project description

Hüppe GmbH, Bad Zwischenahn

Designed and implemented a global internal control framework, based on the COSO model, in cooperation with operational executives and process owners, in order to ensure full SOX compliance

Drove communication and change management to ensure operational teams accountability for operating and maintaining required controls

Developed and implemented an internal control compliance program to test and ensure effectiveness of the control environment

Developed and maintained collaborative, team-driven relationships and effective communication between finance, top management, control functions and external audit

MediaAnalyzer GmbH, Hamburg

Support of reorganisation measures with active management of cost reduction programmes

Implementation of multiannual budgeting (profit and loss, liquidity and financial planning)

Monitoring the liquidity management for the sustainable financial stabilisation of the company

Meetings with shareholders and stakeholders

Shell International Limited, London

Carried out operational and financial audits applying US GAAP Accounting Standards;

Examined and evaluated the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with existing policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Adam Opel GmbH, Rüsselsheim

General Motors UK Limited (Vauxhall), London

Saab Automobile, Sweden


Accomplished a transactional process walkthrough (TPW) and process walkthrough (PW) of GM´s critical high risk cycles;

Roll out, implementation and reporting through a software based SOX tool.

Oil & Steel S.P.A, Milan
Performed a Due Diligence review supporting the group`s M&A activities. 

Bell Microproduct GmbH, Munich

Pinnacle Systems (a division of Avid) GmbH, Braunschweig

First Data International, Frankfurt
SOX Testing and Remediation of critical control cycles for the monthly statement closing process (FSCP).
Oerlikon SAURER Group, Zurich

Conducted operational and financial audits applying IRFS Accounting Standards;

Examined and evaluated the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with existing policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Hitachi Data Systems, Frankfurt

Coordination and monitoring of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 and J-SOX compliance implementation activities in Germany;

Implementation of a credit management system including collection policies and procedures;

Translation and documentation of year end financials from US GAAP to local GAAP (HGB).

Interpublic Group Inc., EMEA Region

Introduction of a risk management system for the group and implementation of a management information system (MIS) under financial and operational controlling aspects.

Examination of internal controls system of the EMEA subsidiaries of the Group to ensure correct reporting between the parent company and its affiliates based on IFRS.

Bombardier Transport, Görlitz

Documentation and Remediation of internal controls applying the COSO framework process;

Assessment of controls under SOX 404 requirements for the European subsidiaries.

Revotar Biopharmaceuticals AG, Hennigsdorf

Provided key management with reporting and analytical tools necessary to support operational and strategic decisions;

Designed and implemented accounting systems (HGB and US GAAP) with business-specific financial controls and monthly financial reporting system.

Olympus Europe Holding,

Development Audit department under the aspects of COSO und COBIT standard;

European wide responsibility for the J-SOX process and assessment of the FSCP process and at company level controls (CLC);

Extensive Due Diligence reviews  M&A activities of the group up to the closing date;

Establishing and steering Joint-Venture companies;

Improving the IFRS implementation and drafting guidelines for the group accounting manual;

Concept of benchmark systems for the group concerning operational and financial aspects and implementation of BSC appraoch;

Continous coaching and audit activities of all companies to be consolidated to assess financial fast close and operational processes.

Readymix AG (CEMEX AG), Ratingen

Creating new concept for audit department based upon international standards;

Comprehensive Due Diligence reviwed for the group concerning the M&A activities;

Introduction and assessment of new IT systems for the group (ex-ante);

Responsibility for the guidelines (group accounting manual) of he financial reporting for the group.