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Summary

 Over 8+ years of IT experience in design, development, testing and implementation of various stand-alone and client-server architecture based enterprise application software using various technologies, analyzing complex business requirements & mapping them to system specifications.

  • Experience in IT industry with proficiency in Analysis, Design & Development Testing of Enterprise Applications and Database Development using, Python, Django, Flask and SQL projects.
  • Hands on experience in data processing automation using python.
  • Good Knowledge Objected Oriented Concepts, Data Structures and Design patterns.
  • Web development using Python, Django.
  • Experience in Implementing AWS solutions using EC2, S3, RDS, EBS, Elastic Load Balancer, Auto-scaling groups.
  • Good hands on experience in data warehouse developer/ database engineer for high-volume data processing.
  • Experienced in implementing Model View Control (MVC) architecture using server-side applications like Django and Flask for developing web applications.
  • Experience of using Python modules like NumPy, Matplotlib, Pickle, Pandas, SciPy, wxPython, PyTables, PyQt, etc., for generating complex graphical data, creation of histograms, etc.
  • Experienced in Agile Methodologies and SCRUM process including Sprint planning, backlog grooming, Daily Standups.
  • Worked on various Operating Systems like Linux, Windows, and Mac OS.
  • Good experience in Shell Scripting, UNIX commands.

 

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Experience
Solution Architect/Data Analyst, 04/2018 12/2018 American Billing Stockton, CA

Description: The project was to design, develop, migrate and maintain the back End Applications. This application was an internal application of the company. This was used to provide User Interface to the Accounts department to help to reconcile the transactions originating from the processors daily CSV extract.

  • Responsible to work with business stakeholders for gathering project requirements and data source validation for reporting and analyzing purposes.
  • Involved in extracting huge amounts of unstructured data from various sources and in data preprocessing.
  • Performed data analysis using SQL, Advanced Excel, Python to answer business questions and presented results to technical and non-technical audience.
  • Used Pandas to put the data as time series and tabular format for east timestamp data manipulation and retrieval.
  • Designed and developed data management system using PostgreSQL.
  • Created Python and Bash tools to increase efficiency of call center application system and operations.
  • Designed AWS accounts and limited the user privileges
  • Creating NAT and Proxy instances in AWS and manage route tables, EIP's and NACLs. Configuring of Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with networking of subnets containing servers.
  • Used Amazon Elastic Beanstalk with Amazon EC2 to deploy project into AWS and good experience with AWS storage services (S3)
  • Creating monitors, alarms and notifications for EC2 hosts using CloudWatch.
  • Worked with database records ,finding errors and bad data patterns and validating the data using python libraries pandas, Numpy, matplotlib.
  • Built interactive dashboards using AWS QuickSight.
  • Implemented continuous integration using Jenkins and involved in the deployment of application with Ansible automation engine.
  • Fully participate in a scrum-based, agile development team.
  • Involved in writing Ansible Playbooks for configuring the Application/Database servers and also to automate the Continuous Delivery process by bootstrapping the nodes with Host servers.
  • Hands on experience on scripting language like Bash and Python for automation and configuration management.
  • Version control using GitHub.
  • Architected & implemented highly available environment for Splunk in AWS.
  • Developing customized apps, dashboards, reports & alerts in Splunk.
  • Worked on AWS BeanStalk, AWS CloudFormation and AWS CodePipeline.
  • Worked on setting up SQS, SNS, SWF, SES, Kinesis, lamdba functions, API Gateways, RedShift, Aurora, RDS, Data-encryption, KMS, ElastiCache, DR Setup - Multi site DR, Pilot light, Warm standby.
  • Designed CICD pipeline: Git, Jenkins, Maven, Ansible
  • Worked with the Docker containers to package applications with all of its dependencies into standardized unit for Software Development.
  • Managed hosted Zone and domain name service using Route 53.
  • Configured Jenkins for doing the build in all the non-production and production environments .
  • Created data warehouse for customer data using AWS S3, AWS Athena, AWS Glue and AWS EMR
Python Developer, 05/2015 10/2017 American Billing Co Stockton, CA

 

Description:  Medical claims review is the process used to assure that provider billings are accurate, reasonable and appropriate for services that have actually been provided. The process involves a healthcare provider submitting, and following up on, claims with health insurance companies in order to receive payment for services rendered; such as treatments and investigations.

  • Designed and developed data management system using PostGresSQL.
  • Used Django Database API's to access database objects.  
  • Developed in Windows and deployed in Linux server.
  • Experience with working on Linux server and Created scripts for data modeling and data import and export.
  • Developed backend modules using Python on Django Web Framework. 
  • Responsible for debugging and troubleshooting the web application.  Involved in entire lifecycle of the project including Design, Development, and Deployment, Testing and Implementation and support.
  • Creating  stored procedures to implement new requirements using Python. 
  • Involved in writing SQL queries using python to filter the data and fetch data in order to generate reports. 
  • Worked in development of applications especially in LINUX environment and familiar with the commands. 
  • Performed efficient delivery of code based on principles of Test Driven Development (TDD) and continuous integration to keep in line with Agile Software Methodology principles. 
  • Loaded and transformed large sets of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data using Hadoop/Big Data concepts.

Environment: Python , Django ,  MySQL, Mongo DB, Linux, HTML, CSS, Jira,GIT, MSSQL SERVER, AWS.

Python Developer, 10/2011 01/2015 Harvin Enterprises Edwardsville, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Views and Templates with Django view controller and template language to create a user-friendly website interface 
  • Implemented user interface guidelines and standards throughout the development and maintenance of the website using the HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery. 
  • Created APIs, database Model and Views Utilization Python to build responsive web page application. 
  • Used python scripts to update content in the database and manipulate files. 
  • Redesigned existing task management systems using Python. 
  • Involved in frontend and backend modules using Python on Django Web Framework. 
  • Implemented and enhanced CRUD operations for the applications using the MVC (Model View Controller) architecture of Django framework and Python conducting code reviews. 
  • Efficient database management, optimization and caching. 
  • Created multipage web application forms and nested forms for user to customize the templates. 
  • Involved in design, implementation and modifying the Python code. 
  • Developed Restful API's using Flask. 
  • Database modeling and design. Involved in developing and implementation of the web application using Python/Django.
  • Used Git for the version control. 
  • Involved in Unit testing and Integration testing. 
  • Develop user friendly and sophisticated graphical representation of the catalogue of items that would be configured for a piece of equipment.
  • Worked on object oriented programming (OOP) concepts using Python, Django.  

Environment: Python 2.7, Django 1.4, HTML, CSS, JavaScript,  MySQL, JQuery, SQLite, SQL Server,  Virtualenv, pip, GIT, RESTful and Linux.

Financial Controller, 10/2002 10/2011 Corral Liquors Wood River, IL
  • Tracked all capital spending against approved capital requests.
  • Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.
  • Aligned all financial activity with the regulations of the GAAP.
  • Restructured and analyzed to improve budget reporting.
Data Analysis Consultant, 03/2000 10/2002 DataLode Inc. San Rafael, CA
  • Worked with Company's important client Hewlett Packard to create reporting database.
  • ETL implementation with Oracle PL/SQL and SQL including external tables, materialized views.
  • Involved in requirement gathering and performed ETL Process.
  • Created Dimension Tables and Fact Tables based on the warehouse design.
  • Wrote Triggers and Stored Procedures using PL/SQL for Incremental updates
  • Integrated various sources in to the Staging area in Data warehouse to Integrate and for Cleansing data.
  • Involved in building of the Data Warehouse which includes the Design of Data mart using Star Schema Created the Source and Target Definitions in Informatica Power Center Designer Created Reusable Transformations and Mapplets to use in Multiple Mappings 
  • Developed and updated documentation of processes and system.
ETL Developer/Web Developer, 02/1998 03/2000 FYI INC Brisbane, CA
  • Created Website for Hewlett Packard for Reporting database. 
  • Analyzed relationships of Flat Files and to extract the analyzed systems, met with end users and business units in order to define the requirements
  • Documented user requirements, translated requirements into system solutions and develop implementation plan and schedule.
  • Developed data Mappings between source systems and warehouse components.
  • Developed ETL procedures to ensure conformity, compliance with standards and lack of redundancy, translates business rules and functionality requirements into ETL procedures.
  • Developed and tested all the backend programs, Informatica mappings and update processes.
  • Created and Monitored Batches and Sessions using Informatica.
  • Responsible to tune ETL procedures and STAR Schemas to optimize load and query performance.
  • Extensively worked in the performance tuning of the programs, ETL Procedures and processes
  • Written documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes and corrections.Perform analysis and resolution of Help Desk Tickets and maintenance for assigned applications.
Education and Training
Wintec Software, Sunnyvale,CA Oracle Database and Web Programming
India Education Center, India Database and Cobol Programming
University of Delhi, India Bachelor in Accounting and Management
Certifications

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate


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Professional Summary
Ambitious Financial Manager determined to continually exceed expectations. Willing to take on added responsibilities to achieve desired results.
Skills
  • MS Excel expert
  • QuickBooks
  • General accounting and GAAP compliance
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Acquisition due diligence
  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Self-motivated professional
Work History
01/2005 to 02/2015
Financial Controller Zeno Imaging Houston, TX
  • Modified a comprehensive financial reporting package to reflect growing organizational complexity.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting.
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on a short schedule with nearly 100% accuracy.
  • Computed taxes owed by applying prescribed rates, laws and regulations.
  • Created periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Suggested budgetary changes to increase company profits.
  • Supervised accounts receivables clerks, team of five.
  • Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures and profit and loss.
  • Prepared accurate financial statements at end of the quarter.
02/2015 to 01/2018
Financial Controller 3i International Houston, TX
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Reviewed collection reports to determine the status of collections and the amounts of outstanding balances.
  • Prepared accurate financial statements at end of the quarter.
Education
2004
BBA: Accounting
Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, TX
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Professional Summary
Successful, achievement-oriented Executive Assistant with over 20 years of progressive positions requiring knowledge and execution of a variety of administrative principles. Excited by new challenges and seeking a position where exceptional organizational skills can be put to good use.
Skills
  • Project coordination
  • Financial administration
  • Executive presentation development
  • Budgeting and finance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planner and coordinator
  • Team player
  • Talented multi-tasker
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Customer-oriented
  • Complex problem solving
  • QuickBooks proficient
  • Professional and mature
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet functions
Work History
Accounting & Human Resources Manager, 08/2015 to Current
RCI, Inc. Mentor, Ohio
  • All aspects of accounting
  • Human resources
  • Payroll



Bookkeeper/HR - Part time, 06/2001 to Current
Tradeshow Multimedia, Inc. Warrensville Hts., Ohio
  • Maintain A/P and  A/R
  • All Accounting functions
  • Payroll
  • Human resources
Accounting & Human Resources Manager, 04/2014 to 08/2015
DeVore Technologies Bedford, Ohio
  • Accounting - all aspects
  • Human resources
  • Payroll

Human Resources / Office Manager, 10/2010 to 08/2013
Exacta Drafting America, Inc. Cleveland, Ohio
  • Employee relations for 130+
  • Multiple states payroll preparation
  • Benefits, commission, auditing support
  • Accounts receivable/deposits
  • Sales tax reporting Texas
Financial Controller, 09/2008 to 10/2010
Suburban Car & Truck Repair Warrensville Hts., Ohio
  • A/P and A/R
  • All accounting functions
  • Office management functions
  • Payroll
  • Human resources
Office Manager, 11/2004 to 09/2008
Glatte, Inc. Mentor, Ohio
  • All aspects of accounting
  • Customer service
  • Sales
  • Human resources
  • Payroll
  • Commission tracking
Education
High School Diploma: Willoughby South High School - Willoughby, Ohio

Accounting/Secretarial Science: Lakeland Community College - Kirtland, Ohio
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Professional Summary
A skilled financial management executive with a strong business acumen and prowess in financial administration, delivering timely, reliable and accurate financial information, monthly forecasts, statutory compliance, budget controls and strategic plans to maintain high standards in accounting. An individual with unsurpassed integrity and work ethic to drive effective leadership and collaborative teamwork promoting best practices through offering cross-functional support and cooperation.  I have served in different capacities in the Finance department with over 10 years of experience. Commanded good leadership skills to drive performance across various African markets and well versed with GAAP and other accounting standards.  I am looking to leverage my knowledge and vast experience in professional accounting as a Head of Finance in a reputable organization.
Skills
  •  Strategic management
  • Commercial awareness
  • Stakeholder relations
  • Corporate integration
  • Global/ International operations
  • Capital expenditure analysis
  • Change management
  • Revenue analysis and Profit optimization
  • Financial Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Project planning

 

Education
Master of Science: Financial Management 2015
Heriot Watt University UK
Bachelor of Arts: Economics & Mathematics 1998
Kenyatta University Kenya
ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK): 2008
(Private Study)
Work History
Finance Manager Oct 2016 - Current
Haco Tiger Brands (EA) Ltd Nairobi, Kenya
Haco Tiger Brands is one of the region's leading FMCG manufacturers, supplying a wide range of products to the entire East African and COMESA Markets.
Key Responsibilities
  •  Develop, implement and oversee execution of the finance strategy that includes compliance with all statutory and regulatory standards and accounting policies including the group secretarial function.
  • Driven timely finalization of the board, group, strategic planning, internal and financial reporting.
  • Reduced CAPEX proposal rejections at a group board level increasing strategic investment.
  • Delivered the required improvements in working capital KPIs freeing cash for investments.
  • Improved rating on outsourced internal audit reviews on all aspects of the business.
  • Cultivated better liaison and alliances with tax authorities and increased tax claims approvals and disbursements.
  • Successfully leading a project to enhance the IT strategy including ERP training, upgrades, and utilization.
Commercial Finance Manager - Africa (Independent Contractor) May 2016 - Sep 2016
Verifone Mobile Money Limited Nairobi, Kenya

Verifone Mobile Money Limited is a global provider of mobile wallet integrated point of sale solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  •  Maintaining and managing the core financial and accounting activities and compliance across the African region
  •  Incorporating leadership, management reporting, planning, decision support, tax compliance, developing financial reports and business analysis across more than 12 markets in Africa as an independent contractor.
Commercial Finance Manager (Fixed Term Contract) Apr 2015 - Feb 2016
SC Johnson & Son East Africa Ltd Nairobi, Kenya

SC Johnson & Son East Africa Ltd is a subsidiary of SC Johnson & Son group of companies, a global manufacturer, and marketer of high-quality brand-name products for consumers throughout the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Consolidation, monitoring and maintenance of budgets and undertook continuous reviews as required.
  •  Financial analysis to reveal variances and inefficiencies and made proposals to the commercial team for improvement of results and best practices.
  • Analysis of products to determine margins for each put in recommendations for price and cost rationalization.
  • Aligned financial policies between global, group and local GAAP and developed reconciliations where necessary including regulatory compliance of Sarbanes Oxley audit requirements.
  • Improved internal controls mainly over cash handling, revenue, and personnel management to greatly improve our group internal audit rating.
Finance Manager Jan 2010 - Jan 2014
G4S Secure Solutions Uganda Ltd Kampala, Uganda

G4S Secure Solutions is a leading security service provider.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developed a highly productive finance organization with training, consultative support, development, and motivational performance management.
  • Implemented best accounting policies, processes, and procedures supported by a system of continuous improvement.
  • Directed implementation of business continuity plans.
  • Implemented accounting systems of fixed assets control and accounting to safeguard the company's assets.
  • Drove implementation of the ERP and continuously thought up improvements to functional specifications of the ERP, Payroll and other computer applications systems so as to derive more benefit.
  • Spearheaded a robust system of reporting, budgeting, quarterly forecasts and five-year strategic plans.
  • Innovatively designed models for forecasting cash flow, capital expenditure, financial statements and the Balance Sheet as a whole.
  • Maintained good relationships with the tax authorities in the region to mitigate any tax exposures and identify opportunities for tax savings.
  • Creatively designed systems of preparation for audits to vastly improve our performance in internal, external and tax audits.
  • Controlled Insurance, secretarial and regulations and being a Health and safety champion for various entities in the group.
Financial Controller Jan 2007 - Jan 2010
Industrial Promotion Services Ltd Nairobi, Kenya
 Industrial Promotion Services Ltd is the infrastructure and industrial development arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, created to provide venture capital, technical assistance, and management support to encourage and expand private enterprise in the developing world in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Key Responsibilities
  • Accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports
  •  Maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results
  •  Ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or international financial reporting standards (IFRS).
Group Financial Accountant Jan 2006 - Jan 2007
UCHUMI Supermarkets Ltd Nairobi, Kenya

UCHUMI is one of the oldest supermarket chains in Kenya

Key Responsibilities

  •  Managing all efforts and results of the finance division including financial budgets, controls, project planning, investment, accounting services and management of finance staff.
Country Accountant Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
Alliance Media Nairobi, Kenya

Alliance Media is the pan-African leader in outdoor and airport advertising.
Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall financial administration in accordance with the legal requirements, highest ethical standards and internationally recognized financial reporting practices (IFRS).
Senior Accountant Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
Equatorial Nut Processors LTD Maragua, Kenya
Equatorial Nut Processors is one of the leading edible nut concerns in East Africa

Key Responsibilities
  • Preparing and recording asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information and presentations.
  • Maintaining and balancing subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
Accountant cum Manager Jan 2000 - Jan 2004
InTouch Ltd Nairobi, Kenya
InTouch Ltd is an established telecommunications dealership distributor for a leading mobile network provider
 
Key Responsibilities
  •  Managing QuickBooks, reviewing invoices
  •  Paying vendors for delivered materials
  •  Inventory support
  •  Clerical/ administrative support
  •  Purchasing materials and equipment