AUGUSTO C. LUGO****@***.***2878 SW 177th Ave. Miramar, FL 33029 Tel|***-***-**** ________________________________________
Multi-disciplined professional, combining a unique blend of Accounting/Finance, Supply Chain and Information Technology experience, who improved bottom line results by integrating the appropriate technology needed to advance business operations without creating unrealistic costs. Strong and extensive experience working with Fortune 500 companies as well as mid-size to small business and in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, hospitality, insurance and advertising; in various parts of the world to include Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central and South America. I am fluent in English, Spanish, and basic Brazilian Portuguese. CORE COMPETENCIES
• ERP Software Implementations, Project Management and Business Process Reengineering.• Cost Accounting, General Ledger, Account Payables, Account Receivables, Credit and Collections, Fixed Assets, Payroll, Budgeting, Multi Currency, Corporate Accounting and Consolidations, Financial Planning Analysis and Reporting. • Supply Chain, Forecasting and Inventory Control.• General Understanding of US GAAP and IFRS.• Training users, preparation of instructional manuals and excellent presentation skills• Business Process Analysis, JAD, UAT, Elicitation and Implementing Best Practices• Ability to develop a team, generate productivity and enhance dedication to excellence• Procurement of market technology and recommendations on system• ERP: Lawson M3, Infor Sun Systems, Infor LX (BPCS), Epicor, Mapics.
Self-Employed/Independent Contractor, Miramar, FL (2009-Present) Business Consultant/Analyst Provide ERP software implementations, Project Management and consulting expertise to clients in the areas of accounting/finance and supply chain. Responsibilities include gathering and documenting project requirements, end-user training, and recommend "best practice" that are specific to their current operational process. Companies: Assurant Solutions-Int’l -Insurance/Miami, FL, Mandarin Oriental-Hotel & Resorts/Miami, FL, Ambassador Plaza-Radisson-Hotel & Resorts/San Juan, PR.
Lawson Software Corp, Saint Paul, MN (2007–2008)Business Consultant-M3 (Movex) - Financial Provided consulting expertise to clients using Lawson M3-ERP Financial-v7.1. Conduct implementation services, education classes for M3 FAM products, analyze and recommend "best practice" that are specific to their current operational process. Prepare gap analysis and workflow procedures. • Completed ahead of schedule Lawson Stepwise: Business Consultant certification.
Epicor Software, Irvine, CA – (2007)Consultant Responsibilities include consulting with current clients using Epicor Financial and Distribution suite, Enterprise Back Office version 7.3.6. Conduct implementation services, education classes for financial products, analyze current operational procedures, identify problems, and learn specific client requirements.
Systems Union, Miami, FL (2005 – 2007)Application Consultant–Financial & SCM Provided consulting, implementation services and project management to clients who purchase Sun Systems/Infor-Financials and SCM v4.26 and Vision v5&6 products as well as providing pre-sales, technical sales support and demonstrations where required, preparation of training materials and review of new product. Most of the clients are in the hospitality industry.• Successfully managed project to implement Sun Systems v4.26 and Vision v6 in Radisson Hotel in Puerto Rico that reduced month end process days by 50% and reduce overtime cost by 40%.• Managed projects to implement the Financials and Supply Chain Sun Systems software on various clients in the hospitality, distribution, insurance and real states industries; meeting deadline and budget.
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Trafigura A.G., Coral Gables, FL (2003 – 2005)Business Systems Analyst-Financial & SCM Managed divisional IS Applications (Financial & SCM), including project management and software implementations, upgrades, user support and training. Provides support to CFO, leadership, guidance, business process analysis, procurement of market applications and recommendations. Current operational software is Sun Systems v 4.26 with SQL server 2000. Report to the CFO. Support HQ and 9 subsidiaries worldwide.• Implemented Vision v5 and developed training program that contributed to a 30% reduction in IT department work load.
Phelps Dodge Wire & Cable Corp., Coral Gables, FL (2000 – 2003) Sr. Business Analyst – Financial & SCM Ensured correct business functionality, requirements, and industry standards are addressed within the computer applications, BPCS (SSA) ERP system: Financials, SCM and MFG. Also provided leadership, guidance and portfolio management for the systems, analyzed business process, system assessments, and preliminary cost/benefits analysis in an effort to align information technology solutions with business initiatives. Principal accountabilities were Project Management, Analysis and Design, System Implementation, UAT, Training and documentation of projects. Support to the US and Internationals subsidiaries. • Successfully conducted the implementation of BPCS v 6.04 Financials in Brazil which improved timeliness reporting to headquarter and top management, reducing month-end accounting closing from 6 to 3 days. • Implemented DRP in Costa Rica distribution center reducing by 50% the orders processing time.
iWork Software, Greensboro, NC (1997 – 2000)Business Consultant-Financial and SCM Provided consulting, implementation services and education to current clients using BPCS (ERP) Financial and SCM v4.0 to 6.04. • Implemented BPCS in “Maquiladora” Manufacturing Operation in Mexico ahead of schedule, that resulted in a reduction of daily accounting transactions processing time by 10%.
IAC Advertising Group, Miami, FL (1996 – 1997) Controller/CFO Directed all Accounting functions, Financial Planning & Reporting, Billing, Cash Flow Analysis/Forecasting, Credit and Collection, Tax Returns, and IS. Staff supervision and report to the president.• Developed daily cash flow analysis and reports allowing the agency to increase interest earned by 50%.
JAMES INDUSTRIES SOUTH, INC., Miami, FL (1994 – 1996) CFO/Director of Administration Directed Accounting functions, Financial Planning & Analysis, Inventory Control, System Development, Computer Operations, Financial Statements reporting, Tax Returns, and supervision of staff members. Companies in Puerto Rico, Brazil and Florida. Report to President.
BAUSCH & LOMB CARIBBEAN REGION, INC., San Juan, PR (1987 – 1994) Finance and IS Manager Directed Accounting functions, Information System, Inventory Control Management, and Financial Planning/Analysis and Reporting. Supervision of staff members. Two companies and five divisions.
INTERNATIONAL PLAYTEX, Barceloneta, PR (1985 – 1987) Plant Accountant
EMULEX CARIBE, Dorado, PR (1983 – 1985) Cost Accountant
ATARI CARIBE, Fajardo, PR (1981 – 1983) Cost Accountant EDUCATION
Bachelor in Business Administration, Accounting University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PRTECHNICAL SKILLS
ERP/OS/Software: Lawson M3-Financal and Costing, Infor Sun Systems, Infor PM Q&A (Vision) XL and Executive, Epicor, BPCS, MAXIM, MAPICS, Showcase (BI), Real World, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Visio, MS Project), SQL Server 2000, SQL Query Analyzer, SQL/400, AS/400 Query. Hardware: IBM AS/400, S/38, S/36 and PC's.
AUGUSTO C. LUGO****@***.***2878 SW 177th Ave. Miramar, FL 33029 Tel|***-***-**** ________________________________________ EDUCATION ADDENDUM
• MBA program in MIS (18credits approved), University Sagrado Corazon, Santurce, PR • Business Analyst Boot Camp, AESPA, Miami, FL• Lawson M3 Costing Camp – Lawson Software, St. Paul, MN• Lawson Stepwise: Business Consultant, Certification- Lawson Software, St. Paul, MN• Lawson M3 Accounting System Introduction – Lawson Software, St. Paul, MN• Lawson M3 Learning Camp-Manufacturing Industries v12.4- Lawson Software, St. Paul, MN• Administering a Microsoft SQL server 2000 database (2072A)- New Horizons, Miami, FL• Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2000 with Transact-SQL(2071B)-New Horizons, Miami, FL• Sun Systems- Sun Account, Sun Business and Vision Software; Systems Union Miami, FL• Showcase Query, Report Writer, Warehouse Builder, Analyzer and Essbase / 400-Showcase Corporation, Atlanta, GA.• BPCS Financials, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Classes – iWork Software, Greensboro, NC • DSERV Product Classes – iWork Software, Greensboro, NC• Microsoft Access (Basic & Intermediate course)– Comp USA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.• Real World software-Connections for Business, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.• Distribution Resource Planning-Bausch & Lomb, San Juan, PR• Total Quality Management, Business Process Improvement-Bausch & Lomb, San Juan, PR• Production and Inventory Control Management-APICS, San Juan, PR