INTRODUCTION

Proactive professional with 7+ years of experience and a proven knowledge of accounting expertise, budgeting, financial reporting, problem solving, and reconciliation. Highly interested in the field of science, technology, gaming, entertainment, and investment. A quick learner for any financial systems due to excellent computer science background.  Looking for an opportunity to leverage my skills in a challenging finance role.

SKILLS

  • Advanced MS Excel (Pivot Table, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, XLOOKUP, NPV, IRR, Macro Recording)
  • Team Leadership and Training
  • Revenue Forecasting
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Reporting
  • AP, AR, Amortization/Depreciation Schedules, Reconciliations (Bank Statement, Intercompany, etc.), Accruals

EXPERIENCE

Feb 2019 – Present:  Budget Project Manager at Hearts & Science

  • Maintaining healthy relationship with clients.
  • Assisting clients with their financial accruals and audits.
  • Assisting clients in troubleshooting their financial system issues.
  • Training new staff members on systems, enhancements, and financial processes.
  • Reviewing 120+ approved budgets vs. actualized spending.
  • Improving processes to resolve billing variances.
  • Working with AP department to resolve vendor payment issues.
  • Intercompany reconciliation.
  • Revenue forecasting.
  • Financial system testing with system support teams and provide input.

Aug 2013 – Jan 2019:  Associate Budget Manager at Omnicom Media Group

  • Designed and implemented billing procedures and billing discrepancies troubleshooting guidelines.
  • Revenue projection.
  • Media and production billings.
  • Resolved billing vs. approved budget variances.

Jan 2012 – Jul 2013:  Staff Accountant at Walton Issacson, LLC

  • Executed financial reporting, managing prepaid accounts, depreciation/amortization schedules, reconciliations (bank statements, inter-company, etc.), journal entries, billings, AP supervision, and month-end accruals.
  • Assisted Controller with revenue projection using financial modeling.
  • Restored agency credibility with media vendors by centralizing invoicing address, arranging regular calls, and encouraging electronic invoicing.
  • Worked with Controller to lead financial software transition.

Mar 2008 – Dec 2011:  Client Billing Supervisor at ORCI

  • Developed and implemented improvements to billing systems to maximize efficiency, reduce delinquency, and increase accuracy.
  • Oversaw billing operations (media, production, retainer fees).
  • Monitored work in progress reports and media spending authorizations.
  • Worked together with Controller on month-end closing.

EDUCATION

Dec 2017:  Certificate of Finance at UCLA Extension

Graduated with Distinction.  Core studies include:  Financial Statement Analysis, Managerial Finance, and Accounting Principles

Jun 2002:  Master of Computer Science at National University of Singapore

Core Studies include:  Relational Database, Supply Chain Management, and E-Commerce

SOFTWARE SKILLS

Microsoft AX Dynamics
Donovan Data Systems (DDS)
Quickbooks
Cognos TM1
Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)

  • Updated 3 years ago

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