VP Finance


VP Finance
Seattle, WA
EXPERIENCE  EXPEDIA GROUP  Bellevue, WA  Capital Markets Manager (Treasury Department) - Promoted from Senior Treasury Analyst  June 2015 - Present  ● Served as Chief Administrator of Treasury workstation (Kyriba) overseeing 600+ global bank accounts, cash collections,  payables/disbursements, accounting processes, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance  ● Facilitated issuance of $1B worth of 10-year corporate debt in the open market for M&A and operational cash needs  <BR>● Led departmental digital transformation initiatives to pioneer business intelligence suites used for global bank account and  investment management, leading to $14M benchmark outperformance and 400+ hours/year time savings  ● Inaugurated Treasury data warehouses and intelligence dashboards using Tableau and Power BI that facilitated investment  processes, FX hedging and cash management programs, resulting in full FX/Investment policy compliance over 3 years  ● Oversaw project to integrate Treasury systems into SWIFT reporting environment and utilize international industry  standards (ISO 20022) in bank statement reporting  ● Performed enhancements in near-term cash and corporate level free cash flow forecasting and analysis, reducing forecast  variance from ~8% in 2016 to ~2% in 2019  ● Managed banking relationships and negotiated new accounts and investment instruments that contributed to investment  benchmark outperformance of $3M in 2019  ● Administered corporate acquisitions from execution to integration, including $1.6B for Orbitz, and $3.9B for HomeAway <BR>● Led presentation of monthly investment reports to CFO, highlighting Treasury achievements and overall performance <BR>● Oversaw execution of intercompany liquidity infusions, stock repurchase programs, and bond issue redemptions <BR>● Conducted credit analysis to facilitate selection of contractors in Expedia’s ~$1B headquarter construction <BR>● Spearheaded corporate expansion initiatives to hire staff and open new corporate office in Geneva, Switzerland <BR>● Supported administration of corporate risk management programs and maintenance of credit revolver facilities  AMAZON  Seattle, WA  Senior Financial Analyst (Finance Leadership Development Program)  July 2014 – May 2015  ● Developed annual financial and operating forecasts to Amazon Global Selling business (~$9B in sales in 2014) <BR>● Evaluated investment opportunities for expansion of Amazon foreign currency converter and performed scenario analysis  to determine most optimal allocation of $13M budget  ● Built new automated financial reports and attribution framework using automated SQL queries for variance analysis and  performance measurement, providing visibility to profitability of eight different geographies and four programs  ● Produced a feasibility study on Amazon Global Listings (a new initiative spanning five countries and estimated to be a  $600M opportunity in 2015) and convinced management to prioritize the program in 2015  AIG ASSET MANAGEMENT (AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP)  Los Angeles, CA  Investments Intern- Portfolio Management  June 2013 – August 2013  ● Created models to identify sources of outperformance in $190B investment portfolio relative to internal benchmark <BR>● Facilitated modification of insurance pricing mechanism, resulting to ~5% gain in premium revenues <BR>● Conducted in-depth feasibility study on inflation hedges as means to protect investment portfolio from inflationary risk  CENTRAL BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS)  Manila, Philippines  Senior Reserve Management Specialist (Treasury Department) – Promoted twice  April 2008 – August 2012  ● Generated more than $1.2B of income in 2011 (approximately 47% of Central Bank's total income) by actively managing  approximately $20B of the Philippines’ foreign exchange and gold reserves  ● Recognized by Assistant Governor as most profitable Treasury Manager and top performer out of 130 employees in 2011 <BR>● Implemented Central Bank's investment policy on FX and fixed income portfolios worth $35B, which stabilized reserves  and contributed to Philippine credit rating upgrade by both Fitch and Moody's in 2011  ● Developed an innovative FX derivative-based investment strategy that yielded 73% return on investment, highest in central  bank's history, establishing a new framework for alternative yield-enhancing models  ● Rebalanced liquidity portfolio (foreign currencies, short-term bills and notes, money market instruments, gold) and  investment portfolio (foreign currency denominated bonds) and developed optimization model reducing costs by ~30%  ● Executed approximately $7B in foreign exchange swap and spot market operations that helped keep inflation within target  range and moderated exchange rate volatility of the Philippine Peso against the US Dollar  ● Delivered presentations on the role of gold in reserve portfolios in international central banking conference, sharing the  Philippines' best practices with over 20 central banks  ● Represented Treasury in a task force with 3 other central bank departments and formulated policies on planned Philippine  sovereign wealth fund as means of reinvesting excess foreign exchange reserves worth $40B  EDUCATION  MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT  Cambridge, MA  Master of Business Administration (MBA)  September 2012 – June 2014  ● President of Investment Management Club and Quantitative Finance Club <BR>● Teaching Assistant for Executive MBA classes in Financial Management, Fixed Income, and Mergers & Acquisitions  ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY  Quezon City, Philippines  Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering, Cum Laude  June 2003 – March 2007  ● Finalist for Class Valedictorian and graduated within top 5% of class of over 2,000 <BR>● College Scholar and Dean's Lister for six semesters  AWARDS / RECOGNITIONS  ● XXXXXX - Selected from 244 nominations spanning 30 countries as Overall Winner of Judges’ Choice  category for Treasury Excellence and Innovations (https://treasurytoday.com/adam-smith-awards)  ● XXXXXX – Accorded by Expedia Group for exemplary Treasury contributions to the company  <BR>● 2017 Finance Excellence Award Nominee – Nominated twice in Expedia for Finance projects contributing to productivity  enhancement  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  ● Speaker in 2019 Association of Finance Professionals Northwest Summit (Seattle, WA) with presentation entitled  β€œRevolutionizing Treasury Management with Business Intelligence” (https://www.northwestsummit.com)  ● Proficient in the following programs, languages, and database platforms: MS Power BI, Tableau, VBA, MATLAB, R,  Teradata, Bloomberg, Reuters, MS SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Server Integration Services, Cognos, Hyperion  ● Conferred the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation in 2008 by the Bankers Association of the Philippines <BR>● Completed all three levels of the CFA exams in two consecutive years, and awarded the CFA Charter in May 2012 <BR>● Participant in the following professional trainings: PIMCO New Era of Investing (2011), World Bank Reserves Advisory  Program (2011), Banque de France FX & Interest Rate Seminar (2010), Euromoney Bond Academy (2010)  How We Protect Your Privacy



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