PROFILE AND PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVES
I am specialised in Financial Analysis and Controllership. During the last years I have been working in the European Space Agency and in big multinational companies, leaders in the Security, Healthcare and HR Outsourcing industries. I am a Bachelor in Business Management and Administration, and a Master in International Commerce. I am fluent in English and I have been living abroad, in China and in The Netherlands.
May 2017 – Oct. 2017 European Space Agency (Page Personnel), ESAC, Madrid, Spain.
Support to BepiColombo. • Reporting to Development Manager, overall tracking of contracts with 10 Instrument Teams (ITs) for the BepiColombo mission to Mercury between European Space Agency (ESA) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). • Organizing and coordinating progress meetings between Science Ground Segment (SGS) of ESA and ITs located in different countries (Germany, Italy, UK, France and Finland): prepare agenda, attend the meeting and supervise agreements. • Inspecting monthly progress reports for each ITs: effort remaining of work-package activities, status of deliverables for milestones, follow-up of actions, invoices and payments. • Tracking and monitoring of actions related to contracts, both on SGS and on ITs. • Coordinating internal review of deliverables for milestones in progress and future milestones. • Managing inputs to provide to ITs for the next milestones of contracts. • Accomplishing the configuration management of contractual documentation. • Acting as interface with Contract Officer, Technical Officer, Project Controller and Finance.
Dec. 2015 – Nov. 2016 European Space Agency (Page Personnel), ESAC, Madrid, Spain.
Project Controller. • Reporting to Head of Project Control & Risk Management Service, financial planning, schedule, risk and inventory-asset control of 10 astronomy missions of ESA: James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), Gaia, XMM-Newton, Hubble Space Telescope (HST), Euclid, Herschel, Planck, Integral, Lisa Pathfinder and Astro-H. • Assisting in the preparation of long-term, medium term and in-year resource plans (financial and manpower), monitoring and controlling the implementation of the plans in line with targets, performing forecasting, identifying deviations and producing related reports. • Reviewing of budgets and commitments, of internal expenditures, of support services and purchases for consistency with Cost-at-Completion. • Support to tender actions from preparation of requirements to Kick-off (procurements and contracts). • Following-up of the progress of contracts, and keeping track of status and maintaining the actual and forecasting data. • Supporting industrial invoicing process and payment verification and control. • Verification of coherence with Industrial Return data. • Support to programme level risk management exercises. • Maintaining up to date the related data, performing data analysis, identifying deviations w.r.t. plans/targets and production of associated reports to the responsible management ant to the concerned customers.
May 2013 – Mar. 2015 Stanley Security España (Stanley Black and Decker), Madrid.
FP&A Business Controller. • Reporting to Finance Planning Analysis Coordinator, to add value across different analysis and reports for better understanding of results and main gaps in Security Installations and Services business, with total annual revenue of $100M. • Implementation of new KPIs, ratios and metrics to provide a clear vision and monitoring of the business in a regular basis. • Development of reporting for sales, orders, major jobs evolution, P&L by business, profitability per customer, indirect costs, sales representatives, etc. • Contribution in the annual Operating Plan (OP) and Forecasts creation. • During 2013 I assumed the role of Controller in Pacom Systems España company (total annual revenue of $3M), reporting to CFO in Australia. Responsible of accounts payable, receivable, orders, fixed assets, stock, general ledger, treasury, payroll, taxes, payments, collections, intercompany, financial reporting and statements, reconciliations, etc.
Jan. 2010 – May. 2013 General Electric Healthcare, Madrid.
FP&A Financial Analyst. • Reporting to Commercial Finance Manager, into Service business line, I have supported on financial analysis, writing management reports and supporting to the business: Diagnostic Imaging, Ultrasound and Devices for Iberia (Spain and Portugal), with total annual revenue of $122M. • Regarding financial statement analysis (P&L, Balance) I have participated in the quality improvement and interpretation of results, giving a better understanding of the revenue and margins for the business and the possible gaps within the forecast, in line with commercial and operations teams. • On controllership I have taken part in the accounting closings (US GAAP and Stat), booking journal entries, calculating models of accruals and differ of income and expenses, account reconciliation, supporting in audits, reporting inventory, etc. • Providing proposals customized to the business needs, I have created and developed new financial reporting with regular periodicity that have improved the visibility and transparency of the results trend (hours debriefed by engineering and area report, sales and variable costs by customer and product line report). • Participating in the integration activities to consolidate Devices business, I have worked on the adaptation of their analytic accounting of cost centres to the global operational structure for Services, and I have been involved on the implementation of their new management program Siebel and their adhesion to Oracle system. • Collaborating in a global project “One GE” for the optimization of the vehicle renting costs for several companies of the group, I have presented fleet costs analysis, writing periodically consume reports and keeping a close relationship with suppliers and other key parts on the negotiation and management of the fleet. • Reporting to Controllership, I have written the Account Payables booking, payments and bank reconciliations, I have worked on the development and improvement of internal control process, and on the attention and resolution of suppliers’ disputes. Also I have taking part in different projects as the confirming implementation and Portugal AP integration.
Jan.– Nov. 2009 2nd Internationalization Stage. D.O. Pago Finca Élez. Madrid.
Export Manager. • International market openings, planification of strategies, negotiation, closing deals, representation at trade shows, fairs and events, client visits abroad, etc.
Jan. – Dec. 2008 Economic and Commercial Office of Spain in Shanghai, China.
Trade Officer. • Reporting to the Economic and Commercial Adviser, within Investment Department, and in collaboration with the analyst, I supported Spanish companies about investment and business opportunities in China, and I participated on the advice and resolution of economic and commercial questions about the country. • Promoting international investment and commercial development, I aided and gave support to Spanish companies in several promotional events, commercial fairs, institutional meetings and commercial missions. • Evaluating the information needs of Spanish companies, I did market research studies, sectorial notes and commercial statistics, I wrote a report about Accounting Process in China and collaborated on the publication of the business guide “Investment in China” (ICEX, Oct. 2008).
Jun. 2005 – Oct. 2006 Humangroup (currently Adecco Group), Madrid.
Financial Technician. • Reporting to Financial Manager, I drove the development of a new department for budget control in Humangroup (headquarter in the outsourcing business for Alta Gestión, Eurovendex, Eurocen and Extel), setting up procedures for expenses approvals and supervisions, and improving control and correct allocation of cost centres. • Reporting to Administration Manager, I booked Account Payables, payments, assets depreciation, bank reconciliations, accounts and accounting modules reconciliations. • Reporting to Risk and Collection Manager, I managed collections of big accounts and branches, controlling of solvency and bad debt records control. With the research and evaluation of financial and commercial information, I analysed risks about potential clients.
2006 - 2007 International Commerce Master. 1000h. Full time. UCLM.
2000 - 2005 Bachelor in Business Management and Administration. UCLM.
2004 - 2005 Erasmus student in Economy. Inholland University Rotterdam. The Netherlands.
IT Business Intelligence: SAP Business Objects, Hyperion, ESA-P, Cosmos (Confluence, BIRF, JIRA), Livelink ERP: Oracle (AP, AR, GL), BaaN, Arrow, Siebel, SSP, MfgPro, PeopleSoft, Metaframe (Siges, Cobra, Gestion TT), Remedy Excel advanced user (pivot tables, formulas, macros) Windows, Microsoft Office and Internet.
Native Spanish. Advanced English. One year living in Rotterdam (Holland). TOEIC Independent User Vantage B2. Intermediate Mandarin Chinese. One year living in Shanghai (China). Studying Mandarin from 2008 in Downtown Mandarin (Shanghai) until now in Confucius Institute (Madrid).
I am passionate for travelling, discovering new countries and cultures, and for the Chinese culture and its language.
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