As FD, helping to set the strategic financial direction of the company, responsibility for making sure the company has strong financial controls and is financially viable. Provide accurate financial information to managers, Board and contracting Agencies. Supporting managers with financial information, and helping structure projects in the best way financially.
Prior to this I spent 3 years as Director of Business Support looking after various Public funded contracts including setting up 3 ERDF funded High Growth contracts, along with ESF funded Skills contracts, and various smaller Local Authority funded business support contracts. I also managed some commercial and membership departments, including the Export Documentation and International trade department. I gained valuable experience of frontline services and contract and project management.
Previous to this I was the FD, and took the company through the purchase of new premises, purchase of a new business, two mergers, a de merger, the winning and closure of various public contracts.