Summary

Experienced Senior level Finance professional and Business partner with over 15 years International experience in Finance, Business, Tax, HR, Audit; across multiple industries (manufacturing, warehousing, supply chain, distribution, repair) and audit/consulting. Proven track record in improving business profitability, increasing company and customer return on invested capital, optimising working capital deployed, leading finance organisation team, improving reporting capabilities and understanding business / segment profitability, motivating and leading teams across functions, driving profitability improvements and cost saving projects, supporting business and go to market organisation in their efforts and supporting business development activity.

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

Skills and Expertise

  • Internal Controls
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • IFRS
  • SOX
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Planning
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Business Valuation
  • VAT
  • Financial Modeling
  • Leadership
  • Business Planning
  • Hyperion
  • US GAAP
  • Cost Accounting
  • Budgeting
  • Business Analysis
  • Compliance
  • Cost Reduction
  • Cash Management
  • Budgets
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Variance Analysis
  • General Ledger
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Managerial Finance
  • Hyperion Enterprise
  • Working Capital Management
  • Financial Audits
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Due Diligence
  • Cash Flow
  • Business Strategy
  • Restructuring
  • Corporate Finance
  • External Audit
  • Tax

Work History

Work History
Oct 2012 - Present

Senior Manager, Business and Commercial partner, Finance

Ingram Micro, Inc

Brightpoint Inc. was acquired by Ingram Micro Inc. in October 2012. With acquisition, I did continue be responsible for local in country activity in Slovakia, CEE distribution and EMEA wide supply chain activity handled out of Slovak facility. At the same time, I have been responsible as Commercial finance support for financial modelling, profitability analysis and approval of Service bid and tender proposals in Europe. Main responsibilities being: Finance and working capital management, Controlling, Reporting, Business development functional support on finance and tax matters, Compliance, US GAAP, IFRS, Tax, Internal controls, SOX compliance, Risk management, Profitability analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting, Strategic planning. Managed up to 5 people / individual contributor.

Oct 2007 - Oct 2012

Director, Finance

BrightPoint, Inc

From 2007, I have held position of local in country Finance director role for Slovak operation of Brightpoint with mobility Distribution activity in CEE region and Logistics/Supply chain activity in within entire EMEA region. Over the years, I was directly responsible for all listed, but also have had direct responsibility for finance organisation turnaround in Austria and Switzerland and for re-establishing new, including finance organisation in Poland. Main responsibilities being: Controlling, Reporting, Compliance-US GAAP, IFRS, Tax, Internal controls, SOX compliance, Risk management, Project and profitability evaluation, Information system controls, Profitability analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting, Strategic planning, HR (temporary responsibility within period of 1 year). Managed up to 10 people.

Apr 2003 - Oct 2007

Manager, Finance

Emerson Network Power

From 2003 responsible for all Finance and Administration matters of Emerson Network Power production facility. Slovak operations was producing AC Power Supplies/Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS), Precision Cooling Systems, Monitoring Hardware and Software. Main responsibility being: Finance management, Controlling, Reporting, Compliance-US GAAP, IFRS, Tax, Internal controls, SOX compliance, Risk management, Project and profitability evaluation, Information system controls, Profitability analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting, Costing. Managed up to 15 reports.

May 2002 - Apr 2003

Audit Supervisor

Deloitte

Local GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS compliance reviews and audit Security and information system reviews Data protection reviews.

Aug 1998 - May 2002

Audit Supervisor

Arthur Andersen

Local GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS compliance reviews and audit Security and information system reviews Data protection reviews.

Education

Education
1998 - 2001

ACCA, Audit, Accounting, Tax, Internal control

BPP International Limited

Global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification (ACCA or FCCA).

1999 - 2001

CISA, Information Systems Audit

Information Systems Audit and Control Association

Globally recognised certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals.

1993 - 1998

Ing., Finance, Accounting, Audit

Ekonomická univerzita v Bratislave