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NIKOLAY SILAEV


Senior Finance Manager with 17 years of international working experience in petroleum, fashion, logistics and NGO sectors; former basketball player and coach with 3 years of coaching experience in Switzerland

DEGREES
Master of Finance, Venice International University, Venice, Italy
Bachelor of International Economic Relations, State University of Management, Moscow, Russia
Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business, ACCA, United Kingdom
Professional Coach, Future Coaching Academy, Italy

LANGUAGES: Russian, Italian, English, German, French

WORK EXPERIENCE
TOTAL YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 17

Chief Accountant, KazMunayGas Trading AG, Lugano, Switzerland

  • Responsible for planning, accounting, reporting and administration of the 10 bn revenue entity
  • Trained and managed a team of professional accountants
  • Acted as a point of contact with external auditors and tax authorities
  • Negotiated social security contracts, monitored commercial contracts and trade finance agreements
  • Active in multiple cross-functional project teams

Project Coordinator, NGO COSPE, Florence, Italy

  • Coordinated a group of international experts for the EU Comenius project, provided them with technical support, organised the participants’ meeting in Florence
  • Organised a satellite classroom and supervised tutors for the Tuscany regional project “TRIO”
  • Taught organisational theory for Chinese students at “SHUN” project

Business Analyst, UPS Italia, Milan, Italy

  • Coordinated budgeting and reporting for 80+ cost centres
  • Supervised Activity Based Costing tool for an Italian entity
  • Provided training and support for local managers in budgeting and cost control

SKILLS: Finance, Project Coordination, Stakeholder Management, Talent development

SPORTS: Athletics, Basketball, Equestrian, Figure Skating, Football, Skiing

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