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CV, Experienced Finance Manager Targeting UK

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Serial No: 22702

List top 5 skills: business administration manager, corporate credit controller, finance manager, managerial accountant
Short Bio:

With my solid working experience in past 22 years in IC I managed to achieve expertise in business and financial fields. I participated in all companies’ projects as Finance Manager on a daily basis, decision making at highest level as a consultant on tax and business issues, companies organization as a senior specialist, Worked closely with highest corporate management on financial, strategic, analytic and reporting issues. I, therefore, feel well equipped to deal with any task I might be called upon to carry out.

Current location: 

City of Zagreb, Croatia - View on map

Nationality: 

Croatian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, Admin and Clerical, multilingual

Spoken languages: 

Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, english, german, italian, Macedonian, Serbian, Swedish

Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom



Professional Overview

Finance Manager; Financial Controller; Corporate Credit Controller; Account Supervisor; Payroll Manager; Business Administration Manager; Operational and Project Manager

Skills

• Languages

Croatian (native); English (C1); Albanian (C1); Swedish (B1); Russian (B1); Italian (A2); German (A2)

• Software

Microsoft Office application – Word, Excel, Internet, Photoshop, Power Point, Access

Accounting software – SAP, 4D Wand, Pantheon, Navision, Sage, Synesis, Thinker’s Vision

• Organizational / managerial skills

Leadership – (I was responsible for a team up to 20 persons); Time management; Communication skills

• Job-related skills

Good command of implementation financial IT system; Organizational Complex Problem Solving

Education & Qualifications

 

15 September 2011 – 15 September 2013

MA Business Administration (Management, Finance and International Business), international program taught in English language

University of Bergamo, Bergamo (Italy)

05 December.2009

Certificate for Certified Internal Auditor

Zagreb (Croatian Association of Accountants and Financial Experts)

01 October 2004 – 30 September 2009

BA Business Administration (Accounting and Finance)

University of Split, Zagreb (Croatia)

Career Summary

 

01 FEBRUARY 2010 – 31 JULY 2011

Finance Manager / Account Supervisor / Corporate Credit Controller

Sofidel papir d.o.o., Zagreb (Croatia)(Sofidel SpA group Italy)

Key responsibilities:

 Manage all financial and managerial accounting activities for business operations;

 Generate financial reports related to budgets, AR, AP, expenses, fixed assets, payrolls;

 Perform financial analysis, finance internal and external reporting (VAT, PL, BS); month end annual closing activities (account reconciliation, revenue accounting, expense accounting, etc.);

 Prepare tax schedules and coordinate tax work papers for tax group;

 Within group reconciliation and managing activities for consolidation;

 Work with internal and external auditors during reviews and audits to ensure full and accurate reports;

 Monitor and manage credit payments and invoice payments; Manage account payables and receivables activities; Supervise the daily operational tasks of the credit and collections team; Review and release payments by the company.

01 MAY 2009 – 31 JANUARY 2010

FINANCE MANAGER / ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR / PAYROLL MANAGER / RISK MANAGER / COST CONTROLLING MANAGER

RABALUX RASVJETA D.O.O., ZAGREB (CROATIA)(RABALUX GROUP HUNGARY)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 MANAGE ALL FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING ACTIVITIES FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS;

 PERFORM FINANCIAL ANALYSIS, FINANCE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL REPORTING; MONTH END AND ANNUAL CLOSING ACTIVITIES (ACCOUNT RECONCILIATION, REVENUE ACCOUNTING, EXPENSE ACCOUNTING, ETC.);

 PREPARE MANAGEMENT REPORTS, INCLUDING FLASH REPORT, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, MONTHLY MANAGEMENT DASHBOARD, KPI REPORTS FOR SALES AND PRODUCTION ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE COMPANY.

 PERFORM FINANCIAL ANALYSIS, FINANCE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL REPORTING (VAT, PL, BS); MONTH END ANNUAL CLOSING ACTIVITIES (ACCOUNT RECONCILIATION, REVENUE ACCOUNTING, EXPENSE ACCOUNTING, ETC.);

 DAILY MANAGEMENT OF AP AND AR, PRICING, RECONCILIATION WITH OFFERS

 PREPARE PERFORMANCE FORECAST AND CASH FLOW OUTLOOK FOR THE COMPANY’S INVESTMENT PROJECTS.

 MONITOR AND MANAGE CREDIT PAYMENTS AND INVOICE PAYMENTS;; SUPERVISE THE DAILY OPERATIONAL TASKS OF THE CREDIT AND COLLECTIONS TEAM; COMMUNICATION WITH CLIENTS’ BANKS TO COLLECT DEBT

 REVIEW AND RELEASE PAYMENTS BY THE COMPANY.

01 NOVEMBER 2007 – 30 APRIL 2009

Outsourcing Finance Manager for start-up and SME companies/Payroll manager –

Confida Zagreb, Zagreb (Croatia)(Confida group Austria)

Key responsibilities:

 Manage all financial accounting activities for business operations;

 External and internal reporting and analysis (PL,BS,VAT)

 Outsourcing accounting and finance service for start-up international companies until they were able to employ they own accountant. Clients: Arcelor mittal d.o.o. (Luxeburg); CEWE color d.o.o. (Austria); Cognoscere d.o.o.(Italy);Delta nova linija d.o.o. (Austria); Direkt marketing (Austria); Efikasno i sigurno d.o.o. (Austria); Ekonomska sigurnost d.o.o. (Austria); French elementary school (France); Golf i jedrenje d.o.o. (Austria); Hochmueller i partneri d.o.o. (Austria); Lexen plovila d.o.o. (Austria); Lovran nekretnine d.o.o. (Austria); Magnum Gamma d.o.o. (Austria); Magnum Nautica d.o.o. (Austria); Megabord d.o.o. (Austria); MK Servis d.o.o. (Austria); MK servis za jahte d.o.o. (Austria); Pacifik – croatia d.o.o. (Croatia); Parexel d.o.o. (USA-Germany); QPB Adriatic d.o.o. (USA-Ireland); Radar festival d.o.o. (Austria); Schachinger d.o.o. (Germany); Schoener wohnen d.o.o. (Gerany); Seminarium d.o.o. (Germany); Školski servis d.o.o. (Croatia); Vile Botinec d.o.o. (USA-Ireland); W2005/ 29 dvadeset devet d.o.o. (USA-UK); W2005/ 28 dvadeset osam d.o.o. (USA-UK); WIKA Croatia d.o.o. (Austria).

01 JANUARY 2004 – 31 OCTOBER 2007

Business Administration Manager / Operational and Project Manager

Boje media d.o.o., Zagreb (Croatia)

Key responsibilities:

 Manage all financial and managerial accounting activities for business operations; reports and analysis

 Carry out departmental or organizational goals, policies and procedures

 Direct and oversee an organization’s financial and budgetary activities

 Manage general activities related to making products and providing services

 Innovate by applying new technologies in the workplace

 Consult with other executives, staff and board members about operations

 Negotiate or approve contracts and agreements

 Appoint department heads and managers

 Analyze financial statements, sales reports and other performance indicators

 Identify places to cut costs and to improve performance, policies and programs

01 MAY 2003 – 31 DECEMBER 2003

Customer service officer / Bill and Account Collector / Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerk – Croatia Klimatechnik d.o.o., Zagreb (Croatia)

Key responsibilities:

 Communicating with customers, invoicing, collecting payments, organizing sales

01 APRIL 2000 – 31 OCTOBER 2000

Customer service officer / Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerk

Svjetionik d.o.o., Zagreb (Croatia)

Key responsibilities:

 Communicating with customers, invoicing, collecting payments, organizing sales

01 APRIL 1999 – 30 SEPTEMBER 1999

Administrative Clerk

Law office Škarica and partners, Zagreb (Croatia)

Key responsibilities:

 Day to day basis administration work in office; Registration of start-up companies at Trade Court and other relevant state Authorities; Communication with clients.

01 AUGUST 1990 – 30 APRIL 1994

Postal Service Clerk / Banking Service Clerk / Foreign exchange Clerk

Croatian Post and Telecommunication d.d., Zagreb (Croatia)

Key responsibilities:

 Tasks in a post office, such as receiving letters and parcels; sell postage and revenue stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes;

 Fill out and sell money orders; Banking service (payments, account opening, reporting); Exchange service (exchange of foreign currencies in money and other instruments)