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Soraya Coscione

Finance Business Partner

Summary

Highly motivated finance professional with strong experience in financial planning, analysis and reporting.

Skills

MS Office Advanced

Experience

Finance Business Partner

09-2015 - NowAccounting / Management controlResponsible for developing tools for efficient budgeting and forecasting process, and provide financial insights for key decision makers Business Partnering with commercial area by providing support with reports and analysis, translating financial data and assist decision making process for new product developments Develop efficient tools that allow brand profitability analysis, brand and pack portfolio mix optimization and scenario tests for top line variables Responsible for weekly profitability tracking, monthly margin analysis and quarterly reports to the headquarters Provide in-house training for financial concepts and tools such as excel and Qlikview

Budget and Cost Controller Officer

07-2014 - 09-2015 Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineeringResponsible for the coordination of the preparation of budget, forecast and actual for no-profit activities Monitor budget allocation and expenditures in order to ensure that allocations are accurate and expenses are within the budget limits Approve/Reject Call-offs and PR's in Sap as per the budget limits Assist the budgeting, forecasting and reporting of structural costs Assist monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reporting to the headquarters and perform CAPEX variance analysis Assist the preparation of financial statements and reporting to the headquarters Ensure and assist compliance with Sox & SOA procedures

Corporate Finance Trainee

06-2012 - 07-2013 Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineeringAssist the financial feasibility study for the development of the rail corridor in the northern part of Mozambique Assist the control of the company’s financial structure, ensuring that offshore investments and inter-company loans are correctly being registered by the Central Bank Assist the team in the preparation of important treasury reports such as cash-flow statements and cash-flow forecasts Assist the department in general administrative duties Responsible for collecting data related to sales and preparing sales reports

Financial Analyst

12-2008 - 03-2010 SalesAnalyzed trends in revenues and expenses, and prepared financial reports and reported to major stakeholders Supervised a team of 3 sales representatives, facilitated the credit collection process and reduced the average aging of accounts receivable from 60 days to 30 days Solely responsible for managing 400 B2B customers with credit lines up to $200,000, improved customer satisfaction and retention rate up to 5% in less than 6 months Reviewed bank reconciliations, managed loans payment schedules and responsible to keep a good relationship between the company and the banks Reconciled international suppliers payments against statements with values up to $100,000 resulting in an improved relationship between the company and suppliers Prepared monthly foreign exchange analysis, financial forecasts and quarterly budgets

Education & training

Eni Corporate University

2013 - 2014 Metropolitan City of Milan, Metropolitan City of MilanProject / Product management

Brandeis University

2010 - 2012 Waltham, Middlesex CountyAccounting / Management control, Project / Product management

My qualities

Persevering
Curious
Flexible
Team player

Languages spoken

  • English

    Native language

  • Portuguese

    Native language

  • Italian

    Intermediate

  • French

    Basic

My dreams

One day

Travel the world