Gartner Expert

Permjeet Gale

Sr Director Analyst

Focus on financial accounting technology to deliver greater strategic value, with a specialty in the Controllership function. Ability to assist across the accounting function, however, mainly look after the record to report process (R2R) and financial close and consolidation. With my practical experience, I can also assist with Mergers & Acquisition.

Previous experience

For Circularity First Ltd, working in close collaboration with the Founder and CEO on formalising the structure of the entire business.

Member of the core Senior leadership team and the Board of Directors, and liaise with Heads of Departments and their teams

Led and oversaw the design, reshaping, process restructure and development of a new global Finance Team.

Oversaw group restructuring of 9 trading companies in USA, UK, Denmark, Singapore, Ireland and Hong Kong.

Responsible for creating and setting up new trading entity in the UK and led the process of a new company acquisition.

Led cross-functional projects; Think first programme, System implementations/improvements – CRM and Process

improvement projects.

Responsible for the overall leadership, development and management of the Finance team and objectives.

For the group, accountable for Company Secretarial duties, regulatory reporting requirements in UK, USA and Denmark.

Oversaw Treasury, Insurance, Payroll, pensions, VAT and related taxes, including new providers and PAYE scheme in UK

Carrying out Statutory returns in USA, UK, Denmark and Singapore

Chaired Anti-Bribery and Corruption committee.

Created and implemented policies; including but not limited to Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering

*Responsible for management accounts and full statutory reporting including disclosures for entities and Group.

*Responsible for Group Consolidation

Professional background

Circularity First Ltd

Finance Director

Adare SEC

Head of Operational Finance

William Jackson Food Group

Financial Controller

Areas of coverage

Digital Technology in Finance

Finance Organization Transformation

Accounting and Transactional Finance Processes


Chartered Accountant as a Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Accounting Technology

2Controllership Organizational Design/Structure

3Close and Consolidation

4Finance Process Record to Report (R2R)

5Mergers and Acquisitions