Fiona Lefebvre

Principal

Summary

Fiona has over 25 years of professional service that started with her training at KPMG in Dublin, Ireland. Her roles there ranged from business analyst to Vice President of Finance in manufacturing, construction, financial services, insurance, and non-profit companies based both in Europe and the USA. Most of her responsibilities have been part of strategic startups for subsidiaries of large multinational companies and private equity backed companies. Fiona has had a variety of experiences both in the US and Europe that have formed the critical skills that serve her clients. Fiona especially enjoys working with growing companies and sharing their stories with interested parties through complete and accurate financials.

Areas of Expertise

Financial Control and Analysis

My responsibilities have spanned from establishing the preparation of financial accounts to making strategic presentations before boards of directors. I enjoy being responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the financial statements as well as providing analysis that helps tell the financial story about a company.

Financial Planning and Budget

My responsibilities have spanned establishing the preparation of financial accounts to making strategic presentations before boards of directors. I enjoy being responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the financial statements as well as providing analysis that helps tell the financial story about a company.

Process Improvement

I have consulted on and established policies and procedures for the accounting function in a range of businesses. I always bring along my Business Analyst skill set to assess and optimize IT systems. My successes are consistently marked by identifying and implementing efficiencies that improve the bottom line.

Mergers & Acquisitions and Integration Work

I have led acquisitions and integration work that included combining companies and rolling out standard operating procedures. Integration work included the establishment and implementation of new corporate strategies. I have managed project groups within large multi-national companies, coordinating the participation of diverse department functions such as legal, investment management, operations, IT and actuarial.


Industry Experience

  • Insurance & Financial Services
  • Property Management
  • Pet Services
  • Software
  • Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Defense & Construction

Strengths

  • Collaborative
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Analytical
  • Strategic
  • Problem Solver
  • Leader

Experience

VP of Finance

USA Millwork

Project Manager

Allianz Life

Project Accountant

Friends First

Auditor

KPMG Ireland

Education

BS, Civil Engineering

University College Dublin

Certification

Fellow Chartered Accountant (Ireland)

Contact

Phone

Email

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Favorite Success Stories

Regency

Building robust finance and accounting processes for a pet-service industry rollup.

Consumer & Retail

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Shutterstock USA Millwork

Integrating the finance function of multiple acquisitions in a condensed timeline

Industrials

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