Gwyn Wilson

Freelance Budgeting Freelancer & Project Manager

Location:Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
2 Skills


A highly accomplished professional with extensive experience in Project Management, IT, and Finance, and a track record of achievement in management, business process improvement, General Ledger ,Purchasing, P&L reporting and analysis, PeopleSoft financials, budgeting, policy and procedure development, training, and technical support. A forward-thinking leader with a customer service focus and experience working with government and private industry clients. An organized people person who manages projects from their initial development through completion, including developing and managing the project scope, deliverables, objectives, milestones and risks. A dynamic producer, who consistently demonstrates the ability to achieve maximum effectiveness, while maintaining high standards. Secures lasting success with a commitment to excellence.


STEAK N SHAKE, Indianapolis, Indiana
IT Analyst /
Project Manager………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….2012-Present
Provide project leadership between business partners and IT. Lead, manage and participate in projects, understand business impact, quantify resources, evaluate and recommend technical options to drive business improvements. Lead business partners in assessing and defining requirements, and drive the development of business cases. Determine and recommend the most value-added solutions based on the needs of the business and current and potential IT capabilities. Focus on PeopleSoft ERP system.
? Successfully managed benefit enrollment project which improved the enrollment process for 21,000 employees from a manual paper process to an automated telephonic process
? Serves on the Governance Process team to provide input on project / task prioritization
? Development of project management and implementation process to increase efficiency
? Provide project status and improvement recommendations to executive level team members

IT Analyst /
Project Manager 2010-2012
Assisted with the implementation and ongoing process improvement of PeopleSoft 9.0 and ImageNow. Provided PeopleSoft and ImageNow post-implementation functional assistance and support focus on customer service and issue resolution. Facilitated trainings, meetings, presentations, and status meetings for outsourced vendors and contractors, directors and executive level team, and Veolia Waters employees throughout the country. Acted as liaison between the accounts payable and IT departments. Provided business process and policy development, recommendations, and solutions. Managed projects, including scope and objectives development, reporting, facilitating meetings, tracking and documenting progress, task follow-up, resource management and execution.
? Conducted PeopleSoft procurement training for the regional offices.
? Managed the audit response project.
? Managed the development of the PeopleSoft user-security review process.
? Oversaw the SOX audit response.
? Provided QA for test scripts and managed UAT systems testing for a system upgrade.
? Successfully managed ACH payment processing project which improved efficiency, relationships with vendors, and saved thousands of dollars in man hours previous spent issuing paper checks

ENTAP, Indianapolis, Indiana
IT Consultant 2008-2010
Provided PeopleSoft Financials consulting and post-implementation support for contract with a government client. Assisted clients through new software implementations, including fit-gap analysis, requirements-gathering, demonstrations, and training. Assumed responsibility for providing curriculum development and training implementation. Offered business process and policy recommendations and solutions. Handled project management, including working with customers to develop key deliverables and scope, reporting, and scheduling and resource management.
? Developed and conducted PeopleSoft training attended by hundreds of users statewide .
? Managed a PeopleSoft training project for the Indiana Division of State Court Administration.

Adecco Technical (Roche Diagnostics) , Indianapolis, Indiana
Business Analyst………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….2006-2008
Responsible for analysis of sales data for the Hospital Sales Unit. Provided valuable add hock and monthly reporting and forecasting that was used by the team to make decisions and manage day to day activities.
? Developed sales plan for Hospital team including sales matrix for bonus compensation.

Controller 2004-2006
Budget Analyst 2001-2004
Managed the budget and finance management functions for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commission, totaling $135,000,000. Supervised budget analysts. Acted as the liaison with the State Budget Agency, Auditor’s Office, and GMIS. Prepared fiscal impact statements, fund transfer requests, and other documentation and information required by the State Budget Agency. Developed and administered the Biennium Budget for the BMV/C. Monitored accounts payable and procurement processing to ensure the use of appropriate funds and accounts. Assumed responsibility for contract, recruitment, requisition, and purchase-order review and approval. Handled the preparation of financial reports, including P&L reporting and analysis, budget presentations and budget-impact statements.
? Advised and made business recommendations to the executive staff on financial matters regarding organization. Served as interim CFO.
? Developed and implemented budget-development training for the agency.
? Acted as implementation team lead for the PeopleSoft implementation and upgrade.
? Oversaw the management of general ledger module and commitment control budgets in the PeopleSoft financials system.

CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIAL FACILITY, Pendleton, Indiana, Business Administrator, 1998-2001. Managed a $21,000,000 budget. Oversaw functions of the business office, including purchasing, accounts payable, contract management, bank accounts and investments. Prepared financial reports and analysis. Supervised day-to-day operations of the commissary, mail room, warehouse, staff payroll, offender clothing, offender accounts and computer technologies departments. Advised the executive staff on financial matters. Developed and analyzed policies and procedures. Managed implementation of new commissary system including project definition, training, scheduling and resource management.

INDIANA CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE, Indianapolis, Indiana, Program Manager, 1994-1997. Oversaw the financial and program management of state and federally-funded projects of $1,000,000. Developed and implemented grant-writing and project-management training for grantees statewide. Coordinated large media events and conferences.

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Bloomington, Indiana
B.A., Political Science, 1999

Program Management, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Purchasing/Payables Accelerated Rel 9 Ed 3, Oracle University

ITIL Foundation
PeopleSoft 8 Financial Management Implementation Champion
Project Management Certification, Indiana University-Purdue University

PeopleSoft, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ImageNow , Visio, Snagit, SAP, Access
Skills (2) Rating
Project Management