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Hi, I’m

Wesley Santos

Senior Financial Planning Analyst
Dublin, Ireland
Wesley Santos

Summary

Experienced senior financial analyst with a strong background in finance and eight years of expertise in financial analysis and reporting. Passionate about technology and driven to pursue a career in programming. Proficient in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, actively expanding knowledge in Python. Leveraging my analytical mindset and problem-solving skills to transition into the dynamic field of software development, with a strong analytical background and a keen eye for detail, I’m committed to delivering high-quality solutions in the programming realm. Formerly resided in Ireland for two years, honing English language proficiency to a fluent level.

Overview

6
years of professional experience
7
years of post-secondary education
3
Languages

Work History

OLIVER Agency, São Paulo

Senior Financial Planning Analyst
2019.11 - 2022.01 (2 years & 2 months)

Job overview

- Analyzed monthly operating results, drivers, and variances, gaining a high-level understanding of productivity and deviations from forecasts and plans.
- Partnered with the management team, fulfilling business information needs and providing financial advice and recommendations in strategic planning, analysis, working capital management, cost control, and profit management.
- Engaged in local and global networks to foster knowledge sharing and the adoption of best practices.

Sapient AG2, São Paulo

Financial Planning Analyst
2017.11 - 2019.11 (2 years)

Job overview

- Conducted in-depth analysis of monthly P&L statements, comparing actual results to the previous month and budget, providing explanations for variances, and offering a year-to-date (YTD) perspective.
- Analyzed and projected short, medium, and long-term financial results to support decision-making and strategic planning.
- Developed financial forecasts for the company, considering market trends, operational data, and key financial indicators.
- Conducted economic and financial feasibility studies for new products, services, projects, ideas, and capital investments (CAPEX).
- Proficiently utilized financial indicators such as IRR, NPV, Payback Period, and Discounted Payback Period in financial analysis and decision-making processes.

Upwards Auditoria e Consultoria, São Paulo

Audit Financial
2015.12 - 2017.07 (1 year & 7 months)

Job overview

- Led external audit projects, working closely with clients to assess risks, identify control tests, and perform transaction and balance testing.
- Conducted process audits, evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of business cycles, and proposing recommendations for improvement.
- Analyzed documentation and financial statements to ensure compliance with regulations and accounting standards.
- Evaluated the compliance of internal controls and procedures, identifying gaps and proposing measures to enhance risk management.
- Validated financial statements, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and adherence to applicable accounting principles and standards.

Education

Universidade Cruzeiro Do Sul São Paulo, Brazil

BBA from Business Administration
2012.01 - 2015.12 (3 years & 11 months)

University Overview

Universidade Anhembi Morumbi São Paulo, Brazil

Bachelor of Science from Accounting
2016.01 - 2018.12 (2 years & 11 months)

University Overview

University College Dublin Dublin, Ireland

Associate of Arts from Graphic Design
2022.07 - 2023.01 (6 months)

University Overview

Skills

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Languages

Portuguese

English

Spanish

Timeline

University College Dublin
Associate of Arts from Graphic Design
2022.07 - 2023.01 (6 months)
Senior Financial Planning Analyst
OLIVER Agency
2019.11 - 2022.01 (2 years & 2 months)
Financial Planning Analyst
Sapient AG2
2017.11 - 2019.11 (2 years)
Universidade Anhembi Morumbi
Bachelor of Science from Accounting
2016.01 - 2018.12 (2 years & 11 months)
Audit Financial
Upwards Auditoria e Consultoria
2015.12 - 2017.07 (1 year & 7 months)
Universidade Cruzeiro Do Sul
BBA from Business Administration
2012.01 - 2015.12 (3 years & 11 months)
Wesley SantosSenior Financial Planning Analyst