Mrs Buckét names new head of finance

Written by: Facilitate Team
Published on: 8 Aug 2022

Jon blakemore [square]Cardiff-based commercial cleaning company Mrs Buckét has appointed Jon Blakemore to its senior management team as its new head of finance as it continues its rapid growth within the cleaning and FM industry.

Blakemore, a Swansea-based chartered accountant with over 30 years’ experience, has worked for diverse organisations, including FTSE 100 companies, US corporations, and both international and UK-based privately owned businesses.

In his new role, he will be responsible for the strategic direction of the company, driving commercial results, assessing income streams and costs, and delivering on P&L, cash flow and KPI objectives.

As well as managing and developing the finance team and carrying out finance and data analysis, he is also tasked with forecasting and modelling the financial requirements to meet the strategic intent of the business.

CEO Rachael Flanagan said: “To have someone with Jon’s level of financial acumen and experience join the team is testament to the way the business is headed. We have ambitious growth plans over the coming years and adding someone of Jon’s calibre to our senior management team is central to our long-term strategy.”

Blakemore added: “Part of Mrs Buckét’s appeal is that it is a fast-growing, ambitious organisation. It is so exciting to see such a forward-thinking company working hard to make tangible changes in their industry.”

Image credit: Mrs Buckét