Justine Dowds In 60 Seconds

A commercial Chartered Accountant with 25 years of senior finance leadership experience for PLC’s and high growth SME’s. A strategic thinker with the vision and creativity to support entrepreneurs looking to drive growth. I use technology to design systems that deliver accessible, accurate and timely information, ensuring business decisions are based on solid financial insights.

Specialist Skills

Budgeting & Forecasting

By building comprehensive financial plans we can accurately predict future outcomes, and effectively allocate resources to optimise performance.

Profit Improvement

Leveraging my analytical skills and business acumen I identify cost-saving opportunities, enhance operational efficiencies, and maximise revenue generation, ultimately driving overall profitability.

Strategic Thinker

I anticipate market trends, identify opportunities, and formulate effective strategies that position organisations for long-term success.

Technology Evangelist

I am passionate about the transformative power of simple, cost effective technology.

Analytics Wizard

Developing financial models to turn your data into a strategic advantage.

Track Record Highlights

  • Prepared business for exit, maximising value through balancing revenue streams. Ensuring all departments were prepared for due diligence, managing end to end process on behalf of owner.
  • Designed and implemented accounting, forecasting, and commercial systems for new start-up. Supported rapid growth to £6.5m t/o with 42 staff.
  • Advisor and confidant to SME’s owners. Guiding sales and investment decisions using data from the implemented systems, and ensuring choices align to the business strategy.
  • As MD, designed and implemented new client contracts, HR, CRM and ISO27001 systems. Developed DR and BCP strategies, reviewed and managed IT security.
  • Management of banking relationships, raising finance, ongoing reporting and covenant management, negotiating early settlement on covenant breached loans.

Sector Experience

  • Technology, Media & Telecoms: IT Managed Services
  • Property & Real Estate: Property Investment and Development
  • Banking & Financial Services: Family Office, portfolio investment strategies, assets/wealth management
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics: Aviation

What's next?

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