Michał Breguła

Michał Breguła

Finance Manager with experience on corporate level in business and financial controlling focusing on change and process efficiency

Work experience

Work experience
Jul 2013 - Present

Finance Solution Owner

Ramirent Group

I am responsible for the structure of the financial and governance model in the company including harmonizing and optimizing finance processes. I'm managing Risk Management process and supervise the Internal Control Environment.

I also act in the role of Project Manager transforming all Accounting activities into one Shared Service Center.

I report directly to the Head of Group Finance.

Dec 2012 - Jun 2013

Project Manager

Ramirent Group

On this position I was responsible for implementation of the new ERP system in Group HQ together with insourcing accounting function.

My tasks included:

- Planning and coordination of project milestones, resources and scope;

- Assuring proper integration with external applications (Invoice workflow, treasury, payment factory and others)

- Implementing financial processes and routines;

- Preparing testing and training sessions.

Jul 2009 - Jun 2013

Business Controller Central Europe


As Business Controller I coordinated the Controlling activities within the Central Europe operations (Poland, Hungary, Czech and Slovakia).

I coordinated and verified the budgeting process together with strategic and tactical plans. Together with the country management teams and local CFOs I was identifying improvement areas to reach profitability and efficiency targets.

In addition I acted as a Financial Controller, contacting with external auditors, assuring compliance with IFRS and local legislation

I took active part in monthly reporting, consolidating results on segment level and providing relevant managerial reports to the Senior Management.

Oct 2005 - Jun 2009

Senior Financial Analyst

Kraft Foods Polska

As member of the factory Controlling team I was reponsible for standard plant Controlling activities like:

  • Preparing of plant budgets and monitoring variances;
  • Management reporting (manual);
  • Calculation of transfer prices for inter-co customers
  • Providing with requested financial analysis concerning new product costs
  • Headcount, savings and other financial ad hoc analysis
  • Providing financial justification for new Capex projects
  • Assurance of applying financial accounting according to US GAAP and company policies including Internal Control
Feb 2005 - Sep 2005

Junior Management Controller

Saint Gobain Glass

I was responsible for Controlling activities using SAP/R3 environment:

  • Budgeting
  • Financial reporting (IFRS) to consolidation tool
  • CO module administrator
  • Ensure appliance with company policies and Internal Control regulations

Aug 2003 - Jan 2005

Financial Analyst

Kraft Foods
  • Assistance in preparing factory budgets and monitor variances;
  • Monthly reporting;
  • Member of ‘Continuous Improvement of Production team;
  • Providing with requested financial analysis concerning new product costs, Capex, savings and other financial ad hoc analysis
Aug 2002 - Jul 2003

Management Trainee

Kraft Foods Polska
  • Participant of Management Trainee program in two location (Cieszyn and Poznan)


2003 - 2010


Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

The global body for professional accountants. It assures qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. 

2000 - 2001

MBA in Financial Management

The University of Hull
1997 - 2002


Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu - National Louis University w Nowym Sączu


- Financial Management

- e-Business


  • 2014 Internal Control – COSO 2013 workshop (PwC)
  • 2013 Project Management (PMI) – Hanken & Stockholm School of Economics;
  • 2012 Management by Objectives – Międzynarodowa Platforma Szkoleniowa;
  • 2011 Management Platform – leadership and communication;(internal Ramirent training for high potentials);
  • US GAAP (internal Kraft Foods training);
  • Controlling – Cost and Performance Management (BDO)