As an driven and ambitious Finance expert with a proven track record, Anthony has worked with businesses in variety of industries including but not limited to retail, manufacturing, wholesale, recruitment, insurance, and finance. During his career,. Building key relationships with external stakeholders allows him to provide strategic and commercial support to a business during significant periods of growth.
Anthony is a dynamic hands-on finance executive with the ability to drive improvement and commercial performance by establishing best-practice finance functions. Through insightful advice and business partnering to executives, he has demonstrated success in financial and business planning, increasing profitability, growth, and return on investment. Throughout his career, he has improved revenues, made smart investments and controlled costs.
Anthony has managed all aspects of finance in an organization for more than 40 years. In particular, he has assisted businesses in the hospitality industry to achieve sustainable growth and performance. he has gained extensive experience in private equity and acquisitions, business funding, expansions, sales growth and exit strategy, restructuring and financial planning, financial strategy, budgeting, cash flow, business operating performance and advisory, accounting ,taxation, strategy, reporting, budgeting, business planning, financial analysis & commercial decision support, financial control, systems implementation & process improvements, change management, and procurement.
As Director of Finance, Anthony is primarily responsible for consolidating Group's external financial reports, monitoring and controlling Head Office budgets, and acting as the Group's technical accounting lead. Additionally, Anthony is a member of the Audit and Risk Committees of the Group. Before joining the group, Anthony worked in the Audit and Assurance practice, performing statutory audits for listed and privately owned companies reporting under IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP in the automotive, publishing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors. His accomplishments include managing teams of up to 10 staff, reviewing complex accounting policies, coordinating international reporting, and preparing audit committee reports. Anthony is passionate about starting and scaling companies in small and medium scale industry with Supporting an international supply chain through omni-channel retail setup and finance operations. He is responsible for legal, tax, payroll, internal audit, and Treasury functions as a Finance Director. In the early stages of a project, he thrives in uncertainty and scrappiness. In addition to solving problems, he enjoys building functions and solutions for the future.
Anthony has demonstrated experience in a variety of industries as a Finance Director. His skills include Business Planning, Analytical Skills, Accounting, Management, and Financial Accounting, as well as strong working relationships with businesses in hiring, developing, mentoring, establishing reporting, scaling up teams, stakeholder network building, problem solving, version-controlled reporting suites to multiple stakeholders, and creating finance functions.