Hubert POINSIGNON Expert premium




Indicative price: € 1375 - 1500 / day

Hubert POINSIGNON Expert premium


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When you see what you see...
and you hear what you hear...
you're right to think what you're thinking.

Indicative price € 1375 - 1500 / day

When you see what you see...
and you hear what you hear...
you're right to think what you're thinking.


Hubert is available immediately

Hubert is available for missions Full time, Special mission

Hubert moves to the International level

The expert in a few words....

Curious, strategic vision and able to zoom in on details, to federate teams around a common project ...

"In search of relevant operational meaning" according to François Bert

His specific skills

  • Managing French and international accounting (IFRS, USGAAP), (SAP, CODA, Control, Sage, Cegid, JD Edwards ...)
  • Optimize cash and WCR, payroll, tax returns (tax consolidation, transfer pricing, JV), consolidation, FUSACQ,
  • Group reporting (HFM and Oracle Financials) / ERP implementation: Cincom Control, Process Owner on SAP R/3 (FICO, FSCM)
  • Internal control (SOX), governance, credit, legal, corporate and international contract law (aeronautical, automotive, bonds & guarantees, local authorities, intellectual property), general services, real estate, leases and insurance ...
  • Management and network computing (25 agencies), purchasing, sales and marketing
  • Designing business plans, budgeting processes, management control (commercial, industrial, projects, long-term contracts, etc.), and the management control system.

His experience

Hubert has 30 years of experience

Équipements ferroviaires

October 2019 - August 2020

CFO & Purchasing Manager



Rolling mill, Manufacturing of steel products, rails & services for SNCF, RATP, Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, Export (HK, Korea, Africa etc ...)
Turnover 300 M€ - 3 companies - 450 people FR + 120 people UK
- Mission : Departure of the CFO following the RJ of the parent company BRISTH STEEL / takeover of the French & UK team (15 people) / BP and due diligences
→ ACCOUNTING AND TAXATION: Tax consolidation, Deferred taxes, IFRS accounts, Transfer prices

→ BP, BUDGETS, CAPEX and REPORTING: Disposal Business Plan and Due Diligences

→ SOCIAL: Incentives and profit-sharing (grids and valuation), Social liabilities

→ TRESO and BANKS: crisis management 13-weeks FCST / Foreign exchange (policy definition, implementation and unwinding of hedges) / Coface - Bonds - LC - counter-guarantee, Factoring

→ PURCHASING: Steel (300 KT/year India, EMEA, Russia ...), Energy (gas, electricity, CO2 ...), Strategic Services (logistics, interim,): strategy & objective definition, specifications, consultation, negotiation, framework contracts, monitoring, optimization

→ INSURANCE : Negotiation and implementation of contracts, claims management

→ RELATIONS WITH THIRD PARTIES: Syndex, CAC, Lawyers, tax and customs controls

Industrie automobile

October 2019 - July 2020

CFO & Purchasing



10/2019 - 07/2020 FRANCE RAIL INDUSTRY - DAF France & UK / Purchasing Manager Manufacturing of steel products, rolling mill 8 months
Turnover 300 M€ - 4 companies - 450 pers France + 120 UK
- Mission : Departure of the CFO following RJ of the parent company / take over of the team / BP and E&Y due diligences at group level + search for investors in stand alone for France / cash management / search for financial resources / move to stand alone following buyout of the parent company by Jingye / management of material purchases (300 KT / year from Indian, Russian, German, Chinese and French groups), sale to Liberty Steel

Transports routiers et ferroviaires

September 2018 - February 2019

Director of Management Control France then CFO France


Colombes - France

FRAIKIN: 700 M€ turnover / 58 000 vehicles / 2 800 people / 15 countries FINANCIAL DIRECTOR France
Commercial Vehicle Rental / Fleet Management - Scope France: 450 M€ turnover / 36 000 vehicles / 2 200 people / 130 agencies

- Mission: to take over the "Management Control, Sales and Projects Department" following the departure of the Director (10 years in the group)

→ Piloting the consultancy (Mc Kinsey, Alvarez & Marsal, Proudfoot, Wavestone, Blue Ridge, KPMG, Deloitte)

→ Deploys the strategy proposed by the funds (Consortium led by Alcentra & Värde Partners, plus Triton & Barings)

→ Stabilizes the teams (2 hires) / Optimizes relations with the group's central functions

→ Carry out the 2019 Budget and the 3-year plan according to the new axes

→ Ensures the transition from a "Management Control, Sales and Projects Department" (23 pers) to a DAF France (40 pers)

His education

  • 2002 : Six Sigma
  • 1987 : Edhec

Its missions

  • Ensures the transition from a "Management Control, Sales and Projects Department" (23 people) to a Finance Department France (40 people), Stabilizes the teams, Deploys the strategy proposed by the funds, Pilots the advice, Realizes the 2019 Budget and the 3-year plan according to the new axes

  • Takes over ADV and CFO, stabilizes cash flow forecasts and presentations to LBO shareholders, recruits a CFO

  • Operational support for managers and start-ups
    Operational and transmission diagnostics

  • Took over the CFO: Stabilize the treasury and the teams (18 people) in accounting (Cegid), CdG, Credit Mgt, Serv Gx, IT, legal. Realizes a new BP, pilots the due diligences and data room of cession = cession, plan in 100 days, plan of economy 3 M€.

  • DAF France Manage the teams (45 pers France + 5 UK + 2 Benelux), manage the transition from blue print to go-live on SAP (15 FTE to build), member of the steering committee, process

  • Ad hoc mandate, CCSF file, crisis management, new money

Languages (3)

  • English : fluent
  • German : fluent
  • French : fluent

Skills (5)

  • Team management
  • Project management
  • Relations with Third Parties
  • IFRS
  • Management control