Armando Vargas is an expert Financial Controller who brings more than 15 years of accounting and finance experience to his role as Corporate Controller of Advent Resources.
Armando began his long and successful career at the Pannell Kerr Forster CPA firm (known as PKF International today), where he helped manage the analysis and audit of financial records and record keeping in the finance department. Here, he followed strict federal regulations and accounting principles to provide accurate, timely, and comprehensive financial information to shareholders.
Then, he joined startup Prospero Media Services, Inc. and spent the next seven years as the company’s Financial Controller. In this role, he sought capital funding from an international equity firm while creating and distributing in-depth financial analysis reports, quarterly forecasts, and annual budgets. He also developed an international accounting team to assist with all aspects of record-keeping and financial preparation. With his strategic financial guidance and direction, he helped drive significant organizational growth for Prospero.
Today, Armando is the Corporate Controller of Advent Resources. In this role, he is responsible for providing timely financials to the company’s executive team to help make sophisticated financial plans ensuring the health of the business for the team and shareholders. His leadership has been key in enhanced business processes, greater transparency, more accurate reporting, and improvements in the way the company identifies revenue opportunities and cost savings. His responsibilities consist of all financial matters, including auditing, tax, treasury, and legal compliance.
Armando is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children (ages 6 and 2), playing baseball, and coaching his 6-year-old’s baseball and soccer teams.