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CV, CFO Targeting London Based Co With Operations In Bulgaria Or Balka

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 31345
(07/30/1966, male)
List top 5 skills: consultant, finance director, financial controller, financial manager
Short Bio:

 I have +18 years of Senior Management experience in Finance and Accounting;
 I can be efficient in different business environments, where growth or change management has to be applied;
 I feel competent in production, services industries, trade and finance operations;
 I am seeking a Senior Managerial Role in company in need of greater financial efficiency;
 I have worked with people from many different nationalities;

 Friendly and empathetic character, tolerant to different opinions;

Current location: 

Sofia-city, Bulgaria - View on map

Nationality: 

Bulgarian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, General Management

Spoken languages: 

bulgarian, english, russian

Locations I am interested in working:

bulgaria, United Kingdom

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

bulgaria, United Kingdom



Profile

 I have +18 years of Senior Management experience in Finance and Accounting;

 I can be efficient in different business environments, where growth or change management has to be applied;

 I feel competent in production, services industries, trade and finance operations;

 I am seeking a Senior Managerial Role in company in need of greater financial efficiency;

Professional Experience

02/2014 – PRESENT
Chief Financial Officer

 I am responsible for all operational, financial, and accounting management and control

 I negotiate with banks for credits, guarantees, exchange operations, etc.

 I interact with taxation authorities, external auditors and the state administration

 I am responsible for the preparation, management and control of the company budget, cost control and delivery procurement procedures

Bulgarian financial company – nationwide covering, headquartered in Sofia

Dates 09/2008 – 04/2013
Position Chief Financial Officer

Main Responsibilities I was responsible for:

– Overall operational, financial and accounting management, also additional human resources processes and control – managing a team of 8 people;

– Bad debt collection – legal procedures, law office interactions, daily controlling procedures;

– Handling negotiations with banks for loans and overdrafts, guarantees, L/C, exchange operations,flexible forwards etc.

– Interaction with taxation authorities and the state administration;

– The strategy guidelines, preparation management and control of the company budget:

– Sole preparation of CATERPILLAR annual FMRG report;

Employer ELTRAK Bulgaria (Caterpillar), Ltd, Sofia (Trade)

Dates 03/2008 – 09/2008
Position Financial Controller

Main Responsibilities – I had 30 direct reports, 3 departments and controlling units

– I managed the company’s budget, financial reporting, and financial flows control

– I created, amended and monitored controlling procedures of cash funds, planning, procurement, etc.

Employer Sofiyska Voda EAD, Sofia (Services & Utilities)

Dates 08/2005 – 03/2007
Position Financial Controller (Senior Management position)

Main Responsibilities I was in charge of:

– All initial setup of company operations locally – a full start up (including labour contracts and accounting) – relocation of UK foil producer BACO in Bulgaria;

– Setting up outside of Bulgaria the information system, according to mother company requirements with global deploy team;

– Whole operational, financial, and accounting management and close interaction with Alcoa Shared services center for Europe in Hungary;

– Negotiations with banks loans and overdrafts, guarantees, exchange operations, etc.;

– The preparation management and control of the company budget;

– Regular interaction with different internationally located business units;

– Compliance with US Sarbanes and Oxley Regulations.

Employer Alcoa Packaging Bulgaria Ltd., Stara Zagora (Production of Aluminium Foils and Cling Film)

Dates 10/2004 – 06/2005
Position Chief Financial Officer

Main Responsibilities – I had 8 direct reports in Accounting and Financial departments;

– I was appointed by a London investment fund;

– I was responsible for all operational, financial, and accounting management;

– I created, amended and monitored controlling procedures of cash funds, planning, procurement, etc.;

– I regularly prepared and sent management reports to the Investment fund.

Employer Balkan Press JSC, Sofia (Media, Printing & Publishing)

Dates 11/2003 – 06/2004
Position Financial Controller (Senior Management, reporting directly to CEO and Board)

Main Responsibilities – I managed and mentored 6 direct reports in Control department, alongside with constant monitoring of Accounting;

– I was responsible for all operational, financial and accounting management;

– I handled negotiations with banks and suppliers;

– I organised and monitored controlling procedures for cash & merchandise of 15000 positions and many delivery checks;

Employer Euro JSC, Sofia, Bulgaria (Commerce)

Dates 1. 1998 – 2002; 2. 2002 – 09/2003; 3. 1997 – 1998; 4. 1996 – 1998
Position
1. Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accountant
2. Chief Financial Officer and Director Investors’ Relations
3. Human Resources Manager, Financial Consultant & Representative of the Chairman of the Board of Directors
4. Financial Analyst and Account Specialist

Main Responsibilities I was responsible and appointed for:

– Overall operational, financial and accounting management of company

– Negotiations with banks, liaison with tax authorities and state administration

– Managing Payroll, Cost Calculation and Pricing, and Supplies and Material Stores (Import,Export) having a team of 40 people;

– Contact with State Securities Exchange Commission and Bulgarian Stock Exchange

– Reports to foreign investors, and combined work on financial policy starting 2001;

– Management of the implementation of ERP system for the company

– All organization and functional relations between departments, management and employees, as well as the improvement of the employees professional and functional working profiles taking the HR management role.

Employer Hemusmark AD, Bourgas, Bulgaria (Stationery)
Dates 1995 – 1996
Position Branch Office Chief Accountant

Main Responsibilities I was in charge of overall operational, financial and accounting management of the bank branch;

Employer SLAVYANI Commercial Bank, Bourgas, Bulgaria (Banking)

Dates 1993 – 1995
Position Financial Manager

Main Responsibilities – I managed the finance of the company, drawing up cash flows, budgets, forecasts;

– I ran the financial analysis activity and foreign currency transactions;

– I was working on the marketing strategy, and the transition to direct marketing, targeting the right segment;

– I redesigned business, including mission and value statement;

– I renovated with the company owners the corporate culture and functional relations;

– I did the research for finding the right software product for the company.

Employer Dolphin Press Publishing and Marketing Company, Bourgas, Bulgaria (Media, Printing & Publishing)

Dates 1992 – 1993
Position Bank Specialist “International Documentary Payments” and Currency Exchange Dealer

Main Responsibilities – I was authorized to wire transactions through the SWIFT system;

– I was responsible for the bank’s L/C and cheque payments

– I made Foreign currency exchange transactions, and personal and commercial c/a and deposits

Employer STROY Bank, Bourgas, Bulgaria (Banking)

Education

Dates 1987 – 1991
Qualification Master of Economics – Accounting, Analysis and Financial Control
Main Subjects Graduated with excellence; Main subjects: Accounting, Financial Analysis and Control
Educational Institution Economic University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria

Dates 1980 – 1985
Qualification High School Diploma
Main Subjects Graduated with excellence; High School Curriculum with emphasis on the English language
Educational Institution English Language School, Bourgas, Bulgaria

Personal Competencies

Mother Tongue Bulgarian

European Reference Listening Reading Conversation Presentation Writing
English Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent

Russian Good Good Good Good Basic

Social Competences and Skills
 Friendly and empathetic character, tolerant to different opinions;

 Experienced people manager.

Organizational Competences and Skills
s  Bookkeeping and financial analysis;

 Bank operations and financial transactions;

 Creating, developing, and putting into effect controlling procedures for cash, merchandise, inventory, assets, staff, etc.;

 Corporate financial management and strategic targeting;

 Change management, reorganization, and change of corporate culture;

 Cash Flows, Budgets, and Revenue forecasts;

 Cost Value calculation and pricing.

Computer Skills
MS Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Accounting Software