Strong background in global controllership, financial analysis & planning, ERP reporting, and implementation, month end closing, accounting, audit, credit, treasury, supply chain and operations management. Ability to control, improve, synergize and lead different units in a regional/global organization with a strong orientation to ensure achievement of goals through leadership, teamwork, career growth, fostering collaboration and proactively approaching challenges. Solid competencies and distinctive experience in: multicultural business exposure, shared services/COEs, outsourcing services, talent management, work teams consolidation, change management process, performance measurement, strategic planning, control & forecast culture, project management and continuous process improvements
Computer information systems minor
Customer service related to all services required, quotes, contracts and any special requirements.
Select, hire, train and supervise administrative and operations personnel to ensure service and products application quality is delivered according to company`s standards.
Negotiate and manage specialized supplier`s services.
Research, interact and implement new products to improve company’s services
Inventory planning & control
Daily invoicing, cash management, accounts receivables, accounts payables and payroll management.
Public and private bids preparation & project management
Led & supported corporate advisory for financial, operations, and outsourcing divisions for branches in several countries in Central and South America.
Consulting activities included integration of financial, accounting& operation services focused to improve financial performance & reporting;
independent systematic evaluations of operation and financial processes.
Led compliance reviews to assess and strengthen the internal control environment. Integrated and consolidated financial information for diversified regional corporations.
Outsourcing services related to talent workforce, processing, payroll administration, strategic training plan, customer service, month end closing and systems information technology optimization and development.
Import and export negotiation, logistic coordination, implementation and financial analysis
for new products related to agriculture crops, construction finishings.
Public and private bids preparation & project management
Global Control, reconciliation and reporting functions for transactions monitoring involving Institutional Clients´ businesses for America, Asia, Western Europe, and North Africa; coordination for regulatory /managerial month end GL closing & reporting process involving 2500 legal entities; Controllership leader for intercompany financial differences and adjustments resolution. Sponsorship, definition and and follow up on continuous process improvement projects. Leader and coordinator for several departments and functions’ migrations/right-placements to Costa Rica’ shared services site. Re-current Senior management reviews with Regional/Global Controllers to evaluate results and performance. Global & regional communications for special projects, changes in corporate legal vehicles structure and accounting policy. Liaison for internal control and corporate audit process. Host recurrent global conference meetings for performance reviews with customers, training, critical points and regional/global month end reporting process monitoring. Led balance sheet control review process involving intercompany balance sheet accounts AP/AR,OA,for all institutional clients accounts
Controllership, audit and compliance functions related to Annual Operative Plan design, budget management, execution & supervision of all audits scheduled for the existing 298 local governments of the country. Operational & administrative re-engineering for department and local governments’ audit process. Audit reports review, approval and custody process. Management, selection, training and permanent evaluation of an average total pool of 150 auditors; design and execution of the annual training program for auditors and supervisors for internal control, risk, accounting, finance and International Audit Standards. Assistance and advisory support for conferences, seminars, meetings and inquiries requested by local government authorities, administrative management members and non government representatives. Monthly and quarterly Senior Management reporting with Key Performance Indicators and self assessments to ensure and comply with institutional objectives. Design and execution of annual training plan for local government authorities and administrative management employees to ensure their correct and efficient performance, in compliance with laws.
Controllership and operations management for Credit, Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable, Invoicing, Cashiers, Audit and Inventory Control areas. Credit policy modifications for improvement, enforcement and approvals. Led Inventory Control, and Audit/Compliance departments; supervision and coordination of internal audit assessments and process improvement projects in operational areas involving Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Warehouse & Logistics. Senior project management for critical initiatives such as operations master re-engineering plan. ERPs implementation. Accomplishment of operational & financial objectives by planning, evaluating project activities and change management strategic plan; mobile point of sales and warehouse automation & new financial & reporting systems implementation for strategic planning. Led implementation and training for process improvement changes. Analysis and implementation of performance measurement process (KPIs).
Management of consulting teams for services in financial analysis & reporting, accounting, taxes, operations, information systems for local and regional corporate customers related to manufacturing, distribution & services industries. AP/AR, Liquidity & risk mgm advisory. Financial statements analysis and recommendations proposals for senior management decision making based on independent monthly and quarterly results review. Customers’ representation for commercial & financial negotiations with overseas suppliers to obtain new brands and product line representations for local distribution. Import and Export process coordination for products. Assessment reviews of internal control structure and legal compliance support in preparation for corporate internal and external audits. Process improvement advisory, facilitator and trainer for PI teams. Financial feasibility studies and project design for new business opportunities. Training & preparation for budget, cash flow, capital investment plan and strategic planning process.
Financial control role involving strategic business financial planning, treasury management, regulatory local and corporate accounting & reporting. Recurrent formal evaluation of financial and managerial results with product and segment managers to ensure objectives achievement. Country leader and coordinator for financial and managerial reporting systems implementation; Trainer for Total Quality and Customer Loyalty initiative based on Six Sigma and Lean training for 350 employees in Honduras, Costa Rica. El Salvador and Guatemala. Facilitator and trainer for groups involved in special identified process improvement projects. Implementation and reporting of Key Business Indicators to measure quality of internal products or services. Preparation of financial statements according to US GAAP for Head Office regulatory and management reporting. Analysis and implementation of internal control and corporate audit policies. Analysis & implementation control structure for cost, expense and revenue management in accordance with corporate global profitability standards. Analysis and coordination of annual & quarterly budget process. Local and overseas official training for the region. Participation in internal audits for Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Guatemala & Panama’s business units.