John Lombana

Work History

Work History

VICE-PRESIDENT & HEAD OF FINANCE, PLANNING, REPORTING & TECHNOLOGY

CITIGROUP Inc.

  • Developed strategic direction and objectives of financial accounting, planning, analysis, budgeting and reporting processes, including supporting information systems;
  • Ensured corporate accounting books and records meet regulatory, statutory, and tax requirements (i.e., Conglomerate expertise in U.S. GAAP, FASB, EITFs, SOPs, SEC Guidance, Fiducia Reporting);
  • Provided direction and oversight in the development, implementation, and communication of accounting policies/procedures, ensuring control processes and systems exist to monitor compliance;
  • Directed and aligned IT function to support business needs and managed auditor relationships;
  • Managed the reporting, cash flow, forecasting and month-end functions for the business, including the development and preparation of annual business operating plans and forecasts.

Executive Director, Corporate Finance, Americas Region

SIEMENS Corp.

Key responsibilities included the development and timely execution of risk based financial audits supporting the Siemens AG Audit Committee and Executive Management. 

Key successes included:

  • Financial audit oversight for Americas region (~$30 Billion Business with 100K Employees);
  • Extensive US GAAP experience in handling complex accounting matters and business deals for large multi-national public companies (i.e., IFRS, FASBs, FINs, SOPs, SAB, EITFs);
  • As a champion in financial reporting transparency, governance, risk and control, spearheaded the development and implementation of US Audit Committee Guidelines and Procedures;
  • Developed a high performance team that is talented, committed, adoptive, innovative and supportive to an ever-changing business environment;
  • Leader in deployment and sustainability of regional audit strategies, practices and procedures for the implementation and compliance of Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements;
  • Developed a Six Sigma Project with respect to our people, processes and product, which resulted on the highest possible score under an Independent Peer Review and the IIA;
  • Supported strategic transactions and compliance investigations, including acquisitions and divestitures primarily on behalf of Siemens Groups and Companies.

Vice President, Audit, Compliance and Risk Management Services

AT&T, Inc.

Accountable to Executive Management and the Audit Committee to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Organization’s operations. Overall, an integral part of the executive team in helping the Organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, controls, and governance processes.

Key Successes include:

  • Developing and Executing Annual Audit Plans;
  • Best Practices in Sustainability on Compliance Initiatives;
  • Spearheading Enterprise Risk Management Processes;
  • Strategical Support for Corporate Governance Programs.

Education

Education

Executive Program

BS

City University of New York

MS

New York University

Certifications

Certifications

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Information Security & Control Association - ISACA

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

New York State Department of Education - Board of Accountacy