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Liisa Taipale

Senior Managing Consultant

“Liisa has extensive experience in successful finance transformations. With this comes an awareness of potential risks and knowledge of where to focus. She believes that the key to success is that all involved functions and teams take ownership of change management.”

Special skills

  • Finance transformation program management

  • Post -Mergers and acquisitions finance integration

  • Quality assurance and measurement

  • Finance process integration with end-to-end business processes

  • Process governance

  • Service Level AgreementsLeading global finance organisations

Strengths

  • Strategy execution, focusing on what matter most on each phase

  • Extensive and yet hands-on experience from large and complex finance transformation programs

  • Strong collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to understand, learn and challenge the status quo for continuous improvement.

  • Multicultural sensitivity through co-operation with tens of nationalities and working in Finland, Singapore, Germany and USA.

Relevant experience

  • 20 years of experience in finance leadership roles of Finnish multinational companies.

  • Global finance process ownership for Order to Cash process, related process and organisation development and end-to-end business process governance.

  • Planning for and managing implementation of regional and global finance shared services centres as well as finance process outsourcing on global scale

  • Leading finance process integration of a joint venture between a major Finnish and German corporation

  • Project management of post merger finance integrations and finance carve out of divested businesses

Education

  • Executive MBA, Aalto University 2015