Jacopo Proietti

Head of Financial Planning & Control at BlaBlaCar

Paris, FR

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A genuinely "curious-of-everything" all-rounded business profile. Has experiences matured in responsibility roles at successful multinational digital companies. Flexible and open minded, is used to work in fast-paced environments and has great multitasking skills. Experienced in Accounting and finance, also has certified knowledge in Private Equity and Venture Capital. Passionate about startups, alternative finance and cryptocurrencies, has VC ambitions. Fluently speaks Italian, English and French. Has basic HTML, CSS and Java Script knowledge.

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Work experience
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Jan 2021 - Present

BlaBlaCar

Head of Financial Planning & Control

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Jun 2020 - Jan 2021

BlaBlaCar

Senior Manager, FP&A and Financial Control

Responsible for Group FP&A & Financial Control

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Jan 2020 - Jun 2020

BlaBlaCar

Senior Manager, Financial Control

Responsible for Group Financial Control. Managing the Accounting team, Cost Control & Revenue Control.

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Jul 2018 - Jan 2020

BlaBlaCar

Finance Manager

Responsible for the Financial Reporting and the accounting processes of the whole group. Managing group Consolidated Financial Statements & audits for all companies of the Group. Recruited and trained the accounting team. Set up and lead the internal audit task force. Designed and implemented a financial rating system for Bus Partner. Designed business and finance process for all new business lines and operations. Led accounting due diligences as well as Pre and post integration M&A work: Carpooling GmbH, Beepcar, Less, Ouibus, Busfor

Aug 2017 - Nov 2019

CoinWisely

Founder

A European community of professionals, investors and enthusiasts about blockchain.

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Apr 2016 - Jul 2018

BlaBlaCar

Finance Associate

Responsible for Group consolidated accounts and audits. Responsible for the accounting of different European Countries (France, UK, Italy, Germany and Benelux): Managing the month-end reporting process, ensuring local tax and VAT compliance, coordinating the external audits and the preparation of financial statements, operating accounting control on local accountants and accounts assistants, overseeing the Procure to Pay process, analysis of P&L and BS variances. Assistance to local country managers and heads of departments on accounting and finance matters Responsible for company's CAPEX tracking and management of assets depreciation schedule (establishing entry values, depreciation charges, exit values; etc.) Responsible for Group Parent indirect taxes: returns, payments, provisions, follow-up (EU VAT, EC Sales list, CVAE, CFE, DAS2) Support to the implementation of the new financial management ERP system: Workday

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Nov 2015 - Apr 2016

BlaBlaCar

Accountant

Managing the statutory and analytical accounting of different countries and departments (Italy, UK, Turkey, Poland and CEE countries). Main activities included: Procure to Pay processing, monthly Budget Review and cut-off, Local VAT compliance, Intercompany transactions. Contributed to and managed different projects for the improvement of business and financial processes (e.g. Development of eCreditCards process, Mapping between UK and French chart of accounts)

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Mar 2015 - Nov 2015

Ogury Ltd

Management Accountant

Reporting to the Head of Finance, was involved in the coordination of the whole group's accounts (UK, France, Italy) and was responsible for the management of the Italian subsidiary's finance. Key activities included: Preparation of Weekly Finance Reports (Cash Flow; Management Accounts..), Bank Accounts Management, Month end Closing & Revenue Reports, Debtors Analysis, Debt Chasing, Support to the Business Management, some HR Functions. Set up the accounting process of the Italian subsidiary and the mapping between local and mother company accounts. Steadily improved the cash position of the Italian subsidiary in less than 3 months Main Skills developed: - Accounting and Finance: UK-IT-FR GAAP, Forex, Factoring, Intercompany - Languages: English, Italian, French - IT: Excel, Sage Accounts, Datev, CRM systems (Pipeline Deals, Sugar)

Feb 2014 - Jul 2014

University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Erasmus and International Relations Advisor

Member of a team of 5 advisors with the role of promoting study abroad opportunities to students. Managing relationships with partner universities abroad and collecting students’ data. Writing announcements and periodic communications to audience. Main Skills Developed: - Team Management, Customer Relations, Creation of Content - Languages: Italian, English, French - IT: Microsoft Office, Social Networks

Education

2014 - 2015

Brunel University London

Master of Science (MS), Accounting and Business Management

2011 - 2014

Sapienza Università di Roma

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) - Amministrazione delle Aziende, Business Administration and Management, General

2013 - 2014

University of Hertfordshire

Business Administration

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