Business Planning Analyst Resume

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Matthew Yarbrough

2141 Springdale Rd SW, Apt 411

Colorado Springs, CO 80903



Job Objective Obtain a Business Planning Analyst position in a well established firm that offers opportunities for professional growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • A great deal of experience with SAP, COGNOS reporting, and planning software
  • Proficient in Excel and database structure and query process
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and work ethic
  • Self -motivated able to manage time and prioritize effectively
  • Demonstrated ability in judgment and decision making skills
  • Ability to interpret statistical information

Professional Experience:

Business Planning Analyst, August 2005 – Present

ConAgra Foods, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Identified and informed potential risks and opportunities.
  • Proactively carried out analyses on financial data and identified areas of opportunity.
  • Effectively carried out initiatives across the organization.
  • Materialized the value-added of those areas of opportunity.
  • Forecasted accurate capital investment and ensured on time completion of projects.
  • Assisted suppliers and the Purchasing Team effectively
  • Solved purchasing discrepancies and Sap/ARIBA financial for payments and receipts.
  • Provided trending and analyzing of PO discrepancies and process issues.

Business Planning Analyst, May 2000 – July 2005

Kellogg Company, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Investigated business needs and underlined processes to gather and interpret data.
  • Developed, implemented and maintained all business reports.
  • Prepared monthly balance sheet account analysis for various areas with in Customer Service.
  • Developed and maintained daily, weekly, monthly and annual short term and long term budget plans.
  • Actively attended Finance Call weekly and prepared all documents and reports for said call.
  • Planned long and short term financial budgets and daily morning reports.


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, University of California, Berkeley, CA

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