Jose Guzman

Work History

Work History
Jun 1999 - Present

V.P.of Finance/Controller for Latin America

Continental Representatives Corp.

Handle the finance,accounting,and the operation controls in all Latin American branches including implementation of standardized procedures to secure regulatory compliance. 90% annual travel to Latin American subsidiaries to supervise operations. Achieved record efficiency levels with accounting principles and funds monitoring. Oversee monthly consolidation and analysis of actual results.Develop and present forecasts, operating plans and budgets and business analysis.Assist with the setting, monitoring and testing of policies and procedures, and be integral to the maintenance of an internal control environment.

Managing and leading local finance teams in local countries.

Ensure the regions compliance with both the company's code of ethics and legislative requirements.

May 1997 - Jan 1999

Chief Auditor

Banco del Trabajo

International consumer banking, reporting to the Board of Directors I serve as advisor for accounting policies and procedures keeping the Board apprised of new policies, procedures and standards that may impact the bank's performance and goals. Development of internal accounting policies in coordination with the Finance division to ensure their support. Evaluation of accounting and reporting requirements of the bank's financial transactions to prevent violations and to develop and implement corrective measurements

Jul 1995 - May 1997

V.P. of Internal Audit

Banco Financiero del Peru

Responsible for compliance of financial standards and development of new policies and regulations issued by the government and the bank's headquarters. Provided guidance and support to Directors of Business Unit to provide expertise in foreign currency accounting, bank lending, borrowing and investment transactions. Participated in the development of the design of accounting and reporting specs and the management of a client-server mainframe covering all financial transactions to secure proper reporting.

Jun 1994 - Jul 1995

V.P. of Administration

Continental Representatives, Corp.

Managed all financial aspects of airline clients and supervised proper management and administration of revenue accounting procedures involved in passenger and cargo operations. Supervised annual auditing by Price Waterhouse to secure appropriateness of their financial applications.

Oct 1989 - Jun 1994

Senior Accountant

Bank of Chile NY Branch

Provided support to controller in lieu of headquarters financial requirements. Designed and implemented accounting policies and procedures in line with generally accepted accounting principles, including foreign currency accounting, assessment of internal accounting controls and monitoring of assigned funds.


Jul 1995 - Aug 1997

Business Administration

San Marcos University
Jan 1976 - Apr 1982


Garcilaso de la Vega University