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Manager Financial Analyst

Sunrise, FL
February 23, 2020

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Diana Garcia de Villalobos

**** ********* ***** ******, *****, Florida 33326 786-***-****

Qualifications Profile

Dynamic, detail-oriented, and performance-focused professional, offering comprehensive experience in accounting and financial analysis, business management, administration, employee management, and technical support. Thrive in environments that constantly embrace new technology.

Hardworking team player and leader equipped with outstanding negotiation, communication, technical, administrative, and problem-solving aptitudes.

Effective negotiator and consultant; capable of building solid relationships with key management and colleagues while optimizing business opportunities.

Highly analytical and self-motivated accounting manager with keen attention to detail and unswerving commitment to the highest standards of professional and personal service.

Core Competencies

Accounting and Finance

Project Management

Regulatory Compliance and Standards

Business Development

Strategic Planning and Analysis

Employee Relations and Development

Continuous Process Improvements

Administrative and General Management

Rapid Conflict Resolution

Organizational Leadership and Team Building

Professional Experience

Lennar Corporation (Fortune 500 company; and global leader in real estate building) 2014–Present

Senior Treasury Manager, Treasury Department Miami, FL, USA

Responsible for overseeing cash position on a daily basis

Responsible for cash projections on a quarterly basis for all Divisions and Subsidiaries of Lennar Corp.

Responsible for bank fees budget for Lennar Corporation and all subsidiaries, build strategic data sets for analysis and future planning, negotiates banking fees with relationship banks

Implement and improve treasury processes and systems to optimize efficiency, quality and excellence

Develop dashboards for management consumption. Work with stakeholders to understand their data and metrics needs to ensure the most valuable and effective metrics are measured.

Negotiates Commercial Agreements with new banking partners and card providers

Lead, direct, and facilitate meetings for system implementation of E-Billing Solution, Treasury Management Solutions (TMS) and BOA Treasury system transitions

Work directly with Divisions, Corporate Treasury and Governance, Risk & Control leadership to understand issues, and collaborate with colleagues and other departments to proactively and efficiently reach business objectives;

Handles relationship with banking partners

Oversees the maintenance and set up of Company bank accounts and account relationships. Including Payroll ACH transmission files, Garnishment and tax payment files

Manage the relationship with the Company’s Merchant services credit card providers.

Oversees the National Purchasing Programs billing, rebate process, and collections, Executive Reports and Compliance

Oversees the Joint Venture disbursements and cash requirements Ensure accurate reporting of bank account balances for wholly owned, managers, and CJV accounts for quarterly reporting

Supervise a staff of 4 in all management initiatives, such as staffing, performance appraisals, training, terminations, and disciplinary actions. Ensures a positive, collaborative working environment for the team

Mentors and coaches project team members, as appropriate

Proficiently perform quarterly reviews, year-end audit, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) assessment in close collaboration with internal and external auditors.

World Fuel Services Corporation (Fortune 500 company; and global leader in fuel supply) 2007–2014

Accounting Manager, Shared Services Department Miami, FL, USA

Supervise a staff of 21 in all management initiatives, such as staffing, performance appraisals, training, terminations, and disciplinary actions. A/P and A/R department.

Proficiently perform quarterly reviews, year-end audit, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) assessment in close collaboration with internal and external auditors.

Solely monitor efficient and effective processing of accounts payable and Accounts Receivables (collections) through integration of local office teams throughout the region.

Leads Oracle integrations of acquisitions for Shared Services Department. Transferred the UK London office disbursement process to Miami Shared Services Dept. eliminated 3 positions that generated savings of $250K per yr.

Review monthly account reconciliations, insurance premium allocations, and intercompany analysis, including settlement entry evaluation.

Facilitate all tax disbursements for all business segments offices throughout USA; implement third party contract terms; and initiate unclaimed property reporting for all legal entities and subsidiaries.

Conduct forms 1099-MISC and 1099-K reporting for all legal entities and subsidiaries; and spearhead Concur Travel expense (T&E) process for all regions and offices.

Notable Accomplishments:

Grew the Shared Services Department from startup to a fully developed team proactively supporting the business’ growing organization and new acquisitions.

Maintained constant coordination with the corporate tax organization in analyzing and implementing key legal entities, such as legal, accounting, banking, and financial systems in support of the growing organization.

Provided expert support to the Global Procurement Team within the region in consistently ensuring efficiency and compliance of operational and strategic sourcing activities with internal and policies and procedures.

Continually works to identify new opportunities to provide valuable metrics to the business and Senior Management team.

Project Manager Miami, FL, USA

Contributed insights in overseeing assistant treasurer functions in transition of the new vice president for treasurer.

Notable Accomplishments:

Successfully led and implemented the following key initiatives and systems companywide:

A factoring of receivable facility in coordination with Wells Fargo

Automated banking systems for the payment and receipt process for Bank of America (BOA)

Automated payment network and reconciliation for BOA and HSBC globally

An automated expense processing system with third party and automated workflow

Earned recognition from the management and colleagues as a technically proficient and results-oriented subject matter expert (SME) in the department.

Treasury Manager Miami, FL, USA

Administered global policies and procedures, foreign exchange (FX) transactions, as well as cash requirements and reconciliations. Expertly initiated forecasting of daily disbursements and receipts/cash flows.

Tracked and supervised the company’s cash position, as well as debt and investments with excess.

Responsible for debt covenant reporting quarterly

Abbott Laboratories International (a leading global health care company) 2002–2007

Pricing and Contracting Manager Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Established pricing metrics models in adherence to markets analysis and franchise alignment.

Drafted monthly reports, including performance indicators (KPIs) and the department’s budget and operating plan.

Rendered proactive assistance in preparing and overseeing long-range strategic plan for the commercial division.

Notable Accomplishments:

Accelerated key growth as reflected in successfully initiating financial trends support, contract negotiations, and pricing strategies for AI divisions.

Effectively developed and executed key goals, policies, and procedures; thus, optimizing productivity.

Senior Financial Analyst, Abbott Diagnostics Division (ADD) Barceloneta, Puerto Rico

Assumed full accountability in administering for the ADD PR Division’s reporting financial plan and budget, as well as conducting cash flow analysis and capital expenditures companywide.

Evaluated quarterly fixed asset rollforward schedules; facilitated selling, general, and administrative expense (SG&A) analysis. Rendered weekly flash sales, preliminary sales, and monthly forecast reports for the Caribbean Region.

Notable Accomplishments:

Established and executed key policies and procedures of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Proficiently authored various reports on physical inventory, instrument placement, bills of materials, as well as monthly sales, cost, and inventory withdrawals.

DIRECTV Latin America (leading satellite television provider throughout Latin America and the Caribbean) 2000–2002

Senior Financial Analyst Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Strategically spearheaded the financial consolidation of Latin America corporate headquarters.

Worked collaboratively with external auditors in submitting management discussion and analysis MD&A reports; handled the preparation of variance analysis reports as well as financial and quarterly reporting concerns.

Notable Accomplishments:

Played a vital role in significantly streamlining the closing process from seven days to only three days.

Took part in the four new acquisitions of companies, successfully accomplishing all purchase accounting and goodwill transactions.

Expertly trained Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil to account for all FAS 133 (Financial Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 133, Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities).

Earlier Career

Extended Stay America (an extended-stay hotel brand) 1995–2000

Revenue Manager; Fixed Asset Manager; and Senior Accountant Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA


Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Accounting and Finance

Inter-American University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

Professional Affiliation

Association for Financial Professionals (AFP)

Technical Acumen

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Microsoft Visio FRX Report Manager

Oracle Hyperion SAP IBM Cognos Internet Applications

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