Regional Financial Analyst


Last Updated: 28th February 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Address
Peru

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Summary

I am considered a highly experienced results-oriented Regional Financial Analyst with a particular expertise in strengthening support, improve the capacity building and financial and administrtative systems of local private and public partners, as well as international organizations. I have been personally instrumental in many of the pivotal success in Latin America and the Middle East. I was assigned as an expatriate to Iraq in 2005, considered in that moment the largest global investment, managing projects for $2.5 Billion which included power, water, sanitation and transportation networks implemented by Bechtel Corporation. The role assumed by my leadership in the financial area allows me to achieve outstanding results in benefit to the organizations supported and goals established.

Education


Doctorate in Administration

   Apr 2006
— Jan 2008

DOCTORATE IN ADMINISTRATION (Degree obtained in May 2010)
Thesis: Economic and Financial Evaluation of Investment Project using the Monte Carlo Simulation Technique
Federico Villarreal University Apr. 2006 –Jan 2008

Universidad de Lima
MASTER IN ECONOMY WITH MAJOR FIELDS IN BANKING AND FINANCE

   Apr 1991
— Dec 1993

MASTER IN ECONOMY WITH MAJOR FIELDS IN BANKING AND FINANCE
Thesis: Price Adjustment Model Based on a Cost Structure and its effect on Corporate Profitability (Research on soft drinks industry including Coca Cola, Inka Kola market, production and price analysis)
University of Lima Apr. 1991 –Dec.1993

Universidad de Lima
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT

   Mar 1975
— Dec 1980

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
Thesis: Cost Manual Uniform Standard of Complete Absorption
University of Lima March. 1975 –Dec.1980

Experience

USAID/Iraq
Financial Analyst

   Apr 2005
— Sep 2005

USAID/Iraq April 2005 – September 2005
Financial Analyst
Action in this role : As an expatriate I was in charge of financial management practices, procedures and reporting requirements managing the portfolio of Infrastructure activities of 2.5 Billion in USAID/Iraq/Baghdad considered the most important program in the world, which included power, water, sanitation and transportation networks. Responsible to follow up and implement and monitor sound internal control and audit practices for USAID. Supervising banking operations, and preparing financial and accounting reports leading the financial activities.

Results: Avoiding the internal control risk to mitigate errors or irregularities as well as frauds, during the payment process obtaining good results and coaching during the weekly meetings in how to implement corrective internal control actions under the project´s portfolio.

Establish a high level of interpersonal communication with Bechel officials and Regional controller about the financial management of the implementaion of projects, ensuring that the monthly billing documentation was accurate.

USAID
Regional Financial Analyst

   Nov 1984
— Current

Action in this role: In charge of Financial Management Reviews with the professional personnel in charge of project evaluations and project design exercises both in Peru and abroad for a diverse range of projects (Brazil Colombia, Ecuador and Chile from 1988-1993 and backstop for Colombia activities from 1998 to 2001), and since April 2012 I am in charge of monitoring the regional financial area of portfolio of projects in Brazil and Paraguay, Ecuador (closed in September 2014), and Venezuela(only desk control) .

I am team evaluator member of Local Government Institution under the Public Financial Management Risk Assessment Framework-PFMRAF in GORESAM-Regional Government of San Martin and GOREU-Regional Government of Ucayali following the USAID forward (Implementation and Procurement Reform) and mentoring of USAID/Brasil and Paraguay Financial staff .

In charge of financial management practices, procedures and reporting requirements. I was thoroughly familiar with power, micro-credit, democracy, health,education and programs,infrastructure, agriculture, trust fund, alternative development projects computerized accounting and financial systems along with local regulations for a variety of entities. I was managing a portfolio of US$ 140.0 million of USAID/Peru activities under Health and Education program.

I am an active and pro active oriented to the customers with strong management diplomatic skills and teamwork with multidisciplinary professionals looking for sinergies, coordination efforts and improve the technical cooperation between regional office and local partners, oriented to meet organizational goals efficiently in a timely manner, leading the projects with professionalism and integrity with pressure.

and since April 2012 I am in charge of monitoring the regional financial area of portfolio of projects in Brazil, Ecuador (closed in September 2014), Paraguay and Venezuela.

Results: Reducing the internal control risk to mitigate and avoid errors or irregularities as well as frauds, obtaining audit clean opinion and coaching in how to implement corrective internal control actions under the project´s portfolio.

Make interacting positively the interpersonal relationship with the partners and diverse customers to solve any financial and administrative problem. Establising feedback in a challenging environment to meet tight deadlines. Obtaining active and proactive participation of partners as part of team work.

Improving their financial and internal control system and administrative capabilities, as well as improving their payroll and valued add tax-VAT management to avoid labor contingencies and save or recover VAT respectively.
Improving project´s portfolio of financial and administrative management reducing their risk in management USAID funds, as well as improving their fundraising capabilities.

SULLAIR DEL PACIFICO INC. – Peruvian Branch
General(Chief) Accountant

   Nov 1983
— Nov 1984

SULLAIR DEL PACIFICO INC. – Peruvian Branch Nov. 1983 – Nov. 1984
General(Chief) Accountant

ARTHUR ANDERSEN & CO
External Auditor

   Aug 1980
— Oct 1983

ARTHUR ANDERSEN & CO Aug. 1980 – Nov. 1983
External Auditor

LABORATORIOS INDUFARMA S,.A.(WARNER LAMBERT PERU)
Accounting Assistant

   Jun 1978
— Aug 1980

LABORATORIOS INDUFARMA S,.A.(WARNER LAMBERT PERU) June 1978 – Aug. 1980
Accounting Assistant

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