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Johnny Alpízar M.
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September rd, Dear Sirs, Enclosed is my resume for your consideration. I have an experience of over years in internal audit, enterprise risk management, corporate governance, internal controls, redesign and improvement of processes, project management and leadership of multidisciplinary teams in companies operating in different countries in Latin America. During the last years I was accountable for the Risk Advisory business line in Guatemala for a Big Four Consulting Firm. An important part of my work has been enforcing a strict budget of income and expenses and managing the different resources: personnel, technological and financial. I have led projects focused on the development of riskbased audit plans, implementation of internal controls according COSO framework, Enterprise Risk Management ERM according COSO II framework, investigation of cases of unethical behavior and fraud, process documentation and strengthening, identification and assessment of risks, definition and testing of internal controls, presentation of finding reports to Audit Committees and Boards of several companies, and followup of corrective action plans, among others. I am a highly motivated professional, used to working under pressure and results, accustomed to report to the Boards and Audit Committees, and always in search of continuous improvement. I have a degree in Business Administration, I am a Certified Public Accountant, and possess the qualifications of Certified Internal Auditor CIA and Assessor / Validator Quality of Internal Audit, both awarded by The Institute of Internal Auditors. I have an intermediate level of English and very good preparation in the use of common technology applications excel, word, power point, project, access, and others. I am available to visit your office for any interview you consider relevant. Sincerely,
Johnny Alpízar M.
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Johnny A. Mora
Costa Rican Phone: , Email: CAREER OBJECTIVE Become part of an interdisciplinary, resultsoriented and highly competitive team. WORK EXPERIENCE Ernst & Young. April to June Senior Manager in charge of the Risk Advisory business line in Guatemala, as well as the performance and management of projects in Central America and Dominican Republic. My responsibilities include: define the Guatemala&;s annual budget of revenues and ensure its compliance, manage relations and negotiations with customers, manage and monitor the implementation of projects, manage several regional teams, perform independent quality review of other projects and provide advisory to clients. Areas of expertise: corporate governance, Enterprise Risk Management ERM, assessment and strengthening of internal control, internal audit, redesign and improvement of processes, Shared Service Centers implementation, project management, establishment of Board and Executive Committees, documentation to comply with Sarbanes Oxley Act, financial advisory, policies and procedures development, accounting clearing and adjusting, investigation and followup of unethical behavior cases, among others. Led and managed projects for a wide variety of sectors such as manufacturing, food and beverages, industrial, services, retail and wholesale, airlines, agribusiness, energy, real estate, banking, construction, and hospitality, in Central America, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and United States, for the following companies: Coca Cola Femsa, SABMiller Colombia Bavaria, Cerveceria Hondureña, Duke Energy, Banco G&T Continental, AEI Guatemala, Grupo Almo, Grupo Progreso, Corporacion Multi Inversiones, Grupo Agroamerica, Ingenio Pantaleon, Embajada de Suecia en Guatemala, Transacciones y Transferencias, TACA Airlines, Aliaxis Latin America former Durman Esquivel, Grupo Roble, Grupo Real Hoteles Intercontinental, Implementos y Maquinarias IMCA, Panama Canal Authority, Grupo Inmobiliaria Genesis and Cartones America. Coca Cola Femsa former Embotelladora Panamco Tica. July to March Senior Auditor, with scope over operations in Central America Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Main responsibilities: assessments and followup over strategic projects, evaluation of operational and financial controls over different business cycles cash management, budget, payroll, sales, accounts receivable, inventory, purchasing, accounts payable and payments, operational and financial audits for the Divisions of Distribution, Sales and Manufacturing, investigation of unethical behavior cases, agenc y audits, and development of policies and procedures. Corporación de Compañías Agroindustriales Más x Menos CCA. February to June Senior Auditor, with scope over its companies, grouped into divisions: Agribussines, Industrial and Meat. Main responsibilities: followup over strategic projects, full financial audits of each Division, evaluation of operational and financial controls over different business cycles cash management, budget, payroll, sales, receivables, inventories, purchasing, accounts payable and payments, and development of internal policies and procedures.
Johnny Alpízar M.
Deloitte & Touche. October to January
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Audit Staff. Responsible for conducting both financial and operational audits, with the following specific activities: planning and identification of risks over critical areas, development of Audit Reports and Management Letters, testing over balance sheet and income accounts, control environment assessment in Solidarity Associations, and accounting clearing and adjusting. Managed services for companies operating in several sectors such as commerce, manufacturing, services, hospitality, clothes factories and public sector, such as: Atlas Eléctrica, Incesa Estándar, Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo RECOPE, Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social, Cooperativa Autogestionaria de Servicios Aeroindustriales COOPESA, Importadora Monge, Millicom Costa Rica, Xerox de Costa Rica, Asociación Solidarista de Empleados de Exportadora Emperador, Fábrica de Tejidos Pequeño Chiquitín, Gazapati de Costa Rica, Persianas Canet, Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas CONICIT, Extrusiones de Aluminio EXTRALUM, Perryco Industrial, Hotel Tamarindo Diriá, and Syngenta. Bandeco. February to September Accounting Staff. Responsible for the Accounting of several farms over significant business processes: payroll, inventory and labor control. C.H. Camacho Consultores. October to January Audit Staff. Responsible of planning and execution of financial audits, in order to ascertain the validity and reliability of the financial statements of companies in the agribusiness and clothes industries. SUPERVISION OF PERSONNEL Throughout my professional career, I have been accountable for teams between and people. EDUCATION
Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica.
Introductory phase of the master&;s degree in
Universidad de Costa Rica. specialty in Accounting.
Bachelor&;s Degree in Business Administration, with
Spanish: native. English: interm ediate.
Certified Public Accountant, granted by the Instituto de Contadores Públicos de Costa Rica Certified Internal Auditor CIA, granted by The Institute of Internal Auditors. Accreditation in Internal Audit Quality Assessment / Validation, granted by The Institute of
PERSONAL REFERENCES Available if required.