Gilly Hennequin

Chief Operating Financial Officer
  • Grand Port, Mauritius
  • December 30, 2021

MBA & ACCA-Challenge driven Manager possessing multi-faceted experience in different sectors. Energetic and confident leader with 10+ years of experience, combining knowledge of business regulations, sales strategies, market trends, and finance. Proven track record of being visionary thinker to elevate organization performance.

Phone Number
+23059116230

Education

MBA with specialisation in Marketing @ OPEN UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS
Jan 2014 — Jun 2016
ACCA *(CPA Equivalent) @ ACCA Global
Jan 2006 — Jun 2009

Experience

Chief Operating Financial Officer @ LA CHANCE LTD
Jan 2012 — Current
La Chance Ltd is in the Textile Manufacturing & Retail industry, owning11 Branded retail shops in prime shopping Malls.
Achievements & Tasks:
- Oversaw Financial Department preparing monthly, quarterly, yearly reports to evaluate company performance and manage cash flow with cost projections. - Reengineered departments and collaborated with the CEO for operational oversight of 80+ employees and 11 business locations. - Travelled to Australia, India, China and Turkey on behalf of the company opening new ventures, negotiating and drafting contracts with business partners, clients and suppliers increasing export sales by 6% and reducing cost of sales by 20%+. - Developed new sales platform Post-Covid19 to harness online sales by creating online shop and worked on marketing strategies to create traffic and grow the e-commerce. - Collected, analysed and managed quantitative data and created meaningful reports to lead to business improvements and cost reduction by 18%. - Implemented brand development strategies, including business development strategies to stimulate sales raising annual revenue by 22%.
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT @ MC VISION LTD
Aug 2010 — Jan 2012
MC Vision Ltd is in the Service sector and operates an encrypted pay television service (Canal+) broadcasting 100+channels.
- In charge of Accounts team of 4+ employees and performed Accountant duties in Service Industry as per IAS like consolidations, reconciliations and year-end closing processes with auditors.
Account Officer @ TURNSTONE CORPORATE MAURITIUS LTD
Jan 2009 — Mar 2010
Turnstone Corporate was an Offshore Management Company.
- Reconciled accounts and reviewed all materials, surplus, income, expense and banking reconciliations.
Senior Accountant @ HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES (MAURITIUS) CO. LTD
Jul 2007 — Jan 2009
Huawei Technologies (Mauritius) Ltd operates in the Communications & Technology sector
- Managed entire accounting cycle, including gathering information, preparing documents, finalizing reports and closing books.
Fixed Asset Accounting Technician @ THE MAURITIUS COMMERCIAL BANK LIMITED
May 2005 — Jul 2007
MCB Group Ltd is the longest-standing and leading banking institution in Mauritius.
- Worked as Accounting Technician-Fixed Asset Officer in Banking Sector for 42 Branches.

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