Rebecca established Dow Schofield Watts Business Planning in 2010 (formerly named JL Advisory) and is a Chartered Accountant with a degree in Accounting and Finance from Lancaster University.
Prior to Dow Schofield Watts Rebecca was an Associate Director in the Infrastructure Advisory team of Ernst and Young (EY) and prior to that was a Manager in the audit team at Deloitte.
Whilst at EY Rebecca specialised in developing and running large and complex financial models to demonstrate the long-term viability of projects and accurately predict equity returns and bank covenants.
Rebecca has strong skills in financial modelling and preparing budgetary forecasts and business plans. More recently she has developed financial forecast models for several clients across a variety of sectors including digital/renewable energy assets, IT software and aviation. Rebecca also provides ongoing financial advisory and modelling support to a number of clients.
Since joining Dow Schofield Watts Rebecca has advised the following clients:
Manchester Airport Group on the development of a financial model in relation to the Airport City Deal;
Silentnight Group in the development and ongoing support of an integrated P&L, cashflow and balance sheet model for a rolling 3 year forecast;
Provide ongoing resource support to the transactions team within Calvin Capital, providing financial models and financial data in support of their bidding activities; and
Ongoing resource support to Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council mainly in relation to the operational review and affordability analysis of their existing PFI schemes.