University Professor, CFO and PhD with strong international background. Play a key role in the ongoing development, facilitation, and management of undergraduate and graduate courses within University’s Master of Business Administration, Corporate Finance and Managerial Accounting programs delivered to students around the globe. Navigate face-to-face and online instructional models, working equally well engaging students in a traditional campus setting or via an internet-based classroom. A business partner to management, effective in working with all departments, linking finance with operations to improve productivity, efficiency, and bottom-line results. Areas of expertise: Financial Planning and Analysis, Rolling Forecasts, Deviation Analysis, Controlling/Budgeting/KPI’s setting – translating corporate vision & strategy into financial targets, Treasury/Hedging/Liquidity Management – building financial resources, optimizing working capital, Accounting – IFRS, US GAAP, SOX: no re-statements throughout the entire career, Cost Reduction – tangible results in several performance enhancing and right-sizing programs, Compliance and Risk Management, Mergers & Acquisitions.
2012 - PRESENT FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY - Columbus, Ohio, USA Ross College of Business, Associate Professor, International Teaching Faculty Module: MBA 737 - Corporate Finance and Cost Accounting - Navigate face-to-face and online instructional models, working equally well engaging students in a traditional campus setting or via an internet-based classroom. Actively seeking and pursuing training in teaching technology and practice, for example by undertaking the PGCertHE to associate level. Conducting substantive research into complex problems, ideas, concepts or theories and applying appropriate methodologies. Providing expert opinion and commentary to external audiences and organisations.
2011 - PRESENT STATE UNIVERSITY „ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI“ - Macedonia Faculty of Economics - Prilep, Associate Professor, Module: Managerial Accounting and Corporate Finance - Play a key role in the ongoing development, facilitation and management of undergraduate and graduate courses within University’s Master of Business Administration and Managerial Accounting programs delivered to students. Contributing to the intellectual life of the school by engaging in high quality core teaching. Developing innovative and attractive courses, shaping and influencing curriculum development and actively contributing to the review of courses in accordance with departmental strategy.
2017 - PRESENT MODERN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND SCIENCE – Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, Business and Economics Department, Visiting Professor, Module: Cost Accounting Undergraduate program in cooperation with Franklin University - Prepared Syllabus and Course Outcomes for course instruction. Received positive evaluations from students regarding lecture delivery style. Tutored and advised for career path and various courses. Use the College’s learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students. Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered. Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress.
2005 - 2010 T-MOBILE - Macedonia (Part of Deutsche Telekom AG), Joint Stock Company for Mobile Communications - Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Directed all finance operations and managed €110 Mill. overall spending per year. Supervised staff of 210 plus 20 outsourced personnel. Delivered stable EBITDA growth, 50+% EBITDA margin. Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans. Treasury / Hedging / Liquidity Management – building financial resources and optimizing working capital. Develop financial and tax strategies. Cost reduction – tangible results in several performance enhancing and right-sizing programs. Accounting – IFRS, US GAAP, SOX: no re-statements throughout the entire career, compliance and risk management. Member of Top Executive Management committee of Deutsche Telekom AG. Member of Financial board and Top Level Managers of T-Mobile International, Bon, Germany. Member of Management committee of Magyar Telekom, Budapest, Hungary.
2001 - 2005 T-MOBILE - Macedonia (Part of Deutsche Telekom AG), Joint Stock Company for Mobile Communications, Executive Director for Planning and Controlling (ED) - Financial planning and analysis – mid-term planning, rolling forecasts, deviation analysis, controlling / budgeting / KPI’s setting – translating corporate vision & strategy into financial targets. Led construction of new state-of-the-art multi dimensional Integrated Business Planning Systems (IBPS). Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts. Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team. Report financial results to the board of directors. Established customer value analyses, churn prediction and marginal customer analyses (lower acquisition and retention costs by 20%).
1998 - 2001 MAKEDONSKI TELEKOM AD - (Part of Deutsche Telekom AG), National Carrier of Telecommunication Services, Head of Finance - Designed executive and management reporting systems and tailored financial and operating reporting system to meet group requirements of Deutsche Telekom. Prepare the management accounts and seek to implement a best practice approach for financial accounting controls. Design and implement the necessary controls to protect the organisation’s assets and prevent any potential areas of fraud. Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends.Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors and bankers.
1997 - 1998 AD MAKEDONSKI TELEKOMUNIKACII, Joint Stock Company for Telecommunication Services, Investment Officer - Identify business opportunities, execute transactions, actively manage portfolio projects. Unforeseen, beyond-control market realities such as regulatory bottlenecks, jurisdictional hurdles, force majeure or capital constraints. Schedule and cost integration. Realistic timephasing of deliveries and cost needs to align with schedule. Accurate allocation of costs by task.
1997 - 1997 MACEDONIAN POST, Public Company for Postal and Telecommunication Services, Mechanical Engineer, Civil Works
EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS
STATE UNIVERSITY „ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI“ – Bitola, Faculty of Economics - Prilep, Doctoral Dissertation on a New Concept of Strategic Management and Balanced Scorecard, Doctor of Science (Ph.D in Economics)
STATE UNIVERSITY „SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS“ – Skopje, Faculty of Economics – Skopje, Master‘s Thesis on a Concept of Management and Strategic Planning, Master of Science in Economics (MSc)
LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL - London, UK, General Management Program, Executive Education
STATE UNIVERSITY „ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI“ – Bitola, Faculty of Economics – Prilep, Thesis on Analyses of Consumer Demand Based on Time Series, Bachelor of Economics (BSc)
STATE UNIVERSITY „SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS“- Skopje, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering – Skopje, Thesis on a Spectrum of Welding and Structural Design, Bachelor of Engineering in Welding and Structural Design (B.Eng)
SELECTED SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES
Speaker: Dr. Dejan Krstevski, “Modeling Customer Lifetime Value – an Application in The Telecommunication Industry” Franklin University and MCBS, Muscat, Oman, April 2017
Speaker: Dr. Dejan Krstevski, “Modern Role of Finance Department’’ Franklin University and MCBS, Muscat, Oman, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Dejan Krstevski , “How to Design Finance as a Strategic Service-delivery Organization’’ Deutsche Telkom AG, Bon, Germany
Speaker: Dr. Dejan Krstevski, “Shared Services”, Magyar Telekom Training Center, Balaton-Hungary
Speaker: Dr. Dejan Krstevski, “Save for Services - Best Practices”, Deutsche Telkom AG, Bon, Germany
Workshop: “Magyar Telekom Transformation”, Budapest, Hungary Workshop: “Westel as CRM Company”, Westel a Kapcsolat, Budapest, Hungary
Workshop: “Financial Steering”, the Boston Consulting Group, Skopje, Macedonia
Seminar: “Bookkeeping and consolidation method in SAP”, Ness Hungary, Budapest, Hungary, May, 2009
Seminar: “Customer Segmentation, Value Proposition and Business Case Project”, Accenture, Eurotel, Budapest
Workshop: “Revenue Assurance”, Informa - UK, London International
Conference: “Managing Telecoms Today” International Conference: “Cost control and revenue optimizations”, London, UK,
International Conference: “LRIC & Cost Allocation”, Brussels, Belgium
Mobile World Congress: “Mobile Operator Strategies”, Barcelona, Spain
International Summit: “Internet & Mobile Solutions”, CeBIT, Hannover, Germany
PROGRAMMES AND TRAININGS
“Corporate Finance”, Euromoney Training, London, UK, 1998
“Financial Management of Privatized Enterprises”, Joint Vienna Institute, Austria, 1997
“Executive MBA”, Management Centre Europe (MCE), Belgium, 2003
Price Regulation / (WACC) , Agency for Electronic Communications, Republic of Macedonia
Revenue Assurance (RA) - Planned and managed €3M, enterprise-level RA implementation - A.D. T-Mobile - Skopje, Project Team Leader
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) - Planned and managed €12M, multi-year, enterprise-level CRM implementation - A.D. T-Mobile - Skopje, Project Team Member
Integrated Business Planning Systems (IBPS), Oracle, OLAP – Led construction of new state-of-the-art multi dimensional planning model – MIS Consalting, Budapest, Project Team Leader
SAP R/3 (FI, CO/COPA, MM, ABC,WF) – Introduced enterprise resource planning software produced by SAP AG. Modules: Financial Accounting, Accounting, Material Management, Controlling, Workflow) A.D. Makedonski Telekomunikacii and A.D. T-Mobile - Skopje, Project Team Leader
Sarbanes - Oxley Act Section 404 (SOX 404), Led organization to SOX 404 compliancy in coperation with KPMG - Budapest, A.D. T-Mobile - Skopje, Project Team Leader
ISO 9001 / 20022, Enhanced quality and minimized operational risk by implementing ISO 9001 / 20022 standards, A.D. T-Mobile - Skopje, Project Team Leader
Krstevski, D., “The Relationship between Planning and Performance in Small Companies”
Krstevski, D. 2008. “Shared Services and Center of Excellence”, Magyar Telekom, Hungary
Krstevski, D., “Revenue Function and Minutes of Use - Prepaid Segment”, Economical Faculty, Skopje
Krstevski, D., “The Deterministic Model of the Inventory and Mobile Operations (Lot Size Model with no Shortages)”, Economical Faculty, Skopje
Krstevski, D., “Multi-Chanel Systems and Simulation (Practical case at Post PoS)”, Economical Faculty, Skopje
Krstevski, D. 2011. “New Concept of Strategic Management and Balanced Scorecard”, Economical Faculty, Prilep
Krstevski, D. “Contemporary Management and Strategic Planning”, Economical Faculty, Skopje
Krstevski, D., 2018. “Modern Roles of the Finance Department”, MCBS, Oman
Krstevski, D., Gjorgjieva E. 2016. “Cost Management: How Telco’s Can Reduce It”, Economic Development, ISSN 1857-7741
Krstevski, D., Mancheski Gj. 2014. ''SMEs Open Innovation Management: Strategy Map for Innovation Driven Company", International Conference, "SMEs Development and Innovation: Building Competitive Future of South-Eastern Europe", ISBN978-9989-695-56-8
Krstevski, D., Mancheski Gj. 2016. “Managerial Accounting: Modeling Customer Lifetime Value – an Application in the Telecommunication Industry”, European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, ISSN: 2235 - 767X, Belgium
Krstevski, D., Mancheski Gj. 2017. “Telecom Cost Optimization: How To Subsidize Handset Subsidies”. Economic Development, ISSN 1857-7741 / Year 18, No.3-2016
Krstevski, D., Mancheski Gj. 2017. “Costing Systems in the Telecommunications Industry”, Economic Development, ISSN 1857-7741 / Year.19 No. 3/2017
Krstevski, D., Mancheski Gj. 2018.“The Utilization of Target Costing in the Telecom Industry”, The International Journal of Business Management and Technology, ISSN: 2581-3889, Volume 2 Issue 3