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Treasury and cash management specialist. Strong experience acquired both on the banking and corporate fields.Areas of expertise: cash management, treasury centralisation, cash pooling, netting, bank fees negotiation, treasury softwares: XRT, SunGard, Kyriba, Reuters KTP, Openlink (Endur), SAP-CM ...

Work experience

May 2008Present

Treasury Project Manager- Arcelor Mittal Treasury SNC

 In charge of treasury projects for the  ArcelorMittal Group Treasury

  • In charge of implementation of Front to Back solution (OpenLink Financials) for the Back-Office for Commodities (Power and Natural Gas derivatives),
  • In charge of reviewing transaction processes set-up in Reuters KTP (Treasury Management System),
  • Supervisor of the TETRIS project (Towards Enhanced TReasury Information System): Reuters KTP Upgrade, QlikView Business Intelligence tool implementation, Market Data collection and Financial Risk Management system definition and implementation (Diapason - MCC).
Mar 2007Apr 2008

Senior Treasury Analyst

Steelcase International

In charge of treasury management and of new treasury platform implementation.

  • Day to day cash management in EUR and non EUR currencies,
  • Intercompany loans/borrowings management, FX management decisions together with US Group Treasury,
  • Bank relationship management with core European group banks,
  • Leaded RFP,selection and implementation of the KyribaTi ASP Treasury Management System
Jan 2006Feb 2007

Cash Manager

Compagnie Financière Michelin

In charge of setting-up the pan-European Cash Pooling system.

  • Analysis of answers of RFPs from banks and software editors and participation to the selection process,
  • Negotiation of banking documentation,
  • Supervision of parametering and testing phases for the treasury management software,
Feb 2002Dec 2005

Cash Management Coordinator

Aventis then Sanofi Aventis

Managing cash pools, signing payment orders, collaborative work with Treasury Accounting (“in-house bank”) and internal dealing room for cash management matters

  • Negotiated several agreements with various banks (Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi…)according to Group policy (avoid set-off or material adverse changes clauses),
  • Obtained improvement of cash management services provided by HSBC to meet quality standards related to the deployment of a world-wide SAP R/3 platform (GOAL project),
  • Developed several management tools: database for all bank accounts included in cash pools, main banking conditions, cut-off times, etc.
Nov 2000Jan 2002

Product Manager - BtoB eCommerce

Responsible for B to B electronic payments projects.

  • Wrote specifications for an electronic invoicing presentment and payment platform for use by large corporations
19972000

Cash Management Product Manager

Société Générale

Advised leading companies (Danone, Michelin, Peugeot, Richemont,…) on cash management re-engineering and pan-European/international cash pooling systems

  • Won a contract with Roche France due to superior SAPR/3expertise,
  • Benchmarked cash management services against leading competitors,
  • Wrote study on Internet-based cash management services that lead to the development of SogecashNet product,
  • Installed “netting” software for clients to manage their intercompany receivables
Mar 1993Apr 1997

Junior Analyst - Corporate Banking

Managed global relationship with large companies in the automotive industry.

  • Proposal and follow-up of current (short term/medium term credit lines) and value-added (securitizations, financial leases, etc.) operations,
  • Maintained Société Générale as the preferred bank for Peugeot SA,
  • Restored relationship with Valeo: won tender offer as sole provider for current banking needs for Wiper Systems subsidiary.
Sep 1989Feb 1993

Inspector - Internal Audit

Audited branches throughout France and Switzerland

  • Verified procedures and improved work processes
  • Verification of Société Générale Zürich dealing room
Dec 1988Aug 1989

Bank Trainee

Training at Société Générale Besançon branch and in the Correspondent Banking Department in Paris

Education

Oct 1987Jun 1988

DESS (Master)

University Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg I)
Sep 1983Jun 1986

Sciences Po Diploma

Skills

Use of German as work language
Use of English as work language (written and oral)
Work in a multi-cultural environment
Bank products and services
Contracts analysis and negotiation
Banks/Corporate relationship management
Treasury Management Software Implementation
Cash Management