Mahdi S. Smith
Los Angeles, CA 310-***-**** firstname.lastname@example.org www.linkedin.com/in/mahdi-smith-617a38a5
Senior Financial Analyst
Financial Analyst, Financial Services & Accounting
Senior Financial Analyst with 10+ years of experience in Financial Services, Financial Analysis, and Accounting. Compiled and interpreted financial information for many multi-billion dollar corporations including valuations of consumer credit reports, appraisals, and verification services. Extremely detail oriented, great communicator, and deadline focused. Able to effectively mentor, train, instruct and interact with executive management and fellow associates.
rAnnual Operating Plans
rProblem Solving / Risk Assessment
Computer Skills: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS SQL Server Management Studio, MS Visual Studio, MCSA (Microsoft Certified System Administrator), Java, Ad hoc, VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, and Macros.
Senior Financial Analyst Countrywide Full Spectrum Lending, Los Angeles, CA 2010 – 2013
Performed financial planning and analysis (FP&A) for the company’s $128MM end of year financial project which resulted in a 30% increase in use of reports and quicker decisions with attention to variances. Made use of Excel spreadsheets to conduct this analysis.
Analyzed financial statements of the organization and the sales, expenses, and production cost in order to advise for and forecast future investments of the organization.
Conducted a general financial analysis of the financial reports obtained from several departments such as sales, marketing, purchase, production and communication.
Maintained understanding of the latest trends and techniques in the field of financial analysis.
Coordinated with upper management to determine and advise the best decision for the company.
Senior Financial Analyst Landsafe Real Estate Closing Services, Los Angeles, CA 2006 – 2009
Selected as the “go to” analyst among a group to handle the bulk of loan amount accuracy and credit verification then submitted to senior management.
Analyzed credit data and financial statements to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money, then prepared reports according to results.
Evaluated customer records and recommended payment plans based on earnings, savings data, payment history and purchase activity.
Conferred with credit associations and other business representatives to exchange credit information.
Completed loan applications, including credit analyses and summaries of loan requests, then submitted them to loan committees for approval.
Drew conclusions of comparisons of liquidity, profitability, and credit histories of establishments in the same industry and geographic location.
Financial Analyst Amsouth Bancorporation, Birmingham, AL 2000 – 2005
Managed client accounts and performed valuation analysis.
Analyzed, consolidated and interpreted financial data.
Prepared detailed reports and presentations for review by all levels of management.
Analyzed client data against bank’s policies order to provide the best client services.
Consolidated a wide range of operating and financial projections for the development of short-term and long-term business plans.
Master of Business Administration California State University, Los Angeles, CA Current Student
Bachelor of Science Business Administration California State University, Los Angeles CA 2012
Certificate in Management & Supervision Lawson State Community College, Birmingham, AL 2002