E l i s e o M . H e r r e r a, J r .
512-***-**** 130 Aberdeen Ct.
firstname.lastname@example.org Austin, TX 78737
M a n a g e m e n t P r o f e s s i o n a l
Extremely motivated, outgoing, and passionate Business and Management Professional has more than 35 years of financial and accounting experience driving worldwide results in high technology industries for manufacturing, business unit, and/or corporate level organizations. Trustworthy candidate is currently looking for a challenging position within a manufacturing organization or a non-manufacturing organization seeking financial expertise in all disciplines. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills make the candidate effective with clients, staff, or other professionals across different job levels. Dedicated professional demonstrates key abilities in leadership, project management, negotiation, financial planning & analysis, communication, business development, organization, as well as problem solving. Effectively contributes towards organizational achievement, leads cross-functional teams by example, professionally deals with increased challenges or responsibilities, and excels under pressure.
Strategic Planning & Implementation Efficient in Organization & Multitasking
Adept in Leadership & Management Task & Detail-Oriented Team Builder
Skillful in International Business Relations Resourceful/Creative Problem Solver P r o f e s s i o n a l E x p e r i e n c e
Financial Services, Austin, TX Oct 2010 – Present
Owned a Financial Services Business providing Tax and Commercial Property and Casualty Insurance services to clients of all income levels, including small to mid-size businesses.
Delivered services to over 200 clients including, but not limited to, representation to the IRS on topics varying from proving the identity of taxpayer or preventing property seizure.
Provided necessary support for individuals to acquire a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) in order to file tax returns as well as pay federal taxes due or claim a refund as allowed.
Offered advice and support to clients in navigating the Obamacare Marketplace policies and rates in order for them to decide personal steps for health insurance coverage.
Supported small business clients in acquiring their Employer Identification Number (EIN) and offered bookkeeping services in order to support their financial deductions to the IRS. GlobalFoundries, Austin, TX 2008 – Oct 2010
Vice President – Worldwide Corp Financial Planning & Analysis and Manufacturing Finance
Prepared annual budget and initial 5-year plan post-spinoff with full set of financials for $3.1 billion in sales entity; handled P&L forecasts and closing cycles for multi-site organizations.
Submitted new budget to board with 8 weeks to prepare full set of financials and updated board materials during merger activity of a Singaporean business of $1.5 billion in sales.
Negotiated and managed the sale of process technology and related equipment to a Russian entity for $450 million; reduced cycle time of approvals for equipment by 2 weeks.
Prepared periodic financial review materials for senior management; developed long range cost curves at the major cost element to achieve 15% target reduction in overhead.
Completed Phase I of business transformation project resulting in establishing focused cost reduction teams and systemic reporting process on progress to attaining cost targets. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Dresden, Germany 2002 – 2007 Director – Site Controller
Directed all accounting, budgeting, and cost reduction initiatives; ensured reporting of inventories and reserves complied with GAAP and internal control policies.
Worked and negotiated with various local, regional, and national government agencies for more than $580 million in grants and subsidies for startup phase of facility.
Assumed responsibility for managing a 3-party investment transaction of over $520 million for startup of facility which helped defray capital required by parent in the U.S.
Facilitated successful negotiations with the German Tax Authority to reduce penalties for company personnel for alleged incorrect filing of Value Added Tax returns.
Restructured a 60-person finance organization to increase interaction, communication, and analytical support for operations and to provide training vehicle for team. Freescale (formally Motorola), Austin, TX 1992 – 2001 Director - North America Manufacturing Finance (1999 – 2001) Director – Business Unit Controller (1995 – 1999)
Financial Controller – Corporate M&A (1992 – 1994)
Directed financial activities of 6 sites located in North America, Europe, and Asia; established targets, and presented analysis of spending, utilization, and yield variances.
Established and maintained worldwide inventory standards; provided support to worldwide procurement and facilities with updates on spending versus budget/forecast.
Managed annual planning process for up to $1 billion in sales business unit; ensured reporting of inventories and reserves complied with GAAP and internal control policies.
Provided financial analysis and support in the successful acquisition of $200 million in sales company whose software interfaces were necessary to reduce the cycle times.
Supervised the successful spinoff of Scottish business unit to French based company for over
$100 million; provided financial analysis and support to various M&A activities. O t h e r W o r k E x p e r i e n c e
1981 – 1991
Served as Senior Analyst on an expat assignment in Scotland for 2 manufacturing entities.
Led major global retagging effort for asset control and enhanced visibility for tax reporting.
Held positions in Cost Accounting, Tax, Audit, General Accounting, and Capital Finance. E d u c a t i o n & T e c h n i c a l S k i l l s
Mary Hardin Baylor University, Belton, TX, 1992
Master of Business Administration
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 1981
Bachelor of Liberal Arts
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) SAP Language Skills: English Spanish German
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