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Rafael Medina Alvarez

Economist - Financial Analyst for Grant Thornton Ecuador

About Me

Skilled economist with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services industry. Strong analytical and professional skilled in Management, Accounting, Microsoft Office, Econometrics Software and Research.

Work Experience

Grant Thornton
Financial Analyst
June, 2019 - Present
  • Evaluate current and historical financial data, Study economic and business trends, evaluate investment opportunities.
    Helped in the audit department with financial analysis and data mining for our clients.


2036 Little Bay Sydney
, Accounting and Financial Assistant
June, 2018 - August, 2018
  • Wide range of functions including retail and general administration, balance sheets and financial accounts.
  • Development and delivery of financial reports and actions, cash closings and accounting of suppliers daily

Halliburton
, Financial Analyst Intern
June, 2017 - August, 2017
  • Prevented and justified 12 diagnoses of delivered engineering, perforating and well intervention solutions to maximize the production of the Ecuadorian reservoirs
  • Helped in the analysis of Sacha & Tiputini's business plans in order to provide our customers economic access to two monumental hydrocarbon resources and maximize the value of their existing assets
  • Developed a financial report of Commodities & Equities delivered and presented daily to Vice-presidents and CEOs from the Latin-American Region

TECHO - Ecuador
, Student Leader, Volunteer
January, 2017 - June, 2017
  • Assist international students at USFQ to acclimate to the university and Ecuador as a whole in order to ease students' cultural and language barriers
  • Conduct various trips throughout Ecuador, ensuring international awareness of geography, culture and history

RITA Shopping
, Marketing Strategist
April, 2017 - May, 2017
  • Managed social media networks in order to attract diverse audiences and accrue more buyers
  • Analyzed market forecast trends in an effort to increase sales and ensure customer satisfaction

, Accounting Coordinator
May, 2014 - August, 2014
  • Systematized receipts, cash desk closing, and account balances, promoting increased organization and efficiency
  • Collaborated with local banks in order to foster and maintain business relationships
  • Managed check books, opened commercial financial portfolios and completed bank drafts in order to boost business prosperity

TECHO Ecuador
, Volunteer
September, 2011 - May, 2014
  • Constructed two complete houses in order to provide several members of the homeless community with a safe and comfortable place to live
  • Conducted a census of the entire region in order to best provide necessities to its inhabitants, promoting both economic and social development

Education

Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Bachelor of Science in Economics - Corporate Finance
2018
  • Relevant courses: Corporate Finance, Designing Competitive Organizations, Financial Evaluation of Projects
  • Member of the Business Honour Society USFQ Cumulative GPA: 3.44

Universität Erfurt, College of Arts and Sciences, Economics and Finance
2015 - 2016

Skills

  • FINANCE
  • FINANCIAL ANALYST
  • EXCHANGE
  • FINANCIAL MARKETS
  • EXCEL
  • MICROSOFT WORD
  • POWERPOINT
  • WORD
  • ACCOUNTING
  • CASH
  • CLOSING
  • BALANCE SHEETS
  • CLOSINGS
  • FINANCIAL REPORTS
  • RETAIL
  • RETAIL MARKETING
  • BUSINESS PLANS
  • COMMODITIES
  • EQUITIES
  • FINANCIAL REPORT
  • HYDROCARBON
  • SOLUTIONS
  • INCREASE SALES
  • MARKETING
  • SALES
  • SATISFACTION
  • CORPORATE FINANCE

Languages

German

Limited working proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Spanish

Native or bilingual proficiency

Flemish

Elementary proficiency

Networks