Juan Ignacio Arnaiz De Castro


Work experience

Work experience
Feb 2005 - 2009

Managing Director

pepe peñalver maison decor

Family owned company.

Average turnover: 22.000 thousand euros.

Average personnel: 120 people.

Sector: Textiles for interior design.

Maison Decor franchising firm with 90 shops (30 of them abroad).

Migration from a family owned company structure to a multinational company structure.

Revenue growth and national and foreign new markets research

Brand building.

General and operations business management.

Dec 2000 - Apr 2005

Purchasing and financial manager


Coaching multi-functionnal team (accounting, treasury, purchasing, corporate affairs, taxes).

Performing and controlling inter-depart budget and forecast; weekly and monthly reporting.

Facility manager.

Investment analysis and development.

Daily management of major vendor contracts/relations.

Advisory Financial accounting and legal.


Apr 2004 - Feb 2005

Internal Control Director

TNT Express

Oversee and manage operational effectiveness of key controls.

Daily management of SOX project team.

Manage relations with the external auditor.

Contribute to the improvement of the internal control systems within the company.

Maintain strong relations with departments and liaise with senior management.

Ensure proper documentation and retention of records.

Jan 1999 - Dec 2000

Chief Financial Officer & Controller at madrid


Manage and direct day-to-day operations including accounting, financial planning, budgets, banking, purchasing, information systems,and cost accounting.

Underwrote grants for, estimated, planned, and managed the construction of housing projects. Residential Development. Town & State Permits. Project Management .

Asset Management and Project Accounting.

Developed and implemented business processing and procurement.

Contract Review andPerformance. Identifie and recommend Legal Issues.

Contract and vendor negotiations.

Sep 1994 - Jan 1999

Senior Auditor


Audited factories, retailers, funds, co-operatives, constructors, and service enterprises.

Responsible for implementation and consultancy of new accounting software.

Finance and analytic accounting of small and medium sized companies.

Bankruptcy inspector.

Fiscal analysis and formalisation of taxes of companies.

Viability studies and annual budgets of firms. Due diligence and valuation analysis


1999 - 2000


Universidad de Alcalá de Henares



Facilities Management

Finance and Control - Capital Expenditure & Analysis

Finance and Control - Internal Auditing

Finance and Control - Budgeting & Planning

Retail - International Retail Management

Marketing and Sales - Franchise

General Management

Real Estate/Property Developers



2000 - Present

Certified Real Estate Agent

Spanish Goverment
2002 - Present

Certified Public auditor

Registro Oficial de auditores