I am an experienced IT professional with a Finance background , the past 12 years leading the Deutsche Bank (Australia and New Zealand) IT group on all Financial matters, prior to this 20+ years in IT Data Centre Operations and Support functions, working across large teams of local and offshore IT professionals.
With solid background in IT Management, Asset and Facilities Management, Incident and Change Management and Business Continuity, as well as managing vendors and outsourced services, I use my skills and knowledge as a member of the Management Team across complex environments and multiple stakeholders at every business level to improve Technology processes and the view of the department as a business partner.
I have an in depth knowledge of Financial Reporting, Budgeting and Cost Forecasting, Business Charge Analytics and Cost Control. With very strong knowledge of the Financial drivers and trends used in budget preparations and the analytical ability to manage all related cost and charge processes, as well as proposing changes to improve processes.
My objective is to understand the Operational and Financial models, considerations and priorities of the department in relation to the overall business strategy of a company, in line with priorities and challenges, then apply that knowledge to processes, budgets and value add propositions.
My passion lies in the ability to liaise with business representatives at all levels to manage, report and analyse costs and cost recovery, working in partnership with other facets of the organisation to improve its ability to make strong financial decisions on spend and financial position.