Matthew Littlemore is an experienced global financier located in Orlando, Florida. Originally from the United Kingdom Matthew has gained multiple experiences for areas all over the globe. A strong leader in his field, he has 15+ years of experience in finance and business intelligence, that have all contributed to the numerous successes of his professional career. Over the course of his extensive career, Matthew has driven substantial business turnarounds, worked through acquisitions, has had successful ERP upgrades and managed international expansion. Additionally, Matthew holds experience in transfer pricing and tax strategy; his extensive financial experience and analytical approach to work has naturally set him apart from his peers. A global professional, Matthew has proudly worked in Europe, Asia and North America. Successfully getting to experience new areas through extensive business travel.
A successful graduate of St. Hugh’ College, University of Oxford, and Manchester Metropolitan University, Matthew Littlemore began his career as an analyst for the Bank of Scotland. Here, he was able to learn the ins and outs of finance on the job, teaching and preparing him for his successful future endeavours. His extensive education has provided him with the necessary skills to expand his career through multiple different fields and industries. Preparing him for new and exciting roles that would help shape his career for a path to success. In the following years, Matthew proved his financial expertise in a number of different finance and business operations roles. Following his graduation, he went on to work for large financial institutions such as Morgan Stanley, Central Pacific Bank, and Apollo Group where he held different roles that each provided him with new skills, responsibilities, and experiences. These firms and professional roles ultimately provided Matthew with new experiences that he would be able to apply to his future finance and business career.
In the coming years, Matthew Littlemore climbed the industry ladder, making his way to holding a position as Group Finance Director and Treasurer for an international food and beverage company that was based in Chicago, Illinois. Here, Matthew oversaw all debt financing and budget responsibilities. His efforts drastically reduced the multimillion dollar food company’s debt leverage, in just a short three-year span. As a very detailed-oriented and technically minded individual, Matthew’s professional career has provided experience from many different areas. Matthew Littlemore has successfully lead and managed teams, both large and small. Leadership is something that is extremely important to Matthew, and plays a large role in how he works with his team members. Without a positive leader, a team can struggle can come together and meet the common goal. Matthew utilizes his exceptional leadership skills to encourage his team to meet their maximum potential.
Additionally, he has worked across departments including Human Resources, IT, Finance, Accounting, and FP&A avidly working within strategic analytics and business intelligence. This experience has provided Matthew with the ability to cultivate a unique skill set that allows him to excel in finance and other operations alike. On top of his professional duties and responsibilities, Matthew Littlemore also completed an Advanced Management program conducted by Harvard University. This program was a great addition Matthew’s focus on leadership and leadership skills, and provided him with new tools to continuously improve his management roles.
Later in his career, Matthew was hired as a CFO for a large healthcare company based in the greater Chicago area. As CFO, he was responsible for managing all corporate service functions, and spearheaded initiatives for significant long-term business growth and completed a successful ERP upgrade. Over his professional career, Matthew Littlemore has cleaned and managed business data on behalf of many large organizations, helping to enable them make smarter, more data driven decisions on both a proactive and reactive basis. Whether he was tasked to solve on-the-spot problems or shed light on different business drivers, Matthew knows that business intelligence is the key for success in any organization. Following his time as a CFO, Matthew also served as the Finance Director of Technicolor, HES Europe, and the CFO of a large manufacturing company that developed AC and roofing units. Matthew Littlemore also has extensive experience in risk management. As a forward thinking and analytics individual, he is able to guide organizations to take on new initiatives while mitigating the risks that they may offer to the business. Over the years and his career, Matthew has delivered on major projects and has obtained three successful ERP upgrades over the years. Matthew’s major areas of expertise include but are not limited to strategic planning and execution, financial modeling and forecasting, organizational design, banking structure and relationship management, business intelligence and data governance, financial responsibility, and mergers and acquisitions.
Aside from his successful professional career, Matthew Littlemore is a family oriented man who is happily married with four children. In his free time, he enjoys open water swimming and traveling with his family. Matthew’s global experience has provided him with a love for travel and experiencing different areas of the world. An avid business traveler, Matthew enjoys family vacations that offer once in a lifetime memories.
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