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Job Function Sought:
Type of Position:
Full-Time Permanent
Job Level: Executive (President, VP, CEO)
Preferred Method of Contact: Email
Are you a Certified Bookkeeper : No
Desired Industry: Manufacturing
Desired Job Location: New York, USA
Availability Date: October 31, 2023
Desired Annual Salary and Bonus: 745000
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
Willing to Relocate: Yes
Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Ideal Job Description:

Finance Controller

Ideal Company Size (# of employees): 100-1000

Seeking a position in a company where I can contribute my extensive experience and
skills to ensure the business exceeds expectations for superior delivering financial reports to the board
of directors. I am willing to be assigned to other countries to meet company objectives.

Most Recent Job Title: Director of Finance and Operation


October 1991

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at University of the Visaysas

Completed the course with Acamedic excellent.

Septmeber 2023

Foundation Exam at CPA Australia

Currently studying at CPA Australia membership.


August 15, 2020

Director of Finance and Operation at Cleverlearn English Language Center

Financial Management, Internal Audit, Planning & Analysis
• Lead annual budgeting and planning process for an annual budget with the CEO.
• Responsible for Accounting policy and governance
• Cash flow management and liquidity (specifically relating to Reserving Policy)
• Develop and manage the annual budget.
• Lead of production of monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of financial performance
against budget & cash flow, financial and operational goals
• Develop long-range forecasts and maintain long-range financial plans.
• Develop, maintain, and monitor all fundraising and accounting systems and procedures capturing
all pledges, billings, and receipts and for the recording of all revenue transactions, recommend and
implement improvements to systems.
• Prepare draft audit accounts and be a liaison with the externally appointed auditor.
• Prepare monthly and quarterly management accounts for the organization including reports to the
Finance Committee & Staffing Committees and Board
• Service the Finance Committee & Staffing Committee
• Lead on short and long-term financial and managerial reporting
• Oversee day-to-day to day processing of accounts.
• Reconcile monthly activity, generate year-end reports, and fulfill tax-related requirements.
• Manage month-end and year-end closure procedures • Provide financial management of all projectfunded activities and programs.
• Work with the CEO on budgetary elements of funding applications and bids
• Maintain archival and financial administrative files.
• Manage payroll, employee benefits, and organizational insurance.
• Manage bank accounts to ensure sufficient liquid funds whilst investing surplus cash.
• Ensure that accounting requests are resolved and communicated promptly to internal and external
• Act as the Company Secretary, including organizing all statutory returns: VAT, PIT, and reporting
(annual return)
• Provide strategic leadership and direction for the finance and operation department.
• Understanding market requirements and keeping abreast of the existing and future market trends
to enhance competition.
• Provide regular, timely feedback, forecast reports, competitive information, and field intelligence
to corporate headquarters.
• Ensure that system administration will run smoothly and efficiently.
Internal auditing
• Develop a thorough understanding of business processes in scope for assigned audits and document
the process in flowcharts and/or process narratives. Cleverlearn consists of 19 branches or
• Develop a risk-based test plan by selecting an appropriate audit approach, test procedures, and
sampling criteria based on professional judgment and departmentally defined internal audit
• Perform audit tests and prepare working papers.
• Identify and document control and provide evidential support for findings.
• Organize and reference working papers for review by the auditing committee.
• Participate in audit closing meetings with the Auditee at the end of fieldwork and provide clear
explanations for identified issues.
• Teams with other internal and external resources as appropriate.
• Engaged in continuous support to train and assist other team members.
Operational Effectiveness
• Coordinate strategy (on behalf of the CEO) to realize ambitions set out in the Corporate Plan
• Oversee management of all operational functions
• Responsible for HR, increasing effectiveness and efficiency.
• Oversee IT & Premises as well as coordination and communication between all operational
• Drive initiatives in the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term
operational excellence.
Organizational Leadership
• Contribute to short & long-term organizational planning and strategy in support of the Cleverlearn
Risk Management
• Serve as primary liaison to legal counsel in addressing legal issues e.g., copyright, trademarks,
antitrust, governing instruments, partnerships, licensing, etc. •
• Oversee organizational insurance policies.
• Contribute to the review and update of the risk register reports.
• Maintain and review all office policies and procedures, including health & safety, environmental
and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation.
• Report directly to the CEO/General Director of Cleverlearn.

May 2013

Vice President- Finance and Resident Manage at Cleverlearn English Language Institute

• Manage the capital request and budgeting process.
• Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction.
• Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team.
• Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team.
• Manage the accounting, legal, & tax compliance, and treasury departments
• Manage third parties to which accounting functions have been outsourced.
• Supervise acquisition due to diligence and negotiate acquisitions.
• Oversee the issuance of financial information.
• Report financial results to the board of directors
• Understand and mitigate key elements of the company risk profile.
• Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry.
• Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
• Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
• Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts.
• Maintain relationships with the banks.
• To oversee the day-to-day activities of the entire school holding weekly meetings with department
supervisors and managers
• Provide strategic leadership and direction for business profit.
• Lead a team of key players to formulate and implement business strategies and plans.
• Understand market requirements and keep abreast of the existing and future market trends to
enhance competitiveness.
• Build strong branding toward the institutional image and establish good credit within the market.
• Build, motivate, and lead key potential staff for succession planning.
• Provide regular, timely feedback, forecast reports, competitive information, and field intelligence
to corporate headquarters.
• Product profitability analysis, Determination of pricing policy, Market Forecasting, Distribution
Cost Analysis
• Ensure implementation of the entire enrollment system
• Ensure that system administration and online products run smoothly and efficiently.
• Handle Special Projects and establish their procedures.
• Promote coordination among different departments to build up teamwork and harmonious relations.
• Ensure full compliance with corporate governance and internal control.
• Handle Special Projects and their accounting procedures.
• Develop and implement the budgetary system.
• Supervises five staff in Accounting and Finance Department using QuickBooks Software 2010
• Other tasks assigned by the school President/CEO

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