Raphael Provenzano

Chartered Accountant

Certified Public Accountant



Raphael PROVENZANO is chartered accountant and auditor

at the disposal of entrepreneurs willing to set up a business in France. Assistance includes reporting, audit, accounting, tax and social matters. Raphael uses English as a working language, and can as well communicate in French, Italian and German.

Coming from the Lyon area where he lived until he was 20, he studied at university in France in Bordeaux (graduated in financial engineering), and then complementary Master degree in corporate finance at the University of Nottingham in the UK.

Raphael started his career in the Birmingham area in the UK,

in an American company Norton Abrasives (world leader of abrasives and ceramics) as an industrial and financial controller. While implementing SAP, he had missions in Germany and Poland on the controlling module of the ERP. Following Norton take-over by a French group (Saint-Gobain), Raphael comes back in Paris as projects manager and financial controller. At that time, he is back to vocational training in Les Arts et Métiers to get a degree in Materials and Systems Engineering. Raphael participates in the activity & technology transfer program for Norton from France to Eastern Europe (mainly Poland). It was time he decided to stay in France, to cross on the other side in order to become consultant.

Raphael is now since 2010 working in audit firms

with a significant experience in International Desk of BDO (elected by their peers as the best firm for cross border tax assistance) and postgraduate as a chartered accountant in 2013. Raphael is the author of a thesis: « the chartered accountant in response to specific issues of foreign companies settled in France: Tools and best practices».

Raphael is a member of foreign business clubs in Lyon and expert partner for the economic department of the city of Lyon.

His international experience of the past fifteen years made him gain technical and interpersonal essentials in an international environment. Now Raphael is an independent chartered accountant and auditor at the service of foreign groups (SMEs) who wish to embark in this adventure in France.


PARIS 57 rue d’Amsterdam, 75008 Paris — France

LYON  93 rue de la Villette, 69003 Lyon — France

Tel       +33 675 900 340

Mail    contact@aprz.eu

Site     www.aprz.eu