Adrian Goodman In 60 Seconds

Having spent over 20 years in a series of progressive financial roles, culminating in FD-level positions, I have found time and again that I am a natural problem solver who can source solutions in even the most complex and challenging situations. Throughout my career, I have honed a passion for developing finance teams and processes.

Specialist Skills

Analytics Wizard

Excellent data manipulation skills and developer-level Excel/VBA skills.

Systems and Controls

Devised bespoke financial control framework known as the Four Points of Control.

Financial Operations

I have built, developed and led teams of all sizes across multiple businesses.

Budgeting & Forecasting

Extensive experience in building budgets across multiple sectors/businesses.

Business Planning

Expert at identifying the best approach for a business and then mapping it out.

Track Record Highlights

  • Devised a currency hedging process to maximise revenues from a customer based in Norway, leading to increased revenues of around 15% (£600k) from this customer in 12 months.
  • Negotiated the removal of break clauses from two site leases, leading to £850k+ in capital contributions from the landlords concerned.
  • Secured £1.25m in CBILS loans, managed the Job Retention Scheme for 19 employees and arranged rent payment holidays and finance agreements to guide the company through the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Generated annual savings of £300k within six months, via new lighting, renegotiated energy contracts, FX broker for foreign payments, and a reduction in insurance premiums.
  • Researched and commissioned cost-saving environmental initiatives, including solar panels, yielding savings of £45k per year and a BioMass boiler, generating savings of >£100k per year.

Sector Experience

  • Engineering: Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics: Manufacturing, Warehousing, Distribution
  • Retail & Consumer Products: Retail fashion distribution, E-commerce (multi-industry)
  • Construction: Builders' merchants
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms: IT Support & Services

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