5 Numbers to 5m with Gavin Smith the Profit Analyst

In this podcast, we discuss an in-depth conversation with Gavin Smith, an expert in financial management and analysis for construction businesses. The primary focus is on overcoming common financial hurdles such as cash flow issues and understanding profit and loss statements, aimed at enabling business owners to scale their operations effectively. Gavin Smith’s career spans over 20 years, initially in accounting and auditing with KPMG, followed by commercial finance roles in a global marketing agency, and finally as an entrepreneur in Australia, starting businesses in hospitality and Pilates studios. His unique approach combines technical accounting skills with practical business ownership experience, offering a distinctive perspective on financial management. We delve into the necessity for construction businesses to be proficient in managing their numbers, emphasising the importance of cash flow forecasting, profit understanding, and making strategic decisions based on financial insights. Gavin Smith outlines a three-part strategy focusing on simplifying financial data, knowing the crucial numbers to track, and effectively using this information to guide business decisions. He criticises the profit-first methodology for oversimplifying financial management and discouraging a deep understanding of financial statements. By presenting a simplified approach to financial analysis, including categorising expenses into five key areas and utilising ratios for performance benchmarking, Gavin advocates for empowering business owners with the knowledge and tools to use their financial data proactively. This approach aims to support business growth, strategic planning, and operational adjustments based on a thorough understanding of one’s financial position. Links: www.theprofitanalyst.com

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Are you a terrible leader - with Sondra Norris

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