Finance Manager – CFO

Resume posted by npana in Finance.
Desired salary: $75,000.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: Athina, Athens Attica, Greece

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Summary

Senior-level finance professional with extensive experience (15 years) in finance, administration, accounting and reporting (IFRS / Greek GAAP / US GAAP), holding managerial or supervisory positions and more specific as Finance Manager or Reporting & Budgeting Manager in major groups of listed multinational companies located in Greece. Proven ability to improve operations, impact business growth and maximize profits through achievements in finance management, cost reductions, internal controls, productivity improvements. Strong qualifications in business planning, financial reporting and general management.

Education

Six-sigma (6σ)
Training and accreditation within LGE, 1st in class
IFRS Seminar

UNIVERSITY OF PIRAEUS 1992 – 1998
Studies in Economics

Experience

SRH Marine Electronics (Marine Electronics) Sep 2015 – Today
Chief Financial Officer

SRH Marine Electronics is engaged, in the Marine electronics with more than €20 million turnover in Greece & Cyprus.

Direct reporting to Managing Director and supporting him in all commercial and legal issues. Overall authority for the financial operation of the organization, budget preparation and administration, audit, taxation, accounting, monthly closing of books of records. Performs financial coordination of projects in terms of opportunities and risk management. Implements adequate internal controls in compliance with accounting policies. Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports according to IFRS and Greek GAAP , SOX compliant, summarizing and forecasting company’s business activities and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and expected operations. Succeeded in increasing company profitability by 2% based on financial reforms and handling of FX. Supervises, leads and supports staff of 14. Implemented ERP and CRM migration utilizing a complete DB of vessels and equipment on board.

FURUNO HELLAS SA (Marine Electronics) Dec 2010 – Sep 2015
Finance Manager

Furuno Hellas is a Greek subsidiary, of a Japanese multinational company, in the Marine electronics with more than €10 million turnover in Greece & Cyprus.

Direct reporting to Managing Director and supporting him in all commercial and legal issues. Overall authority for the financial operation of the organization, budget preparation and administration, audit, taxation, accounting, monthly closing of books of record. Performs financial coordination of projects in terms of opportunities and risk management. Implements adequate internal controls in compliance with accounting policies. Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports according to IFRS and Greek GAAP Japanese SOX compliant, summarizing and forecasting company’s business activities and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and expected operations.
Supervises, leads and supports staff of 3.
Selected Achievement:
 Set-up and implemented internal controls which leaded to a 3% increase of gross margin and 7% reduce of overheads.
 Participated in company’s internal restructure to support the overall growth from 1.5% to 5.2% per annum.
 Directed annual plan review process and strengthened accountability by partnering with senior-level department and district managers in both business units.
 Increased company’s banking relations to expand finance options.
 Created, administered and implemented the CRM (Microsoft CRM) project of the company in both Sales and Services sectors.

Actelion Hellas (Pharmaceuticals)
Accounting Manager November 2009 – Dec2010

Actelion Hellas is a Greek subsidiary of Actelion SA, a Swiss multinational pharmaceuticals company.
Actelion Hellas has more than €25 million revenue.

In charge of the entire Actelion’s accounting cycle. Responsible for the correct and accurate entry of accounting events and preparation of data for submission at HQ monthly.
Supervised, led and supported staff of 2.

Selected Achievement:
 Implementation of special reports in the ERP systems (M3 / Fasma) with great results, in the accuracy of the reports provided to internal customers and in cost and time saving.
 Developed high performance finance team to drive growth and strengthen controls.

MP Chem INC (Chemicals)
CFO 10/2007 – 9/2009

MPCHEM Inc (import and sales of Chemical raw materials for paint industry) , CFO (Start up of new business, build up strategic partnerhips abroad, sales strategy design and implementation, Market share attainment 6%, Financial Management, Reporting).

LG Electronics Hellas SA (Consumer Electronics)
Accounting Supervisor -> Planning Manager 10/2004 – 9/2007

Accounting Supervisor : In charge of : LGERP (construction and deployment to the Greek Subsidiary ), LGEVS (Easy voucher system, constructions, deployment and administration), BMS (budget management system, yearly budget preparation, implementation and control), VAT (global VAT system, implementation and control), LG-GAAP ( Link Greek accounting codes to international accounting codes, creation of accounts, monitoring and adjustment of 2 balance sheets in Local and International formats), GMIS (Global marketing information system, deployment-administration, budget control), Montly and Yearly Closing, Reporting and control, GFRS (Global financial reporting system , financial planning and reporting system) M-System (Accounting and financial planning modules of LGE Global ERP, administrator).

Stationed in Netherlands, European HQ for the implementation and control of all subsystems from 2005-2006
Promoted to Planning Manager after taking under control entire Budgeting function of the company in 2006.

Skills

  • Navision ERP
  • Dynamics Nav CRM
  • SoftOne ERP
  • Galaxy ERP-CRM