Job title: Finance Director
Date joined: April 2003
Role: As finance director Simon oversees all financial aspects of the company and is responsible for the company accounts and taxation as well as looking after the payment of staff salaries. Simon also deals with compliance issues and with corporate finance for the business as well as assisting brokers to research, interpret and present financial information on more complex mortgage transactions.
Simon frequently writes blogs to keep staff and investors up to date on trends in financial markets.
Experience: After successfully completing a master’s degree in mathematics at the University of Cambridge, Simon qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse. He then made the move to BDO Stoy Hayward where he became a partner in the corporate finance department.
Prior to joining Mortgages for Business in 2003, Simon also took on the role as finance director at a numerous companies including a printing business, a television production company and a medical equipment supply company. Simon has also undertaken various consultancy projects advising overseas state broadcasting companies on financial systems and reporting.
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