Accountancy and business advice
Successfully managing a business is never an easy task. All businesses require some in-house specialist financial support regardless of their size. As businesses grow resources tend to be directed, understandably, towards the winning of new business leaving some potentially serious gaps in the control of the finances. Often, in the absence of a finance professional, owner-managers take on the responsibility for the finance function. This is not necessarily the best use of their specialist knowledge and entrepreneurial flair.
What we do
Not all businesses can afford the luxury of a full-time finance director or financial controller. This is where the services of MSF Accountants can come in useful. We provide bespoke interim and part-time finance director/financial controller services to small and medium sized businesses, as well as undertaking project work or providing cover during periods of absence for larger businesses.
Whether the business is expanding and needs the necessary financial expertise to help achieve its strategy or is undertaking projects or has a vacancy and needs additional support we can help.
We can work with your business on a daily or weekly basis, short term or long term. The approach is flexible and we can get involved in strategic matters as well as a more “hands-on” troubleshooting roles. Typically we build upon the work of the in-house accounts team who handle the routine accounting functions, and interpret historical financial information into meaningful financial plans. Based in the heart of Yorkshire we can provide short and long term temporary or permanent contract services to your organisation.
As and when the time is right we can be involved in the recruitment
for a permanent position.
Services include but are not limited to:
- Cashflow and working capital management
- Financial planning/budgetary control
- Financial healthchecks
- Review of financial controls and procedures
- Management information/key performance indicators
- Profitability analysis
- Mentoring and development of existing finance staff
- Systems development, implementation and integration
- Developing better ways of working through technology
- Risk management including corporate responsibility
- Due diligence
- Cover for key individuals during periods of absence
- Fraud investigation work