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Kreston Slovakia is a member of an international group Kreston Global. We provide comprehensive consulting services in the field of taxes, accounting, auditing, law and cyber security.

Kreston Slovakia is a member of an international group Kreston Global.

Kreston Global is a network of 23,500 people in 160 independent accounting firms across more than 110 countries. Founded 50 years ago, the aim of Kreston Global remains to help businesses and people succeed internationally.

When you need professional support, you need a pro-active business adviser who not only knows how to navigate regulation, tax regimes, reporting and compliance requirements – but gives valuable insights into improving your business.

We build trust and confidence as part of a long-term business partnership. When it comes to the decisions that will shape your future – you need someone who understands you. A friend.

As new markets develop and technology evolves, your business can operate on an increasingly global scale. When you’re branching out into the unknown, local knowledge can give you that competitive edge to get set up and operating quickly.
All Kreston members know their local regulations and customs inside out. Combine that with their solid reputation and enviable contact book and there’s no doubt that we give your business a competitive edge.

As Kreston Slovakia we are ready to provide you with the best consulting opportunities both at home and abroad.

The Kreston Global network is a guarantee of exceptional level and quality of service. Network interconnection, our local experience and coordinated procedures create new international opportunities for our clients. We are looking forward to new challenges and benefits that we can offer you thanks to our cooperation with foreign colleagues.

Knowing you. Go up with us.

What makes us exceptional

01
Responsibility and transparency
Our team of colleagues seeks prompt and correct solution,monitors trends and maintains continuous in-house training in its areas of operation.
Having real-time, unambiguous information is necessary in a period of informatization. At present, the market is overwhelmed by automation and digital technologies. So we consider the management of the client toward a digital form of reporting and business monitoring as one of our greatest competitive advantages. In practice, we use the most available tools that save both the environment and your resources.
02
Trust and stability
Discretion is self-evident. Our specialists are bound to confidentiality contractually and legally. Data security is guaranteed by a high level of protection and double protection of our own information system. Our experts have experience with every commonly used economic software. We provide services using our own software or through remote access to the client’s economic system.
03
Expertise and professionalism
We are members of recognized national and multinational professional chambers and associations, which gives us the potential to offer comprehensive business solutions at maximum quality and a high degree of responsibility. At the same time, the experience we have gained in completing numerous tax and legal procedures and solving complicated assignments can be applied immediately and flexibly in further practice.
We care about the continuous training of our employees because they are the most important part of our group. Our specializations require the constant renewal and consolidation of the acquired knowledge, a discussion about a current situation, but above all, the knowledge to predict on the basis of market and legislative information. The dynamically developing environment of modern technologically advanced forms of business and related legislative standards motivates us to find optimal solutions and apply them in practice.
04
Contentment
We provide a comprehensive portfolio of cross-sectional solutions for legal, accounting, tax, management and advisory services. We guarantee a maximum quality and efficiency of service provided to each of our clients. We offer complex solutions and models of cooperation according to the client’s specific requirements and, of course, professional support and the creation of a research plan in the case of their future economic activities.
Our services use a truly wide portfolio of clients from different segments, which motivates us to maintain a high standard of knowledge and expertise. We build trust at all levels of cooperation and long-term partnerships with our client well beyond the framework of agreements. We cover a wide range of business services, with versatility and reliability being the skills our experts have.
05
Social responsibility
Our goals are based on the needs of the internal and external environment and include the social and environmental aspects of our activities. We are also striving for decision-making strategies and activities that are desirable in terms of the goals and values of the society in which we live. In practice, we apply the „triple-botton-line“ concept, which says economic interests may not be against the social and environmental. This is why we create, for example, a green-office work environment where our employees feel good.

Tax

Teamleader
partner | tax advisor
Ing. Vladimír Bartoš, DipIFR
partner | tax advisor
Ing. Vladimír Bartoš, DipIFR

“I have been a member of the Slovak Chamber of Tax Advisers and the author of professional tax publications since 2013. I worked as a tax partner for the international network of consulting companies Baker Tilly, later Crowe Global (TOP Ten worldwide). I hold the ACIFR DipIFR. I specialises in transaction advisory, M&A projects in the field of real estate and manufacturing companies, financial and tax Due diligence projects, as part of acquisition consulting, post-acquisition consulting, implementation of financial reporting according to IFRS and assessment of VAT structures. ”

Education: University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of Business Informatics in Bratislava Professional experience: od 2005

Specialization: transaction consulting, M&A projects in the field of real estate and manufacturing companies, financial and tax due diligence projects, financial reporting according to IFRS, assessment of VAT structuring

Memberships: SKDP reg. č. (1007/2013)

Languages: slovak, english

partner | tax advisor
Ing. Ina Kováčová Bečková, PhD.
partner | tax advisor
Ing. Ina Kováčová Bečková, PhD.

“In my work, I try to get under the client’s skin to better understand their needs and propose an optimal solution for them. Nothing is better than a satisfied client.”

Education: University of Economics in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 2005

Specialization: tax consultancy, tax defense, tax administration, representation in tax, extraction and execution proceedings

Memberships: SKDP reg. č. 1068/2014, SKCÚ reg. č. 3250, CFE, ADIT student

Languages: slovak, english

tax manager
Ing. Zuzana Sidorová
tax manager
Ing. Zuzana Sidorová
senior tax consultant
Ing. Jana Knežević
senior tax consultant
Ing. Jana Knežević

„Within my profession, I put a great emphasis on expertise and precision. Client satisfaction is extremely important to me and it is a proof of a job well done. My motto is, When lower taxes are paid, people are happier.”

Education:  University of Economics in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 2014

Specialization: manufacturing companies, wholesale, foreign companies, liquidation, bankruptcy, sale of the company, group accounting, consolidated financial statements, state enterprises

Languages: slovak, german, croatian, serbian

tax consultant
Bc. Denisa Palková
tax consultant
Bc. Denisa Palková

“My approach to work and daily tasks is based on the pillars of responsibility, expertise and quality.”

Education: University of Economics in Bratislava

Professional experience: od 2017

Specialization: in accounting – retail stores, wholesale, gastronomic operations, consolidation of accounts in the Slovak Republic; in taxes – income tax for natural persons, income tax for legal entities

Languages: slovak, english

tax consultant | junior transferpricing specialist
Ing. Juraj Petrisko
tax consultant | junior transferpricing specialist
Ing. Juraj Petrisko

“I consider myself a detailist, I always try to do my job precisely and in a manner that gives the client the highest level of satisfaction.”

Education: University of Žilina

Professional experience: od 2017

Specialization: transfer pricing, tax consulting

Languages: slovak, english

Audit / Process management

Teamleader
partner | head of advisory
Ing. Július Činčala, LL.M
partner | head of advisory
Ing. Július Činčala, LL.M

„I´ve been working in management and transaction consulting since 2003. I completed education in the USA. In the past, I worked in a multinational consulting company focusing on state administration and corporate clients.

I´m mainly engaged in optimization projects in the field of organization and management, not only in the private sector but also in state administration. I´m head of the cyber security department as well. I´ve participated in a number of cross-border and acquisition projects and direct investment advice. I was an advisor to three ministers and represented the Slovak Republic in the Commission for State and Public Administration at the OECD.“

Education: Slovak University of Agriculture, University of Minnesota, University of London

Professional experience: since 2005

Specialization: management and transaction consulting, cyber security, cross-border and acquisition projects, direct investment advice, optimization projects in the field of organization and management

Languages: english, german, polish, russian

Teamleader
partner | statutory auditor
Ing. Jozef Janík, CA
partner | statutory auditor
Ing. Jozef Janík, CA

“I have been working in the field of statutory audit since 2006. My primary focus is the audit of individual financial statements prepared in accordance with Slovak and international accounting standards and providing financial and accounting advice. I participated in projects in the field of verification and implementing the internal control systems of manufacturing companies, including the development of calculation systems. Through my work as a CFO, I gained experience and knowledge in the operation and management of the economic and financial corporate system, including the implementation of accounting methodology, custom manufacturing reporting and tax policy. ”

Education: University of Economics in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 2006

Specialization: audits of individual financial statements, economic and accounting consulting, verification and implementing the internal control systems of manufacturing companies, implementing calculation systems, operation and management of economic and financial business systems, including implementation of accounting methodology, custom production reporting and tax policy

Languages:  slovak, english

senior process specialist
Róbert Kormaňák
senior process specialist
Róbert Kormaňák
partner / statutory auditor
Ing. Daniel Šalamún
partner / statutory auditor
Ing. Daniel Šalamún

Daniel has over 25 years of international professional experience providing statutory audit, internal audit services, advisory and training services for private and public sector. He has also managed and led a number of advisory and training projects (financial, compliance audit projects and internal audit projects, reviews and consulting projects) for state and public administration authorities, including central state administration bodies. For private sector client, he performed SOX projects and internal control projects.

 

Daniel has extensive knowledge of the International Standards on Auditing (ISA) issued by IFAC, Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors, and INTOSAI standards (International Standards for Supreme Audit Institutions – ISSAI). He is responsible for business development, training, managing projects and supervising project teams. Daniel is a statutory auditor and member of the Management Board of the Slovak Chamber of Auditors responsible for foreign relations, an international financial auditor (FCCA), and certified internal auditor (CIA) and a Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP). During November 2010 – November 2016 he acted as a Chairman of SKAU Ethics and Independence Committee and Chairman of SKAU Auditing Standards Committee responsible for preparing guidelines for statutory auditors related to audit methodology, ISA and ethical issues.

Education: University of Economics in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 1994

Specialization: statutory audit, internal audit, consulting, education in audit area

Languages:  slovak, english

Legal

Teamleader
partner | attorney at law
Mgr. Ing. Eva Nemšáková
partner | attorney at law
Mgr. Ing. Eva Nemšáková

„My main activities are in legal advice and tax law. Mostly handling complex projects in the field of construction, sale and rental of real estate.”

In this area, I also deal with public procurement projects. I also specialize in disputes in the food industry and food law. I apply my economic education especially in the preparation of contractual documentation related to transfer pricing as well as in acquisition projects.“

Education: Faculty of Law and Economics, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica

Professional experience: since 2005

Specialisations: legal advice, tax law, acquisition projects, transfer pricing, public procurement projects, construction, sale and rental of real estate

Languages: slovak, english, german

attorney at law | partner
JUDr. Zuzana Zvončeková
attorney at law | partner
JUDr. Zuzana Zvončeková

„I graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Matej Bel in Banská Bystrica in 2006. I am registered as the attorney by the Slovak Bar Association under registration No. 5133, since 2010. I performed advocacy praxis for one of considerable Law Firm in the position of Managing Associated Partner. Since 2018 Zuzana established her own Law Firm.

During my long-lasting legal praxis, I gained reach experience in a wide range of legal sectors. This includes complex covering of legal agenda for the domicile and foreign clients in Slovakia, contractual agenda, elaboration of due diligence, corporate law, construction, real estates, as well as representation of her clients before courts and other legal authorities in the agenda of disputes. ”

Education: Faculty of Law, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica

Professional experience: since 2006

Specialisations: comprehensive coverage of the legal matters of domestic and foreign clients in Slovakia, implementation of due diligence, corporate law, construction law, real estate law, as well as representing clients before courts and other authorities in litigation.

Languages: slovak, english, german

associated partner | attorney at law
Ing. JUDr. Janka Kantíková
associated partner | attorney at law
Ing. JUDr. Janka Kantíková

“I graduated in law at the Faculty of Law of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, which I completed in 2006 and engineering studies at the Faculty of Economics of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. Since 2012, I have been registered as an attorney of law by the Slovak Bar Association. In 2012, I became the founder of my own law firm.

During my legal practice, I provide clients with comprehensive legal advice in many branches of law, focusing mainly on commercial and company law, tax law, real estate law and building law, and representation of clients before the courts in a litigation agenda. I am also engaged in providing legal advice to state administration and self-government bodies.”

Education: Faculty of Law, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica

Professional experience: since 2006

Specialisations: comprehensive coverage of the legal matters of domestic and foreign clients in Slovakia, implementation of due diligence, corporate law, construction law, real estate law, as well as representing clients before courts and other authorities in litigation.

Languages: slovak, english, french

attorney at law
Mgr. Sandra Javorská
attorney at law
Mgr. Sandra Javorská

“I specialize in contract law and negotiation. I have experience in project consulting and comprehensive roofing of the legal agenda in client projects in various areas of business.

In my previous practice, I have provided legal advice mainly to clients doing business in the field of biofuels, in the agrosector, in the food and beverages sector, in rail transport and freight forwarding. Among other things, I have experience in the field of labour law, where I am very much involved in employment relationships, disputes, as well as issues of dependent work and illegal employment.”

Education: Faculty of Law, Trnava University

Professional experience: since 2008

Specialization: preparation of contractual documentation including negotiations, comprehensive legal service for projects carried out by clients in various areas of business, labour law, real estate law

Languages: slovak, english

attorney at law
JUDr. Jana Bečková
attorney at law
JUDr. Jana Bečková

“My long experience has taught me that every client is unique. That is why I make sure that I take every individual need into consideration.”

Education: Law Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 1980

Specialization: commercial law, commercial contracts, administrative proceedings, tax law, administrative proceedings, foreign companies

Languages: slovak, english, russian

lawyer
Mgr. Martin Petričko
lawyer
Mgr. Martin Petričko

The cornerstone of providing quality legal services is a passion for the pursuit of the unknown, This is why I always follow the motto: Law is a multidimensional phenomenon whose beauty cannot be exhausted.”

Education: Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague

Professional experience: since 2021

Specialization: legal advice focused on the Czech and Slovak Republic in the field of civil, labour and commercial law, especially issues concerning general commercial law.

Languages: slovak, english

lawyer
Mgr. Denis Čech
lawyer
Mgr. Denis Čech

The cornerstone of providing quality legal services is a passion for the pursuit of the unknown, This is why I always follow the motto: Law is a multidimensional phenomenon whose beauty cannot be exhausted.”

Education: Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague

Professional experience: since 2021

Specialization: legal advice focused on the Czech and Slovak Republic in the field of civil, labour and commercial law, especially issues concerning general commercial law.

Languages: slovak, english

paralegal
Sebastián Šillík
paralegal
Sebastián Šillík

“Quality work delivered on time is the key to success.”

Education: Comenius University Bratislava, University of Economics Bratislava

Professional experience: since 2020

Languages: Slovak, English

Accounting | Payrolls

Teamleader
business solutions / partner
Mgr. Jitka Kázmérová
business solutions / partner
Mgr. Jitka Kázmérová

„Budovanie vzťahu medzi mnou a klientom je najdôležitejším krokom k dlhodobým a úprimným obchodným partnerstvám. Len tak je skutočne možné pochopiť jeho ciele a pomôcť naplniť jeho potreby.“

Vzdelanie: City University of Seattle, Ekonomická univerzita v Bratislave

Odborná prax: od 2008

Špecializácia: finančné a ekonomické analýzy a plánovanie, predaj (časti) podniku, podnikové kombinácie a transformácie, spolupráca na štatutárnych predauditoch a auditoch, digitálne platformy, transferové oceňovanie, komplexné riešenia, obchodníci s cennými papiermi

Členstvá: SKAU reg. č. 3863, SKCÚ reg. č. 3294

Jazyky: anglický

chief accountant
Ľuboš Vlašič, BBA, DiS.
chief accountant
Ľuboš Vlašič, BBA, DiS.

„I think the best teacher is the one who shows you where to look, but doesn’t tell you what to see. That’s how I try to pass on my experience to our juniors.“

Education: Higher professional studies, Business Academy in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 2012

Specialization: OSS, logistics centers, influencers (youtube CMS), online shops, non-profit organizations

Languages: slovak, english

chief accountant
Ing. Romana Faklová
chief accountant
Ing. Romana Faklová

“I realize everyone works and is successful in a different area. That is why I’m trying to explain complicated accounting and tax issues to the client in a straightforward way.”

Education: University of Economics in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 2014

Specialization: copyright law, SW and games development, film industry, custom construction, private security services, IFRS reporting, language courses, transport services

Languages: slovak, english

chief accountant
Ing. Silvia Vojtková
chief accountant
Ing. Silvia Vojtková

“Continuous self-education and the upgrading of qualifications is essential for quality service provision in our sector.”

Education: University of Economics in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 2017

Specialization: permanent establishments, transport services, retail outlets, online shops, development projects and engineering work

Languages: slovak, english

senior payroll specialist
Katarína Bartošová
senior payroll specialist
Katarína Bartošová
payroll management specialist
Ing. Mária Násaliová
payroll management specialist
Ing. Mária Násaliová

“I constructed long-term and confidential relationships built primarily on professional and human approaches to clients and their employees.”

Education: Slovak Technical University in Bratislava

Professional experience: since 2006

Specialization: wages and personnel, wage counseling, representation in NIP and Social Insurance inspections

Languages: slovak, english

accountant
Patrik Kochan
accountant
Patrik Kochan

“I like doing things to the fullest, that also applies to my work.”

Education: Business Academy of Trenčín

Professional experience: since 2019

Specialization: car services, retail outlets, online shops, online advertising space (YTB), logistics centers, Uber, Bolt

Languages: slovak, english

junior accountant
Ing. Matej Soliar
junior accountant
Ing. Matej Soliar

„At school, I have no way of learning how the world will look and function a year from now.“

Education: Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica

Professional experience: since 2020

Languages: slovak, english

Technology

head of advisory | partner
Július Činčala
head of advisory | partner
Július Činčala
Audit I M&A

Professional experience: since 2005

Languages: english, german, polish, russian

Július has been working in management and transaction consulting since 2003. He completed his education in the USA. In the past, he worked in a multinational consulting company focusing on state administration and corporate clients.

Július is mainly engaged in optimization projects in the field of organization and management, not only in the private sector but also in state administration. He also heads the cyber security department. He has participated in a number of cross-border and acquisition projects and direct investment advice. He was an adviser to three ministers and represented the Slovak Republic in the Commission for State and Public Administration at the OECD.

associated partner / cyber security specialist
Ing. Pavol Rybár, CISA
associated partner / cyber security specialist
Ing. Pavol Rybár, CISA
associated partner / cyber security specialist
Ing. Jozef Stanko, CISA, CISM, CRISC
associated partner / cyber security specialist
Ing. Jozef Stanko, CISA, CISM, CRISC

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