project management

  • IMPROVE YOUR FINANCE FUNCTION

    Improving financial performance
    We assist you to improve your finance function from troubleshooting, leading improvement projects, setting up shared services and advising on whether to outsource, insource or co-source your businesses financial processes and systems.  The Grey Hair Consulting team can help you setup and run the financial aspects of your business in a way that works for you and your team and when needed we can provide interim management or directorship expertise.

    Finance is a critical support function in any business that is serious about making money.

    Our services include:

    Preparing the Business Case: Grey Hair Consulting can help you prepare your business case for that very important capital injection, whether it be to 'run the business' or 'grow the business'.

    Financial Management: Grey Hair Consulting can help you set up, or improve, your finance function.  We help you to improve your finance processes and optimise your finance structures. We can also help you reduce the time it takes you take to close your books, particularly if you are reporting to a holding company located outside of South Africa.

    Legislative Compliance: Grey Hair Consulting can help you prepare your annual financial statements according to your governance frameworks whether International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), IFRS for Small to Medium Enterprises (SME's), Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) or Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP - until it is phased out later this year). As we do this, we will transfer these critical skills to your finance team.

    Interim Management: Grey Hair Consulting can provide you with various interim management solutions for your finance department and related functions, such as payroll, treasury and cash management.

    Finance Projects: Grey Hair Consulting can help you run various finance projects, particularly if you need to integrate or separate your finance function after a business acquisition or disposal.

    If you need to centralise or decentralise your finance function through centres of excellence, sharing of common services, or decision support in the business or operations, we can help you do that, using our trusted project methodologies.

    Finance & Tax: At Grey Hair Consulting, we offer specialized assistance in the complex and ever-changing field of tax and associated financial matters. Our Associate in this area brings years of specialisation and focus to this vital business area, and will bring significant assistance to your business too!

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  • IT STRATEGY & CONSULTING

    Technology is dramatically changing the fundamentals of business.

    Our services include:

    Business & IT Consulting: Technology is enabling a new reality of what can be achieved, and there is a requirement for "different" thinking to achieve and prosper in this "new economy".  Grey Hair Consulting offers deep industry and technology experience and expertise to successfully devise winning strategies for your business challenges. 

    IT Strategy: We help clients develop and streamline their business strategies to ensure maximum effectiveness, as well as ensuring these strategies align with IT strategies taking into account the King III report on IT governance. We bring both business and IT experience to the table, and apply independent and experienced advice to the organisation’s business strategy.
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    Vendor Management: Having served on both sides of the fence as successful vendors and demanding customers, we are especially qualified to add major value in this area with hands-on experience in negotiating some of the biggest deals conducted in Corporate IT in South Africa.
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    Contract Negotiations: With years of experience of doing contract and vendor negotiations from both sides (supplier and customer) we are uniquely qualified to add substantial value in this area, leading to reduced contract negotiation time (and corresponding cost savings).
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