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Finance Director

Finance Director – East Midlands An experienced ACMA qualified Finance Director who operates at the highest level of integrity across SME environments, growing stakeholder value through continuous improvement. Commercially savvy across B2B & B2C channels, striving to deliver best in class channel partner experiences, through a hands-on approach whilst developing high performing teams.

Strategic Projects

  • Developing & Implementing the strategic commercial growth model for suppliers & partners contracts, and supporting payment mechanics
  • Develop and manage the transformational IT Platform in conjunction with the supplier to deliver best in class Finance system
  • Development of sales commissions schemes to drive business growth
  •  Implementation of new Payroll System during a 2 year headcount growth.
  • Launch of Invoice Financing  to facilitate Cash-flow requirements
  • R&D Relief claim managed with key internal & external stakeholders


  • Streamlined the finance operational function into a slick, trusted department
  • Managed through a legacy HMRC debt, through to a time to pay conclusion
  • Cash-flow direction during unpredictable debtor receipts,
  • Set up associated Company
  • Strategic thinker and influencer to change, improve & adapt ‘given’ supplier commercial models
  • 15% profit growth across 5-year period, with 4 consecutive profit growth years, £23m turnover business
  • Influenced key supplier commercial model through revenue assurance tactics to grow cash reserves
  • Introduced key analytical reporting business metrics (not limited to base management & churn), processes and unravelled the inherited muddle, resulting in clear concise reporting to all relevant audiences
  • Streamlined the administrative finance functions to divert resource into sales


Key Skills

Strategic thinker and influencer to change

Strong Stakeholder relationship management

Financial & Management Accounting

Systems Transformation

Inspiring Team Leadership & Coach

Budgeting & Forecasting

Board Reporting & Negotiating

‘C’ suite confident

Accurate & reliable stewardship

Thrives in fast & dynamic environments

Business Turnaround & Growth through change management

Build & Maintain Profitable partner relationships

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