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Financial Analyst Project

Ajax, ON, Canada
October 06, 2019

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Tina Makar

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Permanent Address: 705 Erbsville Rd., Waterloo, Ontario

Postal Code: N2J 3Z4

Professional Summary

Extremely skilled and experienced cost, business and financial analyst, accountant and controller with over six years’ experience in providing quality and specialist cost information, advice and assistance, and developing and supervising Trainee Analysts. Possesses excellent analysis skills, and in evaluating complex information and data.


•Lead Day to day expenses and accounting operations of the company using spreadsheets.

•Develop and maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipt of costs and programs budgets and actual expenditures, while documenting business processes to strengthen and ensure compliance with internal controls using Personal Management Tables.

•Consistently analyze costing data and present costing reports in accurate and timely manner using Microsoft power point presentations, excel, graphs and charts

•Supervise and mentor all internal staff in the costing team, including oversight of any external consultants

•Clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual costing statements to different operations through IBM Lotus Notes.

•Monitor progress and changes and keep senior management abreast with costing status of the company through monthly status updates using pivot tables, bar graphs and pie charts in different forums.

•Responsible to provide analytical and decision support for manufacturing management team and other personnel at plant.

•Worked closely with manufacturing operations to ensure production costs are accurately and timely recorded. Perform through variance analysis on cost deviations (Production material and labour). Report findings to management team and recommend solutions to mitigate risks and improve performance.

•Develop standard costs and Bill of Materials (BOM) in collaboration with production and sourcing. Develops, Monitors and analysis manufacturing overhead allocation and burden rates to ensure appropriateness.

•Review and analyze inventory in detail to ensure work orders are closed in timely manner using ORACLE ERP and inventory is costed out to jobs properly by extracting various reports from ORACLE ERP.

•Participate in manufacturing and project management team meetings and preparing and circulating MOM, risk sessions, and all decision making concerning manufacturing project financials and contractual aspects.

•Develop, streamline and implement work instructions, procedures by circulating and drafting fixed spreadsheets formats to various sections.

•Control monthly Inventory Counts and annual audit of inventory including WIP Counts and physical inventory functions.

•Ensure established policies and procedures, as related to physical inventory, are followed and enforced and recommend changes when necessary in co ordination with finance and different shops in manufacturing unit.

•Power to concentrate for extended periods during sessions of complex Cost analysis.


Industry Knowledge

•Cost Reporting, Analytical Skills, Inventory Management, Asset Management, Cost Estimating, Business Planning, Tracking/Monitoring/Updating & Forecasting, Business Analysis, Cost Analysis, Budget Control, Strategy Cost Planning, Cash Flow Analysis, Variance Analysis, Target Costing, KPI Reports, Cost Audits, Cost Schedules, Product Costing, MIS Analysis, Cost Reduction, development Projects, Bill of Materials, Problem Solving.

Tools & Technologies

•Windows 2008, 2010, ORACLE ERP System, SAP (FICO Module), LOTUS IBM Notes, Adrenalin I Manage, Advance Excel ( VLOOKUP, SUMIF, Macros etc), Microsoft Power Point ( Bar Graphs, Pie chart etc)

Interpersonal Skills

•Team Management, Organizational Skills, Presentation Skills, Communication Skills

Professional Experience

Senior Cost Analyst

Honda Cars India Limited, Greater Noida

2013 – May’18

Job Responsibilities

•Liaising with non-finance, external finance and trust staff towards ensuring that source documentation and transaction data are sufficient and meet both internal quality and recognised costing standards.

•Analysing of financial variance and exploring potential problems with relevant line managers.

•Reporting to the Director and performed as business analyst with the plant operations to provide value added insights to anticipate and identify opportunities of improvements within the operations.

•Ensuring an up to date and accurate record of directorate budgets.

•Assisting in project control reporting.

•Organize project documentation in an organized and intuitive manner.

•Review, validate and process contractor’s vender expenses upon approval.

•Produced Regular reports for management.

•Providing timely, accurate and appropriate financial analysis, information and socialist advice to cost colleagues, clinicians and the managers.

•Generating Requisitions to PO Conversion Report through ORACLE.

•Understanding AMC’s and ARC's Contracts.

•Responsible for business development by making business strategies.

•Building financial models in regards to CAPEX and involvement in different technological implementation.

•Preparing, analysing, monitoring and co-ordinating budgets and financial results regarding operating, capital, and other costs.

•Plant analysis-standard costing variance analysis.

•Preparing and analysing operations metrics & KPI's.

•Execute month end activities for closing the costing work within the agreed timeframe.

•Preparing, analysing, monitoring and co-ordinating budgets and financial results regarding operating, capital, and other costs.

•Providing accounting, financial, costing, statistical and performance information used in developing and guiding the preparation of the department’s annual operating and capital budgets.

•Preparing cost/benefit analysis, capital budget analysis trends and other reports, as requested by the head.

•Developing. Enhancing and implementing new methods, procedures and reports to facilitate budgeting and cost analysis data.

•Ensuring budget control is maintained by reconciling financial budgets and costs against departmental goals & objectives, progress reports and projected estimates.

•Identifying & communicating significant, or potentially significant, cost variances to departmental management in a timely manner.

•Investigating cost variances, and maintaining up-to-date projections of year end forecasts, in consultation with management staff.

•Preparing management level summary reports and indepth analysis of period financial results.

•Responsible for treating team members with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of respective team members with disabilities are accommodated.

Cost Analyst

Honda Cars India Limited, Greater Noida

Sep’11 – 2013

Job Responsibilities

•Sourcing & planning of various goods from different vendors.

•Procurement of Material and Vendor Management.

•Monitoring and tracking all project job costs, Job progress.

•Attend meetings between contractors and subcontractors and taking minutes.

•Preparing Production, costing & inventory Reports.

•Preparing product cost of Engine.

•Responsible to make Monthly planning of Material and making requisitions of the same.

•Managing move orders to control inventory in ORACLE.


Project 1 Technology Up gradation Project

•Role : Cost Controller

•Budget : 2,995 Million Rupees

•Team Size : 15

Responsibilities Overview:

•Ensuring an up to date and accurate record of directorate Budgets.

•Assisting in Project Control Reporting.

•Organize Project Documentation in an Organized and intuitive Manner.

•Produced regular and Ad hoc Reports to Management.

•Preparing and analysing Operations Metrics & KPI’s using Pivot charts.

•Ensuring budget control is maintained by reconciling financial budgets and costs against departmental goals & objectives, progress reports and projected estimates.

• Identifying & communicating significant, or potentially significant, cost variances to departmental management in a timely manner.

• Investigating cost variances, and maintaining up-to-date projections of year end forecasts, in consultation with management staff.

•Performed Monthly Reconciliations and Cost analysis.

•Determining the various factors to reduce the cost, leading to a profitable organization.


•Successfully implemented the Tech Up Project within the estimated timeframe in the optimum Cost resulting into reduction of actual cost by 18%.

Project 2 SAP ERP Implementation.

• Role : Business Analyst

•Team Size : 65

Responsibilities Overview:

•Part of the Core Team of GSP Implementation Project.

•Involvement in the Communication Meetings with end users and interpreting their needs for implementation of FICO Module

•Analyzed the current needs, anticipate future needs, and seek solutions in integrating various business operations into one platform.

•Managed the system testing process and end user testing.

•Writing functional specifications and preparing training materials.

•Familiarity with project management processes, such as scheduling and cost management.


•Successfully went live on 1st’ March, 2018.

•Made a genuine Impact on others success in their jobs.

Project 3 Cost Down by One store for All.

• Role : Inventory Cost Analyst

•Team Size : 25

Responsibilities Overview:

•Understood Company’s inventory situation and recommended for common maintenance store to improve that situation.

•Involved in the tasking of management duties like performing audits in different operations maintenance store and reviewing the dead and obsolete stock.

•Drafting Reports and presenting the same on higher level.

•Optimizing the cost by keeping the right materials on hand to maximize industrial production.

•Responsible for allocating resources by keeping abreast of business trends and forecasting future Production.

•Developed new inventory system for R&M by making one store for all operations which resulted into optimum usage of spares.


•Achieved the self-target of reducing the manufacturing cost by Rs. 30/car through minimizing the inventory level by accuracy up of Monthly MIS.

Project 4 Implementation of Procurement Report in ORACLE ERP

• Role : Reporting Analyst

•Team Size : 8

Responsibilities Overview:

•Researched and identified the requirements with co workers to develop project goal.

•Analyzing the data needs and determining needs resolved through automated repeatable process.

•Determined specifications and standards for business reporting and maintaining data integrity.

•Contributed to organizational improvement by gathering and analyzing data, preparing reports, and introducing process improvements throughout the reporting process.

•Core member in the meetings among developer and end users.

•Listing the data providing the end user with the ability to make targeted data overviews through filterable lists of business data.

•Generation of Purchase order Detail Report specifying the planned purchase orders, quantity ordered and received.

•Monitoring the status of purchase orders and also reviewing the open purchase orders to determine how much quantity pending from vendor.


Successfully implemented the MIS report in the ORACLE ERP to ease the organizational process.


2015 M.B.A. from IMT Ghaziabad

2010 B.Com from Delhi University (Janki Devi Memorial College), Delhi

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