Dan Kiss


Business Analyst

Seattle, WA

Dan Kiss

(206) 280-7804





Business Analyst – RR Donnelley, Seattle WA                                                      May 2013 – Present

-Coordinated with 25+ internal and external stakeholders on 9 IT projects to onboard, reengineer or incrementally improve

-Led meetings for various Fortune 500 customers starting at the discovery process to automate marketing materials, wrote the scopes used to develop strategic business opportunities, worked with Account Management to sell or get approval, negotiated and managed the strategic project timelines, executed with a blend of waterfall and agile management, built 30% faster than projected and provided white-glove customer support

-Made the master IT data files, led clients through IT testing and design adjustments, developed automated reporting

-Ran team of 5 stakeholders to gather requirements for yearly IT update, took on role of Project Manager, drove timeline for programming updates, trained co-worker to run the post-update weekly process and handed off the project

-Completed quality assurance on 50+ documents, trained co-worker on the process, communicated with management to change decisions that were reducing speed by 50%+, designed reporting tool used for data collection and analytics on turn times, accuracy and additional operational insights, documented quality assurance process, supported effort to make sure everyone had access to the same and most recent document using Google Drive


Marketing Events Analyst – Webtrends, Portland OR                                          Dec 2012 – Jan 2013

-Optimized calling process by making Excel based solution to position phone numbers in time zones, 90% pickup rate

-Discovered business needs of 422 Executives, worked for Account Development team to sell 2013 Engage Conference

-Marketed event based on sales data driven analytics, first to identify surge of sales to healthcare organizations


Financial Analyst – Robert Half, Portland OR                                                July 2012 – August 2012

-Built 3 excel spreadsheets with current and projected spend to automatically calculate budgets

-Updated cost center reports and presented reports to non-financial managers to track budgets, loaded to SharePoint


Financial Analyst – Microsoft Corp, Redmond WA                                      March 2012 – June 2012

-Developed VLOOKUPS, Pivot Tables and Macros for consultant setup and adjustment in Europe, Middle East, Africa

-Gathered requirements from stakeholders to build tracking dashboards, prioritized requirements based on team needs


Royalties Accounting Data Specialist – Corbis Corp, Seattle WA                        Jan 2012 – Feb 2012

-Constructed spreadsheet of 244 contributors with email links to clear up a backlog of Q4 reports to be sent out

-Automated marketing and accounting goal to pull and brand specific sales reports for new subsidiary


Accountant and Data Analyst – Redapt Inc, Redmond WA                               July 2011 – Dec 2011

-Quantified sales taxes due to the penny with Vlookups and Pivot Tables on 6,449 customer invoices worth 48M USD

-Trained new contractors on the workflow and customer service needed to complete the sales tax audit

-Communicated with 300+ clients to get the needed paperwork and wrap up the audit



University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Bachelor of Business Administration Course Work: Information Systems, Management, Finance, Marketing



Independent eBay PowerSeller, Seattle, WA                                                          Sept 2006 – Jan 2011

-Tracked inventory with excel, projected earnings and grossed $5,000 of revenue in multiple monthly periods

-Analyzed customer buying habits on the most competitive marketplace online to achieve 100% buyer satisfaction



-Technical: Microsoft Office 2013 Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Visio, Google Apps for Work, JIRA

-Functional: Influencing, testing, gathering requirements

-Energetic and flexible team player who takes initiative to find more efficient approaches to completing tasks

-Fluent in Hungarian, traveled to Europe over 5 times, learned about Hungarian Culture



I enjoy making friends, developing my communication skills, asking questions and learning, technology, completing projects, understanding corporate strategy, excelling with Excel, hustling, reading Entrepreneur, hiking and cycling

  • Updated 8 years ago

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