Paul Winfield In 60 Seconds

A calm and assured Portfolio FD/CFO with over a decade of leadership experience in SMEs and listed businesses. A CIMA Fellow and business process improvement expert. A proven track record in business start-up and reorganisation with a genuine eye for detail.

Specialist Skills

Business Planning

Developed clear plans that deliver strategy.

Financial Operations

Embeded a financial rigour into the business.

Management Information

Improved visibility of key drivers for the business.

Systems and Controls

Delivered secure and regulatory compliant systems.

Budgeting & Forecasting

Provided vital budgetary information with regular review, tracking and reforecast.

Track Record Highlights

  • Working with a large multinational automotive business reduced the monthly reporting cycle down from 5 days to 24 hours and the team from 25 down to 7 and eventually 4.
  • Led the implementation of a UK business wide ERP system for a NYSE listed business under budget and before deadline saving over £100k in ongoing partner and support costs.
  • Developed a process driven POP system at an automotive storage centre reducing order to invoice variance significantly, speeding up the pre-sales cycle by 30 days and increasing margin by c. £300 p/u.
  • Created an online invoicing portal for a national franchised cleaning company allowing them to improve revenue streams and maximise their invoice factoring facility.
  • Facilitated the sale of a £500m department (allowing the founders to refinance their remaining business) by working with external parties and transferring contracts and relationships to a new entity.

Sector Experience

  • services, Automotive Remarketing, Franchised Cleaning
  • technology-media-telecoms, Automotive SASS and PAS
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics, Automotive Refurbishment

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