Since February 2016, Mr. Aguirre has held the position of General Manager of Internal Audit responsible for providing direction in the execution of the department’s mission to evaluate the Bank’s risk management mechanisms, control and governance. Mr. Aguirre has over 15 years’ experience in different roles in accounting and auditing. Most recently he acted for over 6 years as Chief Accountant for The Belize Bank performing duties in budgeting for group companies, financial reporting and management financial data.
Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Aguirre was a Senior External Auditor for 4 years at PKF Belize where he managed audits in several industries including financial institutions, hospitality, insurance and manufacturing. Prior professional experiences include costing and financial accountant for companies in the agro business in the south districts of Belize and self-employed accounting consultancies.
Mr. Aguirre possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Belize. He holds a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification from ACAMS, the leading global organization against the threat of money laundering and terrorism finance.