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The Finance Team will be at the My Business Expo

Come and visit The Finance Team at the “My Business Expo” hosted by the National Small Business Chamber and Microsoft at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand (Johannesburg) on the 13th of March, from 9am to 5pm. Grant Robson (Executive Chairman) and Richard Angus (CEO) of The Finance Team will be at the Expo to discuss their successful business model of outsourcing expert Financial Executives and how this can potentially benefit your business.

About the Event

The My Business Expo is aimed at small to medium sized enterprises and entrepreneurs who are looking to see new trends, experience the most innovative business solutions, seize amazing opportunities and obtain professional advice from a wide range of exhibitors. The My Business Expo is also host to the “Business Start-Up Expo” catering to the needs of those who are thinking of starting a business.

The “Business Start-Up Zone” forms part of the “Business Start-Up Expo”, where you will be exposed to an array of amazing franchise and business opportunities, business start-up solutions, financing specialists and professional services for those who are serious about starting a business and looking for ideas, opportunities and solutions.

About The Finance Team

More and more fast-growing companies are following the growing trend of employing expert financial executives on a part time or interim basis, saving the considerable expense of a full time person. Increasingly, businesses are turning to these trusted, experienced and flexible sources of skills and expertise. At The Finance Team, we are able to provide businesses with Financial Directors (FD) Financial Managers (FM), Project Accountants and Chief Financial Officers (CFO) on a part-time or interim basis – for exactly the length of time you need them and no longer.

About Grant Robson

Grant

Grant holds a BCom, BCompt (Hons) and is a CA(SA), having completed his articles at KPMG. Grant’s commercial experience includes roles in financial services (African Bank) and the medical industry (Medco), along with international mining experience (Petra Diamonds Plc). Grant has also served as the CFO of MvelaMasefield (Pty) Ltd, the energy trading subsidiary of the Mvelaphanda Group, with both local and international operations. During his tenure, Grant was also responsible for the company’s operations in East Africa, specifically Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Following his role at MvelaMasefield, Grant was appointed Financial Director of Whiz Property Group (Pty) Ltd, a Johannesburg based, multi-million rand, commercial property development business.

More recently, Grant was the Co-Founder of the FD Centre SA, the South African Division of the International FD Centre Group based in the UK. He is now the Executive Chairman of The Finance Team.

About Richard Angus

Richard

Richard is a CA(SA), having completed his articles at Deloitte & Touche. Richard is a leading business professional with more than 17 years’ experience in various businesses – 13 of them in the financial services industry. At the age of 26 he was Chief Financial Officer of FNB Corporate for a period of 5 years and then spent six years as Chief Operating Officer of FNB’s Home Loans division. These positions allowed him to observe the challenges and pains associated with business growth and the importance of integrating strategy and execution. Throughout his professional career, Richard has routinely demonstrated the vision, dedication and diligence necessary to create exceptional business growth.

Richard has worked with a variety of organisations on the challenges of growth and the successful execution of strategy to create value. Richard holds a BCom, BCompt (Hons) and is a CA(SA), having completed his articles at Deloitte & Touche. Over and above being the CEO of The Finance Team, he serves as a facilitator for the University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Developmen Company and has served as an advisor with the National Small Business Chamber. Besides being an industry expert within the financial institution realm, he has a strong bias towards entrepreneurial businesses and the structures needed to be implemented for an outstanding business success. Richard has extensive experience in the field of financial services, insurance, asset finance, business strategy and performance, process re-engineering and operations, external reporting and governance, leadership, coaching and team enablement. He is well versed in the challenges facing entrepreneurs and businesses and has diverse leadership and board experience. Richard’s passion is to enable South Africa businesses across a variety of industries. He sees The Finance Team concept as a key deliverer of critical and scarce skills to the South African market, in an affordable and success-based model.

Entrance to the My Business Expo Event is Free.

 

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