• Manama Villa 4, Avenue 3733, Bani Jamrah 537, Bahrain
Matthew Sztukiewicz

Matthew Sztukiewicz

Senior Management Professional

Work History

Work History

General Manager

2013 - Present
Gulf Future Business - Manama, Bahrain

Responsibility included formulation and implementation of strategic
objectives with individual team members’ performance measures. Strong
focus on expansion and business development as well as strategic
partnerships in the areas of ICT solutions. Selection and implementation of
ERP covering finance & accounting, CRM, Project Management, Enterprise
Performance Management. Market needs surveys and analysis, followed by
designing and launching various solutions.

CEO

2008 - 2013
Masters Consultants & Training - UAE & Saudi Arabia

Regional Training Consulting and IT business, having Head Office in Riyadh
and branches in Dubai and Cairo, addressing its products and services
to clients from entire MENA region. Directly reports to the Company’s
Shareholders and managing directly and indirectly 50 employees.
Responsible for strategy development and execution and full responsibility
for Balance Sheet and P&L. Responsible for strategic alliances, enhancing the products offering into target areas. Managing the projects’ execution teams and being a prime liaison person with clients’ Senior Management.

Owner

2003 - 2008
Sztukiewicz Corp - Warsaw, Poland , Building 92

The local governments’ contracting company, covering small and medium
size projects in the area of general construction. Employed 50 full time
workers and a number of casual workers depending on the work flow.
Responsible for strategic planning and preparing strategic goals and
oversaw its implementation to ensure continuing operations and to
maximize returns on investments. Supervised projects’ valuation as well
as budgets of existing projects and prepared tender bids. Negotiated with
other service providers and sub-contractors of consortium’s terms and
conditions. Managed projects’ timetable in accordance with guidelines
obtained and agreed upon with contracting authorities; maintained fundraising
for the projects. Maintained high standards of employee satisfaction
as well as excellent standard of service provided. Skilled in handling staff as
well as exposed with recruitment process and selection of key personnel
such as engineers, middle level managers and crew staff members.

Chief Financial Officer

2000 - 2003
HSBC Poland

HSBC, the investment arm of the HSBC Group in Poland offering its
customers wide range of products within equity markets, treasury
and CF&A. Directly reported to the Country CEO and Group CFO and
managing a team of 3 qualified accountants and 5 operations/settlement
officers. Responsible for the overall finance functions in the organization
including liaison with the Finance group and ensuring that standards,
policies and procedures for the whole operations in Poland are in line
with International Accounting Standards and HSBC Principles. Maintained
forecasts for business lines and products in accordance with the Group
standards. Involved in strategic planning as well as budget preparation
including those for funding and implementation of programs. Directed the
successful implementation of the MIS system in compliance with the Group’s reporting requirements as well as with local authorities such as Securities Commission, Stock Exchange and National Depository. Liaised closely with auditors for the statutory accounts preparation. Involved in the recruitment of key staff members including Operations Manager & Chief Accountant.

Financial Controller

1996 - 2000
ING Baring Securities Poland - Warsaw, Poland

Deputy & Chief Accountant

1995 - 1996
Faxon Electronics (Marubeni) - Warsaw, Poland

The company is one of Poland’s major distributors of Canon’s office
equipment and other office supplies. Directly reported to the Chief
Executive Officer, managing a team of 3 qualified accountants.
Supervised the upgrading of the financial system to ERP class
solution. Managed statutory accounts in close liaison with auditors;
took care of receivables collection. Prepared management accounts
and ad-hoc reports for management and Marubeni Head Office.

Accountant & Freight Cashier

1993 - 1995
Mearsk Line - Warsaw, Poland

Polish agency of one of the biggest container carriers MAERSK LINE.
Reported to Head of Finance and was initially responsible for the sales
ledger & fixed assets register. Promoted to freight cashier position where
duties include receivables collection. Successfully implemented and
incorporated the fixed assets register within the ERP system. Identified
potential risks in receivables collection procedures and advised management
that lead to the improvement in the system. Significantly reduced bad
debts by collecting accounts receivables over 180 days by US$ 550K.

Skills

Skills

Leadership

Strategy Formulation

Business Process Mapping

Performance Management

Start-up Planning

Business Development

US GAAP

ABC / ABM

Planning & Budgeting

IFRS

ERP Implementation

Project Management

Raising Debt/Equity

MS Office

EPM Implementation

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Joomla CMS & php

Education

Education

Masters in Finance & Banking

1993 - 1995
University of Banking and Insurance - Warsaw, Poland

Grade: Distinction

Teacher Diploma

1991 - 1993
Teachers College - Siedlce, Poland

Grade: Distinction

High School Diploma

1986 - 1991
High School -  Siedlce, Poland

Grade: Distinction

References

  • Dr. Abbas AlKhater (CEO) at Harvest Training Center in Manama, Bahrain.

Phone: +97333337236

Email : khatiras@harvestraining.com

  • Rafał Bednarek (Senior Manager) at Accenture in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Phone: +971554057786

Email: rav.bednarek@gmail.com

  • Artur Michałowski (Operations Manager) at HSBC Poland in Warsaw, Poland

Phone: +48607167586