Financial System Analyst
August 2014 — Present
Optimized process in place to strengthen internal control. Led a project to improve process of financial data gathering to ensure accuracy in key data while reducing time and cost of work.
Assessed risk on monthly reconciliations to improve regulatory compliance.
Tested and implemented one of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) applications in above 100 business units in North American, India and South Africa. Drove automation of reconciliation process to reduce cost, facilitate financial reporting and enhance SOX compliance.
Drove cross-functional collaboration between finance users and IT teams in two Six Sigma Projects to transform business requirements into system solutions.
Developed timeline of finance system upgrade to ensure no interruption to financial close cutoffs. Coordinated closely with IT team to configure and test new system environment in various scenarios, identifying problems and areas for improvement. Presented system upgrade overview to global finance users to ensure effective execution of upgrade plan.