Financial and business adviser, Grant Thornton, has restructured its special projects team in Northamptonshire as the firm continues to enhance its offering for local businesses.
Giles Mullins, partner at Grant Thornton’s Northamptonshire office heads up the expanding team which pools knowledge and expertise from across the region to provide bespoke accounting and project management services, on demand, to ambitious, fast-growing businesses.
From managing rapid change such as a one-off transactional project, to reviewing and improving systems, controls and reporting or bridging a temporary recruitment gap, the team can offer the support of a highly skilled professional at short notice on either a temporary or longer-term basis.
As well as benefiting larger firms, the service can also prove highly valuable for smaller, entrepreneurial business who may not yet have the resources to employ a permanent finance specialist but still need professional guidance as they navigate the early stages of growth.
“Businesses are operating in a fast-moving market where things can change very quickly. Whilst this creates new and exciting opportunities for dynamic firms, it can also present challenges,” said Mr Mullins.
“In particular, businesses experiencing rapid growth often face difficulties in recruiting the right people with the right skills at short notice, especially given the ongoing talent shortage which makes quality, experienced individuals, particularly in finance, hard to find. Employing someone for an important but one-off project, may also not be financially viable.
“Our special projects team is able to step in and add real value to businesses when they need an additional pair of expert hands to help achieve their goals. Our extensive industry experience and wide local knowledge means we are well placed to support firms across Northamptonshire to overcome the changes and challenges they face.”