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Financial Analyst Sales

Location:
Miami, Florida, United States
Salary:
85000
Posted:
June 01, 2019

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SAMUEL F. CROWELL

**** ** ***** ******, *****, FL 33156

240-***-**** SFCrowell28@gmail

Summary:

Highly talented, self-reliant and results driven financial analyst professional with a thorough understanding of Financial Reporting and Analysis, life cycle system development (LCSD) and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Hands on business administrator with over 20 years of experience in supporting business accounting operations including monthly closing, expense analysis and reconciliations. Broad knowledge of budget planning and forecasting including analysis of budget to actual comparison. Effective business analyst capable of defining, documenting and mapping processes and procedures for system development or process improvement and cost savings with an excellent combination of functional and technical expertise.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Del Monte 08/2017 to current

Senior Financial Analyst

Hired to handle the excess workload relative to farm operations and North American Fresh Pack accounting close

Maintain Fixed Warehouse forecast and prepare the monthly actual to forecast variance analysis

Updated the liquidation reporting and fruit import vender reimbursement calculation process

Prepare monthly fruit cost variance analysis, fruit sales commissions and maintain farm inventory balances

RHO 05/2014 to 07/2017

Senior Financial Analyst

Hired for a 6-month consulting engagement and extended 5 times to assist in the allocations development process to support the companies zero based costing accounting to support the FP&A group at Avaya for the Global IT Group

Reverse engineered and prepared cost center allocation calculations using Excel and Essbase.

Prepared procedure documentation to support allocation process calculations.

Created 2016 & 2017 IT Budget and Researched actual to plan variance details using SAP and Essbase.

Jetstream Networks 05/2011 to 03/2014

Senior Financial Analyst

Hired as company’s first financial analyst to preside over corporate accounting functions for a mobile device servicing company. Responsible for AP/AR, contract payments and monthly invoicing.

Kept financial records in QuickBooks according to GAAP and presented monthly variance analysis

Prepared the annual budget with quarterly outlook estimate updates

Fannie Mae 10/2006 to 03/2011

Senior Financial Analyst

Hired to document current debt and derivative system (ORION) and to present and support the decision to either replace the system with an off the shelf software, outsource the function or upgrade the current in-house system.

Transferred to the Early Funding team where I discovered and corrected output mapping issues in the Early Funding accounting logic causing material misstatements on the financial statements.

Recruited to the Summit implementation team to create use cases and process flows for requirements. Also responsible for the Enterprise Accounting System interface development.

Performed daily income/expense analysis and developed management reporting for validation results using excel workbooks involving pivot tables and if/then conditional formulas.

Pragmatic Solutions, Inc. 01/2005 to 06/2006

Senior Project Analyst

Hired to support the implementation of an off the shelf software for check clearing and bank reconciliation as part of the 18-day close initiative for The Federal home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac).

Reengineered and automated the general ledger reconciliation process for the Remittance Clearing Account producing significant cost and time savings

Developed and presented a train the trainer course, including a working manual, presenting the new reconciliation methodology and system application for current management staff.

MCI / Senior Financial Analyst 03/2003 to 01/2005

Recruited to prepare and present quarterly cause of change analysis for telecom line cost.

Prepare Consolidated Monthly Financial Results for Telco Cost involving over $1 B in expense.

Analyze the Month-to-Month changes and Month-to-Plan differences.

Prepared and presented PowerPoint consolidated reporting package at Controller’s meeting.

Manage month end close process for telco analysts and serve as departmental resource for telco line accounting staff.

iCore / Avalon / Consultant 01/2001 to 03/2003

Hired to prepare financial models for the creation of a new consulting entity (MSP) to obtain venture capital for initial startup

Developed I/S, B/S and Statement of Cash Flows forecasting model in Microsoft Excel

Presented financial portion of MSP marketing package to venture capital groups.

Prepared financial model for the creation of a parallel distribution channel for a major company in the telecommunications industry.

Telco / Teleglobe Business Solutions 02/1996 to 01/2001

Executive Director Of Finance & Budgets

Hired to create and manage sales force automation for sales order form submission. Immediately recruited to assume finance responsibilities for the start-up commercial sales division.

Responsibilities included preparation and presentation of the annual budget for the Commercial Sales Division, preparation of the monthly financial presentation to the board, monthly financial review and close, and responsibility for payment process and design for all sales commission production and incentive bonus distribution.

Created new sales office funding requirements and I/S forecasts for 16 cities

Recovered $2.5 million in tax reimbursements

Responsible for financial statement analysis and review to support the monthly close.

Prudential Home Mortgage 07/1993 to 02/1996

Manager of Technology.

Recruited to manage technological aspects of organizational reengineering and cost reductions.

Designed and developed integrated application processes to facilitate daily operational objectives for the Asset Management and Recovery Division.

Streamlined current production through technology process improvements.

STT Project Site Lead.

Conducted requirements analysis and served as primary interface between business units Defined and documented additional customization requirements to meet critical end user needs.

Developed and implemented conversion documentation standards adopted by project management as corporate standard.

Designed and introduced data definition and conversion methodology to refine resource allocation on conversion testing resulting in significant time and resource savings.

Freddie Mac (FHLMC) 03/1988 to 07/1993

Project Manager/Team Lead FACS Project

Planned and directed project resources and led a team of accountants on the loan accounting segment of FACS.

Developed system enhancement project plans, testing requirements, created test data.

Senior Financial Analyst

Converted corporate general ledger with both automated and manually converted data.

Developed requirements, process analysis and data flow diagrams on prototype project to insure executive committee approval.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Business Software Fluency Microsoft: Essbase, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word and SQL

General Ledger Software Knowledge Oracle, SAP, MSA, D&B, Hyperion, Peachtree & QuickBooks

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

American University, Washington, DC BS/BA Professional Accounting & Finance

State of Maryland Passed CPA exam in 1991



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