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Financial Analyst Accounting

Location:
Brooklyn, NY
Posted:
June 18, 2018

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TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM INC New York, NY

Senior Financial Analyst 2013-Present

Trusted financial advisor for CNN, CNN Digital and HLN with expenses over $200 million

Prepare and present monthly forecasts, annual budgets and long-range plans

Interpret and evaluate monthly analyses of business trends, including budget variance of financial results and Key Performance Indicators to identify areas of risk and opportunities and provide recommendations

Design, develop and implement methods and strategies to continually improve processes

Collaborate with Accounting during month-end close to properly account for accruals and amortization

Monitor cash flow to ensure all A/R and A/P are processed on a timely basis

Track balance sheet and income statement for erroneous entries

Prepare monthly variance analyses and identify main drivers of actual versus forecasted performance

Partner with the business to develop costing/profitability models and reports

Lead and coordinate meetings with CFO, Business Affairs, Accounting, Audit, Scheduling, Operations and Human Resources

Work on ad-hoc analyses related to historical P&L, forecast and budget

Present and communicate to all levels of the business

Plan and track revenue from domestic and international sales including syndication and SVOD

Mentor Financial Analysts

RESOURCES GLOBAL PROFESSIONALS New York, NY

Senior Financial Consultant 2010-2012

Prepared consolidated financial statements in accordance with GAAP for various investments including Distressed Debt, Derivatives, Equities, Mortgage-Backed Securities, and Alternative Investments

Responsible for the coordination and preparation of quarterly close and reporting schedules, including balance sheet and income statement variance analyses

Identified and tracked risk and opportunities on an ongoing basis

Provided Liquidity position and commentary to Senior Management, Rating, and Regulatory Agencies

Managed a portfolio of derivatives and the application of hedge accounting in accordance with FAS 133

Developed and implemented RCSA testing to ensure adequate controls over internal processes are in place with key risks identified and appropriately monitored

NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY New York, NY

Investment Accounting Consultant 2008-2009

Responsible for reporting and analyses (STAT, GAAP and Management Reporting) for Limited Partnership, Real Estate, and Mortgage Loans

Reviewed quarterly financial statements to calculate and record the Company’s Limited Partnership’s income and equity changes in sub-ledger systems

CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS INC New York, NY

Product Controller 2004-2008

Managed four individuals in the Finance Division

Maintained P&L systems warehousing all traded products across multiple business sectors such as Fixed Income, Equities, Derivative, and Currency Contracts

Managed the new P&L system development project life cycle

Carried out month end process by reconciling all North American entities Balance Sheets and Income Statements, and posting necessary P&L adjustments to the General Ledger

Evaluated risk innate in trading positions by identifying trades booked erroneously

Analyzed control reports and investigated discrepancies to ensure the accuracy of reported results between the front-end and the back-end P&L data

Validated costs of internal inventory to ensure accurate appraisal in accordance with FAS 157

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration Major in Accounting

Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York, New York

Technical Skills

Proficient in SAP, PeopleSoft, MS Office, Oracle SmartView/ Hyperion Essbase, Bloomberg and Reuters



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