Strategy. Execution. Results.
Experienced outsourced /virtual /freelance PART-TIME CFO services for international companies and tech startups planning to enter Germany /Europe, especially in times of international travel restrictions.
A wrong decision isn’t forever; it can always be reversed. The losses from a delayed decision are forever — they can never be retrieved.John Kenneth Galbraith, 1908 – 2006, Economist, Professor at Harvard and adviser to several US Presidents
When it is a good time to call a part-time CFO …
- Scaling Up for Startups and fast growing SMEs
- Manage your international operations /subsidiaries /joint ventures (JVs) in Germany, in Europe or globally
- You want to develop a clear vision, strategy or business plan.
- Want to improve your company’s operational performance /cash flow
- Funding or grants are required and before important negotiations with banks
- To manage change
- Improve your external reporting as well as accounting
- Face an imminent liquidity crisis
- Want to realize M&A synergies during a post merger phase
- Prepare to sell your business
- Manage your company’s financial, operational or compliance risks
- Need objective advice for a large investment /capital expenditure decision (like international expansion, invest in a plant, large equipment etc.)
- Require Controlling as a Service (pricing, costing, planning, management reporting like KPIs)
Globally experienced, broadly skilled Senior Financial Manager, Entrepreneur and Mentor
Mentor at leading accelerators including Fraunhofer Venture in Munich, the de:hub 5‑HT for digital chemistry and health in Mannheim and GINSEP (German Indian Startup Exchange Program), NSRCEL of IIM Bangalore (India’s leading business school as well as India’s leading and largest incubator program with 115,000 attending founders so far) and StartUp Namibia (conducted in cooperation with Stellenbosch University — Africa’s leading business school and supported by GIZ /the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development).
More than 17 years of international management experience (in Asia and Americas) in finance and operations at leading DAX/NASDAQ-listed and family-owned industrial companies (chemicals, automotive suppliers, luxury goods and sensors). Job roles included CFO (abbreviation for “Chief Financial Officer”, who is responsible for all financial aspects and financial management of a company) and Head of Finance and Controlling, Head of Controlling, Manager Debt Capital Markets.
Studied Business Administration at leading German (University of Cologne) and Asian business schools (NTU Singapore and IIM Ahmedabad, India), graduated with an M.Sc. in Management from HHL (Germany’s leading business school for Entrepreneurship), Certified Accountant (CCI), Payroll Expert (CCI), Certified Bank Clerk (CCI) and Advanced Management Programme (IIM Bangalore at the heart of the Indian IT Industry).
In addition, two highly expierenced accountants /controllers work in the team.
(CEO, Founder & PART-TIME CFO)
(Note: CV available on request.)
Have your Company established in the Middle of Europe’ leading Deep Tech /IT Region at the Heart of Europe
Our office in Darmstadt is centrally located in Germany as well as in Europe, which makes business travel convenient. It takes 25 minutes to Frankfurt airport, one of the largest airports in Europe, and 35 minutes to the financial district with the ECB and BaFin, which is responsible for the supervision of banks, insurance companies and the trading of securities in Germany.
Darmstadt has been frequently ranked as one of the best tech and digital hubs in Germany as well as in Europe. Darmstadt features three universities with 40,000 students (including the renowned Technical University of Darmstadt). It hosts Europe’s largest research hub for cybersecurity, three Fraunhofer institutes and the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research. Furthermore, it features esa’s space operating centre, EUMESAT being responsible for Europe’s meteorological satellites and the EUR 2.5 billion FAIR international accelerator facility under construction. Within a radius of one hour drive the by far largest European IT cluster is located.
Let’s get started: Arrange your free introductory consultation for one hour. Just simply send us an email or give us a call.
During the consultation we will get to know each other and discuss briefly the main “pain points” in your business or your expansion plans for /market entry strategy into Germany /the EU.