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RssAccomplished finance professional with over 20 years of combined experience in Credit Risk Management, Project Management, Financial Reporting, Accounting, Business Analysis and Quality Control in diverse industries including financial services, consultin

I am pursuing a career within a challenging business environment where my professional and educational background could be fully utilized to achieve the company's goals as well as mine and offer opportunity for growth and advancement. •I am a professional with over 20 years of experience in various industries •I have Master's degree in Computer Science and Bachelor’s in Accounting •I have experience leading cross functional teams. •I have broad knowledge of financial and business processes •I have excellent oral and written communication/presentation skills •I have superior critical thinking and analytical skills •I have strong technical skills and knowledge of general finance & accounting applications •I have ability to influence others and work effectively in team settings as well as individually •I am dynamic and creative •I am loyal, open minded, adaptable, committed and truthful •I learn at the speed of light

Financial Analyst

Niles, IL

About Me

Industry:

Accounting & Finance

Occupation:

Financial Analyst

Ideal Companies:

Allstate, US Cellular, Citi, Discover, Beam
 

Education level:

Master

Will Relocate:

No

Location:

Niles, IL

Work Experiences

5/1997 - 1/2009

HSBC

Manager

  • • Monitored, assessed risk, analyzed trends and performance of a 17 billion dollar portfolio, calculated quarterly judgmental reserves based on internal and external factors • Prepared and presented monthly results at Credit Committee Meeting and Senior Credit Risk Update Meeting, validated accuracy, highlighted exceptions and summarized major changes and provided analysis of exceptions, forecasted portfolio loss rates • Participated on the Basel II project from analytics perspective, responsibilities included gathering the initial requirements for various phases and thereafter managing timely deliverables • Provided reconciliation between the System of Record and reported outstanding receivables, charge off and 2+ delinquent amounts • Prepared documentations for audit reviews • Interviewed, hired, reviewed performance, recommended salaries and coached employees, including offshore based resources; promoted team effectiveness by utilizing each person’s unique talent and skills, motivating performance, fostering communication and mitigating problems

6/1996 - 5/1997

Parson Consulting

Individual Contributor

  • • Provided senior management within Computer and Administrative Services department of ABN AMRO North America with financial reporting and financial analysis that enabled proper understanding and cost effective management of resources employed in delivery of their services • Prepared monthly variance analysis to monitor financial performance against budget and highlight problems and/or errors • Coordinated annual budget to develop unit costs associated with the services to be provided in the upcoming year, tested software implemented to calculate unit costs • Performed return on investment and lease vs. purchase analysis to determine whether capital expenditures were warranted

2/1995 - 6/1996

SPX Corp. / Filtran Division

Individual Contributor

  • • Performed process capability studies to determine control limits, establish sample size, frequency and method of measurement of control items • Maintained customer required documentation for control features • Conducted correlation studies to assure that the relationship between customer, quality control and shop floor measurement is accurate and repeatable • Performed internal system audits on continuous basis to ensure conformance with QS-9000 requirements

10/1989 - 2/1995

SPX Corp. / Filtran Division

Individual Contributor

  • • Prepared monthly financial statements (GAAP), departmental expense, monthly sales and use, state payroll and annual tax reports, prepared annual budgets and five year strategic plans • Managed fixed asset system and provided financial evaluation of major capital projects • Coordinated and conducted bi-annual physical inventory • Reconciled bank and inter-office accounts, translated and consolidated financial statements for foreign joint venture; analyzed monthly and YTD machine utilization and labor efficiency • Developed and maintained financial and system process & procedure for divisional employee gain sharing plan • Automated processing and preparation of monthly journal entries to reduce monthly closings from five to three days • Participated as a key member in major customer surveys and quality of business assessments (Targets for Excellence, QS 9000 certification)

1/1984 - 9/1989

UNISYS Corp

Manager

  • • Prepared monthly journal entries and reconciled related accounts • Maintained and audited Automated Accounts Payable System to verify system’s reliability in order to identify and isolate system’s problems, supervised performance of AP clerks • Generated monthly inventory asset report for warehouses which accounted for over $100 M in assets • Calculated and established standard costs for third party service parts and all replacement parts • Utilized available computer resources to develop in-transit system and reduced time spent on file maintenance from 16 to 1 hour per week

Education

1992

Master Degree

De Paul University

  • Computer Science

1983

Bachelor Degree

De Paul University

  • Accounting

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