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I – IDENTIFICATION

Mr. João Marcos Alves Mendes
Born at 27-Nov-1952
Nationality capeverdean
P. O. Box 486 - Praia - Cape Verde Is.
Tel.: 238-2615187 / 238-9912379 - Fax: 238-2618694
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II – MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member of OPACC-Capeverdean Professional Institute of Certified Auditors and Accountants
  • Member of OTOC-Portuguese Institute of Registered Accountants
  • Member of OE-Portuguese Institute of Economists
  • Member of AAA-American Accounting Association
  • Member of APPC-Portuguese Association of Accounting Experts
  • Member of APOTEC-Portuguese Association of Accounting Technicians
  • Member of IIA-The Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Member of IPAI-Portuguese Institute of Internal Audit
  • Member of AEC-Capeverdean Association of Economists


III – EDUCATION

  • Master of Internal Auditing and Management Control, IAE-Montesquieu University-Bordeaux IV
  • Bachelor of Business Management, ISEG-Technical University of Lisbon
  • Diploma of Accountancy and Administration, ISCAL-Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon
  • Diploma of Commerce and General Administration, EICM-Commercial & Industrial School of Mindelo


IV – PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IV.1 – Positions held in the field of auditing and management control

  • Partner and audit manager of AUDITEC-Sociedade de Auditores Certificados, Lda.
  • Partner and consultant of CONTEC-Sociedade de Contabilistas Certificados, Lda.
  • Statutory auditor or member of the audit committee of several corporations and other organisations
  • Former Director of Internal Auditing of TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, SA
  • Former Internal Auditor and Advisor to the President of TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, SA
  • Former Financial Director of TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, SA
  • Former Head of Economic and Financial Planning Service of TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, SA
  • Former Revenue Accountant at TAP-Transportes Aéreos Portugueses, SA


IV.2 – Scope of the services rendered as auditor and management consultant

  • Financial auditing (audits and reviews) of companies and other private or governmental organisations
  • Financial and operational auditing of development projects backed by international donors of funds
  • Management and operational auditing of functions/activities/processes of companies and other organisations
  • Member-auditor of audit committees or statutory auditor of corporations and other organizations
  • Due diligence
  • Diagnosis and optimization of companies' activities related to the organizational structure and the accounting and financial services
  • Expert witness services to the civil court and to the state attorney
  • Reports concerning companies’ mergers and acquisitions, changes of type of incorporation, dissolutions, etc.
  • Consultancy to the Civil Aviation Authority concerning airlines licensing and other proposals of regulated companies
  • Accounting services and signature of financial statements of companies and other organizations
  • Tax services to companies and other organizations, including in the preparation of tax claims
  • Companies’ evaluation and/or evaluation of specific business or fixed assets
  • Recruitment and selection of accounting, financial and comptroller staff, for companies and projects
  • Design and coordination of training on administrative, accounting and financial matters for employment centre and training centre
  • Feasibility studies of investment projects


V – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • President of OPACC-Capeverdean Professional Institute of Certified Auditors and Accountants
  • Former President of Installation Commission- Capeverdean Professional Institute of Certified Auditors and Accountants
  • Former member of CNEST-Statistics National Council of the Cape Verde Is.
  • Participating in several training courses on financial and operational auditing in France and Portugal
  • Participating in debates and workshops concerning the civil aviation in the Cape Verde Is.
  • Author of papers concerning the accounting profession and internal and operational auditing