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Data Financial Analyst

Ellicott City, MD
September 07, 2018

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KAREN HUELSKAMP 443-***-****

**** ******* ***, *** *, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Business-minded analyst with over 30 years of experience in financial and data services

for government and private sector organizations Driven to improve processes and efficiencies

to optimize productivity and decrease costs Extremely well-versed in the collection, storage,

and analysis of substantial amounts of data Enthusiastic and hands-on leader with proven skills in overseeing large teams Knowledgeable presenter with ability to convey complex data as actionable intelligence to executive level audiences High achiever with a passion for

delivering results and an exemplary record of career advancement


Division Director, Data Services and Electronic Exchange 06/2012-08/2017


Social Security Administration (SSA), Baltimore, MD

Directed and supervised up to 50 staff Government Information Specialists in the development, review and approval of hundreds of data exchange agreements between federal agencies, state agencies, and private entities. Awarded Supervisor of the Year for the Federal Executive Supervisory Board in 2005.

Responsible for understanding the business need of administrative, financial and security data exchange requests, assessing time and cost requirements, reviewing and approving data elements, and ensuring data integrity during all processes.

Prepared and reported findings from data exchange agreements to senior and executive leadership within the Social Security Administration.

Monitored and examined frequent changes to agreements based on changes in the law.

Spearheaded the updates to the work flow process for the Electronic Data Management Systems for the Office of Finance, Division of Administrative Payments.

Led the charge for modernizing the manual processes related to legacy systems by updating software platforms using Oracle Database.

Key member of the implementation team for the Affordable Care Act; managed the resources and sharing of data between SSA and and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Researched and coordinated the data workflow elements on criteria affecting decisions on background checks for gun purchases.

Acted as team lead for the Standard Fee Schedule Implementation for all SSA field offices.

Acted as team lead for the Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (CBSV) Service utilized by companies that provide banking and mortgage services, process credit checks, provide background checks, satisfy licensing requirements, etc.

Acted as team lead on the Language Proficiency Project in order to ensure the ability of the SSA to communicate with countless languages throughout the world.

History of professional advancement within SSA:

Financial Analyst, Reporting to the Director of Finance for SSA 06/2009-06/2012

Deputy Director, Administrative Payments 06/2007-06/2009

Supervisor, Administrative Payments 06/2004-06/2007

Analyst, Administrative Payments 6/2003

Energy Analyst 06/2002-06/2003

Baltimore Gas & Electric, Baltimore, MD

Oversaw the financial and energy analysis in the Substation Division saving 40% of expenses

Completed Cost Benefit Analysis for all Substations in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area

Financial Manager, DC Branch 04/1988 -09/2002

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Capitol Heights, MD

Managed an office of 15 staffers and oversaw the accounting and data management for over $20 million in Cash Operating Profit for the Washington, D.C. distribution facility that employed over 300 drivers and warehouse personnel.

Increased processing and fulfillment productivity for the warehouse by integrating a new order management software.

Identified and implemented operational improvements for streamlining the scheduling system for delivery drivers.

Responsible for the daily oversight and evaluation of the financial health of the facility to include all accounting duties: budgeting, analysis, and reporting, payment verification, internal controls, reconciliations, database backups, guiding clerical staff, etc.

History of professional advancement within Coca-Cola Enterprises:

Supervisor, Data Management


BS, Business Administration

University of Maryland University College

Government Accounting Certificate

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