Business support advice and finance

Virtual finance department

Client prosperity is our focus. The relationships we enjoy tend to be of a lifetime duration which is a considerably long time. So we really ought to enjoy the journey together.

Any hint of the dullness occasionally associated with traditional accountancy is banished. Mutual confidence undoubtedly serves to extend personal comfort zones by combining client experience with that of gbac. We appreciate the benefit from the new horizons created and so will you.

A well run finance department plays a pivotal role in the profitability of any business and can add significant value upon ultimate business sale. It’s clearly worth taking seriously. The key to this is the successful flow of timely, accurate and valuable information along with the decisive consequent action taken.

The gbac service provides support of existing finance functions or a complete outsourced solution which enables the maintenance of a lean operation with unlimited in-built capacity for growth. Design and support of a virtual office environment is easily arranged. This allows remote access from multiple locations to centrally stored documents. We call this the Martini offering - Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere (that’s a Triple A rating).

gbac involvement may best be understood in terms of traditional finance positions:

  • Bookkeeper – data processing and managing the daily flow of transactions
  • Financial Controller – analysing and reporting results
  • Finance Director – advice and strategic support

Outsourcing any of these roles to gbac can provide a valuable alternative solution across the full range of functions provided by the finance department:

Strategy & risk

  • Business planning, modelling and forecasting
  • Tax planning, structuring and strategy
  • Risk assessment, management and corporate governance

Corporate finance

  • Raising finance and managing banking and investor relationships
  • Mergers & acquisitions, including managing negotiations, project management, integration planning and due diligence
  • Succession and exit planning and execution with particular experience with overseas investors and a record for retaining work post transaction against Big 4 audit firms

Management & control

  • Systems and controls, design and maintenance, focused on accuracy, efficiency and best practice use of technology
  • Reporting and performance management systems, design, implementation and management
  • Tax efficient incentive and share based employee schemes

Financial reporting

  • Across internal management structures and externally for statutory and investor requirements
  • Independent reviews regarding internal management, external statutory compliance and investor needs

Compliance

  • HM Revenue & Customs compliance assurance with a willingness to challenge HMRC opinions
  • Company Registry compliance and Company Secretarial services
  • Statutory Audit
  • Industry specific reporting