Sector Experience

Travel & Hospitality
Business Services
Transportation & Logistics
16
years

Years of Experience

5/20

Member Since

Experience

 
 
Accounting
LLW Consulting Services BV - Director
03/2019 - Present
Supporting companies in achieving their business objectives. Specializing in project and interim assignments in: Financial Management, Financial Analysis, Controlling, Forecasting, Purchase to Pay, Process Improvement, Strategic Planning, Financial System optimization and implementation.

Redefining the finance function to be a collaborative partner to drive the business forward. Applying custom solutions from small adjustments and short-term assignments to longer term strategic changes.

 
Accounting
EF Education First - Regional Finance Director
03/2014 - 01/2019
Oversaw financial operations of €120M for 50 offices in Europe for 20 legal entities, leading a finance team of 25 FTE.
Reduced forecasting, reporting, and year-end closing by 5 days.
Directed group-wide change in forecasting legal results identifying millions of dollars of profitability for optimizing structuring and planning.
Automated multi-layer allocations of €500M in shared costs and forecasts.
Consolidated accounting function resulting in €750k group-wide annual cost savings.

 
Accounting
EF Education First - Financial Manager
06/2012 - 03/2014
Oversaw financial operations of $100M for 30 offices located in the US and Canada leading a finance team of 8 FTE.
Led implementation of an electronic invoice management system processing 30k invoices annually.
Implemented batch payments (1,000+ weekly payment recipients) submitted to bank for check/electronic payments.
Led implementation of point-of-sale system and cash/credit card reconciliation for 30 offices in the U.S./Canada amounting to $8M and more than 40k transactions annually.

 
Accounting
EF Education First - Accounting Manager
02/2010 - 05/2012
Managed a team of 4 accountants overseeing weekly, monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing tasks and audit procedures across three legal entities and 12 offices. Led process and control improvements improving accuracy and transparency, while providing improved business support and reducing processing time.

 
Accounting
EF Education First - Financial Systems Administrator
06/2008 - 01/2010
Systems support for CODA accounting system for EF offices worldwide supporting over 300 users.
Process improvements and control implementation throughout EF group for hundreds of legal entities.

 
Accounting
EF Education First - Accountant
02/2006 - 05/2008
Inter-company settlements, accounts payable, payment processing, balance sheet reconciliations, budget to actual reviews.
Office and shared service allocations for office of 800 employees.