Known as a collaborative, trusted, and influential leader to members at every level of an organisation while progressing the common cause of advancing both top and bottom-line initiatives within challenging environments.
Happy to explore both contract and permanent opportunities.
A commercially minded and performance-focused individual with 20+ years of experience in finance and commercial capacities who excels in complex problem-solving.
Created and presented Board Terms of Reference, Tax Governance Policy, Risk Management Policy and other related artefacts and frameworks for Board ratification.
Improved standing with ATO on all elements of their Combined Assurance Review.
Developed products to establish the Commercial arm of the Business Development branch, including Pricing Policies, Solution Design Document, Deal Governance Packs, etc.
Automated the Lead to Contract Process for BD sales, including creating a “self-help” hub.
Designed Order Management improvements for a new Oracle ERP Platform.
Identified cost savings of 3% EBITDA per annum for EMEA entities generating average annual revenue of £2.3m GBP.
Key Recent Achievements:
Worked with the Legal and Commercial Teams to negotiate new Dealer agreements.
Introduced the automation process of standard contracts using Adobe Sign.
Ensured smooth financial reporting when IT services channel migrated from SAP to a ConnectWise platform.
Reduced DSO of accounts receivable from 76 to 55 within the COVID climate without write-offs.
Lead and support contract negotiations with current and future customers to ensure mutual viability for both parties.
Developed and lead commercial strategies according to businesses' goals and objectives.
Designed and implemented all necessary bid procedures, governance and process in alignment with statutory obligations.
Managed the commercial function to drive price and contractual position whilst improving companies' value perception to customers.
Built and developed a high-performance team aligned to the core values.
Presented commercial offerings of over $200 Million AUD, assisting the business in achieving its record revenue goal of over $1 Billion AUD
Key Recent Responsibilities:
Management of the Finance, AP, AR, Payroll, Process Improvement, and Systems Accounting teams.
Liaised with regional finance teams on corporate governance, risk, and other monthly reporting items.
Prepared and presented monthly reporting packs to the MD, CFO, FP&A Manager and Regional Finance Representative.
Coordinated with CFO and FP&A Manager to implement loss mitigation strategies during and after the COVID pandemic.
Coordinated and manage responses for internal and external audits.
Management of treasury facility and cash flows.
Completed impairment assessments for COVID-related impacts on the organisation.
Ensure statutory accounts and all tax returns are completed and submitted by the deadline.
Implemented and enforced Delegations of Authority pertaining to multiple business processes (e.g., Contract Signatories, Leasing Contracts, Services Revenue, Finance & Accounting processes, Expenses, etc.).