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Services

At Strata Consulting our resourcing model enables our customers to access the talent needed to deal with their financial and operational challenges. Whether in strategic financial management, financial planning and analysis, reporting and accounting or transactional services; Strata Consulting can deliver a service model appropriate to your needs. Through our technology partners, we can assess your infrastructure and applications, information and processing requirements to gain efficiencies and support decision making with a range of services. In Strata Capital our funding team will assess your support needs if you are an early stage business as part of our Business Ignition service.

 

You can find out more about our services below.

 

Interim Leadership

Our Interim Financial Directors are strategic business partners with the experience and expertise to provide service continuity in your business.

Our objective is to deliver against your business needs and improve your position where you have requirements. Assignments operate within a framework covering values, leadership, teamworking, business acumen, accountability, personal influence and business improvement.

Typical deliverables are as follows.

Strategic financial management and advisory
Commercial leadership
Maintaining and improving business controls
Intuitive financial reporting
Business insight and strategic recommendation
Finance organisational review and development
Systems and process improvement
Board support and corporate governance
Stakeholder relationship management
Assignment outturn report
Customer satisfaction

Non-executive Directorships

Our expertise can be provided on an ongoing basis as a non-executive appointment.

Corporate Finance
As your strategic partner Strata can support you in achieving your business financing objectives. Whether that is working with your existing funding partners or in arranging new sources of finance. Our approach will provide perspective, direction and value.

Problem Solving
Business is a challenging environment where issues arise, and our team can support your requirements at every level whether that is in strategic development, restructuring, process improvement or technology change. Our advisory services include business analysis, strategic review and recommendations for change and improvement.

Project implementation
When your solutions require implementation we can support you with Project Management and the resources to deliver.

Our staffing solutions are service based to ensure customer requirements are met.

Insourced Managed Service (IMS)
Insourced Managed Service represents the provision of staffing solutions on client site. Typically, this covers all fundamental finance roles across Controllers, Finance Managers, Commercial Managers, Financial Analysts, Accountants, Ledger Management, Payroll and Finance Assistants.

Where IMS differs is that many temporary staffing requirements are met by contract labour at the customer’s risk following selection. At Strata we provide resourcing from our talent pool on a managed service basis against customer requirements and SLAs whether for an individual role or a project team.

Cloud Accounting Service (CAS)
Our Cloud Accounting Service utilises market leading enterprise software and our offsite staffing model to provide your business with shared service processing and online financial information to run your business.

Your financial systems and processes are at the core of the business enabling stewardship, business control and performance management.

Key features are as follows.

– Efficient customised invoice processing for sales and purchases
– Staff processing of time and payroll
– Monthly management accounts preparation
– Real time business information on your customised portal

To discuss your cloud accounting service contact us.

Commercial management is integral to every business. Typically, our resource provision covers Commercial leadership and pricing specialist positions to address the following key areas.

Sales support, bid management and tender responses
New business and profitable growth are critical to every business. Our objective is to drive your competitive position and win strategy in conjunction with your sales leadership by combining commercial consulting, project management and pricing operations.

We focus on successful client submissions by driving client-side business case, solution design, product and service effectiveness, business USPs, documentation quality and presentational effectiveness.

Our win strategy programme seeks to deliver top line growth.

Pricing operations
Modelling for service or product pricing involves a number of key components across base cost, operational data and market based information. Core financial, analytical and data skills are critical. Strata can provide the skills needed for your pricing work at an operational level.

Client Engagement
Ongoing commercial engagement is critical to your customer’s satisfaction.
Working in conjunction with your account and service management functions, our approach is to deliver consistent engagement against our commercial values framework to strengthen relationships over time.

Customer Contract Management
Where commercial contracts make provision for ongoing service management and governance, Strata can support your business in delivering against these requirements. Such areas as open book accounting, committed cost efficiencies and ongoing service pricing require management and delivery. Our commercial approach for ongoing business seeks to create sustainable business for your customer and your business.

Supplier Management
Where commercial contractual positions with your supply chain require leadership, management and influence, Strata can support your needs with our experience and delivery.

If you are seeking to meet targets in year or looking at long term structural changes, Strata can support projects across a range of challenging environments to increase P&L quality.

War Room
War Room creates a focussed team environment around the short-term deliverables required to meet business objectives.

Term Strategies
Strata’s term strategies create operational and financial efficiencies for longer run business improvement. Our focus is on people, process and product on a lean management footing; improving utilisation of resources and assets to enhance earnings and business value on a sustainable basis.

Business Turnaround
Strata can develop, design and deliver restructuring programmes where significant change is required. Our experience of driving turnaround includes business and asset disposal, cost reduction strategies and commercial improvement programmes where financial performance and adverse situations require significant structural change for the future.

Strata are business planning experts supporting cross sector requirements at every level. We love business and driving development by facilitating strategy, analysing your operational landscape and shaping your future. Whether in corporate, early stage or entrepreneurial settings our approach delivers.

Strategic Business Planning
As organisations evolve in an ever-changing world, planning becomes an ongoing process to shape your business for the road ahead. Encompassing strategic, operational, market assessment and financial forecasting, Strata’s core skills set can meet your planning requirements.

Business Intelligence
The combination of digital tooling, information design, technical infrastructure and Strata’s analytical expertise can unlock business intelligence to drive your ongoing delivery and strategic planning.

Business ignition is Strata’s approach to early stage support encompassing planning, operational execution and funding mechanisms to support your entrepreneurship.

Start up and early stage businesses need focused planning to meet the challenges in this period of their development. Weather seeking equity investment, bank funding, government support or to create momentum within the business and set objectives for success, Strata can build documentation demonstrating your potential.

As organisations evolve in an ever-changing world, planning becomes an ongoing process to shape your business for the road ahead. Encompassing strategic, operational, market assessment and financial forecasting, Strata’s core skills set can meet your planning requirements.

Business Intelligence
The emerging digital economy places data centre stage in the battleground of your market place and business challenges.

The combination of digital tooling, information design, technical infrastructure and Strata’s analytical expertise can unlock business intelligence to drive your ongoing delivery and strategic planning.

In the digital economy the provision of products and services can never escape the inevitable data integration and reporting which shall drive your understanding of your business and your market place. At Strata our technology practice can assess your infrastructure, applications and data management to increase effectiveness and business performance.

If you are an early stage business Strata will assess your financing requirements as part of our Business Ignition service. Our funding arm Strata Capital can consider equity investment or secured business lending.