Chief Financial Officer
NSW - Sydney Metro
Specialties
Finance Manager
Manager
Management
Accountant
Management Accountant
Partner

Experienced Financial Executive

Career

Adrian Bott Racing Pty Ltd - Chief Financial Officer
Banking & Financial Services - Accounting, Finance, Banking & Insurance
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Finance Manager
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Co-led the process to list the company on the ASX to raise the investment capital needed to clear debt and increased the company's working capital.
  • Developed a forensically audited financial forecasting model for the company's prospectus which provided a robust basis for investor analysis.
  • Helped establish the company's management reporting system to enable the company to present its financial statements in a clear and concise summary format that could be easily understood by the Board.
  • Preparation of monthly CFO report, Board Papers, Strategic Plans and Budgets.
  • Work closely with Senior Management in reviewing operations and working on efficiency initiatives.
  • Managing the company's insurances, treasury, superannuation, fleet and leasing portfolio.
  • Manage the Group's total IT portfolio. ;
  • Assist the Company Secretary with various tasks to comply with various regulatory authorities. ;
  • Identify and drive process improvement. ;
  • Involved in the acquisition and integration processes of multiple companies that were acquired during this and last financial year.
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Ainsworth Game Technology - Senior Management Accountant
Australia
Specialties
Management
Accountant
Management Accountant
Responsibilities
  • Introduced structured finance techniques and financial facilities to enable the company to secure a multi-option debt facility to pursue its expansion objectives.
  • Negotiated and liaised with retail and investment banks regarding funding facilities and the repayment of debt through a capital raising which cleared the company's debts and strengthened the balance sheet.
  • Prepared strategic, business, marketing and financial plans, investor presentations, revenue analyses, expense forecasts, break even analyses
  • Enhanced and maintained the company's operational risk management framework, policies and procedures that led to a more flexible and robust framework and facilitated project approval for senior managers.
  • Co-led the implementation of an upgraded and more robust financial and business system that enabled the production of user friendly and more accurate reports within shorter time frames.
  • Analysed the actual cost of a gaming machine to improve the accuracy of the company's product pricing and achieve targeted margins.
  • Presented the Capital Management Program to the Board which demonstrated that additional external funding would not by necessary to enable the business to achieve its long term growth objectives.
  • Undertook a cost-benefit analysis of the company's leasing portfolio which led to a reduction in the cost of some leasing agreements.
  • Costed and priced various products under development to determine the likely profitability of new products to be introduced into various international markets and as part of the company's submission for government R&D funds. Costed various products, promotions and other marketing campaigns and recommended the most effective approach to maximise their return on investment.
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Regal 898 - Managing Partner
Australia
Specialties
Partner
Responsibilities
  • Raised several million dollars on behalf of a telecommunications and information technology company and a cosmetics company by sourcing an equity fund partner.
  • Prepared the investment documents and negotiated the sale of a $40m a year IT company to an ASX listed IT&T company.
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Fanari Investments - Director of Finance
Greece
Specialties
Director
Responsibilities
  • Established business alliances and relationships with Australian private investment firms and Greek government agencies.
  • Sourced venture capital funds in the context of cultural differences and differences in business practices.
  • Established a sophisticated hybrid finance package to achieve a lower interest rate and a blend between equity and debt to strengthen the balance sheet.
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St George Bank - Senior Manager - Capital Markets Securitisation
Australia
Specialties
Senior Manager
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Grew the business by 75% and contributed 70% of the department's fee income by providing fee structures that encouraged ongoing income streams.
  • Within tight deadlines, executed mandates of more than $250m through commercial mortgage backed securities.
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Commonwealth Bank - Manager - Group Funding
Australia
Specialties
Manager
Colonial State Bank - Treasury Manager - Wholesale Funding
Australia
Specialties
Manager
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Colonial State Bank - Management Accountant - Treasury
Australia
Specialties
Management
Accountant
Management Accountant
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J & A Kostandas - General Manager
Australia
Specialties
General
Manager

Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
- Diploma - Financial Services Diploma Australian Institute of Company Directors No
- Other Australian Society of CPAs No
- Certificate - Financial Services Certificate National Financial Institute No
- Bachelor of Business - Accounting & Law Other University of Western Sydney No
- CPA Other Australian Society of CPAs No

Achievements Summary

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IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Advanced)
  • Excel (Advanced)
  • Power Point (Advanced)
  • Access (Basic)
  • Visio (Advanced)

System Skills

  • SAP (Basic)
  • Cognos (Intermediate)
  • MYOB (Advanced)
  • TM1 (Advanced)
  • Pronto (Advanced)