What is a virtual finance director?

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Burton Sweet’s virtual financial director (FD) service provides high level financial oversight and support to businesses that do not have the resources or infrastructure to employ someone full-time in this role. We offer an outsourced alternative with a highly experienced, qualified accountant working part-time and giving support when needed.

What we do

One of our directors, Ed Furse, has worked as a virtual FD with a number of clients, assisting them in areas such as:

  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Business strategy
  • Cashflow planning
  • Business startups, reorganisations & mergers
  • Planning for major capital expenditure
  • Liaising with banks and investors
  • Succession and exit planning
  • Accounting systems design & implementation

The benefits of having a virtual FD

In his work with clients, Ed brings a fresh pair of eyes to highlight areas of the finances that require attention. His objectivity helps business owners to be aware of and understand the key numbers in their accounts. Focusing on areas such as improving gross profit, reducing overheads and managing cash flow, he supports each company to manage their numbers effectively, and avoid costly mistakes.

By building a relationship with the business owner or board, we understand the wider vision and can help them achieve their goals, keeping them on track along the way. Regular meetings guarantee that progress is sustained and promote effective planning.

Why choose Ed as your virtual FD?

With an outsourced virtual financial director, companies have a flexible, cost-effective solution to enable them to have a qualified accountant on board with them, overseeing the business finances and helping them overcome any financial challenges as they arise. In addition, by having someone like Ed on board, business owners can rest easier knowing that they are prepared for any future challenges and opportunities.

Does your organisation need an Ed to improve your financial discipline?

Contact Ed and see how he can help your business flourish..

Email: edward.furse@burton-sweet.co.uk;

Tel: 01749 342255

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