Project support

The team at AE have a strong commercial and project-based background. We help our clients to deliver IFRS transition projects, software and process optimisation projects, and business process change.

We have experience of a range of project management structures and have a flexible and adaptable approach which helps us to work closely with our clients on project design, implementation and management.

IFRS transition projects and support

Companies seeking a listing on the AIM Market must report their financial information under IFRS. This often means that transitioning is required from existing GAAP to IFRS. We work closely with companies to project manage and deliver IFRS transition projects. For companies already reporting under IFRS we can provide insourced IFRS expertise to assist in maintaining compliance.
  • Project management and delivery for IFRS transition
  • Insourced IFRS expertise for interim and annual reporting
  • Management reporting assistance in an IFRS environment
  • Liaising with the company’s auditors to ensure a smooth audit process
  • Bespoke IFRS training for finance professionals and non-financial managers

Tailored management reports

Every company is unique with a distinct culture, business model and constraints. We take a holistic view of management reporting and work with your current systems to help enhance, or introduce, efficient systems for data capture, integration and reporting to support and inform strategic decision making as well as day-to-day operations.
  • Information audit – what information do you currently have? Are you happy with the quality of information and what do key stakeholders need?
  • Set up or optimise processes for data capture, analysis, presentation and reporting
  • Development & implementation of strategic performance management tools including balanced scorecard
  • Analysis and evaluation of profit drivers, supply chain & operating costs
  • Support and advice for efficient budgetting & forecasting processes and reporting

Business process optimisation

Growing companies need efficient, cost-effective, back office processes. We work on projects of all sizes to streamline processes; remove inefficiencies; reduce risk and cost; and drive profitability.
  • Process mapping & analysis
  • Process improvement design & implementation
  • Lean Six Sigma project implementation
  • Problem solving to support growth and development

Finance Systems

Our team are experienced in setting up and changing accounting software & systems. We can help ensure a smooth transition and that you get the most out of your new system
  • Accounting software migration projects
  • Set up support for new businesses or subsidiaries
  • Online (cloud) solutions
  • Trouble-shooting & efficiency improvements
  • Enhancing reporting capability and efficiency

Business policy review & design

We provide an efficient means to review company risk management procedures and documentation and review internal controls. We also help companies with integration of acquisitions or following mergers.
  • Review & implementation of risk management processes
  • Company handbooks, processes & procedures
  • Process & documentation support for integrating subsidiaries and groups