frédéric cordel

Head of reporting and Performance

Paris, 75011, France



Internal control

Risk Management

Financial controlling


Audit/Internal Control/Risk Management/Controlling expert specialised in New Techologies. Worked for multinational companies, listed notably on the Nasdaq and NYSE. Strong SOX 404 and international team management experience. Member of the research team of the French Branch of the IIA. Regular speaker to French IIA conferences. Member of the ethic commission of the IFA (French Institute of Administrators). Teacher at Dauphine University. Author (book to be published in January 2013)


Paris 9 Dauphine University

Master , Master

June 2001 - June 2001


Head of reporting & performance

Steria , paris

January 2012 - October 2012

o Supervising headquarter controlling and managing directly the controlling of the support functions (Finance, Marketing), o In charge of group controlling rules definition, communication and update (including development of specific softwares), o Animate Data Quality Management programs o Supervise systems (ERP, BI) alignement with business priorities o In charge of non financial information reporting set up

Data Quality
Controlling rules design and communication
Systems improvement
Director audit and internal control

Steria , paris

May 2008 - February 2012

o Group internal control system set up (manual of internal control, code of ethic, delegation of authority policy, internal audit charter...), o Definition of Group internal audit plan, o Group internal audit strategy set up, o Internal audit team creation (India Shared Service Centre) and supervision, o Risk cartography set up, o Group policy design (cash, banking, procurement...), o Trainings on internal controls, risk management & internal audit, o Report to Group audit committee, o Direct report to Group CFO, o Member of the Group Management Board and Group Risk Committee

International team management
Top management reporting
EMEA Internal Audit Manager

Business Objects, an SAP company , paris

July 2005 - April 2008

o EMEA audit plan owner, including risk and control structure assessment (identification and evaluation), o Company business consultant, through process optimization (Procurement, AP, Integration...), o Follow-up of the processes implemented within the company in order to be pursuant with the SOX Act of 2002 - Involved in the worldwide SOX project management ("top-down" risk approach analysis/company key controls definition/testing...), o Regular reviews of the published company financial statements (US GAAP/IFRS), o Working programs/audits/preparation of synthesis meetings and follow-up of the recommendations communicated to the local finance directors, o Audit reports directly communicated to the Audit Committee of the company and to the CFO located in San José (California), o Financial audits (US GAAP) realized in Europe (UK, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Sweden, and Italy) and in the USA and Canada,

EMEA SOX management
Experienced Senior - audit

KPMG , paris

September 2001 - June 2005

Experienced Senior Auditor for KPMG Audit (Paris) o Team management (until 10 persons), o US GAAP quarterly reporting certifications for European and worldwide companies (Lycos – BBDO), o IPO (Meetic), o Due diligence, o SOX team leader for international companies (BBDO – Business Objects – Arrow), o In charge of preparing and presenting the audit conclusions to the top management of the audited companies,


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