Manager in Omega Pharma España, S.A.(Since June’14), Pharmaceutical Sector (Branded Consumer
Health).Spanish subsidiary of Perrigo Company PLC , a leading global healthcare supplier that develops,
manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx)
pharmaceuticals, nutritional products,
and active pharmaceutical
ingredients (API),. The company is the world's
largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market
and an industry leader in pharmaceutical technologies.
In hierarchical dependence of Spanish CEO and Group Finance
Director (CFO), managing multidisciplinary teams of up to 10 people.
-Finance Manager in
Schibsted Spain Ltd(September 2000-February 2014), Spanish subsidiary of
Schibsted International Classified Media Group (technological-internet)with approximately 7,800 employees and
presence in 29 countries. Schibsted Spain Ltd owns the major internet websites
in the country: segundamano.es, fotocasa.es, coches.net, motos.net, infojobs
and others. It has 25 offices throughout the country and about 750 employees. It
also has other investments in web sites in Latin America. In hierarchical dependence
of the Group Finance Director (CFO), managing teams of 6 to 15
people in Spain and 7
different countries of South America.
Main areas of responsibility:
and Strategic Plan:
of Accounting and Financial Statements, setting adjustments to International Financial
Reporting Standards (Spanish Gaap, US
Gaap and IFRS).
(Sarbanes-Oxley act) Implementation.
- Develop and improve financial planning, forecasting and guidance to the
- Responsible for managing and maintaining the
required high level of effective controls required for the continued growth of
Monitoring and analysis of the impact of changes in accounting standards and
accounting policy setting and its technical application through the ERP (Navision) and reporting system (SAP-BPC).
Optimizing systems and information management. Implementation of ERP
(Navision), cash control software (Sage-XRT)
and others in the subsidiaries. Implementation of cost approval and control
software (Scan Visio).
Coordination of relations with external auditors, attendance in internal and
external audits .
Supervision and monitoring of daily cash positions and Group subsidiaries (banking
positions, exchange rate risk, cash - pooling).WOCA metrics establishment.
Responsible for cash management and operating
cash flow .Establishment of cash forecasts.
Active participation in the development of group financial strategies.
Financing short, medium and long-term optimization of portfolio performance
& capital raising.
Participation and support in operations to change the scope of consolidation (disposals,
acquisitions, mergers, spin-offs), developing models to try to identify the
best possible financial strategies.
Compliance with the major financial ratios of the Group: debt (drawing up of
contracts and control of intra-group loans), solvency funding requirement (up
streaming) and cash -flow.
Management of group relations and its financial institutions (trading
conditions, entity selection, monitoring compliance with agreed conditions).
and optimization of fiscal policy of the company. Supervision and monitoring.
Preparation of all tax returns of the Group in Spain. Corporation Tax
(individual and consolidated) prepayments.
Attendance of Group Tax Inspections (VAT, corporate, withholding &
Supervision of third-party relationships, ministries, Bank of Spain &
Public Administration (IAE, IBI, fees and local taxes).
*CAPEX & OPEX
Establishment of the purchasing policy of the Company (Capital Expenditure,
Operational Expenditure, IT & travel expenses).
Internal circuit design, implementation and monitoring.
Relationship and negotiation with suppliers. Coordination of general service
centres across Spain.
- Continuous improvement process and philosophy.
- Empowered in all Group companies, exercising representation
before Courts, Finance and Public Institutions.
- Preparation the minutes of the Board of Directors, Approval of Auditors, Powers of Attorney, etc..
- Monitoring and review of Powers in the scope of consolidation, deeds and other Acts Corporate Organisational
(ITP / AJD
- Responsible for all
contractual review and operations.
*Compliance & Regulatory
Responsible for implementation of Corporate Policies, establishment of Company
Core Values, ethics and transparency. Responsible for training in Compliance
for the entire Group in Spain.
for the registration, application of national codes and placing on the market for
all the products traded by the Company in
front of the Spanish Authorities.
Finance Manager in Ferpa Graphic, SL
(Machinery for Graphic Arts 1999-2000). Main activities during this period focused
on the establishment of stock control circuits, negotiation with the different
logistic operators (land and sea), given the Company's export activity (mainly
to the countries of the East and South America), and control of The debt
(recoveries) of International clients as well as the taxation associated with
exporting activities (Corporate Tax deductions, Intrastat, Dua, etc.).
Tax Advisor and member of the AEDAF.
Gabinete Rocafort Asesores Asociados, SCP (Consulting
and Audit 1998-1999).
Degree in Economics
from the University of Barcelona. Specialty finance and investment (1995).
Spanish, Catalan (level C), English (advanced)
& French (B1). Computing: User Office package. Navision Expert (over 10 locations),SAP-BPC,
Hyperion and other
cash control systems, XRT (Sage).