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Joan Villar-Allen

Data Science Student

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About Me

I'm a data science student at Lambda School.

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Work Experience

Accounting Intern - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (August 2019 - July 2020)

  • Analyzed financial data for 50-100 multi-million dollar projects to evaluate potential problems in capitalization, and consulted with finance managers to properly handle the easier completion of projects
  • Created multiple Visual Basic Macro Codes in MS Excel that improved productivity, accuracy, and efficiency of weekly and monthly financial reports for project managers and finance managers by 50%
  • Performed numerous Ad Hoc projects such as analysis on inconsistencies in financial data from different records, and reconciliation of variances on costs of projects

Student Accountant - Brigham Young University-Hawaii (September 2018 - June 2019)

  • Designed and co-managed the implementation of an asset management project that increased accuracy and ease of data-sharing across departments
  • Enhanced the accuracy and efficiency in departmental billings by at least 30% by using VBA codes

Customer Service Representative - Polynesian Cultural Center (August 2016 - April 2018)

  • Assisted international customers in the #1 paid tourist attraction in Hawaii
  • Resolved complaints via phone, e-mail, and face-to-face communications, and documents them for managerial review
  • Restructured recording format for guest interactions that increased understanding and reduced reporting time by 25%