Paulo Jorge Teixeira Vieira

Paulo Jorge Teixeira Vieira

Corporate Finance Executive

  • Madeira Portugal
  • 00351962349188

Developed deep managerial and corporate financial executive experience, administered CFO-level operations for firms of all sizes. Analyzed acquisitions, divestitures, and mergers for profitability and long-term viability. Raised debt funding from traditional banks and asset-based lenders. Restructured economical and financial operations to ensure, companies sustainability and legal/tax compliance.

Work History
Work History
2015 - Present
Chairman of the Board – Administration 
Empresa Jornalística Madeira, Lda (madeira/Portugal)

Working as Corporate Finance Executive for the Madeira Island Regional Government, was designated Chairman of the Board of a public media company, named EJM Ltd, with the mission to restructure and reorganize the whole company, from economical and financial point of view, in order to place this financial public participation in the Government reprivatisation program.      

  • Developed a global cost reduction plan in the company operation, including a severe workforce reduction program, a completely new final product (newspaper) and a new distribution method.
  • Promoted the reduction of the annual budget and exploitation deficit, decreasing also the equity needs.
  • Restructured company balance sheet, namely trough a debt/equity reorganization program to convert debt to equity (debt refinancing, share capital reduction and increase, etc.).
2001 - 2015
Chief Financial Officer (C.F.O.) - Management Board

Head of the financial area of the entire perimeter of the group, with particular focus on the relationship with commercial and investment banking, study and implementation of financial operations. Performed several managerial positions on investment evaluation, strategic planning & organizational leadership, reporting, monitoring companies and businesses, business analysis and reports.

  • Managed financial planning for the development and construction of 1.000 residential flats in five years.
  • Performed assessments of tax position (planning/auditing), regulatory requirements, operations and financing.
  • Reviewed finance organization and established new organizational structure.
  • Presented executive reports to equity and debt investors concerning viability of several investments.
1998 - 2001
Corporate Banker – Corporate Business Department
BCP-Banco Comercial Português S.A.(madeira/Portugal) BANIF – Banco Internacional do Funchal S.A.

Responsible for creating new business relationships and developing existing relationships with large corporate and small business clients portfolio, helping them to manage their finances, developing their business and financing their operations.

  • Provided debt, foreign exchange, letters of credit, and cash management services to business/corporate clients.
  • Assisted clients on mergers and acquisitions expansion operations.
  • Advised clients on debt/equity capital markets and implemented long and short-term financial plans.
1996 - 1998
Credit Risk Analyst – Risk Assessment Department
BANIF–Banco Internacional Funchal (lisbon,Portugal)

Reviewed the financial statements and investments projects of small, medium and big companys, then analyzed the data, summarize and create credit reports that are given to credit committees to make final financing decision.

  • Assessed and evaluated the risk of companies/clients asking for financial loans.
  • Prepared reports based upon technical evaluation to help make decisions on lending and credit-worthiness and developed several market/sector reports and benchmark.
Post Graduation Degree in Financial Analysis
ISEG/IDEFE - Lisbon School Economics & Management (Portugal) 
Post Graduation Degree in Corporate Tax 
Faculty of Economics at Coimbra University       (Coimbra, Portugal)
Graduation Degree in Business Administration 
Faculty of Economics at Coimbra University     (Coimbra, Portugal)
2016 - Present
CEFA (Certified European Financial Analyst)
European Federation of Financial Analysts (EFFAS)
2014 - Present
European Commission Independent Expert
European commission

Projects evaluation under the Horizon 2020 Programme

2001 - Present
Licensed Economist 
Portuguese Economists Association
1997 - Present
Chartered Accountant
Portuguese Chartered Accounts  Association
Languages tech skills  
Portuguese (Mother Tongue)
English (Fluent)

IELTS Certificate (Overall band 7.0 – Academic Test)

ERP (PHC and Primavera Software)
MS Office (Word,Excel, Powerpoint)