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Returnable Transit Packaging Control Systems
Adrian Cunningham LLB ACA
Part Time Finance Director2007 - CurrentI have provided solutions to a range of businesses including solar energy, property management, poultry processing and shutter manufacturers.
Grampian Country Food Group Ltd
RTP Control Manager100+ Employees 2003 - 2006I designed, and implemented systems of control and a preocedure of best practice for retunable transit packaging in the chilled food sector across 43 sites nationwide. This avoided the loss of equipment and reduced expenditure by up to £1m p.a.
Hazlewood Grocery Ltd
Divisional Project Manager100+ Employees 2000 - 2002I initially ran a £50m insurance claim following the destruction of the Selby Sauce Factory by flood. This was an intricate claim covering Material Damage, Additional Costs of working and Consequential losses from Business Interruption. Subsequently I carried out systems reviews and recovered a Purchase Ledger that had been totally compromised at a £65m turnover bakery.
F H Lee Ltd
Finance Director100+ Employees 1999 - 2000Site Finance Director of £27m t/o company manufacturing domestic tissue products .
Finance Director100+ Employees 1988 - 1999Finance Director of a Pickle and Sauce manufacturer. I implemented integrated IT systems on an IBM AS400 platform and developed bespoke software to provide accounting, sales order processing, stock control and MRP. I developed product and customer profitabilty models that enabled the business to grow organically and was responsible for acquisitions that grew the company by a further 50%.
Financial Controller100+ Employees 1985 - 1988Part of a new management team set up to turn around an ailing plastice manufacturing company. I oversaw the implemetation of integrated Real Time Accounting systems in a very short timescale. This enabled a significant improvement in reporting which in turn ebabled devolved cost centres to be set up with enhanced budgetary controls and accountability for department heads.The company was truned into profit within 12 months.
BASF (UK) Ltd
Internal Audit Manager100+ Employees 1982 - 1985I set up an independent UK internal audit function for the BASF group. This liaised closely with the internal audit function at the German parent company but in addition to financial and compliance auditing undertook successfully operational audits designed to add value.
Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co
Senior Accountant100+ Employees 1979 - 1982Senior Accountant at Manchester office of International firm of Chartered Accountants. I led audit teams on assignments at a range of large companies. I was also closely involved in 2 large and complex Inmland Revenue tax investigations.
Thomas May & Co
Trainee Accountant21 - 100 Employees 1976 - 1979Trainee accountant at a medium sized firm of Chartered Accountants in Leicester. I was trained in double entry bookkeeping, accounts preparation, tax computations and auditing. I passed all my ICAEW examinations at the fiirst attempt during this training contract.
University of Leicester1971 - 1974LLB Hons
Law Society Part 2 Examinations
The College of Law, London1974 - 1975