Stephen Roberts In 60 Seconds

Vastly experienced FD & CFO with 30 + years in commercial environment.
Problem solver with a proactive approach & strategic mindset.
Equally comfortable communicating at factory floor & boardroon level.
Impressive track record of consistently growing SMEs’ net worth
Substantial knowledge & expertise in wide area of businesses including Construction, Manufacturing , Logistics & Travel/Tourism.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Developing financial & operational strategies to speed growth & add value.

Cash flow Improvement

Reducing working capital needs coupled with efficient utilisation of resources.

Profit Improvement

Comprehensive skilled analyses of all sales & costs & propose/implement changes.

Management Information

Set up effective targeted benchmarks to increase company performance.

People Manager

Participative management style to motivate, share ideas & increase efficiency.

Track Record Highlights

  • I took the lead role in the £1.5 mill acquisition of Steelwork Company to complement existing pre-fabricated Pipework Operations.
  • Undertook a comprehensive res-structuring & cost reduction programme for Construction Group turning loss making business into consistently profitable.
  • My problem solving skills have been honed from many years dealing with a vast array of logistics challenges throughout Europe, Africa & Asia.
  • I have set up and substantially grown an international Tour Operator/Safari Company covering Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • My strong business development skills complement my accomplished commercial contract negotiating techniques.
  • I have an excellent track record of building relationships with Key Stakeholders such as Shareholders, Customers, Employees, Service Providers & Bankers.
  • It is a participative management style that I adopt which has reaped the rewards of motivating each Finance Team under my leadership for better effectiveness and efficiency.

Sector Experience

  • construction, Steelwork & Pipework
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics, Domestic & Overseas
  • mining-resources-energy, Sub Saharan Africa
  • hospitality-tourism, Local & Intl in Southern Africa
  • healthcare, Care Home Sector
  • services, Agency based
  • not-for-profit, NGOs', Charities & Property Maintenance entities

What's next?

To find out how we can help you scale faster, increase cash, profit and valuation and build the business which enables you to fulfil your life's ambition, please book your 30 minute Discovery Call below...

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