Wenjing Xiao

Wenjing Xiao

Studies at:

Yale School of Management

Location in:

Jouy en Josas, France

Wenjing Xiao

Wenjings connections

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Studies at:
Yale School of Management
Location in:
Jouy en Josas, France

Bio

Accomplished consultant with five-year experience of finance, internal audit, internal control and process improvement for 37 clients in multi-sectors including healthcare, energy and software, rated top performer for five years and attained client retention and strategic partnerships through high-quality project delivery. Proven leadership in managing parallel projects with strict timelines, and coordinated multicultural teams in China, United States, France and Singapore.

Specialties: Accounting, Internal Control, Internal Audit and Process Improvement

Wenjing has worked/studied in

  • China
  • France

Wenjing speaks

  • English
  • French
  • Chinese

Wenjing has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Energy
  • Healthcare

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Work

2013 – present

Strategy Intern for Industry Strategic Planning

Schneider Electric , France
  • Rolling out China Industry five-year strategic plan
2007 – 2012

Senior consultant

Ernst & Young
  • •Managed 30 team members to provide internal audit, internal control and process improvement consulting services to 37 clients in various sectors including energy, healthcare, technology and fast-moving consumer goods.
  • •Ranked top performer for five years in a row by attaining client retention and strategic partnerships through high-quality project deliverables and proven leadership in managing parallel projects with strict deadlines.
  • •Won 20 client contracts valuing €10M by developing proposals to pinpoint clients’ critical concerns.
  • •Enhanced project consistency and project quality for all regional offices in China by setting up knowledge sharing database, including project management toolkit, project approaches and industry leading practices.
  • •Main Client:Microsoft, Johnson& Johnson, Mercedes Benz, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Owens Corning, CNOOC, R&D-based Pharmaceutical Association Committee, Simcere Pharmaceutical Group
2010 – 2012

Asia Pacific Region Project Leader

Microsoft
  • - Cultivated and led a team of ten to conduct distribution channel review and inventory management review for two years and presented the deliverables to CFO in China.
  • - Employed data analysis for Microsoft and its 20 distributors to effectively identify operation and compliance issues.
  • - Identified immediate €300K (~10%) cost improvements by systematizing and standardizing calculation method and reimbursement process of outsourced telesales service fee.
2010 – 2012

Project Leader

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group
  • - Led client’s internal audit team to establish effective internal control system to satisfy SEC compliance requirements
  • - Helped reduce compliance cost and leveraged SOX execution to enhance operation efficiency beyond finance aspect
2011
(Sep – Nov)

Project leader

Johnson & Johnson
  • - Developed standard operation procedures for sales, purchase and finance process etc. and designed interface controls to accommodate newly established share-service centers to satisfy US Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance requirements.
  • - Took over project leader role during a crisis period of high staff turnover and cost overrun and completed the project according to original timescale and profitability higher than average.
2011
(Apr – Apr)

Team Planner

Mercedes Benz
  • - Participated in the development of project plan and project approach which integrated process review, data analysis and sample testing to review dealer’s practices and identify root causes of abnormal sales data fluctuations
2011
(Feb – Apr)

Project Leader

Pfizer
  • - Conducted pilot internal control reviews on five selected nutrition distributors in terms of sales management, inventory management, contract management and Anti-bribery review.
2011
(Mar – Mar)

Contracted Consultant

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • - Assisted in obtaining a €44M Chinese government incentive by validating the supporting documents and conducting scenario analysis for alternative payment methods.
  • - Won a new five-year internal audit contract from Goodyear covering North America and Asia Pacific Region.
2009 – 2010
(Nov – Feb)

Project Leader

RDPAC (R&D Based Pharmaceutical Association Committee)
  • - Conducted pharmaceutical quality research project to justify premium prices charged for medicines with premium quality and developed relevant pricing mechanism in China.
  • - Streamlined company registration, corporate structure and process operation for RDPAC from a rep-office to a wholly owned foreign enterprise and strengthened client’s corporate governance controls
2009 – 2010
(Feb – Feb)

Sector Specialist

Asian Development Bank
  • - Established model internal control systems for wastewater and rural sector projects to mitigate identified risks of different stakeholders in the value chain, including ADB, Project Implementation Agencies and the government.
2009
(Aug – Oct)

Project Leader

CNOOC
  • - Revamped sales process and adjusted ERP system within three months and ensured operation continuity on the condition of two parallel systems: sales volume increased by 55% and revenue by 72% in 2010.
  • - Designed financial derivatives trading policy and procedures to control financial and operational risks.

Work

2013 – present

Strategy Intern for Industry Strategic Planning

Schneider Electric , France
  • Rolling out China Industry five-year strategic plan
2007 – 2012

Senior consultant

Ernst & Young
  • •Managed 30 team members to provide internal audit, internal control and process improvement consulting services to 37 clients in various sectors including energy, healthcare, technology and fast-moving consumer goods.
  • •Ranked top performer for five years in a row by attaining client retention and strategic partnerships through high-quality project deliverables and proven leadership in managing parallel projects with strict deadlines.
  • •Won 20 client contracts valuing €10M by developing proposals to pinpoint clients’ critical concerns.
  • •Enhanced project consistency and project quality for all regional offices in China by setting up knowledge sharing database, including project management toolkit, project approaches and industry leading practices.
  • •Main Client:Microsoft, Johnson& Johnson, Mercedes Benz, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Owens Corning, CNOOC, R&D-based Pharmaceutical Association Committee, Simcere Pharmaceutical Group
2010 – 2012

Asia Pacific Region Project Leader

Microsoft
  • - Cultivated and led a team of ten to conduct distribution channel review and inventory management review for two years and presented the deliverables to CFO in China.
  • - Employed data analysis for Microsoft and its 20 distributors to effectively identify operation and compliance issues.
  • - Identified immediate €300K (~10%) cost improvements by systematizing and standardizing calculation method and reimbursement process of outsourced telesales service fee.
2010 – 2012

Project Leader

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group
  • - Led client’s internal audit team to establish effective internal control system to satisfy SEC compliance requirements
  • - Helped reduce compliance cost and leveraged SOX execution to enhance operation efficiency beyond finance aspect
2011
(Sep – Nov)

Project leader

Johnson & Johnson
  • - Developed standard operation procedures for sales, purchase and finance process etc. and designed interface controls to accommodate newly established share-service centers to satisfy US Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance requirements.
  • - Took over project leader role during a crisis period of high staff turnover and cost overrun and completed the project according to original timescale and profitability higher than average.
2011
(Apr – Apr)

Team Planner

Mercedes Benz
  • - Participated in the development of project plan and project approach which integrated process review, data analysis and sample testing to review dealer’s practices and identify root causes of abnormal sales data fluctuations
2011
(Feb – Apr)

Project Leader

Pfizer
  • - Conducted pilot internal control reviews on five selected nutrition distributors in terms of sales management, inventory management, contract management and Anti-bribery review.
2011
(Mar – Mar)

Contracted Consultant

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • - Assisted in obtaining a €44M Chinese government incentive by validating the supporting documents and conducting scenario analysis for alternative payment methods.
  • - Won a new five-year internal audit contract from Goodyear covering North America and Asia Pacific Region.
2009 – 2010
(Nov – Feb)

Project Leader

RDPAC (R&D Based Pharmaceutical Association Committee)
  • - Conducted pharmaceutical quality research project to justify premium prices charged for medicines with premium quality and developed relevant pricing mechanism in China.
  • - Streamlined company registration, corporate structure and process operation for RDPAC from a rep-office to a wholly owned foreign enterprise and strengthened client’s corporate governance controls
2009 – 2010
(Feb – Feb)

Sector Specialist

Asian Development Bank
  • - Established model internal control systems for wastewater and rural sector projects to mitigate identified risks of different stakeholders in the value chain, including ADB, Project Implementation Agencies and the government.
2009
(Aug – Oct)

Project Leader

CNOOC
  • - Revamped sales process and adjusted ERP system within three months and ensured operation continuity on the condition of two parallel systems: sales volume increased by 55% and revenue by 72% in 2010.
  • - Designed financial derivatives trading policy and procedures to control financial and operational risks.

Education

2013 – 2014

Yale School of Management

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2012 – 2014

HEC Paris

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2003 – 2007

Tianjin University of Finance and Economics

BS

Achievements

  • HEC Excellence Scholarship, CICPA, CIA

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • Chinese