Suzanne is a highly accomplished Chartered Accountant with over 20 years accountancy and finance experience.
Suzanne's career in finance began in 1995, where she trained at a North East accountancy practice as an audit and payroll clerk. After two years, she progressed at another regional firm, working in a Senior Accounts role to develop her expertise in preparing management and statutory accounts for a range of companies. In 2001 Suzanne gained further experience as a Business Services Senior at what was known as Baker Tilly Chartered Accountants, here she was responsible for clients' accounting and information systems, as well as preparing management accounts and cash flow forecasts and budgets. After leaving in 2004, Suzanne moved to Blackett Walker Ltd as the firm's Financial Controller. Here she managed the finance and administrative functions of the company, including accounts, cash flow, budgets, taxation and insurance, as well as project management for the Government's Retail Distribution Review and the company's client management software.
In July 2013 with a solid foundation in finance and operational management, Suzanne took on an additional role and supported the launch of sister company BW Medical Accountants, working initially as a Medical Services Accountant and then later appointed to Head of Finance.
In 2014, Suzanne was promoted to Finance Director and when Blackett Walker was acquired by Sanlam in March 2019, she commenced a full-time role with BW Medical Accountants as Head of Finance.
A qualified and experienced accountant, Suzanne has extensive finance experience, healthcare sector knowledge, a track record in operational management and a strong understanding of accountancy software. This mixed skill base assists her operational role at BW Medical, as in addition to leading and advising the team, clients can also benefit from her expertise to assist their practice management role.
Skills In Focus
- Financial Management
- Cash Flow Management
- Budgeting and Cost Control
- Project Management
- Practice Management
- IT systems and accountancy software
In Suzanne's Words
I have been involved with BW Medical since the start, it's been a challenging and highly rewarding journey to date as we continue our mission to be the leading accountancy firm in medical finance. Our focus is very niche and our services are in demand nationally. As we expand, we continue to recruit exceptional talent to ensure we continue to deliver a highly personalised and responsive service.