Rodrigo Rivas
Administration and Finance Manager

Languages: Spanish, English

  • +56 2 2307 9720

Rodrigo is a Business Administrator from Universidad Andres Bello, Chile with complementary courses on corporate finance and financial analysis from The European University of Madrid (UEM) and is also a General Accountant from Rigoberto Fontt Izquierdo School. He has 20 years of experience in the areas of finance, accounting, administrative management (reporting), human resources and audits of medium and large-scale institutions, with special focus on programs financed and managed by Corfo, the national economic development agency.

He is an expert in International Centres of Excellence of research and development. In recent years, he worked as Project Control and Financial Analyst for Wageningen University & Research Centre (WUR) from The Netherlands, and Emerson Electric Holding Corporation from USA, both linked to Corfo. Throughout his career he has worked and learned from various types of companies: large multinational corporations, small businesses, and non-profit entities, in areas such as: agricultural export, insurance, oil and gas, retail, agricultural goods, engineering, construction, machinery services, mining, research/processes/automation and air conditioning equipment services. He has an advanced-intermediate knowledge of SAP, DTE PLUS, MANAGER and Corfo’s project management system SGP, advanced Excel proficiency and improving his English language skills.

He is currently Senior Controller at SMI-ICE-Chile leading the Administrative and Financial team. He is interested in contributing effectively in the development of new ideas and processes in the area of administration, management, and finance. He aspires to continue enhancing his capabilities with postgraduate degrees that will increase his value as a professional, or courses related to the area of management control.

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