Outsourced financial management


John is an experienced part time Financial Director working with ambitious, growing companies. He aims to build long-term relationships with clients. A typical role will see John work in your business for a day a week, adding value to your accounting processes.

Perhaps, as an entrepreneur, you have the right ideas and have set your business on the road to success. But do you know all your figures and how they can work for your business?

Recruiting a part time FD can be the answer as it means you get high level, strategic advice but don’t have to pay a full-time salary, on costs or non-productive time. Employing a part time FD offers many benefits. As an “outside eye”, John can look at your business from a fresh, independent perspective, offering unique insight.

Financial Director

John has years of experience at working at Director level and can interpret your vison into an on-going financial strategy. It is about using experience and knowledge, combined with the latest accounting systems, to add value to our clients’ businesses.

Maybe you feel that you are running to stand still, managing the day to day business needs without having an holistic plan.

John’s expertise includes:

  • Management accountancy
  • Financial strategy
  • Raising finance for growth
  • Improving processes and systems
  • Business planning

John's History

John Capper and co. were recruited by a consortium to scope out the finances behind plans for a significant regeneration scheme in his home city. Working with Lucideon and Stoke-on-Trent City Council, John led the financial team advising on how to bring forward plans for an Advanced Ceramics centre of excellence in the heart of the Potteries.

“AMRICC - the Applied Materials Research, Innovation and Commercialisation Centre - is an exciting new plan which is designed to put the city of Stoke-on-Trent at the cutting edge of research into the future use of materials, including advanced ceramics,” said John. “As someone born locally, I was delighted to be able to help build a financial plan for AMRICC. There has been many hours of planning and meetings involving the city council, Lucideon, our universities and the Local Enterprise Partnership to get AMRICC prepared for launch.”


Do you know your numbers, is a question which can cause panic with entrepreneurs? You probably started your business based on your skills and passions and those skills and passions have led to growth.

But success brings complexities in the form of staff, goods in and out, unit pricing and how to keep on top of those important figures.

John Capper combines a successful background in accountancy with valuable experience as a business coach, gaining proven success in helping businesses to grow.

FD Services

As your part time FD, John brings together those skills to provide clarity on your company accounts and strategic planning to move your business forward.

John can independently assess your business and accounting needs and help to develop the right financial solution tailored to your needs and the scale of your business. By offering an independent view, John can cut through the financial noise to provide a clear analysis, advice and plan.

John combines strategic thinking with the use of cloud based Xero accountancy services which allow you to see a real time picture of your business at any time of day.

By working with you on a part time basis, from a day a month to two days a week, a part time FD is practical and affordable for businesses of all sizes.


John will develop a detailed financial picture of your business, giving an analysis of where your finances stand now and adding short, medium and long-term forecasts.

As the hours are flexible, contracting John’s services offers an affordable solution for any company looking for consistent, high level advice and support.

What does a part time FD do?

  • Act as a sounding board
  • Provide financial intelligence
  • Add to your business strategy
  • Identify opportunities for your business
  • Ensure you are maximising your business assets
  • Assess new ideas and add value
  • Give a clear financial picture
  • Lead your financial team


We'd love to talk. To find out more please get in touch. Contact John for a no obligation chat.

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