Charles Sanderson In 60 Seconds

South African CA with KPMG, spent the last 30 years in the UK in a range of businesses, including EMI Music & Thomson Reuters.

Industries incl. Software, music, TV, publishing & news. Common in all these roles has been the need for advice & support in fast changing environments. High level of energy & enthusiasm with a collaborative leadership style. Strong system skills assist in adding value

Specialist Skills

Budgeting & Forecasting

Has been my responsibility in every role for 30 years.

Raising Funds

I assisted in 4 separate fund raises in the last 18 months.

Systems and Controls

I was a FC for nearly 7 years, setting up compliant operations.

Technology Evangelist

Implemented several new accounting systems.

Management Information

Have built or improved management information in every role.

Track Record Highlights

  • AI software business – supported all finance for Series A fund raise with Future Funds, raising £6m.
  • Talent management & Recruitment software – redesigned all finance & reporting to accurately reflect the SaaS nature of business & preparing finance model supporting Series A fundraise of £2.0m
  • Sports News website – providing negotiation, strategic and finance support for €4.0m disposal, raised £150k CBIL loan.
  • HR SaaS software development business - restructured finance function for reporting to new VC. Designed business case for next next round of funding, raising £1.0m. full time CFO now in place.
  • Tax compliance SaaS software business - set up entire UK business for NZ holding company, completed group business case, raising NZD 4.0m in investor funding. Handed over to NZ team.

Sector Experience

  • technology-media-telecoms software development
  • technology-media-telecoms music
  • technology-media-telecoms Television

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