Consultant / Project Manager Resume
|Desired Industry: Information Technology
|Desired Job Location: Dallas, Texas
||Date Posted: 7/12/2016
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, More Than 75%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Analytical, results-oriented, and organized professional, offering comprehensive experience in multiple aspects of project management and financial operations. Expert at streamlining work process with various applications with an emphasis on financial best practices. Adept at maintaining composure while working within a fast-paced environment. Equipped with well-defined communication skills along with the capability to cultivate rapport with multiple teams toward the attainment of common goal.
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) | Falls Church, VA
PROJECT MANAGER ADVISOR | SUB-PROCESS OWNER Apr 2013–Present
Provide support to the execution of the Global Financial Transformation Project as financial subject matter expert (SME).
Identify the areas of waste and opportunities for process improvement by conducting current business process assessment.
Maintain communication with stakeholders such as business users, executive sponsors, and project management office (PMO).
Guarantee the attainment of business requirements by acting as a key source person between the Finance Business Unit and Information Technology (IT) consultants.
Design and conduct instructor-led and virtually instructor-led trainings.
Established a reputation in the company for successfully overseeing the entire project life cycle of various initiatives including the following:
Standard global process for posting entries to the general ledger (GL);
A global, automated approval workflow for journal entries; and
An automated program for generating accruals and per-payments.
Effectively decreased the manual journal entries by 70% each month.
Introduced a system-driven workflow that led to the resolution of the SOX journal entry SOD deficiency.
Efficiently presided over training for 200 end users during the initial system roll out.
All Web Leads (AWL) | Austin, TX
REVENUE ACCOUNTANT Aug 2011–Apr 2013
Completed month-end close processes to include BS and P&L analysis, budget variance analysis, and G/L account reconciliations.
Hold responsibility in creating and communicating with C-level executives for net working capital reports on a weekly basis, as well as with the coordination for the annual external audit proceedings and responding to findings.
Minimized bad debt expenditure by 19% by designing, executing, and facilitating a standard organizational credit policy.
Collaborated with the IT Department in developing and maintaining an automatic process in identifying tax on a per-sale basis, which decreased quarterly sales and tax usage by an average of $10K on a yearly basis.
Boosted cash flows by an average of 10% through institution of a system to monitor the net working capital on a weekly basis.
Generated around 5% savings in credit card fees through efficient implementation of a program to monitor and control chargeback disputes and fraud alerts.
Administered the financial system conversion to NetSuite enterprise resource planning (ERP) by acting as SME.
Epicor (formerly: Activant) | Austin, TX
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/ACCOUNT PAYABLES ANALYST Jun 2009–Jul 2011
Held full accountability in processing daily accounts payable (AP) invoices; evaluating and closing AP sub-ledger on a monthly basis; verifying content and resolving discrepancies; managing vendor and supplier relations; as well as administering the processing of invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos, and payment transactions
Capitalized on industry expertise in ensuring compliance with corporate, accounting, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) standards; resolving escalated issues from employees and vendors on AP; and maintaining the accuracy and alignment of AP files and records with company policies and government regulations.
Facilitated dispute resolution by acting as liaison among customers, sales team, and field engineers.
Provided expert oversight to a receivable portfolio of approximately 1000 customers amounting to $4-6M, including preparing and evaluating invoices, interfacing with clients, and reconciling accounts.
Played a pivotal role the assessment and reconciliation of over $10M account; as well as in the resolution of five-year outstanding balances.
Sy Kessler Sales | Dallas, TX
STAFF ACCOUNTANT/CREDIT SUPERVISOR Mar 2007–Jun 2009
Took charge of closing entries and accounts reconciliation; cash posting; monthly back accounts reconciliation; ZBA accounts management; as well as monthly sales commission calculation and evaluation.
Prepared, evaluated, and interpreted internal financial reports for the controller.
Assumed responsibility in preparing for and conducting quarterly audits.
Rendered assistance to prospective clients in processing credit applications and identifying credit limits.
Oversaw a receivable portfolio with 750 clients yielding $1-2M on a monthly basis
Reduced >60 outstanding balances in the first month by $200K through the execution of a credit management program.
Minimized outstanding balances within >30 days by 10% through facilitation of a credit-limit review process.
Master of Business Administration with Concentration in Marketing Management (GPA 3.88/4.0): Dec 2016
Fox School of Business, Temple University | Philadelphia, PA
Golden Key International Honor Society
Bachelor of Science in Management Accounting (GPA 3.82/4.0): Jan 2015
Park University | Austin, TX
Graduated with Distinction Delta Mu Delta Honor Society: 2014–Present
Active Member, Project Management Institute, D.C. Chapter
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) | MS Project | SAP FICO | Oracle | ERP
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Financial System Conversions | Process Improvement | Team Collaboration and Leadership
Talent Development | Integration Testing | General Ledger and Financial Statements
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