About the Company
Otten Consulting was founded and is directed by Thomas Otten and Natalya Shevchenko.
Dipl. Kfm. Thomas Otten, Director
Thomas Otten has been working in Ukraine in the sphere of tax consultancy, accountancy and Financial Due Diligence since 2006.
Prior to his current appointment, Thomas Otten held the position of CEO at an international consulting company in Ukraine. His deep knowledge of local accounting and tax procedures as well as his extensive experience in specifics of foreign investments in Ukraine and his broad expertise in these fields have made Thomas Otten an acknowledged expert who is booked for numerous seminars (Management Circle, ICC Austria, several German Chambers of Commerce) and is cited in related articles and papers.
The foundation for becoming a specialist for the Ukrainian market was laid in the late 90s during his 2 year banking job in Ukraine for KfW and EBRD.
From 2000 to 2006 Thomas Otten served as an expert in Financial Due Diligence and valuation as well as CFO for a manufacturing company in Germany.
Thomas Otten holds a degree in Business Administration (Dipl. Kfm.) from the University of Cologne, Germany, and is fluent in German, English and Russian..
Natalya Shevchenko, Financial Director
Natalya Shevchenko has 14 years of experience as a Chief Accountant in different commercial sectors. As a Ukrainian lawyer she possesses key knowledge for consulting clients in various financial and legal questions.
Throughout her career she has held leading positions at an international consulting company and several positions as a head accountant in large industrial enterprises as well as small and middle sized companies. Natalya Shevchenko has invaluable successful experience in the sphere of agricultural business projects administration, management of companies' operation and liquidation. She is a competent consultant in the matters of set-up of accounting and taxation as well as operational processes in the companies' financial and accounting departments.
Her experience in the field of accounting is highly respected and is implemented on a regular basis in assistance to the local authorities with any queries that they may have when resolving various issues.
Natalya Shevchenko is a certified lawyer, manager-economist and has an IAS diploma. She is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, and English.
Mrs. Yana Voloshyna, Head of Accounting Group
20 years of experience in Accounting and Finance including management positions as Chief Accountant, Auditor, Head of Financial Analysis department. Experienced in different spheres of business such as wholesale, import, services, audit. She took part in different projects: SMS Siemag, Silesia, Sixt, Duevelsdorf. The Master degree in Accounting and Audit, MBA, ACCA DipIFR, CAP, IAS, certified book-keeper (IAB)
Mrs. Olga Geychuk, Senior Tax Advisor
16 years of experience as a Chief Accountant and Tax Advisor in different spheres of business such as wholesale, import, services, tourism, representative offices. She is responsible for managing work of accounting groups, consulting and leading different projects: Leoni AG, Sharp (incl. SAP), SMS Siemag, Duevelsdorf. Consults in cooperation with German Advisory Group Ministry of Finance. Master degree in Finance, CAP, ACCA DipIFR
Mrs. Yulia Prorochenko, Head of HR Department and BDO
8 years of experience in HR, administration and recruiting of financial experts. She successfully employed candidates for VEKA, Billa/Rewe, METRO, VA Intertrading, Eurogold, Gerrom Invest Holding, Beiten Burkhardt, Silesia GmbH, Sharp, Dermapharm, Duevelsdorf, TÜV SÜD, Ara Shoes. She has 2 years of education in Germany.
Our team has years of experiences in the area of Ukrainian and international accounting and tax law. All of our employees have international experience and excellent language skills in German, English, Russian as well as Ukrainian.
When choosing staff for our projects we pay special attention to the personnel having the skills necessary to fulfill each client’s and each project’s requirements. This approach helps to avoid additional expenses for the client who does not need to pay for an accountant’s or consultant’s acquisition of any supplementary knowledge.
We organise our work in teams. Each team consists of two to five people and each team is managed by a team leader with good experience in accounting, tax and finance. These are our team leaders.