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VP, Global Treasurer –
Comverse Technology Inc.

Client Snapshot:
Comverse Technology, Inc. (CMVT.PK) is the world’s leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication and billing services. Over 450 communication and content service providers in more than 120 countries use Comverse products to generate revenues, strengthen customer loyalty and improve operational efficiency.  Comverse was de-listed from the NASDAQ exchange on February 1, 2007 and is currently traded on the “pink-sheets.”

Global Revenues: $1.2B
Global Headcount: 5,500
Company Type: Public (NYSE)
Line of Business: Financial Services Holding Company

Search Overview:
Comverse is building its US-based financial leadership team to consolidate and refine its global fiscal controls, lead the FAS 123 and SOP 97-2 restatement, and NASDAQ re-listing processes.  In addition to this position, BNG has been retained recruit its CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, VP – Global Tax, VP-Global Treasury, and VP – Internal Audit.

Top Search Requirements:

  • Develop and implement overall global treasury strategy (banking, hedging, cash management, forecasting, guarantees and letters of credit, business development, etc.) and build out a global treasury team.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Tax and other financial management positions to set up and coordinate the wire transfer processes to fund subsidiaries and support related forecasting and cash management plans (restructurings, realignments, tax payments, share redemptions, royalties) worldwide.
  • Develop foreign exchange strategy for identified exposures and develop hedging plans in accordance with company policy and coordinate process for surety instruments (Letters of Credit/ Bonds/ Guarantees) with all entities.

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