Sean P. Greene

 

Floral Park, NY 11001                                                                                                                                       

E-mail: seang11@yahoo.com                                                                                 Cell phone: (646) 808-6861

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Website: Best-Financial-Advice.com

                                                                                                                                                                          

 


SUMMARY

 

“Where financial analysis and web management meet to drive business results”: consultant advising on best ways to create value using superior business models, marketing strategies, finance and systems.

 

 

KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

 

Business/Strategy/Finance:                            Business Online Management:

Business Analysis and Strategy Formulation    Website Management

Business Development/Marketing                    Website Marketing/Advertising

Business Funding Acquisition                          Web Analytics

Business Planning                                            Online Research and Information Retrieval

                                                                        Website Development and Programming

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

BEST-FINANCIAL-ADVICE.COM, New York, NY

Consultant (5/2010–Present)

§ Manage Best-Financial-Advice.com, a financial information and consulting company; offer consulting related to Business Plan creation, Financing acquisition, Financial Analysis, Website/Business Promotion, SEO Analysis, Investments.

§ Write feature articles on industry and company analysis, investments, retirement planning, personal finance and other current finance topics.

§ Ongoing update/management of all editorial content, advertising and finance.

§ Conceive and monitor ad campaigns to generate web traffic; analyze traffic patterns to determine success of ads, keywords and topics.

 

JOHN JAY COLLEGE, New York, NY

Auxiliary Business Management (1/2014–10/2015)

§ Managed RFP requests/evaluation for important new auxiliary businesses, such as the Online bookstore and Online Merchandise Operations.

§ Provided business/financial analysis for all ancillary businesses of the college.

§ Developed Online Promotion Plans/Operations for College Businesses.

 

DOW JONES/NEWS CORP, New York, NY               

Senior Business Manager, WSJ Advertising Sales Division (2/2005–5/2010)

§ Developed revenue/expense forecasts, budgets, and long-range plans for the WSJ US and International Sales Organizations.

§ Created and administered sales commission plans for the US and International Sales Forces.

§ Gave analysis of key issues impacting Division and Product P&Ls.

§ Liaised between Ad Sales and the Finance, Strategy, IT, and other corporate departments regarding financial and operational issues.

 

 

 

 

FRANKLIN FIRST FINANCIAL, Lake Success, NY

Financial Advisor/Consultant (3/2003–2/2005)

§ Advised clients on best financial actions/direction given their needs, including investments, mortgage products, retirement planning and products; counseled and educated clients and on related financial concepts.

 

Gruner & Jahr, Inc., New York, NY

Financial Manager, Parents Magazine (5/2000–3/2003)

§ Developed business plan, budgets, and forecasts for $85 million revenue magazine; created business plans for ancillary products and corporate departments.

§ Ensured optimal profitability on a monthly basis through review of accounting close and P&L analysis.

§ Determined best pricing and strategies to maximize earnings for all products; advised Marketing and Sales on most advantageous options for meeting sales goals.

 

Mikasa, Inc., Secaucus, NJ

Senior Financial Analyst (3/1999–5/2000)

§ Produced business plan for $400 million revenue company; collected, reviewed, and quantified inputs and prepared review and results; presented to top management.

§ Prepared internal division budgets and related financial analysis; presented to top management.

§ Reviewed and managed database of all revenue-producing units, identifying those requiring further management attention.

 

AT&T, New York, NY

Manager, Northeast Local Finance (9/1996–3/1999)

§ Created business cases for local entry into Northeast telecommunications markets.

§ Evaluated potential revenue streams and cost of connectivity; analyzed profitability of new businesses and business services.

§ Reviewed results from business units; generated presentations and forecasts of financial results for senior management.

§ Analyzed results for Business Markets Division; wrote commentary for company-wide presentations.

 

Teleport Communications Group, New York, NY

Financial Analyst (1/1994–9/1996)

§ Coordinated collection and preparation of the three-month forecast for national operations.

§ Facilitated production and consolidation of national operations and departmental budgets and prepared for review.

§ Evaluated efficiency of deployed capital using EVA; proposed more efficient use of capital.

 

EDUCATION

 

MBA in Finance, Bernard M. Baruch College, New York, NY

BBA in Finance, Bernard M. Baruch College, New York, NY

 

SKILLS

 

Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Google Analytics, PeopleSoft, SAP, Cognos

 

WEB SOFTWARE

 

HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Ruby, MySQL, Dreamweaver, Drupal