Portfolio Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer
Did you know? You can have a PS200k pa Finance Director on your team, working part-time, for the cost of a junior member of staff.
Law graduate and qualified accountant with fast-track financial, commercial and general management career to director level in FTSE100 and FTSE250 businesses. Extensive record of delivering rapid business turnaround and top-line growth through use of advanced activity-based costing techniques and leading-indicator KPI development. Experienced and credible senior business figure – former Regional Chairman for Institute of Directors and member of IoD National Council, former Chair of NECC Partners, former Chair of Northern Business Forum. Currently non-executive Chairman of highly profitable £10 million business. Extensive experience as Non-Executive Director and Chairman.Well-networked, highly-experienced in developing strong senior-level relationships and an excellent people manager, achieving Sunday Times Top 100 Places to Work award three years in succession.High level of expertise and achievement in:LEADERSHIP: Over 30 years experience of director-level roles in large complex organisations. SALES GROWTH: Delivered rapid sales growth in manufacturing, services and education marketsFINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Used advanced activity-based costing techniques and leading-indicator KPIs to rapidly boost income, reduce costs and transform the bottom lineBUSINESS STRATEGY: Including turnarounds and business transformationBUSINESS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT: Generated significant efficiency gains and cost reductions through embedding substantial efficiency improvementsPEOPLE DEVELOPMENT: Created a business recognised by Sunday Times as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in the UK three years in a row.CUSTOMER SERVICE: Top award winner at National Customer Service Awards for public sector, healthcare, FTSE100 plc and utility organisations.