Financial Strategic Solutions

The process driven finance consultancy for non-finance people.

Why choose Financial Strategic Solutions?

As a small business, you are amazing at what you do or sell, but you need financial reporting help. If you simply don’t know where to start when it comes to financial support, this is where I come in.

Finance reporting

Complete 'done-for-you' business finances, cash flow management, finance reporting, project budgets, financial consulting and more.

Finance support

Temporary finance cover for maternity or holidays, or I can help you if you're a startup or small business who does not have financial know-how in-house.

Project budgets

Assistance with the financials for small firms like yours to get investments and review your project budgets. A well-planned small business budget can improve your profitability.

About me

Supporting small business finances since 1983

I'm Annette – a resourceful and results-driven finance executive with extensive experience leading accounting and finance operations for SMEs. I have a record of driving business success and controlling costs by delivering strategic direction through the development and implementation of effective financial procedures and systems.

Financial management

I have a credible history of performing all financial management tasks, including P&L, reporting, accounting, and risk management.

Hands-on support

I have a proven ability to perform hands-on work, such as posting journals, raising invoices, and sorting pensions in a timely manner.


I'm adept at executing day-to-day tasks in a timely manner, from financial plans and cashflow management to annual accounting.


At Financial Strategic Solutions, I won't just take care of your books, I'll also provide the financial consulting services your business may need to become more profitable.

Finance Management

Present yourself in the right way with solid financial forecasts and a robust business plan.

Financial Strategy

Get the knowledge and insight to eliminate wasteful spending and get to profitability faster.

Cashflow Management

Expertise to help calculate, manage and enhance cashflow for your small business.

Risk Identification

Identify, evaluate and respond to risks that would have adverse effects on your business.

Revenues Forecasting

Accurate financial forecasts as often as weekly to assist you to meet your business goals.

Business Audits

Thorough analysis of your accounting books and tax returns for accuracy and compliance.

My experience

I've spent the last 15 years in financial management roles, but I have never lost sight of the day-to-day accounts tasks - producing the accounts, controlling costs and providing management information.

Annette Lacey

Finance Management Executive

voxeljet UK

Finance Director

Spearheaded migration of the business to a more suitable premises while engaging with key stakeholders and developing effective action plans for uninterrupted operations. Evaluated past performance, drove accountability, forecast expenses, and created budgets for local management to reduce costs. Enforced end-to-end compliance controls of SOX and IFRS and FRS102 to increase quality of financial reports and support data-driven decision-making. Reduced losses and increased efficiency in cash counting by managing cashflows.

No 16 Associates


Served as interim accountant for voxeljet UK Ltd through No 16 after voxeljet AG bought the UK Propshop business. Transferred the accounts of Propshop into voxeljet group structures. Reviewed and analysed due diligence reports and communicated to senior management. Administered seamless implementation and utilisation of SAP by training staff. Enhanced financial planning by introducing costing systems, variance reports and forecasting. Removed cash-negative projects by reviewing and evaluating project progress.

Service Innovation Group

Head of Finance Service

Managed financial operations and assessed risk in investments for the company’s £10m turnover operations in Europe. Reported to shareholders and executive board members on a quarterly and monthly basis. Updated business prospectus on regular basis by coordinating with business advisors. Structured, negotiated and closed key contracts on favourable terms. Aligned country reporting and forecasting with market and management expectations. Promoted uniformity within the group by introducing and monitoring SAP management.

Get in touch

Want to know how Financial Strategic Solutions can solve financial headaches specific to your business? Let’s talk, or fill in the contact form below and I’ll get straight back to you.

Our Address

Berkhamsted, UK

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07960 734434

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