In his career Jim fulfilled roles as an auditor, service provider and manager and worked for small, medium and large sized entities. The various roles ensure that Jim understand the individual components that together build up to financial infomation. Working for various sized organizations made Jim understand the multiple functions of accounting.
Jim has experience with financial and management accounting, Dutch GAAP and US GAAP and accounting in ERP as well as best-of-breed systems.
Working for various sized organizations Jim was very much involved with different aspects of controlling:
- cost control
- project control
- business control
- financial control
Performing a month / year end close, drafting statutory annual accounts, a budget or forecast, managing cost accruals or projects from a finance perspective … it all has been part of the job(s).
In the Reporting area Jim has experience with internal as well as external reporting. Where internal reporting has an important role in the descion making process for management, being compliant is escential for external reporting.
For internal reporting Jim was part of several projects in developing management dashboards. For external reporting Jim supported organizations by drafting statutory annual accounts according to local laws and regulations.