An experienced Senior Finance Manager in multinational blue-chip companies as well as SMEs across various products and services industries. Big 4 trained he has held several senior finance positions and consultative roles. He also has over 20 years R&D, manufacturing and commercial controllership experience in major US listed multinationals gained at plants, sales locations and regional centres in different countries across automotive, machinery, electronics, aluminium and plastics industries.
He is an analytical, results-oriented finance leader with in depth experience in all facets of accounting, financial planning, performance reporting, costing, pricing, capex, compliance, new product launches, acquisitions/integrations, operational improvements and lean applications.
He brings a high level of discipline to process, a warm and professional disposition plus proven adaptability to changing market, company and role situations. Ensuring executives and stakeholders are financially informed and enabling them to make decisions. Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills at all levels. Extensive interaction with executive boards, stakeholders, cross-functional management, external funding and development bodies.
Special recognition for various initiatives including business combinations, start-ups, restructuring, Oracle ERP and new integrated organisational roll outs.