Charles Forward In 60 Seconds

I am a results-driven focused senior manager with extensive Financial and Operational Management background. A strong communicator with excellent organisational skills, experienced in developing Finance teams. Highly experienced in change management including the implementation of new systems. A strong team player with a collaborative management style enabling an all-inclusive environment.

Specialist Skills

Business Planning

Development and implementation of strategic aims.

Cash flow Improvement

Introduction of processes to utilise cash effectively.

Financial Operations

Development of teams and integration with other business operations.

Profit Improvement

Resource management to enable existing resources support revenue growth.

Systems and Controls

Introduction of new and development of existing systems.

Track Record Highlights

  • Chief Financial Officer - RAK insurance (UAE) Introduction of a cost and income allocation model to enable Financial analysis at a product level.
  • Group Head of Finance and Principal Officer Asia - Trust Re Group Bahrain Restructuring and development of the Finance team. Successful Incorporation of New subsidiaries to the group.
  • Chief Operating Officer - Scott Wilson ME Introduction of formal project management review identifying 100k of unrecognised billable revenue.
  • Finance director International - Scott Wilson UK Rationalisation of reporting processes to enable timely reporting of results. Integration of regional businesses to enable more profitable resource use.
  • Controller - Garmin Europe Ltd Introduction of Treasury management processes to significantly improve short term cash returns. Leading the consolidation of operations into 1 large warehouse.

Sector Experience

  • Insurance: Corporate and retail, Reinsurance
  • Engineering: International Consultant Engineering
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms: FMCG and Specialist technology

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