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Last Updated: 2019-01-22
Phone #: 1233211234
Address: ----
San Antonio, TX 78259

Results-driven, detail-oriented, and highly dedicated professional, equipped with exceptional management skills and experience in financial operations, portfolio management, and information technology. Adept at directing and overseeing operations, leading and supervising teams, as well as developing and implementing strategic initiatives to achieve goals, optimize process, and improve efficiency and productivity. Effective at establishing rapport with clients, and all levels of individuals; coupled with the ability to manage and accomplish multiple and complex responsibilities. Multilingual in English, Russian, and Romanian.

Core Competencies
Budget Management | Business Planning | Process Improvement| Vendor Management | Balanced Scorecard Reporting |
Workforce Planning | Root Cause Analysis | Training and Development |Problem Resolution and Decision Making


Confidential, San Antonio, TX
Director, Information Technology | Controller Business Management 2015–Present
* Accountable for planning and administration of capital and expense budgeting and forecasting activities,
including workforce planning for the Controller, Internal Audit and Information Technology organization
* Conceptualize and maintain the three-year and annual financial & operational business planning frameworks, processes, and management reporting
* Responsible for financial analysis of budget, actuals and forecast to ensure the controller, CIO, and Internal Audit organizations are proactive in appropriate course corrections
* Develop high-profile communications materials for CIO for Board Meetings and various Senior Leadership meetings in relationship to financial reporting and operational metrics
* Relay quarterly business reviews to senior management and respective management teams to drive integrated accountability
* Manage monthly balanced scorecard processes and reporting to communicate financial and operational health of the organizations
* Direct operational performance and improvement management programs
* Create qualitative and quantitative measurement techniques to handle innovation effectiveness and oversee benefits realization
* Manage project controls function for information technology and corporate capital and expense projects to guarantee compliance with GAAP, internal accounting and IT policies
* Hold responsibility in defining and executing controller portfolio management framework and supporting processes, reporting portfolio, and project progress from conceptualization to completion
* Build an idea intake and idea management pipeline framework and processes that incorporate cross-functional and diverse thought leadership, model development, standard process, prioritization, and funding analysis

Senior Manager, Information Technology, Finance, and Business Management 2012–2015
* Oversaw IT program portfolio for financial soundness and performance metrics, including implementation of major IT programs and various cost-improvement initiatives
* Established continuous performance monitoring and reporting systems. Closely monitor operational success
measures, producing timely and accurate reports to track progress in delivering to the plans and strategies
* Identified and implemented IT governance strategy and processes related to financial, performance, and portfolio management
* Handled IT financial business processes and controls to guarantee adherence to corporate government policies and practices
* Facilitated business reviews and counseled IT management on costs reductions or improvement of business processes and controls
* Functioned as adviser to the IT management regarding budgetary and business performance issues
* Served as the main point of contact for IT vendors and internal groups including SCM
* Collaboratively worked with SCM leadership to develop service level and performance guidelines as well as processes to ensure traceability between contract and vendor performance
* Performed periodic vendor management reviews in collaboration with vendors and applicable internal stakeholders to ensure satisfaction

Senior Governance Specialist 2011–2012
* Conducted financial analysis on operations, performance management, asset management, and project portfolio management
* Made sure the effectiveness of technology investment and resolution of IT risk through strict initiative management and operations planning process
* Acted as main resource for key internal governance functions which included accounting, finance, financial controls, internal audit, procurement, and corporate analytics
* Oversaw the 18-month rolling portfolio processes and provided recommendation to the executive IT leadership
* Drove continuous improvement of the department’s performance management program
* Prepared monthly analysis and trending on IT services to customers
* Monitored project life cycle and vendor management support including invoice reconciliation
* Created annual operational and capital budgets
* Rendered support with project and portfolio selection through scoring and normalization process including cost, benefit, and risk assessment

Strategic Planning Analyst 2009–2011
* Held responsibility in monitoring and controlling cash flow, ensuring fiscal solvency and accountability
* Assumed full accountability in researching, analyzing, and consolidating fiscal data business information
* Administered and ensured on-time completion of functional scorecards by functions
* Handled budget and forecasting efficiency improvements through automation of data collection
* Organized the fiscal performance data into a readily usable executive-friendly format
* Communicated the creation of general and administrative (G&A) and operational budgets
* Conducted statistical analysis of cash flow and budgets
* Spearheaded the execution of SAP-based forecasting and budget solution

Project Data Analyst 2006–2009
* Provided support in the development and evaluation of cost, benefits, and risk assessments of project portfolio; as well as with multiple project-controlling activities
* Generated monthly financial reports for the departments as well as capital reports for projects
* Collaborated with project managers for the preparation of project approval documents and project forecast
* Managed all necessary journal entries to properly record and report costs
* Determined key reports for senior management


Bachelor of Business Administration, Minor in Liberal Studies, 2003
Moldova State University, Chishinau, Moldova


Evanta Professional Development – Leadership
Change Management
Lean Sigma – Green Belt Certification


Various Awards for contribution in Various Acquisitions and Major Transformation Projects


St. P J's Children's Home | Various Animal Rescues


SAP ECC | SAP BW/BI | SAP BPC| Windows 9x | Windows 2000 | Mac OS
Microsoft Office Suite | ServiceNow | PowerBI | Apptio

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