Case Studies

Consultant FD to established parts distributor in building maintenance sector. Implementing monthly accounts, budgets & strategies to assist existing management develop the company with a view to preparing it for sale at optimum exit price.
Sector = distribution
Turnover = £2m
Employees = 15

Assisted AIM listed plc in hostile takeover of retail business comprising 78 trading sites. Designed and implemented departmentalised accounting system from scratch, within a very short time frame. Ran the entire company financial process including cash flow management, payroll and assisted on integration with HO systems.
Sector = gaming
Turnover = £20m
Employees = 440

Researched and implemented accounts system for start-up company with innovative web site, and sourced and configured SQL database to manage customer details, subscriptions and winnings.
Sector = amusement
Turnover = £360k
Employees = 5

Acting as interim FD of engineering company during sudden illness of incumbent. At short notice taking on all FD roles, including cash flow management, monthly reports, budgets.
Sector = engineering/manufacturing
Turnover = £4.7m
Employees = 52

Consultant FD/CFO to family-run manufacturing company. Implemented management controls, financial reports and developed business strategy with existing management. Transformed the company from t/o £0.75m to £3.5m and profits from nil to £400K
Sector = manufacturing
Turnover = £3.5m
Employees = 50

Consultant FD/CFO to privately owned conference & banqueting company. Assisted existing management with growth strategy, and created business plan & raised finance of £13m for acquisition of two hotels into the group portfolio, raising turnover from £5.5m to £12m and profits from £1m to £3m
Sector = hospitality
Turnover = £12m
Employees = 500

Consultant FD to central London retail business, brought in to develop financial controls to combat internal fraud.
Sector = retail
Turnover = £3.5m
Employees = 25