Client relationship manager
Richard is a qualified management accountant (ACMA) with over 25 years’ experience delivering finance transformation projects and performing operational and project finance roles.
Prior to joining ERA, Richard spent 10 years as a senior project delivery manager, working as a management consultant to deliver finance transformation solutions.
Richard was the project lead on a range of projects to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of finance functions to a wide variety of clients across the UK and Europe, including GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, UBS, Lloyds Banking Group, Financial Services Authority, LEGO and Transport for London.
As a senior finance professional, Richard spent 15 years performing operational finance roles, including management accounting, financial analysis, performance management, process improvement and outsourcing. Liaising closely with internal stakeholders, Richard provided financial support to NatWest, TNS (WPP) and GlaxoSmithKline.
Richard has extensive experience of project management, financial analysis and managing stakeholders. At ERA, he promotes the development of long-term collaborative relationships with progressive clients that can see the opportunity to deliver greater value through more effective procurement.
Specific areas of expertise:
- Client management
- Project management
- Finance function transformation
- Business process improvement
- Change management
- Cost reduction strategy
- Problem solving
- CFO Agenda