Business Acquisition
QLD - Brisbane, Moreton & Gold Coast
Specialties
Business Analyst
Associate
Accountant

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Lockyer Valley Airport - Business Acquisition
Real Estate & Property - Real Estate and Property
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Business Analyst
Due Dilligence
Finance Acquirer
Responsibilities
  • Funding Application
  • Acquisition
  • Buy Out strategies
Achievements
  • Deal Brokered successfully
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SV Partners Forensics (Qld) Pty Ltd - Associate
Australia
Specialties
Business Case Development
Business Valuation
Due Dilligence
Expert Witness
Research & Development Tax
Responsibilities
  • Assisted in the preparation of an Expert Witness Report, involving the transfer of $2.7m and opinion as to whether accounting methodology is a valid and accepted practice in asset transfers. ;
  • Independent Forensic Accounting report into claims made by The Department of Innovation that a company engaged in R&D was in non - compliance with The Research & Development Act S 355-25 Core R&D Activities. As a result of report no adverse e finding made by the Department. ;
  • Investigation and economic loss calculation of insured events ;
  • Forensic Investigation using Data Mining to identify suspect transactions in a complex institution Fraud Investigation, quantum of loss and brief of evidence against employee of a subsidiary of listed US Corporation. ;
  • Investigation into functionality of accounts receivable module and development of a Business Case for a proposed solution ;
  • Valued numerous businesses and entities for both commercial and family law property settlement purposes
- - Associate
Australia
Specialties
Associate
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Robert Staines & Associates - Corporate Services Accountant, Research & Development Taxation Specialist
Australia
Specialties
Accountant
The University of Queensland - Forensic Accountant
Australia
Specialties
Accountant
Responsibilities
  • Investigated restricted funding carry forward balances using Business Intelligence techniques to identify unusual and inappropriate transactions, funding sources and expenditure patterns. ;
  • Discovered transactions valued at over 100K that required reimbursement to the faculty using SQL and COGNOS cubes to manipulate large data sets from disparate Management Information systems ;
  • Prepared and presented complex reports to management including risk mitigation recommendations. ;
The University of Queensland - Senior Business Analyst
Australia
Specialties
Business Analyst
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- - full-time senior accounting
Australia
Responsibilities
  • Accomplished, adaptable and results driven, working professional contracts * Prior experience in full-time senior accounting and leadership / management roles.
  • Industry knowledge includes Mining, Transport and Logistics, Government and Government Authorities, the Arts, Tertiary Education and Health Care. ;
  • High performance individual with exemplary interpersonal skills and commercial acumen. ;
The University of Queensland - UQ Senior Business Analyst
Australia
Specialties
Business Analyst
Responsibilities
  • Autonomous management of this standalone project requiring high level analytical, project management, consultative communication and problem solving skills to deliver to deadline. ;
  • Conducted research including extensive internal stakeholder consultation / needs analysis and data analysis to develop technical and operational requirements for a new banking system. ;
  • Conducted user group mapping of with key stakeholders under potential new banking technologies and system interfaces. ;
  • Produced tender documents specifying system and interface requirements using Prince2 project management methodology which resulted in a new service provider being appointed and banking costs reduced by $3M per annum. ;
Department of Transport and Main Roads - Corporate Accountant
Australia
Specialties
Accountant
Responsibilities
  • Contracted for end-of-year financial reporting, I used SAP and Excel to produce end-of-year statutory accounts, financial statements and notes. ;
  • Conducted complex variance analysis with detailed narrative explanation for high volume transactions. ;
Queensland Motorways Limited - Business Analyst
Australia
Specialties
Business Analyst
Responsibilities
  • Demonstrated net benefit of SAP upgrade returning system functionality and saving $4 million in administration fees by developing a complex business case recommending a major software upgrade to the QML tolling system. ;
  • Used Six Sigma process improvement methods to map process for change of Business rules. ;
  • Conducted situational and environmental analysis of functionality, evaluated solutions and made recommendations. ;
  • Stakeholder consultation with internationally based external SAP technical specialists. ;
Translink Transit Authority - Financial Analyst
Australia
Responsibilities
  • Provided advice to manage a budget of over $450 million dollars across 15 private transport operators. ;
  • Contributed economic modelling and financial expertise to a strategy document assessing the viability of 4G technology for improving competition and efficiencies within the Translink operator network demonstrating a net economic benefit of $23 million dollars. ;
  • Analysed financials of private transport contractors using various financial models to ensure liquidity, net assets and profitability were maintained within contracted outcomes. ;
AJ Raptis & Sons - Corporate Accountant
Australia
Specialties
Accountant
Responsibilities
  • Completed Statutory Financial Statements and completed files in time for the audit process. ;
  • Internal audit of work papers prior to submission to KPMG. ;
Quantum Storage Technologies - Forensic Accountant
Australia
Specialties
Accountant
Responsibilities
  • Recreated accounting records to recast financial statements. ;
  • Analysed recast financial statements to gather evidence of financial defalcation. ;
  • Prepared brief of evidence. ;
United Group Resources - Mining Contract Administrator
Australia
Specialties
Administrator
Responsibilities
  • Addressed immediate threats to successfully retain a contract worth $20 million dollars. Participated in contract reviews and negotiations; and UGR was re-contracted successfully. ;
  • Identified and implemented recovery of more than $250,000 in overlooked contract charges. ;
  • Forensically examined Management Information Systems following troubled SAP implementation, pinpointing strategic priorities to resurrect day-to-day financial functionality. ;
  • Business Process Mapping of integrated billings module in SAP from UGR to Rio Tinto. ;
  • Created interim reporting structures that restored accurate financial visibility to management. ;
Brisbane City Council - Senior Financial Accountant
Australia
Specialties
Accountant
Financial Accountant
Responsibilities
  • Linked with operational accountants from across the business units to prepare Monthly Financial Reports to deadlines. ;
  • Led complex data manipulation to analyse variances; developed strategies to achieve forecast. ;
British Standards International - National Finance Manager
Australia
Specialties
Finance Manager
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Established financial frameworks and systems, implemented accrual accounting and ensured effective integration of systems with Parent Company operations and its COGNOS operating system. ;
  • Delivered high levels of accounting information as per the Group timetable and quality analysis of variances between actual/forecast/budget performances. ;
Queensland Performing Arts Trust - Financial Accountant
Australia
Specialties
Accountant
Financial Accountant
Responsibilities
  • Led Finance team to manage complex financial reporting for various production contracts including monthly accounts, quarterly stakeholder reports and Annual Statutory Financial Statements ;
  • Identified and resolved cash reconciliation practice issues with newly installed EFTPOS system. ;
  • Entrusted with treasury of $200K per weekend in cash takings. ;
Silcar Communication - Finance & Administration Manager
Australia
Specialties
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Credited with leading financial operations of this $130M Thiess/ Siemens joint venture during a complex and turbulent period of transition to new accounting and contract administration systems. Ensured reporting and statutory compliance requirements were met and daily functionality retained in Brisbane resulting in a smooth process of centralisation to Melbourne office. ;
Australian Panel Tanks - National Finance Manager
Australia
Specialties
Finance Manager
Manager
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Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
2015 Other University of Wollongong No
2014 Master of Forensic Accounting Master's Degree University of Wollongong No
1991 Master of Business Administration Other Monash University No
1990 Other Unknown No
1980 Bachelor of Business - Accounting Other RMIT University No

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Excel (Advanced)