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CV, Internal Auditor Seeking Work In Europe

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Serial No: 40917

List top 5 skills: accounting, audit, finance, financial analysis, internal audit, project management
Short Bio:

Internal Auditor - Poland Wroclaw Aug 2015 – up to now
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Job duties/responsibilities:

Researching and assessing risk management processes (operations, financial, SOX audits);

Providing ad hoc advice and guidance to managers and staff at all levels;

Performing risk assessments on key business activities;

Anticipating emerging issues through research

Current location: 

Województwo dolnośląskie, Poland - View on map

Nationality: 

Ukrainian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, Banking Insurance and Financial Services, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english, russian, Ukrainian

Locations I am interested in working:

Belgium, Cayman Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom, United States



 

Profile summary

An ambitious and skilled MBA graduate qualified in Financial Management (London Metropolitan University, MBA – distinction) and part qualified ACCA with a “GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH” ©, approach to life and work. Interested in a positions of Finance Controller, Internal Auditor, Finance Analyst in EU area.

 

Skill profile

Professional skills: advisory and assurance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, business and financial/operations analysis, data management, corporate and financial reporting, auditing and accounting, strategic capabilities analysis, due diligence, IFRS, internal audit, financial crimes investigations, GAP/Risk and cost/benefit analysis, consulting, business decision and situational modeling, customer relationship management, sales and marketing, project and team management, budgeting, expenses management and optimization, business planning and operations improvement, accounts reconciliation.

 

Professional expertise

IT, Media and Telecommunications

Marketing and Advertising

Retail/FMCG companies; Banking (Retail and Corporate)

Audit Big 4

Travel

Manufacturing

Consulting

Agricultural production.

 

Interpersonal skills

Handle conflict successfully with multiple stakeholders involved, always search for compromise or mutually beneficial decision and demonstrate patience and self-confidence.

 

Communication skills

Collaborative, positive, friendly, easy-going, continuously seek to improve customer relationship experience, diplomatic attitude and tolerance towards opponents, presentation skills, ability to clearly explain, rephrase and reinforce ideas, ability to persuade and motivate/inspire for action, outstanding listening skills, client interests as a priority, like to serve my clients at highest level, able to identify “the need”, networking skills – finding right people at a right place, ice-breaker and social binder.

Teamwork and management skills: mentoring /coaching skills, teaching and knowledge sharing, abilities to delegate tasks, team coordination/performance management, leadership skills, not afraid of extra work and overtime, love challenges, skills in dealing with difficult personalities and difficult/unexpected situations, process management skills.

 

Analytical and problem solving skills

Observant and skilled at interpreting complex regulations, quickly analyze problem and brainstorm for effective alternative solutions, able to identify main trends and interdependencies in large sets of data and report on the results, keen on information research, data collection and interpretation, understand the language of numbers, possess critical reasoning, ability to break arguments or theories into small parts, conceptualize ideas and devise conclusions with supporting arguments.

 

Self-management skills

Possess strong work ethic, positive attitude, perfect time management and organizational skills, ability to accept and learn from criticism, demonstrate growth mindset and desire for self-accomplishment, self-awareness, stress resistance and stress management, resilience, persistence and perseverance, results-driven, never give up, strategic thinker, dynamic and proactive, self-motivated, strong analytic skills and self-discipline, perfectionism, attention to detail, multitasking, creativity, ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, ability to work under supervision and independently.

 

IT skills

Expert user of EXCEL, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Outlook, Chrome and Opera, experience of using ORACLE and 1C accounting programs, participated in design, implementation and improvement of CRM office program.

 

Education

MBA distinction in Financial Management
London Metropolitan University
Jan 2013 – Apr 2014

Won an 80% scholarship (women in business)) – top 5 student. Courses taken – Strategic Management Leadership, Marketing Business Environment, Systems Operations Management, Performance Management and Control, Corporate Reporting, Accounting and Managerial Finance.

Dissertation/research paper: “Tax Shock Therapy – the last cure or a death pill: which taxation method, income or consumption tax, could have historically revived the U.S. economy and financed budget deficit of the “American dream” more efficiently?”

Bachelor of Business Administration in International Economics
International Christian University, Kiev-Vienna, GPA: 3.36 on 4.0
Sep 2007 – July 2010 – top 10 student;

ACCA – part qualified in progress (fully qualified in 2017);

British Council – Language School, Kiev (Sep 2003 – Mar 2012) taken: Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced;

Institute Française du Kiev – 1-6 module Courses (Sep 2009 – Sep 2010).

 

Professional experience and significant achievements

Internal Auditor – Poland Wroclaw
Aug 2015 – to present
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Job duties/responsibilities:

Researching and assessing risk management processes (operations, financial, SOX audits);

Providing ad hoc advice and guidance to managers and staff at all levels;

Performing risk assessments on key business activities;

Anticipating emerging issues through research and interviews;

Facilitating processes and operations improvement;

Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement;

Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings;

 

Financial Business Analyst
2014 – July 2015
ABTA the Travel Association
London UK Apr
Job duties/responsibilities:

Due diligence and financial statements verification, financial reporting and internal audit;

Overall coordination of all aspects of bonding and financial regulation for individual Members;

Ensuring legal and financial compliance, corporate reporting, management of ABTA’s risk exposure to the scheme of financial protection and risk prevention;

Contributing to the on-going developments of risk management systems of the Association;

Achievement:

Managed, handled and helped over 80 clients with various inquiries a day (phone, email consultations and personal meetings) with the highest level of professional expertise, received praise for client’s satisfaction;

Overseen the risk of financial failure through client communication with one of travel agents and saved the company £70,000.

 

Financial Analyst
Jul 2013 – Mar 2014
Ogilvy & Mather (PR & communications)
London UK + Geometry Global (accounting and supporting activation services)

Job duties/responsibilities:

Helped customers with cost accounting and cost-cutting, project planning and efficient resources utilization;

Advised clients on budget optimization, variances analysis, trends in revenues and expenses analysis;

Preparation, development and analysis of management accounting information and provision of a high quality support service to line managers and Board of Directors;

Generating and utilizing of departmental statistics for use in reporting and performing trend analysis to encourage opportunities for process improvement and increase service delivery experience;

Managing relationships with third-party vendors in UK, including insurance companies, consultants, and pension funds;

Facilitating consistency assurance, maintenance and publication of departmental documentation and communication;

Achievement:

Developed from scratch a fast and straightforward, effective internal audit process to manage company’s pension scheme that increased process operating effectiveness by 50%;

Performed financial crime investigation on pension’s reconciliation that saved the company £500,000 (financial penalty from UK TAX authorities);

Helped a world top 4 tobacco company to achieve consensus with the service provider on advertising budget cuts.

 

Auditor
Mar 2011 – Jan 2013
KPMG Audit Ukraine (Consumer Markets)
Kiev Ukraine

Job duties/responsibilities:

Financial statements and corporate reports preparation under IFRS, due diligence;

Examining and testing company accounts and internal control systems;

Experience in assisting in preparation and auditing of IFRS financial statements (IFRS and Ukrainian accounting standards).

Participation in audits of companies from the following industries: telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, retail supermarkets, agricultural producers, clothes retail;

Performance improvement and process/operations management consulting;

Assurance and due diligence engagements, valuation and budgeting, gauging levels of financial risk within organisations;

Substantive analysis of the client’s financial data (financial position, performance, projections of cash flow).

Achievement:

Managed to establish harmonious and mutually beneficial business relationship with company key client (Retail supermarket) that resulted in a 10% annual revenue increase for KPMG;

Received a promotion within a year to the new position and salary increase plus bonus of 20% of annual salary.

 

External Affairs Manager
Sep 2010 – Jan 2011
Bcontacts company (International trade development)
Kiev, Ukraine

Job duties/responsibilities:

Development and search of financing projects for Ukrainian companies;

Verification of financial data for Credit Analytical reports on buyer solvency;

Assistance on matters of export credit insurance provision for international trade participants;

Direct and indirect sales of company services, negotiations with credit export agencies;

Developing sales leads through prospecting and networking with potential customers;

Events management and meetings organization;

Analysis of customer’s business requirements in related to products, service capability, and provide professional solutions to meet customers’ needs.

Achievement:

Increased company’s annual revenue by 15% through contracts conclusion with international credit export agencies and customers;

Helped a Ukrainian top 10 agricultural producer to attract international financing (over 1,2 million UAH);

 

Junior Customer Care representative
Sep 2008 – April 2010
ING Bank
Kiev, Ukraine

Job duties/responsibilities:

Full customer service – consulting in the area of products for private individuals presented by ING;

Provision of informational support in all matters concerning problems with card related transactions;

Commissions debiting for reissued and new cards;

Chargeback disputes resolution with VIP clients and reporting;

VIP clients accounts management;

Risk monitoring of suspicious transactions assessment;

Archive procedures and database management;

Achievement:

High customer satisfaction, managed to maintain my position during 2008-2010 economic crisis time while combining both studies and work simultaneously;

Risk management tracking that resulted in saving an extremely stressed VIP customer and ING bank up to 1 million UAH;

 

Interests and hobbies

Business industries – IT, media, auditing and accounting, consulting, financial analysis, operations management;

Reading – enjoy reading science fiction novels, psychology and crime and social literature;

Extreme sports – TRX and cross fit training, fond of jogging, skiing, skating, mountaineering and free climbing (have championship awards), play volleyball and do cycling;

Volunteering – helping Fundacja Wrocławskie Hospicjum dla Dzieci (Wroclaw Poland), ARMIA SOS Ukraine – gathering clothes for Ukrainian military officers and soldiers in the East of Ukraine;

Languages – learn French independently with the help of self-educational literature;

Traveling – practice spontaneous low cost trips and self-planned tours.

 

Language

English

Russian

Ukrainian – native speaker

French beginner (self-study)

Polish – beginner.