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CV, Experienced Performance Analyst seeking position in Zurich

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14832

List top 5 skills: cost analyst, finance, performance analyst, process improvement, time management
Short Bio:

A highly motivated Accountant / Performance Analyst, with 20 years International experience within various Blue Chip Organisations: Oil/Gas, Insurance, Banking and Freight Forwarding. I have also completed an SAP FI/CO configuration course to expand my skillset and knowledge of SAP systems. A team player who works well with people from all departments. Speak English, Italian & a little German. Strengths include planning & time management skills, process improvements for efficient workflow.

Current location: 

Zurich, Switzerland - View on map

Nationality: 

Italian/ Australian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, accounting and finance, Banking Insurance and Financial Services

Spoken languages: 

english, italian

Locations I am interested in working:

switzerland

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Australia, United Kingdom



Education & Training

2013 A1 Studio German Classes – Horgen

2012 SAP FI/CO (Financial Configuration) Course – SAP Headquaters, London

2005- 2010 Finance & Management Training Courses – BP Sunbury, UK

2003- 2004 CPA Day Course, Practical Financial Analysis – BP Melbourne, Australia
Project Management Course – Melbourne, Australia

1995- 1999 Systems & Business Objects Training Courses – BP Melbourne, Australia

1987- 1990 Tertiary Education: Bachelor of Business (Accounting) Degree at Phillip Institute of
Technology (Now RMIT), Melbourne, Australia

Other Skills

LANGUAGES: English: (Mother tongue) Italian: (fluent)

COMPUTER: Word, Excel, Business Objects, SAP & other BP Inhouse systems

Career Experience

Jan 2013 – Present HAUS FRAU & PRIVATE FINANCE MANAGER

 Prepare, Manage & Analyse my husband’s Self Employment Finances, Taxes & Travel Expenses for Swiss Taxes.
 After School home teaching to my children

July 2010 – Dec 2012
FAMILY TIME: Maternity Leave & Moving from UK to Switzerland

May 2005 – Jul 2010
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION & PERFORMANCE ANALYST: SHIPPING /FINANCE DEPT
BP PETROLEUM PLC – SUNBURY UPON THAMES, UK

 Reconciled & cleaned over 10 years of outstanding Shipping construction & malfunction issues related to BP Fleet’s (Vessels) Guarantees.
 Reconciled & amended 12 years of outstanding shipping insurance discrepancies, with worksheets & Balance Sheet Integrity reports for Audit purposes
 Produced & improved monthly Variance Analysis of Shipping costs, reporting results to Superintendents, Ship Owners & Management Cost.
 Implemented procedures for accurate manangement of the accounts for Sarbanes & Oxley, Due Diligence & Balance Sheet Integrity purposes.

PAYROLL COST ANALYST : ANGOLA EXPLORATION DEPT

 SAP Reports for producing Payroll Cost Analysis & Performance Reporting of the Angola Exploration cost centres.
 Produced detailed Time Writing analysis of Engineering personnel’s costs allocated to various exploration projects in the Angola regions.
 Generated more efficient financial management reports for both Shipping & Exporation Divisions.

Oct 2004 – Jan 2005
CREDIT CONTROLLER & RISK ANALYST
KUEHNE-NAGEL (IBRAKOM) DUBAI, UAE

 Created & Controlled Debtor Aging Reports & Graphs on weekly basis, together with Cotton Stock & Insurance Reports for Management, the Cargo Department, the Middle Eastern & Russian States.
 Liaised & Networked with Management & Branch offices regarding Debt Collection, Problem Customers, Credit Limit Expirations & Reviews.
 Collected old & outstanding debt in a 3 month period by networking with staff in foreign offices, utilising written communication to achieve this.

Mar 2004 – Oct 2004
PENDING UAE WORK PERMITS

Followed my husband from Australia to Dubai where he was working.

Mar 2003 – Mar 2004
LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) CONTROL ACCOUNTANT BP SUPPLY & TRADING DEPARTMENT, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

 Managed Gas Supplies for Commercial, Retail & Exports aspects to/from BP Refineries to/from competitors‘ Refineries in Australia.
 Invoiced Competitors & Reconciled invoices received before making payments.
 Produced Profitability Reports, Customer & Product Analysis, Exports & Fixed Cost Summaries together with Refinery Summaries of monthly supply trade.
 Networked closely with various Refineries, IT Teams, Gas Transportation Companies, Distribution & Retail Sites & Finance Departments to ensure issues resolved quickly.
 Project – Worked with another Accountant to reconcile and re do the 2003 Replacement Cost Operating Profit (RCOP) Reports for Management, with detailed audit trail & processes.

Jun 2002 – Feb 2003
ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT – Haven Europe / Bourne Leisure – Hemel Hempstead, UK

Oct 2001 – Feb 2002
INVESTMENT ADMINISTRATOR – National Australia Bank (NAB) – Melbourne, Australia

Mar 1995 – Aug 2001
BP PETROLEUM PLC: MELBOURNE (AUST) , HOUSTON (USA), HEMEL HEMPSTEAD (UK)

BUSINESS ANALYST E-COMMERCE – Air BP, Hemel Hempstead,
UK BUSINESS ANALYST & SYSTEMS TRAINER – Air BP, Hemel Hempstead,
UK SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTER & TRAINER (3 month Assignment) – Air BP, Houston,
USA CUSTOMER SERVICES & MARKET SUPPORT OFFICER – Air BP, Melbourne, Australia
ACCOUNT OFFICER CARD SALES – BP Oil, Melbourne, Australia CREDIT RISK ASSESSMENT OFFICER – BP Oil, Melbourne, Australia