RESUME

CİHAN BARUT


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  Personal Information
 

Date of birth: 03 Feb 1982
Military Service: Completed - Regiment's Accounting Dept. - Istanbul (Aug 2007 - Jan 2008)
Address: Turan Güneş Bulvarı, Oran/Ankara - TR
Marital Status: Single
Mobile: +90 538 393 33 33
Mail: cihan@cihanbarut.com
Web
: www.cihanbarut.com | www.turkishtaxlaw.com

   
  Professional Profile
 

Senior Level Executive with extensive hands-on experience in management, business leadership and working with Board of Directors, banks and attorneys.

Strong in cash forecasts, financial & strategic planning, business startups, legal & tax issues, budget development and management, staff management, financial operations.

Ability to prioritize multiple and complex tasks, often with conflicting deadlines. Exercise a high degree of discretion, mature judgment and tact in handling issues of sensitive nature.

Highly experienced at social security regulations, labor and tax law, commercial code and code of obligations.

   
  Education
 

T.C. Atılım University, Business Administration (English)
2000 - 2004
Principle Courses: International Business, Cost/Managerial/Financial Accounting, and Principals of Finance, Economics, Statistics, and Organization Theory.

T.E.D. Ankara College, Math’s & Science Field (English)
1988 - 1999

   
  Work Experience
 

Deputy Finance & Administration Manager (01 April 2013 - 01 March 2014)
Departments in charge of: Accounting, Personnel, Site Camp Administration, Doctor, Security and IT

Astaldi-Türkerler J.V. (EPC)

Project: Ankara Etlik Integrated Healthcare Campus (PPP Model)
Contract Value: 1 billion
Client: Ministry of Health
Construction / Operation Period: 42 Months / 25 Years

Responsible for accounting, finance and administration departments of J.V. (EPC)
Ensure smooth commercial integration with Project Company - SPV
Direct reporting to Finance & Administration Manager

   
 

Cost Controller (02 Jul 2012 - 09 Oct 2012)
Türk Henkel A.Ş. (Ankara,TR)
Laundry & Home Care Division

Monitoring the financial progress of factory production, computing operating fixed/variable costs, comparing budgeted/realized expenses. Measuring, controlling and analyzing costs related with production activities.

Determining cost center structure, allocation method of indirect costs, preparing cost/saving calculations of investment projects, analyzing cost carrier deviations.

Attended and successfully passed assessment center test at Istanbul.

   
 

Finance Manager (01 Aug 2008 - 31 Aug 2011)
A-TEC Enerji Sistemleri İnş. Ltd. Şti. (Ankara,TR)
A subsidiary of AEE Power Plant Systems AG, Austria
Project: Bandırma CCPP-919 mW Client: EnerjiSA Investment Value: €400 Million

Responsible for personnel recruitment, preparation and management of contracts, payrolls and file keeping.

Orchestrated budget process with all departments, senior management and CFO. Preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly cash forecast reports in addition to cash flow for the onshore portion (120 mEUR) of the project. Following VAT and Withholding Tax Returns in accordance with Investment Incentive Certificate.

Tracking more than thirty sub contractor payments, bank guarantees invoices and other relevant commercial transactions. Issue, organize and report inter company transactions as per local regulations.

Authorized company representative with full banking and signature authority upon the absence of director.

Interactive Documents: Authorization, Letter of Recommendation, Responsibility List

   
 

Administration & Finance Supervisor (May 2005 - Mar 2007)
Guris Dubai LLC (Dubai,UAE)
Project: DS 131 Al Barsha Severage and Drainage Project
Client: Dubai Municipality / Al Hamed Development LLC

Started as personnel officer. Tracked and managed all visa formalities of 1.000 employees with two staff below.Shifted to finance branch and accordingly supervised all international banking operations (cheques, escrow accounts, demand draft payments etc.) and development of site accounting in English.

Correspondences with auditors, Attorneys and Dubai Municipality.As per the request of mother company at Turkey, I established a free zone company at JAFZA and appointed myself as the manager.

Interactive Documents: Authorization, Board Resolution

   
 

Asst. Affiliates Manager (Feb 2005 - May 2005)
Güriş İnşaat ve Müh. A.Ş.

Preparing board resolutions, filing all offshore and onshore project documents, notarizing resolutions and legal documentation of subsidiaries of Guris.

Experienced and practiced all establishment and association related filings as per the Commercial Code.
   
  Skills & Language
 

English: Advanced (Read, write and speak)
Turkish: Native
MS Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access: Advanced
SAP (R/3 Module): Advanced
Printers, Scanners, Server and related IT: Advanced

   
  Certificates & Licenses
 

TOEFL: 220 (560 old system) - Year 2000 (View)
Letter of commendation: Issued by Land Forces Command (View)
TS EN ISO 50001 Energy Management Training: Issued by Turkish Standards Institute. (View)

Turkish Driving License: Class - B
UAE Driving License: Valid till 2020

   
  Hobbies
 

Classical Music,
Opera and Ballet,
Piano,
Frequent reader: Time, The Economist, Wall Street Journal and The Guardian.