Greg Vartoukian, Management Consulting Expert in London, United Kingdom
Greg Vartoukian

Management Consulting Expert in London, United Kingdom

Member since January 8, 2022
Greg is an Oxford graduate and chartered accountant with over 20 years of experience in London, formerly UK CEO of a global boutique consulting firm, FD at London Business School, and management consulting leader at Accenture and KPMG. Alongside running the SaaS business he founded, Greg enjoys working as a freelance virtual CFO, assisting interesting and varied clients in solving challenging strategic problems.
Greg is now available for hire

Career Highlights

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Expertise

Employment

  • Founder | CEO

    2020 - PRESENT
    Boxlist
    • Founded a SaaS B2C entertainment discovery platform sitting on a unique and complex data and AI/ML base developed from the ground up by the firm.
    • Assembled and led a talented international virtual team across four countries to build and maintain the business.
    • Developed the strategy, plan, materials, and pitch deck for a fundraising exercise to raise funds for the business.
    Focus areas: Startups, Fundraising, Seed Fundraising, SaaS, Market Research, Go-to-market Plans, Go-to-market Strategy, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Startup Funding, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Strategy, Financing, Angel/Seed Funding, Early-stage Venture Capital, United Kingdom
  • Program Director

    2019 - 2020
    Mars | KPMG
    • Oversaw a large team delivering the integration of the finance function of a significant Mars acquisition—that ran 100s of veterinary clinics across Europe—into Mars Finance.
    • Coordinated the integration of the acquisition's finance operations in over ten countries across Europe.
    • Undertook the board presentations with the Mars senior finance leadership team.
    Focus areas: Post-merger Integration, Business Services, UK GAAP, Reporting, Strategy, Financials, United Kingdom
  • UK CEO

    2017 - 2019
    Cubane Consulting (part of Nous Group)
    • Ran the UK business of a global boutique strategy consulting firm focused on professional services in higher education. Centered around the delivery of the UniForum program—a strategic insights program working with 50 universities across the world.
    • Held annual conferences and university briefings of up to 80, supported by long-term underlying relationships with Russell Group VCs and registrars.
    • Won retender with 18 out of 24 Russell Group universities.
    Focus areas: Consulting, Operations, Benchmarking, Conference & Event Production, Business Strategy, Management, Planning, Financial Analysis, Startup Consulting, Board Presentations, Profitability Analysis, Pitch Deck Consultant, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Market Studies, Entrepreneurship, Management Consulting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Pitch Decks, Startups, Market Research, Go-to-market Plans, Go-to-market Strategy, Business Planning, B2B, Profit & Loss (P&L), Business Services, Reporting, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Strategy, Angel/Seed Funding, Xero, Xero Accounting, United Kingdom, Education Technology (Edtech)
  • Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

    2013 - 2017
    London Business School
    • Owned a ten-year integrated view of the School’s strategic plan and long-term cash flow covering expansion, fundraising, revenue growth, and technology; led a team of more than 15.
    • Oversaw a successful £75,000,000 funding exercise to support expansion.
    • Sat on the London Business School's management, finance, and investment committees.
    Focus areas: Finance Strategy, Business Partnering, Budgeting, Planning, Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Fundraising, Finance Director, Finance, Accounting, CFO Agenda, Management, Fractional CFO, Comparable Company Analysis, Virtual CFO, Interim CFO, Revenue Modeling, Business Models, Board Presentations, Research, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Chartered Accountant (CA), Financial Writer, Profitability Analysis, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Revenue & Expense Projections, Three-statement Modeling, Business Plan Consulting, Go-to-market Plans, Go-to-market Strategy, Profit & Loss (P&L), Business Services, CFO, Reporting, Strategy, Financing, Bookkeeping, Financials, Chart of Accounts, Consolidation, Investment Portfolio Management, Wealth Management, Real Estate, Bonds, Equity Markets, Alternative Investments, Investment Ideas, Residential Real Estate, Portfolio Management, United Kingdom, Edtech, Education Technology (Edtech)
  • Management Consultant | Director

    2004 - 2013
    Accenture Strategy | KPMG Consulting
    • Assisted in defining and transforming finance strategy for over ten multinationals in the media, oil and gas, and technology industries.
    • Helped major multinational oil and gas companies redefine the global business services operating model, enabling a 15% reduction in labor costs.
    • Collaborated with a global music company to implement a new enterprise reporting platform and the accompanying process transformation in London and Tokyo.
    Focus areas: CFO Agenda, Strategy, Operating Model Design, Finance Strategy, Business Partnering, Comparable Company Analysis, Planning, Financial Analysis, Startup Consulting, Business Models, Board Presentations, Research, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Chartered Accountant (CA), Financial Writer, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Market Studies, Management Consulting, Pitch Decks, Business Plan Consulting, Business Planning, IT Services, IT Consulting, B2B, Business Services, UK GAAP, CFO, Reporting, Bookkeeping, Financials, Chart of Accounts, Consolidation, International Finance, Financial Consolidation, Enterprise Software, United Kingdom
  • Auditor

    2000 - 2003
    KPMG Audit
    • Qualified as a chartered accountant while doing on-the-job training as an auditor.
    • Managed audit assignments at various UK telecoms and media organizations.
    • Collaborated with blue-chip clients and finance directors on a daily basis.
    Focus areas: Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Auditing, Finance, Comparable Company Analysis, Financial Analysis, Chartered Accountant (CA), Financial Writer, Profitability Analysis, Three-statement Modeling, Profit & Loss (P&L), Business Services, UK GAAP, CFO, Reporting, Strategy, Bookkeeping, Financials, Chart of Accounts, Consolidation, International Finance, Financial Consolidation, United Kingdom

Education

  • Master of Arts (Oxon) Degree in Economics and Management
    1997 - 2000
    Pembroke College of the University of Oxford - Oxford, UK

Certifications

  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
    SEPTEMBER 2003 - PRESENT
    Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

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