Yakobovitch David

David Yakobovitch

Data Scientist

Name:David Yakobovitch
Date of birth:March 22
Address:Miami, FL
Phone:+ 1 (305) 321 0567
Dedicated Business Analyst with over 5 years experience supporting strategic decisions in finance, operations and technology environments. Technically proficient professional with significant developer skills for CRM, ERP, and Excel systems through Waterfall and Agile methods.

Professional Experience

2014 - present


Sr. Business Analyst, Financial Services Group, Employer Services

Positioned as Senior Data Scientist for Special Projects in ADP’s Think Tank. Day-to-day stack includes financial analysis, predictive analytics, data visualization, and financial modeling. Functions include Scrum Master for Production and Dev environments with IT and FP&A teams (in-house and consultants). Data wrangler, handle ETL data for HR/Benefits datasets and datastores through SQL Server 2014, R, JMP, and Tableau.

2013 - 2014

Deutsche Bank

Sr. Business Analyst, Jacksonville, FL

Global Technology & Operations
Technology Supply – Production – Chief of Staff Office

Processes & Cost to Achieve Achievements:
• Positioned for reconciliation and remediation of target operation model for 1,500 resources in Operational Excellence Programme.
• Supported Production team in Chief of Staff through internal communications, financial validations and user support with best practices and knowledge management.
• Developed process improvements for Global Technology & Operations for systems support with Infrastructure Technology, Human Resources, and Capital Improvements through needs assessment, data mining, and presentations for senior management for key decision-making on Client Excellence.
• Managed hiring process for all Production Internal Resources (5,000+ employees) in Jacksonville, London, New York, Frankfurt, and Eschborn
• Coordinated travel management, travel budget, and travel approvals for target projects and critical business operations
• Supported key stakeholders and sponsors with project management in CA Clarity PPM, SharePoint, and Excel.
• Reviewed organisation footprint in data centers, contractor agreements, and location strategy for Target Platform.

Employee Engagement Achievements
• Spearheaded flagship video production projects site-wide for data centers, town halls, and site briefings, including cross training to global teams in London and Mumbai.
• Launched Prezi recruitment initiatives for Jacksonville campus, including branding and cultural values with direct feedback from senior management.
• Coordinated task delegation for dbPride, Passion for the Planet, and Culture Committees to increase Employee Engagement bank-wide at hub and franchise service centers.
• Launched Passion to Care blog to share relevant Generation Y and Baby Boomer conversations on communication, leadership, and management.

2010 - 2010


Loss Experience Analyst, Columbus, GA

Positioned to model and report new financial measures and assumptions for a variety of life insurance products.  Applied extensive knowledge of life insurance pricing, product features, and best practices.  Managed databases to measure performance and ensure accuracy for insurance claims.  Mitigated risk with financial models, mathematical modeling, and relational database analysis.


Cost Reduction Achievements

  • Developed new rating plans and new rating variables for health insurance products.
  • Utilized advanced statistical techniques to analyze loss experience and retention for personal insurance claims, saving Aflac over $800,000.
  • Acquired data from internal sources and external vendors for use in loss experience, marketing, and retention studies for Health & Benefits products.
2011 - 2011

Citigroup LATAM

Financial Control Analyst, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Recruited to develop standardized global policies, processes, and controls following 2010 consolidation of 15 autonomous business units (P&Ls and OUCs) into single corporate structure.  Directed day-to-day financial, tax, and accounting activities; coordinated and oversaw all fiscal reporting and documentation, including production of monthly reports for Consumer, Global, and Technology divisions.  Tasked to improved data retrieval from relational databases for ad hoc reporting for cost center changes.


Accounting & Budgeting Achievements

  • Developed a project management structure to enhance accurate and timely internal reporting.
  • Led team-based strategic planning process.  Assessed financial and IT internal controls in addition to controls for internal reporting; identified gaps for remediation.
  • Performed in-depth analysis of audit department efficiency and recommended multiple opportunities for improvement.
2011 - 2011

Citigroup LATAM

Business Intelligence Analyst, Miami, FL

Selected to transition centralized databases into Central Repository Database with cross-functional teams from Argentina, Mexico, Chile, and India.  Re-structured Industrial business lines from product-focus to industry-focused model within sales organization.  Improved process performance of XML 360 Dashboards for Senior Management in LATAM countries with economic forecasting, financial controls, and financial models.  Developed Cash Plan Liquidity Model for GTS Treasury with Liquidity Premiums and FX factors.


Business & Technology Achievements

  • Enhanced finance department processes, technology, financial controls, accounting operations, accounts payable, and purchasing functions.
  • Integrated Sales Reporting / Information Management teams from line of business functions into Finance; improved processes and technologies supporting these functions.
  • Converted 2 accounting and banking systems into one integrated system.
2012 - 2013

Curveline Films

Executive Sales Producer, Miami, FL

Tasked with new business development from the ground up, establishing brand presence in South Florida by cultivating niche markets through market identification, competitive product positioning, and pricing strategy.  Direct all facets of the sales cycle for 50+ accounts, from cross-cultural communications, customer relationship management, and training & development for inbound / outbound sales management with presentations on account relationship management, branding, and customer needs assessment.


Sales & Management Achievements

  • Hired/trained high-performance support staff, facilitating $250K+ year-over-year gross margin increase.
  • Amplified brand recognition by designing website, press releases, social media, and SEO advertisements.
  • Brought new cutting-edge products to market and provided beta tests for products prior to production.
  • Successfully negotiated and captured key local accounts including Miami DDA, Haute Living, and Red Bull, winning projects away from competitors.


2008 - 2012

University of Florida

Finance, Information Systems, Statistics

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL                                                                                 May 2012

Heavener School of Business, Warrington College of Business Administration  

Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems, Statistics, and Finance


Professional Development:  Florida Leadership Academy; Enactus (SIFE); Gator Student Investment Fund

Case Competitions: PwC xTax Finalist (2009, 2011); Prudential Singapore Finalist (2010)

Languages: English; Spanish – speaking, reading, writing; Mandarin Chinese – reading

Contact info
AddressMiami, FL
Phone+ 1 (305) 321 0567

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