Internal Control Coordinator, Kimberly Clark Colombia Bogotá.
Apr 2014 – Aug 2015
Contributed to the implementation and compliance of internal control’s best practices, according to the policies and procedures of Kimberly Clark Corporation.
Identified and reported the detected weaknesses and risks during the process audit, providing visibility to internal processes opportunities in the audit committee, and determining impact and action plans.
Trained different areas of the company in IC responsibility, ensuring that corporate standards are met through operational efficiency, generating added value and identifying opportunities for improvement.
Business Analyst, Kimberly Clark Colombia Bogotá.
Apr 2011 – Apr 2014
Controlled all financial processes concerning the Adult-care unit (Plenitud, Poise®), provided finance visibility to the unit, and developed profitability initiatives supported in marketing strategies which contributed to the reduced cost of sales and increased sales; achieved a market share of 5 points from 2012 to 2014.
Led strategies to reduce operational expenses within Colombia, identified gaps and opportunities developed initiatives and quantified potential impact, ensuring that senior management established spending control as a business transformation strategy and engaged the workforce at all levels contributing to $2M in expense efficiencies.
Senior Account Analyst, Kimberly Clark Colombia Bogotá.
May 2008 – Apr 2011
Prepared and analyzed financial statements for local and corporate purposes (COLGAAP-USGAAP), as well as drafting, analyzing and controlling the monthly, quarterly and annual corporate reports.
Built guidelines to maintain an adequate flow of transactions in the Shared services, ensuring timely and reliable information, controlling the financial resources and the fulfillment of obligations to third parties.
Collaborated in processes related to the implementation of new tools such as the SAP updating version and corporation program reports which assured and consolidated the financial information figures.
Contributed to the improvement of the accounting indicators and accounting procedures achieving the “well control” score in the "Sarbanes Oxley" (SOX) audit for three consecutive years.
Accounts Payable Coordinator, Kimberly Clark Colombia Bogotá.
Nov 2007 – May 2008
Coordinated and controlled all the processes related to the accounts payable, documental management and shared services area assuring the opportune accrual of bills, fulfilling diverse fiscal and tax regulations.
B.A. Accounting, Externado of Colombia University, Bogotá
Aug 2003 – Dec 2009
Diploma and certificate in IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards), Catalunya University, Bogotá
Jun 2017 – Dec 2017