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Summary

I am creative and inventive thinker, who craves a challenge and who is not afraid to work outside my comfort zone. I am a motivated team player who consistently aims to push expectations and exceed goals. I possess superb communication skills and  someone who can build up rapport easily, find out exactly what they need, and then present them with a wide range of services and solutions. Pragmatic and results orientated, with a focus on bottom line results , I have a track record of achieving and exceeding the standards of performance set out for any company projects.

History

2014Present

Senior Business Developer &  Controlling Manager

Fundus Holding

Fundus Holding is engaged in the strategic management of business and corporate governance in the areas of IT in agriculture, E - agriculture and Green House technology.

Duties:

  • Assess the potential of a specific territory and its realistic future market share.
  • Gathering informative, facts and statistics about customer trends and preferences.
  • In consultation with senior managers setting national targets for sales, pricing and margins. 
  • Monitoring business activity, studying the outcome of projects.
  • Presenting business strategies and common goals clearly to work colleagues
  • Anticipating market trends so that the company keeps and enhances its competitive advantage.
  • Reviewing business plans against actual results and then trying to determine reasons for any deviations.
  • Ensuring proper and efficient accounting, financial, tax and controlling practices
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Financial strategy planning & budgeting
2015Present

Educator/Coach

Institut Main Point

Institute Main Point is dedicated to educating and organizing activities related to personal and professional development in order to achieve a higher level of confidence and competitiveness of our students.

  • Executive coaching & mentoring
  • Finance for entrepreneurs
  • Consulting

I had more than 90 conference/lectures on finance, agile, coaching, lean startup and finance for entrepreneurs topics.

20102014

Head of Finance Controller

adidas Serbia

Group Finance Controller for Serbia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Montenegro

  • Producing meaningful commentary and analysis of financial data.
  • Implementation and monitoring of corporate policies and guidelines
  • Develop procedures for process improvement and increased efficiency
  • Cash Flow, Corporate Liabilities & Risk Management
  • Risk assessment and SOX compliance
  • Evaluation of Sales Strategies
  • Revenue Management
  • Overseeing all aspects of financial control in the business.
  • Presenting monthly results, budget variances and ad-hoc analysis.
  • Involved in Business Planning, P&L, Balance sheet & liquidity planning.

Achievements:

  • Reduced monthly closing of financial results from 14 to 6 days.
  • Achieved balance sheet credibility through establishing accounting policies and procedures. 
  • Reduction of order processing and shipping costs through improving logistic of suppliers
20092010

Finance Assistant - Tax /Risk Department

Ernst & Young

Responsible for TAX advisory (for adidas Serbia)        

  • Timely and accurate preparation of annual financial statements
  • Ensures delivery of data needed for consolidation of the parent company
  • Creating Annual Corporate Income tax reports
  • Leading annual audit in close cooperation with auditors
  • Defines rules and procedures of book on Accounting and Accountancy Policy
  • Keeping up-to-date with laws and regulations relevant for the field of expertise

Achievements:

  • Making sure that adidas Serbia is complied with all statutory and local reports.
  • Supporting the adidas finance team on month and closing tasks and corporate inquiries

Education

20022009

BA & Master's Degree, Audit (9.2)

Faculty of Economics

16-month master with subjects including Legal affairs and Business Technology, Operations, Logistics and SCM, Innovation Strategies and Processes.

Language

Serbian - Native
English - Business Proficiency
French - Intermediate

Certifications

2015

Financial Risk Manager

Global Association of Risk Professionals
2014

Microsoft Dynamics Core Setup and Finance Specialist

Microsoft
2014

Management Accounting (FICO) with ERP 6.0 EHP4

SAP Application Associate
20122014

Controlling

CA controller academia® Munich

Stage I - Controlling & the Controller Seminar
Stage II - Controller's Toolbox & Finance Seminar
Stage IV - Planning & Implementation Workshop
Stage III - Reporting & Communication Seminar
Stage V - Presentation & Moderation Workshop

2012

Project Management Professional

Project Management Institute
20092011

ACCA

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK