• Almere Flevoland
Kirsten Lejeune

Kirsten Lejeune

Finance Manager | Financial Controller


Finance professional with 10 years experience in accounting and reporting, with a drive to advice and implement process improvements and internal controls.  Excellent international exposure in some of the dynamic markets in Asia: India, China, Singapore and Malaysia. Leading of intercultural teams and building strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Committed, hands-on and flexible with the ability to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.  


Computer Skills

JDEdwards, SAP, Tagetik, Hyperion, Great Plains, 

Soft Skills

Team player, good communication skills on different levels within the company, attention for details, dedicated, flexible, independent 

  • Dutch:      Mother tongue
  • English:    Fluent
  • French:     Good

General ledger accounting, IFRS, asset management, accounts payable, accounts receivable

Forecast and Budgets

Preparation of annual budget based on input of business departments, Review and discuss with senior management. Advice management on deviations of budget and forecast.

Process Improvement/ internal controls

Analyse and document processes, identify improvements and missing controls, implementation of control aspects and improvements


Financial and management reporting, variance analyses

Work History

Work History

Randstad Pte. Ltd. - Singapore

May 2014 - Jan 2015

Associate Director - Shared Services

In the Shared Service department all accounting and payroll activities are handled for the business operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong and some of the activities for Randstad Australia.

Main tasks: team management, responsible for the financial reporting to Holdings in the Netherlands, manage the relationship with external auditors and country directors

* Manage 3 direct reports and a total team size of 20 people
* Accurate and timely monthly financial reporting to Holdings
* Adjusted collection process in Malaysia together with coaching of the team has resulted in a higher monthly collection and a reduction of bad debts
* Implemented Balance sheet reviews with accountants and discuss quarterly with Country Managers

* Adjusted collection process in Malaysia together with coaching of the team has resulted in a higher monthly collection and a reduction of bad debts

Randstad India Ltd.

Apr 2013 - Mar 2014

Senior Consultant - Accounting Processes

Short term international assignment - Project manager

  • Describe and formalize the current process, identify the areas for improvement and design a new accounting process (including A/P, A/R, General ledger and treasury)
  • Core team member SAP implementation project for AP, AR and GL processes 
  • Creation of the blueprint documents (Contract to Cash, Procure to Pay and record to report) including flowcharts, RACI matrix and process descriptions
  • Create a new Chart of Account in line with requirements of financial reporting to Holdings and the local requirements

E-bridge BV, a randstad company

May 2010 - Mar 2013


  • Management reporting including analyzing variances between actual, budget and latest estimate
  • Coordinate budget process with middle management and operating companies
  • Produce timely and accurate financial statements to Randstad Holding
  • Develop and implement a new cost price model for recharge of costs SSC to operating companies

Randstad China

Nov 2011 - Dec 2011

Proces & Control Consultant

Short term International assignment (6 weeks) in Shanghai

  • Review payroll process and identify potential risks by formalize the current process
  • Recommendations to improve the internal control system
  • Follow up on the implementation of the given recommendations in 2012

E-bridge BV, a randstad company

Nov 2007 - May 2010


  • Reporting to Randstad Holding including tax accounting
  • Preparing the statutory accounts for the auditors review
  • Re-conciliation of the accounts on the balance sheet.

Mastervolt International BV

Oct 2002 - Oct 2007

Senior Administrator

  • Responsible for month end closing of 4 entities 
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Weekly payments to vendors
  • Assist in preparation yearly financial statements for accountants review

Philips European Accounting Services - Dublin

Sep 2001 - Sep 2002

Accounts receivable - Belgium Market

Allocate incoming payments, Manage aging dedicated client portfolio, Credit reviews

Citibank - Dublin

Aug 1999 - Aug 2001

Customer Service Representative

Back office  - international Reconciliation department - division Diners Club 

Becton Dickinson NV - Belgium

Nov 1998 - Jul 1999

Administrative assistant - Quality Control



Catholic University of Leuven

Jan 1992 - Jan 1998

Master of Science (MSc) - Applied Economic - Major International Business

The MSc program "Licentiaat in de toegepaste Economische Wetenschappen" emphasizes the acquisition of profound knowledge and skills in a business specialization