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Michał Breguła

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

Work experience

Jul 2013Present

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 2012Jun 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 2009Jun 2013

Business Controller Central Europe

Ramirent

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 2005Jun 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 2005Sep 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 2003Jan 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 2002Jul 2003

Management Trainee

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

Education

20032010

ACCA

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. 

20002001

MBA in Financial Management

The University of Hull
19972002

Master

Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu - National Louis University w Nowym Sączu

Specialties:

- Financial Management

- e-Business

Trainings

  • 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)