Paola Katrina Valdecanas CPA

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Paola Katrina H. Valdecaas, CPA+63977 814

Current Job Title: Senior AssociateCompany: D&V Philippines Outsourcing, Inc.

Licensure Examination PassedCertified Public Accountants Licensure Examination, May 2013Xero Certified, March 2016

Work ExperienceSenior AssociateD&V Philippines: Finance & Accounting 23rd Floor Tower 2, The Enterprise Center 6766 Ayala cor. Paseo de Roxas Makati CityNovember 2015 up to Present

Line of Service and Clients handled:

1. Removalist across Australian borders Prepared Monthly Financial Statements (Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet) extracted from SAP Business One accounting system Performed bank reconciliation in SAP Business One Close monitored the General Ledger account transactions, especially the Cash and Revenue account balances through looking into SAP Business One records Managed the Payable and Receivable accountants with their daily tasks Assisted the General Managers concerns on all extraordinary balances noted during the period Prepared Fringe benefit table for tax compliance Discovered misstatements of account balances from previous records Initiated the walkthrough of revenue recording upon discovery of misstatements in the revenue and cash account balances and eventually handled the revenue recording Led the transition of revenue process from the previous team to the current team Participated in the hiring process together with the General manager (for Accounts Payable and Receivable accountants for the company) Led/supervised the month-end activities

2. Offshore Consultancy Prepared management report (covers the Executive Summary, Cash Summary, Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, Aged Receivables and Aged Payables) Managed the accountant with monthly bank reconciliation task Engaged in the companys preparation for external audit activities with liaison with the client accountant who has direct contact with the overseas external auditors

3. Drone detection Engaged in the companys preparation for external audit activities, specifically, preparation of consolidated reports and 4C report for tax compliance Prepared consolidated management reports for both entities (Cash Flow, Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, Aged Payables, Fixed Assets, Intercompany balances) on a weekly and monthly basis Assisted the Finance Controller and CFOs concerns on all extraordinary bank debits/credits and account balances Performed Bank Reconciliation in Xero Prepared and lodging BAS for the company for tax compliance Discovered misstatements of account balances from previous records Raised issues encountered on disbursements reflected in the bank to the CFO and Finance Controller Suggested and created an informative manual process document for the bookkeeping and management reporting process for future reference

4. Audiovisual distributor (importing, marketing, selling and servicing the brands) Created Xero bills for suppliers invoices coming in Updated the Accounts Payable manual process document when deemed necessary

Junior Associate, Assurance and Advisory PracticeSyCip Gorres Velayo & Co. (SGV & Co.) Ernst & Young6760 Ayala Ave. 1226 Makati City1 July 2013 up to November 2015

Line of Services and Clients handled:

IT Risk & Advisory Services:

1. Oil and Gas

Shell Offshore Testing Services Team - SoX404 and IRM4.100 Compliance Testing

Downstream 2014 Tester Performed walkthrough of executed controls with the Control operators, Class of business (CoB) leads, Compliance and incidents (C&I) Focal points, and others deemed as necessary Documented the processes and controls clearly and in good detail and then ensured that the documentation was updated promptly as processes changed Performed testing of key Internal Controls (Royal Dutch Shell, Financial IT Key and One IT Key Controls) with more than 60 concluded controls (effective and not effective assessment) in compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley 404. Recommended for improvements for the tested controls Communicated and agreed the assessed non-effective internal controls with the COB leads and C&I Focal points Some of the controls tested: Segregation of environments, Change management, Emergency access provisioning, System access controls, Password settings (Single sign-on (SSO) and Non-SSO), Patch management, etc.

2014 Miscellaneous Shell Services team lead Performed Shell vendor assessment in accordance with Shells vendor requirements Responded to queries from Business users logging into the portal and Functional Mailbox Prepared monthly Compliance Advisory KPIs report Communicated other concerns of Business users with the Compliance Advisory lead Performed assessment of compliance by Hosting and Storage (T-Systems) with the contractual requirements (security-related).

Downstream 2015 Secondary Focal Point (Royal Dutch Shell, Financial IT Key and One IT Key Controls) Prepared monthly/weekly reports to Control Operators/Compliance and Incidents Focal Points/Class of Business Leads for progress updates Managed the Downstream/Trading testers during testing proper from walkthrough of controls up to assessment of the effectiveness Managed the testers workload balance throughout the engagement Communicated conflicts/issues noted during testing with the Class of Business Leads/Compliance & Incidents Focal Points/Control Executors, etc. when testers were having trouble agreeing with the leads and focal points

2. Telecommunication Performed business process review on Prepaid services revenue: Activation, Reload balance by different means, Load expiration and service testing Performed Controls walkthrough and tested one transaction for each control on Prepaid services and initially assessed the internal controls in-place

Asia-Pacific Talent Hub (ATH):

Asset Management Performed Substantive Procedures on Investments: Confirm externally held securities Inspect internally held securities Test cutoff Analytical procedures Verify transactions (math accuracy, authorization and documentation) Compare presentation, disclosure to GAAP

Financial Assurance Services:

1. Clothing Wholesale and Manufacturing Performed Inventory Count Observation Evaluated management's instructions and procedures for recording and controlling the results of the entity's counting Observed the performance of management's count procedures Inspected the inventory Performed test counts Performed substantive Procedures on Cash: Obtained and reviewed cutoff bank statements and bank confirmations Obtained and reviewed clients bank reconciliation2. Horse Race Betting Operations Performed Cash Count Observation: Evaluated management's instructions and procedures for recording and controlling the results of the entity's counting Observed the performance of management's count procedures

3. Business Process Outsourcing and Customer Management Performed Walkthrough on Accounts Payable/Purchases process including identifying risks and controls in-place Performed test of Controls on Accounts Payable/Purchases process Performed substantive procedures on Accounts Payable/Purchases, Prepaid Expenses, Operating Expenses and Property Plant and Equipment

EducationBachelor of Science in AccountancyUniversity of Sto. TomasEspaa, Manila2008-2012

Tomas del Rosario CollegeCapitol Drive, San Jose, Balanga City, Bataan2004-2008

Stella Maris CollegeCambridge Street, Cubao, Quezon City1998-2004

Seminars and Trainings AttendedAssurance 101 (ASSR 101) and Assurance 102 (ASSR 102)SGV & Co.03 - 12 July 2013PHL SHELL Client TrainingSGV & Co.24 February 2015

PHL Advisory: IT General ControlsSGV & Co.13-15 May 2015

IT General Controls trainingSGV & CoJune 2015

Risk 101SGV & Co13-17 July 2015Xero Partner Certification Course (GL)Xero10 March 2016

Financial Analysis to Create Business ValuePhilippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)18 May 2016

Best Tax Practice of Tax Practitioners or Tax Agents (Discussion of Income Tax. Value Added Tax and Withholding TaxPICPA19 May 2016

Board of Accountancy (BOA) Updates Personal PlanningPICPA15 June 2016

Accountancy Profession: Cases and ApplicationsPICPA22 June 2016

Corporate Governance and Ethical DilemmasPICPA27 June 2016

Supervising Others TrainingPD Training15 October 2016

Work References

Karmela S. de Vera Senior Director, IT Risk and Assurance ServicesSGV & Co., Ernst & Young+632 891 -

Stephen HerbertGeneral ManagerMiniMovers, Australia+61 408 782

Alvin M. GandoFinance Operations Internal Risk Management Compliance Team LeadShell Philippines+63917 627