Zara Skinmore In 60 Seconds

A wide and varied career in Finance and Operations, Zara is an entrepreneurial Chartered Accountant who has experience of being an owner manager that resonates with her client base. She has extensive knowledge of running SME’s within the start up and growth phase including raising finance, financial strategy and reporting, foreign exchange hedging, tax planning and R&D tax credits.

Specialist Skills

Tax Planning

Policies & Procedures

Budgeting & Forecasting

Cash flow Improvement

People Manager

Track Record Highlights

  • Developing Strategy for start-ups to include developing the Finance function, implementing policies and procedures and Management Operating Systems for a number of successful companies.
  • Implementing standard operating procedures and KPIs to improve overall business performance, increasing year on year growth and staff retention.
  • Successful bank funding due to strong banking relationships and creating a solid business plan to enable a client to open new premises for expansion.
  • Preparing a company for IPO by creating strong policies and procedures, financial reporting, company data room, correct governance and legal compliance.
  • Developing reporting for small companies to include cashflow planning, management reporting, real time financial tracking and variance analysis tools to enable business owners financial visibility.
  • Advising on grant funding and R&D tax claims to maximise company claims and to date have helped companies raise my than £2m in claims.

Sector Experience

  • healthcare
  • construction
  • hospitality-tourism
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics
  • retail-consumer-products
  • services

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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