Alan Clarke In 60 Seconds

I am an experienced Commercially focussed Finance Director with a broad range of experience of skills developed through working with leading retail and manufacturing businesses.
Persistent and determined, I see the job through and use in-depth commercial knowledge at both strategic and operational levels to deliver excellent results.
I have worked with large corporates as well as family SME’s

Specialist Skills

Cash flow Improvement

Both Credit Control management and Invoicing improvements

Budgeting & Forecasting

Developed strategic plans around medium term forecasts

Banking Relationship

Worked with a variety of banking partners who provided asset finance

Policies & Procedures

Defined accounting and HR procedures to mitigate business risk.

Technology Evangelist

Instigated the move from on premise to cloud based solutions to re to Cloud base

Track Record Highlights

  • Worked with MD and senior team of family owned business where I developed the business reporting including cash flow and budgets to enable a five year strategic plan to be created.
  • Introduced appropriate financial controls and reports. This focused the business on profit rather than turnover and improved the margins threefold.
  • Worked closely on customer profitability to ensure business conducted was being carried out effectively. Focused on turning round low margin Customers.
  • Streamlined and improved the performance of finance teams including restructuring to ensure specific objectives and tasks where delivered.
  • Rolled out compliant Auto Enrolment Pension scheme for 500 staff, where the business had originally fall foul of the Pension regulator.
  • Introduced new information technology solutions which helped to improve profitability, Customer Service and reduced business risk.

Sector Experience

  • manufacturing-transport-logistics Specialising in Pharmaceuticals
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics Family owned SME
  • healthcare Hearing device manufacturing and retail
  • retail-consumer-products Focused on Supply Chain improvements

What's next?

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