Kristina Kotlarova

  • Bratislava Slovakia

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Present

Financial Controller

DHL Exel Slovakia, s.r.o. (Volkswagen site)
  • Responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and controlling the organization's accounting
  • Performing month-end and year-end close process activities
  • Budgeting, forecasting, last estimate preparation and variance analysis
  • Preparation of monthly financial report packs, weekly A/R reporting, accrual reconciliation report
  • Monthly financial reporting to parent company
  • Ensuring invoicing to customer in an accurate and timely manner
  • Reviewing and approving orders and supplier invoices, ensuring accurate allocation to company's cost centers
  • Communication with customer, supporting other departments with financial data
  • Ensuring compliance with financial regulations and internal company guidelines
Mar 2013 - Dec 2013

Cost Controller

Prima banka Slovensko, a.s .
  • Supporting month-end and year-end close process
  • Participating in financial planning, budgeting, procurement and investment activities
  • Calculating variances from the financial plan and report significant issues to management
  • Collecting and consistently analyzing financial data
  • Presenting financial reports in an accurate and timely manner at the bank or branch level
  • Provide financial analyses for management as needed, in particular for capital investments  and supplier selection
Sep 2011 - Feb 2013

International Assignment Analyst

IBM ISC s.r.o.
  • Preparing timely and accurate financial analysis in area of international assignments accounting
  • Performing maintenance of assigned general ledger accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and general ledger entries
  • Performing intercompany billing related to assignee’s taxable expenditure (social security, wage tax, immigration fee) via intercompany billing tool
  • Interaction with the clients (HR, chief financial officers, business controllers)
  • Managing a portfolio of assignees (validation of excess tax and its reconciliation per assignee and tax year, correct financial reporting of assignee’s expenses)
Mar 2010 - Aug 2010

Part-Timer in car audit department

Volkswagen Slovakia, s.r.o.
  • Responsible for vehicle manufacturing defects database maintainance
  • Supporting car audit team by preparing analysis of most common defects on a weekly basis, transforming results into charts and graphs

Education

Education
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011

Master degree

University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of National Economy

Field of study: Finance

Sep 2010 - Feb 2011

Erasmus stay

Hochschule Pforzheim , Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

Bachelor degree

University of Matej Bel, Banska Bystrica, Faculty of Economics

Field of study: Finance, Banking and Investment

Jul 2008 - Aug 2008

10. International Summer School – Enviromental management

Hochschule Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Sep 1997 - Jun 2005

School-leaving examination

8-year Secondary grammar school of Juraj Fandly, Sala

Language and Computer Skills

Skills

Slovak

native

English

advanced

German

advanced (currently attending B2 courses at Goethe-Institut Bratislava)

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)

SAP

SQL

Driving licence 

B category

Hobbys

Hiking, Cycling, Aerobics, Cinema, Travelling, Baking