Eloisa Acosta

Chief Operating Officer
, Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines, Inc.
Profile / Bio: 

Eloisa has over 20-years of experience in almost all facets of finance, accounting and administration from a wide variety of industries such as trading & distribution, manufacturing, real estate, construction, mining and service organization in managerial capacity for over 10-years. She also has 5-years of combined experience in external & internal audit gained from Deluria, Serrano & Associates and from A Brown Company Inc, a publicly-listed & the holding company of the Brown Group of Companies.

Eloisa has worked over 6-years within the Brown Group of Companies of varying operations from manufacturing, wholesale and direct-selling/networking, real estate development & construction, mining to agriculture among others. Growing from the ranks, as a Junior Internal Auditor to Regional Accounting Manager, she has successfully set-up and organized the Real Estate Division’s operation in Cagayan De Oro, operationalized the Group’s construction & mining company which later branched- out to include water drilling and agriculture in Mindanao and managed the areas of accounting, credit & collection and warehouse & logistics of the Brown Group’s Visayas regional-operation (Brands: Vulcaseal, Rugby, WBrown Shoes & apparel and famous consumer products).

Among her work experiences include (a) the implementation of MS Great Plains Dynamics of one of the top 3 re-sellers of Microsoft in the country, (b) implement computer-aided maintenance of the books of accounts & institutionalized product-costing of a pioneer PVC manufacturing & distribution company in the Philippines and (c) institutionalization of a computer-aided-maintenance of the books of accounts and implementation of POS to improve sales & inventory control of an Australian-owned recycler/surplus trading & franchiser of “Save on Surplus” in the Philippines.

Formerly the Manager for Finance & Administration, Eloisa is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines Inc. effective Jan 2016. She is a member of the IIA-P validation team for the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA)’s Performance Governance System pathway for public government offices and GOCCs. She has participated in 10 PGS validation for 7 government units: the Civil Service Commission (CSC), Department of Trade & Industry (DTI), the Governance Commission for GOCCs (GCG), Department of Public Works & Highways (DPWH) the Philippine Army, the Philippine Navy, the Philippine Air Force, the City Government of Dipolog and the Provincial Government of Bataan either as a member or as assistant team lead.

Eloisa earned her degree in Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. She is a Certified Public Accountant (1991) and a Certified Internal Auditor (2013).