Philip Dean In 60 Seconds

I am a Financial Director who efficiently combines tax, accounting, systems, commercial, and legal knowledge to built robust businesses. Able to isolate key metrics in rapidly changing structures, providing clarity, designing strategy, and enabling actionable business development. Expert in managing dispersed teams, leadership of acquisitions, outsourcing, re-structuring, and re-enigneering with ERP.

Specialist Skills

Business Planning

Cash flow Improvement

Financial Operations

Technology Evangelist

Management Information

Track Record Highlights

  • Raised funds for start-up technology business. Implemented new ERP for on-line book publisher. Reduced overheads and identified margin opportunities at electric motor manufacturer.
  • Saved $90k in tax by using alternative treatment of goodwill. Built complete multi-dimensional tax and management reporting system, saving corp. taxes. Developed innovative legal business model Italy.
  • Applied tax, legal and HR skills to model then implementat of a $60m multi country outsourcing from IBM - creating the most profitable division in Europe. Created financial legal risk model.
  • Identified opportunity, influenced management then drove outsourced call centre project in East Europe for 200 employees, reducing costs by $2.5m a year, transforming finances of the business.
  • Completed due diligence and successful integration for four acquisitions.
  • Oversaw 4th round of financing and managed shareholder relations. Built stock option plan compliant with US & French legislation. Devised IP protection, tax and contract process, created legal entities.
  • Implemented 45 modules across 15 countries, on time on budget. Re-engineered Europe wide processes as platform for future shared services. Reduced 52 heads, produced a positive NPV, audit, satisfaction.

Sector Experience

  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics: Manufacturing
  • Hospitality & Tourism: Restaurant, Dark Kitchen
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms: Telecoms, Software, Hardware
  • Services: Marketing
  • Retail & Consumer Products: Distribution

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