First and foremost, proven integrity and trustworthiness. Experienced professional with a senior presence, ability to influence final decision makers and manage diversity. Skilled in Profitability, Budgeting, Business Planning, Accounting, Lean Manufacturing, and Continuous Improvement. Strong analytical skills, product knowledge and program/project management.
Above-average attention to detail
Ability to work cross-functionally
Conceptual critical thinking
Proficiency with proprietary programs and/or mainframe systems
Mindset to business
Leadership without direct lines of authority
Conflict resolution and relationship management
Developed an Extended Profitability (also known as XPA) simulator in order to support affordability and other business analysis.
Successfully led the financial deliveries of major product projects (all above $150M) in different countries.
Implemented DVP's new way of working within Conventional Range & Controlling.
Profitability Analysis Manager08/2015 to CurrentMack TrucksGreensboro, NC
Direct and lead the creation of various business
scenarios/simulations of current and future product projects to assess impact
on GTS extended profitability.
Direct and lead the development of robust financial
assumptions (i.e. SCOS, DNP, Volume, LCE etc…) and commitments, including
identification of opportunities and risks in product projects and maintenance
Lead GTS B&PL involvement in the development
of annual LTVP inputs and assumptions and assure that running projects
assumptions are updated accordingly.
Be the gate keeper of
Commercial financial deliveries to projects.
Finance Project Manager11/2011Volvo Trucks North AmericaGreensboro, US, NC
Worked on the largest truck product projects already developed in Volvo Trucks North America, from the idea creation to implementation in the factory and sales to the customers.
Responsible for leading the Finance team to estimate new product gross margin and overall project profitability; evaluate the financial viability of the project; assess risks and opportunities; coordinate financial systems and processes and, endorse the outcomes with local and global stakeholders.
Led a cross functional Product Cost Controlling team and worked with representatives from all aspects of the organizations: GTT, GTO, GTS and GTP.
Finance Controller04/2008Volvo do BrasilCuritiba, PR
Responsible for range/project profitability analysis, Product cost management, Gross profit roadmaps and Budget forecast process.
Responsible for Local content and legal requirements and Capacity analysis.
Trainee and Cost Controller01/2003Bematech Ind and Com Elect EquipCuritiba, PR
Invoices/taxes process management, monthly closing support and gross profit roadmaps.
Project Management Professional2013PMP # 1657552
MBA2010Management of Strategic Projects at Positivo University
MBA2007Management Principles at DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology)
Bachelor of Science2006Economics at Positivo University
Portuguese: First language
English: Fluent conversation, writing, listening and reading