Steven Goodman

Steven Goodman

Summary

Dynamic and versatile MBA-level professional with experience in mortgage banking and corporate financial analysis. Roles have been highly accountable, visible and company impacting. Proven track record of success achieved by enhancing bottom-line profitability through expertly directing resources. Also, possess excellent resonant leadership abilities and exceptional team building skills. 

Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - Aug 2011

Financial Analyst

Columbia Chemical

Columbia Chemical is a pacesetter in the zinc and zinc-alloy plating industry.

Performed revenue analysis and created financial projections. Also, reviewed monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to confirm accuracy.

  • Identified trends and developments within competitive market segment
  • Created financial forecasts
  • Analyzed profit improvement opportunities
  • Prepared presentations and delivered findings to senior management
Jun 2005 - Sep 2009

Financial Analyst

Inland Refractories

Inland Refractories was a leading manufacturer of firebrick and refractories products.

Hired as an analyst and promoted as the result of cost-savings measures employed at the corporate level reducing COGS by 3% annually.In new role, turned around prior business unit unprofitability and plant under-utilization.

  • Promoted to head of spiral duct division
  • Increased business unit EOQ book closing cycle by 30%
  • Assisted in the implementation of cost accounting systems
  • Directed product into underrepresented markets
  • Restructured product pricing ¬†
  • New pricing strategy increased reach and sales volume
Apr 2002 - Mar 2005

Mortgage Loan Consultant

CitiMortgage

Achieved prompt and accurate completion of all initial mortgage administration and documentation as well as ensured compliance to federal lending practices and policies.

  • Assisted operations personnel in processing and closing loans
  • Proactively managed sales performance to achieve targets
  • Closed an average of 6 loans monthly
  • Cross-sold additional products and services
May 1999 - Mar 2002

Mortgage Loan Collector

Provident Bank

Contacted clients to remedy delinquency or non-payment of their mortgage loans. Based on individual situation determined appropriate collection method alternatives to best resolve shortfalls.

  • Promoted to provide training to junior collectors
  • Recuperated collections accounts and negotiating with clients
  • Updated and maintained database of client contact information¬†

Education

Education
Oct 2011 - Present

MAFM

Keller Graduate School of Business

  • Pursuing additional accounting coursework to earn CPA
  • Coursework and Becker CPA Review will be completed by October 2012
Aug 2008 - May 2010

MBA

Case Western Reserve University
  • Graduated with a 3.8 GPA
  • Elected as a Student Ambassador
  • Program Ranked 30th Globally
  • Top 100 MBA Programs Nationally
Sep 1992 - May 1999

BA

University of Cincinnati
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Elected as Student Ambassador
  • Achieved Dean's List
  • President of Art History Club
  • Concentration of study in Architecture

Skills

Skills

Budget Management

Cost Avoidance and Reduction

P&L Management

Financial Reporting