Our team

We believe in working collaboratively to help you succeed.

We are a small firm of commercial financial accountants and advisors offering CFO and FD services for SMEs, growing businesses and high-growth start-ups.

We believe in working collaboratively to help you succeed and achieve your business objectives.

Each of us brings a different perspective with our own experience, knowledge and insight to create an outsourced CFO and FD service to support your business at any stage.

Matt Topham

(FCCA) Director

Matt is a practical finance director with a track record working with pre-revenue startups, high-growth technology and consultancy companies. 

By focusing on people and process, Matt provides a mentoring approach to management support and team development. He helps companies define and agree on clear objectives, helping them to move through times of disorientation and indecision. This is reinforced by his implementation of new operational processes and systems that are measurable and supported company-wide. 

Alice Cirjan

Financial Controller

Alice has experience in statutory accounting, management accounting and financial analysis having worked in practice and in-house before joining Practical CFO.

She is a driven accounting and finance professional. After earning a master’s in Finance & International Business at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, she is now working towards her ACCA in the UK. 

Emma Topham

Accounts Assistant

Emma worked previously in a specialist SME advisory firm before joining Practical CFO.

She supports us and our clients with bookkeeping and financial records and also brings high-level administration and project management skills to the team.

Louise Rayner

Marketing Lead

Louise has over 12 years experience working with different types of businesses to help grow their audiences.

Louise makes sure we’re telling the world about the Practical CFO mission & ensures everything we do is strengthening our brand.

Interested? Get in touch

Contact us to discuss your business needs and how we can help.

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