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Experienced Commercial Finance Analyst with over 10 years of progressive expertise in accounting and finance. Proven ability to analyze complex financial data, create reports, forecasts, and projections. Exceptional problem-solving skills, adept at proactive issue identification and resolution. Demonstrated leadership in developing problem-solving skills among team members. Detail-oriented, organized, and skilled in developing impactful presentations for diverse audiences. Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills with a proven track record of collaborating effectively with stakeholders at all levels. I have a proven track record in managing and leading teams.

Financial Analysis Data Analysis Executive Reporting Strategic Planning
Data AnalysisData VisualizationExecutive ReportingFinancial AnalysisProcess ImprovementStrategic PlanningVendor Negotiation
Mar, 2023
Jun, 2023
commercial accountant
Financial ServicesFinancial Services
Financial Analysis
Provided accurate and timely financial insights to drive decision-making and profitability optimization. Reconciled ledgers and completed monthly activities including balance sheet reconciliation. Analyzed financial data from multiple sources to create comprehensive reports, forecasts and projections. Monitored KPIs and formulated action plans to improve negative variances.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Financial analysis and reporting
  • Ledger reconciliation
  • Financial data analysis
  • KPI monitoring
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Timely financial insights
  • Accurate ledger reconciliation
  • Comprehensive reports
  • Optimized profitability
Nov, 2022
Feb, 2023
commercial accountant finance business partner
Financial ServicesFinancial Services
Professional services
Provided strategic financial advice and actionable recommendations to drive value across the money portfolio. Monitored and conducted walkthroughs to ensure controls are applied and deficiencies identified and corrected. Prepared financial analysis with detailed commentaries and insight on monthly performance, latest forecast and monitored KPIs to track business performance. Maintained processes to ensure the accuracy of information.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Financial advice and recommendations
  • Controls and deficiencies identification
  • Financial analysis and KPIs tracking
  • Ensure accuracy of information
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Improved vertical channels performance
  • Completed month-end activities accurately
  • Identified emerging risks and opportunities
  • Provided leadership for finance team
Aug, 2019
Nov, 2022
finance business partner lead
Financial ServicesFinancial Services
Interactive Financial Services
Provided strategic financial support to business initiatives by developing business cases and financial models with scenarios. Led financial analysis and due diligence for capital raising transactions and prepared executive-level reporting with visualizations. Reduced budget variance by 25% through effective OPEX and CAPEX planning. Utilized Power BI to track key operational metrics and build dashboards.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Developed business plans and budgets
  • Led financial analysis and due diligence
  • Optimized OPEX and CAPEX planning
  • Created executive-level reporting
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Built dashboards with Power BI
  • Developed financial models with Ms-Excel
  • Designed headcount reporting model
  • Implemented Financial Planning and Reporting systems
Nov, 2017
Jun, 2019
manager financial planning and analysis
Nielsen Holdings Plc
Experienced professional with over 8 years of experience in the TMT sector. Specialised in financial planning and analysis, driving management reporting and providing insightful commentaries into the financials and strategy of the business. Led process improvements initiatives in month-end close process, reporting, budgeting and forecasting process to achieve operational excellence in financial controls and reporting. Improved EBITDA by 20%.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Financial Modelling
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Variance Analysis
  • P&L Ownership
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Led process improvements initiatives
  • Prepared monthly decks with KPIs and data visualizations
  • Improved EBITDA by 20%
  • Identified risks and recognized opportunities
Mar, 2015
Sep, 2017
finance business partner financial planning and budgeting unit
Communication ServicesCommunication Services
Global Telecommunications Business
Provided financial analysis and decision support to the telecommunications business unit of a $15bn turnover global business. Collaborated with business leaders to plan, forecast, and monitor Opex and Capex. Developed 5-year strategic business plans and identified financial resource requirements. Managed month-end reviews and reporting, cost and overhead analysis, budget and forecast preparation.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Financial Analysis
  • Business Decision Support
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Financial Resource Requirements
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Built Financial Models
  • Evaluated Profitability of 200 Retail Locations
  • Restructured Operations
  • Delivered Cost Savings of $100 Million
Feb, 2014
Mar, 2015
finance business partner information technology
Information TechnologyInformation Technology
Strategic Financial Guidance
Provided strategic financial guidance and support to the Information Technology department, ensuring Annual Operating Plans and Revised Annual Operating Plans are adhered to. Conducted monthly trend analysis of operating costs and prepared forecasts. Identified and implemented new processes for improved budget reporting and accuracy of forecasts. Negotiated vendor contracts for 15% savings.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Ensured Annual Operating Plans/Revised Annual Operating Plans adherence
  • Prepared monthly trend analysis of operating costs
  • Submitted cost projections
  • Conducted sensitivity analysis
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Improved budget reporting quality
  • Improved accuracy of forecasts
  • Implemented new processes
  • Negotiated vendor contracts
Jul, 2010
Feb, 2014
finance analyst
Financial ServicesFinancial Services
Financial services
A finance analyst with experience in business performance and product profitability analysis, streamlining financial reporting processes and automating account reconciliation processes. Reduced reporting time by 25%, increased productivity levels and managed budgeting and forecasting processes across regions.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Review business performance and product profitability analysis
  • Streamline financial reporting processes
  • Automate account reconciliation processes
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting processes
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Reduced reporting time by 25%
  • Increased productivity levels
  • Provided key contributions to automation of account reconciliation processes
  • Managed budgeting and forecasting & variance analysis process