Experience

  • Stocks Accounting Manager

    at BP Australia

    April 2017 - at Present

    State of Victoria

    • Manage a team of 5 stock analysts. • Manage the operational relationship with Accenture partners ensuring identified and reported KPI measures, regular communication with key business stakeholders and prompt escalation and resolution of issues. • Maintaining high levels of Control in relation to the management and close out of the Stock Reconciliation Activities. • Responsible for the operational elements of the offshoring activity - ensuring business targets are met on an ongoing basis. • Using project methodology, work in consultation with Ops Excellence Managers to drive continuous improvement and optimisation of operational functionalities. • Maintain the relationships between GBS and the BP business. Work in partnership with GBS stakeholders to drive efficiency, alignment, and best practice implementation of Stocks Accounting activity. • Undertake benchmarking against best in class organisational practices • Effectively manage the annual budget of the team.

  • Management Accountant - Contractor

    at Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman

    June 2016 - December 2016

    State of Victoria

    • Preparation and updating of the daily, weekly and monthly operational reporting as well as cost center reports and analysis • Development and maintenance project funding schedules and reporting. • Preparation of budget templates • Production of management reports. • Updating of forecast modelling and budget models.

  • Financial Controller

    at Decathlon SA

    March 2014 - July 2015

    Nord-Pas-de-Calais

    • Represented finance in key business transformation projects to support the business in achieving strategic objectives. • Owned the budgeting and forecasting process. • Reviewed and approved monthly general ledger reconciliations provided by the accounting team, ensuring reconciling items were managed and resolved in a timely manner. • Prepared end of month balance sheet, P&L and cash flow statements to provide insightful analysis and explanations regarding performance, movements and balances, and other key financial measures. • Delivered monthly and quarterly reports and insights to senior stakeholders in regards to economic performance. • Partnered with cross functional teams in order to identify and solve issues and increase performance

  • Finance Manager

    at Decathlon SA

    September 2009 - April 2014

    Madrid

    • Developed, mentored, and motivated a team of 5 Business Analysts ensuring reporting deadlines were achieved and internal control policies and procedures were in place. • Coordinated and managed the month end reporting process. • Provided financial analysis to support business development strategies and identify business opportunities and risks. • Worked closely alongside the Operational Managers of the shared services, creating both short-term and long-term budgets and forecasts needed to achieve the economic targets. • Sustained strong working relationships with key business partners. • Accurate and timely preparation of annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, financial reports, and management reports.

  • Finance Analyst

    at Decathlon SA

    January 2008 - September 2009

    Barcelona

Education

  • Life Coach

    at International School of Coaching

    2014 - 2016 (2 years) Barcelona

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Valuation of Companies

    at University of Barcelona

    2004 - 2005 (1 year) Barcelona

  • MBA

    at EAE

    2003 - 2004 (1 year) Barcelona

  • Bachelor in Finance

    at Universidad Externado de Colombia

    1996 - 2001 (5 years) Bogotá D.E.

Languages

  • Spanish Native

  • English Negotiation

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