Miriam Vencken

till now

Principal Performance Management Architect

Miriam has 20 years of experience in Financial Reporting, Consolidation and Performance Management.

Miriam performed roles across country, regional and global consolidation levels with a strong focus on Performance Management, process improvement & implementation and integration of different reporting solutions. She acquired expertise in IFRS consolidated accounts and compliance.

Miriam holds a Master in Business Economics – Accountancy & Tax. She started her career in financial reporting in various international companies where she gained her first expertise in corporate accounting and group reporting. From 2003 till 2008 she worked at Johson Controls, Cabot and Fedex.

In 2008, Miriam joined CG Power Systems (Pauwels Trafo) as a Consolidation analyst. One of the major achievements was migrating the Excel-based consolidation and management reporting into SAP BPC.

In 2012, Miriam joined the Consolidation team of Sibelco where she held the responsibility to prepare the monthly IFRS consolidated accounts and the annual accounts. In this role, she acted also as the administrator of the Cognos Controller and gained gradually more knowledge and interest in the technical set-up of Cognos.

Beginning of 2016 Sibelco decided to migrate from Cognos Controller to CCH Tagetik and Miriam took the lead as project manager from design to go live in 2017 for the entire Sibelco group. While further supporting the rollout of Tagetik and introducing Budgeting and Forecasting, she contributed in the next years to set up Performance Reporting in Microsoft Power BI. In this role, she acted as the finance business partner to build, together with the ICT department and based on input from the main stakeholders an extensive set of reports and KPIs in Power BI by integrating consolidated Tagetik data, SAP data and other (non)-financial data (FTE’s, production, sales, Capex, ...)

Mirian joined element61 in January 2024.