CPA qualified this candidate's finance and commercial leadership is complemented by extensive experience in financial planning and analysis, whereby invaluable financial reporting, analysis and interpretation skills have been demonstrated.
They have a consistent track record of contributing to business growth and performance improvement, as well as building and maintaining positive work environments and high-performance teams.
Specialist commercial accounting skills, with demonstrated expertise in turning around non-profitable businesses into cash-positive enterprises
Experienced in advising on change management strategies/projects, from a finance point of view; e.g. advised on procurement, freight and supply chain matters concerning reallocation of functions to different business areas.
Skilled in business and financial analysis as well as financial planning, including specialist expertise in management reporting, auditing, financial modelling, budget management, due diligence and process improvement
High level of business and commercial acumen with demonstrated ability to overcome business challenges using initiative, logic and forward-thinking, problem-solving capabilities
Exemplary planning, organisational and problem-solving skills, with illustrated ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and competing deadlines
Demonstrated ability to make prompt, effective and well-informed decisions, using experience, commercial awareness and financial analysis skills
Exceptional stakeholder engagement and management skills with proven ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels (e.g. customers and suppliers)
Key Recent Achievements:
Produced an annual cost saving of $7.7m in overhead costs as a result of outsourcing scheduling work overseas ($2.2m). This included saving on external spending by $3.1m from procurement excellence and $1.1m from freight recovery, etc.
Secured $400m funding for the business.
Provided effective financial leadership with respect to anti-dumping cases that were successfully lobbied with the government, resulting in imposing a 2.75% dumping duty on foreign manufacturers.