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CV, Bulgaria Based Finance Manager Targeting Europe

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 27246
(11/05/1964, male)
List top 5 skills: • assets management, • staff recruitment, budgeting, cost forecasts/budgets, finance management/controlling, taxation
Short Bio:

LC Waikiki Retail BG, http://www.lcwaikiki.com/en-US , Apparel & Fashion business  Production and retail sales of clothes, shoes and accessories. IX.2010 – 01.VII.2015
Chief Accountant / Finance Manager
X.2009 – VIII.2010, maternity leave substitute, Danfoss Bulgaria, http://www.danfoss.com/Bulgaria/ /Climate and Energy/, Chief Accountant
XI.2008 – X.2009, Penny Market Bulgaria, http://www.penny.bg/ , (REWE Group subsidiary) /retial, FMCG – foods, chain ot stores discount type/ , CFO

Current location: 

Sofia, Bulgaria - View on map

Nationality: 

Bulgarian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, Retail Wholesale and Purchasing

Spoken languages: 

bulgarian, english, russian

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

afghanistan, africa, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua & Barbuda, Arabia, Saudi, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Asia, Australia, austria, azerbaijan, Bahamas, The, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, St.Eustat, Saba, bosnia and herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, brazil, British Indian Ocean T., British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, canada, Cape Verde, Caribbean, the, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Central America, Chad, Chile, china, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Dem. Rep. of the, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Dubai, East Timor (Timor-Leste), ecuador, egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, ethiopia, eygpt, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Terr., Gabon, Gambia, the, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey and Alderney, Guiana, French, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Equatorial, Guyana, Haiti, Heard & McDonald Is.(AU), Honduras, Hong Kong, (China), Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia



Languages (Note fluency)

1. Bulgarian  mother tongue;

2. English  fluent;

3. German  good, prepare reports in German.

Career Summary

Current company LC Waikiki Retail BG, http://www.lcwaikiki.com/en-US ,
Apparel & Fashion business
Production and retail sales of clothes, shoes and accessories.

Current position Chief Accountant / Finance Manager

IX.2010 – 01.VII.2015

– Monthly reporting – preparation of group financial and management reports, analysis of variances vs. Budget and reforecast.

– Tax return prepare, tax reporting consultations;

– People management , providing leadership & coaching, personnel assessment (360% degree system), Situational Leadership II practice, balance score cards performance management;

– to prepare and process complex general ledger entries, asset management transactions, capital accruals, and investment plans and analysis ;

– to provide consultative and analytic support on complex accounting issues to Bank operations;

– to maintain a strong working knowledge in areas such as leases, fixed assets, benefits accounting, financial statements disclosures, and other relevant areas;

– key user and project manager responsible for the corporate ERP system’s (Navision) implementation in Macedonia, Albania, Egypt.

– Key contact for auditors, banks & insurers;

– Direct responsibility: 5 subordinates and multicultural project teams in 3 countries (9 employees by now); indirect responsibility: whole organization  295 employees.

X.2009 – VIII.2010
Maternity leave substitute, Danfoss Bulgaria,
http://www.danfoss.com/Bulgaria/ /Climate and Energy/, Chief Accountant 

Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations

Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.

Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.

Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow, management reporting for submission to HQ in Denmark..

Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries

Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.

Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy

Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of costoverruns. Direct responsibility: 2 subordinates.

XI.2008 – X.2009,
Penny Market Bulgaria, http://www.penny.bg/ , (REWE Group subsidiary) /retial, FMCG – foods, chain ot stores discount type/ , Managing CFO:

* Management of BG National Discount, together with COO for Penny Market Bulgaria;

* Finance management and cash flow protection for the reaching of the operative and strategic purposes (at short period and in the long term). Operative targets pursuit and People Management , reaching of budgeted purposes;

* Tax return prepare, tax reporting consultations;;

* Coordination of the good safekeeping of the investment property of the enterprise and the permanent optimization of the investment flows;

* Cost centers control in the departments of Logistics, Accounting, IT and HR;

* Planned and Approved Budgets for the Bulgarian Enterprise together with COO  I have prepared first 5-year’s plan for the start-up and further business development on the Bulgarian market;

* Principal of all IT projects (SAP, WWS Billa’s software for commercial management);

* Contact person for all stakeholders.

* Direct responsibility: 29 subordinates; indirect responsibility: Whole organization Penny BG  470 employees;

III.2006-IX.2008
ZOBELE BULGARIA EOOD, http://www.zobele.com/ /producer of fragrances for the office, home, car and garden as Air Wick, Glaid, Ambi Pur, etc./, CFO & Deputy Plant Manager

 Financial reporting, financial management, annual financial report;

 Tax return prepare, tax reporting consultations;

 Internal control, Strategic and operative planning;

 Staff recruitment, personnel management, multicultural team management

(Spain & Italy) for a project purposes;

 Implementation of SAP FI/CO;

 Assets management;

 Contact person for local authorities and partners in banking, insurance, auditors, etc.;

 Direct responsibility: 5 subordinates; indirect responsibility: Whole organization Zobele BG  340 employees.

 V.2000 – XII.2005,
Dr. Oetker Bulgaria EOOD,
http://www.oetker.bg/oetker_bg/html/default/home / Sales of FMCG at the biggest chain of stores – METRO, Billa, Kaufland, HIT, Ramstore local one – under the brand of “Dr. Oetker”/ , Finance and administration manager;

 Direct responsibility: 5 subordinates; indirect responsibility: Whole organization Dr. Oetker  25 employees.

IV.1997 – III.2000,
DAEWOO Motors-Bulgaria OOD, / sales of DAEWOO cars and spare parts/, Chief Accountant;

 At Dr. Oetker & DAEWOO Motors core responsibilities were:

1) Financial management, Accounting supervision;

2) Tax return prepare, tax reporting consultations;

3) Controlling, management accounting;

4) Accounting software implementation and support;

Education

 III.2002 – XII.2003
CIMA (Certified Institute of Management Accounting) – London;
Financial management; International Financial Accounting Standards

X.1999-X.2001
Economic University of Sofia
Accounting – Master’s degree

IX.1990-IV.1995
Economic University of Sofia
Corporate finance, Financial management -Master’s degree

IX.1982-VIII.1987
High Military School in Shumen- Specialization: Automatic systems for a data processing – Master of Science;