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  • Augusto Lugo

    Business Analyst/Consultant-Accounting Systems

    2878 SW 177th Ave. Miramar, FL 33029 c|954-319-4197 h|954-441-6201


    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. 20+ years of total industry 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.

    -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 and preparation of instructional manuals
    -Business Process Analysis, JAD, Elicitation and Implementing Best Practices
    -Forecasting, Budgeting and Strategic planning preparation
    -Ability to develop a team, generate productivity and enhance dedication to excellence
    -Procurement of market technology and recommendations on system


    Self-Employed, Miramar, FL (2009-Present)
    Business Consultant
    Provide software implementations, Project Management and consulting expertise to clients, gathering and documenting project requirements. Additional responsibilities include procedural documentation, end-user training, and recommend "best practice" that are specific to their current operational process.
    Companies Industry/Location Application/System
    Assurant Solutions-Intl Insurance/Miami, FL Infor FMS Sun Systems-v5 and PM Q&A-v6
    Mandarin Oriental Hotel & Resorts/Miami, FL Infor FMS Sun Systems-v4 and PM Q&A-v5, 6
    Ambasador Plaza-Radisson Hotel & Resorts/San Juan, PR Infor FMS Sun Systems-v4 and PM Q&A-v6

    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.

    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 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%.

    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.

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    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)
    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

    Bachelor in Business Administration, Accounting
    University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

    MBA program in MIS (18credits approved)
    University Sagrado Corazon, Santurce, PR

    ERP/OS/Software: Lawson M3-Financal and Costing, Infor FMS/Sun Systems (Ledger Accounting, Fixed Assets, Order Fulfillment and Inventory Control), 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.

    Certified in Lawson Stepwise: Business Consultant

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