Flex Manager
21192 interim professionals
21192 professionals


Find similar resumes

Senior international accounting & finance

Senior international accounting & finance

Work Experience

Overview over professional experiences

• Strong international orientated commercial all rounder with particular emphasis on finance and accounting, controlling and personnel
• Management of up to 40 staff members

Major tasks carried out

General Management
- commercial management of local and foreign group companies
- advice to company and group management on commercial matters
- establishment and supervision of foreign branches and group companies
- restructurings, purchases and sales of business units
- consulting on acquisition of companies and operations
- commercial restitution of an insolvent company
- monthly, quarterly and annual group reporting as well as budgeting and special reports

Finance and accounting incl. taxation
- all finance and accounting management functions incl. preparation of annual financial statements according to local GAAP (HGB), IFRS and US GAAP
- introduction of accounting according to IAS/IFRS
-responsibilities for tax returns, claiming subsidies and taxation policies
- budget preparation and analysis of deviations, forecasts and long range planning
- cost accounting/controlling, capital expenditure requests
- company responsible on corporate tax and wage tax audits
- implementation and optimisation of MIS
- management of cash, interest and foreign exchange
- negotiations with banks and authorities
- implementation of new EDP systems (esp. SAP/R3, Hyperion)
- introduction of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) control procedures

- management of personnel department including payroll
- negotiations with works council
- labour law incl. dealing with legal disputes
- creation and implementation of a plan to for employee participation
- management of a pension fund
- personnel planning and continuous education
- dealing with share option and incentive plans

General services
- responsibility for legal affairs incl. all contracts, protection of intangible property and insurances
- project management for finding a suitable property and building thereon a workshop and offices as well as high class conference and training facilities
- general administration incl. car pool as well as facility management

- management of several audit teams on statutory audits of companies and groups operating in various different markets, being different in size and legal form
- special audits
- professional consulting of all regional audit offices in accounting and audit matters
- co-ordination and own contributions to comments of The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
- contributions to internal and external publications
- planning and participation of quality control reviews
- consulting on publications required by The Stock Exchange on purchase or disposal of companies or operations


Becoming a member of “THE SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS” as “CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT (SA)” after having studied on a part time and full time basis
at University of Cape Town and through a correspondence university in South Africa

Graduated as “DIPLOM-KAUFMANN” Degree in business science)

Graduated from WIRTSCHAFTSGYMNASIUM (commercial high school), Göppingen, Germany


International accounting and finance incl. annual financial statements, group reporting, taxes, management accounting, financing and reorganisations
General administration


German = mother tongue
English = fluent


Strong enterpreneurial flair / attitude
Versatile and flexible


Candidate search for

interimmanagementPaste your project description here