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Firefly Finance Solutions

FTSE 100 calibre finance for ambitious SMEs

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About Firefly

Firefly Finance Solutions exists to provide ambitious SMEs with an affordable, first-class finance function.

Through its four service lines, Firefly’s experienced FD provides outsourced, end-to-end finance support including efficient processing, accurate and on time accounting and insightful management information, resulting in quality business intelligence and improved decision making.


Many ambitious, fast-growing SMEs have the need for senior, experienced commercial support but are not yet at the stage where they can sustain a highly paid in house finance team. Firefly Finance Solutions provides an experienced, FTSE 100 calibre FD who can help to bring efficiencies to existing processes, implement new technologies, develop team members, support transformation programmes or focus on analysis and the development of insightful management information to assist the strategy of a business.


Firefly’s services are perfectly tailored for a growing SME, combining focused senior level expertise with the flexibility and affordability that cannot be achieved through traditional accountancy firms.

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Your new finance director

John Tennant BSc (Hons), ACMA, CGMA

Finance & Commercial Director with over 16 years experience in global FTSE 100, Nikkei 225 listed and Venture Capital backed businesses. Proven track record of delivering large scale finance and operational transformation projects across the UK, Europe and Asia. A key member of the senior team responsible for delivering the largest LSE IPO of 2015 with Worldpay and the youngest UK board member in the history of NSG Pilkington.  Before establishing Firefly Finance Solutions, John worked closely with KPMG and Deloitte deal advisory teams on a number of restructuring projects across the UK.

Our services, your finance function

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We look after all of your finance processing needs.

From payroll to supplier payments through to credit control.  Our efficient cloud based platforms harness the latest technology maximising efficiency and improving accuracy saving you time and money.


We look after all of your accounting and company secretarial needs.

From annual statutory accounts production to VAT and corporation tax return submissions through to confirmation statement filings.  We make sure you are compliant across all things HMRC & Companies House.


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We delve further into your business highlighting opportunities and risks.

From monthly management accounts to cash flow forecasting through to detailed customer profitability analysis. We highlight opportunities for growth and flag risks before you even knew they were there.

We provide expert, experienced, face to face support to help you grow.

Regular, focused reviews with your own dedicated FD drawing on a wealth of experience across large listed, venture capital backed and small businesses help you to drive your business forward and achieve its goals.

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Valued Clients

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“John joined my team at Pulse and quickly became a valued and trusted member of the management board at a very difficult time. He hit the ground running and very quickly became a key player in developing and delivering the ‘turnaround plan’ to potential VC and trade investors. Where John set himself apart was his ability to understand and challenge the business within a very short period of time developing robust financial models and successfully communicating them to senior figures within the business and potential external investors.”

Robert Horvath-Jones – Independent Chairman, Patrick Parsons 

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