Virtual Financial Controller/Director

FD expertise at an affordable price

We look after a portfolio of clients, on a part-time basis, performing the role of Financial Controller, Finance Director, CFO, Company Secretary and/or Trusted Business Adviser.

We are equally comfortable working with companies turning over £100k or £50m or anything in between. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work and always look to build lasting relationships with our clients.

Services offered include, inter alia:

  • Company set-up
  • Business planning
  • Software installation
  • Management accounting
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Preparation of board reporting packs
  • Financial / statutory reporting
  • Company secretarial / company law compliance
  • Corporation tax computations and tax returns
  • Payroll & VAT compliance
  • Strategic soundboard
  • Business / financial reviews
  • Corporate finance connections
  • Staff mentoring & guidance
  • Tax planning
  • Finance transformation (system integrations)
  • AP / AR management

Our experience of businesses ranging in size from small one-person companies through to multi-national corporations means we are very well placed to quickly understand and fit-in with the size and culture of most businesses. We understand the challenges and issues faced by small business owners and also have experience of leading finance transformation projects for larger organisations.

We have worked with companies operating in these business sectors:

  • Software (SaaS)
  • Financial services (Insurance)
  • Retail
  • Ecommerce
  • Wholesale
  • Sport & Leisure
  • Media
  • Construction
  • Business services

We have connections in the Corporate Finance space, both locally in Maidenhead and with a larger firm with offices in London and Berlin.

We believe in maximising the use of modern technology and software to remove laborious processes and to allow business owners and managers to have business critical information at their finger-tips just when it’s needed.

Our aim is to gain the trust of our clients as their CFO, exceed their expectations and to forge long-term relationships based upon mutual respect.

Please contact us if you are interested in an initial free-of-charge, no obligation discussion.

Your professional and personal goals are central to our consulting services; we take the time to get to know you better so we can offer the best advice.

Management consultancy

Our management consultancy service can review your credit control, stock control, accounting, budgeting and financial reporting systems and allow you to take full control of these key areas of your business. We can also help you address specific problem areas in your business such as gross profit, cost control and stock valuation.

Effective management information will allow you to seize opportunities when they arise or identify problems quickly so you can take effective corrective action.

Systems advice

Information technology (IT) is one of the key resources available to every business to achieve its short and long-term objectives.

Using the knowledge gained from our own systems and those designed for other clients, our in-house IT team are able to advise on IT related matters with first-hand experience. We can install software, provide training and help you to obtain the best from your chosen system.

Our expertise enables a complete range of services to be offered, including:

  • software selection
  • hardware selection
  • installation and training
  • management reporting solutions and
  • payroll systems

If you are spending too much time writing up books, typing invoices and chasing debts we help to take control by computerising your accounts system. We can help you to make the best use of IT resource to produce financial information that is accurate and appropriate for running your business effectively. With the correct accounting software you will save hours of hard work leaving you more time to deal with the more important areas of the business.

In short, whether you are investing in new technology, reviewing existing systems or have simply outgrown your current resource, we can help.

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