Director of Outsourcing
Petra is responsible for the management and development of BKL’s outsourcing team, providing management accounting, bookkeeping and payroll services.
Petra has looked after more than 800 international businesses and UK start-ups throughout her career. They cover a wide range of industries from retail and construction engineering to software development and technology.
Petra is adept at analysing and implementing smart accounting and administration systems that ensure clients a high level of financial control, efficient processes and customer focused services. To support this, she drives ongoing improvement within BKL’s outsourcing team.
After qualifying as an accountant in industry in Germany, Petra worked as a financial controller for a medium sized, family owned manufacturing company. Before joining BKL, she was a director at Blick Rothenberg Global Business Services for over 16 years. She gained experience in general staff and practice management, business development, client relationship management and consulting.
Petra has been a speaker at international events in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on setting up in the UK and is currently treasurer of the UK Chapter of the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce. She has a Master’s level accreditation in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring and supports female entrepreneurs as part of the Virgin StartUp mentoring programme.