Building capability for profitable growth

Building capability for profitable growth

Finance Function Transformation

Finance Function Transformation

Transform, up-skill or turnaround your Finance Function

When your finance function starts to struggle, sleepless nights can quickly follow. The finance team keep the business under control and alive. If you are starting to lose confidence in their ability to do this, take action sooner rather than later.

The Finance Function manages the cash – the lifeblood of a business. Finance manages critical business information, business risk and champions profit and cash creation. Just like sales and operations, it is not a function that you can afford to let fall behind.

Up-skill your finance function if you want:
1. Your business to survive its inevitable ups and downs
2. Maintain control of the business with growth at 10%, 30% or 400% per year
3. Maximise your businesses profits, cashflow and valuation
4. To sleep soundly at night, knowing your business is well looked after come rain or shine

If you don’t invest in your finance function, you are not investing in your ability to maintain and improve profits. Many business leaders have focused on the size of the business only to realise profits and cashflow is what really matters for survival, business strength and business valuations.

We help you evaluate your team, plan how to transform the function or journey with you in implementing transformation.

I want to:

Assess my finance function

Outline Finance Review – a quick and low cost review

Plan the transformation

Detailed Finance Review – an in-depth review and transformation plan

Implement a transformation project

Bespoke hands-on consultancy project

Get more value from your team Finance Function operating levels

1. Transactional processing

Book-keeping: basic invoice & data capture and cash collection & payments. Provides little insight and information to improve business performance

2. Management Information

Creating information to support better decision making at all levels within the business. Non-finance staff left to interpret the data and take action.

3. Business Partnering

Championing business performance – profit and cash –  while working alongside Sales, Marketing, Operations and the Management teams

4. Strategic Partner

Formulating and executing the business strategy, alongside the CEO.

Grow Profit and Cash - the finance function's critical goal

Functional Goals

Investment in the Finance Function should be an investment in your business’ capability to grow profit. i.e. grow profit margin from say 7% to 10%. Make each £1 of sales you win work harder for you and deliver more profit.

Emerson Nash helps you design and implement the right team, with the right processes and right systems to build profit increasing capability.

Why Emerson Nash

 

  1. Multiple Finance Function transformations – team size 4 – 35
  2. Results focused – delivering against agreed objectives
  3. Up to 100% Refund – via introductions to other business leaders
  4. Partnership – we treat your business as we would our own
  5. Very strong people skills
    • Decades of line management experience in top businesses
    • Hands on implementors – we get things done
    • We only employ experienced experts (no “juniors”)
  6. Easy to work with – we listen and do what we say
Our guarantee: “If we work with you, you will be better off”
Finance Function Review

Finance Function Review

Book in a short review of your Finance Function to assess the team skills, processes and systems against the current or future business requirements. This will give you confidence and knowledge on

  1. The team leader and team skill levels and suitability
  2. The processes undertaken by the team and their effectiveness
  3. The ERP or Finance system – a help or hindrance

We are able to undertake limited reviews without direct involvement with the finance team.

Finance Function reviews start from £2,450

Contact us to discuss booking in a review for        your team.

Transformation Programmes

Transformation Programmes

We partner with and work alongside your Finance Function to develop the:

  • Team members – getting the right people doing the right jobs well
  • Processes – to redesign and implement any weak or out of date processes
  • Systems – to ensure the systems support the current business and have the ability to do so for at least the next 5 years.

Our Finance Function programmes are bespoke and specifically designed for your business, team and situation.

Contact us to discuss how we would partner with your Finance Team

Where we have done this before Transformation Project Case Studies

22-person Team Transformation

10-Person Team Transformation

7-Person Team Transformation

4-Person Team Transformation
Pricing Reviews

Next Steps

  • Email us on enquiries@emersonnash.com or 
  • Call us on 0203 500 1200 or
  • Complete the form – at the bottom of the page

to book in your Outline or Detailed Finance Review. 

Pricing Strategies

Delivering in depth pricing projects to increase confidence and profitability

ERP Implementations

Drive visibility, efficiency and control into your business

Business Planning

Exploit more opportunities and experience fewer problems

Contact us today Call, email or message to add more value to your business

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