James Graham

Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Present

Jr. Financial Analyst


I am a consultant for a Project Management Office on a Federal IT project. My Duties Include

  • Developing cost estimates for customer agencies to purchase and implement the client's various products and services.
  • Preparing expense reports, tracking projected against actual costs.
  • Reconciling customer agency funds provided versus actual expenses.
  • Assisting in evaluation of software integration, network hosting, and help desk cost proposals.
  • Accounting for and tracking all depreciation of IT equipment.
  • Providing support in defining scope through statements of work, completing contractual documents, and creating Interagency Agreements
  • Coordinating billing and recognition of revenue against customer funding agreements.
  • Calculating "Return on Investment" and other financial metrics for new or proposed programmatic services.
  • Using an Oracle based enterprise financial database to reconcile actuals to excel records.  
Feb 2008 - May 2009

Accounting Intern

Azusa Pacific Universtiy

Interning under the Controller of the University, my job responsibilities mainly entailed assisting the accountants in the office with the various projects they had been assigned.Projects IncludedFixed Asset ManagementPreparing Audit reportsEvaluating "transfer of funds requests" between departments

Posting and creating journal entriesReconciliation of a subsystem to the general ledgerGeneral Office FilingPreparing Excel Workbooks

Evaluating Accounts receivable and Identifying Bad Debts


Sep 2005 - May 2009

Bachelors in Science

Azusa Pacific University

Graduation date May 2009 

GPA 3.33

Courses Taken that are directly applicable to Finance

Financial Analysis of the income statement

Financial Markets and Institutions

International Trade & Finance

Investment Analysis


Financial Risk Management

Seminar in Finance

Principles of Accounting I

Principles of Accounting II

Principles of Macroeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics

Principles of Finance

Applied Statistics





Used two Oracle based financial systems one for the Office of Personal Management called CBIS and a Peoplesoft application for my university. 


I have created simple Databases from scratch. 

Microsoft Office

I am comfortable using all the products included in Microsoft Office, to a level that I can accomplish any task that they are designed to complete!  I have taken a class on how to use them and I use them on a day to day basis.


I am proficient at using excel to accomplish any organizational or mathematical task. I currently use it on a daily basis.


Collegiate Extra Curricular 

3 Seasons of College Football2 Seasons of Track And Field1 Season of Rugby

Scholars for Business Achievement (SBA)

Campus Radio show host







Board Games

Lifting Weights


I am a financial analyst with three years of experience in corporate accounting and project management. Areas of expertise include financial forecasting, budgeting, cost control, financial management, financial modeling, asset valuation, financial reporting, cost benefit analysis, invoice review, risk management, inventory tracking, data analysis, and variance analysis.

  • Created new invoice review process in response to a new financial system and eliminated the need for paper print outs.
  • Developed a financial tracking system to keep track of over a 140 projects and subprojects and their relationships.
  • Implemented a process to reconcile a financial subsystem to a general ledger.