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Dirk Burmann

Senior Finance Experte

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  • Graduation: CPA, Diplom Betriebswirt
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  • Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | French (Limited professional)
  • Last update: 23.01.2021
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  • Financial analysis and due diligence
  • Corporate (Finance) Transactions
  • Business organization
  • Restructurering
  • Legal and regulatory compliance including respective IT implementations
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Finance Transformation
  • Projectmanagement
  • Accounting & Controlling
  • 10/2020 - Present

  • Project-lead Controlling transformation and introduction of a management dash-board of a huge mid-cap service provider
    • Conduct interviews on different management levels and business divisions
    • Derive key performance indicators and advise on strategic and operational requirements to digitize business
    • Develop multilevel dashboards for the various management level and business divisions

  • 10/2020 - 11/2020

    • Crelan
    • 500-1000 employees
    • Banks and financial services
  • Project-lead reviewing a project to anonymize data of a Belgian bank
    • Scrutinize project documentation and discuss open issues with project manager
    • Summarize findings and remedy recommendations
    • Report results and recommendations to internal committee (in French)

  • 07/2020 - 09/2020

  • Workstream-lead Financial Due Diligence and Valuation of two Start-Ups, entities of huge players in the chemical industry
    • Analyze, adjust and evaluate individual business cases 
    • Derive and evaluate a pro-forma CombinedCo Case from potential VC perspective 
    • Consolidate results of Commercial and Technical Due Diligence and derive impact on business cases and valuation

  • 07/2019 - 08/2020

    • MEAG
    • 500-1000 employees
    • Banks and financial services
  • Operational project lead in implementing data erasure procedures
    • Initially leading a project to update and amend IT security governance framework 
    • Takeover of the data erasure project in January 2020 covering the entire business model
        • Co-ordinate seven subprojects
        • Align approach with client’s project lead
        • Quality assurance of project deliverables
        • Reporting and Planning 
    •  Conduct interviews to complete and update register of processing activities, especially the investment departments

  • 11/2017 - 04/2019

    • Consorsbank
    • 1000-5000 employees
    • Banks and financial services
  • Project lead implementing EU GDPR
    • Taking over an implementation project at risk and setting up an approach to deliver all necessary elements on time to achieve compliance on 25 May 2018
    • Identify all relevant fields of application and develop suitable measures
    • Putting together business requirements for IT developments
    • Align with all relevant stakeholders and communicate to staff
    • Closely collaborate with legal department to define solutions
    • Monitor efficiency of designed processes and adapt where deemed necessary
    • Initiating and preparing management decisions

  • 12/2018 - 02/2019

    • Deloitte
    • >10.000 employees
    • Auditing, taxes and law
  • Manager Due Diligence for a segment in a multi-billion transaction in the chemical sector
    • Analyze target’s current trading activities and comment of its development as well as any impact factors (i.e. raw material prices, client demand or capacities)
    • Alignment with target‘s Controlling department on various issues 
    • Draft and align replies within Q&A process with bidders
    • Participate in expert sessions with bidders and their advisors

  • 08/2016 - 07/2017

    • AGCS (Allianz Global Corporate & Specialties)
    • 1000-5000 employees
    • Insurance
  • Project lead for global implementation of the new EU-General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR)
    • Leading a team of two advisors to determine the functional requirements from the GDPR and assess the applicability to client’s global organization in alignment with Group’s Data Protection Officer
    • Accomplish a gap-analysis to the already implemented data protection arrangements
    • Establish a record of processing activities along the entire operating model, i.e., actuarial, underwriting, asset management, premium reserve stock, re-insurance etc.
    • Determine, plan and set up appropriate implementation measures 
    • Align working results with Allianz Germany and on program level at Allianz Holding
    • Examine functional requirements with group’s worldwide data protection specialists
    • Report to Global Head of Legal & Compliance

  • 11/2015 - 06/2016

    • BMW
    • >10.000 employees
    • Banks and financial services
  • Workstream Lead Accounting and Payment
  • Design, adoption and implementation of a standard contract management software for lease and loan

    • Collate and analyse functional business requirements (including functional interfaces and dependencies) of the German market while considering key European issues
    • Develop relevant use cases together with a team of up to five staff
    • Identify and manage process and project risks
    • Organise and execute the review process to reach sign-off of the defined deliverables
    • Contribute functionally to the roles and rights concept, to the concept of internal controls as well as to document management
    • Plan, control and manage all workstream activities
    • Report to overall internal project lead as well as to the program lead of the engaging car group

  • 02/2013 - 09/2015

    • APCOA
    • 1000-5000 employees
    • Other
  • Head and run a Project-Management-Offices during a huge refinancing and a corporate strategic review
    • Build up a PMO with up to five team members in a refinancing project (c. 800M €) of a Germany based mid cap parking manager with multiple workstreams (debt and equity) 
    • Prepare, conduct and follow up of management presentations. Direct alignment with client’s managing board
    • Permanent exchange with group departments as Controlling, Accounting & Tax and Treasury as well as with the respective units of the group entities
    • Co-ordination and organization of the data room and Q&A processes for the various due diligence advisor of the potential investors/financing banks
    • Financial analysis (cash flow-, working capital, equity and p&l)
    • Counterpart to the restructuring surveyor, quality check of their restructuring opinion in accordance with the German standard IDW S6
    • Contact point for all other engaged advisors
    • Support in assessing and choosing the strategy advisor (top tier supplier)
    • On-boarding of strategy advisor in the corporate headquarter as well as in the 11 subsidiaries throughout Europe
    • Interface between Program-Manager and client
    • Analyze and validate, together with Controlling and the subsidiaries, overall outcome of the strategic review
    • Organization of steering committees, workshops and other meetings crucial for the success of the project
    • Support client’s project manager in communication towards main shareholder
    • Develop, communicate and conduct implementation of proposed measures

  • 04/2009 - 09/2012

    • HGA Capital
    • 10-50 employees
    • Banks and financial services
  • Responsible as Head of Fund management for the restructuring of 34 closed end funds
    • Analyze risk profiles of all investment vehicles, almost exclusively invested in real estate, totaling to 2 billion €
    • Determine target state and develop measures for each fund and align package with shareholder
    • Exchange staff and approach to meet the challenges of the restructuring of the whole portfolio
    • (Re-)negotiate rental and finance agreements of properties
    • Interest and cross currency risk management 
    • Sale of properties and liquidate funds
    • Responsible for all investor communication (annual reports, annual performance report, customer events)
    • Continuing update of risk analysis and adopt measures where applicable

  • 10/2005 - 07/2008

    • KPMG
    • >10.000 employees
    • Auditing, taxes and law
  • Senior Manager and project lead in various buy-side und sell-side due diligences
    • Plan and execute due diligence projects with up to 20 team members from Tax, Valuation, Audit, Corporate Finance etc.
    • Project management, -controlling and -reporting towards clients using different reporting tools
    • Advise client’s decisions makers about the financial but also about strategic and organisational impacts of the envisaged transaction
    • Advise client setting up proposal letters and in management presentations
    • Align with other involved advisors (i.e. international Legal and Corporate Finance Advisor)
    • Examples: 
    • Structured risk analysis of some hundred leasing and structured finance vehicles 
    • Various due diligences for a large Family Office during acquisitions in Great Britain, Canada and Indonesia
    • Evaluate sale of a real estate credit portfolio of a Swedish Bank
    • Multiple projects for a large Danish utility during anticipated acquisitions in the German market

Ich stehe für alle Projekte zur Verfügung, wo ich mit Flugzeug oder Bahn anreisen kann. 
Ich bin weltweit verfügbar.
Ich möchte gern vollzeit arbeiten, bin aber grundsätzlich nicht abgeneigt, auch Projekte mit Teilauslastung anzunehmen. Der Zeitraum kann von einem bis zu über zwölf Monaten sein.
  • Entrepreneuriel acumen
  • Excellent teamplayer with ability to motivate and lead teams
  • Strong hands-on mentality
  • Intercultural competence
  • Positive conflict solving behavior
  • Assertive
  • Very experienced in presentations on any level
  • Firm in international environment
  • Structured, pragmatic approach, practise oriented and self-motivated