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Microsoft Office Mental Health

Location:
New York, New York, United States
Posted:
October 07, 2016

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SOWRA SYED

Brooklyn, NY *****(917) ***-**** • acwyax@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE

Pace University, Lubin School Of Business, New York, NY Jan 2015 - May 2016

Graduate Research Assistant

Performed statistical analysis on 200 companies and documented the potential impact of Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) proposed change in the classification of purchases and sales of long-lived assets (CAPEX) to operating activities from investing activities in the For-Profit-Sector

Constructed financial models to assess the impact of FASB’s proposed new leasing standards that will require companies to include lease obligations on their balance sheets on the profitability and solvency ratios of Fortune 100 companies

Independence Day Clothing Company, New York, NY Apr 2013 - Aug 2014

Financial Analyst

Analyzed company's financing needs and worked with the CEO to raise $60,000 in seed capital

Created operating budget of $200,000 collaborating with the executive management

Developed 4 year forecast in partnership with the management team to increase revenue from $93,500 to $648,000 and EBITDA (Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) from -4,281 to $127,600 with a 20% growth margin in 4 years

Assessed overall product portfolio profitability by preparing product costing model and obtained 16% annual cost reduction

Reviewed and analyzed monthly and weekly cycle counts of inventory and ensured 98% inventory accuracy

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

Conceptualized and designed the presentation material/pitch book for venture capitalist conference presented by the CEO

Acquired 3 new investors by supporting agreement negotiations, overseeing deal progression and managing key relationships with venture capitalists and angel investors

Concordia College – New York, Bronxville, NY Jun 2013 - Aug 2014

Accreditation Coordinator

Compiled self-study for the 600-650 students large business program in compliance with requirements of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Performed in-house departmental evaluation by setting a minimum 70% compliance threshold

Developed and oversaw the implementation of strategic action plans for areas that fell below the threshold

Analyzed the infrastructure, education quality, teacher’s competence, student’s performance and developed the business department program study providing qualitative review and trend analysis

Swiss Contact Micro Finance North America, New York, NY Apr 2013 - Jun 2013

Intern

Researched potential corporate and philanthropic foundations for funding relationships

Drafted and proposed donor cultivation strategies and attended meetings with targeted prospects

EDUCATION

Pace University, Lubin School Of Business, New York, NY July 2016

Master in Business Administration, Financial Management, GPA: 3.51

COURSEWORK: Investment Analysis; International Corporate Finance; Financial Statement Analysis; Valuation of the Firm

Concordia College-New York, Bronxville, NY Dec 2013

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Concentration: International Management, GPA: 3.9

HONORS: Concordia College Academic Scholarship; Concordia Dean’s List; Concordia College Business Faculty Award; The Writing Across the Curriculum Prize

LEADERSHIP

Concordia College - New York, Bronxville, NY Jan 2013 - Dec 2013

Co-Founder and President of Business Club

Organized a networking event where business leaders presented the current market trends

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) May 2013 – Present

Member of NAMI-NYC Young Professionals Advisory Board

Collaborated with Executive Director to shift annual NAMIWalk demographics from primarily mental health workers to an event attracting those in the corporate sector, mean demographic aged 28-50

SKILLS

Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Languages: English (Native proficiency), French (Elementary proficiency), Hindi (Native proficiency), Tamil (Native proficiency)



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