Prospero Associates

Brendan Tallon ACMA

An energetic Finance Director with a passion for providing a professional and relevant Finance function to partner Senior Management. Brendan balances his internal audit experience to provide a strong control environment with his years as a controller working closely with Operational management to provide the quality and timeliness of financial, product and customer information required by today’s business leaders.

Career Outline:

Professional training: Brendan qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 1999.

Career in business: After qualifying, he worked with Global businesses such as IBM, Xerox and Siemens gaining experience in manufacturing, distribution and finance. He also has directly business partnering entrepreneurial management and providing relevant financial information.

His experience encompasses all aspects of financial management. He organised IT implementations, large and small scale process improvements, financial reporting and cost reduction programmes.

Portfolio career: Since 2008, he has been working for a range of businesses on a portfolio basis. Key achievements on behalf of his clients have included:-

Reducing month end reporting times from 21 days to 7 and standardising the close process.

Reducing costs by 20% and meeting a very tight £6.6m cost budget

Producing product and customer profitability reports for management to assess their business.

Installing IT systems in several different companies.

Performing a financial deep dive on a struggling company and enabling it to cut headcount and costs

Personal life: Brendan lives in Rednal & is married with a teenage boy. In his spare time he enjoys golf.

Telephone: 0121 453 8828

Mobile: 0771 497 3121

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