Tim

Name

Tim

Position

Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Mentor

Location

Surrey

Big Business Experience

Barclays Bank PLC

Symphony Communications LLP

Small Business Experience

Chimera Recruitment Ltd

Quest Accounting Ltd

Summary

Tim is a Finance Director /Business Consultant & Mentor with 25+ years of successful experience mainly within the Finance and Tech service sector. Over the last 4 years he has expanded his consulting into Recruitment, Creative Design, Education and a range of other service companies.

He has a collaborative approach to successful transformational leadership engaging with all stakeholders. He has an in-depth understanding of business SWOTs, how to maximise profitability and growth whilst assisting the companies control their costs and cash flow.

Tim believes financial stability helps owners achieve their visions whether that is to grow, retain or exit their businesses.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Management Accountant CIMA
  • Economics BA hons

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Finance Strategy, Management and Control
  • Executive Leadership, mentoring & Business Transformation
  • Budget Management, Strategic Planning, Forecasting
  • Funding, Growth and Exit Planning
  • IT, Digital Transformation & Business Alignment
  • Digital Strategy, Cloud & Process Re-Engineering
  • Governance & MI Reporting, Risk Management
  • Cross Functional Team Leadership & Development

Experience

  • Financial Stability and growth
    Cash flow forecasting, success criteria, KPIs, Balance sheet funding, loans, HMRC payment plans and invoice financing.
  • Governance
    Set up and run monthly board meetings including agendas, objectives and holding directors to account.
    Regular review of financial statements, defined metrics and KPIs.
    Resources and targets accountability .
  • Strategic planning
    Vision, objectives, sales targets and budgeting, new markets, resources including staffing, outsourcing, location and office/warehouse planning. Product deep dives including exits, marketing, pricing and profitability. Exit planning.
  • Mentoring
    Board members either new to the role or ones requiring a sounding board.
    Board/owners for a number of companies over the Covid pandemic.
    Mentor for students on the Brunel help to grow program.