It is where we make and receive valuable introductions, where we keep up to date with the latest issues and where we network with the people we enjoy spending time with
In a time of economic uncertainty, analysing CFO moves across the Yorkshire and East Midlands' regions can tell us much much about the real economy
Daniella has been known to a few of us in our team for a number of years. We were delighted to spend some time with her as she shares her new career path as a portfolio FD and how it has worked so well for her.
Henry Taylor-Toone is a Finance Director with a big personality and a very illustrious CV. He has been highly regarded by our team for many years. Henry talks to us about his finance career, and his current role at Chesterfield College.
Sarah is one of our region’s leading female CFOs. She is passionate about what she does and is an exceptional finance professional. We were delighted when she agreed to share her journey to such a successful career.
Against a backdrop of inflation, crippling supply chain issues and global uncertainty, the number of finance executives starting new roles across the Yorkshire and East Midlands regions remains very high.
Sarah Lewis, Chair of REC and Managing Director of Thewlis Graham Associates, provides her reflections on International women’s day and the world of work
The thoughts and perspectives from Lucie Firth, Group Tax Manager at EVO Group
The thoughts and perspectives from Dame Julie Kenny, Chair Of The Board Of Trustees at Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust
The thoughts and perspectives from Caroline Lee, UK Group Head of HR at Masonite International
The thoughts and perspectives from Rachel Di Clemente, Chief Executive Officer at Hudgell Solicitors
The thoughts and perspectives from Lisa Rowlinson-Brown, People Director at Advanced Supply Chain Group Ltd
The thoughts and perspectives from Sarah Mennell, Finance Controller at VolkerRail UK
The thoughts and perspectives from Catherine Macdonald, Head of People at Harworth Group plc
The thoughts and perspectives from Sarah Richardson, Head of FP&A at Onebright
Patrick Lynch is a Director with Castle Square Corporate Finance, he's been involved in some fantastic deals over the last 2 years and its no surprise he was crowned South Yorkshire's Emerging Dealmaker 2021.
Ciara Allan epitomises everything that is good about the modern CFO – Her career has been built upon strong technical knowledge at the highest level, and is an inspiration to people across the board.
There have been more executive finance appointments across the Yorkshire region over the last quarter than any quarter in the past three years.
Paul Denvers is an Investment Director for the Enact Fund, a finance professional with twelve years’ experience at Grant Thornton, Deloitte & Enact and a very close contact for our business.
Rob Jobbins is the Finance Director at twentysix in Leeds and an FD of the Year winner in 2019.
Kirstie is one of the region’s leading Group Financial Controllers and is known for her outstanding work ethic, being a brilliant accountant as well as fantastic business leader, who is currently looking after a team of circa 80 staff!
James is the Finance Director of UGI International’s Energy Marketing division, which includes the AvantiGas ON business in Chesterfield, as well as power and gas businesses in France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
The volume of executive finance appointments across the Yorkshire region has remained high over the past quarter.
Our final article on the financial accounting skills gap provides a summary of our recent articles from the last month and gives our conclusion and opinion on recruiting effectively for technical accounting skills in the current market.
In Part 4 of our Financial Accounting Skills Gap articles we hear some interesting views from two of the leading figures in the Audit & Advisory sector within the Yorkshire region.
We have known Lindsey since she moved to Yorkshire and have built up a great relationship as her reputation has grown. It was great to spend some time with her and to find out what pulled her from the United States to South Yorkshire.
Part 3 of our articles focuses on the thoughts of some of our regions best private sector finance leaders, to understand what's creating the increased demand for strong technical accountants within the Yorkshire region.
Lyndsey is a Director at Brown Butler Chartered Accountants and a really close friend of our partners.
With the unprecedented rise in demand for technically strong accountants for the 2nd part of our articles we have spent some time talking to some of the best technical accountants who have made the move to industry across the region
The candidate pool of technically strong financial accounts is falling short of the demand by as wide a margin as we have seen in 20 years.
Nicola Worrow placed Lucy into her first role in finance at Altavia in 2012. Since then, her career has progressed quickly...
Paul has a vast network across the business leader community in Yorkshire and is a popular character, so it came as no surprise when he was announced as Dealmaker of the Year at Insider's Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards earlier this month.
Chloe is on of Yorkshires most inspirational female leaders. She made Partner at an impressively young age within a Top 10 accountancy practice and has recently joined Mazars in Leeds to Head up their Tax team.
The Finance Director appointments market continues to gather pace, seeing 17% quarter on quarter growth
Amrik is a Finance Director who has achieved a huge amount in his relatively short career to date. Modern in his approach, he is a strong leader and a great role model for all aspiring FDs.
Jon is the Head of Office for Saffery Champness in Harrogate and is one of the region’s most inspirational partners.
Sarah is Business Development Manager at Mercia Asset Management and one of the best networked members of the business community in Yorkshire.
Nigel is currently CFO at Natures Way Food, a leading manufacturer of fresh convenient food.
Naveed Hussain is a modern and forward-thinking Finance Director with over 15 years’ experience in finance. He led a successful career with Sulzer UK before relocating to Yorkshire in 2019.
Julie Billard and Nik Pratap have known each other for over 20 years. Nik and his team helped to place her in her first role in Yorkshire after relocating from Essex.
Victoria has been a close contact and friend to our business for many years. Nik Pratap, Gillian McBride and Karen Caswell all include her in their VIP list of contacts.
Andy is the Managing Partner of Shorts Chartered Accountants, one of the most respected business leaders in the South Yorkshire market and is a close partner to Pratap Partnership.
Amy is an exceptional business leader and has made an impact in every business she has been in. She has a strong technical financial core, but it his her operational and leadership skills that have really set her apart.
David is a Finance Director who has achieved an enormous amount in his career to date. A global commendation for the last stage of his CIMA qualification set a platform for his professional career at Asahi, ISG plc and Marks and Spencer.
Andy has been Finance Director at Construction firm, AmcoGiffen since June 2019. Big Four trained and ACA qualified, he has broad experience covering group and commercial finance roles in plc, private equity and owner managed environments.
Extremely talented, driven, and passionate about what she does, the traits for success were always there for Helen.
From manufacturing, distribution, direct sales to FMCG and now house building, Liz Kaplan has done it all.
A review of the market between September and November
Significant increase in the number of successful moves over the past few weeks
Karlin Rodgers joins a charitable organisation who make a priceless impact on so many children and their families
Scott Robson joins one of the most visionary & exciting SMEs in our region