Daniel Kohn

Daniel Kohn

Studies at:

European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)

Location in:

Berlin, Germany

Daniel Kohn

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Studies at:
European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)
Location in:
Berlin, Germany

Bio

Five years of business experience in the consulting industry with a strong focus in financial management consulting across diverse industries and countries; extensive international working experience and project expertise; strong analytical skills; team player (led or participated in over 20 cross-functional teams in seven countries).

Technology: Computer literacy: SAP R/3 (FI, CO, MM), MS Office, ARIS

Daniel has worked/studied in

  • Austria
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Romania
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America

Daniel speaks

  • German
  • English

Daniel has experience in

  • Automotive
  • Consulting
  • Technology

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Work

2005 – 2009

Senior Consultant

IBM , Germany
  • IBM Deutschland GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany - Financial Management Consulting
  • Diverse roles as project leader and sub-project leader in international client projects with budget responsibilities of up to
  • 1 million EUR per sub-project and staff responsibilities of up to 30 project team members
  • Selected engagements: 
  • Managed a client team of eight experts in a pilot transition project for Italian entities of a global transportation client in order to set up shared services operations within three months in Romania and to transfer finance and accounting processes within an additional four months while harmonizing key finance processes and leveraging wage arbitrage and economies of scale
  • Managed multiple project teams of five to fifteen persons in four European countries over two years transferring finance and accounting processes from 14 legal entities of a global chemical client to the newly set-up shared service center environment; in charge of complex transitions, which involved parallel mergers, post-merger support from acquisitions, and parallel SAP implementations with identical go-live dates
  • Led a work stream at an automotive client conducting a component business model vision workshop and performing a product portfolio analysis based on interviews and questionnaires to advise on best-practice recommendations on the client’s finance roadmap
  • During a reorganization initiative at a global electronics producer in the United Kingdom, developed a European target model for the organizational back-office structures and a recommendation for benefit realization and tracking, analyzed feasibilities, and advised on the implementation strategy as well as the people migration approach
  • Recruited, trained, and mentored consultants

Work

2005 – 2009

Senior Consultant

IBM , Germany
  • IBM Deutschland GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany - Financial Management Consulting
  • Diverse roles as project leader and sub-project leader in international client projects with budget responsibilities of up to
  • 1 million EUR per sub-project and staff responsibilities of up to 30 project team members
  • Selected engagements: 
  • Managed a client team of eight experts in a pilot transition project for Italian entities of a global transportation client in order to set up shared services operations within three months in Romania and to transfer finance and accounting processes within an additional four months while harmonizing key finance processes and leveraging wage arbitrage and economies of scale
  • Managed multiple project teams of five to fifteen persons in four European countries over two years transferring finance and accounting processes from 14 legal entities of a global chemical client to the newly set-up shared service center environment; in charge of complex transitions, which involved parallel mergers, post-merger support from acquisitions, and parallel SAP implementations with identical go-live dates
  • Led a work stream at an automotive client conducting a component business model vision workshop and performing a product portfolio analysis based on interviews and questionnaires to advise on best-practice recommendations on the client’s finance roadmap
  • During a reorganization initiative at a global electronics producer in the United Kingdom, developed a European target model for the organizational back-office structures and a recommendation for benefit realization and tracking, analyzed feasibilities, and advised on the implementation strategy as well as the people migration approach
  • Recruited, trained, and mentored consultants

Education

2010

European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2002 – 2005

Open University- Business School

Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (Berufsakademie) and Bachelor's Degree in International Business Administration and Information Technology (Bachelors)

Achievements

  • ESMT MBA Class President
  • WSJE Future Leadership Senat
  • IBM Top Talent program (2007–2009)
  • IBM 3D Delivery Efficiency Award (2007)
  • Academic honors diploma recipient and president’s Education Award recipient at Calumet HS (Indiana - US - 1999)

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • German