As Financial Controller for Hutchinson Networks, Kirsty Maxwell directs the organisation’s internal finance team.
Kirsty is responsible for monitoring the flows of capital both inside and outside the organisation; liaising closely with managers from all operational and support teams to ensure that finance is controlled according to the business needs while also working with the business units to ensure they receive accurate and useful information allowing informed decisions to be made.
Her previous appointments include Group Financial Controller for independent renewable energy consultants Natural Power. This post saw her oversee the design and implementation of the financial areas of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the creation and delivery of financial operating instructions, and the subsequent training of finance staff both in the UK overseas. Kirsty oversaw/produced monthly management accounts, statutory accounts, and annual budgets for the Group companies. She also mentored the company’s part qualified UK accountants.
Kirsty has enjoyed sailing for many years, one of the highlights being the Hawaii to Hong Kong leg of a Clipper Round the World Race.