Financial Analyst Resume Sample

Chris Smith

123 Main Street • Hometown, PA • (555) 555-1234 • csmith@company.com

TALENTED FINANCIAL ANALYST | FINANCE PROFESSIONAL

 

Achievement-oriented professional with strong background in financial, statistical, and economic analysis. Bachelor of Science (BS) in Finance from University of Maryland, College Park. Excellent track record of progressive leadership as Financial Analyst with Fannie Mae. Proven ability to support complex projects, identify opportunities for advancement, and implement strategies for process improvement. Highly-effective communicator with ability to relay complex information in easily understood language. Value-centric leader who thrives in fast-paced environments delivering forward-thinking & professionalism at all times.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

·     Financial Analysis

·     Analytical Skills

·     Communication Skills

·     Project Management

·     Strategic Planning

·     Process Improvement

·     Financial Management

·     Presentation Skills

·     Research & Reporting

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 - Present

FANNIE MAE, Washington, DC

Financial Analyst – Finance Business Analytics

Serves as Financial Analyst within Allowance & Forecasting Team for this company that provides financial products and services to increase the availability and affordability of housing for low-, moderate- and middle-income Americans. Contributes to credit loss forecast by providing analytics of model results used for loss allowance reporting, management analysis, and regulatory stress testing. Conducts monthly guarantee asset/guarantee obligation fair value validation process used for FHFA Call Report and FVBS disclosures by executing model runs and presenting results to senior management.

KEY CONTRIBUTIONS:
 

·     Worked with multi-path simulation model to estimate future credit losses for the preparation of credit expense forecasts

·     Performed regression testing for new model release to identify and analyze production & testing population variances

·     Analyzes financial information to support decision making process, write reports, and monitor financial movements

·     Correlates multiple data points to identify, synthesize, and recommend on business decisions and overall direction

·     Provides ongoing detailed weekly analysis of capital markets and multifamily real estate analysis and trends

 

2016

FANNIE MAE, Washington, DC

Financial Analyst – Business Intelligence & Reporting Solutions

Joined new accounting system implementation project prior to go-live responsible for testing, validating, and analyzing accounting reports using BOBJ and Netezza. Assembled and summarized data to structure various reports on project status and risks. Developed financial models and conducted benchmarking and process analysis. Improved financial status by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and providing recommendations to reduce costs. Guided cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures.

KEY CONTRIBUTIONS:
 

·     Delivered technical support and ad-hoc analysis for Loan Accounting Group by creating and modifying SQL queries

·     Provided daily reporting to support overall operations for production users after project’s go-live scheduled date

·     Identified trends in financial performance to provide well-informed recommendations for process improvement

·     Assessed current operating systems and databases to develop and design enhanced financial tools for the department

 

2015

FANNIE MAE, Washington, DC

Financial Analyst – Securities Accounting

Provided support as Financial Analyst during new system implementation go-live encompassing entire business silo. Contributed to Commitment, Settlements & Fair Value Team as part of Securities Accounting Division responsible for validating all securities transactions conducted by Fannie Mae. Tasked with driving effort to correct defective security commitment analysis report. Identified deficiencies by utilizing analysis, subject matter knowledge, BOBJ, and SimCorp Dimension. Discovered incorrectly sourced and calculated source prices while working with reporting team to explain and resolve issue.

KEY CONTRIBUTIONS:
 

·     Streamlined monthly analytic slides and validation reports to facilitate management review using BOBJ ad hoc tools

·     Provided mark-to-market gain/loss analytics on the security and whole loan commitment derivative population

·     Performed control reconciling open trades between accounting system and middle office using SimCorp Dimension

·     Prepared ASC 820 Recurring Changes in Fair Value 10-Q/K disclosure

 

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

2014

FANNIE MAE, Washington, DC

Securitization Intern

 

2013

EL QUINDE SHOPPING PLAZA, Lima Peru

Analyst Intern

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BS) IN FINANCE

Banking & Private Wealth Management Fellows Program

 

CERTIFICATIONS

 

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program – Level II Candidate

 

LANGUAGES

 

·     ENGLISH – fluent

·     SPANISH – native

·     FRENCH – proficient

·     GERMAN – proficient

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

·     MS Office Suite (Excel: Advanced)

·     BOBJ

·     Toad for Oracle

·     Aginity for Netezza

·     SQL

·     SimCorp Dimension

·     VB

·     VBA

·     SAS

·     SAS Enterprise Guide

·     Tableau

 

 

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