Janet’s current role as a Member in Practice allows her to provide support to small businesses using the experience she has gained throughout her career. She uses her skill set to work with organisations to facilitate growth and profitability.
Janet’s, experience spans 30 years working across many business sectors specialising in change management, and systems implementation. My experience spans both Public and Private sectors.
Janet worked as a Senior Management Accountant in the NHS for five years, in Rotherham and Sheffield Primary Care Trusts. Working with Clinical Management Teams, and preparing business cases with clinical Consultants, for submission to District Health. Other areas included bids for funding in Child Health and leading software implementation for the Primary Care Trust, which was going through significant change.
Janet worked for seven years in manufacturing as Chief Accountant and Company Secretary for Labinal Ltd (previously the Snecma Group now Safran) a manufacturer of wiring for aerospace for Rolls Royce and Airbus, and overhead wiring for Virgin trains (West Coast Mainline). My remit was to oversee Finance HR Facilities and IT, including the setting up of systems for the second factory for Virgin Trains.
More recently her work was in Further education in both Senior Management roles and teaching Accountancy, promoting CIMA and Management Accounting at every opportunity. Janet has worked with young people undertaking teaching students undertaking accountancy apprenticeships.
Janet is passionate about CIMA, CGMA and AICPA as an organisation and profession, in confidence that the strategy we have is the way forward for our future generation.
Janet is a CIMA Fellow and a member of Council. She is also a member of the Membership Committee of CIMA and the Doncaster/Sheffield Committee.
In Janet’s spare time she is a Governor of a local Academy and during the last year has been a Mentor for the ‘Diana Award’ at two local schools, to work with and inspire local children to reach their potential which has been extremely rewarding. Janet likes the theatre and reading, and she also has a special interest in autism.