Irina Munteanu

CFO Veolia Romania

1.     Key skills

·         Leadership: Team work; Motivation; Responsibility; Ambition, Communication skills, Problem solving skills; Ability to delegate

·         Human Recourses - Successful in attracting and managing key personnel

·         Technically proficient: Finance: Experience with financial reporting including IFRS, Statutory and US GAAP financial statements; Taxes; Treasury management;

·         Audit - Managed SOX level, internal audit and compliance functions

2.     Work experience

July 2013- present: Chief Financial Officer for Veolia Romania

·         Management of 60 employees

·         Supervision of financial activities for Romania (Apa Nova Bucuresti, Apa Nova Ploiesti and Veolia Energy)

·         Member of Board of Apa Nova Bucharest since December 2014– attend Subcommittee meetings; including being the lead staff on the Audit/Finance Committee

·         Implementation of Lean Six Sigma principle in Finance Departement and optimisation of resources (including staff costs) by 25%

May 2011- July 2013: Apa Nova Bucuresti- Financial Control Manager

·         Management of 45 employees

·         Responsible for financial area, including accounting, cash collections, operations support, identification of tax savings opportunities, tax payment and reporting

·         Setting the annual Budget and related forecasts (approx 200 M€ turnover)

·         Preparing the medium and long term planning

·         Providing financial support for tariff adjustments

·         Special mission to improve internal control (Sarbanes Oxley tests) in all areas of activity of the company (sales, purchasing, human resources, finance, IT)

·         Checking and supervising the investments budget (approx 40 M€)

·         Supervising monthly and year-end financial accounts (IFRS and Statutory)

May 2008- April 2011: Apa Nova Bucuresti- Financial Controller (Supervising Reporting Department)

·         Ensure accuracy of balance sheet and income statement

·         Assure compliance to internal and external financial reporting requirements

·         Analysis of the Company's Management Indicators (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow) compared to budget and participation to the group reporting process

 January 2006- April 2008 : KPMG Romania- Audit Deputy Manager

·         Planning and execution of financial and SOX audit; Clients (Apa Nova Bucuresti, Apa Nova Ploiesti, Veolia Apa Servicii, Dalkia Romania, Auchan, Adama, Adesgo, Heiderberger, Plus Discount, Bouygues Construction)

·         Supervision and review of  the audit work performed by team members; counselling and on-the-job coaching to audit juniors

·         Preparing the reporting for both stand alone and group of companies

References: Richard Perrin - Senior Partner (email:


June 2004- January 2006: TMF Romania – Accountant

Accounting, main attributes and responsibilities:

·         Bookkeeping for French related companies

·         Reporting to companies’ headquarters

·         Financial assistance

References: Ioana Arsenie - Senior Accountant TMF Romania (

April – July 2003: ASI Informatique, Nantes, France.

Main duties:

·         Design and implementation of databases for storage of financial data

3.     Education

Currently preparing last level of ACCA exams

September 2015 - Strategic Planning - held at the Aresty Institute of Executive Education of Wharton in Philadelphia

September 2002 – July 2003: Institut Universitaire des Technologies, Nantes, France. Finance, Accounting and Computer Science “ group. 

September 2000 – September 2004: Academy of Economic Studies, Faculty of Accounting and Computer Science.


4.     Language skills:

French              - Fluent (spent 2 years in France)

English             - Fluent

Romanian         - Native


5.     Computer skills:

Competent in Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point), Internet.

6.     Other skills

·         Used to work in a highly competitive environment

·         Good team player with  communication skills

·         Adaptability: efficient under pressure, always meet deadlines

·         Critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills

·         Result oriented: ability to achieve the target within given time

·         Negotiation skills

·         Attention to details

Tuesday: Pre-Conference Workshops & Opening Keynotes

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

3:50 PM Book Signing

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