Finance Analyst

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Gabriana Jaramillo

gabriana.jaramillo@gmail.com | (892) 451-2311 | Salt Lake City, UT

Summary


A finance analyst with over three years of experience providing insights to support business decision making. Proven ability to work independently and manage projects from start to finish. Experienced in using data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, Tableau) to uncover trends and develop recommendations. Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.

Experience


Finance Analyst at Merrill Lynch, UTApr 2022 - Present

  • Reduced the company's overall financial risk by 10% through hedging strategies.
  • Improved forecasting accuracy by 15% for the upcoming quarter.
  • Negotiated better terms with vendors, resulting in $5 million in savings over the next year.
  • Led a team of 4 analysts to produce monthly reports on departmental spending and budgeting trends.
  • Provided insightful analysis that helped management make key decisions about investments and resource allocation.

Associate Finance Analyst at Goldman Sachs, UTSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led the analysis of a $100M business unit, identifying $10M in annual cost savings.
  • Developed and implemented new financial reporting system for entire company, reducing monthly close time by 50%.
  • Implemented process improvements that increased efficiency and accuracy of departmental budgeting by 15%.
  • Conducted comprehensive review of all current contracts totaling $50M+, leading to renegotiation of 3 key agreements resulting in combined savings of $1.2M per year.
  • Coordinated cross-functional team to develop 5-year strategic plan for upcoming product launch, on schedule and under budget.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Finance at Brigham Young UniversityAug 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to read and analyze financial statements, how to value companies and how to make investment decisions.

Skills


  • Financial analysis
  • Financial modeling
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • SQL
  • VBA

Ludie Barracato

ludie.barracato@gmail.com | (402) 912-3654 | Portland, OR

Summary


I am a Finance Analyst with over 3 years of experience. I have worked in various industries, including the banking and retail sectors. My skills include financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and reporting. I am an expert in Excel and have created numerous complex financial models. I am also a quick learner and have adaptable to new environments easily.

Experience


Finance Analyst at Nike, ORApr 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed analysis of $100 million in annual revenue for publicly traded company.
  • Conducted comparative analysis of similar companies and provided recommendations to management on areas for improvement.
  • Identified errors in financial statements that led to overreporting of income by $2.5 million.
  • Analyzed impact of new tax law on company’s financial position and made recommendations accordingly.
  • Prepared monthly reporting package for senior management, including variance analysis and commentary.

Associate Finance Analyst at Adidas, ORJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed analysis of $100 million in annual revenue for 50+ client accounts.
  • Delivered clear and concise recommendations to improve profitability by 3%.
  • Successfully negotiated with vendors to decrease costs by 10% on a $1 million/year contract.
  • Created forecasting models that improved accuracy by 5% over previous year.
  • Analyzed data and created reports that identified cost savings opportunities totaling $500,000.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Finance at Oregon State UniversityAug 2014 - May 2019

I have learned to read and analyze financial statements, to use financial analysis software, and to understand and apply financial concepts and theories.

Skills


  • Financial analysis
  • Financial modeling
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • SQL
  • VBA