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Financial Analyst - FP&A

Jacksonville, FL
April 16, 2016

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Tamer Makary

**** ****** **** **, ************, FL 32226


Qualifications Profile

Self-directed, extremely detail-oriented Sr. Financial Analyst FP&A with proven abilities in Corporate Finance, Strategic Planning, Financial Modeling, Forecasting & Budgeting Management, Rolling Forecast, cash flow, Free Cahs flow, Reporting, Financial analytics, Variance Analytics, Revenue & Cost analytics, U.S. GAAP Compliance, Regulatory Rules, Process Improvements. CPA certification in progress.

Excellent relationship management skills exemplified; partner with internal sources to remain current on pertinent information and ensure accountability.

Strong Analytical Skills; demonstrate ability to interpret and summarize vast quantities of data into meaningful and relevant information to facilitate executive-level decision making.

Strong ERP knowledge & Business Intelligence tools rapidly to adapt new technologies and possess expertise with planning & reporting tools.

Professional Experience

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc 12/2012 to 3/2016

Financial Analyst - FP&A (12/2012 to 3/2016)

Assisted managing $1.4 billion revenue and $400 million EBITDA organization. Performs finance and accounting functions to ensure accurate financial planning and reporting process throughout the organization. Specific duties involve in-depth budgeting, forecasting, Planning & Analytics.

Partnered with the VP and Director of FP&A to develop the strategic plan, reporting and performance management practices to achieve the organization vision in price/performance.

Partnered with the management team to develop a 5 year forecast model to increase revenues from $1.4B to $1.7B and EBITDA from $400M to $510M with 30% growth margin in 5 years.

Conducted in-depth corporate cost structure analysis, partnering with the departments heads to identify and execute cost saving plan of $4.5M.

Developed detailed spreadsheets to identify trends and forecasts. Consolidate and analyze monthly and quarterly results actual to budget.

Analyzed and reported monthly results including monthly state of the business review with VP of investors relation and Director of FP&A focusing on translating results into actionable items.

Established a set of KPI’s to track operational improvements and statistical accounts metric to identify competitive strengths and weakness to improve performance.

Conducted in-depth cost structure analysis post acquisition to identify estimate synergy of $35M in EBITDA.

Assisted the management team to create a strategic plan, integrating revenue growth strategies for organic growth and acquisitions.

Assisted director of FP&A in Developing and maintaining the organization annual Budget model of $1.4B Revenue & $420M EBITDA.

Managed the corporate annual budget $40M in EBITDA by collecting and assimilating information from the various functional department heads.

Assisted VP of Finance & investor relations in preparing the quarterly Earnings Release and SEC filling documents 10Q / 8k.

Assisted in preparing financial statements footnotes disclosures for quarterly review & SEC filling.

Assisted in preparing monthly reconciliation schedules for P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash flow and Free Cash Flow statements.

Delivered monthly financial guidance to senior leadership team including revenue & expenses projections.

Managed preparing all monthly financial statements, MD&A, internal & External reporting, BOD, Banks & Rating Agency presentation packages for senior management team.

Prepared monthly variance analysis and provide explanations for current trends and variances to plan/budget.

Prepared quarterly various financial investments analysis such as ROI, NPV & EVA.

Prepared quarterly price volume analysis, bridge analysis, year over year analysis.

Partnered with consultants to lead IBM Cognos TM1 and BI implementations process, SOP documentation, and COA mapping process.

Developed and maintained multiple financial models, reports and all ad-hoc project requests in IBM Cognos TM1.

Fanatics, LLC 12/2011 to 12/2012

Financial Analyst - FP&A (12/2011 to 12/2012)

Performed finance and accounting functions to ensure accurate financial reporting. Specific duties involve in-depth data analysis of all financial statements, budgeting, forecasting.

Managed monthly & quarterly financial analysis for current trends and variances to plan/budget.

Managed monthly financial reporting package for management reporting and external reporting.

Prepared bi-weekly and monthly payroll journal entries and reports for all corporate departments.

Prepared monthly reconciliation schedules for PL, balance sheet, fixed assets, cash flow, free cash flow and equity statements.

Managed annual budget by collecting and assimilating info from the various functional department heads.

Prepared post acquisition synergy analysis.

Assisted in preparing the quarterly Earnings Release and SEC filling 10Q / 8k.

Managing and leading the financial analysts team during the month end financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting process and all other Ad-Hoc requests.

Managed preparing periodic forecasts at various levels of detail for performance measurement.

implementation/documentation of BI360 financial reporting.

Managed COA mapping & migration from Dynamics AX4 to AX6 or 2012.

Direct supervisor for two Financial Analysts demonstrating the ability to manage a skilled team in a fast paced environment.

Testing of Dynamics AX6 during system implementation/migration of financial module. Tested internal controls and procedures.

Developed new reports and assisted in various other finance and accounting functions as needed.

Signature Brands, LLC 5/2011 to 12/2011

Financial and Logistics Analyst (5/2011 to 12/2011)

Performed accounting functions to ensure accurate freight cost and provide detailed information that provides the basis of costs savings opportunities as well as customer and product profitability. Specific duties involve in-depth data analysis of all freight related costs.

Managed to compile and analyze database of historical freight data to monitor trends, identify cost improvement.

Provided logistics analysis and support for other functional areas.

Provided Third party Logistics cost saving analysis.

Tracked and Audited all Third Party Logistics invoices.

Developed and communicated freight cost metrics by customer, by location, etc.

Managed Key Performance Indicators related to freight.

Audited freight invoices for accuracy and proper charges.

Prepared monthly freight accrual and journal entries.

Prepared customer and products profitability analysis.

Managed all other Ad-Hoc projects as needed.

Acosta Sales & Marketing Co. 6/2007 to 3/2011

Revenue & Receivables Analyst (6/2007 to 3/2011)

Partnered with client and Client Services Director to research and resolve past-due revenue; maintain proper documentation of collection efforts. Analyze data from client brokerage statements and ad-hoc reports. Responsible for large volume accounts receivable reconciliations and presenting receivable statistics / updates in a concise and coherent manner, providing various documentation. Maintain exception, aging, month-to-date-cash, and days-to-pay reports. Review contracts to ensure payment based on correct commission rate and payment terms. Responsible for explaining variance analysis, actual vs. budget, and no / low cash received report Responsible for gathering SOX required paperwork and assist auditors. Initiate collections on past due receivables and report all acceleration / recovery receivables throughout the month / fiscal year. Intermediate / advance Excel and access skills such as pivot tables, V-look up tables and macros

Ensured accuracy of Oracle AR in researching and resolving delinquencies.

Audited middle- and bottom-tier clients.

Participated in whitespace audit project and created models using Access.

Educational Background

Bachelor in Accounting & Finance, 2003

University of Ain Shams – Cairo, Egypt

CPA Candidate (Present)

Technical Skills and Training Background

IBM Cognos TM1 (Design and Develop Models / Analyze and Share Data / Reporting).

Proficient utilization of various systems such as: PeopleSoft, Oracle, Oracle Financials, Hyperion, MAS200, JDE, Microsoft Dynamics AX.

IBM Cognos Planning, IBM Cognos TM1 (Café, Perspectives, BI), Data Warehouse PS Query Manager, nVision Report Manager, Atlas Report Manager, SAP, SAP-ECCS, Business Intelligence, BI360 “One Stop Reporting”, FRX Report Manager, Microsoft Office Products.

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