John is an MBA student, graduating in May 2009, majoring in Finance and Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. He has substaintial work experience in Auditing and Accounting and some experience in Consumer Goods as a summer intern in 2008.He is a fast learning, detail oriented, and self-motivated professional with positive attitude, with proven ability to work in teams as well as individually, to question key issues, to meet short project deadlines under extreme pressure, and to motivate team members achieving team goals.He is now pursuing a career in business finance and looking forward to becoming a high level manager managing business units. Thus, he is highly interested in gaining broad experience to procurement, operations, and supply chain finance as well as sales and marketing finance.Critical Skills Include:- Leadership and Team Motivation- Cross Functional Teamwork and Communication- Analytical Skills- Process Improvements- Business Presentation

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Market Cost Envelope Intern

Eastman Kodak

As an intern with Kodak working with senior managers, I analyzed marketing spend and provided tools that not only streamlined reporting processes but also improved future marketing strategy planning for Consumer Digital Group, and used statistical technique to help understand the correlation between marketing spend and category brand awareness and sales for future development of marketing ROI metrics.

Key Highlights:

·Analyzed marketing costs and performance of all product lines from 2007 to 2008 in Consumer Digital Imaging Group. With results, evaluated the effectiveness of the category marketing strategy implementations and presented comprehensive analytical reports to senior management that would drastically improve future market planning.

·Streamlined managerial reporting process for marketing costs by standardizing and automating input data, which reduced the time required for data consolidation from over 5 days to 1.5 hour.

·Analyzed impact of media advertising investments on sales and market share with multiple regressions and presented written report that assisted senior management in evaluating marketing ROI.

·Compiled internal financial data and external benchmarking report; presented findings to inform managers of company’s status and future trends to assist with adjusting strategies and reallocating company resources.

·Designed an analytic marketing funnel tool that facilitated product group managers with understanding the impact changes in category brand awareness preferences and more tightly linking marketing objectives to future sales goals.

·Reconciled system generated marketing cost reports with manual reports of first and second quarter that substantiated the correctness and reliability of system reports for future reporting usage.

Sep 2004 - Jul 2006

Associate Auditor


My experiences in PWC included extensive financial statements analysis and auditing quarterly and annual financial statements of companies in information technology industry and retailing, as well as information system control audits and internal control compliance test provided with recommendations on sales/revenue and purchsing processes to clients.

Key Highlights:

·Analyzed purchasing, warehousing, and accounting information systems and provided recommendation letters to clients on aligning data variances among modules that ensured managerial and financial reports are free of material misstatement.

·Customized audit strategies with comprehensive financial and non-financial analysis for all major accounts of financial statements, resulting in a reduced workload and 20% field-work time saved for teammates.

·Refined audit procedures and amended documentation templates, leading to 25% time saved for future tasks.

·Coordinated meetings with clients’ managers, planned and coached new hires auditing internal control compliance examinations on sales and purchasing cycle; validated effectiveness of controls on unauthorized transactions and recommended senior level managers with actions that reduced the risk of employee fraud, leading to a reduction in audit risks for financial statements.

·Teamed with Department of Systems and Process Assurance; as one of the top 5% candidates, was selected for information system audit training program. Investigated system controls and provided clients with action plans that minimized the risk of fraud and the risk of information impairment resulting from unexpected disasters.


Aug 2007 - May 2009

MBA, Master of Business Administration

·The Leeds Net Impact Case Competition, University of Colorado, Feb. 2008, 2nd round

·The MSU Broad vs. Broad Case Competition, Jan. 2008, participant

·Spartan Consulting Inc., Nov. 2007 to present, Consultant

Sep 2002 - Jun 2004


National Chung Cheng University

·Coached and organized Accounting Woman Volleybal Team competing in intramural and extramural volleyball league. The team was rewarded first place in 2003 and 2004

·Teaching assistant of Financial Statements Analysis

·Graduate assistant of Accounting and Information Technology office

Sep 1997 - Jun 2001


National Taipei University

·As team captain, led Business Administration Man Volleyball Team compete in intramural and extramural volleyball league from 1998 to 2001

·Coordinated annual National Taipei University Singing Contest for the year of 1999 and 2000

·Coordinated and participated the performance of Guitar Music Night at National Taipei University in 1998, 1999, and 2000