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For international companies starting, or already operating in Latin America, dealing with a different culture, laws, and language can be quite trying. Having your accounting, tax and labor issues under control is a vital component of your success.

At J.A. Del Río we help with these issues and more with a practical approach.

At J.A. Del Río we know you need to focus on your core business, and not have unpleasant surprises or anything lost in translation. Through our specialized practice model, we aim to make doing business in Latin America a bit easier.

History

Founded almost 30 years ago by Juan Antonio Del Rio, the firm offers multilingual accounting services.

J.A Del Río S.A. De C.V. was founded in 1988 by Juan Antonio Del Rio Troncoso, a former Touche Ross International partner (now Deloitte). It was established with the objective of offering the business community a unique, fully bilingual option in accounting, tax, and labor services to help international companies do business in Latin America.

By focusing on our core bussines and collaborating with auditors and legal firms we give our clients the full service they require.

This guiding principle has continued to this day, and has allowed for constant and controlled growth. Amongst our first clients were Honda de Mexico, Hoffmann-La Roche, McDonalds, Flextronics, Holiday Inn, Samsung and SCI, most of which were started by the Firm.

Our team is strategically distributed throughout Mexico and Colombia. With our head office in Guadalajara and branch offices in Monterrey, Mexico City, Leon and Colombia we provide a timely, appropriate and high quality service throughout Latin America.

Community

Member of the Mexican Institute of CPA’s, IFA, American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico, Canada Chamber of Commerce in Mexico, Mexican-German Chamber of Commerce, Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Mexico, The Franco Mexican Chamber of Commerce and Industry, China Chamber of Commerce & Technology Mexico, Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade,Investment & Technology and British Chamber of Commerce in Mexico

In over 30 years of service, J.A Del Río S.A. De C.V. has developed a prestigious image in the business community based on its personal commitment to clients. The firm is recognized at the Mexican Institute of Certified Public Accountants, in the Guadalajara, Leon and Monterrey chapters. It is also a member of the International Fiscal Association.

It is widely accepted in the local U.S. community, and is an active member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CanCham), American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), the Mexican-German Chamber of Commerce(Camexa) Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Mexico, The Franco Mexican Chamber of Commerce and Industry, China Chamber of Commerce & Technology Mexico, Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade,Investment & Technology and the British Chamber of Commerce in Mexico .

The firm, through its bylaws, has a commitment to helping those less fortunate through special programs in cooperation with institutes such as the Civil Hospital in Guadalajara, and the Association Pro Cultura Association y Capacitación de la Mujer Mexicana A.C. for abused girls.

Certifications
Sep

Certificate J.A. Del Río

ISO 27001

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Política de Compliance y AntiSoborno

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Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization

SOC 1, Type 2

We would like to take this opportunity to let you know that in J.A. Del Río, we are always in pursuit of constant improvement, more efficient processes and, in order to give our clients a top quality service, we have been audited according to the SSAE 16's standards (SOC1, type 2), with regards to the compliance with the controls on which the ISAE 3402 norm is based.

For our clients who require the file named "SOC 1 JADR Report", corresponding to the above mentioned audit, which includes the opinion on our controls according to the criteria of an external auditor for the period going from January 1st to December 31st, 2015. Please feel free to contact: Pedro Rosales: Internal Audit \ pedro.rosales@jadelrio.com

We hope you will find this information useful.

Best regards,

Audit Department

J.A. Del Río

Partners
Sep

At J. A. Del Río, we have a strong leadership team that sets the agenda and strategy to ensure the implementation of a quality service in any area where our clients do business.

Our management structure is composed of the following: Partners, Associates.

Juan Antonio Del Río
Sep

Born in Mexico City, Juan Antonio Del Rio Troncoso obtained his degree in accounting from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. He developed his career in the accounting firm of Touche Ross & Co. in Mexico City. In 1978 he was transferred to the Touche Ross Houston Office and in 1981 he joined the Executive Office of KMG Main Hurdman in New York City, first as National Director of Operations and later as Director for Latin America collaborating with the International Executive Office in Amsterdam.

In 1985 he returned to Mexico as partner in charge of the department of Integrated Services of Touche Ross & Co., in Guadalajara. In July 1988 he founded J.A. Del Río y Asociados.

A member of the Mexican Institute of CPA’s, he conducted seminars for its Guadalajara chapter. He has given conferences in several cities in Mexico and the United States. He has post-graduate degrees in taxation from the Mexican Institute of CPA’s, the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, and the Instituto de Especialización de Ejecutivos.

Bernardo Antonio Del Río
Sep

Born in Mexico City, Bernardo Del Rio spent his childhood in Houston, Texas, and Fairfield, Connecticut. He received his accounting degree from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO) in Guadalajara, and his master’s degree in tax from the Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA). In 2002, he obtained the CPC certification by the Mexican Institute of CPA’s. He also took part in a joint program of the ITAM and Duke University in International taxes.

Del Rio Mckee is President of the tax committee at the American Chamber of Commerce, has published several articles on tax issues, and has offered seminars in Mexico and the United States. He is an active member of the Mexican Institute of CPA’s and of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) Guadalajara Chapter.

Bernardo Del Rio worked in the audit and tax departments of Arthur Andersen (Ruiz Urquiza in Mexico) before joining J.A Del Río S.A. De C.V. in 1998.

He is currently the managing partner of the firm.

Laura del Rocío García Pérez
Sep

A native of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mrs. García Pérez graduated with honors from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. She obtained her Master’s degree in tax from the Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA).

She worked in the audit department of Gossler Navarro y Cía, members of Nexia International. In 1988 she joined J.A Del Río S.A. De C.V.

García Pérez is an active participant of the Mexican Institute of CPA’s Guadalajara Chapter, as a member of the Committee for the support of Independent Professionals, one of the MICPA’s 5 main committees.

In May 2007, she was designated by the American Chamber of Commerce to be their representative, as liaison with the tax authorities. She is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) Guadalajara Chapter. She is currently partner and chair of J.A Del Río S.A. De C.V.

 

Alfredo Palacios
Sep

Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, graduated from the ITCG with a degree in Public Accounting, a master’s degree in Taxes by the IEE, a diploma in Business Administration at the ITESM and a diploma in International Tax obtained at the ITAM-Duke University.

He is an active participant of the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants in Guadalajara and a member of the International Tax Commission Guadalajara Chapter.

In 2009, he joined the J.A Del Río S.A. De C.V. team in the tax department and was a key player in the initial opening of our office in León, Guanajuato; now in 2017 he will be a part of our efforts to internationalize our firm in Bogotá, Colombia. He is currently a partner at J.A. Del Río S.A. de C.V.

Associates
Sep

Alhelí Rodríguez
Sep

Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, she graduated from the University of Guadalajara. With more than 11 years of experience in finance and accounting, she has also obtained a certification for tax by the Mexican Institute of CPA’s, certification on Costs from the University of Guadalajara and is currently obtaining a certification for IFRS from the Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM).

She joined J.A Del Río S.A. De C.V. in 2003 in the finance department. She is currently an Associate, and the Chair of the Finance Department for the firm, in this function Rodríguez Valdivia is responsible for the application and implementation of  financial information standards, and translation of the financial statements under U.S. GAAP and IFRS principles.

Luis Miguel Peñaloza
Sep

Is a graduate from the university from the University of Guadalajara. He has a Master Degree in Tax Analysis issued by the same institution. He is also a graduate from the International Tax Diplomate of the ITAM-Duke University.

Miguel has specialized in helping foreign companies to do business in Mexico, especially in the electronics, construction and retail industries, with issues like the implementation of international treaties and other international taxes. Miguel was instrumental in the opening of our office in Mexico City and now will be leading our efforts in the city of Leon, Guanajuato, as a Tax Associate.

Aldo Camacho
Sep

Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Aldo Camacho Murillo graduated from the University of Guadalajara. He studied a masters of tax at the Instituto de Especialización para Ejecutivos (IEE). He also was part of a joint program between ITAM and Duke University in International taxes. He attended other seminars and courses, and has certifications for Financial Reporting Standards and International Commerce at the Mexican Institute of CPA’s and obtained the CPA certification (CPC).

In 2002, Camacho joined the finance department of J.A Del Río S.A. De C.V., in later transferred to the tax department in 2004.  In 2006 he transferrer to Monterrey to oversee  the start up of our firm’s operation in that city. As of September 2011, he has returned to the Guadalajara office.

He is an active member of the Mexican Institute of CPA’s and is currently an Associate of the firm.

Georgina De la Torre
Sep

Is a Public Accountancy graduate from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente A.C. (ITESO). She specialized in the tax area by taking the tax seminar at the public Accountants ‘Association of Guadalajara, Jalisco, A.C. She has collaborated advising international companies in the construction, manufacturing, mining and software industries with special focus on Technology Start Ups.

Georgina is a Tax Associate in our office in Mexico City.

Alvaro Quezada
Sep

Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco and graduated from the University of Guadalajara, he is a Certified Public Accountant with 15 years of experience in finance and taxes. He has obtained a diploma in Management Skills from the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey and a Tax Diploma from the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants in Guadalajara.

He joined J.A. Del Río in 2007 and is currently Finance Associate in charge of our Client Accounting Service department, responsible for implementing tools and improving accounting processes for all our clients around the world. In 2016, he became a certified specialist in Intacct ERP.

Leonardo Gámez
Sep

Is a Public Accountant, graduated from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL; 2004-2008). He currently holds a master’s degree in Fiscal Strategies (Honorable Mention) from the Institute of Public Accountants of Nuevo León (ICPNL, 2013 – 2014). He has been advising foreign companies from different industries wanting to do business in Mexico in tax matters for several years, among which the following stand out: maquiladora companies (IMMEX), marketers, manufacturers, construction companies, services, among others.

He is a member of the Institute of Public Accountants of Nuevo León (ICPNL) since 2013, where he is also a member of the International Tax Commission. He has been a speaker presenting various fiscal issues at several external forums such as the American Chamber of Commerce in Monterrey and has written several tax articles in Mexico as well as other related topics.

He has been at J.A. del Rio since January 2010 and is currently Tax Associate in charge of the Monterrey office.

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Guadalajara+52 (33) 3669-5300
México+52 (55) 5531-1425
Monterrey+52 (81) 4624-0145
León: +52 (477) 1521-730
Bogotá: +57 (1) 383 22 88