Resume Templates: Financial Research Assistant


Michael Smith
1234 Street, Los Angeles, CA 99999 Cell: 012-345-6789 –

Professional Summary
A motivated and versatile Finance and MBA graduate, now a Research Assistant with a track record of accurate and detailed financial and data collection and analysis in a range of companies. Able to transfer skills to a variety of situations and having had exposure to a range of high pressure environments, have been able to implement a range of strategies to meet strict deadlines. Highly respected by colleagues and a committed and loyal team member. Possess excellent organization techniques, very good communication ability, can relate quickly to customer needs and requirements, placing great importance on customer satisfaction and after-sales service. Having gained valuable relevant experience, now looking for a new position in the finance industry which utilizes degree expertise with a progressive commercial company, offering opportunities to utilize experience and further develop skills in accounting, business and financial analysis.

Core Qualifications
IT: MS Office, VLOOKUP table, Pivot Table Optimization Modeling Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to achieve successful outcomes Strong organizational skills Well-developed business and financial skills Ability to take initiative Work with team members to achieve objectives Ability to work under pressure to deadlines Target-orientated attitude

Research Assistant February 2014 to October 2014 University of Windsor Windsor , Ontario Collecting and analyzing historical data. Producing written and visual materials for research reports. Identifying shifts in policy in the industry based on archival data. Managing data collection projects by meeting paper and electronic mailing deadlines. Providing ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and supervisor. Research Assistant January 2014 to August 2014 Chrysler Canada Windsor , Ontario Conducted exhaustive automotive industry research. Prepared financial projections for business recommendations. Made presentations of reports to executives. Identified and analyzed automotive industry technological and social trends. Provided analysis of competitors and offered comprehensive recommendations of methods of response. Store Set-Up Clerk July 2013 to August 2013 Loblaw Companies Ltd Calgary, Alberta Liaised between the company and customers. Executed all backroom initiatives including the flow of goods. Established and maintained good rapport with colleagues and managers. Set up shelving and merchandising products according to planogram. Ensured accurate pricing and labeling were in place for store openings. Maintained a clean and safe environment during a renovation for our customers. Ensured all timelines for each project were adhered to accurately.