Dereje Mesfin
Dereje Mesfin
Accomplished financial professional with extensive hands-on experience in diverse fields.

Profile of Mr. Dereje Mesfin

Mr. Mesfin holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from George Mason University. He is an expert Senior Financial Analyst which he provides critical support and guidance to the Finance, Account Management and Marketing teams on strategic business decisions that drive customer sales and retention. This high impact role also partners with management throughout the forecasting and budgeting season to bring clarity and uniformity to the process. Mr. Mesfin also owns a successful real estate company in the Washington area.

Professional Experience

  • Project management support in relation to leading projects, determining scope, budgeting, and timeframes, forming teams, assigning tasks, and managing resources.
  • Expert in developing and tracking project metrics (project status, maturity and milestones, etc.,) and maintaining standard, custom and ad-hoc reports<[/li_item]
  • Perform financial forecasting and reconciliation of actual versus budget for the total business.
  • Review reports on historical trends and recommend appropriate actions that will assist the Marketing team drive business decisions.
  • Prepare and improve the quality of analysis for executive level reporting.
  • Maintain complex MS Excel models used for performance and variance analysis.
  • Develop and maintain queries (look-ups) to retrieve financial data from various financial systems.
  • Understanding of energy markets, including electricity and fossil fuel markets, and economic issues related to energy and environmental policy.
  • Understanding of economic development program analysis and theory.
  • Experience working in a team environment both as a team leader and active team member.
  • [/checklist][/three_fourth][/fullwidth]