Adrienne Clarke In 60 Seconds
I am a trusted leader, who delivers business change, excels at problem solving and is passionate about building engaged and successful teams. I have worked in large listed, private equity backed businesses and small start ups and have hands on experience in strategic planning, led business change, implemented operational controls and cash management and planning disciplines.
Budgeting & Forecasting
Challenged business assumptions and stress tested results.
Delivered recent and relevant financial reporting and KPIs are fundamental to sound decision making.
Cash flow Improvement
Short and long term planning, cost saving activities.
Systems and Controls
Reduced financial risk by implementing robust systems, controls and monitoring.
Negotiated covenants and managed relationships with various banks.
Track Record Highlights
- Optimised cash management through cost saving strategies, weekly cash planning and longer term monthly cash forecasts and covenant monitoring.
- Implemented group wide finance and data management systems to support management decision making.
- Led a successful outsourcing of finance and payroll functions delivering 50% cost savings.
- Detailed analysis and bench-marking of group wide costs identified inefficiencies and duplication leading to a £10 million cost saving plan.
- Programme lead for public to private buyout in 2007 and subsequent IPO in 2013 raising £600m. Led DD, financial planning and reporting for refinancing projects in 2008 and 2016, 2020 along with several large acquisitions and subsequent integration.
- Property & Real Estate: Estate Agency and related professional services
- Healthcare: Residential care homes
- Technology, Media & Telecoms: Proptech software development
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