1. Neil Fletcher
0408 865845 mobile
9997 3617 (Home)
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
CPA qualified Accountant with over 30 years of Management Accountant experience. Accounting
expertise that produces bottom-line results and financial strength. Instrumental in achieving
significant cost reductions and revenue/profit improvements..
Experience in management of accounting systems, budgeting, financial reporting, financial
modelling, tax, insurance , fleet management and MIS systems. Additional experience in project
accounting, and audit management, combined with in-depth understanding of state and federal
regulations, policies, and procedures governing finance and taxation.
• Budgeting & forecasting • Credit management
• Operations & financial management • Financial statement generation
• Margin improvement • Systems and process development
• Accounting & fringe benefits tax preparation . Relationship and team building
General Ledger Systems ( recently Attache, Landmark , MYOB) , Microsoft Office – Excel Word,
Community Care Northern Beaches Ltd
Finance Manager /Management Accountant April 2008 –
Community Care Northern Beaches is a not for profit company that employs 61 staff, and provides
case management and care for people with dementia and disabilities in their own home. Annual
turnover was approximately $10m (2012 - 2013). This turnover increased in 2013/14 to $13m with
the acquisition of the Partners in Recovery mental health project .CCNB runs over 20 government
The position works with a team of 3 accounts officers, including accounts receivable and payable,
and a Management Accountant which role I have been doing completely hands on as well as my
own since October 2013 ; additional responsibilities also include HR and IT support as required.
A hands on approach has always been part of my job.
Upgraded reporting systems to provide quality financial/management reporting to
Management and Board including implementing a new General Ledger System to Attache
from MYOB which significantly improved processing and financial/management reporting.
Improved financial policies and procedures.
Implemented offsite backup of data and an IT Disaster Recovery Program.
Reviewed all the insurances, changed brokers and upgraded the insurance cover all at
less cost than the Company had been paying. Continued review of insurances and
2. meetings with broker to achieve best possible management of the programme and cover
under all policies.
Managed the fleet of cars involving negotiating the purchasing of cars at the best possible
price, management of fleet costs and on going monitoring of the fleet.
Incorporated a new Cash Flow System and upgraded the Company’s banking facilities to
improve and maximise interest earnings.
Researched and completed all the work in changing the status of the Company to a
Company Limited by Guarantee from an Incorporated entity
Implemented outsourcing of staff salary packaging taking full advantage of the benefits of
the tax free $30,000 grossed up the PBI Status of the company allows.
Audit tender and change of auditor
Improved audit process with achievement of clean audits each year.
Improved acquittal process to Funding bodies.
Improved budget process.
Fleet management policy amendments.
KU Children’s Services
Chief Financial Officer Sept 1995 – April 2008
KU Children’s Services is a government funded not for profit company and is the largest childcare
provider in NSW with turnover of $65,000,000 for its own 125 services, managed services and
special education programmes.
Achievements, position and duties -
Installed computerised accounting systems in all centres linked to the group General Ledger
Developed in conjunction with its bankers the on line banking system onto which all KU centres
were transferred thereby eliminating over 100 separate bank accounts resulting in cost savings
and greater control of the group’s cash.
Improved financial/management reporting across all areas.
Cater proactively to the needs of Board.
Improve policies and control systems.
Developed models for appraising new business.
Developed all ongoing budget models.
Recruit, develop and motivate a strong financial team.
Developed external business relationships.
Update software as and when necessary /available.
Insurance programme improvements on an ongoing basis with regular reviews.
Vehicle fleet management and collation of costs for review of all cars and comparison to budget.
Improved investment of Company funds.
Set up salary packaging for employees.
Liase with Government and external organisations regarding financial, funding and management
Be hands on in the position working closely with staff.
Attend Finance Meetings having prepared all the necessary financial reporting paperwork and
attend Board meetings .
Work as a member of the KU Management Team reporting to the CEO.
Do significant work for and run the KU Annual Audit and audits of its many special education
programs funded by NSW Dept.of Aging, Disability and Home Care ( ADHC) , and NSW Dept Of
Community Services ( DoCS) .
Assess new projects and new business in conjunction with the CEO and Business Development
Develop and maintain accounting and administrative procedures.
Work with the Company insurance broker to ensure the company is fully covered across all areas
all cost effectively.
3. RGM International Pty Ltd
November 1988 to September 1995
Finance Director of RGM International Pty Ltd which was the holding company to the Australian
trading operations of Grace Bros Cleaning Services, Myer Cleaning Services (which are carpet
and upholstery cleaning services) and a Telemarketing Division. The Company turnover was
then in excess of $20 million with staff and sub contractors totalling 170.
- Worked the company through a creditors scheme of
arrangement from 1988 to finalisation in June 1994 when creditors were paid in full - close
association with scheme trustees James Millar and John Gibbons of Ernst & Young.
- Heavily involved in the turn around of the company to a
continued healthy profit from a loss situation.
- Instituted cost control systems.
‘- Implemented improved insurance programme and ongoing management of the policies to
ensure the most cost effective cover.
- Improved vehicle fleet management and control and purchasing of cars at the best price also
fitting in with the salary packaging policy.
- Identified areas of poor performance and waste and put
together recommendations for change.
- Smooth closedown of unprofitable and or low potential
- Developed banking arrangements.
- Improved timeliness of monthly reporting.
- Developed weekly profit and loss reporting as a vital tool
for control of the business.
- Implementation of computerised superannuation guarantee
contribution arrangements and interface with payroll
system - then later changed national payroll system to
- Changeover of tax return preparation to a computerised
system interfaced to the general ledger.
- Reduced the cost of audit and tax return preparation by
bringing some of the work in house - worked with auditors
and tax partner to ensure a smooth working relationship
- Implemented new computerised stock system
- Supervised, trained and developed staff.
These were all in the Financial Management area and as an Accountant and further detail can be
Qualifications and Memberships.
Bachelor of Business ( B.Bus.)
Diploma of Commerce ( Dip. Comm.)
Associate of the Australian Society of Accountants
Certified Practising Accountant ( C.P.A.)
Registered Tax Agent