Expertise

 
Private Equity
Operations
Corporate Strategy
Accounting
Investment Banking

Languages Spoken

 
English
$250.4K

Total Earnings

4

Avg Response Time

4

Jobs Completed

2309

Total Hours Logged


Experience

 
 
Private Equity
Tebaja Consulting LLC - Founder & CEO / Fractional & Virtual CFO & Controller
11/2016 - Present
Actively providing accounting & finance expertise and solutions to private equity ventures, portfolio funds and start-ups as a Controller or CFO in different business markets. In addition, engaged by clients to manage a myriad of accounting and finance processes and functions to support (i) day-to-day management of accounting team and functions, (ii) increase efficiency, (iii) enhance controls to reduce operational risk and (iv) incorporate new solutions to drive the success of the business.

 
Operations
Citigroup, Inc. - SVP & Liquidity CFO & Controller
01/2015 - 11/2016
Manage and supervise 4 teams consisting of 30+ members supporting daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and semi- annual liquidity monitoring and metric reports for more than $1.8 trillion in consolidated assets. Design and continually reevaluate internal controls for critical liquidity monitoring reports (5G, LCR Reg., HQLA) to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to federal agency submission. Reduced group attrition rate to 7% in 2015 (vs. 50% in 2014).

 
Corporate Strategy
Citigroup, Inc. - SVP & Asst. Deputy Controller
06/2013 - 12/2014
Supported Deputy Controller and eight controllers in the U.S. and Canada with the monthly close process. Reported business financial results, reviewed and approved new entities within the financial application engine and delegated resources to better support recurring processes impacting controllers. Reviewed and approved operating expenses and global adjustment requests for all North America organizations during monthly financial close.

 
Accounting
Citigroup, Inc. - Vice President & Financial Controller
01/2012 - 06/2013
Oversaw interpretation and application of accounting guidance’s for Citigroup’s entire North America cards portfolio ($109 billion as of 09/2012). Reviewed 10-Q and 10-K filings for adherence to FASB and SEC disclosure requirements and financial presentation format. Reviewed and provided commentary on Exposure Drafts, Accounting Standards Updates and other FASB/IASB literature regarding potential accounting impact on credit cards sector.

 
Private Equity
Citigroup, Inc. - Vice President & Financial Controller
11/2007 - 12/2011
Managed 14 employees in performing monthly, quarterly and year-end GAAP and IFRS consolidated financial closes for clients across multiple industries. Led team in consolidation of all investment and capital accounts related to distributions, contributions and ROCs between majority and minority holders for real estate funds. Supervised quarterly and year-end financial close and valuation of all investment holdings held by CLO hedge funds. Authorized payment of client invoices and payroll.

 
Accounting
Realogy & Cendant - Director of Finance
03/2003 - 03/2007
Designed and conducted employee training on requirements, objectives and benefits of SOX 404. Collaborated with external auditors; confirmed controls documentation / testing timelines and deficiencies review. Ensured division’s financial reporting and bookkeeping compliance with US GAAP and RESPA. Prepared and reviewed quarterly earnings release; ensured compliance with U.S. GAAP. Assisted in drafting of segment discussion for inclusion in MD&A section of 10-Q & 10-K filings.

 
Investment Banking
Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group - Assistant VP
09/2000 - 02/2002
Managed and provided guidance to CFOs of potential targets to ensure integrity of financial submissions. Oversaw the calculation and consolidation of the monthly financial close for the non-US acquisitions to the general ledger. Developed financial models on acquisition targets to show profitability and market penetration- increased EBITDA by 15%.

 
Accounting
KPMG LLP - Senior Auditor
10/1994 - 10/1996
Examined and tested clients’ business cycles to validate integrity of financial data and quality of financial reporting process. Advised management of financial reports being prepared in accordance to US GAAP for 10-Q & 10-K filings to SEC. Planned engagements, including preparation of audit timeline, identification of critical cycles and supervision of the audit.