An experienced accountant, Oliver Barkes has been a Finance Director for over 30 years in a variety of companies including privately owned SMEs. In addition to strategic and operational responsibilities, he has experience in fund raising, reorganisations and has carried out a number of acquisitions and disposals. As a Management Accountant and Corporate Treasurer, he has been in a number of responsible positions throughout his career and he can apply his experience and analytical skills to a wide range of business situations and sectors including: Advertising and Marketing, Manufacturing, Printing, Engineering, Financial Services and more recently Education & Training.
Oliver as an EFM Finance Director
EFM Finance Directors are not ‘just accountants’. They provide excellent incisive information on a more timely basis to reorganize your business and aid your decision-making process. They implement plans to enhance profit margins, provide strategic support and assist with business plans, funding proposals and other key areas that affect your profitability and cash flow.
An EFM Finance Director’s takes an active role, your business views and opinions might be challenged – from pricing to distribution strategy, from marketing plans to remuneration – to ensure your business plan and direction is financially viable.
No business deserves to be without a Finance Director, even if for one day a month. An EFM Finance Director will be the credible sounding board your business needs to take it to the next level and our business model ensures that your finance function is cost-effective and efficient.
“I’m looking forward to being a part of the EFM network and moving on to the next stage of my career in the West Country. The EFM network will give me the support to focus on working with SMEs using the experience that I have gained over the course of my career”.
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