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Sales Financial

New York City, New York, United States
February 18, 2019

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Cell No. –(1-917-***-**** / 646-***-****


More than 10 years of diverse progressive experience in Accounting, Finance and Auditing including years of Financial Controllership and Supervisory Experience.

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT – Philippines MEMBER: Certified Fraud Examiner

Graduated - Bachelor of Science in Commerce - Major in Accounting and Minor in Management, Marketing and Finance – CUM LAUDE

Accounting knowledge in both US GAAP and basic knowledge in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Internal Controls, and Sarbanes Oxley.

Knowledge in preparations of Annual Forecast / Budgets and explain variances for Actual against Budget

Knowledge of Federal, Government and USAID Grants : Retail and Wholesale Accounting

Strong knowledge in Commercial and Not for Profit Organization compliance and regulatory requirements including but not limited to Full Audit and A-133 Audits and OMB Circulars. Strong knowledge in Commercial and Non for Profit Organization compliance and regulatory requirements.

Knowledge in 990 - CHAR500 and DHS Accelerator ( the Information Portal of Department of Human Services of New York City )

Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office, Excel (pivot tables and V-Look-ups), Word, QuickBooks, MAS90, Business Mind, MYOB, LAWSON FINANCIALS Accounting Software, M3, AS400, ERP Solutions, FRX Report Writer Software and Upload Softwares, FUND EZ

Strong knowledge in Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Closing of the General Ledger and sub-ledgers PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

HARLEM CONGREGATION FOR COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT, INC. (HCCI ) - 203 W. 146 Street, New York 10039 -HCCI is a Non Profit Organization that is committed to the holistic revitalization of Harlem. It provides economic development and empowerment opportunities to help Harlem residents rebuild and sustain their community.

Chief Financial Officer ( CFO) / Comptroller – June 2015 to present Manages the HCCI’s Financial Affairs and Activities from its Core Businesses of Real Estate Development and Rehabilitation Projects from United States Housing Urban Development (HUD), NYC Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Affordable Housing Development Corporation – NYC, 15th Year Re- Positioning and to its pragmatic endeavors in strategic alliances with different Agencies from the Government like “Scatter Site Program” of Human Resources Administration ( HRA), Redevelopment Projects, SBS, NYC Mortgage Coalition.

Directs overall aspects of the Finance and accounting functions of the organization.

Evaluates and advises on the impact of short and long term planning, introduction of new programs / strategies and regulatory or compliance action.

Provides business management advice and guidance on the financial implications of business activities.Serves as the financial authority in the organization, ensuring the integrity of financial data and modeling transparency.

Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.

Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial reporting.

Establish and maintain lines of communication with bankers, external CPA’s partner and legal firms on all financial related matters.

Work with the CEO and President on strategic vision of HCCI and its Affliated Companies in the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.

Develop and manage the process for financial forecasting, metric reporting and trending analysis.

One of the responsible professionals from the Company of getting the major GRANTS from the Department of Homeless Services from the City amounting to $21 Million - and fiscally managed it with the Financial Team


Conglomerate company in the fashion industry – shoes, belts, handbags, slippers, etc. – wholesale and retail Senior Accountant/ Financial Analyst 3/2014 – 2/2015

Reconciliation of company-wide Bank Operating Accounts

Monthly Sales Reconciliations from the Lawson GLS215 against the Actual Sales Invoices from PLAN ACT* Software

Monthly preparation of provision for company-wide Income Tax and Franchise Tax including the Business Units in Asia and Canada

Analyst of the Canada Operations of Steve Madden International which is composed of the Corporate, Wholesale Divisions and more than 20 Retail Stores in Canada. Responsible for Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Closing

Quarterly and Annual Compliance in preparation of various Schedules of the above mentioned accounts for the Internal Audit Department and the External Auditors

Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Closing in consolidation to the company-wide financial statements

Monthly Accounts Receivable Reconciliation of the above BU’s with elaborate reporting as to Factored, Non Factored Receivables, Insured Receivables and Allowance for Doubtful Accounts ( AFDA ), Inter Co. Sales & Write Offs

Monthly monitoring of additional Prepaid Expenses, Royalties, Sign In Bonuses, Licensing Rights and their respective amortizations for CAPEX, Maintenance, Insurances and allocations and others of the above mentioned BU’s

Monthly monitoring of company-wide Other Accrued Expenses and Accounts Payable and Royalties

Monthly Reconciliation of Inter Company Sales from Wholesale to Retail

Monthly Reconciliation of Stock Options Expenses, Restricted Stock options extended to employees and officers and executives of the Company and their respective allocations thereof from the above mentioned BU’s

Monthly Reconciliation of Allowance for Charge Back and for Doubtful Accounts of the above BU’s based from percentage of allocation coming from the Forecasting Department

Analyst assigned for company-wide sales in both wholesale and retail

PESO Hedging analyst assigned for importation from Mexico BCA WATSON RICE, LLP. – Affiliated Company of McGladrey LLP New York, NY The largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with nearly 6,500 professionals and associates in more than 75 offices nationwide. McGladrey is a licensed CPA firm. Senior Auditor - (05/2008 - 06/2009) ; (04/2010 to 10/2011) and (03/2015 - 6/2015)

Audit Planning, Risk Assessment, and Drafting of the Financial Statement and Reporting to the Audit Supervisor

Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, Implementation, and Evaluations

A-133 and Financial Audits, NY/ NJ State Audit for the Department of Health Mental Hygiene

( DOHMH), Department of Education, Human Resources Administration ( HRA), Department of Youth and Community Development ( DYCD), Administration of Childres Services, HUD ( Section 8 ) Audits, HPD, USEC, and others.

DAVID WEBB Group of Companies

New York, NY

Retail and Wholesale – Manufacturing - Jewelry Company Group Controller 10/2011 – 3/2014

Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Closing, Annual Budgets and Forecast

Build the “start up” General Accounting Systems of the Company. Established new chart of accounts.

Lead for maintaining accurate books and subsidiaries of the Four (4) Companies of David Webb Group of Companies and manages Monthly Closing of Balance Sheet and Statement of Income and Loss and others

Prepare monthly financial reporting package, including comparative reports of GAAP operating results and financial position and variance explanations for Actual against Budget in a Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Basis.

Assist with preparation of the Annual Parent Company reporting package including tax preparation, etc.

Prepare and lead or review annual audit work papers for external audit

Reconcile and managed all Corporate Credit Card Charges and Administer payments

Prepare and review bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations (collections) and others

Prepare schedules for the audit of various government agencies like New York State Insurance Fund


Review intercompany billings to parent company, including the follow up of payment

Review, prepare and file the Sales Tax reports to Department of Finance Monthly and Quarterly

Responsible for the Consolidation of the Company’s Financial Statements for Tax preparation and filing

Responsible for the annual Budget process and the periodic reporting and monitoring of the budgets throughout the year

Management of the Business Mind (BM) databases used in monitoring the Finished Goods Inventory

Prepare and managed the Payroll of the Company – (Bi-Weekly)

Managed the Time and Labor Online System (TLO), which is the Payroll platform of the Company

Review, analyze and interpret financial reports. Provide recommendations to achieve financial objectives

Design and prepare presentation materials for Top Management level presentations

Recommend, implement and ensure adherence to internal control compliance procedures

Design, develop and implement processes and procedures that enable better decisions, consistent with GAAP / FASB – to ensure compliance and the highest integrity of the Company’s Financial results VALUECARE, INC. – Healthcare Licensed Agency New York, NY Business Development Officer 7/2009 – 3/2010

The job involves coordinating with different Government Agencies in obtaining Contracts and Services and Development of Services: Health and Hospital Corporation (HHC); Department for the Aging; Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD); Human Resources Administration – Multi Service Centers (HRA- MSC) ; Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Department of Housing Preservation Development (HPD); Administration for Children Services (ACS) and Limited Housing Partnership

NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF ENGLISH AND BUSINESS New York, NY Business “NIGHT” Professor 5/2008 – 2/2012

Teaching General Academics, Accounting, Payroll Accounting and Office Administration DADIA VALLES AND CO. Elmhurst, New York

Senior Auditor 10/2007 – 04/2008

Extensive audit and SOX experience from Audit Planning and Risk Assessment, Substantive and Compliance audit of various Non-for-profit Organization (NPO’s), fieldworks, due diligence and Finalization of Financial Statements. Programtic Audits for Department of Youth and Community Development ( DYCD) ; Multi Services Centers - Human Resources Administration – ( HRA ) PRIME ASIA PAWN AND JEWELRY, INC. – Retail and Financing Company Philippines Chief Operating Officer / Group Financial Controller 1/1993 – 3/2007

13 YEARS of Supervisory and Top Level Management experienced encompassing a wide range of direct responsibilities which included the Creation of the Organizational Structure and Strategic Management of Accounting, Finance and Treasury, Operations and Research, Business Development, Audit, Sales, Forecasting, Budgeting, Allied Products and Services and Marketing from January of 1993 till March of 2007

Demonstrated the capacity to grow a business from a single store in 1993 to its current 100 Network of branches in the Philippines. Employing a workforce of more than 500 people. Excellent people management skills, communication skills, team oriented, collaborative and flexible

Responsible in Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Closing of my respective accounts in Consolidation to the Company Wide Financial Statements

Accomplished and capable of leading a company to obtain an ISO 9001 Certification SGV AND CO. . – ( global partner of Ernst & Young ) Philippines Senior Audit Associate 12/1987 – 1/1993

EXTERNAL AUDIT EXPERIENCE - International and domestic audit and consulting experiences in various and varied industries from manufacturing, trading, hotels and resorts, restaurants, non-stock, non- profit organization, (Asia and New York) financing, construction, automotive and car dealerships, mining and smelting companies among others.

International Regional Audit Supervisor – United States Agencies for International Development ( USAID

) – ( Special Project) Projects in auditing the of various Government and Non – Governmental Organizations in the Philippines from Department of Hospitals, Department of Education, Population Commissions and others reporting directly to the National Director. COLLEGE EDUCATION:

University of San Jose - Recoletos (USJR) – Philippines - Bachelor of Science in Commerce – Major: Accounting Graduated Cum Laude, Awarded Top Ten Most “Outstanding Graduate”

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the Philippines – License Number 83443

One of the Most Outstanding CPA’s in the Philippines – Golden Achievement Award 1995 – Philippines

Permanent Teacher’s License from the State of New York – 2008 to present

Member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiner ( ACFE ) – USA - 2013 to Present

Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountant ( AICPA ) - 2009 to present –

AICPA Number: 5769360


Asian Institute of Management (AIM) – (Washington Sycip School of Business) - Manila, Philippines Professional and Executive Education - Marketing Management Course - Graduated - July 1998 Asian Institute of Management (AIM) – (Washington Sycip School of Business) - Manila, Philippines Professional and Executive Education – Professional Management Development Course - Graduated - April 1995

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