Arvin Floresca is the Director of SOX Compliance and Accounting Policies of Anixter, a Fortune 500 company and a leading global distributor of Network & Security solutions, Electrical & Electronic solutions and Utility Power solutions. Arvin is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, and a Certified Global Management Accountant. He also received his Certification in Risk Management Assurance. His areas of expertise are in Internal Audits, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Accounting Policies and Procedures, Enterprise Risk Assessment and Management, and Business Process Audits and Improvements.
Arvin previously held similar global leadership positions in Internal Controls in AbbVie, a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, and CNH, a world leader in farm machinery and construction equipment. He was also a Manager of Enterprise Risk Services at Deloitte where he worked with large clients in the Consumer Business and Manufacturing industries. He was involved in various knowledge management and training course development activities for the firm’s internal audit services. He was also a national instructor for Deloitte US courses.
Arvin started his career as an external auditor at SGV & Co. (then Arthur Andersen Philippines). He has broad experience outside of public accounting, specifically in the Oil and Gas, Retail and Energy industries. He has been an Assistant Treasurer and Accounting & Controls Manager at Shell Philippines Exploration and a project manager for Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance at Party City. He has also managed numerous compliance and operational audits of various government and non-profit organizations as an Audit Supervisor in a minority auditing firm in Chicago. Arvin received his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from De La Salle University in the Philippines. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the Philippines.
He is currently involved in various finance and accounting professional not-for profit organizations and the academe. He is a part-time faculty at Northern Illinois University as an Instructor for the Certified Internal Auditor Review courses. He is also a National Facilitator for the Institute of Internal Auditors in the US.
He was a founding officer and former President of the International Society of Filipinos in Finance and Accounting (ISFFA) – Chicago Chapter. In 2017, he set-up the ISFFA Chicago-Floresca CPA Review Scholarship. This scholarship provides funding for deserving accounting students to attend a review school paving their way to become CPAs in the Philippines. The scholarship fund received pledges for 16 students just at its initial launching.
Arvin with his lovely Wife, Gayle Floresca
Arvin accepting the HOF crystal trophy with his nominator Maria Balita and his family
Arvin with his daughter Nina, his son Enzo, his daughter Alyssa, and his lovely wife Gayle
Arvin’s wonderful children and ultimate inspiration… Nina (college freshman @ ISU), Enzo (HS Sophomore @ Benet Academy), and Alyssa (8th Grader @ St. Dominic)
Arvin with mom-in-law Lucy Sales, brother Jeffrey, niece Bea, mom and dad Josie and Pacifico, sis-in-law Tiffany and nephew Carlos
Arvin wih past HOF Awardees Susan Alforque, Stella Santos, Jennifer Santos, Maria Balita (his nominator) and Adelfia friends
Arvin’s ANIXTER family-Ilaria Mocciaro, SVP, Global Controller & CAO, Anne Carole Witort, Exec Admin, IA Dir. Andrea Lee, Policy Mgr. Mara Parker, SOX Sr. Mgr. Ian Mendoza, IA Dir. AJ Johnson, & SVP Internal Audit
Arvin and Gayle with long-time friends Melvin and Theresa Icalina and Larry and Lilyanne Nueva-Espana
Arvin with friends from Bolingbrook… RJ and Julie Mitra, and James, Gloria and Zoe Klado
Arvin with ISFFA (International Society of Filipinos in Finance and Accounting) Chicago Chapter current Vice President Ian Mendoza and past President Andrew Guerrero