Profilbild von Gregor Schmidt Interim Finance Director / CFO aus Berlin

Gregor Schmidt


Letztes Update: 06.09.2022

Interim Finance Director / CFO

Firma: Interim / Freelance
Abschluss: Executive M.B.A.
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Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (verhandlungssicher) | portugiesisch (Grundkenntnisse) | spanisch (verhandlungssicher)




Leadership Finance I Financial Business Reviews & Process Improvement I Internal Audit Services & Risk Assessment I Board Management I Post-M&A Finance & Restructuring | Programm Management


11/2021 - bis jetzt
Head of Finance & Business Administration
Etribes Connect GmbH (50-250 Mitarbeiter)
Internet und Informationstechnologie
- Lead the Finance function
- Develop the Finance function 
- Finance lead for the Due Dilligence process in the capital aquisition process
- Develop and implement Accounting processes 
- Selected and Implement ERP system 
- Implement Finance Operating Model

07/2021 - bis jetzt
CFO Germany
Besins Healthcare (1000-5000 Mitarbeiter)
Pharma und Medizintechnik
Heading Accounting & Controlling for the German entity.
Build up of the Accounting function after carve out including all interfaces to payroll supply chain and sales.
Management of the budget process 2022 and long range plan. 
ERP implementation.

01/2021 - bis jetzt
CFO and Strategic Advisor
Gregor Schmidt (< 10 Mitarbeiter)
Pharma und Medizintechnik
Business and financial planning, growth, and organizational structure for startups and growth companies.

Financial and business planning and reporting and in the priority and decision management.

Negotiating the financing with financial institutions and preparing a Series A financing round with the financial institutions (VC and banks).

Support in the area of business management and strategic direction and business strategy.

Build of Finance Function.

12/2020 - 07/2021
Head of project / Leiter of Leading the implementation of a Financial Controlling Department
Salvation Army Germany (NGO) (1000-5000 Mitarbeiter)
Design, development, and implementation of Controlling organization incl. all processes, such as budget, forecast, etc. as well as the organizational integration into the
existing organization.

Development of reporting structures up to the implementation of a liquidity monitor and management of outstanding accounts and working capital.

Sparring partner for the CFO and revision of reporting and KPIs

03/2021 - 05/2021
Head of project / Leiter - Leading the implementation of an Actual vs. Budget Process - Kiepe Electric GmbH
Kiepe Electric GmbH (5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau
Creation of reporting structures actual vs. budget comparison/ forecast planning; C-level sparring

Concept to organizational implementation in the sales POC method environment.

11/2020 - 12/2020
Head of project / Leiter - Leading the project to improve transparency and structure in Accounting / Controlling
E3 / DC (now Hager Group) (5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau

Business review to increase transparency of the warranty provisions.

Complex technical environment in the energy and battery field.

Improve transparency and structure in Accounting / Controlling.

07/2019 - 11/2020
Director / Global Head of Financial Assurance and Control - Head Office
H. Lundbeck A/S (Index-listed Biotech / Pharma firm)
Headed up financial internal controls, audit and risk (IFRS Environment) and acting as a trustworthy business partner.

As a member of H. Lundbeck A/S Audit Committee, regularly presented Nasdaq required updates on compliance and complex accounting issues.

As part of the Lundbeck's Group Finance Leadership Team influenced direction through strengthening M&A activities and finance strategy.

Successfully managed internal stakeholders across all continents in order to ensure financial integrity and compliance.

Responsibility for building and leading own team (4 direct reports) and managed cross-functional teams a wide range of internal and external
consultants and stakeholders.

Drove cross-functional and cultural organizational-wide change management projects requiring strong analytical and planning expertise.
These resulted in a completely updated global internal controls system and risk frameworks to ensure a compliant organization.

01/2016 - 06/2019
Senior Manager Internal Audit and Risk - Head Office
McKesson Europe AG (>10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Pharma und Medizintechnik
Headed the financial internal audit section and risk process owner for the European business. (All Finance, US & German GAAP)

Implemented and established a company-wide audit standard for finance incl. post-merger integration reviews for Operations, Finance and HR, Planned and led all financial and corporate audit projects with projectrelated leadership experience for a team.

Initiated and identified specific internal talent to create a specialized team to execute best practice annual audit and engagement plan to ensure consistency across the organization.

Represented the risk assessment process of the European business, created policy and a global risk framework addressing major business risks.

Successfully managed internal stakeholders in 12 geographical jurisdictions in the annual risk assessment process.

01/2014 - 12/2015
Senior Advisor
PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (>10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Wirtschaftsprüfung, Steuern und Recht
Financial Restructuring: Conducting of several independent business reviews / going concern opinions of financial distressed companies (IDW standard).

Learned to quickly identify the flaw in the business or operation, gain cooperation, develop and implement viable solutions to restructure the underperforming business.

04/2011 - 12/2013
Senior Internal Auditor
Bombardier Inc. (>10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau
Executing and leading 18 internal audit engagements in 11 different countries in Accounting and Reporting (IFRS and US-GAAP), Procurement, Controlling, Engineering, HR, Operations and Sales.

In-depth knowledge of finance and internal control processes especially in accounting as well as project and risk management.

02/2009 - 03/2011
Financial Project Controller
Bombardier Transportation GmbH (5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau
Managed a project portfolio (PMBOK) of c. EUR100M in a division. Responsible for the achievement of financial project objectives.

Engaged people while presenting, able to transmit insightful financial status across the board from operational to C-Level.

Project calculations as cost tracking, bid calculations, variance analysis.

Project reporting and forecasting as well as budget planning.

Accounting-specific responsibilities such as coordination of commercial affairs, management of cash flow, provisions, A/R and A/P, invoicing

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