finance manager resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Accountant with extensive background and proven industry expertise in supervises accounting, tax end month closing process, accounting records and auditing process. With experience of being in charge of implementing and oversee several facilities and local representation to provide reporting to headquarter and local regulators all while monitoring business operations and regulatory compliance for large corporations. Well-versed in updating and standardizing controls and streamlining procedures to increase productivity and reduce errors in accounting files. Offers advanced abilities with QuickBooks Pro, Microsoft Office, Peoplesoft, SAP BO, Random, Metrics, Informat ERP, Softland ERP, Fin700, Transtecnia software, AS400, Oracle. Specific experience with the design and implementation of leading business intelligence vendors, such as: Hyperion – Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Essbase, Cognos, Longview Solutions, and OutlookSoft.

  • Business Relationship Management
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Relationship Building
  • Risk Assessment
  • Compliance Assessment
  • Financial close and consolidation process
  • Planning and budgeting process
  • Management & Risk reporting
  • Proficient in written and spoken English & Spanish
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Able to work in a team environment and individually while prioritizing work load
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Financial Projections
  • Financial Statements
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
06/2021 to Current Finance Manager Allied Universal Security | Bethlehem, PA,
  • Led the Accounting and Financial department of the firm including issuing Financial Statements and regional and local Reporting and in charge of leading System implementation in Chile.
  • Spearheaded accounting-related and operational procedures for better practices of the company’s accounting activities.
  • Managed and controlled accounting processes efficiently and proactively to drive financial performance improvement of the organization in Inventory and Imports, AR, AP, and accounting cycles Operational and administrative strategies based on Latin America region.
  • Identified opportunities to further leverage technology to improve stakeholder facing financial operations.
  • Maintained complete and timely financial documentation, conducted internal audits and communicated corporate finances to executive management.
  • Position with base in Chile that reports to Regional Finance Director.
06/2018 to 06/2021 Tax Manager & Accounting Supervisor Rabobank Chile | City, STATE,
  • Responsible of monthly and annual tax compliance on a federal and local levels providing support to Business Units. Including implementing changes locally for Chile and Peru and overseeing tax reform.
  • Reviewed all tax returns and informative reports affidavits for Income Tax Returns. Validate monthly statements and tax controls in processes of VAT, Withholding tax, Stamp tax, Income tax advances, IGV, Income and Deferred taxes.
  • Lead and supported tax planning activities for Auditing processes; developed and maintained relationships with external providers to file Income Tax Returns.
  • Managed and coordinated Control Processes identifying local risks, Tax Audits and/or negotiation with tax authorities as well as Transfer Pricing Report Preparation.
  • Managed and controlled accounting processes efficiently and proactively to drive financial performance improvement of the organization i.e. defined clear accounting and operational objectives, prioritize strategies based on risk vs. benefit analysis, drive analytical data driven decision making
  • Oversaw all controlling activities to ensure corporate financial objectives are managed and reported in accordance to IFRS standards not limited to prepare and reconcile.
  • Facilitated relationship across the organization between external partners, corporate headquarters, IRS and outsourced service providers i.e. external auditors, regulators and shared services
  • Ensured consolidation and reports of all financial statements for calendar closing in a timely manner. Prepared monthly, quarterly, and annual statements (Balance sheet and P&L)
  • Collaborated with senior management to develop company’s business strategy, define future projects, and drive new business implementations
  • Reported on all financial analyses & relevant accounting certifications and leveraged the findings to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Offer support and guidance during audits including quarterly and annual tax reports.
12/2014 to 05/2018 Senior Account & Financial Reporting Laureate International Universities | City, STATE,
  • Consolidated and reviewed of all monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for the region (Chile, Perú, Ecuador, Panamá), such as Cash Flows, BS Analysis, and disclosure Packages (Including extraction data from systems on ad-hoc basis for analysis of variations).
  • Completed a wide range of tasks within the shared services environment includes Accounts Payable, General Accounting, Payroll, Reporting, T & E, Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, Collections and Close the Books.
  • Ensured accuracy, timeliness and validity of all Intercompany transactions, including consolidated revenue/expense recognition. Also, Full AP, AR and GL cycle for accounting analysis.
  • Reviewed vendor contracts for payment terms, managed credit cards and expense reports, reviewed invoices, bill payments and accruals.
  • Interacted closely with members of internal and external audit departments to ensure accurate reporting/disclosures and full compliance with all internal/external accounting and reporting standards/controls, including interpretation of new accounting standards or proceeds in USGAAP and IFRS.
  • Performed monthly account reconciliations for all intercompany/GL accounts Analyze general ledger, Responsible for month close processes. And record proposed Journal entries. Performed financial statement analyses and document meaningful explanations for fluctuations.
  • Worked with vendors, institutions and team members to prepare periodic reporting packages including variance reporting for Actual operating and capital expenses.
  • Generated reports at various levels of consolidation (e.g. Institution level, sub region level and regional level)
09/2009 to 11/2014 Management Information & Risk Control HSBC Bank Chile | City, STATE,
  • In charge of managing Risk Control environment for Finance. Which included Monitoring of Operational/Near Operational Losses, Vendor evaluating and Critical Reports and Implementation of Remediation.
  • Applied successfully international standard of regulatory such as FATCA ALM and others into operational banking flows and/or products. Planed and monthly package for Board.
  • Responsible for the initial documentation of the firm processes and procedures utilizing narratives, flow-charts and control matrices.
  • Performed walkthrough for key processes and evaluated the current state of controls while suggesting future state controls within targeted timelines. Also, coordinated with Process Owners regarding documentation, testing, evaluation, and necessary remediation plan.
  • Lead the long-term strategic planning process and development of the annual operating budget plan.
  • Created ad hoc analysis, commentary and presentation materials for Board and leadership meetings. Delivered weekly financial updates, monthly performance analyses and rolling forecast.
  • Partnered with functional business teams to provide value-added business insight and decision. Lead management reporting, including KPI’s, dashboards, business trends and performance vs budget.
Education and Training
Expected in 2021 to to Master of Science | Taxation Universidad De Chile, Santiago, Chile, GPA:
Expected in 2014 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Management Universidad Andres Bello, Santiago, Chile, GPA:
Expected in 2009 to to Translation And Interpreting English - Spanish | Universidad De Ciencias De La Informacion , Santiago, Chile, GPA:
Expected in 2002 to to Accountant | Liceo Comercial Gabriel Gonzalez Videla, Santiago, Chile, GPA:
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School Attended

  • Universidad De Chile
  • Universidad Andres Bello
  • Universidad De Ciencias De La Informacion
  • Liceo Comercial Gabriel Gonzalez Videla

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  • Finance Manager
  • Tax Manager & Accounting Supervisor
  • Senior Account & Financial Reporting
  • Management Information & Risk Control


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Translation And Interpreting English - Spanish
  • Accountant

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