Kate Mahoney

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Present

Team Coordinator

Colonial First State
  • Organising and hosting a variety of corporate and social events
  • Maintaining relationships with different venues and suppliers
  • Interstate collaboration when organising CFS hosted events
  • Over the phone day to day client interaction
  • Accounts and corporate expense management
Apr 2013 - Dec 2013

Graduate Position

FTI Consulting (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Ad hoc research and analysis
  • Preparation and troubleshooting of AP Voucher forms for invoices and facilitating offshore payment with colleagues in Hong Kong
  • Reception and client facing support
  • General administration activities such as filing, sorting and finding old records
  • Banking and funds management for clients, including bank reconciliations and closing accounts
  • Navigating through MYOB and KMAD to find client details
  • Preparing 524 forms to be submitted to ASIC
May 2012 - Mar 2013

Office Administrator

Friday’s Riverside Bar and Restaurant
  • Reporting directly to the General Manager (GM managed 4 venues and 9 bottle shops, with circa 60 staff)
  • Phone based client interaction, which included negotiating, delivering positive outcomes and dealing with client issues
  • Manage and maintain client database
  • Identifying potential clients
  • Selling function spaces to prospective clients
  • Liaising directly with clients during and after functions to ensure a successful outcome
  • Organizing staff inductions and training
  • Manage and maintain staff files
Dec 2011 - May 2012

Function Supervisor/Coordinator

Friday’s Riverside Bar and Restaurant
  • Liaising with clients to create the event they desire
  • Ensuring the overall satisfaction of all customers
  • Using initiative to do all tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Preparing staff for events and allocate tasks throughout the events
Dec 2010 - Dec 2011

Waitress/Bar Attendant/Door Host

Friday’s Riverside Bar and Restaurant

During this time I progressed from waitress to bar attendant and finally to door host.

All these positions required me to consistently deal with clients and overcome day to day problems.





Organisational and negitiation skills.

I have developed these skills to a high level in my current role.

Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Extremely competent with these products from the Microsoft Office suite.

Hard working, determined, resilient, and adaptable.

These skills have been conducive to me being successful in my various roles and endeavours to date.

Strong interpersonal skills

This allows me to interact and work with a diverse range of people.

Career Objectives

  • To build a successful career within the events industry working with a well established and respected organisation
  • To develop my knowledge and skills through work experience, further education and professional development
  • To be proactive, use initiative and perform at my best to achieve results
  • To uphold my integrity, commitment, professionalism and dedication in the performance of my duties
  • To build good working relationships with my work team, work colleagues and clients and have respect for others

Extra-curricular activities/interests:

During primary and secondary school I was an active member of the Brisbane Arts Theatre and had lead roles in various productions. I have also completed level 8 Speech and Drama which not only assisted me in my acting but also strengthened my ability to deliver oral presentations. From a young age I competed in gymnastics at a national level and still enjoy gymnastics as a way to keep fit. I was Captain of the track and field team during year 12 at Stuartholme School and currently enjoy jogging and going to the gym.