Finesia Consulting

Cezary Jachniewicz

President of the Management Board

Cezary Jachniewicz has experience in managing and consulting companies of various sizes and industries. Prior to founding Finesia in 2004, for 5 years he was a partner and the vice president of International Management And Accounting Solutions Sp. z o. o. (IMAS), a private company with the similar profile to Finesia. At that time, his clients were international corporations operaring in Poland or expanding into the Central and Eastern Europe. During this period, he was also an advisor to the Hungarian Innovative Technologies Fund, the venture capital company based in Budapest and sponsored by the US government. Previously, Cezary Jachniewicz had been the Finance Director and the IT Director in Pioneer Investment Fund Company S.A.(now Pioneer Pekao - UniCredito). Capitalizing on experiences gathered during his 6 year tenure with the largest Polish asset manager, he was responsible for setting up financial controlling for the Czech subsidiary of the American parent company. Cezary Jachniewicz after conducting doctoral studies was awarded a Ph.D. degree by Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). Having completed an accounting program at the Finance Academy in Warsaw, he was granted a licence by the Polish Ministry of Finance, allowing him to provide accounting services in Poland. Originally, he graduated with an „excellent” note from the Computer Science and Engineering Department of the Warsaw University of Technology. His master’s thesis devoted to modeling the economic market with artificial intelligence won a prize in a nationwide contest.

Weronika Jachniewicz

Management Board Member and Chief Financial Officer

Weronika Jachniewicz has a well-grounded knowledge in accounting and finance along with mutliple years of experience in its practical application. She developed her professional career in Finesia Consulting Sp. z o.o., where she started as junior accountant to become a chief accountant after a few years, overseeing the provision of all accounting services. Operational experience gained while servicing both international corporations as well as Polish start-ups, supported with a specialist-level education are her particular assets trully appreciated by the clients. Prior to Finesia she worked as a project manager in a media company, and spent an internship at the legal department of the Polish Ministry of European Integration. While still studing, she participated in a Polish-Canadian students exchange program. Paying attention to continous learning, besides completing her law education at the, National University of Ostroh Academy in Ukraine, she received her M.Sc. degrees from the Business Management Department and and European Integration Department of the University of Warsaw . She further deepened her expertise in finance and accounting at the post-graduate studies at the Finance Academy in Warsaw. She was granted a licence for providing accounting services by the Polish Ministry of Finance. Since 2011 she has been a memeber of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in UK. In 2013 she was elected to the ACCA Member Council in Poland.

Monika Kowalik-Pasternacka

Advisor to the Management Board

Monika Kowalik-Pasternacka has extensive expertise in management, audit and evaluation of investment projects. She brings to the table a unique blend of skills resulting from broad and diversified work experience in audit and finance departments gained in Poland and abroad. Her professional experience encompasses many years in consulting industry. She worked as managing director in Sagitta.Co, prior to that in audit in PwC offices in Ireland and Australia, and in PKF in Poland. She has also experience in finance and controlling gained in Orange and Bydgoskie Meble. She graduated from Management Faculty at the University of Economics in Poznan ,and also studied during exchange program at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. She is a fully certified chartered accountant in Poland and since 2005 member of National Chamber of Statutory Auditors in Poland (KIBR). Since 2006 fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in UK. During years 2013-2015 elected to ACCA Member Council in Poland. Active member of non-profit organization Toastmasters International, Past president of Toastmasters Leaders Club in Warsaw.

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