CFO - Finance & Processing


Indicative price: € 1750 - 1875 / day

RENAUD LACOSTE Expert premium


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CFO - Finance & Processing


Connecting Strategy and Operations

Indicative price € 1750 - 1875 / day


RENAUD is available from the 01-01-2021

RENAUD is available for missions Full time, Time sharing, Special mission

RENAUD moves to the International level

The expert in a few words....

Too often there is a disconnect between the long-term strategic vision and the reality of immediate implementation on the ground. Both are equally important. And they carry distinct stakes. My service proposal is to reconcile these two dimensions to make your projects successful in the field of finance and transformation.

His specific skills

  • Experience in financial transformation projects and implementation of SSCs
  • Business Partner in distribution strategy
  • Internal & External Audit - Process mapping & optimization
  • International culture especially in emerging countries (LATAM, MEA, APAC)

His experience

RENAUD has 22 years of experience

Biens de consommation

January 2018 - January 2020

VP Finance & Transformation GBS


CLICHY - France

Achievements : Establishment of a multifunctional SSC in Sofia, Bulgaria - target: 200+ people operating in the finance, customer service, human resources and transactional procurement. Steering of the Finance transformation project including the design of a new operating model and the creation of 2 CSPs; Design and implementation of a "one-desk multi-services" (GBS) of Support Functions

Biens de consommation

May 2017 - January 2018



CLICHY - France

Achievements : -Definition of the analytical and managerial architecture of the new DSI World organization; -Strategic & financial support of a business (BIC Sport) in restructuring and in charge of the divestment operation (complete M&A process). Responsibilities : -Industrialization and harmonization of strategic and financial processes for "internal" clients;

Biens de consommation

September 2009 - May 2017



CLICHY - France

Achievements : -Implementation of the financial strategy generating +10% CAGR growth since 2009; -Creation of commercial structures in the U.A.E., Senegal and Egypt; -Financial supervision of the sale of a manufacturing site in Oceania - Restructuring of the business model of the activities maintained; -Reorganization of the financial teams in LATAM - "clustering" of organizations; -In charge of the discontinuation of the Promotional Products activity in LATAM (search for buyers, liquidation of a EUR 6 million stock, recovery of customer receivables). Responsibilities : -Financing of the Developing Markets packages (budget process, monthly closings, working capital optimization, ROI); -Direct management of a team of 5 people - Indirect management of +100 people. -Member of the Developing Markets Leadership Team / Financial contact for the Group CFO; -Participation in economic and strategic expansion decisions (Acquisition, Restructuring and Deployment) - Review of business plans, participation in due diligence, validation of restructuring and synergy assumptions, etc..;

His education

  • 2005 : DESCF
  • 1996 : DECF
  • 1991 : BAC C

Its missions

  • Transforming Finance & setting up a GBS (Global Business Services Center): As part of the BIC 2022 Invent the Future transformation project, I have committed the organization to a different way of operating in Finance, including the implementation of a multi-functional GBS in Sofia, Bulgaria. This GBS will eventually have more than 250 people in Finance, Customer Service, Human Resources and Transactional Procurement.
  • Reinforcement and sale of the BIC Sport Group to Tahe Outdoors Group: Strategic support to the President of the Group to reposition BIC Sport in different markets (SUP, Surf, Wind, Kayak), improve its profitability over 2 years and conduct an M&A mission for the Tahe Outdoors Group.
  • Transformation of the distribution model in Africa and the Middle East: Transition from the distributor model to the direct mode with geographical locations in Dubai, Senegal and Egypt.
  • Restructuring of a promotional products business in South America (closure of structures, centralization of the remaining activities and asset disposals)
  • Operational financial support as Business Partner of the Corporate Functions (IT, HR, Legal and Sustainable Development)

Languages (2)

  • English : fluent
  • Spanish : fluent

Skills (6)

  • Finance
  • Restructuring
  • International business development and external growth
  • Team management
  • Change management
  • Accounting, Controlling, Tax

Activity areas (6)

  • Food Production
  • Luxury Goods & Jewelry
  • Sporting Goods
  • Consumer Goods
  • International Trade and Development
  • Supermarkets

Types of business (4)

  • Family businesses
  • Subsidiaries of foreign groups
  • Groups and large companies
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises