Summary

Twelve years of worldwide finance experience in different Hi Tec multinational companies in Latin America. Successful track record in: •Providing finance and operations support to the business (Business Partnership) •Shared Services implementations •ERP system implementations (SAP FI/CO) •Reporting of Financial Statements to Headquarters according with US GAAPs •Development and implementation of financial business tools (leasing) •SOX and Revenue Recognition (FASB 101) compliance •Implementation of administrative and finance procedures according with local tax and statutory requirements •Development of Business Tools to track business performance •Budget Management

Work History

Work History
Aug 2006 - Present

Latin America Shared Services Director

EMC
•Overall responsibility for the financial statements and transactional processes in all the LA countries •Champion and promote Shared Accounting Services concept and communicate with other areas of the business within the Latin America Region. •Implement best practices in the region •Responsible for day-to-day management of In Country Finance team, recruiting and training resources (20 employees) •Manages relationship between In Country Finance representative and WW Shared Accounting Services teams. •Ensure consistency of processes and methodology used by all In Country Finance resources.
Nov 2003 - Jul 2006

Director of Finance and Operations South Cone

EMC
•Interface with functional organizations and business units as a source of advice and counsel in business issues, provide support to achieve goals & objectives, and assist in the improvement of business processes. •Responsible for overall finance and administrative responsibilities in the region •Responsible for development and implementation of finance strategy for the region •Business partnership with sales team to increase revenue growth •Set up best in class controls by leveraging best accounting and administrative practices •Manage staff of finance professionals in Argentina and Chile. (15 employees)
Jun 2002 - Nov 2003

Latin America Shared Services Director

3Com
•SAP implementation in all Latin America countries (FI/CO) •Detection of exposures, contingencies and control weaknesses and follow through of resolution. •Ensure compliance with Local and Corporate accounting policies and that 3Com Policies and Procedures are followed by In Country Finance resources. •Analyses Latin America financial performance and budget vs. actual variance analysis •Provide support to countries by mitigating internal and external issues resulting from failure to comply with local government and tax requirements.
Jun 1998 - May 2002

South Cone Controller

3Com
•Ensure compliance of local accounting, tax and legal requirements in the region •Responsible for the accuracy of financial statements submitted to Headquarters •Development and communication of procedures according to local requirements •Detection of exposures, contingencies and control weaknesses and follow through of resolution. •Responsible for submission of Sales Forecast to Headquarters •Support General Manager analyzing sales contracts

Education

Education
2005 - 2006

MBA

Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires
2000 - 2000

Attendee

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Mar 1992 - Jun 1998

CPA

Universidad de Buenos Aires