Vincent Giannotti

  • Senior Finance Professional
  • Washington, PA, United States
  • Oct 10, 2017
Full time Accounting

Personal Summary

SENIOR LEVEL ACCOUNTING/FINANCE/PROJECT CONTROLS/COST ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL WITH M.B.A.

Highly accomplished in all aspects of Corporate Finance, General Accounting, Financial Reporting, Budgeting, Project Controls, Cost Engineering, SAP Enterprise Resource Management, Hyperion Planning, Essbase and Oracle Financials. Working Knowledge of GAAP. Adept at Developing and Maintaining Effective Professional Relationships. Customer-Centric. Results-Oriented. Expert at Improving Reporting and Analysis Capabilities. Open to all industries and organizations within the greater Pittsburgh, PA area. Experience includes both small and large companies in diverse industries.

Specialties:
> Project Controls
> Budget Development
> Accounting Functions
> Long-Range Business Planning
> Short-Term Forecasting
> Performance Analysis
> Scorecard Reporting
> Capital Budgeting
> Management Reporting
> Cost-Benefit Analysis
> Audits and Compliance
> Special Projects

Work Experience

Senior Cost Engineer
Nov 2000 - Sep 2017 NRG Energy, Inc.

Senior Cost Engineer, Canonsburg, PA                                                                                2011 - 2017

Performed detailed cost analysis and project control activities. Interfaced with Accounting, FP&A and IT to report and maintain accurate cost data for major power-related construction projects. Accounting accruals, purchase requests, change orders, invoice processing, baseline change control, contingency planning, milestone tracking, budgeting, reforecasting, cash requirements/forecasting, data mining, scorecard reporting, project close-outs, WBS structures.

  • Served at the Project Controls Manager for 20 construction projects totaling over $1Billion, the majority of which were completed on-time and under-budget.
  • Managed the Hyperion Planning data entry and reporting process for ALL major construction projects for both accrual and cash accounting. Approx. $3.5 Billion total expenditures.
  • Senior Financial Analyst, Air Quality Control Systems, Alexandria, VA                2007 - 2011
  • Managed the Accounting, Financial Reporting, Forecasting, and Project Controls Functions for a high-profile $1.7 Billion Environmental Construction Project at three Maryland generating stations. Managed the Month-End Accounting Accrual process (Approximately $50 Million per month).
  •  Negotiated net savings of $25.6 Million through quarterly audits of the main EPC contractor.Certified control owner of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance.Received an Outstanding Project Contribution Award from the CEO in 2010.
  • Senior Financial Analyst, Washington, DC                                                                 2000 - 2007
  • Developed the Financial Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting models for the Mid-Atlantic Business Unit. (Annual revenue over $2 Billion) Designed and produced income statement, balance sheet and cash-flow models for short-term and long-term forecasting
  • Analyzed proposed capital projects and estimated future cash flows, leading to better utilization of working capital. (Fiscal 2008 Capital Budget $750 Million)
  • Performed latest estimate forecasting, variance analysis and monthly scorecard reporting, resulting in improved budgeting and forecasting methodologies for four generating stations.
  • Prepared an annual generation unit costing analysis for PJM Interconnection, the Regional Transmission Authority for the Eastern United States. Performed various ad hoc financial analyses requested by Business Unit Leadership and Corporate management.

Education

M.B.A. Finance
Sacred Heart University
B.A. Mathematics/Economics
Sacred Heart University