Brian D
A blumer since 25/05/2018
Share on: 
 

I'm able to provide ...

Click any of the tasks below to send an enquiry to Brian

Office support


Mystery shopping


Office support


Accountancy



My biography

Senior Finance Director and Scottish CA, with 25 years experience with a UK–based FTSE 100 banking group with extensive expertise in technical accounting and regulatory change along with relevant knowledge of management and financial accounting, and budgeting.
 

I'm a blume specialist in ...

Accountancy

PROFILE:

 

       A Senior Finance Director and Scottish CA, with 25 years’ experience with a UK–based FTSE 100 banking group with extensive expertise in technical accounting and regulatory change along with relevant knowledge of management and financial accounting, budgeting’ balance sheet management and internal controls. Most recent experience with start-up SMEs and Charitable organisations providing financial advice, setting up financial systems, internal control systems, monthly management reporting and annual financial statements.

       Proven record of developing solutions to a high professional standard within tight time and cost constraints. 

       Successful track record of developing strong relationships with senior business executives, group functions and external parties.

        History of motivating individuals and teams through effective recruitment, coaching and objective setting

 

 

KEY SKILLS / ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

       Implementing robust accounting systems through effective strategy supported by appropriate controls 

       Reviewing and interpreting technical accounting and regulatory requirements, specifically relating to IFRS, Basel, Solvency Ii and FRS 102 

       Assessing new technical requirements against existing requirements and developing data definitions/requirements along with system and process solutions to close any identified gaps  

       Defining and implementing robust system solutions in collaboration with key stakeholders (specifically Finance, Risk and IT functions) in response to accounting and regulatory change

       Providing stakeholder engagement via briefings, explanations and education to key stakeholders and Senior Leadership teams relating to identified changes. 

       Defining, implementing and monitoring robust financial control policies including reconciliations between regulatory and financial information.

       Providing balanced technical accounting and regulatory advice, taking account of commercial and technical requirements

       Developing effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders along with all levels of affected BAU teams; keen team worker, well used to working with non-financial managers to achieve overall commercial goals.

       Princes 2 accredited Finance Project Manager with proven experience of all aspects of project work. 

       Motivating staff including recruitment, development, coaching and appraisal, consultative open style, sharing plans and objectives 

       Advanced user of Xero Cloud based accounting software including linked packages ( bank accounts, project management, property database)

       Experienced in development, implementation and use of automated computerised business systems along with BAU, finance, risk and IT functions (where appropriate) along with substantial PC experience

 

 

 

Services I provide include:
General Accountancy£41.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Bookkeeping
Setting up or managing a book-keeping system
£41.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Produce year end accounts
From putting the final touches to (and submitting) the year end accounts to managing the whole process
£41.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Select accounting package
Identifying packages that are appropriate for your organisation and implementing them
£41.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Design financial controls and procedures
Design and implement controls and procedures that are appropriate to the size and stage of your organisation
£41.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Set up financial "starter kit" for start-ups
Providing a financial set up which is proportionate, useful and reassuring or assessing your current set-up for gaps and weaknesses
£41.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Interim finance management support£41.25 p/hSend an enquiry
Read my Accountancy profile
Talking to the server …