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Marcelo Silva

Audit, Risk & Compliance

Summary

Background in International Audit, Internal Control and Consulting.
Dedicated to continuous process improvement in the face of rapidly evolving and changing markets.
Extremely results-oriented and proactive in finding cost-effective solutions to company-wide problems.

Education

20152016

BUSINESS ANALYTICS

University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
20152016

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION

Copenhagen Business School
2012

Bachelor's Degree, ECONOMICS

University of Porto - Management and Economics (FEP)

Career Highlights

Jan 2016Sep 2016

International Auditor

NESTLÉ SA (London, UK)
  • Review and assess through formal audits of Head offices, Factories, distribution Centers, Sales Offices, Shared Services Centers and 3rd party providers.
  • Carry out operational audits worldwide, across different product categories and functions,
  • Assess the compliance to Nestle policies, instructions & guidelines as well as local laws.
  • Verify adherence to the principles of internal controls and compliance with corporate standards.
  • Help enhance operational efficiency to facilitate the application of best practices in the Group.
  • Develop recommendations of improvement and to get the buy-in of the auditees.
Oct 2015Dec 2015

Finance Data Analyst 

BLOOMBERG LP (London, UK)
  • Involved in a wide variety of research that contributed to the accuracy and timeliness of the Bloomberg data.
  • Analysed prospectuses' and annual reports in order to input and update the data into the Bloomberg system.
  • Managed relationships with existing data contributors, to procure various data elements relevant for the Equity Fundamentals.
  • Performed market checks, using the internal processes to make sure companies financials were available to clients and were up to date.

Sep 2013Sep 2015

Risk & Internal Control

SIEMENS (Lisbon, PT)
  • Maintained integrity of General Ledger, including the chart of accounts of South West Europe - Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Belgium and Switzerland, in addition to Angola and Mozambique.
  • Supported management through risk identification, SOX control testing and process improvement procedures.
  • Reported internal control issues to management and supplied comprehensive recommendations to mitigate the associated risks.
  • Participated as a team member in audit projects and coordinated the external audit with the third-parties.
  • Communicated audit results to upper management through written reports and oral presentations.
  • Articulated audit findings, risks and detailed recommendations to upper management.
  • Met with clients to identify and assess business controls, risks, process gaps and work flow inefficiencies.
  • Supported the ERM by collecting and updating the risks and opportunities identified in the involved organizational units and their response plans.
Jun 2009Aug 2013

Consultant

MANAGEMENT CONSULTING FIRMS (Aveiro, PT)
  • VLM Consultores (Sept. 2012 - July 2013)
    • Performed external audit services and collaborated on customers' projects for the implementation of QHSE and ISO - NP EN ISO 9001; NP EN ISO 14001; NP EN ISO/IEC 27001 and OSHAS 18001 Management Systems.
    • Assigned as Business Developer of yourSTEP® CMS project - software customization based on customers' Management Systems.
  • Decisões e Soluções (Aug. 2009 - Dec. 2011)
    • Led 2 teams of account representatives increasing the sales volume of a company's product in more than 200%.
    • Awarded recognition as the 1st Sales Representative company wide.

Languages

10
Portuguese

Native

9
English

Professional

2
Spanish

Elementary

Major Accomplishments

  • Organization Team Member of Startup Pirates Entrepreneurship 2013
  • Finalist of Entrepreneurship Competition - Diogo Vasconcelos 2012
  • Finalist of Social Business Competition 2012 - ShareUP
  • Finalist of Entrepreneurship Competition - 3DayStartup 2012
  • Participated in Competition of Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012
  • Finalist of Business Ideas Panel and Marketing - So You Think You Can Pitch 2011
  • Participated in Competition of "Premio Montepio Voluntariado Jovem2011".
  • Winner of Creativity Contest CV Film & Universia (2011)

Other Certifications

2015

Financial Markets

Bloomberg LP
2015

Advanced English B2 - C1

American & British  Academy English

Level of our course (130 hours). This level includes
the study of structures, functional spoken English and 584 words.

20132015

Internal Certifications

Siemens

SOX Certification / Introduction to IFRS / Intangible Assets / Guaranties / Financial Statements / Cash Flow Statement / Receivables / Liabilities / Inventories / Business Combinations / Revenue Recognition - Product Business; Service Transactions; Construction Contracts / MEA Accounting / New Orders and Orders on Hand / Provisions and Accruals

2013

Certificado de Formação de Formadores

IEFP

Official public certificate - Training specialist.

2013

Internal Certifications

VLM Consultores

 Auditing Management Systems ISO 19011 / ISO 9001 / ISO 27001