Knorr Bremse GmbH

Integrated financial planning and reporting including inter-company consolidation for budgeting scenarios.

Client

Knorr Bremse GmbH

The Knorr-Bremse Group based in Munich is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. For more than 110 years now the company has pioneered the development, production, marketing and servicing of state-of-the-art braking systems. In 2016, Knorr-Bremse reported sales of EUR 5.5 billion and employed more than 25,000 people worldwide.

Company Website: http://www.knorr-bremse.com/en/global/ 

The challenge

Task

Project 1: Design and implementation of a budgeting and simulation solution for company consolidations of more than 100 production sites worldwide. The project was run in the headquarter in Munich.
Project 2: Implementing an integrated budgeting and planning solution for the subsidiary in Lisieux.

My Role

Project 1 (Company Consolidation):
Business consultant, responsible for the solution implementation and key user training

Project 2 (Integrated Financial Planning):
Project manager and business consultant, responsible for

  • Project and change management
  • Requirement analysis
  • Solution design and alignment with the solution in the headquarter
  • Coaching of the customer’s project manager to run the roll-out