Professional info​

Achievements include savings over 1 million USD /yr. by reengineering logistics and purchasing in Unilever.  Other achievements include reduction on reporting times for all organizations I worked by automation and integration of core systems with reporting tools as Business Objects, Excel Macros, SQL’s, MS Access and Google Forms.

 

Experience in industries as Health Care, Banking, Education, Manufacturing, Distribution, Transportation, Retail, Logistics, and General Consulting.

Work experience
Languages

Fully Bilingual

English - Spanish

Skills

Advanced MS Excel

MS Office Suite

Google Docs

MS Access

SAP - Business Objects

Juan M. Garcia Gonzalez

Head Business Consultant

 

E-mail: info@saeg-consulting.com

Phone: 786-766-8938

Areas of Expertise

 

 

Hands-on experience in all areas of Analytics, Report Building and Design in different industries.

 

The Commercial Driver’s License School

● Developed financial reporting and forecasting using PowerBi.  Defined a global student forecasting map based on prospect calls.  Used advanced modeling for new school licenses and regulatory reporting.

SAEG Telemedicine

● Defined a needs-based model for deployment of telemedicine solutions by using federal funding.

 

Citibank

● Reduced reporting time from 30 days to 10 days. Automated the process through systems integration and data harmonization. Established new reporting guidelines for LATM region with

Business Objects.

● Established the AML Global Business Risk Compliance Committee GBRC for Latin America.

● Puerto Rico was the first country in Latin America with a fully effective SOX control program certified by Citibank corporate audit. Helped to complete similar programs in Venezuela, Uruguay and Trinidad.

 

Unilever

● Generated savings of $1,000,000 USD with regional negotiations. Developed and Generated Financial Management reports for Unilever Latin America.

● Automated monthly reports reducing time from 3 days to 4 hours. Developed the computer models to report savings for Trinidad to the regional buying team of Unilever.

● Developed an optimization program to save Unilever Caribbean $400,000.00 in freight during the first year of implementation. Developed the computer models to generate annual budgets and monthly management reports to head office. Team leader for the freight initiative for the Latin American countries

 

​SAEG Financial Consulting - Senior Consultant , FL

September 2011 to Present

  • Introduced to the US market two Telemedicine platforms from Puerto Rico and Israel, developing a customer base for doctors and patients alike.  Performed datamining projects for feasibility studies.

  • Supported ECS financials in their expansion to Florida the Caribbean and Latin American markets for IT banking products. Developed strategic plan for the organization health care division by generating potential savings to health care organizations by integrating their information systems.  

  • Worked with ECS on developing community banks and credit union market focusing on the needs of small financial institutions

  • Developed and implemented strategies for opening Highfield Career Institute establishing partnership with health providers.  Programs established included LPN, MA, PCT, Medical Coding & Billing.  Responsible for obtaining the education and health license for the school with the Board of Nursing.

  • Developed automated upload and download tools for management reporting between QuickBooks and MS Excel to reduce time small business managers need to allocate to their financial reporting..

  • Deployed “Value Added” programs to small businesses as e-commerce, integrating front-end operations to QuickBooks.

  • Worked as contractor for Arnold Transportation, JKS Trucking and SATA Logistics, ensuring on-time deliveries and customer satisfaction.

  • Built up the logistic strategy for Andino Fruit Colombia to import perishables from the U.S. to Colombia.

  • Integrated CRM systems to QuickBooks reducing data-entry and automating reporting to senior management.

  • Developed a centralized purchasing through google forms and implemented lean management.

  • Automated end of month reporting procedures by integrating QuickBooks with Excel Macros. Implemented deployment of virtual data systems for decentralization of the operation. 

  • Established Key Performance Indicators and Balanced Scored Card across the company.

  • Obtained all required state and federal permits for operations in FL, TX

Other Experience:
  • ​Citibank, NA 2010-2011 Regional - Emerging Risk Control. Ft Lauderdale, Fl 2010 -2011  Control Compliance Officer, VP

    • Accomplishments:

      • Reduced reporting time around from 30 days to 10 days. Automated the process through systems integration and data harmonization.

      • Established new reporting guidelines for the whole region.

      • Established the AML Global Business Risk Compliance Committee GBRC for Latin America and served as Secretary of the committee with all business and country heads.

  • Grupo Empresas de Salud - San Juan, Puerto Rico 2009 -2010 Financial Analyst - Consultant

    • Accomplishments:

      • Automated data entry processes by integrating excel and Peachtree uploads.

      • I was able to rebuild the 2008 accounting, because the company had not maintained their records since 2007.

      • Established processes as budgeting, profit and cost centers.

  • Citibank, NA 2004-2009 Citi International Financial Services, LLC (I.BE. investment banking vehicle of Citi International Personal Banking). San Juan, PR Securities Risk and Control – Self Assessment Head, VP

    • Accomplishments: 2008 - 2009

      • Managed the re-design of Processes and Procedures for the operation in Puerto Rico because of a change of operating platform in a short period of three months.

      • Obtained satisfactory reviews from the Internal Auditors and FINRA (Brokerage Regulators). Implemented the reconciliation process for local treasury. Include close monitoring of AML and

  • Capital Markets Business Financial Control Planning, VP 2007 – 2008

    • Accomplishments:

      • During the first month on the position was able to develop a full reconciliation of Treasury, which had been requested several years ago.

      • Automated several spreadsheets and models for Corporate and Management Reports.

  • Quality Assurance Head, VP 2004 - 2007

    • Accomplishments:

      • Corporate and Investment Bank was the first country in Latin America with a fully effective control program certified by Citibank corporate audit.

      • Helped to complete similar programs in Venezuela, Uruguay and Trinidad.

      • Close monitoring of AML and BSA, including KYC and parameters for monitoring.

  • Compliance Officer Back Up 2005-2007

    • Accomplishments:

      • Deployed the Anti-money Laundering System employed by the bank in Puerto Rico – Quickscreens, on time including the implementation and development of models and customer profiles.

      • Managed and passed OCC Audit and had to work with regional and global compliance on the closure of the audit. Main driver for the update of Customer Documentation for Anti-Money Laundering.

  • Eastern Shipping Worldwide, Inc. - Miami, Florida 2002-2004   Latin America Business Development Director

    • Accomplishments:

      • Established branches of the Company in Miami, Colombia, Dominican Republic and developed agency agreements for the company in Puerto Rico and Trinidad.

      • Successfully handled outsource of logistics for very complex suppliers of Unilever to their plants in Colombia, Dominican Republic and Trinidad.

  • Unilever Caribbean– Various Positions 1997-2002

    • Unilever Caribbean - Unilever Dominicana S.A. 2001-2002 Finance Manager

      • Accomplishments:

        • Reduced Month End closing time from two weeks to one week.

        • Improved reporting accuracy by establishing controls and procedures.

        • Developed the skills of the local staff in order to be able to handle projects and multiple demands from the corporate headquarters.

        • Established models to report profitability by market and materials, which were not available in the past.

    • Unilever Caribbean - Lever Brother's West Indies Trinidad 1999- 2000 Raw Materials Purchasing Manager

      • Accomplishments:

        • Generated savings of $1,000,000 with regional negotiations.

        • Generated reports for Unilever Latin America.

        • Automated monthly reports reducing time from 3 days to 4 hours.

        • Developed the computer models to report savings for Trinidad to the regional buying team of Unilever.

    • Unilever Caribbean - Puerto Rico 1997- 1999 Business Analyst

      • Accomplishments:

        • Developed an optimization program to save Unilever Caribbean $400,000.00 in freight during the first year of implementation.

        • Developed the computer models to generate annual budgets and monthly management reports to head office.

        • Team leader for the freight initiative for the Latin American countries.

  • Citibank Puerto Rico 1995- 1997Assistant Manager - Financial Analyst

    • Accomplishments:

      • Developed end of the month reporting models for the credit card treasury operations reporting which replaced manual ticket systems.

      • Developed models for daily accounts reconciliation of the due to accounts and monthly cash position on the treasury operations. Both models are still being used today.

  • Citibank Colombia 1994 - 1995 Billing Officer Accounts Receivable

    • Accomplishments:

      • Automated the accrual & invoice generation process by generating computer models.

      • Reduced outstanding days from 180 days to 90 days.

      • Recovered $1,000,000 from the reserve for doubtful accounts balance.

  • Other Related Business Experience

    • Global Resources Business Analyst – Senior Area Manager 2011

    • Paytech– Consultant 2010 Market Development Consultant R

    • Radtech - San Juan, Puerto Rico 2004

    • Products of Colombia – Artesanias Cattleya – San Juan, PR 1994 – 2010 Member of Board of Directors

Education​
University of North Florida.
2018 - 2020  Graduate Certificate Health Informatics
Seton Hall University.

2014 - 2016   Master Health Administration

Best Capstone Project Presentation

Servant Leadership Award

 

1992 -1994 Master Business Administration

 

Major Finance

Graduate Certificate of International Business

 

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico.

1988 - 1991 Bachelor Business Administration

 

Major Management

Magna Cum Laude

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