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Project Coordinator

Los Angeles, CA
April 29, 2014

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Kenneth Whitfield

Los Angeles, CA. *****

phone: (323)




IT Project Coordination, IT, Logistics, and Strategic Planning Project

Financial Analysis and Management, Accounting, SAP, Visio, PeopleSoft,

Project Resource Allocation & Tracking, Clarity, MS Project, PowerPoint,

Excel, Access, Hyperion Essbase, Multiple Fiscal Year Budgeting and

Forecasting tools, Project Risk Analysis, Sharepoint, High aptitude for

learning new applications.


1. Highly experienced and effective at producing accurate project in

financial analysis in various business environments.

2. Excellent at working with all levels of management.

3. Highly experienced in creating high-level presentations.

4. Excellent organizational and project management skills.

5. Progressive and innovative problem solving capabilities.

6. Proficient at oversight and prioritization of multiple projects with

minimal supervision.

7. Self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

8. Excellent team player with a team first attitude.


Project Coordinator/Financial Consultant - Strategic Planning

Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc - Torrance, CA February 2011 to

October 2011


1. Project resource planning and financial administration of $36MM annual


2. Strategic Planning Website Implementation

3. Website document administrator

4. Software License approver and departmental liaison with IT

5. Software license Procurement

6. Business Case development team

7. Production and distribution of monthly dashboards

8. Status reporting

9. Meeting arrangement and documentation

10. Off-site software vendor liaison

11. Software Implementation SME

12. Project funding and resource allocation

13. Management and prioritization of multiple projects

14. Resource time and materials tracking, analysis, and risks assessment

15. Project variance analysis

16. Journal Vouchers.

17. Accruals

18. Maintenance and management of Strategic Planning Department website.

19. Full-cycle execution of purchase orders

20. Invoice reconciliation

21. Survey administration

22. Streamlined resource utilization in connection with budget and

financial processes (increase of 20% efficiency).

Project Coordinator/Financial Consultant - Marine/Export Logistics Services

Toyota Motor Sales, USA - Torrance, CA

February 2008 to March 2009


23. Marine Shipping Schedule Administrator

24. Marine/Export Legal, Contracts, and Finance Administrator

25. Toyota Transportation Management Systems upgrade project administrator

and trainer

26. User interface to software development team

27. Requirements gathering and issues documentation/problem resolution

administrator on behalf of the Logistics department interfacing with

our IT group

28. Executive PowerPoint creation and presentation

29. Vessel Carrier On Time Performance metrics

30. TTMS SME and user acceptance documentation

31. Budget Forecasting and Management

32. Materials Procurement and Expense Tracking

Mortgage Consultant

US Funding Group, Vancouver, WA

August 2006 to February 2007


33. Meet with prospective clients to discuss new purchase and refinance


34. Taking clients on tours of available properties in clients desired


9. Financial Analysis

10. Presentations

35. Property refinancing training

36. Loan processing training

37. Recruitment of new clients

38. Networking

Information Systems Project and Financial Coordinator

Toyota Motor Sales, USA - Torrance, CA

May 2000 to April 2006


39. Project and Financial Coordinator/Analyst for 8 IS Departments with

70+ projects

40. Resource Planning and Allocation

41. Management of $32MM annual budget

42. Time and materials allocation and tracking

43. Flow charting

44. Team meetings and documentation

45. Status reporting

46. Producing and distributing dashboard

47. Maintenance and administration of risks and decision logs

48. Facilitation of Project and Senior level management review sessions

49. Risks analysis

50. PowerPoint presentations to all levels of management

51. Requirements gathering from internal and external users

52. Creation of new excel based resource taking database

53. General ledger reconciliation

54. Inclusion and presentations given at monthly IS VP review meetings

55. Coordination of team functions and off-site s

56. Software license procurement and user database administration

57. Month and year end accruals

Customer Service & Corporate Business Accounts Representative

Airtouch Cellular (now Verizon), Irvine, CA

April 1997 to May 1999


58. Major accounts management

59. Customer service and plan advisement

60. Technical support

61. Financial review and management presentation


Creative Living Continuum Los

Angeles, CA

February 1991 to March

1997 & June 1999 - May 2000


62. Administrator and General Manager for 10 sites and 100+ employees

63. Training New employees on company policies and procedures

64. Conducting workshops on new and innovative techniques and strategies

for behavior modification

65. Maintaining all business financial records

66. Scheduling

67. Creating and presenting financial reports to chairman/CEO


Completion of UC/CSU transfer studies (part-time) Business Administration

and Computer Information Systems - Dean's Honor Roll

Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Los Angeles, CA

2011 to 2013

UC/CSU transfer track (part-time) Business Administration and Computer

Information Systems

Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Los Angeles, CA

1991 to 1992

UC/CSU transfer track (part-time) Business Administration and Computer

Information Systems

Santa Monica College - Santa Monica, CA

1990 to 1990

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