Michael is a Chartered Accountant skilled in accounting and reporting, finance and treasury, with over 25 years’ experience developing and managing long term financial plans. Michael is experienced in creating the financial information that stakeholders and the financial community need to make good financial decisions and raising finance in the financial markets. He is skilled at risk management and creating frameworks that enable management action to reduce company risk.
Michael’s current focus is to bring his financial expertise to the lower mid-market business to leverage the discipline and insight gained in larger organizations and to be an immediate addition to the Senior management team by bringing financial skill and perspective to the leadership table.
He is passionate about his work and is motivated to add significant value to his clients through the application of best practices to the finance function. A key focus is becoming an immediately valued business partner to the management team helping the team achieve its business goals. As a functional leader he is also focussed on motivating and mentoring team members to achieve their objectives, develop their business skills and make significant strides in achieving their personal goals.
Specialties include: Management & Board reporting and analysis; Financial budgeting and forecasting; Cash Management and Forecasting; Working Capital Optimization; Bank Financing and lender relations; Treasury and risk management; Talent Development within Finance; Insurance and Leasing.