Thomas Michael Benitez
M.S. Technology Project Management
University of Houston
Thank you for visiting my digital resume. My passion lies in finding effective ways to analyze financial data. I also possess a strong research ability which allows me to complete finance projects that improve company goals.
KBR, Inc. | Houston, TX
01/2021 - Current
American National Insurance | Houston, TX
11/2019 - 01/2021
Produce weekly liquidity forecast w/ variance analysis for Finance Committee and Board of Directors, work with outside groups to improve overall forecast.
Daily cash positioning and reporting for 19 of the major companies and subsidiaries.
Forecast and update draws/paydowns for line of credits and notes payable, perform month end reconciliation, and work with outside groups for SEC reporting.
Create a large weekly forecasted items report and provide it to the cash team for their daily positioning on major disbursements.
Research liquidity planner, update BPC cash forecast and variance reports, and create rules to assign new incoming items through SAP.
Complete monthly metrics reporting to measure and monitor treasury activities.
Assist Cash Manager and act as a back-up on processing daily cash transactions such as: initiate and approve ACH/wires request, approve debit filters, initiate and approve positive pay exceptions.
Member of the liquidity projects team; assist in completing major treasury projects such as:
RFP Project: compare current fees w/ new bids, present proposals to management.
Cash Forecast Analysis Project: partner with Business Planning Department to discover correlations between forecast verse budget projections - Use statistical techniques.
Build/improve BPC cash forecast and variance reports with SAP group.
Completed multiple small to medium size projects that automated processes, provided insight, and improved internal controls.
Daily Accounting Clerk
Bike Barn | Houston, TX
11/2018 - 11/2019
Client Service Representative
Bank of America | Denton, TX
01/2017 - 11/2018
Provide a positive customer experience that leads to improved satisfaction.
Develop rapport with customers and process transactions like deposits, withdrawals, and payments.
Follow established policies, procedures, and guidelines to protect both consumers and Bank of America.
Inform and educate customers on how to conduct transactions through self-service technologies.
Ensure clients are quickly connected to the appropriate teammate with the expertise to meet their needs.
Meet/exceed sales goals by introducing products to clients and encouraging them to expand their relationship at the bank.
Listen carefully and connect with customers to understand their top financial priorities and uncover products that will benefit them.
University of Houston
Master of Science in Technology Project Management
Certificate in Accountancy Program (CAP)
Houston, TX | Current
University of North Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Denton, TX | Class of 2017
R. L. Paschal High School
High School Diploma
Fort Worth, TX | Class of 2011
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND LICENSURE
Month, quarter, and yearly closing
General ledger and journal entries
Cost allocation analysis
Languages: English, Spanish
Single and multiple regression analysis
Create statistical models using T-tables and Confidence Intervals
Advance Microsoft Excel - Index and Match, create macros - edit using VBA, create automated dashboards
Microsoft Offices: PowerPoint, Access, Projects, SharePoint
Programming languages: Python, SQL
Data visualization: Power BI
Treasury Management System (TMS): FIS Integrity and eBAM
Software knowledge: Workiva WDesk, SAP, BPC/EPM, Hyperion HFM, Pam for Investments, CAMRA, Quickbooks
National Banks: CitiDirect, JPM Access, Wells Fargo CEO, Bank of America CashPro, BNY Mellon, BB&T View, FHLB Dallas
Regional Banks: Frost Bank, Comerica Bank, Key Bank, Central Bank, Moody Bank
Overseas Banks: HSBC net, BNP Paribas, SEB, Scotiabank
Certified Public Accountant (in progress)
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