Valentine Dedkov, Management Consulting Expert in Limassol, Cyprus
Valentine Dedkov

Management Consulting Expert in Limassol, Cyprus

Member since April 1, 2022
Valentine is a successful financial consultant with a proven track record of transformation projects and notable achievements in digital companies and traditional industries. His expertise lies deeply within the transformation of finance roles in the organization: shifting from a business with various issues to creating business value. He is excited to help Toptal clients challenge the status quo and reach new milestones.
Valentine is now available for hire

Case studies

  • IPO Support at NASDAQ (SPAC)
    IPO Support at NASDAQ (SPAC)
  • Finance Function IPO Readiness Assessment
    Finance Function IPO Readiness Assessment
  • Finance Function Strategy Development
    Finance Function Strategy Development

Expertise

Employment

  • Senior Manager/Manager

    2019 - PRESENT
    EY
    • Developed a methodology for valuation and accounting of complex operations, designed target reporting process within the NASDAQ listing through SPAC.
    • Performed migration of management accounts and master data for new business integration within mergers & acquisitions (M&A).
    • Developed a finance function operating model and transformation design of target organization structure and headcount (around 300 employees and optimization around 20%).
    • Developed a corporate KPI system and designed management accounting automation (200+ indicators, 250+ interactive dashboards).
    • Designed support processes targeting the operating model (efficiency increase of up to 30%).
    • Performed finance and support function maturity assessment and strategy development ( around 40 actions across four functional areas).
    Focus areas: Shared Services, Shared Service Centers, Management Reporting, ARIS, BPMN, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Forecasting, Treasury, Project Management, Fast close, Operational Modeling, Corporate Reporting, Business Warehouses, Data model, IFRS Adjustments, Financial Reporting, Strategy, Organizational Design, Business Intelligence (BI), Working Capital Management, Treasury & Liquidity Management, Benchmarking, Financial Modeling, Corporate functions, Digital Finance, SEC Financial Reporting, PCAOB, NASDAQ, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC), IFRS 15, IFRS 2, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Performance Management, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), CFO, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Manufacturing, Post-merger Integration, M&A (Buy-side), Rollups, Business Transformation, Operating Models, Business Design, Organizational Structure, Digital Transformation, Target Operating Models
  • Manager/Senior Consultant

    2015 - 2019
    Deloitte
    • Designed and implemented multiple shared service centers with over three functions and more than 1,000 employees.
    • Decreased the monthly closing and reporting cycle from 16 to eight days via process optimization.
    • Developed methodological project solutions within SAP ERP implementation.
    • Designed corporate reporting system including SAP BW and SAP BI areas, including data sources integration.
    • Performed corporate functions benchmarking (finance, IT, procurement, etc.).
    • Delivered multiple process optimization initiatives.
    Focus areas: Shared Services, Shared Service Centers, Management Reporting, ARIS, BPMN, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Forecasting, Treasury, Project Management, Fast close, Operational Modeling, Corporate Reporting, Business Warehouses, Data model, IFRS Adjustments, Financial Reporting, Strategy, Organizational Design, Business Intelligence (BI), Digital Finance, Working Capital Management, Treasury & Liquidity Management, Benchmarking, Financial Modeling, Corporate functions, Performance Management, CFO, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Manufacturing, Business Transformation, Operating Models, Business Design, Organizational Structure, Digital Transformation, Target Operating Models
  • Finance Controller/eCommerce Development Consultant

    2010 - 2015
    Siemens
    • Developed and supported the implementation of an eCommerce concept. Processed up to 95% of transactions automatically.
    • Performed business unit reorganization within global business restructuring.
    • Performed financial analysis, cost, and profitability business unit assessment within budgeting and forecasting procedures.
    • Implemented corporate an SAP ERP template (SAP Controlling (CO), SAP SD, and SAP MM structures).
    • Led process analysis and reengineering (sales, procurement, reporting and data management).
    Focus areas: Financial Analysis, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Forecasting, Performance Management, Business Process Optimization, Financial Closing, Economics, Strategy, eCommerce, SAP, Financial Transformation, Process Transformation, CFO, Revenue & Expense Projections, Cash Flow Management, Financial Reporting Dashboards, Manufacturing, Business Transformation, Business Design, Organizational Structure, Digital Transformation, Target Operating Models

Education

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration
    2007 - 2012
    Moscow State University - Moscow, Russia

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