James Bygate In 60 Seconds

I’m a results-driven chartered accountant with a passion for facilitating change and developing people. As a Finance Director, I’ve helped SMEs raise funds for growth, redesigned financial controls, and provided timely financial information. I excel in business partnering to achieve strategic and operational objectives for companies across a wide range of sectors.

Specialist Skills

Budgeting & Forecasting

Utilising a comprehensive understanding of businesses from the ground up to provide precise forecasting and strategic future planning.

Cash flow Improvement

Leveraging my knowledge of business working capital cycles to identify cost-saving measures and provide proactive issue forecasting.

Management Information

Deliver comprehensive management information to inform growth strategies and guide decision-making.

Exit Planning

Supported companies in both exit planning and navigating the due diligence process.

Business Planning

Crafting business plans that inform strategy and foster innovative thinking to achieve optimal outcomes.

Track Record Highlights

  • Exited a PE backed travel business in a global pandemic.
  • Created a shared service centre for £250m group.
  • Successfully started my own business in the retail sector.
  • Operated at board level in private equity environments.
  • Worked as part of M&A team in a buy and build strategy.

Sector Experience

  • hospitality-tourism, Tour Operator
  • retail-consumer-products, FMCG
  • not-for-profit, Housing

What's next?

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