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Maria Patricia Rex

Head, Scientific Affairs Support Dept. at Saudi Heart Association

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Mar 2013Present

Head, Scientific Affairs Support Department

Saudi Heart Association

In charge of the scientific  events (Scientific Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, Workshops) of the association.  Attends planning meetings for each event.  Formats the Agenda/Scientific Programs of the different Specialty Working Groups of the association forwarded by the Chairman of the event until its final phase and ensures that the printed program is correct. Send Formal Invitations to Speakers and Chairmen.  Request the Arabic Department to apply for Emara.  Apply for CME Credits from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, and ensures its approval.  Ensures that registrants of events submits their SCFHS No. for online submission of Attendees for CME Credits.  Supervise the online submission of Event attendees for CME Credits.  Helps in the organization of Events ensuring that all requirements are met and according to plan. Supervise the Scientific Support Staff of the association.  

Apr 2008April 2013

Accountant and Executive Secretary

Saudi Heart Association

Serve as Accountant and Cashier.  Prepares vouchers and checks for payments. Deposit cash and check receipts to the bank periodically.  Enters financial transactions to the system using Peachtree Accounting Complete.  Handles Petty Cash Disbursements.  Prepares Monthly payroll.  Prepares Monthly and Year End Financial Reports and Bank Reconciliation. Prepares Annual Budget of the association. Prepares staff’ Employment Contracts and Letters of Appointment to the Chairmen and members of the association’s Working Committees. Prepare all correspondences pertaining to the financial needs of the association. Reports financial status of the association to the Board of Directors.

Monitor the Official E-Mail account of the association and forward pertinent e-mails to the President and to the Operations Manager or to concerned department.  Prepare all correspondences of the President and the Operations Manager as needed.  Attends Board of Directors Meeting and facilitates the Minutes of the Meeting. Attends to all official correspondence of the association. Prepares supplier contracts as needed. 

Jun 1999May 2007

Specialized Teacher - Computer Adviser-Student Publication

International Philippine School in Riyadh

Served as Computer Teacher for Grade 4 to Grade 10 and Computer Room Custodian,with the following subject matters: IT Concepts, Windows XP Operating System; Telecommunication & Networking Concepts; Internet & the World Wide Web; Programming Concepts; Visual Basic Programming; Basic Bookkeeping; and MS Office XP Productivity.Also served as technical consultant for the school’s computer needs (software and hardware). Chair and facilitates some of the school’s extra-curricular activities. In charge of the production of invitations, programs and certificates for the different school activities including Graduation and Recognition Exercises, using MS Word and MS Publisher.Prepares narrative and financial reports on all extra-curricular activities handled and year-end report using MS Word and MS Excel.

As Adviser for the school’s student publication, directly in charge of the paper’s production. Facilitate the selection of editorial staff by administering a written exam and interview.Provide training workshops in news writing, publication layout, photography and editorial.Edit submitted articles and decides which to publish. Edit publication layout and prepares for printing. Heads in the solicitation of sponsors from establishments all over the kingdom for the special issue published on Graduation Day.Prepare periodic narrative and financial reports.

Jul 1998Dec 1998

Main Cashier

Al Manahil Center

Serve as the Main Cashier/Petty Cash Custodian.Checks technicalities of documents before payments such as:Advance Forms, Purchase Requisition Forms and Purchase Order Forms, duly signed by the requisitioner and approved by the Finance Director and Managing Director.Collect cash/checks from all sales outlets (Boutiques, Restaurant, Education Department, Health Care & Beauty Department) at the end of the day and prepares corresponding internal vouchers.Deposit the daily cash/check receipts to the bank daily.Prepare the Daily Income Report and submit it to the Finance Director for approval.Prepare the Daily Sales Services Report of the HealthCare & Beauty Saloon for the Board of Directors. Enter daily transactions to the company’s accounting system including credit invoices of clients(determine the proper accounts classifications and computations, and balancing of all transactions against cash receipts and disbursements).

Nov 1984Nov 1985

Financial Consultant

Ayala Financial & Insurance Services Inc.

Handle the following financial products of the company; Income Protection Funds, Asset Conservation Funds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Pension and Retirements Funds, Educational Funds, Health Insurance, Personal & Commercial Loans and Savings & Investment Funds.Prequalify Loan applicants, as per submitted documents and make recommendations on other financial needs the company offers.Submit Loan Applications to the corresponding department and ensures the release of loans as per timetable submitted to clients.

Jun 1978Jun 1982

Secretary - Marketing Department

Always Marketing Corporation

Prepare all correspondences of the Department. Prepare Purchase Orders issued to suppliers. Assist the Marketing Manager in research and canvass of new products as percustomers’ requisition. Prepare Quotations issued to corporate accounts. Prepare Sales Invoices.. Prepares periodic Sales Reports. Designate/assign new accounts to Sales Representatives as per instruction of the Marketing Manager.

Feb 1976Jun 1982

Accounting Clerk

Always Marketing Corporation

Prepare and execute billings/statement of accounts raised monthly to customers. Prepare monthly and quarterly Schedule and Age Analysis Reports on Accounts Receivables and Payables. Handled petty cash disbursements. Record journal entries of account receivables and account payables.Prepare correspondences regarding financial transactions of the company.


Jun 1974Mar 1983

Bachelor of Science in Commerce

University of Santo Tomas

GPA - 2.00

Major Subjects:  Principles of Economics I&II (6 units), Economic Development of the Philippines (3 units), Elementary Microeconomics (3 units), Elementary Macroeconomics ( 3 units), Agricultural Economics (3 units), Labor Economics (3 units), International Economics (3 units), Current Economic Problems(3 units), Market Research (3 units), Managerial Economics (3 units), Econometrics(3 units), Elementary Accounting I (6 units), Elementary Accounting II (6 units), Financial Analysis (3units), Taxation I – Income Tax (3 units), Taxation II – Transfer & Business Taxes (3units), Business Organization & Management (3 units), Management of Human Resources (3 units), Personal Finance (3 units), Financial Institutions with Land Reform (3 units), Marketing Principles (3 units), Law I – Obligations & Contract (3 units), Law II – Agency, Partnership, Corporation & Sales (3 units), Law 3 – Credit Transactions & Negotiable Instruments (3 units)


Seeking for a position that meet my competencies, capabilities, skills, education and experience which offers professional growth while being resourceful, innovative and flexible.


Philippine Civil Career Service Professional

Outstanding Toastmaster of the Year (2004) – PICPA Riyadh Toastmasters Club

Vice President and Treasurer – IPSR Faculty & Staff Cooperative, SY 2005-2006

Vice President – IPSR Faculty & Staff Cooperative, SY 2004-2005

Vice President Education – IPSR Toastmasters Club, SY 2004-2005

Vice President Public Relation and Editor inChief (Tick Tact Talk)

      PICPA-Riyadh Toastmasters Club,  January – June 2002


Apr 2007Apr 2007

Basic Java Script & CSS

Mapua Institute of Technology
May 2006May 2006

C++ Programming

Mapua Institute of Technology
Aug 2004Oct 2004

Peachtree Complete Accounting

Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Riyadh
Aug 2001Oct 2001

Visual Basic Programming

Computer Society for Filipinos
May 1985Jun 1985

Cobol 74 Programming

NCR Corporation, Philippines
Jul 1984Jul 1984

EDP Concepts

NCR Corporation, Philippines