San Diego CA. *****
Accountant with 25 years’ experience in U.S. and Mexico. Skilled liaison between headquarters and off-site manufacturing operations, team-oriented leader and commitment to organizational growth. Expert in analyzing existing operations. Implementing effective systems, strategies and procedures to improve organizational performance and profitability. Develop strong and beneficial comprehensive business plans to increase productivity in order to reduce costs. Fluent in English and Spanish.
Sr. Accountant 02/16 - 11/18
Medical Devise Assembly company in U.S. and Mexico with 700 employees in the Mexican facility. Oversee the accounting operations in Mexico with three direct reports. In charge of
full cycle monthly an annual closing, financial statements reporting for US consolidation, weekly cash forecasting, monthly BS accounts reconciliation, monthly fixed assets depreciation & amortization scheduled, analyze monthly expense accounts with budget, accrued expenses and receipts, review & analyze monthly & annual expenses between actual vs. budget, AP analysis, oversee payroll journal entries, monthly bank reconciliations.
Coordinate U.S. and Mexico internal & external audits.
Review Mexico tax calculations.
Liaison between headquarters & subsidiaries.
Square Peg Packaging & Printing LLC. A Saxco Company
Sr. Accountant 03/15 – 02/16
Service company for packaging and printing for local brewers with one direct report.
Budgeting, cost analysis, AR and AP analysis, inventory controls, financial statement reports, P&L and BS analysis, cost accounting procedures, implement best accounting practices to improve financial execution and performance.
Optimize warehouse space and inventory controls.
Sales commissions control.
GAYTAN TRUCKING LLC, San Diego CA.
Accounting Manager 07/09 – 03/15
Service Company in the transportation and logistics business with 50 employees and four direct reports. Full cycle accounting, profitability analysis, fixed asset controls, review accounting coding to properly invoice and charged customers, financial statements, documentation support on Federal & States permits.
Mileage apportion Reports
CACTUS RECYCLING INC, San Diego CA.
Controller 06/98 – 05/09
Industrial recycler with more than 250 employees in USA and Mexico, with 10 direct reports. Manage all finance and accounting for domestic and foreign entities, consisting in three U.S. companies and four in México. Lead operations and strategic direction with full responsibility for bottom line factors. Oversee activities related to payroll, tax accounting, account payables/receivables and customer billing. Cash flow management, monthly forecast and financial statement reports.
Legal representative for the entity in Mexico, liaison with the three levels of the government and accounting and legal firms. Support and coordination for new business opportunities, follow up on existing customer service with direct impact in sales and profitability, implement controls to market changes to optimize profit.
Implement controls and procedures that improve profitability.
Develop a highly effective method to forecast revenues and cost savings.
Successfully integrated financial reporting for Caltrans law-suit.
SAMSUNG MEXICANA, S.A. DE C.V., Tijuana México.
Accounting Manager 04/95 – 05/98
Electronic manufacturing company in the maquiladora industry with 5,000 employees and 25 direct reports in three divisions. Merge financial data between U.S. and México. Cash flow reports for maquila transactions to the U.S. parent company and overseas. Overview account payables/receivables, tax and cost accounting, Strategic coordination and liaison with accounting and legal firms, and the three levels of government. Direct responsible for the VAT refunds related to building constructions, support and coordination to obtain the ISO14002 certification, and direct support to Human resources and General Affairs Departments.
Cost submission report for U.S. Customs.
Transfer pricing study report.
CINTAS TECHNOLOGIES, San Diego CA.
Accounting Manager 08/89 – 02/95
Manufacturing company in the maquiladora sector with 200 employees and 8 direct reports. Preparation of monthly financial statements for Mexico and USA. Overview account payables/receivables, bank reconciliation, and customer billing.
Negotiated bank credit (equipment purchased) for $4 million
U.S. and Mexico internal audits.
Bachelor Degree in Accounting. Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, México. 1982- 1986
Volunteer 2010 - 2018
San Ysidro adult School. Support students in process for citizenship interviews.