Joaquin Jasso

  • Burbank CA
  • jassojj@yahoo.com
Joaquin Jasso

Finance & Accounting Professional

Work History

Work History
Apr 2012 - Jun 2015

Sr. Financial Analyst

Beeline Interactive Inc. -Los Angeles CA

Managed the financial reporting and analysis requirements, processes and procedures for capturing, maintaining and reporting accurate data to senior management, parent company HQ and third parties

Implemented financial reporting system, developed and adapted analysis tools, data and work flows, information and security requirements and system infrastructure design to assure accurate and timely data extraction and reports submission.

Prepared consolidated balance sheets, profit and loss statements and cash flow statements, performed financial analysis.

Performed multi-unit financial statements consolidation and implemented ROI analysis by product/title process and financial model.

Performed high level reviews of financial statements to identify opportunities and risks and drive resolution.

Managed monthly forecasting and annual budgeting and mid-range strategic planning processes.

Dec 2010 - May 2011

Finance Coordinator

Arts & Entertainment Television Networks- Los Angeles CA

Managed the accounting, budgeting and forecasting process for the network marketing division

Sep 2010 - Nov 2010

Sr. Financial Analyst (through Robert Half Mgmt. Resources).

Univision Radio - Glendale CA.

Provided accounting and finance support to director of finance.

Jun 2008 - Dec 2008

Manager-Financial Planning & Analysis

Stila Cosmetics - Glenadale CA.

Led and managed the budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting and analysis processes.

Re-designed and streamlined financial reporting and forecasting models and respective data gathering processes to effectively monitor variances, achieve accurate and timely financial reporting requirements and identify financial risks and opportunities.

Developed and managed database to generate financial statements and departmental expenses reports with comparatives and implemented periodic review process with department heads to determine applicable action plans as necessary.

Re-designed gross margin analysis and reporting processes to include profitability by client, product line and store and implemented overhead allocation process by distributor/store and an effective returns and discount policy.

Key collaboration with controller and operations on balance sheet accounts reconciliation and analyses and on identifying costing inaccuracies and inventory performance issues. Managed 13-week cash flow forecasting, weekly flash reporting

Feb 2007 - Apr 2008

Production Finance Manager

NBC Universal/Telemundo Network LLC -  Los Angeles CA.

Managed the planning, forecasting, accounting and financial reporting process for three business units.

Supervised finance, accounting, A/P and A/R personnel involved in the cable production operation.

Served as local finance contact for all Telemundo business development activities in LA. Performed financial reviews identifying cost accruals and reserves generating a net positive material impact equivalent to 23% of multi-million pretax profits.

Successfully led implementation of production finance system, implemented weekly production cost reporting allowing timely and accurate visibility to cost performance vs. operating plan, and applicable forecast for shows in production.

Streamlined overhead and studio facilities operating costs allocations to TV shows and implemented policy attaining FASB compliance recognition and accurate cost recognition by show.

Implemented cash-management policy. Led management team to identify and implement cost efficiency initiative to meet millionaire cost reductions without compromising revenue forecast.

Jan 2006 - Dec 2006

Sr. Financial Analyst

Black & Decker-Hardware and Home -  Lake Forest CA.

Improvement Group. Lake Forest CA.

Coordinated monthly financial reporting, forecasting and analysis of manufacturing cost for 3 mfg plants.

Led weekly finance operations review, monitored performance of applicable corrective actions.

Capital expenditure analyses and costing/pricing for new product launches and productivity projects.

Managed budgeting process for corporate manufacturing support departments, assisted P&A and plant controllers in the preparation of annual strategic plan and budget. Performed research on industry performance standards and metrics and collaborated with the Lean Six Sigma team and management on implementing and monitoring progress towards goals.

Coordinated and streamlined financial reporting models and processes for different departments. Won CFO's“ 2006 Finance Excellence Award”

2002 - 2005

Financial Analyst

James Hardie Building Products Inc - Mission Viejo CA.

Review of global financial reporting packages to ensure reasonableness, USGAAP and Company policy compliance, preparation of highly complex monthly consolidation and elimination J/E.

Completed all 6K filings made with the SEC. Assisted worldwide accounting staff with complex US GAAP inquiries and reporting matters, reviewed and agreed all externally released financial data(SEC, NYSE and Australian Stock Exchange).

Prepared monthly management and share holders financial review and respective analysis of KPIs.

Coordinated issues with overseas subsidiaries and treasury office, review of quarterly forecast, close participation in preparation of annual budget.

Prepared monthly financial summaries, financial flash reports and quarterly financial book, served as main contact person for external auditors.

Administered and maintained financial reporting database.

Streamlined financial reports and complex consolidation journals.

Researched and determined proper accounting for complex accounting and operational transactions including international migration of HQ.

1999 - 2002

Staff Accountant, International Accounting

Epson America Inc -  Long Beach CA.

Consolidated financial statements for nine Latin American subsidiaries with the corporate books

Served as liaison among corporate, Latin American affiliates and external auditors. Performed high-level analyses of financial statements to assure compliance with GAAP, applicable FASB pronouncements and parent company policy.

Successfully coordinated the development of a database to daily analyze, consolidate and report sales and inventory for the foreign subsidiaries.

Reduced by one day the month end close for the subsidiaries

1996 - 1999

Accountant

California Steel products LLC - Lynwod CA

Responsible for all accounting and tax issues for six companies in the manufacturing, wholesale and distribution industry.

1996 - 1996

Staff Auditor

Galaz Gomez Morfin SC. (Member of Deloitte, Touche Intnl) -  Guadalajara (Mexico)

    Periodic audits. Reviewed of full financial statements and internal controls

    1994 - 1995

    Staff Auditor. 

    Salles Sains y Cia. -  (Member of Grant Thornton Intnl) - Guadalajara (Mexico)

    Periodic audits. Reviewed of full financial statements and internal controls

    Education

    Education

    B.S Accounting   & CPA Designation

    University of Guadalajara (Mexico)

    Certifications

    Certifications

    CPA

    University of Guadalajara (Mexico)

    Skills

    Skills

    Proficient in Great Plains, Oracle Financials, People Soft, SAP,Hyperion, Business Objects, Vista, Movie Magic Budgeting, MAS 90, TM1, Business Works, Essbase, MS Office suite applications (Excel, Access, Power Point, Word )

    Fluent Spanish (Spoken and Written)