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OBJECTIVE A multifaceted, detail oriented financial professional with proven ability to pr ovide leadership. EDUCATION M.B.A.

, FINANCE, Minor: ACCOUNTING - Dec. 2010 Fairfield University, FAIRFIELD GPA: 3.4 Bachelor of Science, Finance/ Accounting, Minor: 2005 - May 2005 Sacred Heart University, FAIRFIELD GPA: 3.2 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Project Management - Apr. 2010 - Present Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, STRATFORD Currently engaged in a project at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to develop, anal yze, and monitor performance metrics; and implement solutions for continuous imp rovement. Project Mgr./Jr. Accountant - Nov. 2006 - Present PJ Contracting, LLC Increased productivity of field work force by 43% and reduced costs by 20% throu gh improvements in efficiency. ? Implemented a time keeping labor cost system us ed to maintain construction performance and schedule within budget. ? Directed a nd coordinated activities of project through delegated subordinates. ? Developed a model to predict the usage of funds. Treasury Specialist - Feb. 2008 - Oct. 2008 Hitachi Capital America Improved negotiating leverage to receive optimal LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) and pursue the optimal bid/ask spread to minimize required commission pay ments.? Charged with executing various accounting controls and leading cash mana gement of $50 million in capital for an independent leasing and financial servic es company. ? Prepared daily funding calculation, scrutinized fund expenses and bank fees, and initiated ACH and wire transfers.? Monitored seven domestic and i nternational bank accounts to minimize transaction fees and ensure proper author izations.? Formulated inherent risk of investment vehicles to re-invest daily ca pital into sweep accounts; anticipated capital liquidity needs the day prior; fo rmulated a prospective bid and communicated intent to trader. Financial Analyst - Jan. 2006 - Apr. 2006 bio-technology corporation Increased year-over-year sales by an average of 15%; cultivated profitable clien t relationships to maximize service satisfaction and generate referral and repea t business.? Contracted to create an audit trail for daily cash management activ ities and oversee accounts payable and wire transfers for more than $1 million. Prepared month-end reconciliations, journal entries, and general ledger account analysis, serving as the primary point of contact to resolve issues generated in the audit process.? Demonstrated capacity to work and communicate effectively w ith auditors and maintain open lines of communication to test financial controls for SOX compliance. Contracted to create an audit trail for daily cash management activities and ove rsee accounts payable and wire transfers for more than $1 million. Prepared mont h-end reconciliations, journal entries, and general ledger account analysis, ser ving as the primary point of contact to resolve issues generated in the audit pr ocess.? Demonstrated capacity to work and communicate effectively with auditors and maintain open lines of communication to test financial controls for SOX comp liance.

Financial Assistant - May 2005 - Feb. 2006 Playtex Products, Inc Applied strong interpersonal and communication capabilities in working with a wi de range of partners to gain insight, avoid potential problems, and facilitate t he timely completion of reporting engagements? Charged with contributing to the analysis of financial information, preparation of financial reports and annual b udgets, forecasting / long-range planning, and enforcement of internal controls for multiple product lines. Identified and communicated solutions to complex, ti me-critical, and recurring business issues to improve accounting functions. Mana ged a $24 million budget and supported a 60-person sales force.? Assisted with a ll month-end closing duties, working with other accountants to prepare clear, co hesive financial reports that identified opportunities for cost savings througho ut the company. SUMMARY LANGUAGES? Conversational Spanish and Portuguese.