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Treasury Analyst

  • Alternative Investment Platform
  • Dynamic and Growing Organisation
  • Warehousing & Securitisation

An exciting newly created opportunity has arisen for a Treasury Analyst to join this expanding alternative investment platform offering access to real estate debt investments and providing wholesale investors access to income-generating investments which have traditionally not been available to individual investors. The firm has originated over $2bn in transactions to date with over 200 years of combined experience in financial services, real estate, lending and technology industries.

As a Treasury Analyst, you will be responsible for directly supporting the CFO and Head of Treasury & Risk in growing the business and brand through the next phase of growth – including the launch of new products. You will assist with the ongoing management and enhancement of the company’s funding and reporting requirements, as well as the requirements of the company’s securitisation vehicles.

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Key duties will include cash reconciliations, tracking the composition of loan portfolios, monitoring liquidity positions, the preparation and distribution of various reports, and improving or developing funding models and risk management tools. You will also be responsible for assisting with structuring and execution of warehouse and term securitisation transactions, the production of presentation or other materials for management, investors, or rating agencies; as well as other treasury related tasks or projects

Tertiary qualified with a Bachelor of Commerce or Finance (preferred) or other business-related area, you will have up to 3 years’ experience (corporate or financial services) in a Treasury or Accounting environment. In addition, you will have strong analytical and problem solving skills, be a quick learner, competent using Microsoft Excel and have excellent attention to detail. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious up-and-comer to work closely with a highly experienced team and learn securitisation and warehousing transactions. Prior securitisation experience would be seen as favourable but is not a prerequisite.

You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Rob Hockedy at rhockedy@jmichel.com.au or 02 9235 9470

 

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Associate (Operating Partner) – Global Private Equity Firm

  • Associate-level hire on the operational/strategic side of a truly global private equity investor
  • Involved in all elements of growing and maximising value of a quality & active portfolio
  • Full exposure to investment & senior leadership teams

My client is an instantly-recognisable investment platform that boasts a genuinely global reach and access to large scale capital that is supported by deep operational expertise. They are regarded as one of the most established, committed and ambitious in regards to the Asia Pacific region, with their Australian operations seen as the central hub to ensure the success of this regional strategy. The group considers the value creation and optimisation of their growing portfolio as one of its highest priorities and is seeking to hire an Associate into their team in Sydney to join as an Operating Partner across their portfolio.

This role will work directly with the Portfolio Optimisation team and will partner closely with the direct investment team as well as senior leadership/C-Suite within the portfolio itself. The role’s key responsibilities will include:
• Active oversight of the firm’s portfolio companies ensuring that the portfolio’s performance is optimised and targeted investment returns are achieved
• Development & execution of business strategy across the overall portfolio and individual portfolio companies
• Running operational due diligence for growth & strategic initiatives to ensure sustained value creation
• Annual business planning including coordinating key strategic business lines
• Work with investment and corporate teams in onboarding new investments into the portfolio

The successful candidate will likely have ~2-5 years’ experience from top-tier management consulting, restructuring or investing. Those who have some relevant operating experience in the context of a private equity company or other high-growth business will also be strongly considered. You will be a strategic thinker that can clearly demonstrate a passion for understanding what drives a business’ growth and success and would like the opportunity to grow this passion in the context of one of the world’s leading investment platforms. You must also show that you have the confidence, gravitas and desire to work closely with senior investment and business leaders.

All applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.
Contact Daniel Yee: dyee@jmichel.com.au / 02 9235 9420

Associate (Operating Partner) – Global Private Equity Firm
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Manager, Corporate Finance – Top ASX-listed Infrastructure Firm

  • Opportunity to work with an iconic, listed business
  • Design, drive & execute business critical growth and strategic initiatives
  • Work with and be mentored by a high calibre & high performing leadership team

My client is an iconic, ASX-listed infrastructure business that ranks as amongst the best in its class globally.
With 2022 and beyond on the horizon, the firm has ambitious growth plans and is looking to expand the business proactively via acquisition, development and strategic investments into new & existing business lines and ventures. As a part of this growth trajectory, there is now an exciting opportunity for a technically astute and commercially savvy Manager, Corporate Finance to join their team based in Sydney

Reporting to the Head of Strategy and Head of Commercial Finance, the focus of the role will be to manage & execute the firm’s high priority strategic, investment and growth initiatives. In support of these initiatives, the successful candidate’s key responsibilities will be:
• Financial evaluation of the above initiatives through ground-up financial modelling and financial analysis; including working on the corporate valuation model as required
• Building business cases for potential growth opportunities which will include helping different business units understand the impact these opportunities may have on their operations
• Running due diligence, including the review & preparation of legal/transaction documentation on the firm’s capital projects and other major developments
• Stakeholder engagement: developing collaborative relationships with internal & external stakeholders which will include the preparation and presentation of quality board papers and investment packs to the Board, the Executive and the Investment Committee

The successful candidate will likely bring ~4-8 years’ experience in investment banking, Big 4 Transaction Advisory/Financial Modelling or corporate finance in the context of a high performing corporate. Experience in infrastructure or any other capital-intensive business will be considered an advantage. You must demonstrate a well-developed technical financial modelling/valuation skill set, a commercial savvy and a desire to directly impact a dynamic & growing business. The confidence and charisma to partner with and present to senior stakeholders would also hold you in good stead.
All applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

Contact Daniel Yee: dyee@jmichel.com.au / 02 9235 9420

Manager, Corporate Finance – Top ASX-listed Infrastructure Firm
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GM Investment & Strategy

  • Lead the newly established Red & Black Investment Fund
  • Driving the Essendon Football Club’s Overall Business Strategy
  • Flexible working from home/office arrangements (including additional annual leave options)

Leading from the front in generational change both within Essendon Football Club and Sporting Association landscape in Australia, they have established the Red & Black Investment fund. This has created an exciting opportunity to recruit a GM, Investments & Strategy.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the role encompasses 2 key areas: (1) As CIO for the Investment Fund you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end investment process including identifying and executing investment opportunities. You will work and partner with all key stakeholders. (2) The Head of Strategy plays a pivotal role in guiding the development and execution of the overall business strategy. You will lead the strategic planning process, influence the development of strategic goals and initiatives and ensure the alignment of operational plans and achievement of short-term and long-term objectives.

Key requirements for the role include:
• The valuation and analysis of business and investment opportunities
• Experience in investing, with a demonstrable track record of creating value / exceptional returns
• Communication and reporting skills
• High EQ and people management skills, allowing you to effectively work with the broad stakeholder set of the Club
• A strong ability to lead, manage and influence business leaders and high-profile individuals toward a common goal

This an outstanding opportunity for a candidate, ideally with at least 7 years’ experience in investment banking, corporate finance advisory, funds management or principal investment firms, who is craving a change, a broader field of work and wanting to create a new venture with real purpose.

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

For further information please contact Michael Lee, Jon Michel Executive Search via email mlee@jmichel.com.au or phone (03) 9653 8620 for a confidential discussion.

 

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Corporate Finance Analyst – Top ASX-listed Infrastructure Firm

  • Opportunity to work with an iconic, listed business
  • Play a key part in driving growth and strategic initiatives
  • Work with and be mentored by a high calibre leadership team

My client is an iconic, ASX-listed infrastructure business that ranks as amongst the best in its field globally.
With 2022 and beyond on the horizon, the firm has ambitious growth plans and is looking to expand the business proactively via acquisition, development and strategic investments into new & existing business lines and ventures. As a part of this growth trajectory, there is now an exciting opportunity for a technical strong and commercially savvy Corporate Finance Analyst to join the team based in Sydney.

Reporting to the General Manager of Commercial Development, the successful candidate will look to provide analytical, financial modelling and presentation expertise to help progress key business strategies and facilitate key business decisions that will directly impact the firm’s growth ambitions. You will also play a lead role in valuation, distribution and forecasting processes, particularly in relation to the assessment of strategic projects and business cases.

The successful candidate will likely bring ~2-5 years’ experience in investment banking, Big 4 Transaction Advisory/Financial Modelling or corporate finance in the context of a high performing corporate. Experience in infrastructure or any other capital-intensive business would be considered an advantage. You must demonstrate a well-developed technical financial modelling/valuation skill set, a commercial savvy and a desire to directly impact a successful business. The confidence and charisma to partner with and present to senior stakeholders would also hold you in good stead.

All applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for these roles.

Contact

Daniel Yee

02 9235 9420

Corporate Finance Analyst – Top ASX-listed Infrastructure Firm
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Corporate Development & Strategy Associate

  • Listed, global business
  • Blend of strategy and corporate development
  • Executive level exposure

Opportunity to join a global, listed corporate as part of a high calibre and experienced team. This team has a focus on corporate strategy development and implementation, driving and executing corporate initiatives and capital management for the group. Working across group corporate development and strategy will see you gain access to a varied, challenging and fast paced role with exposure to senior personnel across the organisation.

Successful applicants will likely have gained 2-4 years of experience working in corporate finance in either a banking, corporate advisory or big 4 environment, or could have built commercial experience in a similar role in a corporate. You will have strong financial modelling and valuation skills, the ability to think with a commercial and strategic mindset, will have excellent communication and presentation skills and will be looking for the opportunity to build a career in a corporate environment.

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered.
For further details please contact Ali Roger below.

Contact

Ali Roger

02 9235 9450

Corporate Development & Strategy Associate
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Chief Financial Officer

  • Sydney based Pre-IPO Growth Business
  • Rare opportunity to join a growing and innovative business
  • Direct to Consumer Retail

Our client, a fast growing retail business with a Direct to Consumer business model is looking to hire a CFO with a strong financial & accounting background, a proven track record of partnering with CEO’s / Founders to take businesses to the next phase of growth and potential exits.

In addition to building a high-quality finance and operations function that holds itself to “best in class” standards, you will be a member of the executive management team supporting the CEO / Founder on a range of initiatives; business strategy, Investor Relations, Board presentations and governance.

The right candidate will have approximately 15+ years of experience gained in either and/or Corporate Development and progressive finance and accounting roles in sophisticated investor backed companies. You will possess previous experience operating in a CFO capacity, leading high performing lean teams with ‘best in class’ processes, systems and procedures. A proven ability to lead and build a business and a team will also be well regarded.

You will be a Chartered Accountant with related qualifications in accounting, commerce, business or similar. Also essential is a passion for detail and the ability to be at ease presenting to a sophisticated Board and investors. The business is still very much in its early phase of growth, the successful candidate will be very comfortable operating in a start-up environment being in both a strategic yet very hands-on role.

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

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Adam Taylor-Campbell

02 9235 9404

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Corporate Development Manager & Associate – Iconic ASX-listed business

Iconic, Australian listed business is seeking a Corporate Development Manager and Associate to work as part of their group M&A and business development function.

These roles will allow you to work closely and effectively with the senior executive team on the development of growth strategies and to identify and analyse potential acquisition or divestment targets for the group, as well as broader corporate finance & strategic initiatives such as joint ventures and capital management. Working as part of a small, highly capable and credible team, you will assist in leading deal execution, commercial negotiation and the preparation and presentation of Board papers and approvals.

Successful applicants for the Manager will likely have 5-8 years transactional M&A experience gained from either an investment bank, a leading independent corporate advisory firm or one of the relevant transaction teams from the Big 4 CA firms. You will have a proven ability to lead and execute M&A transactions and will be comfortable building and maintaining relationships with all levels of a business and the external adviser network. You will enjoy working in a deal environment but will be looking to do this on behalf of a business where you will see the ongoing commercial impact of M&A activity, and in a role that will provide a greater degree of work life balance.

For the Associate role, successful applicants will bring 2-4 years transactional M&A experience ideally from an investment bank or other reputable corporate advisory platform. You will be able to confidently demonstrate the requisite financial modelling & technical skills necessary to succeed in this role as well as show a commercial nous that you are keen to use to assist the business in its growth and strategic initiatives. As with the Manager role, you will be excited by an opportunity to genuinely impact an iconic business and shape the future direction of what is a critical and fast-growing industry. .

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

To apply for this role or for a confidential discussion please contact Daniel Yee below.

Contact

Daniel Yee

02 9235 9420

Corporate Development Manager & Associate – Iconic ASX-listed business
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Exciting & Rare Opportunity. Senior Corporate Development Role, leading ASX listed entity

  • Active Growth and Transformational Mandate
  • Blue Chip Diversified platform
  • Outstanding career progression across the group

Our client is a highly diversified entity and an undisputed major player in the Australian Corporate landscape. With a varied portfolio of businesses, it has a track record of active asset management. This company is not one inclined to sit on its laurels as it ensures its position at the cutting edge of corporate best practice.

Reporting to senior management and the board, your primary purpose will be to oversee the evaluation and execution of structural transformation and investments. You will be the point person for all responses to inbound acquisition and investment proposals as well as proactively monitoring market developments that might translate into potential growth opportunities.

Candidates will have in depth experience (GM/ED/MD level) working on M&A transactions and strategic growth initiatives gained from within a corporate, investment bank or private equity fund. General industrials experience would be well regarded, though we will consider other sector experience. You will have bags of energy, a positive ‘can-do’ approach, and the confidence to deal at board level combined with a healthy dose of modesty. Armed with these attributes and supporting skill base you will be earmarked for future senior management opportunities.
Mobility and flexibility regarding location within Australia is desirable for this role.

This represents an exciting and all too rare corporate opportunity.
You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

For a confidential discussion please contact Jon Michel below.

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Jon Michel

02 9235 9410

Exciting & Rare Opportunity, Corporate Development Role with Australian Diversified Corporate
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Upcoming opportunities for strategic CFO’s and Finance Directors

We are working with a select group of Private Equity firms, assisting in the hiring of key executives for their portfolio companies.

As the CFO of a Private Equity / Private Capital backed company, these positions require someone to be both strategic and operational – acting as an integral partner across various functional and divisional facets of the business, whilst still driving the implementation of processes, procedures and systems to make sure the company reaches its goals and next phase. Unlike the role of a “control” type CFO, a strategic CFO will be growth oriented with a forward thinking view of the business and entity. Often seen as the conduit between the Portfolio Company and PE firm – reporting financial results, working out capital structure issues and M&A opportunities

Successful applicants will have proven experience as an enterprise-level CFO – having had full ownership across all functions of finance within the organisation coupled with managing corporate development and strategic initiatives. Prior Fund, PE and M&A experience is not mandatory however would be looked upon favourably.

Applicants must have full working rights already in place for Australia to be considered for these opportunities.

To discuss opportunities and hear more about the current landscape across Australia, please get in touch for a confidential conversation.

For further information, please contact: Adam Taylor-Campbell at Jon Michel Executive Search via LinkedIn or at ataylor-campbell@jmichel.com.au

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