Finance & Administration Director, Auditor, Executive Consultant

Last Updated: 27th July 2019 (over 3 years ago)



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Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

English, German, Italian, Russian


An accomplished, diligent and versatile Head of Finance & Administration with a proven global track record in executive consultancy and finance direction. Commercially astute and a strategic thinker with a clear focus on driving business forward through effective control of finances, people and contracts. Employs impeccable attention to detail in finance management with experience dealing with high-level, sensitive and confidential data. Pragmatic and instrumental as a team leader with the ability to motivate and empower to achieve maximum levels of performance. Strong communicating at all levels with credibility at executive management level to negotiate and influence decision making.


Controlling Academie
Controlling Diploma

   Jan 2007
— Sep 2007

Professional Controlling, Project Controlling, Business Administration

Commercial Academy
GCE A Levels

   Sep 1995
— Jun 2000


Freelance Executive Consultant

   Aug 2014
— Current

• Provided professional consulting services and support to IMC (Integrated Management Consultancy) during the set up and optimisation phase
• Managed relationships with business stakeholders to establish commercial and organisational processes, procedures and policies
• Created processes for human resource management, contract terms and management, reporting and project management
• Conducted cost benefit analysis to identify savings and conducted financial auditing to control budgets and produce forecasts
• Set up a full intercompany billing system for a client, including detailed documentation to full satisfaction of tax advisor and tax authority
• Successfully implemented a new controlling system to monitor working processes and time lapse of each and every detailed process
• Developed several online portals for a client to use 24/7 from any device at any place (including App-Function) to contact clients
• A member of the contracts team for a key client to provide commercial support in setting up a new contract for the PMC (Procurement Management Construction)
• Perform the role of Head of Customer Service Department to oversee a technical helpdesk and technical level 2 support (including field work)
• Set up and present individual training programs for newcomers and existing staff, deal with HR related issues and monitor work quality

Finance Director/Head of Administration

   Mar 2010
— Sep 2017

Projects: CPC Expansion Project, Yeskene-Kuryk Pipeline, Kazakhstan-China-Oil & Gas Pipeline
• Defined and managed commercial processes, workflow frameworks and procedures to achieve compliance with industry standards
• Implemented a culture of continuous improvement to further develop the structure of the organisation and create operational excellence
• Introduced processes for human resource management, including standardised and tailored employment contracts for multi-level personnel
• Secured and established additional branch offices to expand the organisation, with frequent visits to supervise and coordinate teams
• Coordinated and arranged any necessary accommodation for teams during expansion in addition to any necessary transportation

Head of Finance

   Aug 2002
— Feb 2010

• Provided financial leadership within the Switzerland branch and supervised subsidiary companies in Russia, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Libya
• Strategically focused role with an emphasis on driving the business forward and making a positive impact on operational performance
• Identified and mitigated commercial risks and delivered strategic financial solutions, commercial processes and compliance policies
• Supervised and directly trained management and commercial personnel in organisational and commercial processes
• Implemented sustainable business processes and delivered support during establishment of organisational structure
• Introduced processes for human resource management and executed management reviews and financial audits once a year
• Liaised at and presented competently and confidently to senior management and negotiated effectively with customers and suppliers
• Delivered against strategic priorities through alignment of functions, resources and optimum deployment of people and skills
Finance & Controlling Consultant (Aug 2002 – Apr 2008)
• Managed all aspects of finance from payroll, cost control, cash flow analysis, producing annual financial statements and master data
• Analysed the business to implement further development of organisational and commercial processes to drive efficiency and consistency
2007 key project:
• Simultaneously worked in parallel with Moscow assignment for 6 months in a similar management role to supervise the Warsaw branch office
2006 key project:
• Spent 12 months in a finance and commercial consultancy role based in Moscow to establish accounting, controlling and administration department
• Implemented cost accounting processes, tools for project auditing and internal reporting standards in line with IMS (Integrated Management System)
2005 key project:
Spent 18 months in a commercial management role based on an oil pipeline project in Almaty to establish the first branch in Kazakhstan Kazakhstan - China crude oil pipeline project
• Defined and established commercial and organisational processes to deliver a high standard of quality across the branch
• Created processes and procedures for effective project control, external financial reporting and human resource management

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