Process optimization in Accounting and Controlling

Your challenges and goals

  • A transparent and target-oriented Management Reporting for an efficient business steering
  • Optimized transactional and Closing processes to increase efficiency and to more focus on value-added activities
  • Reduced Closing timeline (Fast Close) due to increasing requirements by internal and external stakeholders
  • Improved data quality by consistent and harmonized accounting rules
  • Optimized Intercompany reconciliation processes for an efficient Closing process
  • Integrated Planning for target-oriented business steering
  • Optimized Working Capital (Management) to improve the liquidity situation

My services

  • Analyze existing processes and derive recommendations for improvements
  • Define to-be processes with subsequent implementation based on proven best practices
  • Design, implement and train accounting manuals in accordance with German GAAP and IFRS
  • Develop, implement and train group-wide chart of accounts
  • Define and implement measures for an improved Working Capital, cash and liquidity Management

My experiences

  • Defined and implemented an automated Management Reporting incl. an integrated Planning process
  • Managed a reduction of a Closing timeline from 20 to 25 working days (Quarterly Closing) and from 40 to 29 working days (Year-end Closing) of a global manufacturer of vehicles (DAX)
  • Managed a reduction of a Closing timeline from 7 to 4 working days of a manufacturing Group noted on the stock exchange (MDAX)
  • Designed, implemented and trained a group-wide chart of accounts and an IFRS accounting manual at a medium-sized Parking Management Group (Private Equity)