ACA Qualified with over 12 years of experience across diverse sectors (Retail, Production and Manufacturing) and ownership structures. Key highlights of his career include:
- ERP Expertise: Advanced proficiency in various ERP systems including Microsoft Dynamics, Access, Oracle, Sage, Quickbooks, Xero.
- Tech Skills: Extensive utilisation of Microsoft Office Suite, Excel (Vlookups, Pivot tables, Macros), Power Query, and more.
- Financial Leadership: Proven record as Financial Controller and Group Financial Accounting & Reporting Manager, adept at internal and external stakeholder management.
- International Operations: Led financial functions for international companies operating across multiple currencies.
- Reporting Excellence: Designed financial reporting templates, coordinated month-end procedures, and produced consolidated accounts packs.
- Regulatory Compliance: Expertise in statutory accounts production, tax returns, VAT, GST, P11D, and international financial reporting standards.
- Cost Management: Introduced departmental cost reviews and achieved overhead reduction.
- Audit Proficiency: Conducted statutory audits, from planning to sign-off, with a focus on P&L and balance sheet analysis.