Mart Philippe D. Pangandian

Pangandian Consultancy Services is managed by its owner, Mart Philippe D. Pangandian.  The following are his CV:

 

MART PHILIPPE D. PANGANDIAN, CPA CISA

SUMMARY

CPA and CISA. Former CCNA. CISM exam passer. Post-Graduate Diploma in Management and Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at De La Salle University.

 

With more than five years of experience in IT Audit and Information Security. Three and a half years of experience as full-time CPA, 10 years as part-time (at least 12 hours a week). Three and a half years as full-time professor, 1 year as part-time. More than one year as Internal Auditor.  A total of seven years experience working with banks.

 

More than 800 hours of seminars in information security, accounting, audit, banking, and relating to being a professor.

 

Visionary, minimalist, and flexible.

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

January 2011 Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Exam Passer.
October 26, 2010 Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
2009 – 2012 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
October 2003 Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

 

EDUCATION

2006 – 2007 DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY

Post Graduate Diploma in Management.

1998 – 2003 DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy.

1994 – 1998 CABANATUAN CITY SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL
1988 – 1994 LITTLE MERRY HEARTS MONTESSORI CENTER

Cabanatuan City.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

August 22, 2015 – Present

 

 

 

November 3, 2003 – August 21, 2015

MANAGING OWNER, PANGANDIAN CONSULTANCY SERVICES.  Continuing the accounting firm and the legacy of my father, Martin C. Pangandian, CPA. Attending the needs of more than 90 clients and proactively complying with the government requirements. Leading six employees to be able to attend all our clients’ needs.

 

Partnered with my father in practicing our professions as CPA until he passed away on August 21, 2015. Using Microsoft Excel, fast-tracked the creation of financial reports of our clients to meet periodic deadlines.  Obtained knowledge in different business operations through bookkeeping and auditing. Acquired experience in processing financial statements of different companies in different industries, and processing of other forms required by BIR and other agencies.

November 20, 2012 – Present PROFESSOR, WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY–PHILIPPINES, Cabanatuan City. The only professor in the university who can teach both computer and accounting subjects with mastery. Teaching up to six (6) different subjects per semester while others teach up to four (4) different subjects. Taught the following subjects/topics: Accounting Information System; IT Auditing; SAP Business One; Database Management System; Advanced Microsoft Excel; Audit Command Language (ACL); Accounting for Partnership and Corporation; Advanced Accounting; Financial Management; Government Accounting; Managerial Services; Income Taxation; and Business Tax. Adviser of several organizations and thesis groups. Also accepted tutorial service jobs (sometimes for free). Gained experience and confidence in public speaking and leading big groups of people.
April 13, 2015 – August 31, 2015 SENIOR IT AUDITOR, UNILAB. First IT Auditor of Unilab since 2013. Works directly under the Audit Director. Part of the SAP ECC 6 Technical Upgrade Project Team. Pioneering creation of Audit Universe of around 200 application systems. Auditing Application Controls, Information Security, and General Controls. Consultant in Communication Department’s development of policies and guidelines. Emergency Evacuation Team Deputy Zone Captain of Internal Audit. Developed Internal Audit’s Business Continuity Manual and IT Audit Operating Principles. Automated the Internal Audit.
October 3, 2014 – September 30, 2015 PART-TIME PROFESSOR, MAPUA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Makati City. Teaching Financial Management and Managerial Accounting subjects on free time.
December 15, 2014 – April 12, 2015 INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER, NORTHPOINT DEVELOPMENT BANK (NDB), Estrella, Makati City. First ever Information Security Officer of NDB. Working directly under the Bank’s Executive Vice President. Developing Information Security Policies and their related Standards and Procedures and presenting them to the Management Committee and The Board. Attending various IT Project meetings to make sure that information security is properly addressed. Leading Teams in Core Banking System Project, HRIS Project, and Business Continuity Planning.
June 9, 2014 – December 14, 2014 IT AUDIT OFFICER, NORTHPOINT DEVELOPMENT BANK (NDB), Estrella, Makati City. First ever IT auditor of NDB. Systematically making the employees aware of the need and importance of information security. Presenting audit reports directly to the Audit Committee. Working directly under Internal Audit Head. Alternate Internal Audit Head. Conducted regular audit of Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, IT Governance, Systems Development Life Cycle, and Database Management System. Conducted application controls audit of the bank’s loan system, conducted special audit of IT equipment and software inventory, and member of the Core Banking System project team.
August 22, 2011 – June 29, 2012 MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT OFFICER, DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (DBP) – INFORMATION SECURITY UNIT. Worked directly under the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), who manages information security throughout DBP. Raised security awareness among DBP employees, and ensured systems run correctly and securely. These include: development of information security policy, standards, procedures, guidelines, checklists, and work programs; conducting of information security awareness, testing and assessment; monitoring of user access rights; network infrastructure design review; product evaluation; security incident and management system administration; incident management and assistance to departments and branches; audit and log review; and compliance with legal, third party, regulatory, and audit. Gained experience and built a lot of confidence in information security. Obtained knowledge in implementing and managing Security Incidents and Events Manager (SIEM) solution.
June 17, 2008 – August 21, 2011 MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT OFFICER, DBP – INFORMATION SYSTEM AUDIT UNIT.  The only CPA, CCNA, and CISA in the bank. Audited the DBP’s information systems. Acquired experience in auditing bank’s IT general and application controls.  These include audit of operating systems and databases, systems under development, computer network, physical securities, and business continuity.  Obtained knowledge in existing bank policies and procedures, and technical backgrounds in DBP’s critical application systems.  Acquired high knowledge in developing Audit Command Language (ACL) scripts for branch operations audit purposes. Acquired basic knowledge in databases and operating systems.
June 29, 2005 –

June 16, 2008

LOANS & CREDIT OFFICER, DBP – TRANSACTION PROCESSING DEPT.  Fast-tracked the processes of the department by introducing the different functionalities of Microsoft Excel. Serviced Housing, SME, Micro-finance and Wholesale loans.  Acquired experience in processing loans from time of application to termination.  Also acquired experience in preparation of reports required by superiors, other departments and other external agencies. Acquired high knowledge in MS Excel.
June 2, 2004 –

June 24, 2005

 

INTERNAL AUDITOR, ALLIED BANKING CORPORATION  (ABC).  Audited branches of ABC. Acquired experience in risk-based, process-focused audit approach, special audit and report writing.   Obtained knowledge in banking operations through lectures and auditing different kinds of accounts such as deposit and cash accounts. Trained to be General Accounting Bookkeeper and New Accounts Service Representative during the first month of employment.
January 5, 2004 – March 15, 2004 INTERNAL AUDITOR, ARANETA CENTER INC. (ACI).  Audited the monthly sales of ACI’s lessees, which rents are based on gross sales. Also did special audits.  Obtained knowledge in auditing sales of different commercial establishments.  Also acquired experience in cash reconciling, cash count, auditing advertisement space rentals and leading an audit team in inventory takings.

SEMINARS AND TRAININGS ATTENDED

December 12 & 13, 2016 DATABASE SECURITY AND AUDITING

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City. 16 hours.

November 9, 2016 BOA UPDATES AND ACCOUNTANCY DEVELOPMENT

Asian Institute of Taxation, Quezon City. 8 hours.

November 5, 2016 GROWING YOUR PRACTICE IN THE ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION

Asian Institute of Taxation, Quezon City. 8 hours.

October 13, 2016 2016 INFORMATION SYSTEMS ASSURANCE CONFERENCE

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City. 8 hours.

December 12, 2015 ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION: CASES AND APPLICATIONS

PICPA, Mandaluyong City. 8 hours.

November 30, 2015 COMMON ERRORS OF ACCOUNTANTS IN THE FIELD OF TAXATION; COMPREHENSIVE DISCUSSION OF WITHHOLDING TAXES

PICPA, Mandaluyong City. 8 hours.

November 28, 2015 BOA UPDATES; PERSONAL TRAINING

PICPA, Mandaluyong City. 8 hours.

November 27, 2015 DETECTING MISREPRESENTATION IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

PICPA, Mandaluyong City. 8 hours.

November 26, 2015 SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City. 2 hours.

November 26, 2015 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City. 3 hours.

November 14, 2015 FINANCIAL ANALYSIS TO CREATE VALUE

PICPA, Mandaluyong City. 8 hours.

November 6, 2015 HOW TO REDUCE TAX LEGALLY AND ETHICALLY; TAX UPDATES AND RECENT TAX ISSUANCES

PICPA, Mandaluyong City. 8 hours.

October 30, 2015 ETHICS AND GOOD GOVERNANCE

PICPA, Mandaluyong City. 8 hours.

October 21 – 22, 2015 INFORMATION SECURITY SUMMIT

ISACA, Makati City. 16 hours.

October 12, 2015 BEST TAX PRACTICE OF TAX PRACTITIONERS OR TAX AGENTS

PICPA, Mandaluyong City. 8 hours.

June 18, 2015 APPLYING CAATS IN REVIEWING USER PROFILE

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City. 2 hours.

August 6, 2014 FUNDAMENTALS OF BANKING LAWS AND THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING ACT (AMLA)

Northpoint Development Bank, Makati City. 4 hours.

July 23 – 24, 2014 LEARNING SESSION FOR NEWLY HIRED INTERNAL AUDITORS

Northpoint Development Bank, Makati City. 16 hours.

April 29 and 30, 2014 SEMINAR WORKSHOP ON RESEARCH UPGRADING AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines. 16 hours.

August 17, 2013 REFINING CPA’S STANCE THROUGH STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP

Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 8 hours.

August 2013 TRAIN THE TRAINER PROGRAM WORKSHOP FOR SAP BUSINESS ONE

Fast Track Solutions Inc. 8 hours.

February 24, 2012 ESSENTIAL OF INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City. 3 hours.

November 22, 2011 INFORMATION SECURITY SUMMIT

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City. 8 hours.

October 15, 2011 ADVANCED PENETRATION TESTING SEMINAR

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City. 8 hours.

February 13, 2010 –

May 15, 2010

CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITOR (CISA) REVIEW

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City.  96 hours.

April 20 – 21, 2010 “KEEPING THE PACE” ISACA – MANILA CHAPTER’S 7TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City.  16 hours.

November 27 –

November 29, 2009

PROMOTING EFFICIENCY, EFFECTIVENESS AND PROFESSIONALISM

Development Bank of the Philippines.  24 hours

October 19 – 21, 2009 TRAINING-WORKSHOP ON INTERNAL QUALITY AUDIT

Development Academy of the Philippines.  24 hours.

October 2008 –

September 2009

CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORK ASSOCIATE (CCNA) 1-4 EXPLORATION

Mapua Information Technology Center, Inc., Makati City.  240 hours.

Jul 31, 2009 AMLA SEMINAR-WORKSHOP

Development Bank of the Philippines.  8 hours.

February 19 – 21,

2009

SEMINAR WORKSHOP ON BUILDING A CULTURE OF SERVICE EXCELLENCE

Development Bank of the Philippines.  20 hours.

November 21 -22,

December 5 -6, 2008

TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR INTERNAL AUDIT STAFF

Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) – Philippines.  32 hours.

November 5 – 7, 2008 FUNDAMENTALS OF I.T. AUDITING SEMINAR

ISACA – Manila Chapter, Makati City.  24 hours.

August 11 – 12, 2008 EMS INTERNAL AUDITOR TRAINING COURSE

SGS Philippines.  16 hours.

May 12 – 23, 2008 I.T. AUDIT ENHANCEMENT TRAINING

SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Co (SGV & Co.).  80 hours.

January 30, 31 &

February 2, 2007

WALK-THRU SESSION ON MICROSOFT EXCEL

Development Bank of the Philippines.  24 hours.

January –

February 2006

SPEECH AND WRITING WORKSHOP

The Talkshop, Makati City.  10 hours.

May 16, 2005 –

June 22, 2005

JUNIOR AUDITORS’ TRAINING

Allied Banking Corporation

October 2, 2004 RISK-BASED, PROCESS-FOCUSED AUDIT APPROACH

SGV & Co.

April – May 2003 PRACTICUM TRAINEE

SGV & Co.