Efficient Finance Professional skilled at consistently meeting and surpassing expectations. Extensive experience in risk management, internal controls, budgeting, strategic planning and accounting.
Graduated Cum Laude Bachelor of Science in Accountancyfrom Saint Mary's University (Philippines).
Implemented business controls to newly acquired entities in Asia.
Implemented project accounting software across Asia entities thus standardizing revenue recognition and ensuring accurate and transparent reports.
Rebuilt and right sized the Expense Claims team of McKinsey from an original 46 FTE number, the team was reduced to the right size of 26 FTEs without affecting desired output.
Designed and implemented a billing system which can capture price changes and FTE changes to the day. This system also is able to output several reports needed by the clients.
Was a member of a team who developed and implemented the shared service center's transfer pricing methodology to various branches worldwide which facilitate faster and simplified billing procedures of services.
Facilitated in the correction of the SB14 closing balances in 2004 to equal the closing balances in JDE through the review of bill of materials, this resulted to an upside of £4,000,000 in the management books and subsequently allocated to Region's books.
Managed a team of 13 handling bank reconciliation, general accounting, client invoicing and staff/vendor payments.
Ensured that funds are ready for all disbursements and supported by proper documents as well as compliance to set policies.
Monitored and improved Finance service delivery agreements that is processing must be within the agreed turn-around time. Client invoicing needs to be based on the service level agreements with the various offices, agreed transfer price, on top of this, ensure that these are collected within the agreed terms. Daily bank reconciliation findings are resolved and corrected in the books immediately.
Supervised payables and disbursements and revenue billing and collection process.
Ensured that monthly accruals are complete, accurate in such a way that it represents incurred and unpaid expenses, and that any variance from the budget are explained regardless of amount
Reviewed monthly balance sheet substantiation and confirmed balances with various departments.
Reviewed daily cash position report and recommends funding requirements.
Processed confidential payments and performed confidential financial analyses required by the top management of DKS.
Prepared a Monthly Financial Performance Review pack and reported the same to management.
Revised jobs and workflows to improve efficiency. Achieved zero backlog and zero overtime targets. Savings from overtime elimination is P550,000 per annum.
Conducted several learning sessions for the finance team aimed to have a common understanding on the account structure and cost center hierarchy of Deutsche Bank, SAP reports and functions, and various policies. As a result, adjusting entries during month-end were significantly reduced and faster month-end close activity.
Designed a back-up system within the team such that rotation and turnover does not affect the daily operation of the team. Invoicing team knows what the staff/vendor payments team is doing and vice versa.
Trained several fresh graduates and deployed them eventually to the service delivery teams of the company.
Represented the Finance team in several committees and working groups such as the Operations Committee and Vendor Accreditation Committee.
Implemented daily bank reconciliation from the monthly, and reduced reconciling items to bank charges.
Implemented electronic bank payments and bank check cutting from a manual form request for telegraphic transfer and in house check printing and manual authorizations.
Graduated Cum Laude
Date of Birth: August 06, 1975
SAP R/3 FICO
Oracle v11 and v12
JD Edwards World Software A7.4 Cum 4
SB14 and GPICCS (Cognos based GSK Internal Profit Reporting System) MS Excel with wide utilization of functions like sum product, PowerPoint, Word and Project
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