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Financial Analyst

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
November 14, 2017

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BRANDON THOMAS

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Cell: 210-***-**** - ac3bho@r.postjobfree.com

Experienced professional possessing 20 years of leadership, administrative

management, and counseling experience and possess a Secret Security Clearance.

Detail oriented with strong problem-solving, work ethic, effective communication,

interpersonal and teamwork skills, with proven ability to interpret and thoroughly

explain regulations. Exceptional leader talented in administration, management and

finance. Technically-savvy with outstanding relationship building, training and

presentation skills. Motivated professional with solid experience managing all levels of

large scale projects, including budgeting and administration. Meticulous, excellent at

juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad industry experience includes

Human Resources, Public Administration, and Finance.

Microsoft Office Prepare Reports

Financial Analysis via Excel Leadership

Detail Oriented Statistical Analysis using excel

Budgeting Problem Solving

Understanding of GAAP

Department of Defense – Atlanta, Ga

Assist Program Managers with monitoring project performance and recommend

actions to achieve program objectives and budgetary improvements.

Created automated spread-sheets to track the annual budget for course material,

thus remaining within budget for two consecutive fiscal years.

Collaborate with over 15 Program Managers to ensure students and course material

are available for training on leadership, auditing and new-hire orientation.

Collaborates with Program Managers and organizational leadership to create viable

solutions to issues concerning training locations.

Manage the intranet website for the Training and Development Branch which is

vital to course developers and instructors training over 3000 auditors.

As the learning management system help desk ticked administrator, analyzed and

solved over 2000 issues for executives and employees.

Finance Manager (Volunteer)

Sugamamas Cake Company – San Antonio, TX/Snellville, GA

Conducts reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.

Manages accounting functions and prepares the company's annual budget.

Routinely uses accounting software to maintain the company's general ledger,

calculate trial balances, monitor aged receivables and aged payables.

Create financial reports and interpret financial data and recommend further courses

of action.

Utilize qualitative and/or quantitative methods for reconciling data within and

between financial systems.

Routinely briefs the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on the financial health of the

company by interpreting income statements and balance sheets.

Analyze costs, pricing, sales results and the company's actual performance

compared to the business plan.

Develop projections for the company's finances.

Conduct analysis to identify trends and gaps while developing and implementing

metrics for the CEO to improve the effectiveness of the Company.

01/2013 to 01/2015 Program Manager

The Life Center – San Antonio, TX

Used Microsoft software to track cost and spending, as a result, the program

remained within budget for two consecutive years.

Maintained the integrity of accounting and financial data within various systems,

including regular reconciliation.

Ensured accurate and complete financial data according to State regulations.

Effectively managed a diverse caseload of transitioning high school students and

career transitioning adults in under-privileged areas.

Developed goals and objectives when implementing college and program

awareness and collaborative activities in the community.

Executed various outreach programs in accordance to plans and ensured they were

in accordance to the organization's by-laws and state guidelines.

01/2009 to 01/2013 Operations Manager, Department of Defense

San Antonio, TX

Assisted in creating annual budgets and implemented administrative processes in

order to alleviate organizational challenges.

Routinely planned and conducted evaluations and complex reviews concerning

programs, personnel, lodging, budgeting and operational readiness.

Composed complex documents clearly and concisely and responded to

controversial or sensitive situations as needed.

Collaborated with Program Managers to generate ideas and acted as a consultant on

system redesign issues.

Developed and coordinated internal review systems to assure that technical and

administrative activities followed agency standards and regulatory requirements.

Routinely planned and conducted evaluations and complex reviews concerning

programs, personnel, lodging, budgeting and operational readiness.

01/2007 to 01/2009 OPERATIONS MANAGER, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Fort Knox, KY

Conducted detailed analysis of complex functions such as budgets, management

policy, regulations, program goals, logistics, the acquisition of resources and work

processes.

EDUCATION

2017

2007

Created databases and maintained tracking mechanisms to ensure over 1500

employees were trained for advancement which enhanced the performance of the

organization.

Selected by leadership to provide counseling and training to 200+ employees on

mental health and suicide prevention.

Provided guidance and mentorship to supervisors in preparing annual performance

appraisals for over 40 employees.

Provided new employee training as well as ongoing training as needed while

identifying the skills necessary for superior performance and developed training to

address those skills.

Responsible for providing family crisis counseling to employees separated from

their families and thoroughly explained survivor benefits and assistance programs

available to them.

Master of Business Administration:

Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University - Decatur, Georgia

Bachelor of Arts:

Southwestern College - Winfield, KS



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