My six years of experience in finance & accounting have enabled me to find solutions to complex software engineering problems. I am passionate about using my organizational skills and growth mindset to build applications that help others.

  • Matthew Sedlacek
  • (206) 948-6003

Professional Experience

  • Software Engineer II / Technical Lead2022 - Present

    ● Developed multipart AWS file uploader to serve as bank hot servicing backup for loans, also optimized source queries in Redshift reducing processing times by 95%
    ● Created automated invoicing service to post invoices to Stripe for payment and record in accounting software
    ● Led a high-performing software development team through project lifecycles, fostering collaboration, setting clear goals, and optimizing team productivity, resulting in successful and timely delivery of projects

    Software Engineer I2021 - 2022


    ● Developed General Ledger accounting microservice to automate and accurately record cash and cash in-transit; implemented rules engine and Kafka event streaming of payment processors including ACH, Stripe, First Data, and Cybersource
    ● Created merchant referral revenue payout interface and optimized referral revenue process providing stronger controls and visibility to Treasury and Finance
    ● Designed and updated Investor Relations page in collaboration with Senior Leadership to provide more informative and user friendly experience
    ● Led workshops on software design patterns for 30+ Software Engineers

  • Financial Analyst II2019 - 2020

    Adaptive Biotechnologies

    ● Established budget vs actual reporting with variance analysis
    ● Built scalable Project Management Organizational Model for operations teams to plan for 2020 hires and determine the timing of projects using Greenhouse and Microsoft Excel
    ● Streamlined headcount forecasting by developing policies with the Human Resources team

  • Financial Analyst2017 - 2019


    ● Created annual budgets, monthly forecasts, and quarterly reporting for the Board of Directors presentations and internal stakeholders
    ● Designed and led beginner and advanced Microsoft Excel workshops for ROOT SPORTS NW employees
    ● 2019 Q3 Employee of the Quarter

  • Financial Analyst2016 - 2017


    ● Led weekly calls with operations and business partners to discuss inventory issues and impacts on accounting
    ● Automated inventory processes and reporting using SQL and Virtual Trader

  • Financial Accounting Analyst2014 - 2016


    ● Provided accounting guidance for equipment purchases and construction projects for over sixty Costco locations
    ● Consolidated and reported capital expenditures, depreciation, system discrepancies, and construction in progress


  • Flatiron School2020

    Full Stack Web Development, Ruby on Rails and JavaScript program
  • Washington State University2014

    Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Finance Major

    Summa Cum Laude

  • Bellevue College2018

    Certificate, Database Design


  • Golang

  • SQL

  • Ruby on Rails

  • Ruby

  • Python


  • React

  • JavaScript

  • React Native

  • HTML / CSS


  • AWS

  • Kafka

  • Kubernetes

  • Data Modeling & Analysis

  • Budgeting / Forecasting

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Helm

  • Sage Intacct

  • NetSuite

  • Salesforce

  • CashPro