Why Flexible Finance Professionals?
We help SMEs get access to the financial experts they need to drive their business forward. Whether you need strategic savvy, operational know-how or reliable day-to-day business support to achieve your commercial goal - our team of part-time finance experts will work with you to help you take the next step for your business.
Find your perfect match
Experts in the industry
Cost effective solutions
Helping you take the next step
Bespoke to your requirements
How Our Process Works
If you're hiring a part-time or full-time FD, here's our simple step-by-step process on how it works.
Discuss your business aims and requirements with our team. This will enable us to get a good understanding of your business and help align you with the right solution.
We'll explore your culture, business and requirements in further depth, ensuring we are finding the right personality for the job. We'll also look at your future plans to ensure our team can evolve with you.
Meet Your Match
We'll hand-select your ideal-fit flexible Finance Professional, based on your business requirements and culture fit. You'll be introduced to your Finance Professional as soon as you need them.
We'll check in with you as your Flexible Finance Professional integrates into your team. We'll ensure you are happy with the service and are on your way to achieving your goals.
Discover our frequently asked questions about our The Finance People.
If I opt your part-time model, will I work with multiple finance professionals?You will be appointed a dedicated Finance Director/Manager/Controller (as discussed) that works with your business, so rest assured you won't be getting a different finance professional every week! We take pride in matching the finance expert to your business so that they can be by your side in each step of your journey. You will be able to build a relationship with this individual and they will become an extended part of your business.
Is there a trial period with your part-time model?Trial periods with our finance experts are not necessary. This is because our finance experts go through a thorough consultation and recruitment process prior to joining our team. Due to our thorough deep dive and selection process, we can guarantee that your expert will be the ideal fit for your business.
Do I have to pay holiday/sickness/pension costs, etc?With the part-time flexible resource model, you will not have to pay any holiday, sickness or pension costs. In instances such as sickness, accident, maternity, The Finance People will provide cover for your appointed expert. This is because your finance professional is not officially employed by your business.
Can my finance expert work remotely?Our part-time finance experts can either be remote or on-site, or a blend of both. Whatever suits the needs of your business.
How soon can your part-time finance experts start at my business?All our flexible finance experts can start straight away, meaning you can have access to top financial guidance from the following week! We pride ourselves on having the best Financial Experts on hand, meaning we don't have a long recruitment process for your business. Once we've completed our deep dive and our selection process, your Flexible Finance Professional can start when it suits you.
"I am delighted with the support we have had from The Finance People. It's good to know that you can access their expertise easily and quickly, and we are continuing to benefit from their ongoing support. Through Anita, we were introduced to Paul, an experienced FD who is working with us to embed systems and support our business growth."
Karen Creavin, CEO of The Active Wellbeing Society
How we can help
At The Finance People, we provide flexible and affordable finance expertise to SMEs and startups. Our team of Finance Directors, Finance Managers and Finance Controllers work with your business in line with your requirements - anywhere from 1-3 days per week on a flexible contract. Get in touch to get started.