Chief Financial Officer @ Scott Winton Insurance Brokers
Temporary Finance Role @ The Ezard Group
BA Accounting @
University of Canberra
A highly experienced results driven CFO with a career spanning over 20 years in large global and SMEs. My key skills and strengths are in influencing decision making that will optimize business performance, ability to contribute to strategic planning & commercial objectives and assist with business development. I have a proven track record in stakeholder engagement, management
A highly experienced results driven CFO with a career spanning over 20 years in large global and SMEs. My key skills and strengths are in influencing decision making that will optimize business performance, ability to contribute to strategic planning & commercial objectives and assist with business development. I have a proven track record in stakeholder engagement, management reporting, pricing strategy, budgeting, forecasting, performance tracking, cost management, taxation (local & international), client & supplier contracts, risk management, team leadership & development and driving improvement to systems & processes.
I pride myself in delivering accurate & timely financial reports providing sound financial guidance into strategic and economic business decisions. I have successfully build relationships with cross functional teams ensuring alignment with business strategy. I have a strong work ethic, a can do attitude and high level of integrity.
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer @ Collaborate with the CEO on the direction and management of the business including determining objectives, strategies and monitoring & evaluating performance of the organisation. Oversee management of the asset information system, financial reporting of individual projects, manage & improve business systems & processes, business modelling, budgeting, forecasting, develop policies & procedures, represent in contractual & claims negotiation, oversee compliance obligations. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) Melbourne, AustraliaTemporary Finance Role @ Assist with management reporting and documentation of information flow & finance operating procedures From September 2015 to October 2015 (2 months) Melbourne, AustraliaCFO @ As the CFO I worked closely with the Australia Managing Partner and Asia Regional Head providing in depth analytical support to manage operations profitably & strategically. I had a hands on role in managing the financial, commercial & operational aspects of the business.
Part of my role as CFO was to deal with L.E.K.'s growing business in the Asia Pacific region setting up operations to support the business including putting in place legal entities, set-up & oversee the finance function and oversee statutory compliance in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, China, Thailand and South Korea. From 2001 to April 2015 (14 years) Melbourne, AustraliaFinancial Controller @ Hands on management of all financial and administrative aspects of the business, including management reporting, tax & audit compliance, budgeting, forecasts, resource planning & assignment to projects and staff remuneration. From 1996 to 2000 (4 years) Melbourne, AustraliaAccounting Manager @ Responsible for preparation of financial statements, tax compliance (Federal, State, FBT), staff time & expense management, payroll and maintain fixed assets register. Prepare budgets, cost control, expatriate tax management, implement new accounts software & supervise the duties of accounts assistant From 1990 to 1995 (5 years) Melbourne, AustraliaManagement Accountant @ Co-ordinate preparation of the annual capital expenditure budget, monthly variance analysis & reporting, supervise the works order costing system, maintain fixed assets register, stores accounting and supervise the duties of 2 accounts clerks From 1987 to 1989 (2 years) Tax Accountant @ Preparation of tax returns (individuals, companies, partnerships, trusts, businesses & primary producers) and liaise with the ATO regarding client tax assessments. Maintain accounts for small businesses including prepare FBT returns & maintain company registers. Honorary audits for not-for-profit organisations From 1984 to 1986 (2 years) Canberra, Australia
Post Graduate Diploma in Management Sciences @ University of Canberra From 1984 to 1986 BA Accounting, Accounting @ University of Canberra From 1980 to 1984 Lavinder Sethi is skilled in: Business Strategy, Due Diligence, Financial Modeling, Management Consulting, Performance Measurement, Leadership, Audit Committee, Mergers & Acquisitions, Management Accounting, Financial Reporting & Analysis, Risk Management, Budgets, Cost Control, Process Improvement, Business Restructures
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