Andrew Jones In 60 Seconds
I am a results driven, focused and highly competent Finance Director. I have 25 years experience across multiple sectors in business ranging from owner managed SME’s to a top 10 global turnover group. I have built many successful teams one of which won the North West small finance team of the year in 2018. I won the 2021 North West Finance Director of the Year award for large businesses.
Acquired or sold 15+ businesses.
Track record of improving profitability through turnover growth and cost control.
Building high functional award winning teams.
Supporting growth of up to 700% in 5 years.
Producing industry leading board packs / external MI.
Track Record Highlights
- Built a finance team and back office function to support a privately owned transport & logistics business to grow from £18M turnover to £140M in 6 years through organic and acquisition based growth.
- Managed the Due Diligence and facilitated the sale of a privately owned healthcare / sports business compromising 36 legal entities to a top 100 US owned business.
- Outsourced a significant amount of transactional finance functions across Europe to a external 3rd party financial services provider, resulting in annual savings of £15M.
- Implemented a corporate restructure in a SME to create internal value and put a structure in place that was suitable for future growth.
- Managed the Northern European finance function for a US owned top 10 ($60bn) annual turnover business through a period of significant change.
- Implemented industry leading Board Reports and MI Packs in multiple roles. With month end reporting timeframes cut to 2 days.
- Managed cashflow in a loss making privately owned business to allow the company to keep trading until an acquisition was completed.
- manufacturing-transport-logistics, Haulage & Warehousing
- retail-consumer-products, E-commerce
- insurance, Risk analysis
- healthcare, Wide scale distribution
- not-for-profit, Charities / Community groups
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