Grant Eastwood

  • 10 Petherick Street Glenalta SA 5052
Grant Eastwood

Summary

I am a highly motivated and results orientated Executive with a passion for Financial and Business Management. I possess over 25 years of experience across diverse industries including Banking and Finance, Logistics, Sport and Leisure and most recently in Information Technology. I have a proven history as a loyal and committed employee who is motivated by challenge and embraces change. I have succeeded in my past positions through dedication, focus on continuous improvement and drive to achieve the strategic, tactical and operational objectives of organisations.

 

My career has taught me the value that true leadership brings and the importance of people to the success of any organisation. I am a trusted advisor who demonstrates integrity, professionalism and outstanding communication skills. These qualities have allowed me to build lasting professional relationships across management, staff and vendors and have contributed towards many successes and achievements throughout my career.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2013 - Present

Executive Manager Business Services

Intec Group

Intec Group is a professional services firm who specialise in IT and business innovation.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Member of Intec's Executive Leadership Team
  • Accountable for all Finance, Business Support and Systems Administration Functions
  • Producing reports in a manner that is easily comprehensible to non-financial managers in order for them to make operational and strategic decisions
  • Strategic Planning
  • Executive Sponsor for internal continuous improvement initiatives
  • Coaching and Mentoring

Key strategic and tactical responsibilities include: 

  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Performance Management
  • Governance
  • Risk Management 

Key operational responsibilities include: 

  • Management Accounting Services
  • Financial Accounting Services
  • Statutory Compliance 

Achievements: 

  • Development of a Vison and strategic plan to be executed over the next 3 years
  • Establishment of a Research & Development function
  • Streamlined business processes including HR, finance, business support and systems administration
  • Developed and mentored many staff
Sep 2008 - Oct 2013

Finance Manager

Intec Group

Responsibilities include: 

  • Finance & Management Reporting to Board
  • Cash Flow and Budget Forecasting
  • Financial Governance & Compliance
  • Statutory Reporting
  • Business Modelling 

Achievements: 

  • Annual financial reporting delivered to a high standard each year, with little error or amendments required
  • Development of internal processes
  • Office relocation during 2012
Jun 2007 - Sep 2008

Contract Bookkeeper

Better Business Basics(BBB)

Better Business Basics offers a financial support system for small and medium business owners at a hands-on level in the areas of Bookkeeping Maintenance, Financial Recruitment, Financial System Consulting and Troubleshooting and Training. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Statutory Reporting (BAS, Payroll Tax, WorkCover, Super)
  • Daily operational input
  • Database management
  • Converting operations to MYOB compliance
  • New client procurement.
Mar 2002 - Oct 2006

Carer

Not Applicable

Responsibilities include: 

  • General Home Duties
  • Financial management
  • Palliative Care
Jan 1989 - Jan 2002

Relationship Manager-Institutional Banking

ANZ Banking Group Ltd

ANZ offers a range of personal accounts and services including internet banking, credit cards, personal loans, insurance, home loans and foreign exchange. 

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Maintaining and developing client-business relationships
  • Developing Revenue
  • Maintaining a strong understanding of ANZ products and services
  • Developing creative solutions for existing clients
  • Credit Assessment
  • Loan Portfolio Management (AUD200M)
  • New Business Procurement
  • Cross selling of company products and services

Education

Education

Referees

Available upon request

Skills

Skills

  • Operational, Financial and General Management
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and interact effectively with various levels of management, customers and peers to enable positive outcomes and results
  • Achievement driven and business outcome focused, with ability to understand detailed requirements and undertake big picture planning
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, coaching, mentoring and empowerment of staff to successfully deliver agreed outcomes
  • Ability to respond creatively to new challenges, unique programs and projects
  • Experience with recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, advanced emotional intelligence and business acumen
  • Calm demeanour with high tolerance in a changing environment and a work-smart approach
  • Strong skills and abilities using the Microsoft Office Suite of products
  • Well-developed financial management & budgeting skills
  • Creativity and the ability to think laterally;
  • Identify and analyse marketplace trends in terms of financial implications