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Business Analyst

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Spring, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 29, 2019

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KADIDIA LOMPO

Business Analyst Accounts Payable Specialist Accounting Supervisor

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The Woodlands, Texas

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Accomplished, self-directed and critical-thinking professional in Finance, Accounting and Business Analysis offering 13 years of experience and demonstrated expertise in cost accounting, financial analysis, business intelligence, and financial reporting. Strong track record in implementing initiatives that improve financial and business operations and guide data-driven decision making. Among the senior leadership team and peers, known for a passion for excellence, dependability, cross-functional collaboration, diplomacy and a positive attitude. Fluent in English and French. Core Competencies

BANK RECONCILIATION

CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL AUDITS

ACCOUNT RECONCILIATION

STRUCTURED BUSINESS ANALYSIS

BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE

FINANCIAL & BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING

BUDGETING & FORECASTING

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

VENDOR MANAGEMENT

RISK MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL REPORTING

ORGANIZATIONAL COST SAVING

Performance Profile

Possess the relevant competencies required to measure and report an organization’s performance in compliance with relevant standards and regulations. Well-positioned to facilitate the strategic planning process, guide decisions, and monitor performance. Optimize financial reporting processes to provide useful and timely management information. Recommend risk mitigation and response strategies. Committed to enhancing organizational success through technology, robust analytics platforms, and business intelligence resources to identify gaps and opportunities. Extensive knowledge in Software Development Life Cycle in the fields of Software Development, Accounting, Sales and Process Reengineering. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and documentation skills to gather requirements and analyze data to bring out the best solution.

Contribute as a cross-functional business partner to transform/optimize company- wide operations utilizing lean and agile principles and other value chain improvement methodologies. Track record in streamlining of accounts payable system and driving process improvements. Adept at leveraging cost accounting techniques to recommend cost reduction strategies/tactics.

Professional Experience

Business Analyst Amazon Test Case, Academic Project Fall 2018 Project scope: provide cost-effective and profitable meals and catering services for up to 500 plus Amazon employees at the local facility, including self-checkout and administered cashier services and mobile app to order meals online, and build an efficient inventory management system. Developed a requirements package from analyzing opportunities, risks, and constraints to designing process flow for external interactions, menu planning, online orders, cashier system, inventory and vendor management systems. Built on the knowledge in developing Use Case Models, Activity Diagrams, Process Flows, Swimlanes, Workflows, State Diagrams and Flowcharts, and worked in both Waterfall and Agile Scrum environments. S e e B e y o n d N u m b e r s I n t e g r i t y + A c c u r a c y F a c i l i t a t e S m a r t D e c i s i o n s BUSINESS ACUMEN &

OPERATIONS

TECHNOLOGY & ANALYTICS

REPORTING, CONTROL &

RISK MANAGEMENT

Business Analyst Hilton Online Booking System, Academic Project Summer 2018 Project scope: build an advanced room booking system(HOLBS) for Hilton that allowed users to check various rooms, book available rooms and select additional options such as gym membership, Jacuzzi and additional bed along with associated charges to the user. The goal was to provide an efficient and easy to use web-based application enhanced with new features. As a Business Analyst for HOLBS, worked in close co-operation with the business customers and IT teams and applied advanced analytical and business skills to evaluate existing and identify new or enhanced systems, products and processed which advance business objectives.

Provided consultation during joint application development (JAD) sessions involving the business unit, user community and the development team in identifying, analyzing and clarifying requirements.

Interviewed various stakeholders in requirement gathering efforts and translated high-level requirements (EPIC) into well- defined system scope, project milestones, software, hardware and support resources.

Performed GAP analysis of the existing paper-based system and recommended changes for conversion to a web-based one.

Served as subject matter expert in requirement gathering, analysis and translating of high-level requirements (EPIC) and development of business cases. Participated in meetings (Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospective, among others) to ensure alignment of objectives and timely resolution

Co-developed test scenarios and test cases with QA team based on business requirements and issue analysis.

Software & Methodologies: Windows 7, Agile Scrum, UML, Jira, MS Visio 2013, MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint 2013, SharePoint, Oracle, SQL Developer

Secor Group, Washington DC 2007 - 2016

Accounts Payable Manager (2007-2016) Accounts Payable Specialist & Payroll Administrator (2007-2009) Efficiently managed the activities of Accounts Payable staff by monitoring the successful completion of tasks, amicably solving employee disputes and assisting with complex issues. Supervised overall payables and payroll-related operational functions, including payable reconciliation, payment processing, financial performance reporting, vendor checks and claims, pre-and post- payroll audits, and processing of employee payroll, savings and loan deductions. Prepared reports for Senior Management, 1099’s, ensured regulatory and audit compliance at all times and contributed in annual capital and operating budget preparations.

Evaluated efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes, made recommendations to optimize them and chose the appropriate costing approach to use in any given business situation.

Served as Subject Matter Expert during the Accounts Payable System Automation. Through process leadership and system adoption, eliminated service delivery gaps and human errors while increasing its organizational capacity to process, approve and document high-volume invoices. Completed the project before schedule, recovered $28K in savings due to the elimination of errors and reduced total invoice input time by 80%.

Developed and maintained strong vendor relationships, contracts and negotiated payment terms. Served the company’s best interest by satisfactorily negotiating repayment schedule and executing a mutually beneficial payment plan across multiple vendors during a state of financial crisis.

Developed and implemented new processes to continually improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department and increase staff accountability. Spearheaded the implementation and staff training.

Created streamlined payroll processes resulting in increased accuracy and higher productivity. Prior Experience:

Assistant Manager Team Washington DC, Washington DC 2005 - 2007 Sales Manager Journey Distributors, New York, NY Jan – Mar 2004 Staff Accounting Intern CAEM, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Aug – Dec 2003 Education and Training

Master of Business Administration

University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, 2007 Master of Science in Business Administration

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 2002

Business Analysis Training for IT Professionals, S&G, 2018 Bachelor of Science in Business Management

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 2001

Associate of Arts, Accounting and Business

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 1999

Business Analyst for IT Professionals, TSCER, 2018



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