Education

Education
1997

Master en Administración de Empresas

Fundación Empresarial para el Desarrrollo Educativo (FEPADE)
Jan 1986 - May 1990

Licenciado en Sistemas Computacionales Administrativos

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

Extracurricular activities: * General coordinator of Decanis for First Congress of Venturesome Spirit ITESM; I was in charge of 33 persons

* Treasurer for the Program of the Venturesome Spirit ITESM 

* Collaborator at Quality Control Center ITESM 

* Manager for Computer Center at Residences Hall at ITESM 

Jan 1973 - Oct 1985

Bachiller Físico-Matemático

Colegio Champagnat

Work History

Work History
Aug 2006 - Present

Consulting for Finance, Compliance, Systems and Bussines Development.

Virtual de El Salvador SA de CV. 2006 to date. Self employed executive.

- Internal Controls procedures based on Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) / ICIF-COSO, implementation and control<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

- Responsible for Financial-Accounting Operations, including Treasury and Controlling<o:p></o:p>

- Budget’s Elaboration and Control.Projects Management and Development<o:p></o:p>

- Business Development and Organizational Design<o:p></o:p>

- Analysis and Evaluation for Information Systems<o:p></o:p>

- Business Continuity Plan (BCP)<o:p></o:p>

- Risk Management (ISO 31000) development.<o:p></o:p>

- Financial investment and debt strategies. Financial Analysis. Treasury Operations.<o:p></o:p>

- Associated Consultant for Entrepreneur Center, Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN) working with Finpyme Program of Interamerican Investment Corporation (IIC)/ InterAmerican Development Bank (IADB), and Fondepro Program, until 2012.<o:p></o:p>

- Professional Training Services<o:p></o:p>

- Plans for Business Expansion so as Macroeconomic Analysis for Sector /Industry<o:p></o:p>

Jul 2001 - Aug 2006

Treasurer, 2001 to 2005. Purchase and Administrative Manager 2005 to 2006.

Telemovil El Salvador S.A., (Millicom subsidiary (MIC))

Main activities at Treasury department:

- Operational Cash Flow elaboration

- Cash on hand report and control

- Local and external payments management

- Budget & Forecast projections

- Financial Reports

- Personnel’s management

- Interest income/expense control

- Cash management

- Bank’s relationships

- Banks debt management

- Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) controls, implementation and control

Main activities at Purchase and Administrative department:

- Relations with insurance companies

- Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) controls, implementation and control

- Relations with suppliers

- Responsible for negotiation/purchase process

- Personnel’s management

- Buildings and cleaning services management

Main Job was done in El Salvador and eventually in Guatemala.

May 1996 - Jul 2001

Financial & Assoc. Manager

Lucent Technologies El Salvador

Main Responsibilities: 

- Reports to headquarters

- Treasury  operations

- In charge of the financial statements of the company 

- Financial analysis 

- Personnel’s management and recruitment

- Financial statements presentation and analysis

- Billing Control

- Relations with financial institutions  (banks)

- Responsible for the payments to suppliers 

- Budget elaboration and control

- Macroeconomic analysis for sector / industry   

- Operational Cash Flow elaboration and control 

Main job was performed in El Salvador and eventually in Honduras, Mexico and Dominican Republic.

May 1994 - May 1996

General Manager.

Ahorromet Valores SA., Stock Brokerage House.

Main Responsibilities: 

- Competent steps to initiate the company formation and operation 

- Information systems analysis, design and implementation 

- Economic and market consultant 

- Financial products design and implementation, as well as their commercialization 

- Treasury Operations, as well as cash flow elaboration and control 

- Administrative and Operative methods Design and implementation 

- System and electronic market information system design

- Stock exchange law  review for improvements committee

- Relations with the stock brokers houses of Central American area 

- In charge of the financial statements of the company 

- Stock Market and economic statistical design and monitorial, as well as macroeconomic analysis of the environment 

- Personal selection and recruitment 

- Responsible for billing so as payments to suppliers

- Sales and control for the stock market value titles

- Relations with the press, stock exchange, banks and financial system superintendence

- Attention, prospected and amplification for the company clients list

Main job was performed in El Salvador and eventually in Costa Rica.

Jan 1991 - May 1994

Treasurer Manager Trainee.

Conductores Eléctricos de Centroamerica (Conelca, Phelps Dodge subsidiary)

Main Activities: 

- Operative Cash Flow elaboration and control 

- Relations with the institutions of the financial system, as well as control of bank account balances 

- Responsible for the payments so much national as international 

- Member of the budget elaboration and control committee 

- Member of the reengineering committee and development of the new on-line Computer Information System 

- Evaluation of the investment alternatives and debt of the company 

- Operative relations with headquarters 

Educational Experience

- Professor at ISEADE-FEPADE, Graduated Programs. - Professor at Finance Course, Master Programs, UFG University

- University Professor on partial time at Universidad Don Bosco. New Information and Communication Technologies course at Master in Quality Management program, 2009.

- University Professor on partial time at Escuela Superior de Economia y Negocios (ESEN). Introduction to  Information Systems course, 1994 & Sustainability Business Innovator course using IIC / IADB methodology for small business diagnostics and evaluation, 2008 & 2009.  Certificated Professor for Exportation Program - Diplomado para Exportadores (DIPEX), Entrepreneur Center - ESEN 2008.

- University Professor on partial time at Universidad Centroamericana  "Dr. José Simeón Canes" (UCA) with courses like Stock-Market Operations, Financial Analysis, Long Term Financial Administration, Systems Auditing; as well as thesis jury related with finance. 

- Universidad Centroamericana "Dr. José Simeón Cañas" (UCA) and Universidad "Dr. José Matías Delgado". University Professor at Computer Programming I and Database courses. 1990 and 1991. 

Objective

Dear Sirs:

I am sending you my resume with the objective to offer you my professional services.

Due to my professional experience in Finance, Management and Information Systems working for companies like Telemovil El Salvador, Lucent Technologies, Ahorromet Valores (Stock Brokers House) and Phelps Dodge together with my academic studies in Management Information Systems so as my Master in Business and Administration I can perform professional activities that can be very useful for your organization.

I´d like to remark that my experience as professor in several universities teaching different courses, so as my certification as Certified Sarbanes-Oxley Expert (CSOE) from Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Professionals Association (SOXCPA).

I have a disposition for traveling so as a excellent level of concordance with Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversity, Analytical and Strategic thinking, Results Orientation, and a great ability for advocacy and advancing a policy oriented agenda.

Please let me have an interview to expand the information that I’m sending you at this moment, so please let me have a conversation with you or the personnel that you consider it.

Thanks a lot and best regards

Mauricio Paredes

Other Important Information

Extracurricular activities. - 

- Member of Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Professionals Association (SOXCPA) and Network for Business Innovation & Sustainability (NBIS).

· First Director and Secretary at Asociación Salvadoreña de Profesionales en Computación (ASPROC). 

· Speaker for Fundación Empresarial para el Desarrollo Educativo (FEPADE), working jointly with the Federación Salvadoreña de Ingenieros y Arquitectos y Ramas Afines (FESIARA).

· Speaker for Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN) at XI Entrepreneurship Congress 2008.

· Jury at Entrepreneurship Award CITI-ESEN-ACCION 2008 and 2009.

References. -

Jobs

·Lic. Sergio Euceda, Financial Director, Argus Group (Conelca), Tel. (503) 7736-7676

·Lic. Margarita de Henríquez, former Human Resources Manager, (Telemovil), Tel. (503) 7855-9915

·Ing. Carlos Navas, Compliance Manager, Telemovil, Tel. (503) 7870-0038

Consulting/Professional Services

·Ing. José Mario González, General Manager, Minerales Morazan, Tel. (503) 7769-5644

·Ing. Joaquín Roberto Dimas, General Manager, Disoft, Tel. (503) 7885-5840

·Ing. José Luís Morales, General Manager, Prodinasa, Tel. (503) 7879-5149

·Ing. Saúl Palomares, EntrepreneurshipCenter ESEN, Tel. (503) 2234-9292

·Lic. Eugenia Rivas de Fagioli, Executive Director, AVC&RRPP, Tel. (503) 7368-9409

Personals

·Ing. Rodolfo Alberto Salazar, General Manager, ABB, Tel. (503) 2264-5471

·Lic. Cesar Córdova, General Manager Bursabac, Tel. (503) 7940-8991 

Skills

Skills

Information Systems

- University professor on partial time at Universidad Don Bosco. New Information and Communication Technologies course at Master in Quality Management program, 2009.   - Universidad Centroamericana "Dr. José Simeón Cañas" (UCA) and Universidad "Dr. José Matías Delgado". University Professor at Computer Programming I and Database courses. 1990 and 1991.    Seminars Recieved.- - Risk Management, I-SEC, San Salvador, September-2008 - ISO 27001/27002, I-SEC, San Salvador, Jul-2008 - Auditing Directives for Information Technology (COBIT ver. 4), I-SEC, San Salvador, Mar-2008 - Business Continuity Plan (BCP), I-SEC, San Salvador, El Salvador, December-2007.

Finance

- Treasurer at Telemovil El Salvador - Finnacial Manager at Lucent Technologies El Salvador - General Manager at Ahorromet Valores SA., Stock Brokerage House - University professor on partial time at Universidad Centroamericana  "Dr. José Simeón Canes" (UCA) with courses like Stock-Market Operations, Financial Analysis, Long Term Financial Administration, Systems Auditing; as well as thesis jury related with finance. 

Business Development

- Member of Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Professionals Association (SOXCPA) / Certified Sarbanes-Oxley Expert (CSOE), so as  Network for Business Innovation & Sustainability (NBIS). - Associated Consultant for Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN) working with the Revolving Credit Line for Small Business of Interamerican Investment Corporation (IIC)/ InterAmerican Development Bank (IADB) and the Finpyme Program. - First Director and Secretary at Asociación Salvadoreña de Profesionales en Computación (ASPROC).  - Speaker for Fundación Empresarial para el Desarrollo Educativo (FEPADE), working jointly with the Federación Salvadoreña de Ingenieros y Arquitectos y Ramas Afines (FESIARA). - Speaker for Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN) at XI Entrepreneurship Congress 2008. - Jury at Entrepreneurship Award CITI-ESEN-ACCION 2008 and 2009.

Certifications

Certifications

Courses and Seminars

Several