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I am an enthusiastic, hard working and responsible finance professional, who takes pride in my work and have a wide range of experience in the private sector. I am self-motivated, a good manager and team player and can communicate easily with clients and colleagues at all levels.


Marital status: Married Nationality: British Age: 38 Place of Birth: Stockport


1990 University of xxxxxxxxx B.A. (hons) in Art History, 2:2


1988 xxxxxxxxx High School Sxxxxxxxx A levels: Art (A), Maths (B), Chemistry (B), General Studies (C) 1986 xxxxxxxxxxxxxx School O levels: Grade A: English, Maths, Art, Chemistry Grade B: French Grade C: Geography xxxxx


Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); 1993 to 1997; continued professional development requirements met each year

2004-2009 Rxxxxxxxx Limited Group Financial Controller Provided financial management for all budgeting, forecasting, spend and resource analysis including developing business plans. Was instrumental in the planning stages of new financial systems, controls and reporting and managed the implementation. Consolidated all financial analysis for division and prepared monthly

Head Office and Board reporting and commentaries to demonstrate business performance. Management of finance department of 5 permanent and up to 4 contract staff. I also recruited, developed and managed 3 Financial Analysts. Negotiated and managed key supplier contracts.

1998-2004 xx xxxxxxxx (UK) Ltd Finance Manager, UK Operations Head Office In addition to my daily duties I was seconded to operating companies as divisional Finance Director for several months at a time and also deputised for the General Manager. Reviewed and led improvements of the financial systems and financial reporting. The aim of this was to mitigate risks and as a result the finance team became a more highly valued team within the business which in turn boosted morale. When new business strategies were implemented I oversaw the reporting process to ensure it was relevant and efficient. Developed assumptions and forecasting within a volatile external market. Developed financial models for budget reviews and pricing analysis. From this I was able to advise business stakeholders to ensure our contracts were commercially viable. The company rejected contracts that created low margins and we increased average profitability of assignments. Utilised excellent communications and organisational skills to set-up weekly and monthly meeting to increase communication throughout the company. 1997-1998 xxxxxxxx Limited Credit Controller Recruited, trained and managed a junior credit control executive. Implemented new credit control processes including automated account suspensions and credit approvals and reducing debtor days. Responsible for credit control of key accounts, including escalation through legal action.

1994-1997 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Accounts and Audit Senior Planned, controlled and completed small company audits for turnovers up to 10 million for snack food manufacturer, luxury car seller, clothing retailer & clothing printer businesses. Preparation of sole trader, partnership and small company accounts. Preparation of corporation tax computations and CT600 forms for companies. 1992-1993 xxxxxxxxxx Ltd Accountant Responsible for the preparation of financial and monthly management accounts, VAT returns, maintenance of fixed asset register. Preparation of prepaid, accruals, cash flow projection & maintaining

companys treasury functions on daily basis. Preparation of monthly overhead analysis, responsible for company's purchasing, responsible of monthly payroll, responsible for companys operation & stock maintenance function on daily basis, responsible for maintaining sales ledger, purchase ledger on daily basis & staff expenses on monthly basis. 1990-1992 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Accounts Manager Responsible for the preparation of financial accounts in accordance with company policies and procedures, validation of operating & capital of expenditures accordance with the budget, supervising preparation of the UK branch accounts and two other subsidiaries in liaison with Head Office in Paris. Dealing with queries from Auditors and Regulatory Authorities, controlling a monthly payroll, participate in the budget preparation and monthly variance analysis,preparation of weekly forecast, monthly vat return. Validation of weekly accounts payable payments and supervising accounts receivable collection and daily & weekly reporting, any other ad-hoc duties.


A keen sportsman, I play football and softball at a local level. As well as team games I also enjoy golf and fishing. I was elected as Team Captain at my local golf club in 2004 and have subsequently served as Treasurer and Deputy Chair. Throughout 1993-94 I bought and renovated two properties which I subsequently managed as rental properties. I really enjoyed learning new practical DIY skills and it tested my ability to manage projects to time and budget constraints.

John xxxxxxxxxx, Managing Director xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Limited 020 xxxxxxxxx /

Steve xxxxxxxxxx, Finance Director xxxxxxxxxx (UK) Ltd 01xxxxxxxxxx /