Blossom Maria Mascarenhas

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Blossom Maria Mascarenhas

Commercial Manager at IBM

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present

Commercial Manager


Commercial Manager-Project Financial Management

  • Provide Project Financial Support to Project Manager/Engagement Partner from the Bid Stage, through the contract delivery and completion
  • Enable contracts to meet or exceed contract gross profit targets
  • Provide direction on baseline financials based on pricing case. Monitor and approving of actuals/spend against Baseline
  • Analyze financial reports for issues and formulate any resolutions. Prepare forecasts for Revenue, cost and GP.
  • Executes operational and delivery excellence through best practice contract management
  • Functions as primary point of contact for DQ initiatives and provides updates to stakeholders on project status
  • Financial Risk Review-Monitoring and Control of financial spend against plan & adherence to controls & thresholds recommended.

Team Lead Responsibilities

  • Improve the Commercial/Financial Analytical Skills within the team
  • Create an environment which empowers and encourages knowledge sharing
  • Highlight potential areas of process Improvements and value addition in driving monetary savings
  • Devise/Run Commercial Workshops for the team
  • Career Paths for all team members & Tracking SLA performance(weekly)
  • Driving the capacity utilization across the team
2007 - 2008

Market Data Analyst

Société Générale

Market Data Analyst

  • Responsible for managing Market Data business requests and provision of appropriate services.
  • Day to day management of service requests ensuring that they are actioned in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring all business are setup in the most cost effective delivery.
  • Responsible in ensuring all service changes are reflected accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Effective interface with customers will require coverage during French office hours.
  • Support Market Data Month end and reconciliation activities
2006 - 2007

Project Management Office

Applied Materials

Executive Program Management(PMO)

  • Program coordination and communication interface between Applied Materials internal customers and offshore suppliers.
  • Handling offshore(Satyam, TCS, Wipro, etc.) and onsite(Logicalis, NeoIT, SAP, etc.) operations management.
  • Tracking and managing of PO(Blanket) Balance and ensure sufficient availability of funds in respective Supplier POs according to monthly and quarterly forecasts.
  • Proficiency in SOW management, negotiation, validation and approval process. Timesheet validation, consolidation of multiple projects(Supplier wise)
  • Tracking and forecasting of-wise Financial Spending on AMIND projects.
  • Capturing Trends in Spending, Funding, and Charge Outs to respective cost centers and quarterly analysis.
  • Resolve all Payment specific issues between Suppliers and Supporting Organization.
2005 - 2006

Financial Analyst

Hewlett Packard

Asset Recovery

  • Forensic analysis and identifying any discrepancies in HP's account payable database and resolving the same.
  • Identify the loop holes and suggest process improvements.
  • Transnational analytics  focused on identification of erroneous billings, fraudulent transactions and also facilitation of process improvement and compliance efforts to enhance P2P control environment.
  • Developing solution strategy for the P2P domain to recover overpaid money.




Mangalore University

Bachelor of Commerce, 2005
Major: Financial Management and Financial Accounting