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Franklin Lartaud

Franklin Lartaud

31 years

Summary

A highly motivated, enthusiastic and adaptable controller with international working experience in financial reporting, cost control, budgeting and accounting. Developed a financial team in a fast-growing environment while securing costs, leading multiple continuous improvements initiatives (process, tool, cross functional interactions) and delivering positive financial impacts.

Professional experiences

Business controller

BELVAR , Amsterdam - Permanent contract

From May 2018 to August 2020

▪ Managing financial operations for Belvar's Italian, French, German and Belgian portfolio (10 Hotels including one opening).
▪ Planning Cost budget for a value of 44 million euro of total revenues.
▪ Reviewing the accuracy, closing and reporting of monthly financial statements (P&L's).
▪ Executing analysis on trends, anomalies and highlighting opportunities for business improvement and growth.
▪ Administrating, integrating and project coordinating Microsoft Navision 2018 for the full company hotel portfolio (up to 22 hotels in 2020).

Achievements
❖ Managed the 19% Gross Operating Profit increase from 13.6 million euro for my portfolio of hotels from 2018 to 2019.
❖ Fostered a transparent work environment within teams and functions to address challenges upfront.
❖ Drove Microsoft Dynamics NAV migration 2016 to 2018 version, including the Chart of Accounts alignment, Account Payables module & processes across 6 legal country entities for over 90 users.
❖ Harmonized the measurement of the performance across 19 hotels by creating dashboards including critical KPIs (cost per sold room, profit generated per leads, staff productivity…) by benchmarking and selecting best practices.

Accountant promoted to account payable analyst:

BELVAR , Amsterdam

From January 2016 to May 2018

▪ Managing the account payables of 13 European hotels (including 11 hotel openings).
▪ Training staff in account payable procedures.
▪ Managing account payable relation with over 1000 suppliers.
▪ Reporting Cash-Flow.
▪ Implementing ERP for 4 new legal entities.


Achievements
❖ Led and developed successfully an accounts payable team (4 people) with onboarding, trainings and creating new Standard Operating Process.
❖ Increased the team efficiency during the company growth from 3 to 17 hotels by continuously improving practices, process and tool usage. This has allowed to keep a constant staff and absorb the growth.
❖ Improved functionalities of the company ERP integrating bank statements & payments, an Optical Character Recognition module and an expense tool.

Administrative internship

HUMAN ENERGY , Archamps

From June 2014 to October 2014

▪ Up-keeping after-sales Customers care.
▪ Coordinating administrative supporting the Supply chain.
▪ Managing event projects.

Management training as guest service manager

KEMPINSKI HOTEL CHONGQING , Chongqing

From September 2012 to February 2013

▪ Mediating guests’ complaints.
▪ Creating reports of the hotel activity during night shift.
▪ Acting as a mystery guest for improving guest services.

Waiter and chef de rang

SWISSOTEL HOTEL DU PARC DES EAUX-VIVES

From June 2011 to December 2011

Practical management training

HOTEL VATEL

From September 2010 to June 2013

Leader of groups of children and teenagers

CENTRE ARC EN CIEL

From May 2009 to August 2009

Degree

EHL Campus Lausanne – Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management – 2015

Languages

Anglais - Fluent

Français - Native language

Allemand - Notion

Skills

Analyse financière
Financial Analysis
Contrôle de gestion
business controlling
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Dynamics
Project Management
Mise en place d'un ERP
Power BI
Tableau

Hobbies

  • ▪ New IT systems learning ▪ Reading ▪ Sports ▪ Travelling ▪ Wilderness First Aid/First aid training ▪ Animator of group activity (BAFA)