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Financial Accounting

Atlanta, GA
May 17, 2020

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CFO LATAM with Finance and Business Administration Masters. 12+ years of international strong experience in finance, accounting, and administrative areas on diverse real sector companies such as insurance, engineering, transportation, logistics, and retail. Finance experience include FP&A, M&A, TREASURY, CASH FLOW, ACCOUNTING, USGAAP, IFRS, TAXES, and FINANCE REPORTING, among others. Management experience include logistics control, analysis, planning, monitoring, project execution, strategy, resources, and personnel. Strong work ethics, goal oriented, responsible worker, and always looking for team development are some of my important values. Strong leadership, decision making, assertive communication, team player, and adaptability to changes and growth are some of my key strengths. Specific areas of value and competence include:

• More than ten years of experience with the skills and abilities needed to offer the advanced knowledge in management and finance fields to exert a greater impact on the managerial environment at executive levels.

• Formed to lead, guide, manage, and assume challenges in the management of private and public entities, by supervising projects, strategies, resources and personnel, all this by diagnosing and solving problems in the administrative and finance areas with the development and utilization of methods, applications, and tools in order to achieve higher levels of efficiency and quality in the services the entity provides, in order to contribute to the optimal development of the company.

• Open minded professional with an analytic view of the local industry in a global context, with communication and teamwork abilities, and skilled in developing instant relationships with all levels personnel.

• Performance is strengthened by a bachelor’s in business administration with a Finance Major, Specialization in Management, and a Finance Masters (Attending).

• Fields of knowledge include Organization’s managements, resources control, financial analysis, financial planning and strategy, evaluation and projects finance, among others. EDUCATION

• Andes University MBA 2018

• Andes University Master’s in finance 2016

• Georgia State University BBA / Finance 2008


CA Ventures – LATAM CFO-LATAM Jan 2019 – Present

As a CFO for the Latin American region, I provide leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting teams providing strategic recommendations to the CEO/Principal and members of the executive management team. As main functions, I also manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting and advising on long-term business and financial planning by stablishing and developing relations with senior management and external partners and shareholders, ensuring that the cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s Operations by preparing reliable current and forecasting reports, all of this is possible by managing and supervising team of controllers, accountants, and financial analysts. Skechers. CFO/COO Jan 2018 – Dec 2018

Being the main head in the country, as the CFO and COO I had the main responsibility to ensure the proper daily functioning of the organization following the rules and rules aligned to our headquarters, this achieved in large part to the analysis, planning, and coordination of the activities of our internal departments and external actors, communicating assertively and effectively not only within the organization but also with our stakeholders. As an indispensable and critical part of my role, is the supervision of the company's finances, which ranges from the analysis of the reports and accounting closings to be presented periodically to our head office, to the supervision and coordination of the tax and financial audits. CDM Smith Inc. CFO/COO Nov 2015 – Dec 2017

Primary Responsibilities:

Manage and oversee the operations of the accounting department on accounting operations, periodic financial reports, controls and budgets, transactions, compliance, audits, among others. The development of cost and pricing proposals for procurements; develop pricing strategy and conduct cost negotiations for contracts and work orders; provide assistance and cooperation to the headquarters with audits. Develop the office budget in conjunction with the designated local manager; manages the offices financial issues including compliance with budget and contractual requirements, FP&A, M&A, TREASURY, CASH FLOW, USGAAP, IFRS, TAXES, y FINANCE REPORTING, review and approval of invoices and coordination with the headquarters accounting function for payment processing and invoice development; develop, manages, and monitors units operating budget. Review and negotiate terms and conditions of solicitations, teaming agreements, contracts, subcontracts and other agreements; manage post award contract administration and closeout consistent with policies and company procedures. Advice office management and staff with regard to contractual, cost estimating and pricing, procurement and financial issues. Manage the unit staff including selection, placement, development and appraisals. Provide administrative support to the unit management and staff in appropriate areas of expertise. Maintain strong familiarity with contractual requirements and knowledge of company policies and procedures that implement regulations applicable to contracts, cost estimating and pricing, procurement, financial considerations and good business practices.

Main achievements:

Have analyzed and implemented a strategic restructuring in the finance, administrative, and operational departments of the company in order to achieve the objectives dictated by the organization which were in an must improve situation. Have coped successfully and in a short period of time with the organizational structure of the company complying with all requirements and objectives expected for my position. Have consolidated my working team with a clear and specific mission for our objectives and the path to achieve them. Have become an important strategic support for the organization’s decision makers. Total Easy Parts LTDA Finance & Administrative Director Jul 2011 – Oct 2015 Primary Responsibilities:

As a Financial & Managing Director, I oversaw the administrative process and the financial management of the company. I Managed and oversaw the operations of the accounting department on accounting operations, periodic financial reports, controls and budgets, transactions, compliance, audits, among others. I lead and supervise all departments and working teams on the operating side, and for the financial process, I direct the planning, strategies, analysis, reporting, risks mitigation, costs control, cash flow, inventory, budgeting, investments, taxes, among others; all this with the objective and mission of taking the best advantage of the company s human and financial resources. Main achievements:

Have created administrative and operational procedures in the company’s departments increasing its efficiency and performance, especially on the logistics department where I analyzed, planned, designed, developed, coordinated, and controlled the company s supply chain by optimizing the procedures which it turned into better service and quality. Have financially planned the course of the company in order to meet all its funding requirements. Have analyzed M&A deals as a company diversification program. Brokers Arco iris Ins. Finance & Administrative Director Feb 2009 – Jun 2011 Primary Responsibilities:

As a Financial & Administrative Director I was in charge of the Company s overall administrative process, and the supervision of all the financial management by managing and overseeing the operations of the accounting department on accounting operations, periodic financial reports, controls and budgets, transactions, compliance, audits, among others; tasks and responsibilities were planning, strategies, and financial analysis, all this in order to lead the company to the best use of its financial resources.

Main achievements:

Have expanded the company’s service portfolios after having deeply analyzed its capacities and have restructured the company’s resources allocation including working capital, dividends, among others. Total Insurance – Atlanta (GA) CEO / CFO Apr 2004 – Jan 2009 Primary Responsibilities:

As a CEO of the company, I had the responsibility of the whole operation of the agency, mainly the direct supervision of personnel, departments, resources, objectives and goals. Main achievements:

As the company s CEO, my mainly function and achievement was to guide the company all the way from its start up to become a well-known insurance agency positioned in its industry. Peach state Auto Insurance – Atlanta (GA) Branch Manager. Nov 2001 – Mar 2004 Main achievements:

As a branch manager, my major achievement was to duplicate its sales making the branch more efficient without losing any service quality.


Leadership, Decision Maker, Communication, Responsible, and Organized. LANGUAGE

English, Spanish.

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