Experience

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Head of Finance & Controlling Microwave & Imaging Sub-Systems Germany

Oct 2018 – Present

Head of Finance and Controlling for MIS Germany
Scope of responsibilities:
-Head of Finance for the Space Segment (Cross regional scope between Germany and France)
-Working in 3 languages (English, German and French)
-Leading a team of 8 controllers and accountants
-Member of the local management (production and support representing 400 employees)
-Involved in the strategy and bids activities
-Strong focus on commercial, industrial and budget controlling
-Led strong cost reduction activities
-Reorganised the Finance & Controlling team (reduction of the team size, use of shared services, optimisation of processes)

 

Head of Finance Transformation Thales Deutschland GmbH & Senior Manager Finance & Controlling

Apr 2016 – Sep 2018

Managed the Finance Transformation initiatives for Thales Germany which consisted mainly of:
-Organisational changes
-Implementation of a business intelligence tool
-Harmonization of Financial Information Systems and Processes
-People development

In addition, I performed ad hoc missions such as budgeting and controlling, transfer pricing documentation and internal control documentation.

 

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PwC Luxembourg

Financial Audit Manager

May 2014 – March 2016

1) Audit of Insurance and Reinsurance top tier companies (70% of portfolio), exposed to other industries (Investment fund, holdings and commercial companies)
– Supervision of audits under IFRS and Luxembourg GAAP (statutory and consolidation)
– Proposal writing for new key clients and fee negotiation for recurring jobs
– Building and maintaining valuable relationships with clients by understanding and offering solutions
– Production and presentation of board papers, executive summaries and memos
2) Consulting and advisory
– Regulatory gap analysis for an international Reinsurer
– IT roadmap and study on distribution needs for a Life Insurer
– International expansion study for a Life Insurance IT provider
3) Internal projects
– PMO for the Insurance industry leader (help on business plan, strategy to action plan, coordination)
– Conduct and organize key meetings with different lines of services (audit, tax, advisory, IT)
– Regular update on regulatory matters and market topics
– Participation to key human resources steps as reviewer for juniors (objectives, validation of probation period, evaluation committee and annual review)
– Instructor for training

 

PwC Singapore

Financial Audit Assistant Manager

June 2012 – May 2014

Audit of Insurance and Reinsurance top tier companies
– Manager in charge on 80% of my portfolio
– Supervise, schedule, conduct and organize audits under IFRS (statutory and consolidation)
– Project management: budgeting, tasks allocation, planning, monitoring
– Build and maintain valuable relationship with our clients by understanding, offering solutions, and providing value
– Coaching and team management in order to deliver high quality work in respect of the deadlines
– Production and review of deliverables (Financial Statements and management letters)
– Involved in advisory jobs and internal projects

 

PwC Luxembourg

Senior Financial Auditor

September 2009 – May 2012

Audit of Insurance and Reinsurance companies (Axa, La Luxembourgeoise and New PEL Group all of them part of the Top10 Luxemburgish Insurance sector), Investment Funds (assets under management up to USD 40 billion : Amundi, Bluebay, Wellington, Platinum Trust, Genesis) and Holdings (Finmeccanica)
– Schedule, conduct and organize audits of full complexity for conformity with policies and procedures of company under Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS (consolidated accounts)
– Coaching and team management in order to deliver high quality work in respect of the deadlines
– Production and review of deliverables (Financial Statements and management letters)
– Involved in advisory jobs and internal projects
– Education program of certified public accountant of Luxembourg (“IRE”)

 

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Thales S.A.

Financial Controller

August 2007 – July 2008

Group Reporting Department
-Analysis and control of financial statements sent by the subsidiaries, monthly for management figures and annually for forecasts
-Key Performance Indicators : Income Statement, EBITDA, Cash flow Statement, Balance Sheet
-Management of the Information System for reporting and consolidation

 


 

Education

Rennes School of Business | LinkedInEcole supérieure de Commerce de Rennes

Master’s degree

Field Of Study: Finance, Management

Dates attended:  – 

Business

Management
Finance
Marketing
Activities and Societies: President of the prom night association (Budget : EUR 50,000, team of 10 members)

 

East Carolina University – College of Business

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Finance, Management

Dates attended:  – 

MBA classes in Finance, Marketing and Management
Activities and Societies: Rugby, Football

 

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Université de Nantes

DUT GEA (Gestion des Entreprises et Administrations)

Management, Finance, Accounting, Marketing

Dates attended:  – 

IUT GEA – Management of organisations, Accounting, Marketing, HR