Welcome to the EFM North West team of Finance Directors, Financial Controllers, Business Advisors and Non-Executive Directors. We have a strong presence in North West England and North Wales, our largest region outside London, and partner with many members of the thriving financial communities in Manchester and the other main cities of Liverpool, Preston, Lancaster, Stoke and Chester.
We provide ‘pay as you go’ financial management services to SMEs and start-ups from all corners and sectors of industry. Whether you are looking for better guidance and management information to grow and expand your business, or are considering an exit strategy to maximize proceeds, our EFM team will add value to help you achieve your objectives.
Our 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, gained from in depth experience gained in industry and commerce. 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.
Our Finance Director’s role is not a passive one. Your business views and opinions might be challenged – from pricing to distribution strategy, from marketing plans to remuneration, to ensure that your future plans and direction is financially viable.
Our Financial Controllers are not ‘just senior managers with accounting experience’. They have an eye for detail, managing routine transactions, ensuring data is accurately recorded and that the client’s business has sufficient procedures and controls in place to prevent loss. Their role encompasses a variety of responsibilities, from overseeing accounting to monitoring internal controls and countersigning on expenses and commitments.
This service focuses on the application of strong financial reporting procedures at a critical stage of business growth.
Our Non-Executive Directors are not just ‘clever business people’ They offer unique skills, reputation and expertise within the industry as a means of helping you realize new business opportunities while managing any conflicts of interest that may arise. They realise that their position is a challenging one which requires specialist knowledge, confidence, analytical skills and an independent practical viewpoint in order to assist the company’s management.
They are committed to providing objective criticism and advice to help you effectively run your business. They bring to the business impartiality, extensive business knowledge and experience as well as personal qualities to push your business forward. They also bring access to the strength of the combined EFM network when needs arise.
EFM’s Business Advisors work as part of your team, collaborating with your accountants, to support, encourage and challenge business owners, delivering the best outcomes for investors, customers and staff. If you are thinking about starting or buying a business, or planning your exit strategy, our business advisors will help guide you through the options to maximize the performance and value of your business.