Finance Manager/Controller

Finance Manager/Controller

Work Experience

March 2020 – May 2020
IT consulting
200 employees
Function: Interim Finance Manager
• ERP software conversion form Twinfield to Exact Syntergy
• Process review
• Support implementing ISO 9001

April 2019 – Februari 2020
Assessments and education services
250 employees
Function: Interim Finance Manager

• Managing finance department (5 employees)
• Optimization month end process
• Responsible for tax (VAT, CIT)
• Implementing VAT module in Navision
• Process improvements
• Preparation of annual report
Financial system: Navision

December 2017 – March 2019

Healthcare products. Listed on the NASDAQ
Function: Interim Finance Manager

• Monthly reporting to headquarters in the U.S.
• Responsible for SOX controls
• Responsible for tax (VAT, CIT) for 7 countries
• Preparation of annual report
• Implementing reports Polish tax office (SAF-T, SAF-MAG)
• Review payroll administration of prior years (WKR regeling)
• Winding down foreign entities
Financial system: QAD

October 2017 – December 2017

Nichia Chemicals GmbH

World leading manufacturer of led lights. Japan based company.
Function: Interim sr. Accounting manager Germany
Special requirements: knowledge of German language and German Gaap.
• Responsible for the accounting of the German entity
• Monthly closing and reporting
• German VAT and other statutory filings
• Process improvements
Financial system: Exact

June 2017 – October 2017


Mail and logistics solutions
24,000 employees
Function: Interim Project Manager
• Managing finance dept. of an acquired company
• Monthly reporting
• Project manager of a merger of three entities
Financial software: Account View

April 2017 – June 2017


Pension Provider
Part of Delta Lloyd / Nationale Nederlanden
17,000 employees
Function: Interim Controller
• Optimization month end process
• Monthly reporting financial reports
• Reporting of annual WFT reports to central
Financial system: Exact

April 2016 – March 2017

Cunningham Lindsey

Loss adjusting company
6,000 employees 600 offices world wide. US based company
250 employees in The Netherlands
Function: Financial interim manager

• Moving administration to the shared service centre in India
• Monthly reporting to the head office
• Managing finance department (6 employees)
• Contact person for tax, accountant and payroll matters
Financial system: Exact and SAP

January 2016 – April 2016

Stichting Gezondheidscentra Eindhoven (SGE)

10 health care centres, 300 staff members. Doctors, fysiotherapists, psychologists, pharmacists
Function: Interim Finance Manager

Asked again support to support this client. This time mainly to redesign processes.

• Review processes of credit management
• Review administrative processes physiotherapy department
• Supporting the implementation of a new salary system.
Financial system: Finall

September 2014 – January 2016


Credit card company
Function: Interim financial manager

• Review of all processes
• Review and support monthly closing process
• Cleaning up balance sheet accounts
• Improve / automate daily processes
• Build reports and dashboards in Excel
• Describing processes interface between trade (AS400) and financial system.
• Supporting the transition to new card transaction system (10 million transactions per year) including detecting inconsistencies, clean up database
• Support / coaching finance staff
Financial system: Coda

March 2014 - July 2014


Mental health institution for addiction
Function: Interim financial manager

Commissioned by the shareholders perceive the layoffs CFO
• Book Study viability
• Unwinding bankruptcy RoderSana in collaboration with the curator
• Preparing for the relaunch of RoderSana
Financial system: Exact

June 2013 – February 2014


Global operating risk and insurance company
Function: Interim controller

• I was asked again to have a look at some processes.
o Foreign currency positions
o Review of month end closing procedures
o Managing local finance administration
o Optimization of processes between Netherlands, UK and India shared service centers
o Redesign of processes of the payroll administration
• Setup new controllers position for the Benelux


April 2012 – June 2013

Stichting Gezondheidscentra Eindhoven
10 health care centres 300 staff members. Doctors, fysiotherapists, psychologists, pharmacists

Function: Interim Finance Manager

• Process redesign
• Managing finance department (8 staff members)
• Monthly reporting
• Annual report
• Credit control (60,000 clients, 1,000,000 billable transactions per year)

May 2011 – March 2012

Global operating risk and insurance company

Function: Corporate accountant

• Setup purchase order system (Ibuy from Oracle) incl. training of the staff
• Responsible for AP process and communication with the Shared Service Centre in India
• Rescheduling tasks between the Shared Service Centre and the corporate administration in The Netherlands

December 2010 – May 2011

Initial Hokatex Rentokil

Cleaning services world wide operating

Function: Manager General Ledger shared service centre Benelux.
Problem: Setup of a new SSC with a new team of staff. .

• Managing GL department (5 staff members)
• Monthly reporting
• Annual reporting
• Process redesign
• Financial software: Fis 2000

July 2010 – October 2010

Call centre with 2000 employees

Function: Project leader time recording system

• Roll out of a new time recording system
• Advice about changes in the time recording software
• Developing new control tools for the HR data base
• Clean up the HR data base

December 2009 – June 2010
Bank and insurance company

Function: Financial interim Manager

• Fusion of five administrations
• Setup of three new administrations with Exact software
• Setup of new monthly reports
• Monthly reporting and consolidating
• Movement of the finance department to a new location with replacement of staff

December 2008 –December 2009
Azalea Maritime B.V.
Manning agent for vessels
Company of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Tokyo

Function: Interim Financial Manager

• Reorganisation of finance department including the client administration
• Set up pay roll system (900 sea farers)
• Managing finance department (15 people). (By the end of the assignment the department was reduced to 6 FTE)
• Reporting to head office in Tokyo
• Transfer part of the administration to the Philippines
• Process redesign

September 2007 – December 2008 SHL

Consulting firm for Assessments
Operating worldwide
40 employees (in The Netherlands)
Function: Financial Controller

• Recovery of a conversion of Sun systems
• Process redesign
• Managing the financial department
• Reporting to head office in the UK
• Transfer of the financial administration to a shared service centre (SSC)

March 2007 – August 2007 Schadébo

Wholesale company in construction materials
85 employees
Function: Interim financial Manager

• Trouble shooter for a new ERP system (K8 Kerridge / ADP)
• Managing the financial department
• Reporting to the managing director

November 2006 – June 2007 RIBW K/am

Healthcare institute for psychiatry
200 employees
Function: Interim financial Manager

• Process redesign
• Initiating billing system for telephone costs to clients
• Support for the HKZ certifying

August 2006 – March 2007 Kwintes

Healthcare institute for psychiatry
350 employees
Function: Interim financial Manager

• Initiating assets administration
• Solving general ledger problems due to a fusion
• Process redesign

February 2006 – August 2006 Dynomic/2e2 Group

IT consulting firm
120 employees

Function: Interim financial Manager

• Managing the financial department
• Design of a new intranet for time & billing
• Managing software conversion from Exact for Windows to Exact Globe 2003
• Process redesign

August 2005 – January 2006
Resources Global Professionals
World wide operating consulting firm
150 employees in the Netherlands
Head office in the U.S., listed on the Nasdaq

Function: Interim process specialist shared service centre.

• Initiating a new time & billing department in the shared service centre (SSC)
• Developing and testing a new web based time & billing system
• Trouble shooter for the time and billing process

February 2005 – August 2005
Yusen Air & Sea Service
World wide logistic service company, listed in Tokyo
100 employees in the Benelux

Function: Interim accounting manager

• Managing and reorganizing the financial administration
• Monthly reporting
• Managing software conversion from Exact for Windows to Exact Globe 2003
• Payroll administration (ADP)
• VAT fiscal representative tax returns

Mai 2003 – December 2004
MPE Automation
Industrial Automation firm
140 employees
Entities in The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, UK, Thailand

Function: Controller

• Initiation of a shared service centre (SSC). The administrations of The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany had to be centralized in The Netherlands
• Initiation of a global web-based management information system linked to the SQL database of Exact.
• All VAT and Income tax returns for The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
• Payroll administration
• Improving the administrative process, project administration, time and billing administration with Exact (SQL) software.
• Managing the financial administration
• Monthly reporting and consolidation
• Making annual report

January 2003 – April 2003
Bve Raad

Dutch Council for vocational and adult education
65 employees

Function: Project leader time and billing system

• Research for the possibilities of a time and billing system for the consulting business unit
• Cost price calculations
• Implementing time and billing system PRS from Kinsley

September 2002 – October 2002
Paramount Home Entertainment International

American movie company operating world wide.
In Amsterdam Paramount has a shared service center for the administration of six

Function: International VAT specialist

• Initiation of the VAT administration for the Dutch, UK and German VAT

• Monthly VAT returns for The Netherlands, UK and Germany
• Reconciliation of VAT matters of previous years
• Initiation of the withholding tax administration on royalties

June 2001 – April 2002
&Samhoud Service Management

&Samhoud is a management consulting firm with 80 employees with entities in Utrecht, Sweden and Germany.

Function: Controller

• Managing the financial administration (Netherlands, Sweden and Germany)
• Monthly reports and consolidation (7 entities)
• Improving the administrative process and project administration with Exact (SQL) software linked to the intranet.
• All fiscal declarations (Maintaining the contacts with tax offices)
• Payroll administration (Exact software).

February 2000 – June 2001
At the department Interim Finance Solutions I was rented out as financial specialist to the customers of PriceWaterhouseCoopers

- &Samhoud Service Management
Activities: After 5 months I was asked to become an employee of &Samhoud. See for the activities the firm above.

- Japanese Electronical & Optical Company (operating world wide). Function: Financial manager
• Management of the total financial administration.
• Making report for the headquarters in Tokyo
• Making annual report,
• Initiating the financial administration with Cubic software
• Payroll administration

-Hospital (1200 employees)
Function: Assistant Controller
Activities: Research into the cost structure of their services to third parties. In order to make cost-price calculations.

- Institution of youth auxiliary
Function: Executive of the administration
Activities: Replacing the executive of the administration with six employees. Cleaning up arrears, making the preparations for the annual report.

- Educational institution
Function: Administrator
Activities: Initiation of the total administration conversion of Dos to Windows version of Exact Software. Making the annual report. Paryroll administration.

Mai 1992 – February 2000
T&T Exhibition Contractors B.V.

T&T designs, builds and supports exhibition projects in the Netherlands and abroad.

Function: Administrator

• Initiation of the administration with Exact software
• Initiation of the project and hour administration
• A/P and A/R
• All fiscal declarations
• Making periodical reports and the annual report
• Payroll administration
• Managing the computer systems

January 1992 – Mai 1992
Zantman Mode Groep

Fashion wholesale company with entities in The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany
120 employees

Function: Administrator

September 1991 – January1992
Rai – Langfords B.V.

Exhibition and congress center

Function: Administrator

1990 – September 1991
Kemtrade B.V.

Function: Administrator


1989 V.W.O. Baudartius College Zutphen
(Basic high school or university studies)

1990 M.B.A. Moderne Bedrijfs Administratie Stebo opleidingen in Utrecht (Administration course ad secondary level)

1998 HEAO-BE Hes Amserdam. Business administration and Marketing(Bachelor degree)


Dutch: Native tongue
Enlish: Good
German: Good
French: Basic


- Excel
- Exact Globe, Synergy
- Exact Financials
- Exact Dos/Windows
- Grote Beer
- FIS 2000
- Coda
- AS400
- Oracle
- Account View
- Cubic
- PRS Kinsley
- K8 Kerridge/ADP
- Sun
- Finall
- Navision