Cecilia is a Senior Manager at Tax Advisory Services Group, LLC. Her focus is in the area of tax data, process and systems implementation. She is also responsible for managing the tax compliance operations of TASG’s branch in Manila.
Cecilia started her career as a Tax Analyst at Arthur Andersen LLP in the State and Local Tax practice. She later joined BP’s US Indirect Tax team where she spent 5 years as the Tax Technology Lead responsible for the design, implementation, operations and maintenance of the US State and Motor Fuels tax data, systems and processes. She then moved to BP’s Upstream Finance team where she held various positions in the area of Planning and Performance Management in the North America Gas Business Unit and in the Upstream Segment CFO team responsible for budget, forecast and actuals data and systems to support the annual Planning and quarterly Group Financial Outlook processes and financial analysis. Prior to joining TASG, she was appointed as the Data Manager in BP’s Upstream Segment Financial Solutions team responsible for leading the conversion of financials data from the business units’ legacy systems to the new SAP Global Financials Template. She directed a global project team to ensure that data conversion activities are carried out in accordance to BP’s Global data strategy, guidelines and data quality standards.
Cecilia received her Bachelors of Business Administration with a double major in Accounting and Management Information Systems and a Masters of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. Her unique skill combination and experience in the areas of tax, financial reporting and data, process and systems contributes to her success in every project undertaking and makes her an invaluable resource.