Steve is a commercially driven Chartered Accountant with extensive experience working at Board level with SME’s in Yorkshire. Having spent 26 years working as an FD, Steve is well used to the challenges of the SME sector and has developed a broad range of skills to supplement his financial expertise and to ensure that nothing falls between the cracks in ensuring that business objectives are achieved. Steve has consistently been able to form close and productive relationships with business owners and their management teams.
Steve qualified with PKF, before moving to Deloitte for three years and then into industry. He has achieved success within fast growing businesses in the construction, professional services and manufacturing sectors, enjoying developing growth strategies supported by financial business cases and plans. Steve has advised on acquisitions, succession planning, refinancing, Director change, business start ups, an MBO and redundancy process. Steve also has detailed experience of cash management, cost reduction and commercial negotiation.
Steve’s passion is to use his experience to work with and develop success in SME’s.