An accomplished, entrepreneurially-minded Finance Director, Jonathan Price has a demonstrable hands-on record in start-ups, designing next generation IT architecture, building finance functions and driving fast-track organisational growth through to sale and exit. Jonathan is a persuasive can-do Finance Director with strong IT and systems skills looking to engineer lasting business transformation and cultural change.
Consulting CFO, Chief Operating Officer, CFO, COO, Change Manager, Finance Director, Business Advisor, Financial Controller, Non-exec Director,
Entrepreneurial FD supporting SMEs
London, SE England,
Accounts preparation, Board meetings, Board reports, Bookkeeping, Business plans, Costing, Due diligence, Healthcheck visit, HR/Payroll, Inventory management, Raising equity, Reorganisation, Sales & marketing, System implementation, System selection, Treasury, Banking, Business Analysis, Business Process Improvement, Business Strategies, Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, Financial Restructuring, Financial Structuring, Investment Banking, Leadership, People Management, Private Equity, Project Management, Stakeholders Management, Management Accounts, KPIs, Company Start-ups, Budgets, Executive team leadership, Financial Forecasting, Financial Coaching and Training, Dispute resolution, Fundraising, Investor relations, Financial Planning and Analysis, Cost controls
Distribution, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Media, Professional Services, Retail, Telecoms , Reverse Logistics
Jonathan qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PKF before going into the private sector. He has worked in a variety of different size companies and co-founded and successfully sold 2 companies. Jonathan combines the skills of IT director and Operations Director with that of Finance Director.
- Business Start-Up, Growth & Exit Strategy Realisation
- Global Web Platform & Software Design
- Client & Investor / Stakeholder Relations
- Mobile & Telecoms Subject Matter Expert
- Commercial Negotiations & Business Proposals
- Financial Governance / P&L Control
- Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing
- Technological Innovation & Systems Implementation
- Post-Acquisition Change Management
- Financial modelling / integrated forecasting and cashflows
Many businesses reach a stage in their growth, where, due to scarce resources, growth is restricted. Often that resource is cash, but interestingly in this case it wasn’t, it was the MD’s time. The MD was inextricably involved in the majority of transactions, had no time to work on growing the company and preparing it for sale; he couldn’t see a clear pathway to retirement.
The challenge was to identify ways of freeing up the MD’s time and to start working on growth initiatives. The project duration was 36 working days.See Full Case Study