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Daniel Bundó

SAP Finance Program/Project Manager

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  • Graduation: Bachelor in Business Administration
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  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | French (Limited professional) | Portuguese (Limited professional) | Spanish (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 16.03.2017

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Senior Project Manager with an outstanding track record of 18 years in Finance & Performance Management and IT related projects. Specialist in finance transformation projects: business process improvement (planning/budgeting, costing models, financial consolidation, period-end-closing, reporting, capital markets, etc) and ERP/CPM implementations (SAP, Cognos, Hyperion, Microstrategy and Murex). Identification of improvement opportunities. Multi-disciplinary teams leadership. Used to working with tight objectives and deadlines. Adaptability in complex project environments. Communication with senior management. International experience. Customer oriented.


Main tasks and responsibilities performed in projects:
  • Finance Transformation: redesign and implementation of finance and controlling processes and systems.
    • Design of Business Blueprints and roll-outs across EMEA countries.
    • Re-engineering of General Overheads and Industrial Costing.
    • Design and implementation of Product Costing processes (standard, actual, full-costing, direct costing, etc).
    • Design of Activity Based Costing models.
    • Re-engineering and implementation of Planning and Budgeting processes.
    • Optimization of the Financial Period-End-Closing.
    • Financial Reporting: P&L and Profitability Analysis (products, markets, clients, channels, subsidiaries, etc).
    • Definition of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
    • Optimization of Financial processes: Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, General Ledger and Treasury.
  • ERP/CPM systems benchmarking and implementations (SAP, Cognos, Hyperion, Microstrategy) leading the full project life-cycle: Analysis, Design, Construction and Implementation.
  • Program & Project Management (PPM): planning, coordination, budgeting control, resource management, risk management, communication, key stakeholders and sponsor management, issue resolution, project management methodologies (PwC-Ascendant, ASAP, etc) and team mentoring. Customer relationship at CFO level. 
  • Capital Markets: reporting redesign and Front Office applications implementation for Fixed Income, Equities and Derivatives operations (Murex).
  • Integration manager responsible for the financial processes and systems in M&A projects.
  • Presentation and negotiation of commercial proposals and contracts with third parties (customers, vendors and subcontractors).
  • Consumer Products and Retail: Bunge, Nestlé, The Colomer Group (Revlon), Caprabo.
  • Financial Services: Banco Sabadell, Caixa Bank.
  • Automotive: GM Europe (Opel).
  • Industry: BSN Glasspack.
  • Media & Entertainment: Grupo Godó, Bertelsmann.
  • Utilities: Aïgues Ter Llobregat.
International Experience:
  • France – 2,5 years. BSN Glasspack, Nestlé, Bunge.
  • The Netherlands – 9 months. Bunge.
  • Switzerland - 2 years. Nestlé, Bunge.
  • Germany - 6 months. GM Europe (Opel), PwC (internal project).
  • Portugal - 1 year. GM Europe (Opel).
  • United Kingdom - 6 months. IBM/PwC (merger).
  • Egypt – 6 months. Bunge.
  • Ukraine – 1 year. Bunge.
  • Romania – 3 years. Bunge (SAP Support Center).
  • Hungary – 3 months. Bunge.
1.990 – 1.995         BACHELOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. Facultad  de  Ciencias  Económicas  y  Empresariales.  UNIVERSIDAD  DE BARCELONA.
  • Spanish and Catalan: bilingual.
  • English: fluent (spoken and written).
  • French: intermediate (spoken and written).          
  • mySAP FI-CO Certificate (2.005). SAP España. Barcelona.
  • SAP R/3 FI-CO Certificate (1.998). Partner Academy SAP España. Madrid.
  • Skilled at SAP MM, SD, PP and PS (integration with FI-CO).
  • MS-Office Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.

Jan.’14 – Present     Bunge. Sant Just Desvern (Barcelona).
                 EMEA SAP Finance Program Lead. Responsible for leading finance business process improvement/SAP projects and deployment of best practices across EMEA countries: mid/long term finance programs definition and leadership; project management; planning/budgeting/resource management; finance process optimization: accounting operations, cost and profitability controlling, financial planning, month-end-closing, reporting, investment management, credit control and cash management.
SAP projects: complex full life cycle SAP implementations starting from envisioning & architecture through business blueprint setup,  solution design, system configuration, deployment and maintenance: FI-CO, Treasury and FSCM. Integration with logistic flows (MM, SD, PP, PS and PM).
  • Budget (yearly): up to 4 M Euros.
  • Project Teams: up to 15 FTE’s.
  • Main achievements:  core model design and deployment across EMEA subsidiaries (roll-outs) following the SAP Roadmap; integration of two new plants in France and The Netherlands; HANA upgrade; SAP implementation in the Lecithine and Biodiesel businesses; new crushing plant setup in Ukraine; finance processes and reporting harmonization across EMEA.
Oct.’08 – Dec.’13     Banco Sabadell. Sant Cugat del Vallés (Barcelona).
                 Finance Program Director. Responsible for the finance & controlling function effectiveness projects and capital markets projects: mid/long term finance programs definition and leadership; business process improvement and financial systems implementations: budgeting and cost controlling process redesign in SAP FI-CO; banking business reporting redesign and implementation in Hyperion-Essbase; financial and regulatory reporting (Basel)/ financial statements implementation in Cognos and Microstrategy; insolvency management/reporting process improvement; financial consolidation redesign and applications benchmarking (SAP BPC, HFM, Cognos); capital markets business process/reporting redesign (Murex) for financial operations tracking (fixed income, equities, derivatives, etc).    
  • Budget (yearly): up to 3’6 M Euros.
  • Project Teams: up to 20 FTE’s.
  • Main achievements: efficiency improvement of the financial statements management/ reporting through the optimization and implementation of CPM/BI systems; design and implementation of a new business reporting model following banking best practices; more transparency in the reporting of customer insolvencies; conciliation/unification of the Treasury business P&L.
Jan.’08 – Sept.’08    Grupo Godó de Comunicación. Barcelona.
                 Corporate Controller. Financial supervision of the Business Units; business planning; budgeting control; financial month-end-closing coordination; reporting to the General Management; etc.
  • Main achievements: leadership of a cost reduction project for all the subsidiaries of the group; launch of new on-line businesses.
May.’05 – Jan.’08     Caprabo (Grupo Eroski). L’Hospitalet (Barcelona).
                 Finance Program Manager. Responsible for the finance & controlling function effectiveness projects - business process improvement and financial systems implementations: yearly finance programs definition and leadership; accounting operations, cost and profitability controlling; financial period-end-closing; financial reporting; investment management; treasury management; balanced scorecards; ERP/CPM systems implementations (SAP FI-CO and Cognos), etc.
  • Budget (yearly): up to 3 M Euros.
  • Project Teams: up to 18 FTE’s.
  • Main achievements: transparency and efficiency of the management reporting processes through the implementation of a new CPM application (Cognos) for senior and middle management; financial process improvement through SAP FI-CO implementation projects; financial integration with Eroski. 
March’98 April‘05 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Consulting). Barcelona. Senior Consultant in business process re-engineering and SAP FI-CO implementation projects across EMEA countries.
  • Project Teams: up to 5 FTE’s.
  • Main achievements: excellence in process and systems management by undertaking global finance transformation projects.
In January 2003 the Management Consulting Services business was acquired by IBM Global Business Services.
Jan.‘97 March’98             GVC Gaesco. Barcelona.
Trader; Financial Investment Analyst; Financial Advisor.
Main location: Spain
Other locations : all EMEA countries