João Paulo Pezzato Hellmeister, Management Consulting Expert in Sorocaba, Brazil
João Paulo Pezzato Hellmeister

Management Consulting Expert in Sorocaba, Brazil

Member since April 15, 2022
Joao is a professional with 11+ years of experience in project management, business consulting, internal control, internal audit, and compliance. He has a proven track record in managing complex projects from inception to delivery. Fluent in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills and MS Office knowledge, Joao is committed to freelancing excellence and is looking to add value by improving companies' governance processes.
João is now available for hire

Career Highlights

Case studies

Software Expertise

  • Microsoft PowerPoint

Other Expertise

  • Auditing
  • Compliance
  • Consulting
  • Internal Audits
  • Internal Control
  • Process Mapping
  • Team Management


  • Business Process Controls Lead | SOX

    2021 - PRESENT
    Archer Daniels Midland - ADM
    • Mapped internal controls related to the overall commodity trade and risk management (CTRM) process and provided risk assessment.
    • Reviewed the existing control matrix to assess the design and effectiveness of internal controls.
    • Rehauled data conversion performed for numerous data objects to assure completeness and accuracy of data to meet SOX requirements.
    Focus areas: Internal Control
  • Senior Manager | Advisory

    2016 - 2021
    Apter – Tax, Advisory & Outsourcing
    • Helped in building the consulting line of service of the firm, structuring solutions and go-to-market strategy, setting up the team effort, and prospecting clients.
    • Hired and trained a team of consultants to help deliver the projects. I was in charge of the team's development, coaching, and feedback.
    • Managed and delivered complex engagements related to business consulting, project management (PM), internal controls, internal audit, and compliance.
    Focus areas: Project Management, Internal Audits, Internal Control, Compliance, Risk & Compliance
  • Operations and Controlling Specialist

    2014 - 2016
    PH Metais
    • Oversaw the rollout of ERP systems to bring efficiency to internal processes.
    • Designed and implemented controls for day-to-day operations.
    • Managed day-to-day operations in production, logistics, client success (orders fulfillment, deliveries, and quality), and sales (purchasing and delivery).
    Focus areas: Operations, Controlling, Internal Control
  • Senior Consultant | Advisory

    2010 - 2014
    • Delivered external audit engagements related to internal controls for IT and business processes and executed computer-aided audit tests (CAAT) for SOX and non-SOX companies.
    • Provided internal audit and consulting engagements related to process review, risk assessment, and internal controls for both SOX and non-SOX companies.
    • Handled business consulting engagements related to project management office (PMO) activities, change management, data migration, and others.
    Focus areas: Internal Audits, Internal Control, Compliance, Consulting, Auditing


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Property Management
    2012 - 2013
    Centro Universitário UniMetrocamp | Wyden - Campinas, Brazil
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2010
    Universidade Estadual Paulista – UNESP - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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