Keeping focus on the core competencies of the company and related financial results. taking leadership over the back-office processes and participate in the strategic decision making process of the company. Seeking “facts and figures” to support or challenge future company decisions. Consulted to evaluate ideas, to brainstorm and formulate alternatives as a sparring partner for CEOs, colleagues
Keeping focus on the core competencies of the company and related financial results. taking leadership over the back-office processes and participate in the strategic decision making process of the company. Seeking “facts and figures” to support or challenge future company decisions. Consulted to evaluate ideas, to brainstorm and formulate alternatives as a sparring partner for CEOs, colleagues and board members.
Within the finance organization, very hands-on and a down-to earth, no-nonsense approach. Experience in large international IT organizations but also in local €50 to €100 million turnover companies. Besides Finance & Accounting responsibility also IT, HR, purchases functions experience. Very operational knowledge and business mindset. Motivated, solution-oriented and supportive to entrepreneurial spirit.
Enjoy coaching teams and new talent and willing and able to go the extra mile outside the responsibilities and thinking of the traditional role of CFO.
Team-player within management team as well as in own area of responsibility. Seeking on-going success as a team and personal growth for all team-members individually.
Broad and diverse experience in multi-cultural environment. Seeking permanently for improvements in processes, working methodologies.
Group CFO @ P+L Systems delivers innovative brands to the facilities management industry, offering our global customer base a wide range of products to support their FM needs.
Our brand portfolio offers leading product technologies, bringing together our extensive market knowledge and technical expertise. Developed with commercial environments in mind, our brands are synonymous with high quality technical advice and support alongside the reassurance of enduring product quality and reliability.
Leading brands - Our reputation is built on leading brand heritage, developed with extensive knowledge of our markets and supported by experts in each field. Each of our brands is over 20 years old, built on a reputation of high quality products and support services. We continually work to develop our brands to support our distributors across our territories.
Leading products - Customer insight is at the heart of our product innovation programme, allowing us to develop world class products designed with serviceability, design and quality in mind. Our close working relationships with customers is key to our product development ethos, giving us insight into the needs of our customers as well as specifiers and end users. From November 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Co-founder - Director @ my.CFO.solutions is an CFO advisory company which provides financial and general management support services in the most flexible way. Clients are ranging from start-ups, local SMEs to not-for-profit organisations. Engagements are typically temporary and/or part-time depending on client’s needs. From May 2011 to Present (4 years 7 months) Independent Director - Coach for start-ups @ Idealabs is a unique start up accelerator program, operating from the creative city of Antwerp. We make sure promising and innovative ideas get transformed into real products and services, and make it to the market. Our three-month bootcamp measurably increases your chances of success. In this period, idealabs will be your Energizer bunny, providing power to make your business run. From business plan validation through development of a market-testable Minimal Viable Product (MVP) to funding and scaling. From September 2012 to Present (3 years 3 months) Antwerp Area, BelgiumFinance Director - Belgium & Luxemburg @ CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 96,000 employees and reported revenue of $15.8 billion for the 12 months ended June 29, 2012. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com. Over the past five decades, technology has radically changed the world we live in. We have remained at the forefront of our business because we have understood how to use technology change and innovation to deliver value to our clients. CSC remains one of the market's select few Tier 1 hardware and software-independent options, allowing CSC to maximize its clients' technology choices with informed perspectives based on their needs and challenges. From January 2013 to October 2014 (1 year 10 months) Brussels Area, BelgiumDirector Finance & IT @ CFO and Board Member of Dirk Bikkembergs Group - Dirk Bikkembergs is a Belgian designer. He decided in his designer career to focus on football dress, considering it the universal language par excellence of the 21st century. The Belgian fashion designer is renowned for his unique capacity to confront the exclusivity of fashion with the universe of football. He was the first fashion designer ever who received permission to hold a fashion show in a football stadium. Dirk started using the team as his laboratory for styling and fabric technology from exclusive jackets to high-performance underwear (www.DirkBikkembergs.com). From May 2008 to July 2012 (4 years 3 months) CFO Europe @ Set-up of monthly reporting to headquarters in acquired company
Monthly Financial Analysis & forecasting
Audit, Tax and Tax planning Responsibilities
Implement and follow-up of Internal Controls
Oversight of Financial Systems and implementations
Monitoring of cash and bank relationships
Weekly cash reporting and cash flow forecasts
Monitoring of outstanding international and domestic receivables
Oversight of Inter company transactions and settlement
Oversight of the Financial Managers throughout the European Region From May 2007 to May 2008 (1 year 1 month) Antwerp Area, BelgiumInterim Finance Manager @ Definition of production and financial KPI’s
Improvement program financial processes
Establishment of monthly closing
Improvement sales forecasting
Matching of production and financial performance indicators From February 2007 to May 2007 (4 months) Managing Director @ Overall responsibility of 2 Belgian activities which consists of selling Data and Telecom products via catalogue, internet and phone as well as On-site installation business which installs and maintains customer voice and data networks
Member of European Executive Management Team
Strategic re-positioning of Black Box Belgium from product oriented towards
• Preparation of creation Benelux Organization From April 2003 to November 2006 (3 years 8 months) Brussels Area, BelgiumFinance Director @ Financial Reporting
Cash Management, Credit & Collection
Human Resources, legal, Building Services, Fleet Management
Mergers & Acquisitions
Restructuring From March 2001 to March 2003 (2 years 1 month) Brussels Area, BelgiumFinance outsourcing Manager @ Interim Manager for the Telecom and IT Industry
Credit & Collection Manager
Recruiting of finance staff
Start-up of back office of new European subsidiaries
Management of Shared Service Center From February 1999 to March 2001 (2 years 2 months) Brussels Area, BelgiumFinance Manager @ From January 1998 to January 1999 (1 year 1 month) Accounting Manager @ From December 1995 to December 1997 (2 years 1 month) The Hague Area, NetherlandsSenior Costing Analyst @ From September 1995 to November 1995 (3 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaSenior Financial Analyst @ From April 1995 to August 1995 (5 months) Paris Area, FranceFinancial Analyst @ From July 1994 to March 1995 (9 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaFinancial Analyst @ Financial Reporting; Implementation worldwide Reporting Tool, Consolidation From August 1992 to June 1994 (1 year 11 months)
Master, Applied Economics @ University of Leuven From 1988 to 1992 Master, Financial Management @ Université de Poitiers From 1991 to 1992 Heilig Hartcollege Tervuren From 1982 to 1988 Nik Voets is skilled in: Start-ups, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Reporting, Finance, Restructuring, Business Planning, Business Strategy, Management, Financial Analysis, Accounting, Mergers, Forecasting, Business Development, Leadership, Change Management
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