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  • 105‐160€/Stunde
  • 6340 Baar
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  • 07.10.2020


O. L. B. is a senior finance executive with 12 years of international experience
in the oil and gas industry who has a demonstrated ability in assisting top management with
financial decisions. He is a leader with SAP experience.

Ich biete

  • Buchhaltung
  • Budgetierung
  • Controlling
  • Oracle (allg.)
  • SAP

Projekt‐ & Berufserfahrung

Region Controller (Festanstellung)
Noble Drilling, Dubai
10/2017 – 5/2020 (2 Jahre, 8 Monate)
Öl- und Gasindustrie

10/2017 – 5/2020


Span of Control: 4 people
Area of Responsibility: the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and India
Gross Annual Revenue: $200 million
- Implemented the new value added tax in the UAE and in Saudi Arabia (introduced as of
January 1, 2018) by adapting internal controls – i.e., mechanisms, rules, and
procedures—and by launching several SAP updates after extensive testing.
- Reached a final solution with a Middle Eastern official authority to resolve a tax
assessment with a limited final settlement and – in another case – successfully defended
the company against a tax query for almost two years, preventing an assessment and,
therefore, financial as well as reputational damage.
- Initiated and managed a regional intercompany settlement process to drastically reduce
intercompany balances, resulting in lower tax exposure, account maintenance, and thus
overall costs.
- Formalized capital spending as well as set-up, operating, and extra costs of the
company's new acquisition – two brand new rigs with contracts in Saudi Arabia – before
reporting to the board of directors.
- Reclaimed a withholding tax from a Middle Eastern official authority after winning the
case due to sound documentation of the financial reporting evidence and close
collaboration with local authorities.

Eingesetzte Qualifikationen

Finanzanalyse, Buchhaltung, Budgetierung, Controlling, Finanzbuchhaltung

Division Controller (Festanstellung)
Paragon Offshore, Abu Dhabi
8/2014 – 10/2017 (3 Jahre, 3 Monate)
Öl- und Gasindustrie

8/2014 – 10/2017


Span of Control: 5 people
Area of Responsibility: the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, India, Singapore, and Malaysia
Gross Annual Revenue: $160 million
- Completed the spin-off from Noble Drilling and settled final transactions between the
new entity Paragon and its former owner, before building and growing the divisional
finance team to a total of five people.
- Led and completed the local Chapter 11 restructuring process for financial matters
while closely working together with internal as well as external stakeholders to set the
building blocks for long-term success.
- Implemented a new reporting software – after extensive testing locally as well as in the
corporate offices in the US – resulting in more efficient/effective financial reporting for
both internal and external purposes, at much lower maintenance costs.
- Chaired regular board of directors meetings, among others, in Switzerland and on the
Cayman Islands ensuring full compliance of the legal entities – also by interacting with
various internal stakeholders directly.
- Achieved a 25%-reduction in overall operating and shorebase costs by acting as a major
driver of the cost reduction program with the goal of renegotiating various contracts,
especially its tariffs.

Eingesetzte Qualifikationen

Buchhaltung, Controlling

Assistant Division Controller (Festanstellung)
Noble Drilling, Dubai
8/2011 – 8/2014 (3 Jahre, 1 Monat)

8/2011 – 8/2014


Span of Control: na
Area of Responsibility: the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and India
Gross Annual Revenue: $200 million
- Activated the Smart View add-in for Excel to view, import, and create reports utilizing
Oracle Hyperion resulting in more efficient/effective financial reporting.
- Participated in trainings as well as in the final user acceptance testing of Oracle
Hyperion in the UAE and in the US – after being identified as a key user of the software.
- Assumed full controlling responsibilities for a Region Controller in Australia during his
five weeks’ holiday.

Eingesetzte Qualifikationen

Buchhaltung, Controlling

Financial Controller (Festanstellung)
Noble Drilling, Baar
8/2007 – 8/2011 (4 Jahre, 1 Monat)
Öl- und Gasindustrie

8/2007 – 8/2011


Span of Control: 2
Area of Responsibility: Switzerland, Luxembourg, Germany, and Cyprus
Gross Annual Revenue: na
- Established business activities in Switzerland by opening the office location and
building the local team – from the Receptionist through to the Assistant Controller.
- Insourced controlling responsibilities and conducted internal as well as external audits
while directly reporting to the board of directors.
- Regularly assumed full controlling responsibilities in Nigeria for the Division Controller
and helped integrating the new acquisition, Frontier Drilling, into Noble by aligning the
financial reporting software and managing the month end close process in Malaysia.

Eingesetzte Qualifikationen

Controlling, Finanzbuchhaltung


Bachelor Business Administration
April 2009

Persönliche Daten

  • Deutsch (Muttersprache)
  • Englisch (Fließend)
  • Französisch (Grundkenntnisse)
  • Europäische Union
  • Schweiz
13 Jahre und 8 Monate (seit 10/2007)
2 Jahre


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