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Sample Resume for a Financial Analyst


September 11, 2009

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PEYTON A. GARRETT 5127 “Q” Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15122 H: 412.555.1595


Detail-oriented Senior Financial Analyst with background leveraging CPA credentials and hands-

on experience in quantitative / statistical analysis, budgeting, accounting, and forecasting. Provide robust modeling and reporting to facilitate executive-level decision making. Strong analytical skills; support business operations through analysis of key performance indicators and trends. Consensus-driven communicator; liaise across various business units and promote organizational success. Rapidly adapt to new technologies and possess expertise with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and broad range of statistical software. History of excellence in…
− Financial Modeling − GAAP / IFRS Compliance − Risk / Quantitative Analysis − Reporting Processes − Joint Ventures and Partnerships − Capital Expenditures (CAPEX) − Financial Statement Preparation − Multi-industry / Sector Expertise − Due Diligence / Mergers − Trend Forecasting − Statistical Software Tools − Executive Presentations


SILAS INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 6/2005−Present Senior Financial Analyst Review financial statements and analyze sales revenues, costs, expenses, and tax rates for all business units of leading process automation company. Develop detailed spreadsheets to identify trends and develop forecasts. Consolidate and analyze monthly results and budgets. Create and deliver presentations, providing recommendations on short- and long-range ROI. Spearheaded due diligence for $5.2-billion joint venture, identifying key risk factors and forecasting investment viability. Established new forecasting tracking and management reporting system to improve availability and accuracy of financial data, triggering 15% increase in accuracy. MORGAN & DOAKES, INC, Oakmont, Pennsylvania 8/2000−6/2005 Financial Analyst Conducted quantitative analysis of financial data to forecast revenue, identify future trends, and assess risk associated with capital expenditures, acquisitions, and joint-venture projects for large real estate investment firm. Compiled and reviewed complex data to assess multimillion-dollar accounts and business units. Developed comprehensive reports, abstracts, and charts to present data and guide investment strategies. Performed ad-hoc analysis and reporting. Integral in ensuring due diligence involving $12-million acquisition. Improved operational efficiency of finance systems by 9% through implementation of streamlined data-management procedures. Contributed to 12% growth trend by developing strategic recommendations for management regarding long-range planning. continued… PEYTON A. GARRETT