Results-driven finance professional with extensive experience in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) across multiple industries, including Health Care, E-Commerce, Financial, Travel/Leisure, Real Estate, and Retail. Recognized for consistently achieving high levels of accuracy in financial forecasts, streamlining processes, and significantly improving revenue growth through data-driven insights and strategic decision-making. Adept at leading cross-functional teams, executing robust financial analysis, and enhancing stakeholder engagement with clear and effective communication.
• Precision in Forecasting: Proud of my track record, notably at Chico’s FAS, where I consistently achieved a 95% accuracy rate in financial forecasting, enabling well-informed decision-making.
• Operational Efficiency Expert: Spearheaded automation initiatives that have streamlined reporting by up to 30% and reduced ad hoc requests by 35%, respectively.
• Cost-Saving Strategist: Leveraged my analytical expertise to drive a $600K cost reduction, and further led strategies that resulted in further overall decrease in expenses.
• Revenue Growth Catalyst: My strategic financial analyses played a key role in multi-million dollar revenue growth, yielding up to $250K of incremental revenue.
• Data-Driven Decision-Maker: Introduced and integrated financial tools and dashboards across businesses, fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making and operational efficiency.
• Industry Versatility: My analytical capabilities span across diverse sectors from Health Care and E-Commerce to Travel/Leisure and Retail, allowing me to craft tailored solutions for each industry's unique challenges.
• Technical Pro: Confidently proficient in a range of tools from Power BI, Python, Tableau, and SQL to Oracle BI and Essbase Hyperion.
• Effective Communicator: Acknowledged for my aptitude in developing presentations for executive stakeholders, ensuring clear, impactful communication that drives alignment and engagement.
• Comprehensive Accounting Expertise: Proficient in managing financial statements, ledgers, and journal entries, ensuring accurate representation of an organization's financial health.
• Strategic Cash Management: Skilled in forecasting, liquidity management, and optimizing working capital to ensure smooth business operations and optimal fund utilization.
• Taxation Specialist: In-depth knowledge of tax regulations and compliance, adept at preparing and reviewing tax returns, and offering strategies for tax minimization and liability management.
• QuickBooks Pro: Highly experienced in utilizing QuickBooks for accounting tasks, from invoice management and payroll processing to generating comprehensive financial reports.
• Integrated Financial Management: Expertise in merging accounting principles with advanced software like QuickBooks, ensuring streamlined, efficient, and accurate financial operations.
Microsoft Power BI
Oracle Hyperion Planning
Oracle Financials Applications
Finance & Accounting