Roberto Vilela Resende, major audit firm CPA & IFRS certified experienced in audits of multinational and domestic public and non-public held audit clients in the automotive sector and other industrial markets. Strong background in evaluating and auditing the impacts of internal controls in enterprise operations; participating in top-level corporate meetings; auditing the convergence of Local GAAP to International Accounting; and establishing and maintaining risk management, ethical and conflict of interests’ policies.
IFRS / IAS and ISA
US GAAS / US GAPP
Quality Review Processes
“Roberto has tremendous integrity and accuracy which are invaluable assets. His leadership and team building skills are exceptional”
Successfully managed more than fifty national and multinational audit engagements and generated around R$ 3 million in audit revenues annually, following high quality requirements by the profession regulators and the international firm professional practices policies.
Successfully led and provided the necessary professional assistance and leadership to an average of five professionals in each audit engagement throughout different locations in Brazil and abroad delivering high quality standard work to a diversified list of national and multinational audit clients.
Proposed and successfully led the development of the first Book on Comparison of the International Accounting Standards (IFRS), US GAAP and Brazilian Accounting Practices issued by major audit firm in Brazil both in Portuguese and English.
Successfully Implemented the Ethics and Independence area for Big-four audit firm in Brazil as the first assignment after returning to Brazil from the USA in the middle of the audit and accounting scandals around the globe.
Reorganized and implemented new professional practices in the Department of Professional Practices for major audit firm in Brazil and continued to support the high quality professional practices for the firm.
Participated intensively as an instructor, training professionals both internally in major audit firm in Brazil and abroad and externally for the major audit firm clients and non-clients as well.
Selected as the mouthpiece of major audit firm to be interviewed periodically by major newspaper and magazines about critical accounting, audit and related tax aspects.
Participated actively in a not for profit organization, providing professional assistance in the benefit of the accounting and auditing profession free of charge.
Provide services related to his area of expertise through RVRAudit - Advisory - Training (www.rvrauditoria.com.br)
Major audit firms - several years
Audit and Professional Practices and Ethic & Independence Partner, about ten years, Brazil
Audited multinational and domestic public (registered with Securities and Exchange Commissions in Brazil and abroad) and non-public held audit clients in the automotive sector and other industrial markets.
Headed the Department of Professional Practices and responsible for the Quality Review Program for Big-four audit firm in Brazil for four years.
Headed the Ethics and Independence area for major audit firm in Brazil from 2003 to 2006.
Served as major audit firm's representative audit partner before the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM)) for four years.
Responsible for the launching of the Book on Comparison of the International Accounting Standards (IFRS), US GAAP and Brazilian Accounting Practices (in Portuguese and English), which was distributed in Brazil and abroad.
Gave speeches, was interviewed by the media and taught courses within and outside major audit firm, including a Specialization Course in External Audit at Federal University, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Review Partner, International Review Process, 1996 - 2006
Oversaw International Quality Reviews in several countries in Latin America, the United States of America, Europe and Africa.
Audit Partner, 2000 - 2003, Major audit firm , United States
Transferred on a professional exchange program to the Department of Professional Practices in New York where he worked principally in Risk Management and Ethics & Independence areas.
Responded to inquiries about generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards in the United States and international financial reporting and audit standards.
CPA - Certified Public Accountant - United States of America.
Bachelor in Accountancy - Brazil.
IFRS Certified - Diploma in International Financial Reporting issued by the ACCA- the Association of Charted Certified Accountants - United Kingdom.
CVM, Comissão de Valores Mobiliários: audit public held entities.
CNAI, Cadastro Nacional de Auditores Independentes: audit financial institutions by the Central Bank of Brazil.
Finance and Administrative Director, Brazilian Institute of Independent Auditors (IBRACON): As member of Executive Directorship, contributed to the realization of the conferences so-called the “Ciclo de Palestras Contábeis” and the elaboration of the Books of the conferences so-called “Coleção de Seminários CRC-SP / IBRACON.
Business development experience, healthcare and other industries experience, extensive knowledge of accounting principles and auditing standards, communicate clearly in writing and verbally, organized and work on multiple projects and meet deadlines by setting priorities, strong interpersonal skills, establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, partners, the public, and clients, understand different perspectives to create a win/win situation, communication style and content to the needs and composition of the audience, compelling client presentations on key decision points, deals effectively with a broad/diverse audience and keep the audience focused on the big picture, facilitates committed management/employee teams toward a clear strategic direction and purpose, leverage a full understanding of a clients business to become a trusted advisor, anticipates future client needs by contemplating current issues, future business improvements and opportunities, advises clients appropriately, creates client awareness of Firm services among client decision makers, communicates the need of the Firm to earn a fair fee for services into our relationship with the client, ensures open lines of communication between the engagement team and client, prompt and dependable attendance.