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STELLA NTAHO

Chambersburg, PA 17201 717.496.5307 sable12592@yahoo.com www.linkedin.com/in/stellantaho/ FINANCIAL MANAGER Experienced financial and management professional with broad-based experience in lending, financial statement spreads and analysis, risk management, and underwriting, as well as, compliance and cost comparison in high profile large scale business environments. Ensure productivity and profitability through utilization of financial accountability technologies. Project manager with ability to successfully oversee multiple initiatives simultaneously. Analytical, with the ability to make sound business decisions. Dynamic team leader versed in training, motivation and increasing employee engagement to drive operational objectives. Audits Financial Analysis Internal Controls Reporting Consulting Profit and Loss Project Management Process Improvement Training / Development PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE GLAXOSMITHKLINE, Wavre, Belgium 8/2011 3/2013 British multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company Business Analyst Manager and Metrics and Performance analyst Delivered active clinical finance expertise in portfolio review activities including coordinating, consolidating and validating costs such as fees, resources and clinical testing. Provided long term cost estimation for each scenario within Clinical Development Plan and identified options for consideration. Ensured accurate tracking and management of Global Vaccines Development (GVD) budget, within agreed envelope, partnering with Finance, Clinical Project Managers (CPMs) and other relevant teams. Tracked/monitored actuals providing variance reports against forecast at overall GVD level. Paired with CPMs estimating and managing clinical budgets. Bolstered regular reporting activities including Business update, GVD Dashboard and Country performance. Performed trend analysis and provided expertise on root causes. Completed necessary testing and remediation on reports, defined and updated system tables, suggested improvements to data quality (SAP vs Etrack), and provided follow-up implementation. Achievements: Obtained PRINCE2 (Project Management) Certification and Lean Management Certification. Facilitated $25k savings by implementing Lean Documentation and Certification classes for 8 consultants. NORTHGATEARINSO, Brussels, Belgium 1/2008 8/2011 Global Human Resources services provider Senior Financial Reporting Analyst Charged with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) management including monthly, quarterly, and yearly management reporting in TM1 of approximately 30 reporting entities in EMEA region. Performed actual vs. budget variance analysis and identified risks or opportunities associated with reported financial data. Coordinated operational forecasts across company and subsidiary operations. Addressed inquiries and requests from internal and external customers and delivered detailed analytical support on sales trends, expense drivers, and key variances to budget/forecast. Achievements: Fulfilled EMEA controller functions for six months until vacated position was filled. Senior Financial Reporting Analyst 1/2009 1/2010 Participated in monthly Profit and Loss reviews, consulted with stakeholders, and reviewed project proposals. Drove net income optimization through sales, margin, and expense analysis. Formulated and defined technical approach of closing in conjunction with other senior IT (SAP) resources ensuring smooth closing. Delivered comprehensive training to new hires regarding updated policies and procedures.

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Achievements: Drove improvements over data submissions by creating scorecard relating to deadlines, data quality, and achievements. Decreased days to close from 5 to 3 through key contributions to SAP implementation team on project mapping SAP accounts to management reporting accounts ensuring improved analysis. Senior Financial Reporting Analyst 1/2008 1/2009 Planned, prepared and reviewed periodic financial statements on consolidated basis for monthly/quarterly/annual reporting meeting standards for accuracy and timelines required by parent company. Liaised with team members across enterprise levels coordinating and reviewing reporting process. Paired with finance team driving improvement in efficiency and effectiveness reporting in TM1 analyzing actual costs vs budget and year-over-year costs, as well as, preparing variance explanations. Achievements: Decreased monthly closing days 50%, from 10 to 5, through key participation in financial reporting. Acknowledged by senior management for stellar performance. ASAHI GLASS CORPORATION (AGC) EUEOPE, Brussels, Belgium 7/2006 - 1/2008 Produces, processes and creates flat glass for construction, automotive industry, and solar applications. Senior Consolidation Coordinator Handled monthly and quarterly statutory reporting in Cognos for AGC Automotive Europe and AGC Flat Glass Europe for 100 entities in EMEA region. Collected, reworked and analyzed results of subsidiaries, performed actual vs prior year variance analysis, and followed-up adjustments bookings to various consolidations levels. Provided ongoing technical support and implemented operating procedures and reporting instructions. Achievements: Deliver comprehensive analysis identifying risk areas on balance sheet and collaborating with financial reporting associates and business contacts in creation of supporting schedules and further analysis related to potential issues. AMERICAN STANDARD EUROPE, Brussels, Belgium 12/2002 - 7/2006 Global manufacturer of plumbing, heating, ventilating, HVAC systems and services, bath and kitchen products and vehicle control systems. Senior Consolidation Reporting Analyst Researched, analyzed and reconciled month-end financial and metric reporting and related database (Hyperion Enterprise) processes. Designed and developed Excel and Excel-based Hyperion solutions bolstering month-end reporting. Created and launched manual and systemic processes ensuring data integrity and controlled execution of financial and metric reporting processes. Performed variance analysis and resolved discrepancies through appropriate system corrections accurately reflecting business position. Achievements: Delivered effective production throughout manpower reduction due to restructuring measures. Senior Consolidation Reporting Analyst 12/2003 12/004 Managed coordination of accounting/finance teams for foreign subsidiaries throughout monthly close process. Reviewed and approved journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations, ensured accuracy on consolidated financial statements, US GAAP compliance and adherence to corporate policies. Participated in Sarbanes Oxley certification regarding consolidation processes, documentation, and SOX compliance assurance. Delivered problem resolution for $4M reconciliation issue in Equity.

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Achievements: Slashed number of re-works and errors while driving accuracy of submissions by creating functional user manual for entry level end users on efficient operation of Hyperion relating to company reporting rules and policy updates. Ensured SOX compliance through delivery of documentation of monthly closing process and implementation of sign off closing binder facilitating organized closings. Senior Consolidation Reporting Analyst 12/2002 12/003 Verified incoming financial statements and ensured timely and accurate reporting of consolidated figures to parent company. Monitored monthly inter-company reconciliation, maintained consolidation journal entries, and assisted countries with requests and corrections on reported figures. Prepared specification files for auditors, as well as, analyzing balance sheet and profit and loss tracking. Achievements: Ensured compliance with parent company policies and procedures, reduced labor hours, and improved accuracy of analysis by standardizing chart of accounts. Significantly reduced errors while increasing data quality through creation of check files, check lists and templates for Hyperion users. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS Senior Auditor Auditor Assistant Level II Auditor Assistant Level I EDUCATION Commercial Engineer Master Degree Management Science Catholic University of Louvain-la Neuve Louvain-la Neuve, Belgium PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS / AFFILIATIONS QRP International (Management methods international) CIMCIL TECHNICAL SKILLS MS Office Suite including advanced Excel skills ERP Hyperion Enterprise, Cognos, TM1, Access, SAP/R3, Business Object SPECIAL SKILLS Foreign Language: French Fluent

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