What is Interim Management?
Chartered Accountant Interim Managers, CAIM, is a co-operative network of independent Chartered Accountants.
Each member is an independent operator, yet all cooperate and pool expertise under the brand name of CAIM.
Interim managers fill a temporary management gap or take on projects for clients.
Where does CAIM Fit in the Market?
CAIM fills the gap between big name management consultancies and smaller practicing firms.
The projects and programs fall under the one of six categories. Restructuring and Turnaround, Financial Transformation, Governance Risk & Compliance, Mentoring and Support, Financial Control, and Interim General Management / CEO’s.
Project, Scale, and Scope
Business and organisations have skills and resources gaps halting projects before they get off the ground. Expert from CAIM have the skill sets to finish projects.
Most projects are high level and require integration with the client’s management team and Board of Directors. Experts from CAIM spearhead initiatives and lead projects to conclusion.
Expert from CAIM are on contract with clients.
The scale and scope of project vary. Contracts are measured and remunerated on deliverables. The projects range from high intensity short duration to lower intensity but longer duration.
Benefits of Membership
As a member, you access a larger network of clients and colleagues.
The group meets on the third Thursday of each month (except July and August) in order to introduce new members, provide first contact networking opportunities for members, deliver training for new and existing members on the specific skills required to deliver a quality interim manager service many of which are not relevant to permanent employees.
All members seek work on their own behalf but refer any that they don’t have the experience or the availability to deliver to other suitable members in the group, thereby increasing the groups ability to meet client needs via the groups network.