Ivan Kitanovic, Finance Expert in Belgrade, Serbia
Ivan Kitanovic

Finance Expert in Belgrade, Serbia

Member since October 6, 2022
Ivan has over nine years of experience working as a financial advisor for companies of various sizes, from million-dollar family businesses to large industrial complexes generating $300+ million per year. Expert in business valuations, project finance deals, and financial modeling, Ivan is a Bocconi University graduate and an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers. For him, freelance projects are a great way to work with different clients worldwide.
Ivan is now available for hire

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Other Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Modeling
  • Investment Analysis
  • M&A Modeling
  • Project Finance


  • Senior Consultant & Team Lead

    2021 - PRESENT
    Msg Global Solutions
    • Built and maintained multiple SAP Profitability and Performance Management (PaPM) modules for a global leader in the insurance industry growing to over $90 billion in revenue and 70,000+ employees.
    • Supported a client in automatizing previously manual processes and meeting the requirements imposed by the IFRS 17.
    • Led implementations of SAP PaPM modules for leading global companies across different industries. Assisted clients in streamlining and automatizing complex financial processes, transforming operations, and preparing for future market demands.
    • Managed entire engagements and teams of junior colleagues focusing on clients' needs and providing the best possible solutions through a SAP PaPM module.
    Focus areas: Finance, Microsoft Excel, Excel VBA, SQL, SAP, Management, Financial Analysis, Accounting, Financial Modeling, Business Planning, Data Visualization, Dashboards, Excel Macros, Management Reports
  • Manager in Corporate Finance

    2013 - 2021
    • Promoted to the managerial position following a fast-track career path with yearly promotions and two double promotions for the highest performers in the peer group.
    • Performed valuation of a 250+ MW thermal power plant and mine, creating a complete financial model that covers the entire lifespan of the plant, modeling its operations and financing. Collaborated with technical advisors and the client.
    • Assisted a client in securing a loan for project finance in the energy sector, requiring over $1 billion. Created a financial model covering the project lifetime of 40 years, including various debt structuring options from different sources.
    • Performed valuation of the largest chemical company in the region with more than $300 million in revenue. Prepared a model covering 30+ years of operations and across five different scenarios, including many technical complexities of the industry.
    Focus areas: Valuation, Financial Modeling, Financial Asset Impairment Models, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Analysis, Project Finance, Investment Analysis, Restructuring, M&A Modeling, M&A (Sell-side), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Management, Business Analysis, Accounting, DCF Valuation, Business Planning, Comparable Company Analysis, Transaction Comparables, Market Research & Analysis, Fundraising, Pitch Decks, Forecasting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Business Models, Three-statement Modeling, RiskMetrics, Startups, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Renewable Energy, Due Diligence, Pitch Deck Consultant, Data Visualization, Dashboards, Excel Macros, Management Reports, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)


  • Master's Degree in Finance
    2011 - 2013
    Bocconi University - Milan, Italy
  • Bachelor's Degree in International Economics and Management
    2009 - 2011
    Bocconi University - Milan, Italy


  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)
    American Society of Appraisers

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