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Microsoft Office Sales

Location:
Jersey City, New Jersey, 07302, United States
Posted:
October 19, 2016

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BUDDESH DESILVA

*** **** ******, ****** ****, NJ 07302 C: 347-***-**** acw40n@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

I am a driven and enthusiastic recent college graduate looking for an opportunity to grow and add value to an organization in a

finance or business related industry.

SKILLS

Strong Team Leadership Skills Microsoft Office proficiency

Excellent Communication Skills Project Pipeline Management

Detailed Organization Attributes Market Research & Analysis

Proficient Client Management Beginner: STATA, SQL & ROR

WORK HISTORY

Economics Teachers Assistant, 08/2015 to 02/2016

Penn State Economics Department – State College, PA

Analyzed homework assignments and class projects involving macro-economic concepts.

Analysis and explanation of new economic concepts to students who require additional aid.

Assisted the department coordinators with a variety of administrative tasks.

Financial Analyst, 05/2015 to 08/2015

British Telecom Group – London, United Kingdom

Consulted with various departments to troubleshoot ways to lower costs through new technological, marketing and finance

synergies.

Carried out various data mining techniques on MS Excel based on company assigned project pipelines. (Pivot Tables, Index

Matching, V-Lookup, IF)

Created and delivered presentations, providing and recommendations on short and long range ROI, this included

conducting due diligence on various performance indicators.

Led monthly meetings with directors to analyze spending and provide financial recommendations.

Presented oral and written reports on general economic trends, individual corporations, and entire industries.

Worked closely with all product development departments to create and maintain marketing materials for sales

presentations and client meetings.

Investment Consultant, 05/2014 to 08/2014

Asia Capital - Board of Investment – Colombo, Sri Lanka

Developed comprehensive reports, abstracts and charts to present data and guide investment strategies.

Analyzed and evaluated potential international investment tenders in the form of foreign direct investments into Sri Lanka.

(Tender Value Range: $2 Million - $5 Billion)

Profiled and analyzed investment products to develop customized financial strategies for clients' financial needs.

Performed competitor bench marking analysis and identified savings opportunities and potential product enhancements.

Conducted interviews with key business users to collect information on business processes and user requirements.

Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures and profit and loss.

Management Trainee, 07/2013 to 08/2013

Stassen Exports – Colombo, Sri Lanka

Managed various consumer products such as Mars, Heinz, Snickers and Lindt Swiss Chocolate helping them to achieve

increased sales by 5% through three different regional sectors.

Generated statistical data analysis on how to combat strengths of competitor performance.

Carried out market research techniques to identify changing consumer buying trends.

Identified and analyzed project risks and developed mitigation strategies.

Marketing Analyst, 05/2012 to 08/2012

Packwell Lanka – Ratmalana, Sri Lanka

Evaluated market trends and recommended marketing budget allocations to top management.

Developed comparison tables of products and services by researching product pricing, ratings and performance.

Analyzed sales activities, marketing campaigns, organizations, customers, pricing, and competitors in detail, with charts,

graphs and explanatory texts.

Conducted extensive market research about local competitors and market gap possibilities.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science: Economics and a Minor in Business, 3.5 GPA, 2016

Pennsylvania State University - State College

Penn State Varsity Rugby Team.

Penn State Entrepreneurship Club Treasurer (2014 to 2016).

Penn State Academic Deans List (2012 & 2013).

**Recipient of LA Stewardship Scholarship (2015).



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