Supervise administrative and financial matters for Suez Environnement Mexico, reporting directly to the CEO.
Manage all financial matters of the Joint Venture between Suez Environnement and Peñoles (BAL Group).
Supervise accounting and administrative staff of 40.
Member of the board.
Ethical officer from 2007 and Risk Officer Manager from 2006.
Supervise the administrative processes of the controlled companies, including purchasing and service departments.
Oversee cash management, including cash flow forecasting, lender agreements and relations, and additional financing needs Manage accounting under Mexican and IFRS GAAP .Implemented the translation of the local accounts into IFRS GAAP Standards.
Implement short and long term financial and economic planning.
Provide management and analytical support for the development of annual plan budget, capital project analysis, monthly forecasts and performance analysis.
Monitor the companies' performance using a scorecard Supervise planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting.
Explain financial results to the management committee of Suez Environment during the annual business review.
Negotiated with government & regulators on all financial issues.
Initiate, conduct, and finalize short and long term financing negotiations with BBVA , Santander and Banobras.
Lead local effort to implement internal control process that meets Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
COSO/CODIS process) Support all new ventures and M&A prospects as member of the Executive Committee.
Responsible of all financial issues in the M&A process.
Analyze, implement and monitor internal risk analysis acting as a risk officer, identifying the top ten risk of the group in Mexico.
Implement and monitor ethics code, including the management of whistle blowing line.
Acting as member of the ethical committee and report the results to the Ethical Officer of Suez Environnement.
Led finance role in M&A process for disposal of one of the main assets in Mexico, negotiation with investors and financial advisors.
January 1999 to January 2002
Suez Environnement América Latina S.A. Buenos AiresBusiness Controller
Responsible for the financial control of the Sewage and Water Utility companies in Argentina, Bolivia , Chile and Brazil, reporting directly to the CFO .Prepared and supervised reports to headquarters in France using Argentinean and US Gaap.
Monitor the companies' performance in Latin America using the Balance Scorecard.
Evaluate policies and action plans of companies' directors and inform to CFO of Southern Cone.
Design a new Balance Scorecard for Ondeo Services Latin America.
Supervise the short, medium and long term financial and economic planning.
January 1994 to January 1997
Garelli Argentina S.A.-Buenos AiresRosario, ArgentinaFinance Manager
Responsible for all financial terms with Brazilian, French and Italian suppliers, reporting directly to the CEO.
Advise the CEO on the financial arrangements of the joint venture with Peugeot MTC, France.
Initiated and conducted negotiations with commercial banks.
Monitor the financial and economic budget.
Manage short and long term cash positions.
Support CEO in new business ventures.
Led two-month Company downsizing of 50% while improving net income and reducing fixed costs by 55% Restructuring project leadership including non-core business disposal.
Participated in the development of five-year strategic plan.
Implemented key metrics to monitor the company performance.
Designed a new accounting and information system Ensured implementation of a new controlling system designed by Arthur Andersen.
Developed a program to reduce company risk, changing 70% of short-term debt to long term through securitization and reducing interest by 30%.
January 1989 to January 1994
J.C. T. Stock Brokerage, S.ARosario, ArgentinaInvestment Manager
Programa de Alta Dirección (AD)
Programa I. de Dirección de Empresas Buenos Aires
IAE Universidad Austral
Arthur D. Little School of Management Boston, MassachusettsManagement Master of ScienceManagement
National University of Rosario Rosario, Argentina Certified Public Accountant (CPA)Elected by the graduating class to write and present the final speech at the commencement ceremony Other: Married w/ two daughters and two sons. Former Professor of Financial Economics, College of Business Sciences, National University of Rosario, Argentina. Former Assistant Professor of Financial Economics, College of Business Sciences, Austral University, Argentina.
IPADE Business School Global Player Management Program- Paris, France 2004
Full time 4 weeks program
English- Advance level. French - Intermediate Level.