Ji Ho Kim Business Analyst

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Masters of Global Affairs – University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada                                          2016 – 2018.05

·       Collaborative Program with Environmental Studies

·       MGA Entrance Scholarship Award, MGA 2 Academic Excellence Scholarship Award

Bachelor of Commerce – Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada                                                   2008 – 2013

·       D.I McLeod Dean’s List Scholarship in first year, Queen’s Excellence Scholarship Award

·       Exchange to Guanghua School of Management, Peking University (Feb – June. 2011)

Demand Planner, LG Electronics Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada                                                     2018.05 – 2018.08

·       Analyzed forecasting and future demand trends that correspond to market conditions

·       Reviewed current inventory levels and adjusted supply plans to ensure the alignment with target levels of safety stock and inventory plans.

·       Reviewed forecast, sales capability, inventory KPIs for alignment and meeting business requirement

·       Prepared and analyzed the sales and operations for each Air Conditioning product groups, and presented highlights to the management regarding the status of the business on a weekly and monthly basis

·       Set and managed system operating parameters to align system(s) with the required and anticipated planning
requirements including: Lead time, safety stock, End-of-Life (EOL) and New-Product-Introduction (NPI) timing


Junior Trade Analyst, Embassy of Canada, Buenos Aires, Argentina                                                     2017.05 – 2017.08

·       Drafted weekly and monthly internal report on Argentine economy that covered Canadian investment, Argentine trade policy, inflation, currency fluctuation

·       Assisted trade commissioners in preparing for Canada 150 event, to create and send out invitations, manage confirmed guest lists and to help with the event operation that was attended by more than 600 guests

·       Provided logistical help for delegation’s visit from Agribition, Canada’s biggest livestock expo and participated in their presentation to Argentine breeders as an embassy representative

·       Conducted a detailed research about the legislative changes in bio-ethanol production and capacity of bioethanol producing sugar mills in Argentina and drafted a report based on the findings


Business Advisor, CUSO International, Estelí, Nicaragua                                                                         2016.02 – 2016.08

·       Contributed to improving OCTUPAN (Local NGO)’s institutional capacities and the development of economic initiatives of youth and women groups, and created a development strategy that help these groups to gain better access to neighbouring markets

·       Promoted new economic initiatives pertinent to diversified crops, sweets, pastries and traditional goods through collaboration with OCTUPAN’s technical business services team

·       Helped to improve capacities of entrepreneurs to develop, establish and manage sustainable businesses

·       Conducted market studies and devised a business plan to facilitate the commercialization of products and services offered by the beneficiaries’ businesses

Credit Analyst, KEB Hana Bank Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada                                                                     2013 – 2015

·       Counselled prospective clients and mortgage brokers to evaluate their financial status and determine feasibility of the mortgages, and recommended products that align with the clients’ income range

·       Assisted management in preparing Loan Review Reports for internal audit and risk management requirement

·       Secured approvals for the commercial mortgages up to $6 million from the Head Office and managed entire loan issuance processes from origination to closing including: registering customer information in accordance with compliance guideline, and corresponding with law offices to revise necessary contents in legal drafts


Overseas Network/PR Intern, Grameen Bank Korea (Microcredit Joyful Union), Seoul, South Korea                 2012

·       Oversaw organization’s formal communication between Microfinance Institutions in England, U.S.
and Bangladesh regarding membership acquisition for microfinance associations

·       Acted as a primary contact to numerous global microcredit organizations to seek partnership arrangements

·       Drafted and posted one-source material about global Microfinance trend, Capitalism and CSR on bi-weekly basis on the Korean Internet portal, NAVER, and subsequently to the blogs and organizational SNS channels to raise public awareness about the organization and work of the microfinance companies


Treasurer, Graduate Environmental Student Association, Toronto, Canada                                        2016.09 – 2018.06

·       Prepared an annual statement of income and expenditures for the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (UTGSU)

·       Actively searched, applied, and monitored funding sources with the assistance from the executives

·       Maintained sound financial record and GESA account at the designated financial institution


VP Finance, Environmental Working Group, Toronto, Canada                                                                  2016.12 – 2018.06

·       Managing the group’s budget, reimbursing expenditures and preparing an annual financial statement

·       Implemented online collaboration tool that increased communication efficiency and file sharing process

Compliance Analyst, G20 Research Group, Toronto, Canada                                                                  2016.09 – 2017.12

·       Analyzed China, South Korea and Japan’s e-commerce policies and compliance to commitments made regarding the   policies at the G20 2016 Hangzhou summit

·       Produced an interim compliance report for China, South Korea and Japan’s e-trade compliance

·       Korean: Native or Bilingual Proficiency

·       English: Native or Bilingual Proficiency

·       Chinese: Advanced Level. Holder of Chinese Proficiency Test Level 6 (Highest Level)

·       Japanese: Advanced Level. Holder of Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1 (Highest Level)

·       Spanish: Intermediate or Business level

·       Fully proficient in Microsoft Office suites (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)

·       Holder of International Computer Driving License (ICDL) Complete Certificate

·       Completed 10-week intensive course on Smart LED Lighting from Impact Centre, University of Toronto

·       LEED Green Associate Training in Progress

·       Extensive Experience in Financial Modeling and Valuation Analysis

·       Additional Interests include: Music, Mobile Technologies, travelling (over 30 countries), Movies, Books, Sports



2016/09 - 2018/06 Master of Global Affairs at University of Toronto

· Collaborative Program with Environmental Studies
· MGA Entrance Scholarship Award, MGA 2 Academic Excellence Scholarship Award

2008/09 - 2013/11 Bachelor of Commerce at Queen's University

· D.I McLeod Dean’s List Scholarship in first year, Queen’s Excellence Scholarship Award
· Exchange to Guanghua School of Management, Peking University (Feb – June. 2011)