- London, GB
- £20 /hr
- Available now
I am available for short-term/long-term contracts within accounting/finance - related field.
Area Covered: London, Greater London, Surrey
Summary:more...I am available for short-term/long-term contracts within accounting/finance - related field.
Area Covered: London, Greater London, Surrey
Summary: Employment History
Oct 2008 - Jan 2009 Contractor, ACP Capital, London, Aim-listed asset manager, specialising in the SME sector
•Assist Directors with the liquidation of assets;
July 2007 - July 2008 Associate, ACP Capital, London , Aim-listed asset manager, specialising in the SME sector
•Valuation of potential investment opportunities, building financial models (including business forecasting and planning, trading multiples, transaction multiples, DCF and LBO models);
•Post investment monitoring and assisting portfolio companies with budgeting/forecasting, costs allocation and development of monitoring tools for management;
•Worked closely with Head of Debt Origination on sourcing and analysis of potential debt deals, including modelling, credit analysis, evaluation, meetings with management, presenting to credit committee, review at early stage to determine early declines;
•Ongoing oversight of CDO/CLO portfolio investments;
•Prepared pitch books for shareholders of businesses, which ACP Capital seeks to develop (e.g. development of Italian residential mortgages broker);
•Participated along CEO in leading the secondary fund raising for ACP Mezzanine Fund;
•Participated along Head of Capital Markets in marketing of private equity fund (“ACP Strategic Equity”);
•Worked closely with CEO in preparing for ACP Infrastructure fund raising;
•Worked closely with senior management in preparing the share buyback program;
•Assisted VPs/Directors with the structuring and development of the company's funding, both internal/external.
Aug 2005 - July 2007 Analyst/Senior Analyst, Carlton Corporate Finance, London, Independent corporate advisory firm
•Worked with and supported directors and associates in relation to ongoing corporate finance transactions;
•Researched and analysed companies, industries and markets in relation to the origination of new business;
•Analysed the impact of corporate actions on listed clients;
•Assisted in preparation of engagement letters, NDAs, process letters, transaction timetables and information memorandums;
•Produced company valuations, built financial models (trading multiples, transaction multiples, DCF and LBO models);
•Prepared presentations for clients in retail, business services, media and publishing and for financial sponsors involved;
•Participated in internal and external meetings;
•Participated in recruiting, training and supervision of junior analysts.
July 2000 • Apr 2003 Financial Analyst, Bridis Group SRL (full-time), Chisinau, Moldova, Exclusive distributor of Gillette products in Moldova
•Assisted Financial Manager in development and provision of monthly budgets, credit management and cash management which contributed to the development of a new venture;
•Responsible for operating budgeting, which requires knowledge and application of forecasting techniques;
•Prepared P&L projections, monitored and spotted variances, determined reasons and reported to senior management;
•Liaised with banks and ensured the information on balances are reconciled;
•Assisted Financial Manager in formulating credit polices for customers and updated system when necessary;
•Interacted with Regional Sales Managers and supervised monthly;
•Liaised with senior Gillette Managers and provided them with sales reports by region and/or product and other ad hoc analysis.
Russian (native), English (fluent), Romanian (intermediate), French (basic).
Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Basic VBA, LexisNexis, Thomson Financial, Capital IQ, SAP R/3 Release 4.6, Bloomberg, Sage, Eviews.
Work Permit: HSMP, eligible to work permanently in the UK
Marital Status: Married
Interests: Fitness and Dancing (YMCA Qualified Instructor), Skiing, Canine obedience training
Description: Fesibility study on the formation of a jewelry company in Moldova
Education Summary: Professional Qualifications and training
2005 • 2006 The Association of Charted Certified Accountants - ACCA qualification (currently at intermediate level)
Dec 2006 M&A modelling - Terrapinn training
Jan 2007 Understanding company accounts (Int/Adv) - Accounts Training Ltd
May 2007 Financial modelling -Terrapinn training
Sep 2003 • Apr 2005 Sir John Cass Business School, London MSc in International Accounting and Finance Dissertation: “The outsourcing of pharmaceutical R&D. Do strategic alliances with biotech companies and acquisitions help to improve performance?” Modules: Financial Reporting and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Advanced Financial Analysis, Strategic Cost Management, Asset Management, Corporate Restructuring, Accounting Information and Capital Markets, International Financial Management, Consulting Skills for Finance Specialists, Business Strategy and other
Sep 1995 - May 2000 Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova
BSc in Management and Economics (First Class with Distinction)
Financial Analyst, Accountant