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Ganesh
iyer64@gmail.com
678-637-9356
Marietta, GA 30062
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
16 years experience W2
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Summary

  • A history of driving and supporting the executive level-decision making across by leveraging progressive experience and credentials that include a demonstrated aptitude for analytics, advanced problem-solving, and a structured approach to business and financial analysis.
  • Highly motivated and experienced individual with strong leadership qualities and a solid understanding of the factors that affect the business including current state processes, gaps, and areas for improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead business analysis functions and serve as stakeholder liaison in the research, compilation, documentation, and communication of business data.
  • Thrives in self-directed environments. Proven ability to analyze, manage, and effectively address competing priorities with ease and facilitate escalations to resolution. Signature Strengths Budget & Capital Expense Planning Business Operations Strategic Planning ERP & Cloud Implementation ERP: Oracle, SAP, Hyperion Analysis & Benchmarking Project Management Six Sigma Greenbelt Delivery & Execution Communications & Leadership Reporting & Dashboards

Experience
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
Banking/Financial
Jan 2017 - present
Provide financial analysis and leadership that drives and supports business processes, system functional requirements, improvements for users and stakeholders for this rapidly growing and sustainable wood pellet manufacturing facility.
  • Built and implemented various financial models in Adaptive insights.
  • Gathered business process and system functional requirements analyzed, designed, developed, tested, and deployed critical business solutions specifically around budgeting and forecast processes.
  • Configured data loaders for data integration from legacy systems to Adaptive Insights.
  • Generated and analyzed of monthly and quarterly results to executive management.
  • Designed and executed KPI analysis and reporting dashboards for the Board and C-level management.
  • Support end users and key stakeholders.
Adaptive Insights Data Integration Stakeholder Engagement
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SENIOR FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ANALYST
Banking/Financial
Jan 2013 - Jan 2017
Held full responsibility for all corporate-level functional and financial systems support that included monthly, quarterly and annual reporting processes and the alignment of calendars with business and corporate reporting deadlines. Responsible for the review and consolidation of monthly financial results for worldwide operations.
  • Automated month-end review and consolidation processes, driving a 2.5-day reduction in process time.
  • Prepared quarterly board deck presentations for senior leadership.
  • A member of the SAP implementation team created the chart of accounts, configured SAP Fi Master Data, and led data mapping and migration of historical records from multiple legacy systems.
  • Configured G/L Master records, document number ranges, posting period variants, tolerance groups etc. Created Primary and Secondary cost elements and their respective groups. Developed test plans, test cases and acceptance criteria and trained users.
  • Khalix/Longview Systems Administrator maintained users, created hierarchies and entities and mapped to the consolidation tool.
  • Setup interim processes during Mergers resulting in timely reports for executive management.
Data Mapping SAP System Analysis System Administration SAP Implementation
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Jan 2012 - Feb 2013
Provided timely support and data analysis for cost accounting, forecasting budgeting reimbursement, financial statements and project analysis. Designed and implemented procedures for data accuracy, generated workflow reports and coordinated hospital-wide financial analysis, data collection, retrieval and review. *
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BUSINESS & FINANCIAL ANALYST
Banking/Financial
Jan 2005 - Jan 2013
Served as business and financial analyst in client-facing roles and projects. Selected project highlights include: *
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Banking/Financial
Sep 2011 - Jan 2012
Provided monthly analytical reports, operational dashboards, and financial & marketing analysis for services to executive leadership. Prepared and managed budget analysis & reporting for Enterprise Technology Group *
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Banking/Financial
Oct 2009 - Sep 2011
Responsible for reconciling the revenue accounts as part of a team charged with restating multiple years revenue due to a reinterpretation of recognition rules. Prepared various management and ad hoc reports. * Performed similar roles as a Financial Analyst for Atlanta Public Schools, Brand Energy, AIG Aviation, and Ericsson
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Project Manager
Aug 2006 - Oct 2009
Project Management
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Integration Engineer
Information Technology
Aug 2006 - Aug 2006
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Aug 2006 - Aug 2006
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Education
Getting and Cleaning Data
Johns Hopkins University 2014
The Data Scientist's Toolbox
Johns Hopkins University 2014
Chartered Accountancy
University of Phoenix
ICAI, Intermediate
University of Phoenix
Commerce & Finance
Osmania University
& Business Intelligence
Adaptive Insights
SAP, BI, Cognos
Anaplan
Skills
Data Mapping
2017
4
SAP
2017
4
SAP Implementation
2017
4
System Administration
2017
4
System Analysis
2017
4
Adaptive Insights
2021
3
Data Integration
2021
3
Project Management
2009
3
Stakeholder Engagement
2021
3
Analysis
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1
Business Analysis
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1