Immediately available, Fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants, Federation of Tax Advisors and Institute of Public Accountants. Experienced in corporate financial management including company secretarial, treasury, system implementation, system development, team development, team training, together with business planning and finance.
25 years as Director of Finance, developing the financial strategy that has enabled a single struggling company to become one of the UK’s largest organisations in their sector.
Developing, training and mentoring a growing finance team to deliver fast detailed statistics and reports for a complex structure
28 years’ managing and maintaining relationships with government and royalty bodies.
Over 25 years’ experience of company secretariat, devising and developing systems to ensure efficient compliance. Dealing with re-registration of a plc as a private company.
Over 30 years’ experience of advising, developing and implementing financial systems and controls for a variety of different industries. Dealing with CEOs, Boards, senior and junior management.
Over 30 years’ experience of preparing accounts, tax and audits as a professional accountant from agriculture to manufacturing, retail and services.
Two years’ experience of management consultancy, assisting with raising finance and turning round companies in difficulties.
Over 30 years’ experience in developing, training, progressing and mentoring teams.
Over 30 years’ experience of general practice accountancy.
Senior member of the group’s strategy team.
Implemented financial systems and controls improving efficiency and cost savings, ensuring operating costs have reduced as a percentage of turnover which in a high fixed costs industry has been significant.
In a highly competitive business environment, produced financial business plans enabling eight successful license bids and six other licences for associated undertakings.
Produced successful tender documents.
Completed due diligence for purchases of companies as well as producing due diligence files for the sale of associated companies. Quickly and successfully integrating the incoming company into the group’s systems as well as disengaging the outgoing associates.
Raised over £3.5m of banking finance to develop the group and negotiated change of banking arrangements.
Dealt with the re-registration of the holding company from a non-listed plc to a private limited company.
Dealing with government and royalty bodies producing all financial returns and reports.
Developed, trained and motivated a growing finance team during periods of fast growth of 31 direct and indirect reports.
Completed due diligence for the sale of the group.
Ran the group with strategy team during 16 months of a CMA investigation.
Completed the integration of the group into the new owner’s systems.
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