Andrea Sasso, Finance Expert in Turin, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Andrea Sasso

Finance Expert in Turin, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy

Member since January 18, 2021
Andrea is a fractional CFO, spending a significant portion of her time with early-stage startups. She is an expert in financial modeling and strategic growth initiatives, having gained experience in (almost) all areas of corporate finance and held executive-level positions in corporate development. She specializes in helping leaders make better-informed decisions.
Andrea is now available for hire

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Expertise

  • Controlling
  • Corporate Development
  • DCF Valuation
  • Early-stage Venture Capital
  • Financial Analysis
  • Fundraising
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Planning

Employment

  • Fractional CFO

    2019 - PRESENT
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    • Supported startups to maximize the potential of their finance function to improve decision making, running of the business, and communication.
    • Helped clients design and implement suitable, scalable, and sustainable business development strategies to take their business to the next level.
    • Mentored more than 20 early-stage startups through accelerator programs.
    Focus areas: Startup Consulting, Fundraising, Financial Modeling, eCommerce, Startup Funding
  • Manager Strategy and Corporate Development - Americas

    2016 - 2019
    Guardian Industries
    • Managed five-year strategic plan development for a region with annual revenue of $1.2 billion, laying the groundwork for the region’s strategic growth.
    • Led vetting and execution of investment opportunities and M&A activities above regional vice president’s capital authority ($5 million - $1 billion).
    • Brought plant extension investment of $65 million to board approval, the most significant strategic investment in the US in 20 years.
    • Mentored junior analysts in transaction excellence, financial analysis, economic thinking, marginal analysis, and decision-making processes.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Strategic Planning, Investments, Business Development, Corporate Development, Strategy Development, Leadership, Financial Analysis, Investment Cases, Opportunity Identification, Opportunity Assessments, Transactions, Forecasting
  • Corporate Development Lead Analyst

    2014 - 2016
    Guardian Industries
    • Delivered financial and economic analysis globally for capital projects above $5 million, supporting decision-makers (CEO, board) in evaluating alternatives to maximize the risk-adjusted value of the business.
    • Drove implementation of transaction excellence capability and financial analysis standards and best practices, ensuring alignment with management framework of the new owner (Market-based management® by KOCH Industries).
    • Mentored junior analysts in transaction excellence, financial analysis, economic thinking, marginal analysis, and decision-making processes.
    Focus areas: Business Development, Corporate Development, Financial Analysis, Economic Analysis, Unit Economics, Financial Analyst, Revenue & Expense Projections
  • Shared Service Centre (SSC) Manager / Cash Manager

    2011 - 2014
    Guardian Industries
    • Led complete reorganization of transactional processes (such as accounts payable and receivable, end-of-period accounting entries, and reporting), increasing accuracy and efficiency.
    • Increased system entry matching from 60% to 90%, achieved overtime reduction (on average two hours per person per day).
    • Expanded SSC’s responsibilities to function as a back office for treasury, ensuring effective segregation of duties, without adding headcount.
    Focus areas: Accounting, Treasury, Corporate Treasury, Cash Management, Cash Pooling, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Monthly Close Process
  • Accountant

    2009 - 2011
    Guardian Industries
    • Supported operations through financial analysis, controlling, forecasting, and variance analysis.
    • Assisted in month-end closing, income statement, and balance sheet accounting.
    • Streamlined the inventory and obsoletes evaluation process.
    Focus areas: Accounting, Controlling, Audits, Monthly Close Process, Plant Accounting, Operations

Education

  • Master's Degree in International Business Administration
    2003 - 2009
    Vienna University of Economics and Business – WU Wien - Vienna, Austria

Certifications

  • ACCA | Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
    OCTOBER 2019 - PRESENT
    ACCA | Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

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