SW19 1HZ, United Kingdom
About Grant Wilson
Grant Wilson - Professional Summary:
Qualified accountant with over 20 years experience in financial management, management accounting and reporting, modelling and project management.
Skilled in financial accounting, management accounting and reporting, management of financial teams, process improvement, project management, Excel modelling, IT systems implementation.
Grant Wilson - Professional Experience:
2002 - 09 - Five Interim Assignments in London at Kensington & Chelsea TMO, City West Homes Ltd, Redbridge Homes Ltd, Transport for London and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Accomplishments include completing monthly and annual statutory accounts under UK GAAP, managing five accountants, implementing Exchequer Enterprise (Finance system), implementing financial policies and controls, training financial and non financial staff in budgeting and forecasting, creating Excel models for rental income and property services tenders, Value for money reviews and benchmarking of service costs, Investment Appraisals, production of Defra monthly accounts in accordance with HM Treasury budgeting guidance
1996 - 02 - Housing New Zealand - Business Improvement Consultant
Provider of low income housing with 60,000 properties. Turnover £200m
Involved process improvement, management and financial accounting and planning.
I led the implementation of a planning and budgeting system (Adaytum) which was rolled out nationwide and involved liaisng with IT for server/network issues, customising the software, writing training manuals, training users and developers, and managing the process through to Board presentation of the budgets.
1991 - 95 - Various contract roles in London including Lehman Brothers and Banque Paribas
1988 - 91 - Auditor at Ernst & Young, Wellington, NZ
Grant Wilson - Education:
Victoria University of Wellington 1984 - 87,
Bachelor of Commerce & Administration (2:1, Majors: Accountancy & Psychology)
Grant Wilson - Computer Skills:
Microsoft: Excel (macros), Access, PowerPoint and Word
Adaytum Planning, Finance1, JD Edwards One World, Exchequer Enterprise, Oracle, Agresso. (Accounting systems)
Anite, Rentel (Proprietary property management systems)
Grant Wilson - Interests:
Most ball sports, especially football and rugby.
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