Respected professional with both CGA and CPA designations, a B.Sc. in Commerce and Accounting, and Accounting and IT Diploma who champions strategic financial initiatives and inspires commitment to change for enhanced financial performance. Leads teams through the most critical and challenging of scenarios, and directs with consideration and a sense of humour that helps diffuse tense situations. Experience includes over 20 years of leadership excellence in accounting/finance in Canadian and international hospitals, healthcare, and service industry. Visionary thinker with history that includes a key role in a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) initiative, provides accounting and finance infrastructures that rests on advanced software systems and innovative processes, devoted to generating reliable and timely information. An effective communicator; educates, mentors and coaches accounting staff and other stakeholders so they make the most of available systems and data, offering explanations and analyses that remove the mystery from finance vocabulary to enable enhanced business decisions. Seeking opportunity in the GTA, Peel and Halton region. Open to occasional business travel.
Francisco is a dedicated family man with two children and a balanced life that includes spending valued time camping, fishing, and enjoying social gatherings with friends and relatives. A generous supporter of local charities and responsible civic action activities, Francisco is also a devotee of health and wellness. He keeps physically fit with hobbies that include golfing and bowling, and unwinds with a game of chess.