About me

Skills & Experiences

As a highly qualified and experienced professional with an extensive finance and business development background, my career objective is to take a managerial responsibility in a corporate environment where my accumulations, potential and entrepreneurial drive will be fully utilized. In this respect, I see following points as my major strengths.

  • Shaping winning organizations and building committed teams that deliver
  • Proactive, problem solver leader with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to learn fast and rapidly adapting to new environments and culture
Years
Experience
Projects
Completed
Merges &
Acquisitions
Startup
Businesses

Work Experience

Previous jobs

Chief Financial Officer

CNR Holding
Dec 2015 – Present

CNR International Trade Fairs Inc. was founded in Istanbul in 1985 with the mission to increase the export volume of industries and contribute to the Turkish economy.

  • Reporting to Chairman
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Sales Accounting
  • Treasury

Financial Management Consultant

Freelance
Oct 2011 - Dec 2015

Primary focus is improving the customer company's financial subjects.

  • Reporting to Board of Directors
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Pricing
  • Cost Accounting
  • Working Capital Management
  • Profit Management
  • Restructuring
  • Merges & Acquisitions
  • Independent Board Member

Chief Financial Officer

Tamek Holding Turkey/Northern Cyprus & Infima Holding N.V
Apr 2010 – Oct 2011

TAMEK, one of the pioneers of Turkish food sector, was founded in Bursa-Demirtas in 1955.

  • Reporting to CEO
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Sales Accounting
  • Treasury
  • IT
  • HR

Financial Development Manager

Carlsberg - Turk Tuborg
Jan 2009 – Apr 2010

Since 1969, Turk Tuborg has been producing beer and malt products and handling the distribution of imported beer brands at its plant located in Izmir. Turk Tuborg is a regional beer and beverage company owned by CBC (Coca-Cola Israel)

  • Reporting to CFO
  • Financial Projects
  • Credit Control
  • Sales Operations

Managing Partner

Regata Dis Tic.Ltd.Sti & Kafkar Madencilik San. ve Tic.Ltd.Sti
2005 - 2009

Foreign Trade & Mining company.

Country Manager

Unilever Central Asia
2002 - 2005

Unilever is a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Responsible Regions: Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.

  • Reporting to Managing Director
  • Market Development
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Finance
  • Credit Control

Marketing Manager Personal Care Products

Unilever Central Asia
2001 - 2002

Responsible Regions: Central Asia and Caucasia.

  • Reporting to Managing Director
  • Brand Development
  • Brand Support

Export Manager

Unilever Central Asia
1999 - 2001

Responsible Regions: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Bulgaria and Northern Cyprus.

  • Reporting to Managing Director
  • Market Development
  • Sales
  • Credit Control

Management Accountant

Unilever Central Asia
1996 - 1999

Responsible Regions: Central Asia, Caucasia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Bulgaria and Northern Cyprus.

  • Reporting to Commercial Director
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting

Cost Accountant

Unilever
1993 - 1995

Responsible Regions: Turkey.

  • Reporting to Management Accountant
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting

Trainee in Financial Accounting and Treasury Department

Unilever
1992 - 1993

Responsible Regions: Turkey.

  • Daily finance operations

Achievements

My work
Net Revenue

Growth

EBITDA

Net Revenue

PBT

TL Million

Net Revenue

Growth

EBITDA

Net Revenue

PBT

TL Million


Education

Academic career

UNIVERSITY

Istanbul University - Business Administration (English)
Graduated in 1993

COLLEGE

Kadikoy Anatolian High School
Graduated in 1988

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office

Expert

90%
Excel
85%
Word


Language Skills

English & Russian

Expert Basic

95%
English
30%
Russian


Strengths

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Treasury

%

Profit
Management

%

Restructuring

%

Teamwork

Treasury

Poor cash management is probably the most frequent stumbling block against company growth. Effective cash flow management is the most crutial part of company management.

Profit Management

Controlling expenditures help bringing economy in all lines of the organisation. Following in depth analysis of business; precise budgeting & monitoring, cost control and working capital management are the best rewarding ways of profit improvement.

Restructuring

In order to turn around business when necessary, organisational and financial restructuring is the first step prior to targeting new goals. Since expecting different results whilst following the same path is simply a waste of time.

Teamwork

The importance of teamwork is essential in today’s multidisciplinary world. In every aspect of a business, reaching goals is possible only through promising and winning team members.