Financial Manager

Financial Manager

Work Experience

Tachyon Europe / Amsterdam

10/2001 - present
Setting up the Dutch subsidiary of Tachyon Inc., based in San Diego, California USA. Tachyon provides two-way business-grade broadband data networking services via satellite.
- preparation of Tax ruling according to the commissionair structure.
- set up VAT strategy for all European member states: VAT on revenue, reverse charge rule, intercommunity transactions and procurements.
- VAT registration in EU member states.
- coordinate bonded store transactions

Hooge Huys - Utrecht

6/2001 - 10/2001
Selling of the fire insurance portfolio of Reaal
- setting up the dataroom
- investigate object of selling
- preparing historical financial package object of selling: damage figures, written premium, earned premium, own risk, re-insured risk.

10/99 - 5/2000
SFB Pension / Amsterdam
Interim manager reorganization of the pension department
- Integration of two departments pension en social insurances
- Selecting and implementation of an new financial system
- Implementation of Activity Based Costing Module
- Implementation of the Management information System and the Administrative Organization

06/99 - 10/99
Securitas, Swiss Re.
Interim Manager starting up of an internet-insurer / Amsterdam
- Setting up the on-line Back Office for insurances
- Implemntation of the Management Information System and the Administrative Organization
- Member of the Management Team.
- Supervision of the departments Administration and Automation, total team of 6 FTE's.

02/99 - 08/99
Farm Frites BV
Interim Manager starting up of a Dairy Company Farm Dairy / Lelystad
- Set up of the financial and ICT departments.
- Members of the Management Team.
- Supervision of the departments Finance and ICT,
total team of team 6 FTE's.

07/98 - 02/99
Hoyer Netherlands BV
Interim Manager joint venture Hoyer – Odfjell / Europoort
- Set up of a joint venture between tank-container company and a tanker company.
- Member of the Management Team.
- Supervision of the Cost Center and the Financial Administration departments, team of 12 FTE's.

05/97 - 07/98
Campina Melkunie BV
Interim Manager take over of Menken van Grieken / Wassenaar
- Integration of the company Menken van Grieken into the company Campina Melkunie.
- Implementation of SAP.
- Member of the Management Team.
- Supervision of the departments: Financial Administration, ICT, Economic affairs
, Human Resources, EDI; total team of 23 FTE's.

1996 - 1997
Martinair BV
Controller Martinair Food / Lelystad
- Member of the Management Team.
- Supervision of the departments Financial Administration, ICT,
Human Resources; team of 12 FTE's.
- Implementatie Ross Renaissance.

1994 - 1996
Primmed Holding BV
Controller Primmed / Almere
- Supervision of the departments Financial Administration, ICT; team of 5 FTE's.
- Set up of several Legal Entities

1992 - 1994
Head of Financial Administration IFF / Amsterdam
- Head of the Financial Administration,
team of 7 FTE's.

1990 - 1992
Fortis NV
Assistant Head of Treasury VSB-Bank / Utrecht
- Implementation of a treasury control system.


· Highschool Huizen (Atheneum);
· University of Amsterdam, Economics
· ISO Certificate
· Newly Appointed Manager Certificate


Responsibilities, tasks and experience, developed and gained over the years:

· Setting-up, enhancing and maintaining systems of Administrative Organization and Internal Control;
· Selecting and implementing accounting software (notably “Exact”);
· Direct supervision/management of up to 20 staff members in accounting-, IT- and personnel departments, functional management of accounting staff;
· Producing timely and meaningful management reports, setting-up reporting structures and preparing special reports and analyses for local as well as corporate management;
· Coordination of budget processes, consolidation of departmental and/or subsidiaries’ budgets, budget control;
· Credit- and cash management;
· Human resources management, payroll administration and -accounting;
· Timely and correct filing for V.A.T., Wage Tax and Social Security;
· Conducting operational audits;
· Preparation of annual financial statements for auditing and corporate tax filing purposes, coordinating audit- and tax filing processes of subsidiaries;
· Preparation of a share issue prospectus
· Dealing with legal and insurance issues;
· Contacts with banks, auditors, tax consultants, lawyers and government agencies both in the Netherlands and international;
· Member of the management team;


· Excellent command (both active and passive) of English, good passive and active command of German, French is “dormant”.


· In-depth knowledge of PC-Lan based accounting software, like SAP, Exact, in depth knowledge of Excel, Access, good working knowledge of Word;