Tim Marvell

About Tim

Chartered Accountant. Mathematician. Oxford University. Bath Rugby. Married with two children. Ex pilot. Radio control aeromodeller. Keen amateur gardener. Occasionally visits gym.


  • Design and development in the Space business
  • High Tech engineering and consultancy in the Defence industry
  • Telecoms Software R&D
  • Internet and telecoms service provider
  • VC backed Telematics product and service provider
  • Consultancy, training and equipment provider to the Security, Justice and Defence industries

How I help Clients

  • Undertaking due diligence on potential acquisitions
  • Integrating acquisitions
  • F/X strategy and risk management
  • Appraising, recommending and implementing new accounting systems and resolving issues with existing systems
  • Designing and implementing integrated budget and forecast models, and management accounts
  • Setting up reporting processes for management and reporting of long-term (multi-year) projects
  • Negotiating financing with banks
  • Finance office management including senior level staff recruitment (also covering Project Control, IT, HR, office infrastructure)
  • Company secretarial including share issues / buybacks
  • Liaising with external auditors and other advisors, and handling VAT / PAYE audits with HMRC
  • Setting up pension schemes
  • Preparation of business plans

Clients Say

“Instrumental in managing the growth of the group by a factor of 5 and preparing it for sale”


“An effective communicator of complex financial issues to non-accountants”


“Showed great flexibility and bandwidth in completing the project and addressing additional issues that arose”


“In the space of 12 months transformed the financial management and control of the company to a very professional level”


“The only person I would trust to get down to the level of detail required”