Experience

  • Senior Accountant Manager

    at Signify (Ex-Philips Lighting)

    October 2017 - at Present

    Provincia de Panamá

     Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory  Revenue Recognition process (IFRS 15)  Prepare and publish monthly financial statements  Prepare US Statutory Consolidation and Governments reports & US Tax Package  Support month-end and year-end close process  Coordinate with Business Partners and FP&A sellex forecast  Verify compliance with accounting standards and regulations (IFRS, local regulations)  Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting - BSR  Provide accurate and timely data for group consolidation & reporting (Month End Close)  Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.  Coordination and follow-up of the external and internal audit

  • Accountant Manager

    at Panama Shipping Agency & Services

    September 2016 - September 2017

    Provincia de Panamá

     Peachtree: accounting software implementation and staff training  Supervision of accounting, treasury, invoicing, collections and payments  Supervision and development teams (7 people in charge)  Elaboration of internal control circuits  Provide relevant information to higher management for decision-making  Preparation of monthly accounting closures, financial statements and reports  Elaboration and control of the accounting plan  Coordination and follow-up of the external audit

  • Accountant Manager

    at Hidrovia SA (Jan de Nul Dredging)

    May 1995 - December 2013

    Provincia de Panamá

     Management of monthly-consolidated balance sheet and year-end financial statement.  Prepare financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information.  Budget report control  Transfer pricing reports  Projection of corporate taxes  Supervision and development teams (8 people in charge)  Attention and monitoring of government requirements (AFIP- DGR- BCRA)  Audit related companies  Analytical accounting and reporting  Maintains accounting controls by preparing policies and procedures  Intercompany accounts reconciliations  Verifying payments and documentation  Bank signature as legal representative  Invoicing intercompany services and payrolls

Education

  • IFRS Certificate

    at ACCA

    2019 - 2019 (1 year)

  • Contado Publico

    at Universidad del Salvador

    1990 - 1994 (4 years) Buenos Aires

Languages

  • Spanish Native

  • English Negotiation

  • Dutch Elementary

Hives