Senior Financial Analyst in Austin TX Resume John Walker

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					                                              JOHN D. WALKER
                  Pflugerville, TX 78660 ▪ Home 512.251.7478 Cell: 512.592.1989 ▪ jwalk06@gmail.com
                                        SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
                                                EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Versatile and accomplished financial analyst with specialized skills in accurately evaluating and codifying financial
statements and strategically acquiring precision data for senior decision makers. Demonstrated excellence in
meticulously analyzing, reporting, and consolidating financial data, ensuring that the full life cycle of financial
management responsibilities is covered and risk is mitigated. Proven history of skillfully providing guidance and
oversight using complex cost benefit ratios.
                                                CORE COMPETENCIES
      ~ Report Research and Development ~ Contract Negotiations ~ RFP Compliance ~ Project Management ~
     ~ Budgeting /Costing ~Financial Analysis/ Consulting/ Management ~ Logistics Visionary ~ Goal Oriented ~
     ~ Complex Financial Modeling and Valuations ~ Project Management ~ Strategic Planning ~ Forecasting ~

                                          RECENT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, Austin, TX                                                                2007 – present
Regulates the state's insurance industry, encouraging competition to make insurance available and affordable.
RECEIVERSHIP ANALYST
Skillfully utilize highly complex modeling to analyze the current financial conditions of registered insurance
companies that are either in receivership or in rehabilitation and provide accurate information to the Special Deputy
Receiver. Proactively manage up to seven companies in liquidation with assets in excess of $60M.
Key Achievements:
        Artfully crafted complex modeling functions to accurately project the successful liquidation of companies
          that are in receivership.
        Methodically defined multi-phased budgeting and strategic plans in excess of $500K for court- approved
          insurance liquidations by analyzing cost benefit ratios, KPIs, and integrated business models.
        Consultatively assisted with the development of an innovative and highly successful business plan that
          thwarted the liquidation of an insurance company resulting in net savings of over $550K.
TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION, Austin, TX                                                  2005 – 2007
State agency that seeks to provide the leadership and innovation needed to achieve an efficient and effective health
and human services system for Texans.
PROGRAM SPECIALIST V
Meticulously reviewed and audited financial status reports for HMOs and managed care facilities to ensure
adherence to State guidelines concerning reserve management.
Key Achievements:
       Arduously audited the financial statements of the largest HMO in Texas with over four million members and
        an excess of $843M in annual revenues to determine reliability of reserve amounts.
       Streamlined the claims processing system by co-creating an automated claims processing spreadsheet and an
        automated HMO claim submission system that reduced operating expenses by over $50K per year.
       Masterfully crafted a financial policies and procedures manual for the financial operations department that
        significantly lowered audit findings.

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES, Austin TX                                               2001 – 2005
State agency that promotes the health and well being of Texans.
FINANCIAL ANALYST
Consultatively reviewed and analyzed the financial statements for up to 50 non-profit organizations with annual
budgets up to $2.1M. Developed intricate models to determine long term feasibility and forecasts.
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Key Achievements:
      Acted as the interim manager of the Technical Assistance Division and was responsible for the hiring,
       training, and mentoring of two junior analysts.
      Proactively assisted a high value local organization in aligning the cost structure and renegotiating debts
       causing them to not only save an excess of $40K per year but to remain open to meet community needs.
      Insightfully investigated and analyzed the financial records of a vendor that received $300k in grant awards
       and retracted the funding after determining that their financial position was unstable.

                                               PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
D.R. HORTON INC.
Financial Reporting Analyst

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Senior Financial Analyst

TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
Management Auditor III

                                          PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
EES Grants Workshop
Building Skills for Working in Teams
What it Takes to be a Great Team Leader
The New Habits of Effective People: Leadership’s Future

                                                 TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Lotus 1-2-3

                                                    EDUCATION
Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: John Walker is a versatile and accomplished financial analyst with specialized skills in accurately evaluating and codifying financial statements and strategically acquiring precision data for senior decision makers. He has demonstrated excellence in meticulously analyzing, reporting, and consolidating financial data, ensuring that the full life cycle of financial management responsibilities is covered and risk is mitigated. John has a proven history of skillfully providing guidance and oversight using complex cost benefit ratios.