Hands-on experience from Strategic Projects within Operations and Finance; Risk Management, Governance, Compliance, Internal Control, Audit, Corporate Finance, Accounting and Shared Service Center Processes
-Effective communication and interpersonal skills
-Focuses on areas impacting implementation of objectives
-Presents review results information and key points to management in a structured and analytical way
-Shares lessons learned experience with others
-Develops systems, guidelines and training for the team
• Lead strategic projects with high visibility
• Managed stakeholder communications
• Monitored, followed up and reported status to executive management
− Performed risk assessments, evaluated control environment and identified high visibility issues, prepared Finance, Operations and Compliance Audit plans, carried out audit assignments. Managed Whistleblowing Channel. Monitored and reported status of Audit activities to Audit Committee, followed up actions − Interacted with all business areas in order to strengthen the compliance and internal control. Developed audit programs and effective processes (including training, advice and support) to ensure that planned audits are effectively carried out. Developed effective communication with management and staff at all levels to resolve complex ssues. Utilized knowledge and network of specialists/experts management which helped identification of high impact recommendations. Established trusted and effective relations which helped to identify, relate issues to complex root causes − With planning, process skills and knowledge about the company organization, implemented brand new audit process. 70 (record high number) highly specialized audits were carried out in a coordinated manner first time. Highlighted critical operational and compliance issues in several Business Units and Projects in UK, Brazil, Malaysia and Norway which resulted in setting up special task forces. Assisted Business Area Management to investigate and resolve operational issues in Intercompany, Commission Payments, Project Reporting, Tendering and Finance Processes.
− Implementation Lead For SOX Compliant Finance And Administrative Shared Service Centers In Romania (100 Employees), Mexico (60 Employees) And China (250 Employees). − Lead Preparation Of Shared Service Process Documentations, Training, Management Of Accounting Teams And Transfer Of Country Specific Processes From Units To Shared Service Centers In Shanghai, Mexico And Romania.
Carried Out Strategic Audits With Leading Role And People Management Responsibility: − Project Management (Poland, Russia, Germany, Ukraine), Excess And Obsolete Inventory (Belgium, Germany), Sales Forecasting And Demand Planning (Germany, Belgium, Italy, Turkey, UK, Austria), Software Development Center Operations (India), SAP Implementation, Information Systems Review (UK Turkey, Germany), Submarine Cables Operations (Denmark), Reinsurance (Luxemburg), Call Center Applications (UK), Accounts Payable And Purchasing (Belgium, Turkey, Ireland), General Reviews (Latvia, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Russia, Finland, Ireland, UK), HR Mobility And Performance Evaluation (Belgium, Netherlands) − Interunit E-Invoicing (France), Sarbanes Oxley Project Implementation (Belgium And Germany)
Carried Out Strategic Audits With Leading Role: Credit Management (UK, Norway, HQ), Payphone And Electronic Payments, General IS Controls (Sweden, Turkey), Industry Batteries (Sweden)
Managed financial audit and consultancy assignments. Shell (Exploration and Production, Refinery and Marketing), Amoco, Aker and Kvaerner Engineering. Compaq, Amoco Oil, Moore Corporation, Oslo Airport, Norgesparken (Disneyland of Norway), BNP, Chemical Bank. "SENIOR CONSULTANT - MANAGEMENT FOR HIRE " − Shell Norway Internal Audit. Reviews of Petroleum taxes, Stock management, Gas Sales, Review of a major oil platform construction project (Draugen), Pension fund management, Refinery Finance function, Customer Card management. − Vinmonopolet Chief Controller for 3 plants and 13 staff "AUDIT ASSISTANT" Assisted to multinational client audits for Turkpetrol, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Dresser Rand, CBS Records, Ogilvy & Mathers, AEG, BCCI, NCR, Roche, Bosch.
1983-1987 BOSPHORUS UNIVERSITY ISTANBUL, TURKEY - BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT − Business School, Major in Accounting and Finance, 4 years
Bosphorus (Bogazici) University consistently ranks highest in Turkey, having the most number of applicants via the Turkish university entrance examinations. This allows Boğaziçi University to attract many of the highest scoring students; as well as having the most preferred Business School programs in Turkey. The language of instruction is English. Boğaziçi University is the only Turkish University among first 200 universities worldwide according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2013-2014." http://boun.edu.tr/en-US/Index 1999/2000 PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Finance, Operations, Financial Audit, Internal Audit, Sarbanes Oxley, Risk Assessments, Accounting, Project Management, SAP, Process Improvement
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