MIRA MIRANDA-DELOS SANTOS, CPA
FINANCIAL/ACCOUNTING MANAGER/BUDGET OFFICER
With comprehensive experience in
Reporting and Documentation Financial Management Analysis General Accounting
Tax Compliance / Taxation GAAP (IFRS/CICA/US/CANADIAN)
Project Accountant /Coordinator Financial Planning and Reporting
Organizational Re-engineering (Internal Control)
Budget Preparation and Administration Staff Management Cost Accounting
Agency Payroll / Benefits Administration
Pro-active and results oriented with broad experience in all aspects of accounting and financial management Ascertains needs and goals, streamline existing operations, envisions new concepts and new trends. Well disciplined with proven ability to manage multiple job assignments efficiently under extreme pressure while meeting tight schedules. Effectively communicates direction, commits people to action, and conveys complex information in an easily understood format. Computer literate. Open to travel and is willing to be assigned in other countries.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Currently employed with The First Nationwide Assurance Company, a non life Insurance covering bancassurance business, a subsidiary of Malayan Insurance Company (member of the YGC group of companies)
Position: Accounting Head, managing 5 staffs
Work coverage: Manages the whole accounting function of the company which covers the following:
Tax and Compliance
Billing and Collection
Re Insurance Accounting
Financial Reporting, Planning and Control
PAST Work Experiences:
Consultant for one year (July 18, 2016 to June 30, 2017) in charge of Financial Reporting, Planning and Control
Sun Life of Canada Phils. Inc. (SLOCPI– Philippines) April 1997- October 31,2015
A. Agency Compensation and Benefits Manager February 2010 – October 31,2015
Overall responsible for the management of agency payroll and benefits administration and with coordination with Financial Reporting for the impact in financial statements to address audit issues and company guidelines and issues related to agency force.
Develop, implement guidelines related to the needs of Advisors and support them in order to boost them in their selling career.
Supervises, leads, and supports eleven (11) staffs and more than 7,000 Financial Advisors.
Manages the accurate and timely disbursements of remuneration of sales associates and management, brokers and salaried agents of the life and pre-need businesses. This includes commissions, override bonuses, special payments, marketing bonuses, statutory and special deductions. Approves payroll of agents/advisors and other distributors. Ensures adequate controls are in place to safeguard company assets.
Interacts with Field Managers, Career Agents, other distributors and various operating departments (Sales and Marketing, Client Services, legal, product development, actuarial, IT, Treasury Management) in the company and the conduit banks to ensure efficient, timely and accurate processing and crediting of agency remuneration. Responds to inquiries from management and distributors regarding production, commissions and bonuses.
Participates in reviewing and revising the agency remuneration package. Reviews business requirements for any major revisions or enhancements in the system and provides user testing support.
Recommends appropriate treatment and handling of special compensation arrangements, and adjustments on commissions and bonuses. Personally handles the processing of special compensation arrangements and other incentive related payments to sales associates and management and other distributors.
Provides senior and sales management teams with production-related reports for decision-making purposes.
Manages the administration of approved agency benefits package, which includes provident plan, group life, group medical, and car and housing loan plans.
Reviews current processes and initiates improvements or revisions for better servicing of agency and other distributors’ requirements.
Hires, develops and manages performance of staff
B. Functional Allocation / Cost Accounting Manager November 2010 – Sept 30, 2013
Overall responsible for the management of intercompany reconciliation reports, as well as completion and monitoring of the consolidated functional cost templates per employee.
Develop, implement guidelines related to the intecompany reconciliations and functional cost allocation.
Supervises, leads, and supports one (1) staff
Manages Corporate and Asia intercompany reconciliation reports.
Responsible for the improvement and development of an intercompany system that facilitates the matching of intercompany charges, generate intercompany reports such as billing statements and settlement entries.
Responsible for the completion of the consolidated functional cost templates per employee/ section/ company as basis for the computation of billings rates,loaded costs and chargebacks, and if necessary, revisit the existing procedures.
Financial Accounting Manager / Budget Officer (2006 – Sept 30, 2013)
Budget Specialist (2000-2006)
Budget Analyst (1997-2000)
Overall responsible for the financial operation, budget preparation and administration, taxation, monthly closing, and journal entry adjustments.
Develop financial statements, analyses business trends and daily operating costs. Supervises, leads, and supports two (2) staffs.
Completed the development of Budget System in 1998 and made revisions in 2003 to adopt to new accounting system-SUN Accounting
Developed data bases for the Monthly Variance Reports and Budget Forms and Guidelines in 2007.
Introduced and initiated various internal control guidelines as company wide policies.
Introduced and developed different reports like a one page report for the financial operation’s results with explanation, variance reports for operating expenses especially the Controllable Expenses.
Initiated the use of common drive for all the files of the section for easy access and even if the responsible person will be out.
Responsible with the development of accounting pro forma entries and guidelines to new projects like the Fort Bonifacio Project of Sun Life and other banc assurance related activities
Accepted the offer of handling the accounting / financial operations of the mutual fund company, the Sun Life Asset Management Company (SLAMCI) and its 7 funds with 4 staffs effective April 2009, concurrent with my position as Budget Officer.
Toyota Motor Phils. Inc. (TMP) – Philippines 1989-1997
Assists in the budget preparation and administration, monthly closing, and journal entry adjustments.
Assisted in the implementation of various internal control guidelines as company wide policies.
Assisted in the development of different reports like a one page report for the financial operation’s results with explanation, variance reports for operating expenses especially the Controllable Expenses.
Attended accounting seminar in Toyota Motor Corp, TMC,Tokyo, Japan (1994)
SM ShoeMart. Inc. (SM) – Philippines 1988-1989
Name of Spouse: Manuel F. Delos Santos
With 2 Daughters ages 17 and 15
Date of Birth : January 17, 1966 (53 years old)
Others : Considered as one of the 5 candidates for an accounting position in Emirates Airlines. Interviewed in Dubai in 1995.
Seminars Attended: IFRS, Canadian/US GAAP, Taxations, Budget Planning and Control Seminars
Basic Management Program (BMP) at Asian Institute of Management, Philippines
BOA accreditation until 2020
Passed the CPA Licensure Examination last Oct. 1987
Experienced in the Field of Sales – Financial Advisor and DMCI’s Property Consultant
Ms. Laurita B. Malubag
Andok’s Corporation- Taguig Branch
Ms. Liza T. Batoy
Toyota Motor Phils. Inc.
Office Tel No. (63-02-777-****