A business-experienced finance professional and qualified Chartered Management Accountant, with over 40 years experience in the Construction/Engineering sectors, the majority at board level.
Providing a cost effective solution for project/interim assignments, with the ability to deal with a variety of business issues and provide a strategic perspective for clients.
· Business consultancy service providing support to companies in assessing their business performance and identifying their business needs.
· Specialising in areas such as Financial Controls, Strategic Planning, Treasury, Financial Forecasting, Management Accounts, IT Accounting Solutions and General Management Issues
· Corporate Strategic/Operations Review
· Financial Forensic Cost Verification Investigations
· Business Mentoring
· Implementation and Development of Financial Controls
· Non-Executive Posts
· Project Work
· Interim Management
· Sage 50 and Sage One Accounts Training
· Project/Job Costing Systems and Training
· CIS - Construction Industry Scheme
Starting or growing a business can be exciting as well as daunting. A good Business Mentor can make the difference between success and failure, particularly in the formative stages of the new venture or expansion. Identifying and filling knowledge gaps is essential, as well as developing individuals and teams to provide the business with the expertise to grow in a controlled manner.
The finances of a business are its life blood. The importance of safeguarding them is paramount.
Identifying gaps and weaknesses and providing solutions is part of the process. Fraud, carrying too much stock, poor purchasing procedures, less than robust accounting management are all areas that, if not managed properly, will impact adversely on business performance.
Strategic and Operations Reviews. Meet with the management team and other stakeholders, with a view to understanding the strategic focus and culture of the business and how it operates.
Establish the current situation and core competencies, identify obstacles, develop prospects and manage expectations.
Quasi Financial Director
The cost of employing a Finance Director full time is expensive. You may well have a competent bookkeeper who just need a little help and guidance from time to time. That is where the Quasi Financial Director service can be beneficial as well as cost effective. Expertise on tap.
Sage Accounts Training
Sage training covering Sage 50 Accounts as well as Sage One Cloud Accounting.
Installation and Set Up Customers, Suppliers, Company, Bank, Products and Projects Modules, Sage Generic Reports, Sage Excel Integrated Reporting.
Providing a creative contribution, through independent oversight and constructive challenge to the executive directors. Independent feedback and constructive criticism from someone outside of the business can be invaluable. A non-executive director brings independence, impartiality, wide experience, special knowledge, and personal qualities