Jo Fife

Bonovate adviser

Jo is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and prior to setting up her own accountancy practice had over 25 years of cost and management experience in a commercial environment.

During that time she spent ten years in the hotel and restaurant industry in financial management, and seven years as group accountant for a group of aviation companies with a turnover of £20m.

Since setting up JML Jo has worked across a broad spectrum of industries including aviation, property development, investment banking, retail, manufacturing, civil engineering, security services and IT. The largest of her clients manufactures electronic circuit boards for the motor and white goods industry and has a turnover of circa £24m.

Her commercial awareness and management accounting background enable her to review company performance and identify failing areas within a business. She works closely with management teams to put practical changes into place in order to directly improve profits.

Current roles and recent projects undertaken include:

  • Acting as financial director for a private equity firm
  • Acting as financial director for a group of property companies whose recent projects have included two individual residential building projects with a resale value of between £20m and £24m each
  • Acting as financial director and management accounting services for a security and cleaning company circa £6m turnover
  • Providing management accountant services for a company manufacturing electronic circuit boards for the motor and white goods industries