My most recent role involved cost recovery from external partners that received invoices from my client for services on a quarterly basis. These services were related to providing various things from business support to access to certain business applications and third-party licenses.
There were lots of changes to the scope of these different services in any given quarter, which affected forecasted cash flow as well as what went on the invoices. Producing a single invoice was an achievement that necessitated weekly meetings with the external partner, as well as separate meetings internally with the departments providing the service, the program management office and our legal counsel to ensure compliance with service agreement terms.
Success meant providing the backup behind the costs in the invoices, as well as open communication and clear expectations set for times when items were under dispute.
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Seena has been with 8020 Consulting for more than eight years and has worked in a variety of industries including, but not limited to, entertainment, education, health and retail operations. During that time, he has continued his education to receive several certifications, most notably a Project Management Professional certificate (PMP) and a Certified Valuation Analyst certificate (CVA). Prior to joining 8020 Consulting, Seena served as a retail analyst for Harbor Freight Tools and consulted with a variety of companies executing projects in the financial, academic, food and beverage, retail/wholesale, legal and investigations industries. His specialties include project management, financial modeling, systems implementation, budgeting and forecasting, valuation, compensation, data mining and strategy. He attended the University of Connecticut, where he received his bachelor’s and his master’s degrees with a focus in quantitative sociology, and later on went to Pepperdine University, where he received his MBA.
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