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Tips and Detailed Resume; Home Country Nigeria8years work experience as a Financial Analyst in a Financial InstitutionRecently graduated with an MSc in FinanceCurrently enrolled as…

Tips and Detailed Resume; Home Country Nigeria8years work experience as a Financial Analyst in a Financial InstitutionRecently graduated with an MSc in FinanceCurrently enrolled as a PhD student studying Information systems and communications.Taking classes
RESUME
CAREER PROFILE    Result-driven, financial analyst, with a strong academic pedigree and proven success in preparing, conducting, and processing large-scale financial reports in areas of Sales, Budgeting, Business Analytics, Financial and Credit Analysis for high profile projects.    Ability to articulately present information, build and maintain client relationships, and implement multifaceted decisions. AREAS OF STRENGTH AND EXPERTISE    Financial Statement Analysis    Analytical & Creative Thinking     Presenting & Public Speaking    Data Analysis    Business Analytics        Microsoft Access, Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookup)    Strategic Planning & Analysis    Cross-functional team collaboration    SQL & Python        Business Problem Solving    Project Management    Relationship Building
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
The *** Inc                                                                                                                  Chicago, ILFinancial & Portfolio Analyst                                                                                                Sept 2019 Feb 2020    Analysis of financial statements, credit reports, legal & loan documents    Managing risk ratings of a sizable portfolio as well as monitoring delinquent taxes and insurance    Assist with loan monitoring, contacting customers with past due past due monthly payment    Conduct Annual Financial reviews of customers financial statements to ascertain possible red flags and recommend downgrade/upgrade of risk ratings.    Retrieve and analyse consumer credit reports using Experian Credit Bureau report.    Review and prepare SBA Guarantee packages for repurchase.
***, LLC                                                                                                                  Chicago, ILFinancial Analyst Intern                                                                                       Nov 2017 May 2018    Assisted in preparing balance sheet reconciliation and month end financial reports. Managed accounts receivable, accounts payable, and bank statement reconciliation.     Collaborated with 5 finance team members on yearly forecasting efforts. Assisted in the process of tax preparation using Crosslink.     Reviewed tax returns, computations and filings for managerial review    Ensured risk management compliance procedures are in place for client engagement
Key Accomplishments:    Delivered research and analysis to enhance client advisory.     Generated new client relationships through cold calling, increasing the customer base for the company; secured 15 prospects.     Strengthened vendor relationships by improving vendor information management processes through a streamlined and systematic documentation system.
*** Bank Plc    , NigeriaFinancial Analyst , Oct 2012 Aug 2017        Examined and analyzed the regions financial data sets using SQL, Access and Excel for queries / models for data manipulation, analysis and reporting purposes to derive actionable insights that drive business KPIs.    Analyzed financial information obtained from clients to determine strategies for meeting clients financial objectives    Conducted customer credit checks, credit limit set up and approval.    Conducted industry analysis of various business sectors and companies to determine their riskiness in relation to the Banks risk acceptance criteria.     Carried out monthly reporting on budgeting and forecasting, making recommendations, identified variances and high cost liability sectors through data analysis, and improved balance sheet mix.     Reconciled data received to ensure correctness of information, eliminate errors, compare and correct data.     Partnered as a resource for the Divisions Strategy department, FINCON, to ensure compliance with Key performance metrics, budget allocation in the Banks Mid-year and annual budgeting review sessions.    Worked closely with high profile teams to build and support key processes / applications and reporting to drive planning and ensure satisfactory analysis is carried out.
Key Accomplishments:    Conducted financial analysis of loan seeking customers, confirming adequacy of customers cash flow, capital and collateral for repayment; led to a non-performing loan ratio of 2.1% (6.1% industry average).    Developed business processes and provided support to other business units on reporting, data gathering, and extracts for internal/external users.    Designed a statistical dashboard pairing the weekly and monthly profitability analysis report and target actualization benchmark for the region used for the monthly Management Profitability Report (MPR) presentation.    Facilitated communication with Unit heads to create an Excel model that tracked inflows and outflows based on customer business cycles, to properly curtail liquidity runoff; saved $1.1million monthly in interest expense.    Supported the Digital Banking team to develop automated applications (Pay with capture, PRIMUS) and trained customers on how to effectively use the applications.    Acted as a Financial Advisor on several landmark transactions; successfully closed $10 million structured finance loans for customers by ensuring each projects viability through financial analysis, financial modelling, risk management, and project analysis.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
PhD in Information Systems and Communication*** University, PA, U.S.A In view
Master of Science, Finance                                                                                                                                                                                              ***, Romeoville, IL, U.S.A                                                                                                  2019                                                                     
Master of Business Administration, Marketing                                                                                *** University of Nigeria, Nigeria                                                                                              2015                                                                                                                                                                                   
FURTHER EDUCATION
IBM Data Science Professional Certificate (Offered through Coursera)                In viewNine course specializationBy International Business Machines                                                                                                2020
Python for Everybody Specialization online Certificate (Offered through Coursera)        In viewFive course specialization covering Python Data structures, Data Visualization etc.By University of Michigan                                              2020
Business Analytics Specialization online Certificate (Offered through Coursera)        CompletedFive course specialization covering Customer, Operations, People, Accounting Analytics.By University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Business School                                                                2020

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