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Accounting Executive

Location:
El Paso, TX
Posted:
October 14, 2018

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Sergio Vazquez

El Paso, TX 915-***-**** ac7do7@r.postjobfree.com

Senior Finance Executive Financial Controller

Tenured senior finance executive delivering results in areas of corporate financial control across domestic and international organizations. Leverages ability to analyze company visions and goals to develop and execute strategic objectives that align policies, procedures and processes while also improving efficiency. Brings detailed understanding of regulatory compliance and external financial auditing procedures to any industry, product or service, and established relationships with key partners in order to increase revenue and profits, and generate positive cash flow.

Core Competencies

● Business Development Plans ● Program / Project Management ● Process Improvement / KPI

● Financial Oversight / Budgets ● Strategic Planning & Execution ● Vendor / Client Negotiation

● Cross-Functional Leadership ● Market Analysis / Brand Research ● Startup / M&A / Restructure

Professional Experience

SOUTHWEST UNIVERSITY – El Paso, TX 2017-Present

Accounting Instructor (2017-Present)

Newest university with an important variety of careers. Responsible for teaching Accounting and Administration subjects for College and other undergraduate students.

Joint the school teaching a range of accounting and administration subjects, adding the real life experience cases into each class. Students like real and local cases much more than just reading articles and books.

TAX-PERTS, INC – El Paso, TX 2015-Present

Managing Partner (2015-Present)

International provider of legal, accounting and tax services. Responsible for overseeing all operations, marketing services, attending all new clients, restructuring internal processes, hiring key employees, and provide a binational (USA/Mexico) consulting to specific group of companies.

Joint the firm attending all clients with links with Mexico. Started the Mexico-related services offered to our clients. Before there were no expertise at all about these important topics.

Developed a new service model for clients with businesses in Mexico who wanted to move to the US, including best alternatives, immigration matters, and impact for companies in both countries.

THE TECMA GROUP OF COMPANIES – El Paso, TX 2004-2015

Director of Finance (2008-2015)

International provider of offshore services, including facilities, human resources, import and export, logistics, vendor management, procurement, accounting, payroll and benefits management to foreign manufacturers doing business in Mexico, generating $85 million in annual revenue. Responsible for overseeing financial operations, including A/R & A/P, payroll, financial statements, government compliance, financial reporting, internal control and risk management.

$1.2 million in audit findings successfully disputed by developing and delivering a dispute in front of Mexican government regarding employee taxes.

$7.1 million in additional revenue and $1.5 million net income increase generated by acquiring a local shelter competitor, improving company’s market share by 31%.

Supported a $50 million client financial loans operation with robust processes increasing profitability by 55% the first year and more than 126% the second year

$200,000 in additional corporate gross income achieved in one year by establishing a strategic alliance with a key partner.

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Professional Experience, Continued…

Eliminated $35 million in financing needs by leveraging special certification for Maquiladoras entities operating in Mexico that waved 16% import tax on all raw materials.

$400,000 annual federal tax reduction generated by creating a timely merger of real estate entities, leveraging consolidation of entities to maximize deductions.

$240,000 reduction in operating expenses achieved by implementing use of in-house / in-country broker for imports and exports.

$440,000 saved in one year by creating a plan to establish transportation entity to provide logistics services to clients and control internal costs.

16% reduction in leasing costs achieved by forming an alliance with third party to acquire and build facilities, leasing buildings to company at a reduced rate.

Operations Controller Mexico (2004-2008)

Held responsibility for overseeing all controller functions for Mexico operations, including A/R & A/P, payroll, government compliance and inventory control.

$250,000 annual savings achieved by implementing standardized business applications that included HR, payroll, ERP and accounting across organization, leading to 30% increase in process efficiency.

$300,000 in annual payroll expenses eliminated by leading a restructuring of organization, displacing 25 employees not adhering to company culture and improving corporate policies and processes.

100% improvement to net income margins achieved by developing and initiating company’s first Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to manage daily operations and performance.

$150,000 annual savings on interest costs and 60% increase in financing availability generated by improving conditions of revolving credit line to support working capital needs.

VISTEON AUTOMOTIVE – Juarez, Mexico 1996-2004

Controller

Multi-national provider and manufacturer of auto parts, with 20,000+ worldwide employees, generating $500 million in annual local revenue. Responsible for managing all financial functions across four facilities.

$560,000 savings on processing fees and customs duties generated by negotiation and implementing United States customs exemption programs.

$250,000 cost savings and 35% headcount reduction achieved by identifying and implementing basic HR and payroll technology at remote locations where physical presence of executive oversight was required.

$1.5 million annual savings on rework and scrap costs gained by establishing a multi-disciplinary team to work through detailed project outcomes.

Education

University of Texas at El Paso - Masters of Business Administration (Executive MBA)

Technological Institute of Juarez - Bachelors of Science (BS) in Business Administration / Accounting

Mexican Institute of Public Accountants - Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Languages

Fluent Spanish



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