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Manager Financial

Location:
Sugar Land, Texas, United States
Salary:
140000
Posted:
January 15, 2018

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Luis Torres Garcia

**** ********* **** **, ***** Land, Texas, 77479

Home Phone: +1-281-***-**** Mobile phone: +1-281-***-**** e-mail: ac31o6@r.postjobfree.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/luistorresgarcia

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Accounting and financial management executive with extensive and progressive experience. High aptitude for achieving objectives and deliver stellar results with very close integration with operations. Motivated to work with multi-disciplinary teams and multi-cultural environments. Inspired by team work and creative thinking as a key factor to achieve challenging goals. Strong qualifications in leading financial teams, developing and implementing financial controls and processes with effective change management aimed to gain productivity improvements. Possess solid leadership and communication skills. Fluent in English and Spanish.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

• Accounting and Financial Management

• Budgeting and Forecasting

• US GAAP and IFRS

• SOX Controls, Internal Controls and

Auditing

• Risk Management

• Multicultural-Multidisciplinary

• Collaborative

• Work Under Pressure

• Proactive and Creative

• Results Oriented

• Controllership and Decision Advise

• Business Planning and Analysis

• Treasury Management & Taxes

• Strategic Financial Analysis and

Reporting

• Project Management

• Manufacturing

• Communicate Effectively

• Leadership

• Think Out of the Box

• Competitive

• Management Experience

• Performance Analysis

• Due Diligence and M&A

• Bidding, Commercial and

Negotiation Support

• Ethics and Integrity

• Problem Solving

• Flexibility

• Excellent Judgment

• Detail Oriented

• Multitasking

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

QUADNRG – Consulting Services to Incorporate and Initial Financial Set Up Present Consulting Services

The company will provide specialized and customized software, IT hardware and different services such as data acquisition, data processing, data interpretation; control surveillance with UAV; expert consulting; training and UAV certification for the energy industry.

US Permanent Residence Approval 2016-2017

I applied for the US permanent residence in November 2016 and obtained Employment Authorization Documents in March 2017 which allow me to work for any employer. My petition for alien worker and permanent residence was approved in November 2017.

SCHLUMBERGER 1997 – 2016

The positions mentioned below are based on the organization structure of Schlumberger and these are equivalent to Finance Director of the Country or Region where I was based. Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. SCHLUMBERGER – Transformation Project 2014 – 2016

Global Finance Business Manager – Worldwide Implementation Initial investment of $500 million to implement SAP complete business suite as ERP solution worldwide. Reporting to Director of Internal Audit and Transformation Manager, led the team of 20 subject-matter experts in finance and SAP to identify financial risks and propose mitigating controls for business processes across all functions. Responsible for the implementation of solutions around Governance, Risks and Compliance targeting key financial and SOX controls. Significant achievements include:

• Completed the Risk and Controls Matrix with key financial and SOX controls, where 59% of the controls are now preventive instead of detective and 52% are automated

• Created of Financial Policies and Procedures based on the new control environment 2 P a g e

• Deployed and implemented pilot solution in Ecuador.

• Led the evaluation, selection and pilot implementation of the automated accounts reconciliation tool SCHLUMBERGER – Oilfield Services 2011 – 2014

GeoMarket Controller - Mexico, Central America and Caribbean (MCA) Responsible for overall accounting and financial management, strategic planning and forecasting, internal controls, taxes and treasury management of +$2.4 billion revenue GeoMarket, reporting to Latin America Controller and GeoMarket Vice President. MCA is one of the largest markets in Schlumberger where 18 different Product Lines provide services. Directed a team of 14 direct reports and +180 finance persons across four regions supporting operations in different countries. Significant achievements include:

• Led the formulation and consolidation of 5-year strategic plan (2012-2016) for all Product Lines

• Developed and implemented key indicators for upper management to monitor performance vs plan and forecast

• Launched and monitored business process improvement and cost control initiatives resulting in $30 million annual impact in the bottom line

• Implemented the incentivized contract model for Schlumberger Production Management (SPM) Segment to participate in brown fields tenders and projects. We were awarded one brown field project in the South of Mexico with an estimate total contract value of +$1.2 billion

• Led the assessment, development and implementation of Tax Compliance System, enabling significant process improvement and resulting in lower staff turnover in the tax department, better work balance, improved quality and finally saved an average of $7 million from errors and tax penalties annually.

• Achieved the best days sales outstanding record (32 days) in the history of MCA. Improving collections through proactive customer engagement and better understanding of their internal process

• Prepared the assessment for proper transfer of the transactional activities to the new Financial Hub in Houston, targeting a net HC reduction of 60 people.

SCHLUMBERGER – Integrated Projects Management (IPM) 2009 – 2011 Region Controller - Mexico, Central America and Caribbean (MCA) Responsible of project accounting and all financial aspects of the largest and more complex IPM projects in Schlumberger (+$1.2 billion revenue), leading a team of 30 finance professionals including 5 project controllers. Accountable for the overall projects financial performance, evaluating and assessing financial, commercial and technical risks. Proper risk assessment, avoidance of service quality incidents and managing third party suppliers effectively are key areas to deliver strong project financial performance.

Significant achievements include:

• Led the implementation of Project Accounting Process to understand profitability by project

• Led the implementation of business solution to track the construction costs per well/stage, enabling the project controllers and bidding team to make better decisions, improve project performance and prepare bids.

• Profitable oil and gas projects across the region, +22% net from internal revenue and up to 7% net from third party revenue

• Led the bid preparation and the financial and commercial risk assessment of large integrated projects. Two major lump sum type of project were awarded: Burgos $600 million and the extension of Mesozoic project $1.1 billion

• Achieved annual savings of $10 million from services consolidation and price negotiation with third party suppliers SCHLUMBERGER – Manufacturing & Research 2007 – 2009 Manufacturing Center Controller

Controller responsible for the overall accounting and financial management, consolidation and reporting, financial planning and analysis of one of the largest Manufacturing Center in Schlumberger with annual revenue of $900 million. Reporting to Worldwide Manufacturing Controller and leading a team of 7 direct reports and 22 finance professionals. The manufacturing and research centers under my responsibility were located in US, France, Singapore and Canada. Each center has distinctive manufacturing processes.

Significant achievements include:

• Prepared the 5-year manufacturing plan approved by product lines

• Monitored proper profitability by product line to avoid transfer price issues

• Audited and approved lean six sigma projects and cost avoidance initiatives reflecting total annual savings of $5 million 3 P a g e

• Reduced +$20 million of penalties for early termination of contracts through strategic negotiations with suppliers to cancel orders due to activity downturn

SCHLUMBERGER – Corporate HQ 2004 – 2007

Internal Auditor

Reporting to Internal Audit Manager from Western Hemisphere, Internal Audit was a key player in the identification of the risks and implementation of mitigating controls to comply with the requirements of Sarbanes Oxley Act. Performed financial and operational audits around the world to ensure compliance and participated in business evaluations, due diligences, post acquisitions reviews and other corporate special projects. The main achievement was the recognition of external auditors of a successful implementation of SOX controls program in all countries where Schlumberger operates. SCHLUMBERGER – IT Sema Division 2003 – 2004

Division Controller

Responsible of the financial function and leading the teams of two Regions PCE (Peru, Colombia and Ecuador) and Venezuela and The Caribbean with annual consolidated revenue of $120 million. Accountable for the financial performance, planning, forecasting, taxes and treasury activities for each country. Significant achievements include:

• Harmonized financial procedures of two different organizations, identifying and implementing best practices from both

• Initiated business transformation to achieve profitable results after one year of the merge (5% net)

• Prepared and completed the financial carve-out process to sell part of the business to Atos Origin SCHLUMBERGER – Cards, Phones and Meters Division 2001 – 2003 Country Controller

Directed the finance team for the Manufacturing Plants with revenue of $45 million and with specific focus of finalizing the retrofit of more than 55,000 pay phones and the preparation of the financial information for the spin-off of pay phones, gas and electricity meters divisions.

SCHLUMBERGER – Oilfield Services 1997 – 2001

Financial Center Manager

Led the financial center in Mexico supporting the oilfield services activates with annual revenue of +$300 million. The main responsibilities were P&L elaboration, balance sheet reviews, planning and preparation of rolling forecast, month end consolidation and reporting activities. During this period, I was responsible to managed the Capex to build one of the biggest oilfield services locations in Latin America with total investment of $35 million. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION & DEVELOPMENT

• Advanced Finance Executive Education at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, US

• Bachelor Degree in Accounting: National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico



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