Finance executive, CFO, FD, interim management.
Last Updated: 4th July 2018 (over 4 years ago)
A proven hands on leader of finance function: managed multi-cultural teams, developed finance functions and executed improvements of controls and processes.
Delivers the first class financial planning and reporting - has a deep knowledge of accounting standards and strong technical skills.
Solid track record of expat assignments in Switzerland, Russia, Ukraine, Poland.
— Mar 2002
Master in Finance and Banking
— Sep 1998
Interim Finance Manager
Turkey / e-business
Prepared a transformation plan after PE acquisition and change of company’s management.
Advised on implementation of internal controls and reporting improvements.
Poland / international printing house
Member of a corporate audit team - compliance audit of Polish and Russian operations.
Poland /international educational services
Restatement of tax filling and statutory reporting for 5 years.
CFO / Poland
— Aug 2017
Key achievements include:
Finance organisation transformation:
- developed financial reporting compliant with the company’s requirements (US GAAP and IFRS),
- introduced Financial Planning - budgets, forecasts and bi-weekly estimates,
improved processes and implemented internal controls (incl. SOX),
- recruited, trained and developed new finance team.
Driver of productivity improvement and portfolio optimisation which included margins management, organisational restructuring and cash flow improvement.
Optimised international tax and capital structure - transfer pricing, thin capitalisation.
Handled audits, managed compliance function, responsible for all company’s legal matters.
interim CFO / Russia, Ukraine
— Aug 2013
FMCG / Ukraine
Developed a central finance function compliant with corporate standards after acquisition of local production companies for the holding compan.
International production group / Russia
Designed and implemented new reporting and planning systems for the group of manufacturing and distribution companies (Russian GAAP and IFRS).
Implemented tax optimisation in Russian organisation.
Solved retention issues in finance department, recruited and trained new CFO.
CFO / Ukraine
— Aug 2010
Conducted business reviews with regional management.
Introduced effective cost controls measures and commercial resource allocation principles.
Designed and implemented internal control procedures.
Managed implementation of ERP.
Head Asset Management / Switzerland
— Aug 2008
Maintained relationships with banks and Venture Capital Funds.
Forecasted impact of foreign exchange changes on consolidated financial statements.
Head FP&A CEE / Switzerland
— Apr 2007
Planned, reviewed and controlled the countries’ budgets. Prepared the regional consolidated budgets, allocated the resources between the countries and business units.
Developed finance function in the countries: recruitment, training, professional development, succession planning.
Finance Manager / Poland
— Apr 2004
Implemented new reporting and forecasting tools.
Set up a regional finance function for Poland, Czech Republic and Russia.
Senior Consultant / Poland
— Nov 1999