Strategic Advisor 1:

An FCA qualified senior finance/business professional with expertise across leadership, change management, financial systems, strategic thinking and business/financial improvement. With extensive project finance management experience, they played a key role in implementing new systems while also developing Business Intelligence (BI) Reporting to help organisations decentralise their reporting framework and empowering their internal customers to obtain direct access to their own real-time financial/business reports. Not only does this empower them to make better financial and business decisions, but they are also able to do so efficiently, effectively and in a timely and controlled manner.  

This advisor can provide strategic support to align your organisation’s 4 Pillars or PPPS Framework around:  

  • People (team/unit/department/division structures) 
  • Policies (financial and general business) 
  • Processes (financial and business procedures) 
  • Systems (financial and other business systems) 

 Key Qualifications/Skills/Experience: 

  • 25 years’ experience in business and financial management across a range of industries including Non-Profit, For Purpose, Infrastructure, State and Local Government, Banking and Public Accounting 
  • Held numerous senior finance/business executive roles both in Australia and Overseas in the United Kingdom 
  • NDIS, Aged Care, Retirement Living specialist 
  • Master of Business Administration 
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant 
  • Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)  
  • Post Graduate Diploma, Australian Institute of Company Directors 
  • Current Board Director for Non-Profit organisations 
  • Non-Profit Advisory Committee Member for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand 
  • Experienced Coach, Trainer, Mentor for large Non-Profit Organisations and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand 
  • University Lecturer in New Venture Business Planning, Corporate Governance & Accountability, Logistics Accounting & Budgets (Qld University of Technology, Griffith University, Central Qld University) 
  • Implemented numerous Tier 1, 2 and 3 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems including SAP, Oracle, Technology One, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Power BI 
  • Lean Six Sigma business improvement 
  • Highly developed communication skills which enable him to advise and influence management and board behaviour 
  • Specialist in business and financial transformational management and in building/developing high performing teams in challenging Non-Profit environments 
  • Passion for developing innovative and creative solutions to Management Reporting, Budgeting and Board Reporting challenges in the Non-Profit sector 

Awards: 

  • Employee Recognition and Reward winner for high performance – 2 notable organisations 
  • Employee Excellence Awards for high performance – 1 Local Council  
  • Awarded university MBA Scholarship through QUT 
  • Received MBA award for Academic Excellence for achieving a GPA of 6.3 (Top 4%) 

If you would like to arrange a time to meet with your preferred Strategic Advisors, please feel free to contact our offices on 07 3135 9780 or email Steven at [email protected]