Melaine SORO

Financial Planning and Strategy


With a background in Engineering, I recently completed an MBA, focusing on Finance and Strategy. I thrive in international environment, and I have relished the opportunity to study and work in 7 countries, learning English and Russian alongside my native French.
I combined 5-years of experience in the IT/Telecommunications industry with 2-years of experience as a Financial Analyst at Conduent, in New Jersey, Alcon in Geneva, and Synamedia in the UK.

Expériences professionnelles

Senior financial analyst, fp&a

Synamedia , Staines - CDI

De Décembre 2018 à Aujourd'hui

• Build and enhance financial models used to understand and optimize the company’s performance
• Analyzed business performance against budget/forecast/prior year, and discussed variances with stakeholders
• Built OPEX budget and cash flow forecast model
• Equipped management with regular actionable reporting to enable decision making
• Developed and built monthly board reporting and quarterly business review packs
• Subject matter expert in the management of data in Power BI and Dynamics 365
• Acted as Finance Business Partner for HR, Supply Chain, and Procurement departments

Financial analyst

NOVARTIS , Vernier

De Juillet 2018 à Novembre 2018

• Prepared and analyzed business performance against budget/forecast/prior year, and discussed variances with stakeholders.
• Analyzed Alcon’s distribution channels and created a framework to streamline processes and improve partnerships with distributors.
• Supported decision making through the analysis of key business drivers, working with the countries to gain a thorough knowledge of the business KPIs.
• Performed financial analysis to evaluate risks or opportunities; made recommendations to mitigate the risks.

Financial analyst

Conduent , Florham park

De Juin 2017 à Novembre 2017

• Built a financial model to forecast Conduent’s cash flow following the split from previous parent company Xerox; performed detailed sensitivity analysis. Analyzed discrepancies between quarterly/annual achieved and forecast figures for cash flow.
• Designed and updated financial reports: improved efficiency of earnings analysis through 50% automation of quarterly financial reporting process: consolidated earnings information to single simplified “pack”; recommended and implemented performance ratios providing additional performance information, and incorporated detailed variance analysis.
• Executed accurate analysis of global operations’ revenues and sales data, including the impact of foreign exchange volatility: completed variance analysis for constant currency comparisons.
• Interacted with relevant business units to ensure timely communication of financial metrics.

Wireless engineer

Ocado Technology , Hatfield - CDI

De Octobre 2015 à Juillet 2016

Increased availability time in fulfillment centers by 50% with a £300K budget: carried out cost-benefit analysis of full wireless network upgrade; Analyzed current and future requirements; introduced network implementation framework.

Capacity planning management

SFR , La plaine saint denis cedex - CDI

De Septembre 2014 à Septembre 2015

• Achieved a 10% budget reduction target: improved network deployment and lowered installation costs to save $500K; created a model to review network usage and equipment utilization efficiency.

Wireless network analyst

SFR , La plaine saint denis cedex - CDI

De Septembre 2011 à Août 2014

Boosted network speed for heightened customer satisfaction: collaborated across planning, design and maintenance departments.

Telecom consultant

DAVIDSON CONSULTING , Boulogne billancourt - CDI

De Mars 2010 à Août 2011

Provided advisory services to firm-client Alcatel-Lucent during its successful bid to install 4G network in Saudi Arabia.

Formation complémentaire


University of Rochester, Simon Business School - Finance and Management

2016 à 2018

Parcours officiels

Télécom Paris – Mastère Spécialisé – 2010


Russe - Courant

Anglais - Courant

Français - Langue maternelle


Réseaux Mobiles
Réseaux IP
Power BI Excel Financial Statement Analysis Paramétrage et optimisation de réseaux mobile 2G/3G et 4G Capacity planning Réseau Mobile et Backhaul Analyse des indicateurs de performance de réseaux mobiles Études de couverture

Centres d'intérêt

  • Nouvelles Technologies Voyages Sport (football) Lecture Associations