Alison began her career working with corporate accountancy in Hong Kong. After several years in Asia, she returned to the UK where she applied her accountancy expertise to various industries including residential development, telecommunications, and high-tech. She is adept at learning and developing new accounting technologies and leveraging them towards greater financial efficiency. Having been raised in a family of successful entrepreneurs, Alison brings an extraordinary work ethic and innate organisational talent to the Hallmark team.
Drive for Quality
At the core of Alison’s high quality work is her ability to see how accounting relates to the overall success of Hallmark and its clients.
This holistic view inspires her to delve into complex tasks in pursuit of greater efficiency and sustainability for Hallmark’s workflows. Beyond managing the ever-growing trail of numbers, Alison actively promotes a high-level of transparency and communication in Hallmark’s operations. Internally, this enables the team to achieve smoother, more precise financial management. Externally, clients benefit from timely reports that are notably clear and easy to understand.
Well organised accounting enables speed and accuracy in financial operations.
Whether she is unraveling a money trail, setting a more efficient payment processing schedule, or evolving the layout for reports, Alison’s organisational abilities strengthen Hallmark’s underlying financial capabilities. In addition, her experience handling complex corporate accounts benefits Hallmark’s culture for teamwork as Alison regularly delivers vital financial data to the asset management team. Most importantly, Alison’s reliability for speed and organisation means she dependably meets and beats accounting deadlines.
Alison thrives on deadlines and an ongoing sense of time pressure.
In her first year with Hallmark, Alison completed the group’s year-end accounting procedures an entire fiscal quarter ahead of schedule. She is driven to innovate smarter prioritisation schemes and workflows that ensure reliability for Hallmark and its clients. Alison’s ability to keep Hallmark ahead of the game aligns perfectly with the company’s philosophy of combining enterprise-grade professionalism with the advantage of a focused boutique operation.
Alison finds that her role at Hallmark is ideal for her skill set and personality. In facing complex, fast-paced projects while multi-tasking dozens of accounts, Alison feels a sense of growth and value, developing and improving processes and systems.