At A Glance
- FP&A director
- Project management
- Team consolidation
- Data governance lead
- Finance / IT background
- Market intelligence research
- Investor relations
Key Leadership Accomplishments
- Designed and built custom tools to support financial processes, including a reporting platform used by more than 400 users worldwide; managed the project end-to-end, including writing technical requirements and managing relations with IT engineering teams. Designed and built a financial model to forecast revenues and expenses based on key business drivers.
- Turned around a low-performing team and merged it into a highly successful one, leveraging economies of scale to reduce vendor resources while increasing quality and morale. In parallel, conducted a review of division accounting functions, leading to a decision to outsource that team, saving three positions, and establishing long-term relations with subcontractors.
- Re-designed FP&A financial processes for a division after reorganization. Led several teams to assess the impact and define and implement new financial processes covering budgeting, forecasting, and reporting.
Malek Germanos has 25 years of experience serving in financial leadership roles for organizations in the technology industry. He is a skilled leader with a focus on managing financial tools and processes for large multinational companies, including financial planning, budgeting, financial analysis, forecasting and management accounting. His competencies include leadership of a financial analyst team, business processes, business intelligence, business planning, strategic planning, designing, and building tools, and project management. His unique expertise lies in serving as a bridge between finance and information technology by creating finance business requirements and working closely with IT leaders to manage joint virtual teams to implement and deploy financial tools.
Malek is passionate about turning complex financial data into management insights, using tools such as Power BI and statistical analysis. Living and working on three continents has given him a deep multicultural sensibility that has helped him become an effective leader. Malek holds a MS in Economics from the University of Paris II (France) and an MBA from INSEAD.