Fairless Hills, PA 19030
Objective: A mid to senior-level position providing financial analysis for a well-established organization.
Qualified by: Fifteen years experience in bank reconciliation and accounts receivable analysis while obtaining excellent spreadsheet and database software skills, including MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint, SAS queries.
Five years experience in a budget/expense analysis environment and over 10 years in accounting analysis.
Jan 2005- NJ Higher Education Assistance Authority, Trenton, NJ
Present Financial Analyst
· Process cash receipts on defaulted federal and state supplemental student loans. Reconcile incoming checks with those outgoing to the bank. Identify and ensure checks are posted to the proper accounts.
· Reconcile $400 million annual payments posted to loan accounting system with money deposited to the bank account. Ensure corrections are processed in a timely manner.
Analyze trends for incoming cash receipts across payment type categories and determine amounts to be transferred between accounts on monthly basis.
Calculate amounts to be transferred from lockbox operating account to the bond trustee with specific instructions on how to allocate funds to each bond issue.
Track and prepare the monthly transfer needed between FELP and NJCLASS for deposits posted in the wrong bank account. This information is given to the Assistant Director of FELP and the Assistant Controller of NJCLASS.
Responsible for final decision on approval of student loan applications based on credit history analysis, measurement of debt to income ratio, and verification of sufficient income levels for borrowers or cosigners
Jan 2000 to Fleet Credit Card Services, Horsham, PA
Aug 2004 Financial Analyst / Budget Forecasting
· Prepared full year forecast of operational expenses for Collections Support and Fraud business units on a monthly basis as well as next year plan.
Responsible for complete line item variance analysis which includes summaries to the finance department on variance to plan, forecast & prior month which exceed 10% or $50,000.
Researched discrepancies in GL posting/AP charges, processed corrections & adjustments providing weekly summary.
Track and monitor trends for monthly telecommunications expenses within the Collections units.
Report on any discrepancies/inconsistencies in monthly telecom billing charges to Collections VP.
Using SAS, measured success rates of solicited versus unsolicited credit card campaigns categorized by FICO score ranges.
Other responsibilities include maintaining line item cost schedules, monitoring of fixed asset depreciation, gathering financial data for use in presentations by senior management and other ad-hoc analysis as requested.
Received $3,500 bonus award for exemplary analysis of employee production in collections units. Made conclusions based on data analysis as to which types of employees were most productive.
Education: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
BBA Finance 1993
SAS Institute Inc., Wayne, PA
SAS Programming 1: Essentials April 2000
SQL Processing With The SAS System June 2000