Hi ODesk Employers!
My name is Mike Kazanjy and I am a Financial Analyst with 7 years of experience in Business and Asset Valuation, Asset Management, Financial Modeling, Forecasting Planning and Analysis, Public Sector Consulting, Web Company Finance, Market Research
Hi ODesk Employers!
My name is Mike Kazanjy and I am a Financial Analyst with 7 years of experience in Business and Asset Valuation, Asset Management, Financial Modeling, Forecasting Planning and Analysis, Public Sector Consulting, Web Company Finance, Market Research and Policy Analysis and a whole host of other things. I am an Excel wizard, have tons of experience with pulling data from various databases and financial systems, cleaning, consolidating and analyzing said data and making sense of it.
I am going to attach the relevant parts of my paper resume below, so please get in touch if you might have any matches in needs for my expertise.
6/13 - 11/13
Autodesk, Inc. Premier CAD software company, producing over 150 software-service package products (ADSK)
Senior Financial Analyst - Sales Finance HQ (Contract): Lead forecast consolidation analyst, month and quarter-end Sales Finance support, FP&A support.
May, 2010 - October, 2012
Hotwire Group, Inc.
Online Travel Agency specializing in discounted inventory, wholly owned subsidiary of Expedia Inc. (EXPE)
Senior Financial Analyst: Hotwire Group (HWG) P&L analysis, revenue and expense forecasting, supply and demand forecasting and analysis, customer care (call-center) expense forecasting and analysis, statistical & historical trending analysis, accounting reconciliation, traffic and funnel analysis, and ad hoc financial data analysis for all HWG teams.
First year: Revamped HWG business reporting to reflect product enhancements and new revenue streams. Built new forecasting model to reflect all revenue streams, new products, and relationships with Expedia Inc. sister companies. Full forecasting responsibilities for CarRentals.com, maintaining forecast accuracy within 3% by month. Developed indirect cost analysis for shared resources within HWG business groups. Developed and executed pricing analysis for new Hotwire media products and Expedia Inc. traffic-sharing programs.
Second Year: Took on additional forecasting, analysis and reporting duties for Expedia Global Car product, including over 30 points of sale, domestic and international. Redesigned Expedia Inc. Car forecasting models for revised supplier contracts, including the dissolution of existing contracts for recently acquired businesses for EXPE. Led development of automated supplier revenue reporting, contracted incentive program and risk-mitigation models for CarRentals.com, Hotwire.com and Expedia.com. Developed models for scenario analysis during ABG, DTAG contract negotiations.
January 2008 - May 2010
Financial consulting firm specializing in municipal financial plans, capital improvement programs and debt finance structuring, particularly for Water Agencies and Special Community Service Districts
Senior Analyst: Third employee of 5 head start-up office in San Francisco with support of 20 person office in Redmond, WA. I successfully marketed, executed and presented comprehensive financial plans for small and large clients, primarily municipal agencies, while aiding in marketing efforts, including proposal-writing, prospective interviews, attending and presenting at conferences. Collected, cleaned and analyzed engineering, operational, financial, and customer data, from numerous variations of client data sources. I developed technical memorandums, project reports, presentations and financial modeling products for numerous municipal clients, large and small.
May 2007 - August 2007
Tiburon Research Group
Equity Research Internship: Consolidated and analyzed daily, weekly and monthly sales and earnings reports for consumer goods, food and beverage publicly traded companies.
August 2006 - May 2007
Innovative Mobility Research
Research Associate: Collected, Analyzed and Reported on data in the transportation field.
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Major/Minor GPA: 3.8/4.0 Overall GPA: 3.4/4.0
Technology: Excel, all functions, WhatIf, Pivots and macro-based automation; Office Suite, Oracle Financials, SAP, BPC, Business Objects, Hyperion/Essbase, Quickbooks, ForecastPRO, Microstrategy, Access, MySQL, SPSS and STATA. With the various brand administrative websites at Expedia and the data sources I experienced with FCS - I think of myself as an expert in learning to use new data tools quickly and effectively.
Analytical: Business Valuation, Asset Allocation and Management, Indirect Cost Analysis, Microeconomic analysis, Econometrics, Policy Analysis, Regression Data interpretation,