Dynamic, pragmatic, diligent and strongly result oriented, I am looking for a position as FP&A Director in a highly motivating environment. My performance culture, as well as my recognized team management capabilities, will allow me to actively participate in the efficient development of the business.
Reporting to the CFO and leading a team of analysts/controllers working directly with business partners across the organization. Responsible for the development and execution of annual and long-term strategic planning, as well as short term forecasting using industry leading tools and sophisticated models. Oversight of the monthly/quarterly performance review and variance analysis.
Full project responsibility of the introduction of a new planning and financial reporting solution (IBM Planning Analytics – TM1), from the definition of the specific needs and choice of tools to the company wide implementation.
Active participation on the due diligence team responsible for the successful issuance of Notes for $620M.
Active participation in the due diligence team negotiating the successful sale of the company to Royal Caribbean Group.
Ultra-luxury Cruise Operator subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Group Ltd (NYSE:RCL)
Reporting to the CEO, Board of Directors and Executive Committees and leading a team of analysts and accountants. Responsible for the Finance organization, directed budgeting and management control analysis, developed strategic short and long-term financial planning and insured statutory compliance of accounting and tax requirements, as well as Human Resources management.
Reduced month end and annual closing of financial results delays in conformity with group requirements
Enacted integration of the local Management Reporting format into the standardized group format
International Carrier Services Subsidiary of the MTN Group (South Africa)
Responsible for bringing structure and process to the functional areas of general accounting, budgeting and financial reporting, inventory control as well as the consolidated management reporting to local management and shareholders
Implemented financial Policies and Procedures for the control of industrial purchases, for marketing and advertising contracts as well as general expenses using the IS resources of the integrated Financial system (SAP). Interfaced with consultants for the ongoing adaptation of FI & CO modules
Manufacturing and distribution of endermology devices for personal use
Budget & Reporting Manager – EMEA Foods Division - Monaco Full Responsibility for the consolidated management reporting to local and corporate management (U.S.A.) as well as the organization of the annual planning process
Financial Controller Continental Europe - Brussels, Belgium Responsible for the monthly forecasts and Managerial Reportings for 6 markets (Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain)
Controller / Finance Manager - Marseille, France Budget control and reporting duties for both commercial and industrial activities
Participated actively in the integration project of the IT systems and the logistics resources of the region under control
Designed and implemented a completely new monthly reporting process aimed at the reduction of the monthly closing periods
Authored and implemented accounting policies, procedures and guidelines for control of the industrial subsidiaries
Vertically integrated producer of Preserved Fruits subsidiary of Fresh Del Monte Produce (NYSE:FDP)