Ø Strong technical background with the ability to work independently on multiple research projects with specialized knowledge of strategic financial planning, business restructuring, financial instrument management, Sarbanes Oxley regulations, risk management, treasury and tax planning, budget management, forecasting, public company reporting, as well as management pension and 401K plans.
Ø Comprehensive understanding of the financial trading systems arena due to advanced education and training regarding information management and business practices.
Ø Effectively lead top-performing teams to produce both short term and long term financial strategies.
Ø Excel in defining and implementing policies, procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of operations.
Ø Competent leader and mentor who is able to create a team environment, including building collaborative relationships, training peers to perform at maximum efficiency, and the capacity to form cross-functional coalitions in order to ensure knowledge is shared across departmental lines.
Ø Proven ability to adapt strong process knowledge and technical skills to diverse organization needs.
Ø Technology savvy and proficient in multiple software systems, including MS Office, Oracle Financials, SAP, XRT, and ICMS SunGuard Treasury Workstation.
Ø Demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills in successfully steering financial planning meetings and delivering comprehensive strategies.
Ø Carefully analyze various documents and reports in order to identify and reconcile potentially costly errors.
Ø Closely examine accounts to balance positions and funds between clients, firms and/or the bank.
Ø Develop expert plans of action according to specific financial needs, both expeditiously and effectively.
Ø Ensure critical internal and regulatory compliance as well as data integrity/quality control by proficiently analyzing financial trends in the market to identify relevant information and advise clients appropriately.
Ø Skilled at devising and implementing economic forecasting programs as well as utilizing extensive knowledge of economic climate to benefit the organization.
Ø Embrace company initiatives and lead process integration efforts throughout various departments.
Ø Guided companies to determine opportunities within financial departments which resulted in productivity increments as well as company savings that ranged from 100k to 10 MMUSD annually.
Ø Developed and implemented plan to repatriate approximately $100M in cash taking advantage of the Jobs Creation Act resulting in savings of 500K in interest and tax reductions. (10 European subsidiaries involved).
Ø Directed the repatriation of company proceeds for the sale of 8 Facilities abroad, coordinating an effort that involved cash repatriation from over 10 countries and saving over 168 MUSD in taxes.
Ø Designed and negotiated a syndicated credit facility, saving approximately 2MUSD in lower rate borrowings throughout the life of loan.
Ø Led worldwide treasury workstation implementation resulting in headcount reductions of 175K annually.
Ø Streamlined asset securitization system for accounts receivable program enhancing its performance and increasing incoming cash flow by 20%.
Ø Assembled system for FX exposure determination and hedging programs for international investments and loans totaling over $1B.
Designed tax strategy to repatriate cash into Mexico via dividend
distribution saving company approximately 50MUSD in taxes.
Partner, Corporacion Capitulo Uno S DE RL DE CV, Mexico 2007-Present
Primary responsibilities include comprehensive management of domestic and international financial operations as well as providing strategic financial consulting to prominent multinationals with worldwide operations. Additional functions and accomplishments include;
Provided direction regarding International Tax and Cash Management issued, as well as accurate financial planning and analysis strategies;
Provided training and development of overseas and local personnel;
Conducted seminars and training for international cash pooling, insurance and fiscal strategies.
Treasury Director, Cambrex Corporation 2005-2007
Primary responsibilities included global treasury functions, pension and 401K management, preparing and evaluating debt covenants as well as global insurance program. Additional functions and accomplishments included;
Acting as liaison between banking institutions regarding credit facilities, FX and ancillary services
Management of extensive overseas financial team;
Redesigned Financial Interest Budget for company resulting in savings of 2MUSD per year;
Formed strategy to comply with tax requirements overseas and create a banking structure that optimized International cash pooling, financing and hedging;
Fashioned an investment strategy for Pension and 401K that resulted in savings of approximately 1MMUSD per year in investment fees.
Assistant Treasurer, Maersk, Inc. 2004-2005
Primary responsibilities included lender relationships and compliance with bank agreements for company as well as intercompany loan arrangements, structuring loan negotiations, loan documentation, letters of credit, guarantees etc. Additional functions and accomplishments included;
Tracked and allocated annual interest expense budget for entire organization;
Performed enhanced cash projections and determination of funding needs and interest costs;
Assisted with supervision of daily cash administration and efficient investment of consolidated excess cash within the group (15 subsidiaries over 50 bank accounts);
Established design and creation of the cash pooling system for North American and European subsidiaries;
Created process for evaluation of hedging interest rates and currency exposures, as well as coordinated implementation of Quantum Treasury Workstation for the tracking of these derivatives.
Jr. Director Treasury Services and Analysis, Sanofi-Aventis 2000-2004
Primary responsibilities included management and oversight of inclusive USA treasury reporting, forecasting and analysis departments. Additional functions and accomplishments included;
Directly controlled debt/equity, intercompany and third party portfolios. (35 different external credit lines, over $5B);
Directed the leasing and acquisition of capital expenditures ($60M per year);
Oversaw the domestic and international cash management for US subsidiaries;
Negotiated fee reductions by 20%;
Fashioned US commercial paper program and credit facility, securing $1B in credit lines with several financial institutions;
Designed system for tracking cash liquidity from over 45 companies, reducing bank operations, accounts and fees, consolidating activities in 3 strategic institutions and increasing productivity;
Incorporated North American cash pooling structure, consolidating operations domestically before participating in global cash pooling process;
Negotiated an off balance sheet financing program linked to $50M credit facility to refinance and acquire new assets, severely hampering cash flow;
- Senior Treasury Financial Manager North and Latin America, Sun Chemical Corp.
- Treasury and Risk Manager, Grupo Gamesa SA DE CV / Pepsico International, Mexico
n MBA- International Finance, Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterey / Graduate School of Business
n B.S. - Business, Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterey
n Certification C Treasury Professional
n Additional Training: Forecasting and Financial Update / CEDEP, Advanced Cash and Treasury Management
n Languages: Spanish, English, and French
n Specialized Knowledge: FASB133 Accounting for Foreign Exchange
Instruments and Derivatives, IAS39, Fixed Income Securitizations, SAP
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