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Financial Analyst Data Entry

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
March 16, 2019

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YASWANTH VASAM

***, ** *********** **** *****, Toronto, ON, M4H 1L5

437-***-**** ac8s1p@r.postjobfree.com www.linkedin.com/in/yaswanth-vasam

FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS PROFESSIONAL

MBA (Finance) – Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting – MS Office (Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Accounting Principles – Accounts Reconciliation – Financial Statements – Financial Analysis & Monthly Reporting

Process Improvements – SQL Server – Fixed Assets – Accruals – Consolidation – Margin and Pricing analysis – Agility

Financial Modeling – SOX, Internal Controls, Policies & Procedures – Mentoring – Team Player – Leadership – AR & AP

Business Strategy – Critical Thinker – Problem Solver – Multi-tasking – Meet deadlines consistently – Accuracy

HIGHLIGHTS OF CAREER AND QUALIFICATIONS

6+ years of experience in financial planning & analysis (corporate finance) of a fortune global 500 organization

Balanced $ 60 Million capital expenditure budget with regular cost savings, averaging 8% every year

Saved $ 1 Million a year in technology assets capital after creating a new tracker on assets useful life

Awarded with two promotions in a row for mentoring a financial team of 3+ associates responsible in managing most of the organization’s workplace operational expenses

Received ‘Extra Mile’ award for handling my supervisor responsibilities successfully during his absence.

Received appreciation from CFO for my contribution in audit support post fraud in organization accounts

Managed 4 key operational expenses with spends valued more than $ 20 Million

Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) & IFRS

Master of Business Administration, evaluated by World Education Services (WES), Canada

Advance knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office products

Knowledge of ERP tools like SAP S/4 HANA for posting and reviewing entries related to delivery cost centers

Adept at using financial reporting tools like Tableau & Power BI and database management (SQL)

CAREER HISTORY

Finance Specialist 2012 - 2018

Accenture

Provided financial support, analysis, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, cost-benefit analysis, reporting, guidance, strategic advice, monthly reporting and decision support for the $ 90 Million workplace and technology infrastructure and fixed assets portfolio spanning 14.5 Million Sq. Ft across 40+ facilities in 7 cities

Planning and Forecasting

Executed quarterly forecasting, annual planning for $ 60 Million Capital and $ 30 Million Operational expenses

Provided overall financial results reporting for the entities in the Monthly Operating Reviews (MOR’s), including a comprehensive discussion on key cost categories, drivers, risks/opportunities, trends, capital, FTEs and financial statement items

Provide recommendations on trends and opportunities to reduce costs for Capital & Operational expenses

Business Partnering

Drove business decisions, supported operations and influenced business results - worked closely with partners on the Corporate Segment Finance, Project COE, Controllership team and segment finance teams including global consolidation team located in Ireland

Compiled and analyzed working capital and operational expenditure variance (actual vs budget/forecast) and deliver clear and compelling findings with data visualization tools and presentations that inform and assist in key decisions for internal stakeholders

Established monthly executive dashboards to report on key metrics to measure performance and progress

Participated in special projects as assigned to provide financial advice and leadership to business / finance partners based on cash-flow analysis prepared to determine the most efficient deal structures and possible leasing strategies – Managed the Balance Sheet team and delivered high quality results in dynamic environment

Facilitated with multiple finance teams in closure of annual audit

Financial management applications initiatives

Decreased cycle times and improved management level reporting for Capital and Operational expenses

Supported roll-out of new tableau tool to minimize use of excel based processes for reporting key metrics

Transformed and matured technology financial processes and management for better accuracy in accruals

Implemented and Improved control measures to ensure financial data integrity - Maintained a strong business controls posture within the team - Maintain and support Tableau reports related to this function

Internal Month-end Reporting

Reviewed and posted monthly operational expenses accrual entries using journal entries in SAP tool

Presented business results to finance management highlighting key areas of risk

Synchronized with finance control groups to meet all standards of Regulatory, Statutory requirements

Consolidated the workplace costs and prepare adjustment entries (true-up/true-down) based upon actuals and calculate exchange rate (FX) impact before posting the charges to entities across geography

Reviewed fixed assets capitalization, ensuring depreciation is in line with the useful life of asset(s)

Piloted ad-hoc financial analysis and perform other duties as needed

People Management

Led employees using performance management framework that provided an overall context to encourage employee contribution and included goal setting, consistent feedback, and performance development planning

Led change initiatives with a continuous improvement approach and delegated work to the financial analyst(s) within the team in the cost management and accounting areas

Senior Financial Analyst 2007 – 2012

Mahindra Satyam

Provided Financial planning and analysis support for Mahindra Satyam's largest business group 'Asia Pacific (APAC)' having 250+ clients and 600+ projects

Build P&L and Revenue budgets for the entire Business group and to break down the numbers as per the required parameters to facilitate the in-depth variance analysis against each of the parameters

Organized monthly revenue recognition tasks and analysis for Fixed, Time and expense projects

Facilitated with internal and external auditors on quarterly and annual deliverables under Asia Pacific region

Developed forecasting models for revenue and cost parameters enabling accurate predictions

Prepared accurate, timely and insightful monthly variance and P&L analysis reporting for Business unit leads

Provided pricing support for two Successful Financial Bids for BSNL (Indian Govt. Telecommunications provider)

Arranged monthly collection status calls with sales leads and prepared Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) reports

Approved travel expense reports pertaining to onsite associates working at client locations in Asia Pacific region

Liaised with the various Business Unit Managers to provide support as required

Responded to financial requests and inquiries from various business areas

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration with specialization in Finance 2005 – 2007

Andhra University; Evaluated by WES as master’s degree in Canadian equivalency

Bachelor of Science with specialization in Electronics, Physics, Mathematics and Computers 2002 – 2005

Acharya Nagarjuna University; Evaluated by WES as bachelor’s degree (four years) in Canadian equivalency

In View: Working towards attaining CPA designation



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