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Resume for Jorge Z. for Consultant / Business & Management Services in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Occupation: Consultant Industry: Business & Management Services
Country: United States City: Fort Wayne
State: Indiana ZIP: 46845

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Jorge Z.

Management Consultant

Brougham Run ♦ Fort Wayne, IN  ♦ .. C ♦  

Strategic/Financial Analysis & Planning • Project Management • Capital Management • P&L

Process Improvement • Information Management • Negotiations • Debt Restructuring • Six Sigma

Process Automation • Productivity Enhancement • Management Consulting • Shared Services 


IBM Corporation, Armonk, NY  – Present

Managing Consultant, Global Business Services, Strategy and Transformation

  • Provide advice and thought leadership to clients to facilitate business transformation, specifically in the areas of Finance Operations, Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting, Business Process Improvement, Organizational Design and Shared Services.
  • Developed Global Finance Transformation roadmap for several global manufacturing companies, encompassing most finance functional areas e.g. accounts payable, accounts receivable, business analysis, planning & performance.
  • Led Shared Services development strategy and crafted business case for major construction and manufacturing companies.
  • Led the design of a Procure to Pay PP process optimization network for a Leading Global Manufacturer that leverages a shared services organization and a centralized global function Procure to Pay to improve compliance, better manage working capital and formally work to identify improvement opportunities and to resolve cross functional issues.
  • Led strategic redesign of the Invoice to Pay function for a Fortune company to achieve world class performance, by redefining critical processes and setting a specific transformation roadmap.
  • Created operating model, site selection methodology, functional and subfunctional scoping for a Global Financial Shared Services initiative with presence in North America, EAME and Asia Pacific.

    Cooper Standard Automotive, Novi, MI  –

    Manufacturers of systems and components for the global automotive industry, including sealing system products, fluid systems, and vibration control applications, with , employees across facilities in countries.

    Manager, Financial Shared Services FSS, Auburn, IN

  • Directed FSS in the US, and played a key role in the Mexican and Canadian operation. FSS manages $ million in yearly disbursements and fixed assets of $ million
  • Managed a team of finance professionals through two direct reporting managers.
  • Led implementation of Electronic Funds Transfer system replacing % of paper checks in phase one and enabling incremental discounts claims for $,/year as well as a working capital impact of approximately $MM.
  • Increased FSS cost reduction initiatives from $, to $MM.

    Cummins Inc., Columbus, IN  –

    Controller, Engine Business Unit Quality and Manufacturing         

  • Designed and implemented financial structure and cross charge models for Facilities and Measurement Systems’ consolidated Shared Services groups; the total initiative saved $MM in two years.
  • Provided advice on economics and business matters while maintaining worldwide Engine Business Unit Capital Management responsibilities $$MM.
  • Oversaw financial and planning processes for the EBQ & Manufacturing Support organization $MM budget including the Annual Operating Plan, month and yearend close
  • Coordinated the global manufacturing component level annual operating plan allocation process, involving manufacturing facilities in five countries.
  • Identified an R&D tax credit opportunity that generated $MM in savings over three years.
  • Manager Capital Management, Columbus, IN          

  • Managed worldwide Engine Business Unit capital activities including development of the Capital Plan $MM. 
  • Oversaw Requests for Capital Appropriations RFA, evaluated investment proposals and maintained corporate standards. 
  • Led Forecasting & Reporting on capital activity and provided management information for corporate level decision support.
  • Improved capital planning, administration, forecasting and reporting processes; automated Excel processes using Visual Basic and developed various financial models.
  • Manager Financial Resources, San Luis Potosi, Mexico          

  • Developed the financial model and led the implementation of sensitivity analysis as standard technique for capital investment analysis.
  • Addressed a DSO case of $MM; reengineered the financial structure of one of the OEMs to enable them to comply with their financial obligations while keeping their company financially healthy.
  • Internal Auditor, San Luis Potosi, Mexico   –  

    ThyssenKrupp Mexinox, San Luis Potosí, S.L.P., Mexico  –

    Mexico's only manufacturer of stainless steel cold rolled flat products, a $MM subsidiary of German ThyssenKrupp Stainless TKS, the world's leading manufacturer of stainless steel flat products.

    Coordinator Budgeting and Financial Analysis

  • Developed models to study a portfolio of potential capital investments with a value of $MM; recommended investment of $MM to increase capacity of the base business and divestiture of $ MM tubing and piping operation.
  • Managed and led the overall budget team, including P&L, Balance Sheet, Production Volume and Inventory and pricing simulation. 
  • Provided input and developed economic models jointly with the tax and treasury departments.

    The Z. Consulting Group, San Luis Potosi, Mexico  –  

    Union de Credito Regional, San Luis Potosi, Mexico  –

    SubManager, Project Analysis


    MBA. Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Expected

    M.S. Strategy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN  Expected

    Ph.D., Business Administration, Newport University, Newport Beach, CA 

    M.A., Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC 

    B.S., Physics, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico  

    Bilingual – English/Spanish  


    CMA/CFM Completed Part I, Six Sigma Belt, Wharton School of Business Advanced Financial Management: Partnering with the CFO, IBM Learning and Knowledge, Shared Services Centre, Business Strategy and Change, Business Process Improvement, Intelligent Cost Reduction.

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