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CV, Senior Management Controller, Blue Chip background multilingual

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Serial No: 7705

List top 5 skills: analysis / analytical, budgetary control, monthly reporting, strategic thinking, team management skills
Short Bio:

 Day to day Controlling, Cost Killing, Business Cases and Investment Requests reviewing, Periodic Reporting, Budget and Middle Term Planning, IFRS Compliance, Consolidation.
 Team Management and Talent Development. Network animation. Training, including Finance explained to other Functions.
 Adaptability to very rapidly changing environments: Ramp-up phase of an R&D center: +200 employees in 18 months in India. Experienced two reorganizations (Schneider Electric, Valeo) and two mergers (Duferco, Valeo).
 Openness to Innovative Environments: Business School focused on Technology & Innovation Management, immersion in the Indian "Silicon Valley", positions dealing with R&D effort and teams.
 R&D Financials and Strategy: Capitalization of Development Costs, R&D Tax Credit, Engineering footprint adaptation.
 Project Planning in deadline-driven environments, with first hand exposure to the Outsourcing business and culture.

Current location: Île-de-France, France - View on map
Spoken languages: english, french, German (intermediate)
In what location are you searching for employment: France, Germany, Netherlands


2009 – present VALEO Paris Area, France

May 2012 – present

R&D Management Controller – Comfort and Driving Assistance

Scope size: 2800 Engineers, 430M€ R&D Expenditures.

 Quantify Skills and Costs of the Business Group (BG) R&D Resources, and help design the 5-year Footprint and Innovation Strategy, with BG Management and Corporate Strategy Department.

 Make R&D internal flows foolproof through Billing Schemes and Contracts, with Corporate Tax Department.

 Follow up Costs, Margins and Capitalization of critical or impaired projects.

 Provide Functional analysis and deploy Corporate Tools designed to report of R&D Efficiency and Financials on BG.

 Help Maximize R&D Revenues: Clients’ side, R&D Tax Credit worldwide, Subsidies.

Apr 2011 – Apr 2012

Management Controller – Access Mechanisms

Scope size: 4300 Employees, 620M€ Sales.

 Coordinated and supervised the Product Group (PG) and Headquarters reporting teams.

 Produced Monthly Reporting, Budget, and 5-year plan (timelines, guidelines, working files, ERP output and consolidated analyses).

 Ensured Reliability of Financial Statements vs IFRS Compliance Policy.

 People Management and identification of High Potentials, support for Skills Development of the PG finance network.

Jan 2009 – Mar 2011

Business Management & Headquarters Controller – Access Mechanisms

Scope size: 340 Engineers, 40M€ R&D Expenditures.

 Monitored R&D costs of the PG: Projects Budgets, Research Costs and the related Research Tax Credit. Compliance with IFRS, focus on capitalized R&D, evolution of Business Portfolio prospective margins over time.

 Supervised PG Monthly Reporting and Forecasts, 5-year Plan, and yearly Budget of R&D. Contributed to 10-year Technology Plan.

 Reviewed the Business Cases for Commercial Targets of the 9 divisions and validated Investment Requests on Industrial Launches.

 Interim Financial Management of the Headquarters, including Accounts Analysis and ERP reporting (Hyperion).

2007-2008 DUFERCO NOVOLIPETSK Paris Area, France

Budget Control and Reporting Manager – Transformation Europe

Scope size : Sales 700M€

 Prepared monthly consolidated Management Reporting of the Transformation Europe Subsidiary Holding for the Shareholders (NMLK Russia, Steel Invest & Finance Belgium).

 Developed and coordinated the Annual Budget process, and Quarterly Forecasts, both site wise and consolidated view.

 Project Manager for the implementation of a Cost Accounting solution: Functional Analysis and Deployment.

 Studied product Cost Pricing, Break-Even points of integrated business units.

2005-2006 SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC Bangalore, India

Management Controller – Global Technology Center India

Scope size : site of 400+ engineers

 Main mission: be the Financial Interface between the Bangalore R&D facility and the Corporate Finance organization in France.

 Led monthly Financial Performance and KPI’s reporting, including Second class Billing. In charge of quarterly Site Budget.

 Improved Project Tracking and Management Reporting. Established the calculation and monitored the variances of the Standard Hourly Rates applied to projects. Monitored financials of projects Outsourced to Tata Elxsi engineers.

 Assisted Internal Auditors sent by corporate offices and implement recommended Corrective Actions. Involved in cross-organizational teams for the deployment of SAP in Asia-Pacific offices.

2003-2004 FIDUCIAL, INC. New York, NY

Business Analyst

 Developed and maintained Proprietary Finance and Human Resources Management tools serving 500 offices in the US.

 Managed various system updates, redesigns, and testing procedures. Documented and investigated system change requests.

 Supervised remote programming teams (Kiev, Ukraine).

 Provided management with Competitive Analysis.

2001 (3 months) FRANCE TELECOM Paris, France

Internal Audit Mission

 Designed quantitative evaluation methods and procedures, developed and implemented nationwide Cost-Reduction model.


Pace University – Lubin School of Business New York, NY

MBA in International Business, 2002 Summa Cum Laude. Top of the Class.

International Business Department Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2002.

Grenoble Ecole de Management Grenoble, France

Masters in Management, 2002.

Bachelor in Financial Controlling, 2001.


 MS Office Package – Relational Databases – SAP Accounting Package – ERP: Hyperion, Essbase, SAP based solutions.

 One year Intensive training in Maths: « Maths Sup » program at Lycée du Parc, Lyon, 1997.

 Languages: Native French, Fluent English, Intermediate German, some notions of Spanish and Italian.