A highly experienced finance professional with over 20 years post qualification experience in both the private and the public sector, including educational and charitable organisations.
Qualified as a management accountant in 1999 whilst working for a large multinational company; involved in all aspects of the finance department.
European shared service ERP implementation project (SAP), lead for GL and Fixed Assets and later France country manger role. Familiarisation with different county reporting requirements and system options for supporting these.
14 years working in the NHS as a senior finance manager allowed development of a thorough understanding of the finance function in large complex organisations. These roles included a high level of system support work and process redesign around the finance reporting and hospital income streams.
Financial Controller roles in the education sector provided an understanding of charitable accounting (SORP) and the nuances of reporting for NfP organisations. Accredited trainer for PS Financials following leading an implementation of this software at a multi academy trust.
Working at Cloud Doing Good allows me to use my experience to support charitable organisations and help them to implement and use NetSuite so they can deliver better outcomes. I really enjoy working with the charity sector, supporting this type of organisation and their goals.