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Strategic Finance Solutions

A strong finance function is vital to a healthy, growing business. The Strategic Finance Solutions team have a variety of solutions to support your existing finance team be it interim support or by permanently augmenting your existing team.

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  • Ian Chapman
    Meet the team

    The team

  • OWNER-MANAGED BUSINESS, HIGH-GROWTH START-UPS, UK ENTITIES, SMES, LISTED ENTITIES, INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS, PUBLIC SECTOR AND NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANISATIONS.

    Who we can help

  • STATUTORY ACCOUNTS SUPPORT, SECONDMENTS AND PROJECT SUPPORT, PROCESS AND CONTROL REVIEWS, TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING ADVICE, LISTING SUPPORT

    How we can help

AUGMENT YOUR EXISTING FINANCE TEAM

Finance is at the heart of any business. As you grow and develop often the Finance team can be outpaced by the growth and complexity of your organisation. We can support your business by augmenting your existing team with specialist support across the finance function.

From day one you are gaining access to individuals with experience across the entire finance function with experience in your sector. We will work with you, lending our knowledge and experience to ensure your finance function works smartly and maintains robust controls supporting your business growth.

STATUTORY ACCOUNTING

Most businesses do not require a full-time statutory accountant or currently struggle to recruit and maintain the statutory accountant skill set. Our Strategic Finance Solutions team can step in and remove this burden from your existing finance team, allowing them to focus on the normal monthly reporting processes. Not only will we prepare your statutory accounts we will project manage your audit further reducing the pressures on your finance team.

You will get access to a team of dedicated statutory accountants who have experience of producing annual reports for small FRS 105 companies all the way up to large multinational IFRS consolidated accounts and from retail businesses to financial services to oil & gas companies. All of this whilst ensuring you receive quality outputs underpinned by AAB expertise and training.

SECONDMENTS & PROJECT SUPPORT

Often companies have recruitment challenges or one-off projects that need to be completed in short time scales. The Strategic Finance Solutions team has a wealth of experience to fill those recruitment gaps or to assist finance functions implement those new projects. These projects can span from finance system implementations to new product launches to data reconciliations.

Whether you are looking for interim support from the Senior Finance level to Accounts Payable processing, from a Management Accountant to Payroll processing we have the right person with the right skills to support you now. There is no need to wait for the long recruitment process we are here to bridge the gap and ensure your finance function continues to operate smoothly.

PROCESS & CONTROL REVIEWS

After a business has grown rapidly in a short period of time or grown through several acquisitions it can be common for processes and controls to no longer be fit for purpose for the new organisation. The Strategic Finance Solutions team has significant experience of performing process and control reviews for family-owned business right through multinational listed organisations giving you peace of mind around the financial robustness of your business.

If you think that a potential listing is in your company’s future get ahead of the curve by making sure your business is ready for the Financial Position and Prospects Procedures (FPPP) requirements or simply want to better combat fraud and enhance the quality of corporate reporting and governance allow our experts to guide you through best practice controls and documentation.

TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING SUPPORT

When your business is growing rapidly it is common for the growth of your company to not be matched by the growth of your finance function. Our team of technical accountants can make sure you are aware of the accounting implications of different funding decisions, new product launches or potential listings. Making sure key finance information is fed into the decision-making process.

If you do decide that listing is in the future of your business the team can support with your conversion to IFRS, process and control review and production of your Financial Position and Prospects Procedures (FPPP). You will benefit from experts with a full range of specialisms.

As accounting standards change over time our team of technical accountants can assist you with accounting policy reviews, new accounting standard implementation and accounting standard training that is tailored for your business’ needs.

 

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