Co-Founder at Zudeco - Business Consulting
VIC - Melbourne Metro
Specialties
Management
Accountant
Strategy
Commercial Manager
Business Analyst
Finance Manager
Project Accountant
External Auditor

Highly capable, motivated finance leader with over 20yrs of international experience. Game changing team player.

Summary

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Career

PageUp - Group Financial Controller
IT Services, Software & Hardware - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Management
Accountant
Strategy
Commercial Manager
Responsibilities
  • Managed the group's finance function across Australia, Singapore, U.S. and UK. This included all commercial and back office support. Supported the business in achieving: significant double digit revenue growth; gross and operating margin improvement; and positive cash flow.
Officeworks - Commercial Manager
Retail & Wholesale - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Management
Business Analyst
Strategy
Responsibilities
  • Partnering with the B2B National Sales Manager, grew sales and profitability in both online and in store. Provided strategic direction and insight around go to market offer, customer profitability and cost to serve.
Staples, Inc. - Senior Manager International Operations
Retail & Wholesale - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
United States
Specialties
Finance Manager
Business Analyst
Project Accountant
Responsibilities
  • International controller -Europe, Australia, Emerging Markets Forecasts/Budgets, P&Ls, BS International project
Achievements
  • Interim Finance Director for Dutch business Emerging Market oversight Australia buy out European restruct.
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Grant Thornton - Senior Manager
Professional Services & Others - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
Australia
Specialties
External Auditor
Accountant
Responsibilities
  • Boston Office: - IFRS champion - Practice Leader assistant - Food & Beverage industry head External audit
Achievements
  • CPA - USA qualification Memeber of Grant Thornton "High Five" Club - top ranked employees
HLB Mann Judd - Senior Manager
Professional Services & Others - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
VIC, Australia
Specialties
External Auditor
Accountant
Responsibilities
  • General audit services Due diligence & Financial Modelling for business plans and valuations
Achievements
  • Short term due diligence assignment in Tehran, Iran Short term work assignment in L.A., US for a public listed co.
Alexander & Spencer - Manager
Professional Services & Others - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
VIC, Australia
Specialties
External Auditor
Responsibilities
  • General external audit duties and corporate finance/due diligence
Achievements
  • Grew revenues of external audit division by 50%
C.W. Stirling & Co. - Manager
Professional Services & Others - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
VIC, Australia
Specialties
External Auditor
Responsibilities
  • General External Audit duties
Achievements
  • Promoted to Manager
Victorian Auditor General's Office - Supervisor
Professional Services & Others - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
VIC, Australia
Specialties
External Auditor
Responsibilities
  • General External Audit duties
Achievements
  • Qualified CPA (Australia)

Education and Qualifications

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Year Qualifications Level Institution
2008 Certified Public Accountant Other CPA - USA Yes
1999 Certified Practising Accountant Other CPA - Australia Yes
1994 Bachelor of Business (Accounting), major in banking and finance Bachelor Degree Victorian University Yes

Achievements and Awards

Former Board Member & Treasurer of Open Family Australia Chairman's Award - Staples, Inc CPA - Australia CPA - USA American Institute of Public Accountants .