Bill Cooper In 60 Seconds

I am a commercially focussed FD/CFO who has successfully supported entrepreneurial, family and PE-backed companies for over 20 years. I bring leaderships to the teams, owners and investors by applying my broad financial and operational knowledge in optimising the business capability and profitability. I enjoy helping owners in fulfilling their aspirations and maximising their business’s worth.

Specialist Skills

Business Planning

strategic and short term financial/operational.

Management Information

tailoring insightful reports/KPI's that necessitate action.

Cash flow Improvement

working capital optimisation/instilling a cash culture.

Banking Relationship

developing trust/fund raising-loans and asset backed finance.

Profit Improvement

proven at driving profit towards maximum equity value.

Track Record Highlights

  • FD of several entrepreneurial businesses going through rapid channel ( (store, web, digital and international) growth where profits were optimised and two businesses were sold to PE investors.
  • Acquisition of targeted businesses, including S.P.A., integration and turnaround.
  • Transformed the financial reporting of several businesses to PE-standard.
  • Refinance of a retailer, including Due Diligence process and 'Going Concern' year end.
  • Improved working capital in cash-constrained companies by working collegiately in supplier negotiations and on debtor reduction programmes; applying best practice cash management.

Sector Experience

  • retail-consumer-products UK and International
  • retail-consumer-products Ecommerce
  • retail-consumer-products Wholesale
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics B2B Food
  • technology-media-telecoms Computer Sales

What's next?

To find out how we can help you scale faster, increase cash, profit and valuation and build the business which enables you to fulfil your life's ambition, please book your 30 minute Discovery Call below...

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