Get to know OneAdvent

Asher Smith

Head of Finance

Time at OneAdvent

4 years

Responsible for

All the financial modelling, strategic planning, performance monitoring and risk analysis. I also manage the preparation of internal board and management reporting and ensure the company’s financial practices are in line with statutory regulations. I handle all areas of financial compliance and am responsible for ensuring that all of the company’s financial controls are robust and fit for purpose.

What's the best thing about your job?

The challenges and variety that each day brings.

What makes OneAdvent different?

The culture and values of the team personify unity.

Summarise your career history...

I joined the OneAdvent team from a global commodity trading organisation, where I headed up the finance team. I was responsible for all financial settlement of the company’s London-based office, scaling up and transforming its financial position and creating financial models and systems. Prior to this, I served as EMEA financial controller for a global management consultancy for several years.

How do you spend your spare time?

I am a huge motorcycle enthusiast. There’s nothing I love more than scenic road trips on my motorbike or speeding around Brands Hatch on a track day.