About me


Derek Taylor

I am a qualified accountant and Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)

I have held a finance roles in a variety of organisations and industry sectors and can demonstrate a wide range of competencies including my professionalism, passion, focus and enthusiasm.

My career has been consistent since graduation and have been involved in a number of high profile roles in industries including:

  • Healthcare
  • Telecommunications
  • Media
  • Financial Services
  • Charity

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I have experienced a wide ranging career with a track record or effective management of revenue and costs.

I have managed budgets over a wide range from £200m annual costs to £5m environments to budgets of £1,000 where every penny counts in my role of treasurer with the West of Scotland branch of Ataxia UK

If you have a moment, please click on the below link to the Ataxia UK website where you can find out more on this charity which receives no funding from Government or NHS sources but relies on donations to do a great job in offering support to those effected by this rare neurological condition and work on continued research.


Throughout my career, I have used a number of IT applications ranging from Enterprise Resource Planning systems including:

  • Sage
  • SAP
  • Sun

to Standardised applications such as:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Powerpoint


My LinkedIn profile can be seen below