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John Yates

Finance Officer @ Leading IT Systems Integrator for Oracle and SAP Products

Finance Officer at Leading IT Systems Integrator for Oracle and SAP Products

Leatherhead, Surrey, United Kingdom

Ranked #913 out of 18,260 for Finance Officer in United States

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John Yates's Work Experience

Leading IT Systems Integrator for Oracle and SAP Products

Finance Officer

June 2015 to Present

Costa Coffee

Special Projects - Business Transformation (Costa Express).

June 2014 to April 2015

Hotelcare Limited

Finance Director - Interim

October 2013 to June 2014

London, United Kingdom

John Yates's Education

Kingston University

Doctorate of Business Administration Corporate Governance & Entrepreneurship

2001 to 2010

The University of Dallas

MBA Information Technology

University of California, Los Angeles

Diploma Data Communications

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About John Yates

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A Group Finance Director/CFO, with extensive experience of partnering with senior management teams in private equity backed companies. Specialise in commercial organizations requiring business transformation or that are in need of turnaround, reorganization or revitalization. Industry sectors include: technology and telecommunications (software, hardware and services), retail, hospitality, B2B outsourcing, pharmacology, media, business services, health care, e-commerce, oil and gas and equipment leasing. SKILLSET: • Effective Cash Management, including cash forecasting and collection. • Production of relevant and informative management accounts, board packs and KPIs. • Evaluating existing strategic plans, redefining, refocusing and preparing companies’ plans. • Working with fast moving private equity backed companies. • Implementing practical and effective corporate governance frameworks and procedures. EXPERIENCED IN: • Transforming operational and financial systems and processes to improve the performance of companies. • Restructuring, Turnaround, Change Management and Process Re-engineering. • Strategy development, financial forecasting, planning and analysis. • Driving top and bottom line growth in existing and new markets. • Corporate Acquisitions/Divestitures/Closures: integrating acquisitions & closing down divisions. • Establishing and running international joint ventures. • Managing large construction projects (Armand Hammer Museum). • Reorganizing corporate structures to improve international tax planning opportunities.Finance Officer @ From June 2015 to Present (7 months) Special Projects - Business Transformation (Costa Express). @ Costa Coffee is the UK leading retailer of coffee. Costa Coffee Express is the division responsible for marketing the brand through over 3,200 high quality vending machines in the UK and overseas. From June 2014 to April 2015 (11 months) Finance Director - Interim @ Hotelcare Ltd is the country’s leading hotel support services company, providing the hospitality industry with top rated services and staff. The Company services over 200 hotels in the UK and Republic of Ireland. From October 2013 to June 2014 (9 months) London, United KingdomFinance Director - Interim @ Privately owned company in the "pharma" industry. Richmond Pharmacology Ltd - the UK's largest Phase I & II Clinical Research Organisation (CRO). From May 2013 to October 2013 (6 months) Finance Director - Interim @ BWI is a privately owned interiors fit out company serving the commercial market. 2012 revenues were £71 million From September 2012 to December 2012 (4 months) London, United KingdomSpecial Projects - International Transfer Pricing @ Private equity backed company in the media (TMT) sector. Atex is a global provider of software and content management services to the publishing industry. It supplies advertising, editorial and subscription systems across all platforms (from print to digital). The Company operates across the world and is owned by Kistefos a Norwegian investment firm. Revenues in 2011 were $106 million From June 2012 to September 2012 (4 months) Chief Financial Officer - Interim @ Private equity backed company in the telecommunications (TMT) sector. Geo owns a state of the art fibre optic network in the UK and sells either dark fibre or managed services. I was appointed CFO of Geo upon the departure of the previous incumbent with a mandate to improve the financial procedures, reporting and and planning processes. From July 2011 to January 2012 (7 months) Chief Financial Officer - Interim @ Private equity backed company in the telecommunications (TMT) sector. Viatel owns a fibre optic network in seven countries in Western Europe. I was appointed Interim CFO after the departure of the previous incumbent due to ill health. In April 2011 I handed over the position to a permanent CFO. From October 2010 to April 2011 (7 months) VP Finance - EMEA & Asia @ Private equity backed company in the telecommunications (TMT) sector. Airwide is an international provider of mobile telephony software and technologies with over 120 customers in 60 countries. It has offices in USA, Canada, UK, Finland, Spain, Dubai, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. I was responsible for the Group's financial operations across the world except for North America. From October 2006 to January 2010 (3 years 4 months) European Finance Director @ Private equity backed company in the technology (TMT) sector. GlassHouse is an international technology provider (both hardware and software) of independent storage services to the financial services, manufacturing, media, telco and technology sectors. From October 2004 to September 2006 (2 years) European Finance Director & Treasurer @ Comdisco was one of the world's largest companies for selling and leasing computers. It also provided disaster recovery/continuity services for computer users. From April 2002 to September 2004 (2 years 6 months) Group Finance Director @ Venture capital backed company in the internet/technology sector. Mondus was an international group of companies that provided B2B internet based procurement solutions to SMEs. The Group had offices in London, New York, Paris, Frankfurt and Stockholm. In 1999 it was ranked in the top 20 of UK internet companies. From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) European Finance Director @ Private equity backed company in the technology (TMT) sector. Tanning was an international systems integrator and IT solutions provider. From 1997 to 1999 (2 years) Group Financial Controller @ JKX Oil & Gas plc is a FTSE 250 exploration and production company. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, the Company’s principal interests are located in Ukraine and Russia, with additional interests in Georgia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia and USA. From 1996 to 1997 (1 year) Assistant Director of Finance @ Glencore International AG is one of the world's largest suppliers of a wide range of commodities and raw materials to industrial consumers From 1992 to 1996 (4 years) Various including Financial Accounting Manager and Treasury Manager. @ Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, as well as a major North American chemical manufacturer. From 1982 to 1992 (10 years) Senior Auditor and Internal Auditor @ The early years of my career were spent with Deloitte in the UK and the Middle East and Coopers and Lybrand in South Africa. I then moved to the USA to study for an MBA. This was followed by the positions of Internal Auditor and Financial Analyst at Blount Inc in Alabama, USA From 1972 to 1982 (10 years) Doctorate of Business Administration, Corporate Governance & Entrepreneurship @ Kingston University From 2001 to 2010 MBA, Information Technology @ The University of DallasDiploma, Data Communications @ University of California, Los AngelesMBA, Finance @ University of South Carolina-Columbia John Yates is skilled in: Restructuring, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Business Strategy, Business Development, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Mergers, Project Management, Mobile Telephony, startups, IT Solutions, Global E-commerce


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