MischkaC

Vice President – Finance, APAC
  • Member Since, May. 2017
  • Total Work Experience 16 - 20 Years
  • Age 48---52-years
  • Education Level Primary/Secondary/SPM
  • Expected Salary (Malaysian Ringgit) 0
  • Willing to travel? Yes
  • Willing to relocate? Yes
  • Possess own transport? Yes

18years progressive finance experience holding various senior finance positionsin start-up, multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 organizations and growing MNCs invarious industries.

 

Wellbalanced with good combination of IQ, EQ, SQ (Social Intelligence) & CQ(Cultural Intelligence). Accountable for budgets, planning & analysis,resource allocation, strategic & financial management, funding, processimprovement & change, reporting & compliance, merger & acquisition,risk management and team leadership & development, procurement & IT.

 

Diverseinternational exposure with rich understanding of different cultures andbackgrounds to drive business objectives & performance. Speaks and writeEnglish and Mandarin fluently.

 

KeyAchievements:

1. Proserv
i. Improved Finance team's ability in business partnering, reporting andfinancial management, restructure the team to be able to do more with less
ii. Key Contributor in M&A of $850million

iii. Improved working capital by 20% byfocusing on the right KPI and communicate with the Business managers

 

2. Baker Hughes Inc

i. Built a new operations finance teamfrom scratch with high reputation as finance business partners & advisorsto the business managers

ii. Awarded Long Term Incentivesgranted only to top performers (~1% of 65,000 employees) – for excellentperformance in improving KPIs, driving process improvements, over-achievementof budget plan in revenue and profitability metrics by >120%

iiiIncreased revenue growth >20% via increased market share, new market entryto Myanmar, and corporate acquisition. 

3.3D Networks
i. Obtained MYR 30million facilities for the group of companies througheffective negotiation
ii. Resolved cash challenges through effective cash management – re-negotiatecredit terms; improving AR collections; re-defining inventory level accordingto the operational requirements, etc.
iii. Improved finance team’s loyalty and reduced staff turnover rate to 5% from20%, by improving the team bonding, work culture & collaboration

4. QuickNet Com
i. Negotiated more than MYR 5million facilities for the start-up company, at animproved rate by 0.5% due to the demonstration of good accounting & financepractices in meeting the statutory requirements
ii. Secured a government fund of MYR 1.5million for another start-up company bydeveloping and presenting a viable business plan

iii. Built and established effectiveaccounting & finance processes and controls from scratch 

Education

  • EMBA
    2015 - 2015 Kellogg-HKUST (By Northwestern Universtiy

    Ranked World Top 2 EMBA since 2009

  • BSc Economics
    1997 - 1997 University of London

  • 1. Certified Corporate FP
    2015 - 2015 The Association For Finance Professionals, US

  • 2. Chartered Accountant
    2004 - 2003 The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK

Work Experience

  • June 2013 - May 2015
    VICE PRESIDENT FINANCE – ASIA PACIFIC