Finance Associate Resume Sample

Updated on: January 3, 2016

Connecting what skills you have to what qualifications the prospective employer needs is the basic purpose of a finance associate resume. Through a resume, one attempts to convince a prospective employer that you are worth an interview. First impressions matter. What exactly is it that your resume says about you? Ideally, it should state your qualifications, accomplishments and skills in a way that connects you to the needs of the employer.

By first assessing your abilities and experiences, you can actually create a resume that sings praise for you – loud and clear! The end result should be something like the sample given below:

 

Finance Associate Resume Example

 

Leon Pena

525 34th Street ● Ashland ● KY 41110 ● (000) 425-4544 ● leonpena @ email . com


FINANCE ASSOCIATE

Financial Reporting / Taxation / Cash and Expense Management / Finance Operations

SUMMARY: Highly-motivated Finance Associate with 6+ years’ successful experience in analyzing integral business decisions and implementing procedures to improve on various financial and business processes. Track record of preparing departmental budgets by relying on programmatic expertise to independently develop and oversee accounts. Competent at reviewing and producing financial data by research and data analysis and preparing complex financial reports by manipulating complex data query tools. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain accounting record keeping systems and procedure for tracking remedial measures.

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Budget Administration • Payment Processing • Remedial Measures
• Payroll Handling • Financial Strategies • Reconciliation
• Expense Reimbursements • Investment Transactions • Negotiation
• Regulations Compliance • Spreadsheets Maintenance • Discrepancies Handling

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Saved the company $25,000 in lost money by balancing a financial reporting following a three-day reconciliation process
• Reorganized the payroll management procedure by putting in place more defined timesheet procedures
• Introduced an invoice matching system which decreased reconciliation time by 50%
• Trained new recruits for the finance department by developing and implementing training programs to assist them with their induction

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Finance Associate | PEPSICO, Ashland, KY (5/2012 to Present)

• Analyze financial services and solutions to ensure that all financial targets are met
• Assist clients in managing their finances by developing and implementing financial strategies for them
• Keep in constant contact with clients to analyze their dynamic requirements and customize financial strategies accordingly
• Prepare and manage invoices and assist in preparing periodic financial reports
• Gather and synthesize financial and operating information about the company and create and update financial models
• Draft presentations for debt providers and coordinate follow up procedures
• Monitor and reconcile intercompany payments and maintain client billing information
• Analyze corporate expense accounts and create and implement strategies to minimize overhead costs

Financial Aide | ALCOA, Ashland, KY (3/2008 to 5/2012)

• Collected and verified bills and invoices and entered information in the company’s database
• Assisted in handling accounts payable and receivable tasks by providing logistical support to the finance department
• Monitored corporate expense accounts and assisted in increasing operational efficiency of the finance team
• Follow up on delinquent accounts to ensure that payments are made before the end of the financial year
• Assisted in the periodic closing procedures by ensuring integrity and accuracy of financial data

EDUCATION
KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY, Ashland, KY – 2007
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
Major: Finance