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Last update: 30.05.2022

Data Analyst | Data Scientist | Business Intelligence

Graduation: Business & Finance | Computer Science
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Native or Bilingual)

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Hi,

Warm Greetings!!
I am a Software and Data Analytics Engineer with 8+ years of cumulative professional experience.
Graduate in Business Finance and Computer Science.

Recent Certifications

-Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI (Microsoft Corporation - Grade: 94%)
-Statistical Thinking for Data Science and Analytics (Columbia University - Grade: 95%)
-Python Programming Language
-Principles of Machine Learning (Microsoft Corporation - Grade: 97%)
-New Product Development


-Awarded with Super User Season 1 Year 22 for contributions on Microsoft Community Microsoft Power BI.
-Blogger and solution provider on Microsoft Power BI Community. This makes me part of the team of amazing
contributors on Microsoft Power BI worldwide

I am a simple and fun-loving person who likes to Improve Business processes, play with data to find hidden things, and talk to people about it to help them improve. My academics are in Business Finance and Computer Science.
In my free hours, I play with my children and help them learn and explore.

Hands-on experience (Intermediate to advanced level) in using the following tools;

Data Analytics and Intelligence: MS Power BI (Certified), Python (Selenium, Pandas, OpenPyXL, Matplotlib, Seaborn), Azure Machine Learning Studio (Certified) and MS Excel.
Database: Work experience in MYSQL, MS SQL Server 2016 (ETL and data modeling from MS Dynamics Nav 2016 to Power BI)
Project Management: Wrike, GetFlow, Atlassian Jira, trello.
Documentation: Confluence, Dropbox Paper, Dropbox. Adobe Acrobat PDF, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.
Diagram | Wireframe | Mockups: Balsamiq Mockups, Draw.io, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Excel and Word Smart Art Graphic.

Authored: On Medium https://medium.com/@tag.kumail
On Power BI Community https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Community-Blog/Important-Considerations-for-Setting-up-Incremental-Refresh-on/ba-p/554151

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Regards
Kumail Raza

Project history

IT Business Analyst | BI | Analytics Practitioner
Custech Enterprises
-Developing and Implementing Business Intelligence and Analytics Strategies for;
--Data Information Requirements
--Data Sources, Scraping and Compilation (Research | Data Mining | ETL | Data Warehousing)
--Data Analytics (Data Modeling)
--Reports and Dashboards
--Data Visualization Supporting Data Information Requirements

IT Business Analyst Finance
9262-0509 Québec inc, Québec, Canada (Remotely Worked)
-Develop Business Architecture: Reviewing and understanding the business needs. Transformed business needs into technical requirements (Functional Specification Document).
-Wire-Framed, prepared the mockups and app flows, ERD Diagrams of web-based applications to meet the business need by using Balsamiq, Draw.io and Microsoft Visio.
-Discussed the developed wire-frames and user flows with project manager and reaching a consensus on features and process flows.
-Project Implementation, Execution and Monitoring: Working in an agile manner to get things done iteratively with constant feedback integration. Tools used Wrike, Dropbox paper, and Atlassian Jira.
-Interacted with designers and developers so that the project has the same functionality as required by the stakeholders.
-Created test cases, user manuals and functional documentation of the systems.

CRM Analyst
9262-0509 Quebec Inc., Québec, Canada (Remotely Worked)
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications process research. Assignment included;
-Analyzed and documented real estate business process for CRM.
-Designed re-engineered business process and presented to project manager.
-Evaluated and tested new/modified web application features and processes to verify that it according to user requirements and conform to established guidelines.
-Evaluated CRM Applications ZOHO CRM, Rethink Residential and Commercial (Built on Salesforce Platform), Podio, Planplus, ConvergeEnterprise, dotloop.

Real Estate Transaction Analyst
9262-0509 Quebec Inc., Québec, Canada (Remotely Worked)
Real Estate Features, Process Flows, Integration, Validation and Testing. Assignment included;
-Business Architecture of Real Estate Broker and Agent profile development from commission perspective
-Research on transaction processing and documenting that.
-Commission Engine, computation and modeling.
-Transaction closing calculation flows and diagrams
-Guiding and assisting coders with diagrams, Screen sharing sessions, mockups (balsamiq mockups, draw.io, Ms Visio), workbooks, documents and skype sessions.
-Analyzed commission processes on Brokersumo, Dotloop, Brokermint, BPM Online, Ez Coordinator Transaction Management, Lonewolf, Paperless Pipeline and ProgoldI2.

Project Manager
Koderlabs, Karachi, Pakistan
Project: SPECTOCOR (Web and Mobile application for Real Time E.C.G. Reporting)
-Established and maintained regular communication with stakeholders for new and changing requirements.
-Documented and updated workflow process and diagrams in CONFLUENCE.
-Communicated and updated each development team member with relevant workflow updates.
-Conducted weekly scrum and validated tasks completed for the week.
-Planned and assigned weekly tasks for each resource in JIRA.
-Managed and assigned adhoc tasks.
-Reviewed and discussed Quality Assurance results with stakeholders, updated developers with feedback and assigned related tasks.

Finance Manager
Lakhani Corporation(Importer of computer and laptop hardware and accessories, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Developed a system of internal control and improve finance process.
  • Functional documentation of system and process.
  • Recommended and implemented a financial transaction recording system to improve recording efficiency and cater the management reporting requirements.

Finance, Accounts and Audit Assistant
Tariq Abdul Ghani Maqbool & Co. Chartered Accountants, Karachi, Pakistan
  • United Band Limited as Secondment Resource - Management of non-performing loans portfolio
-       It included preparation of reports for senior management and ensure compliance with State Bank of Pakistan regulations.
  • Internal Audit. (Karachi Sheraton Hotel now Move n Pick)
    • Documentation of processes of various departments, sub departments/ functions.
    • Planning and execution of internal audit procedures on quarterly basis.
    • Client Recommendations on Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)s and develop system of internal control.
  • Monthly Management Accounts (KASB International Limited)
    • Statement of Financial Position
    • Statement of Comprehensive Income
    • Cash Flows
    • Statement of Changes in Equity
    • Notes to the Accounts (As per International Financial Reporting Standards)
  • Accounts Payable Processing and Reporting (Eli Lilly Pakistan Pvt. Ltd.)
    • Accounts payable process from bill receipt to issuance of check.
    • Management reporting of bills by client, by segment and comparative on accounting period.

Accounting Specialist
Green Island Foundation School, Karachi, Pakistan
Created an Accounting System with Ms. Excel and implemented it.
Mathematics & Social Studies Teacher
Fatimiyah Education Network (FEN), Karachi, Pakistan
Teacher of Mathematics and Social Studies.
Internal Workshops
-Classroom Management
-Welcoming students for a new Academic Year
External Workshop and Certification
-Teaching Maps in Social Studies (4 week workshop at Habib Public School)

Other

Marilex Lea Llave, Ph.D. Research Fellow, Assistant Professor University of Adger (UiA)
"Kumail was a vital part of my Business Intelligence study. He gave me interesting inputs regarding Business Intelligence adoption in Small and Medium-sized enterprises. I truly believe in his BI skills that's why I was grateful to work with him."

Muhammad Abbas Kazi, MA, CHRL. IT Talent Acquisition Leader at 5to50 Technologies.
"I have worked with Kumail in various capacities over the last 5 years. Most recently he supported me in the delivery of People Analytics 101 workshop for the Strategy Institute Canada. I was impressed by his experience in supporting large scale Enterprise HR and Business Development projects for organizations in Canada and the US. He is skilled at moving projects forward without being discouraged by unusual delays and scope changes. I recommend Kumail to anyone who is looking to hire an Information Management BA with BI expertise."

Graduate in Business Finance and Computer Science with over 9 years of cumulative professional experience.

I write blogs on
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/user/viewprofilepage/user-id/22640
https://medium.com/@tag.kumail
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kumail-raza-76508856/detail/recent-activity/posts/

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