Wendy Donovan In 60 Seconds

I am a trusted strategic thinking business partner who has been working with SMEs at FD level for over 10 years; prior to this at senior finance level for multi-national corporates.

Building relationships with clients to understand their vision and how collectively we can put the steps in place to achieve this. Ensuring processes are in place to provide a strong foundation for strategic growth.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Always exploring opportunities to pursue, looking for vulnerabilities or threats.

Cash flow Improvement

Ensuring the gap is managed between cash in and cash out.

Profit Improvement

Helping to increase turnover, diversify. reduce cost and drive efficiencies.

Managing Risk

Risk management planning as clients grow.

Policies & Procedures

Implement quality management systems to improve chances of winning new contracts.

Track Record Highlights

  • Helping companies in financial distress quickly securing non-PG funding using a mixture of supply chain management skills, loans, corporate credit and government funding (R&D tax credits).
  • Implementing integrated management systems (ISO9001/14001, Construct Gold Accreditation) to improve chances of winning contracts, source new work, manage supply chains and mitigate risk.
  • Ensured a positive outcome for clients under R&D and VAT investigation by working with HMRC to put in place compliance procedures to avoid use of phoenix suppliers and fraudulent R&D advisers.
  • Improved profitability by implementing activity based KPIS to all levels of employees to measure and manage strategic goals, so they can understand and contribute to the company's success.
  • Working with owner managers to put the company in a position to ensure a successful exit strategy. Whether it is a MBO or M&A.

Sector Experience

  • construction, Office fit out/M&E
  • engineering, M&E, Utilities
  • technology-media-telecoms, Telecoms Digital
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics, Precision
  • retail-consumer-products, Marketing and Motor

What's next?

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