Results-driven Project Manager with MBA eager to offer Real Estate Asset Management, Due Diligence, Underwriting, Portfolio Valuations, and Project Repositioning talents, as well as core knowledge of Financial Analysis / Reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley, and SEC Compliance, toward maximizing an employer s bottom-line.
Joint Venture Accounting
Financial Analysis / Planning
Commercial / Residential Real Estate
Strategic Research / Documentation
Due Diligence Processes
Sales / Marketing Campaigns
Cash Flow Modeling / Reporting
Market / Trends Analysis
eCommerce Business / Trade
Project Manager II (2008 C Present)
Utilize broad scope of industry knowledge toward leading the development of commercial and residential real estate projects by coordinating efforts with venture partners throughout planning, entitlement, development, and selling phases.
Drive bottom-line results by repositioning projects within the new economy, including cost-effectively negotiating project refinancing with lenders for modified terms and negotiating targeted new financing for projects with new construction.
Create and / or re-create value-added strategies to optimize returns, manage all venture documentation, participate and lead high-level meetings and entitlement processes, manage lease / sales terms, and vigorously control cash / costs.
Financial Analyst / Financial Reporting Accountant (2007 C 2008)
Strategically steered effective consolidations of venture accounting for joint ventures, along with handling all financial reporting, forecasting, and financial compliance and performing due diligence underwriting for new investments.
Market Research Supervisor (2006 C 2007)
Contributed sharp analytical abilities toward compiling home building market survey data on key competitors within all market segments, including creating spreadsheets to quantify data for the multiple pricing variables (e.g. absorption rates, financing options, standard amenities, buyer incentives, and tax assessments) which was instrumental in translating true market placement data into a graphic representation for dissemination to all management levels and departments.
Provided updated price and market trends to the Northern California Region VP of Land Development and Area VPs.
Developed pricing strategies based on data collection and market indicators, including conducting demographic and economic studies for upcoming and potential land purchases and participating in tri-annual budget development efforts.
Designed monthly market analysis reports for executive-level management to streamline operations and enhance negotiations among brokers, buyers, and trade partners, along with directing all market research department activities.
Auditor / Cash Accountant (2005 C 2006)
Developed and implemented a Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance program for a Northern California region, including identifying key control processes, business unit self-assessment evaluations, and standardized compliant documentation.
Actualized and monitored internal controls for key control processes for Northern California and Phoenix, AZ regions, including performing auditing and evaluations for SOX compliance and submitting findings to corporate officials.
Identified wide-ranging deficiencies in internal controls and developed necessary remediation plans with management staff, along with supporting all regional departments with SOX criteria and development of internal controls.
Maximized organizational efficiency by maintaining official accounting records of cash receipts and disbursements, handling accounts payable transactions, monitoring bank accounts and submitting monthly reconciliations to treasury.
Facilitated business unit wire transfers for Northern California and Phoenix, AZ regions, created bi-weekly direct margin reports for corporate office, and provided monthly inventory projections and cash flow analysis for corporate treasury.
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Project Control Cost Analyst
Compiled and generated cost estimates resulting in multimillion-dollar awards in government-funded contracts, including implementing and monitoring cost control procedures and managing cost accounting systems and methods for six ongoing projects with a combined contract value over $64 million.
Expedited cost accounting functions in compliance with SOPs, including efficiently processing invoices, handling cost assignment for indirect and direct costs, managing on-site petty cash funds, and preparing monthly client vouchers.
Analyzed monthly costs using earned value techniques, along with developing and maintaining estimates to complete spreadsheets, identifying cost at completion variances, and working with project managers to document changes.
Examined and reviewed unusual cost records and ensured cost data was accurate and allocated correctly.
Produced client progress reports (e.g. written, tabular, and graphics) summarizing cost, schedule, and scope variances.
Supported project teams with on-demand financial reports with accurate real time information, along with organizing and reporting historical cost and budget data for trend analysis and preparation of future cost estimates.
Director of Revenue Management
Developed custom forecasting tools accurate to + / - 4%, including maximizing rooms-driven revenue for two premier Rhode Island-based historical hotel properties (i.e. 291-room upscale Providence Biltmore and 52-room Vanderbilt Hall).
Directed statistical business analysis across all market segments (e.g. forecasting, budgeting, ROI tracking for marketing initiatives, market trend analysis, business impact evaluation), along with creating initiatives to fulfill market niche gaps.
Negotiated contracts with national accounts, consortia hotel programs, wholesale tour operators, and eCommerce vendors.
Led efforts within reservations departments, transient sales, eCommerce, distribution channels, and yield management.
Trained key revenue-focused personnel (e.g. sales managers, front office managers, reservation agents, front desk agents).
Sales / eCommerce Manager
Grew eCommerce business from 0% to 22% of profits via introduction of system enhancements and use of multiple distribution channels, including creating cutting-edge promotional campaigns and pricing strategies to optimize profits.
Increased annual revenue of eCommerce market segment by 153% via development of transient rate strategies, identification of target clientele, and creation of competitive pricing and amenity packages designed to meet client needs.
Performed strategic assessment of market findings to develop and execute integral marketing campaigns to achieve #1 status in revenue-per-available-room for a Radisson Downtown location among all of Radisson s Texas-based hotels.
Implemented marketing initiatives for a 250-room Radisson Downtown facility encompassing on-site group sales, national account management, and eCommerce trade, along with serving as a primary consultant to four Central Texas hotels on pricing yield management planning and set-up, training, and channel distribution of eCommerce technology.
Revenue Manager / Assistant Front Office Manager
Applied solid leadership talents toward contributing to the facility s rating as one of top three locations in downtown hotels-based competitive set properties, including achieving market penetration for 114.9% occupancy in 2003, increasing revenue-per-available room market penetration to 107.8% for 2003, and improving average transient income by 10%.
Directed top-performing reservation, customer support, and sales teams to ensure courteous delivery of services, and initiated customer-focused professional development training courses designed to increase profits and client loyalty.
Monitored support system operations, and recommended and implemented enhancements to improve efficiency.
Introduced several revenue-building initiatives (e.g. a highly successful employee sales incentive program).
Master of Business Administration (Taxation Emphasis, In Progress) California State University at Sacramento
Master of Business Administration University of Texas at San Antonio
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology University of Texas At San Antonio
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook) • Primavera Project Planner Schedules • Internet Applications
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I am currently seeking a challenging [ Insert Job Title ] role, and am submitting my resume for your review.
I am excited to build a rewarding career with your company, and am confident that my professional skills and academic credentials can help to achieve your objectives. I can offer 12 years of combined experience in Real Estate Asset Management, Due Diligence, Investment Underwriting, Portfolio Valuations, and Project Management / Repositioning, and am well-versed in all facets of Financial Analysis / Planning, Value-Added Strategic Development, Joint Venture Accounting, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, SEC Compliance, Market / Trends Analysis, and Contract Negotiations.
To complement my background, please note that I am pursuing a rigorous M.B.A. in Taxation from California State University at Sacramento. I also hold an M.B.A. and B.A. in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Currently, as a Project Manager II for Granite Land Company (Subsidiary of Granit Construction, Inc.), I utilize my broad scope of industry knowledge toward leading the development of various commercial and residential real estate projects by coordinating efforts with venture partners throughout planning, entitlement, development, and selling phases. Within this role, I drive bottom-line results by repositioning projects within the new economy, including cost-effectively negotiating project refinancing with lenders for modified terms and negotiating targeted new financing for projects with new construction. I also create value-added strategies to optimize returns, manage lease / sales terms, and vigorously control cash / costs, among other efforts. As this is just a sampling of my job history, please kindly refer to my enclosed resume for additional experience.
You will find me to be a solutions-focused professional who can contribute a track record of organizing complex real estate initiatives to improve bottom-line performance while defining key business priorities and meeting targeted goals. In addition, I can plan, coordinate, and complete high-level tasks within fast-paced, deadline-oriented situations while streamlining processes to increase productivity among competitive real estate markets. For the sum of these aforementioned reasons, I believe I will prove to be an incredible asset to your company.
I look forward to hearing from you, and thank you in advance for your consideration.
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I would like to thank you for providing me with the opportunity to interview for the [ Insert Job Title of Position You Interviewed For ] position currently available within your company. Having gained a deeper insight into the job requirements, I am confident that you will find me to be an incredible asset toward achieving your goals.
As previously discussed, I am a performance-driven, results-focused professional who offers solid experience in Real Estate Asset Management, Due Diligence, Underwriting, Portfolio Valuations, and Project Management / Repositioning, as well as expertise with Financial Analysis / Planning, Strategic Development, Joint Venture Accounting, SOX / SEC Compliance, and Market / Trends Analysis, among other areas. Please also recall that I am pursuing a rigorous M.B.A. in Taxation from California State University at Sacramento, and hold an M.B.A. and B.A. in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
As a Project Manager II for Granite Land Company (Subsidiary of Granite Construction, Inc.), I lead the targeted development of various commercial and residential real estate projects by coordinating efforts with venture partners throughout planning, entitlement, development, and selling phases. Within this role, I reposition projects to drive bottom-line results, cost-effectively negotiate project refinancing, and create and / or re-create value-added tactics to optimize returns. Thus, I have proven my ability to work within high-pressure, deadline-oriented situations while strategically prioritizing business operations, short- and long-term venture planning, and organizational workflow to maximize profits within lucrative real estate environments. For these reasons, I am confident that I can achieve success in a rewarding [ Insert Job Title ] role within your company.
Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. I would like to extend my thanks once again for the enlightening interview, and look forward to a positive response from you.
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