123 FD Ltd
Ken Ashdown - Finance Director

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Go to Turnaround expertise – £2m to £6m in 2 years!

Turnaround expertise – £2m to £6m in 2 years!

As Finance Director our cashflows and advice assisted our construction client in achieving great results

Go to Excessive costs in the accounting function?

Excessive costs in the accounting function?

A distributor tried our service when his full time FD left. Costs reduced plus he used Ken as a non-exec at the same time!

Go to Systems letting the business down?

Systems letting the business down?

As well as providing the Finance Director service to an IFA network, we were able to improve systems using MS SQL skills

Go to Unsure what to do with the finance team?

Unsure what to do with the finance team?

Ken works well with your accounts team, recruits if necessary, mentors and motivates, And is always available for support

What I do?

Introducing me as your Finance Director let's you concentrate on the things that you do best!
Years of experience available immediately part time or interim

Thinking of employing your own accountant or Finance Director? Then you are in the right place. We offer you a low risk and more cost effective alternative to employing a full time member of staff.

A part time Finance Director can have immediate impact on your business not only in terms of performance, but also in motivating your existing accounts staff.

Plus you will have access to an open minded individual with a different mind set to the accounting profession.

Why not give us a try? You have nothing to lose.

  • Your business modelled and easy to understand cash flows prepared and discussed

  • Expert in Sage, NetSuite, Access Accounts etc. We also have our own despoke reports to help you run your business available now!

  • We mentor and develop your existing staff / recruit new staff if required. You get the best out of your Finance Team.

  • We can act as the catalyst identifying parts of your business that are not performing. A re-focus can improve results dramatically

Your finance director

A brief look at Ken's past experience

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ken ashdown

Chartered Accountant / FD
Ken’s career includes being Finance Director of toy maker Dekkertoys, lawnmower manufacturer Hayters, jam manufacturer James Robertson and Sons as well as being involved in Private Equity funded projects and independent owner managed businesses

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