendations.

9/2006 - 3/2007

O'Sullivan Industries

Individual Contributor

  • · Prepared analysis of various balance sheets accounts and creates month-end journals that accurately report the period’s revenue. Analysis general ledger activity and variance analysis. Preparation and/or review of accounts reconciliation. · Assisted with the completion of month-end close activities: journal entries, accruals, revenue recognition, expense allocations, etc. Reviewed, investigated and corrected errors with financial entries and reports. Created adjusting journal entries resulting from monthly variances. Prepare and analysis accruals journal entries. Assisted in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements. Assisted with the quarterly/annual audit. · Administrated customer’s incentive programs, to ensure accuracy accrual accounts and maximizes revenue and income. Monthly preparation and analysis of Client Company’s trail balance researching and explaining any abnormalities. Initiate, track, evaluate, and report sales performance, margins and volume incentives. Acting as the subject matter expert in the development of processes related to pricing, credit approvals, and dispute/deduction resolution. Provide ideas and suggestions for new program enhancements · Worked directly with the treasurer to prepare standard and specialized bank-sales reports to get day-to-day cash availability. Run special sales reports. Daily/Monthly bank reconciliation of bank accounts. · Performed monthly variance and trend analysis as required by management. Supported such projects as cost analysis and financial analysis. Assisted in various special projects as needed for the Controller and Director of Finance and other members of management. General assistance to the Accounting Manager as required. · Pricing: Performed the analysis and implementation of standard and special pricing requests. Communicate with Regional Sales Managers to receive and communicate special prices request decisions. Tracked status of Pricing Agreements. Created proposals with use of data collection and analysis. Recommended price changes to improve profitability. Completed ad hoc pricing analysis.

1/2005 - 9/2006

United Americas Bank

Individual Contributor

  • · Analyzed daily financial reports. Prepared monthly analyses for the Board of Directors. Prepared financial reports for the monthly BOD meeting. Prepared monthly forecasting financial reports to be included on the BOD Report. · Monthly review of financial statements to ensure accurate reporting. Perform monthly analysis of revenues and expenses versus budget. Analyzed and reconciled balance sheet accounts and perform financial analysis of monthly operating results and revenue / expense variances. · Assisted with the budgeting and forecasting processes, meeting with department heads and consolidating the information. Prepared monthly forecasts and analyzing variances and ensure all monthly account reconciliations are completed. Meet with department heads regularly to gain full understanding of expenses and related assumptions, as well as offer guidance as needed. · Worked with the other accountants at month-end close to understand the types of expenses incurred by the business unit and ensure expenses are reflected correctly. Assisted in month-end close process, including accounting entry write-off. Reconciliation of Fixed Asset Accounts. Assisted wit the Year End Closings. Prepared month end Journal Entries. · Performed the quarterly QCR Reports for the Federal Home loan Bank. Monthly reconciliation of FHLB. Prepared work papers for review and assist internal and external auditors (quarterly and annual audits) · Performed daily cash analyzes for the most important corporate accounts of the bank. Counseling on assets allocation strategies while lowering the risk level for the bank. Prepared daily credit analysis of the financial position of corporate account for the CEO and CFO. · Daily/monthly balancing/ reconcilement of Due to/ Due from accounts. Performed quality control on transactions posted to system to detect and correct accounting errors. Recommended changes and improvements to processes and procedures to reduce our losses. Handled inquires and solving promptly any operational request. · Monitor/analyze GL accounts and reconcile. Served as a resource to branch personnel for accounting related questions. Responsible for garnishments and levy’s received for the Bank. Coordinated with branch managers’ proper resolution on daily Exemption Item and incoming returns. · Taxes- yearly preparation, Commercial Business Property Taxes. Review of the end of Year Report before we send the information to the IRS (1099 forms and 1098 form). Correct forms 1099s, 1098 and 5498 to compliance. · Accounts Payable - Reviewed the coding of weekly invoice to ensure proper GL accounting. Loans- Reviewed transactions to ensure accuracy and correct loan accounting system errors. Analyzed management position of Department of Energy Accounts, and prepared quarterly report. Responsible for negotiating the best CD’s interest rate for the bank.

10/2002 - 12/2004

Wachovia Bank

Individual Contributor

  • · Assisted customers in analyzing problems and proposing Wachovia solutions trough constant training on bank's products and services. Complied with all state federal, and bank regulations. Acted as back up for the Financial Center Manager. Opened personal and business accounts, wire transfers. · Actively participated in branch sales, service and motivational programs. Educating and suggesting customers to use new banking options, via customer education face-to-face interaction. Handled customer service issues by conducting research, taking ownership, following up with our customers on inquires, and adhering to Wachovia Customer Service Protocol.