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Financial Analyst

Seattle, WA
June 07, 2019

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Eva Yue Zheng 206-***-****


A skilled financial analyst with a background in financial modeling, relationship building, and classic art. Deep academic knowledge in financial analysis and using related software. Able to design analyses, evaluate, and communicate results. Enjoys collaborating with peers and stakeholders. Hardworking and passionate about learning.

Looking to build on experience in a position using skills learned at school and prior positions. Eager to collaborate and be part of a team.


Seattle University Master Degree in Finance Graduation: March 2019

Shanghai International Studies University Bachelor Degree in Finance Graduation: June 2018


2017 Wal-Mart Performance Analysis

Applied traditional performance measures and value based performance models, e.g. DuPont Model, FCF, EVA, total shareholder return, P/E multiple model, the EBITDA multiple model

Analyzed Wal-Mart historical data from 2015-2017 as well as peers (i.e. Target, Costco) data as industry benchmarks

Findings include higher SGA & CGS decreased profit margin; improvement in operation, assets control, lowering risk, etc.

Puma Potential Cross-border Acquisition Analysis

Used Merge & Acquisition models, combining cross-border data with non-quantifiable issues

Determined key variables and operating potential with the goal of driving revenue and searching for break-through, e.g. Revenue Synergies of 2% and Operating Margin of 20% in next ten years, etc.

Paccar New Technology Project Decision Performance Measure

Helped to make decision on buying or building technology for major lines of trucks to maximize return and limit risks

Provided results combining value-based and risk assessment implication (lower value-at-risk, cost overrun, etc.)

SeattleU’s Planning Online Master Degree in Finance Evaluation

Built models with Excel to forecast operating expenses, employee structure, courses arrangement, revenue, etc.

Evaluated if the future online program is value enhancing, using risk assessment tools: Break-Even, Scenario, Two-Variable Sensitivity, Monte-Carlo, etc.; determined critical factors for program’s success; provided forecasts and insights

Made presentations to advisory board members and finance faculty members, helped school with decision making

Intern Shanghai Xiangshang Culture and Art Development Center Inc. July, 2017-August, 2017

Analyzed performance and markets, forecasted budget for this newly founded firm

Helped enlarge enrollment by working with marketing, human resources and client operations departments

Assistant Editor Condé Nast Publications (Shanghai) Inc. June, 2016-August, 2016

Organized and leaded the Sep. issue photo shoot, which is known for the most important issue in the year

Built connections with more than 30 brands and 4 agencies for the company and balanced the interests of parties

Booked models, studios, outfits, and photographers, organized schedules, and discussed contracts

Discovered emerging powers of the industry, contributed the cooperation with more than 10 new designer brands


Director of the Academic Center, the Student Union 2016-2017

Minister of the Department of Public Relations, the Student Union 2015-2016

Member of the Press and Media Center, the Student Union 2014-2015

Photographer of Yuz Museum 2015-2017

Docent of Shanghai Museum 2011-2013

Outstanding Student Leader of Shanghai International Studies University

CFA candidate, anticipated exam on June 2019

Languages, Skills, Software: Chinese, English, Financial Planning and Analysis, Microsoft Excel, Dreamweaver,

Pivot Tables, Photo Edit, Photography, Negotiations and Presentations, Management, Leadership and Teamwork, Big Data, Data Mining, SQL, Power BI, R Studio, etc.

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