Prof. Dr. Roberto Anero

Professor of Controlling and Financial Management

Campus: Cologne

Phone: +49 (0) 221 93 18 09-847


  • Advanced Management Accounting (B.A.)
  • Concepts of Value and Risk (B.A.)
  • Emerging Markets (B.A.)
  • Financial Accounting (MBA)
  • Financial Analysis (B.A.)
  • Financial Cost Accounting (MBA)
  • Financial Instruments (B.A.)
  • Financial Instruments (MBA)
  • Financial Markets and Institutions (B.A.)
  • Financial Resources (Executive MBA)
  • Introduction to Finance (B.A.)
  • Managerial Accounting (MBA)
  • Tutorial Bachelor Thesis (B.A.)
  • Tutorial Introduction to Finance (B.A.)
  • Unternehmensplanspiel (B.A.) in German

Areas of research: Capital Budgeting, Percentage of Completion Method, Special Purpose Vehicle/Entity (SPV/SPE) and Finance Lease

Areas of consulting: Project Management, Management Consulting, Strategy, Restructuring, Value Based Management, Financing Controlling, Corporate Controlling, Production controlling, Reporting, Year End Closing, Budgeting, Forecasting, Treasury, Post Merger Integration.

1998 – 2003

Dr. rer. pol. School of Business and Social Sciences, University of Cologne

1997 – 1998

Postgraduate formation. Major in international commerce. University of Applied Sciences of Düsseldorf

1991 – 1997

Degree in Business Administration and Management. Major in Finance. (C.U.N.E.F.) University Complutense of Madrid


Spanish and International Bachelor’s Degree. Retamar College, Madrid

2011 – present

Professorship for Controlling and Financial Management. Major: Financial Analysis. CBS International Business School


Lecturer. Subject area: Business administration. Focus: Introduction to Finance and Emerging Markets. CBS International Business School

2008 – 2011

Lecturer. Subject area: Business administration. Focus: Business Cases and Finance. University of Applied Sciences of Cologne

2015 – to present

Finance & Controlling Manager at Lufthansa Global Business Services GmbH, Cologne / Frankfurt am Main

Preparation of cost center and hubs reports including variance analysis.

Development of new concepts for Lufthansa internal cost allocation

2012 – 2015

Head of Procurement Controlling at LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG, Frankfurt am Main

Establishment of new processes for effective procurement

(e.g. calculation of internal inflation). Development and implementation of procurement strategies for target benefits and financial savings

 2008 – 2012

Head of Finance at LSG Lufthansa Service Europe/Africa GmbH, Frankfurt am Main

Responsibility for financial closure. Coordination and supervision of HGB/IFRS financial statements, financial budgeting, forecasting, and cost accounting activities

2007 – 2008

Head of Finance at Conergy Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg

Identifying, analyzing, and evaluating financial risks. Managing solvency and monitoring of cash reporting and forecasting. Supporting and assisting management on recapitalization, recovery, and turnaround solutions

 2006 – 2007

Finance Integration Expert at Conergy AG, Hamburg

Ensuring successful integration of European and Asia-Pacific acquisitions in accounting, controlling, and reporting

2004 – 2006 

Financial and Corporate Controller at CFB (Oetker Gruppe), Mainz

Ensuring reconciliation and integrity of data among multiple source systems, identifying and resolving inconsistencies. Reporting business plans, control prices, deviation analysis, and consolidated financial statements to management


Consultant at KPMG, Cologne


Trainee at Industrial Chamber of Commerce, Cologne


Trainee at Banco Exterior de España, Madrid

Finanzausgleich und Dezentralisierung: Spanien auf dem Weg zu einem gegliederten Staatswesen (Tectum Verlag) ISBN-10: 3-8288-8522-5

Reformprozess und Zukunft des spanischen Finanzausgleichssystems. Ein gebundenes Trennsystem für Spanien? IF (Reihe Födok, Innsbruck) ISBN-3-901965-17-3

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