A lot of knowledge about a variety of companies was acquired, as wel as systems, company cultures, regulations.
PriceWaterhouse worked with a coaching on the job model; being team leader it was expected to coach your team members during the assignment for that week(s).
I was involved in special assignments during my years with PriceWaterhouse: Mergers and acquisitions (due diligence assignments); audits relating to international grants and subsidy.
I worked for PriceWaterhouse offices situated in Utrecht and Eindhoven.
The change management processes always involved software improvements, as described in the section IT-skills below.
Reporting: Setting up standard reporting per month, quarter and year. Consolidated and / or individual.
Most positions were newly created in the organisation or needed quick replacement. It was always building up processes and reporting from bottom. So all these positions required a lot of change management.
Group processes: Adapting group standards to local company after acquisition; coördinating group reporting and audit instructions for all subsidiaries.
Internal Control: SOX, Bill198 (Canada) or other minimum standards: Setting up, Implementing, Documenting and Testing of Internal Control Framework within company.
Treasury: Cash Flow Planning, Letter of Credit, Financial Instruments, Cash Flow reports.
Financial Administration: setting up, executing and leading full financial administration operation.
Business Advise, as being part of Management Team in several companies. Setting up new Organisational Structure; Succession Planning; HR advise.
Other: HR and Payroll Administration; Accounts Receivables Management; VAT; Corporate income taxes; 'Werkkostenregeling'; Insurances.
Most of these experiences involve improvements of the use of existing software ad implementation of new software. This is what I prefer to do; by using te right software in the right way being able to make processes more efficient and effective.
Implementation of HR Administration / Payroll Administration Software.
Implementation of Business Administration/Planning Software.
Co-development and Implementation of Customer Lead Tracking System.
Application Management several applications.
Implementation of Financial Administration software.
Co-development and Implementation of Online Customer Self Service tool.
Implementation of fully digitalized Purchase Invoice Cycle System.