CFO & Finance Director Search

Our Proven Expertise

We have proven expertise and success over an extended period in recruitment of Finance Directors, Chief Financial Officers and Financial Controllers in Adelaide.

Employers who engage Goodwin Recruit to recruit their senior finance roles are engaging the proven track record, network of contacts, reputation, and insights of our Founder and Managing Director, Peter Goodwin (Chartered Accountant and Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors). Peter has recruited over 350 accounting roles and close to 100 Senior Accounting and Finance roles.

Our Specialist Focus and Unmatched Network of Relevant Contacts

Our Director Peter Goodwin has focused on the recruitment of Senior Finance Roles in Adelaide for over 14 years, thus providing our clients with the benefits of an unmatched network of contacts across senior finance roles in Adelaide.

A recruiter who has not had a specialist focus in recruitment of senior finance roles in Adelaide over many years, will not be able to offer employers access to this relevant network of contacts.

Through his accounting studies and membership of The Institute of Chartered Accountants and a career featuring experience with KPMG, Peter has professional relationships extending over a 25 year period with many people now in Senior Finance positions in Adelaide.

It is these contacts and networks built over a 25 year career that have proven to be invaluable to our clients by enabling efficient and timely sourcing of relevant candidates.

Our Bespoke and Personal Approach

We tailor our recruitment approach to best meet the specific needs of each client, we do not insist on advertising just for the sake of advertising, we have demonstrated many times our ability to source exceptional candidates within very short time frames utilising our networks at Senior Finance level.

All discussions with clients & candidates in relation to recruitment of senior roles will be personally undertaken by our Director Peter Goodwin. (ie no delegation of these important conversations to associates or junior consultants).

Our Proven Ability to Provide Insights That Add Value

In addition to his unmatched network of contacts at Senior Finance level in Adelaide, Peter Goodwin has unique insight into the challenges faced by CFO’s and the skills and experience required to succeed as a CFO.

These insights are the result of Peter’s previous experience working as a Chartered Accountant, his daily discussions with Senior Finance Executives and the knowledge he gains from the ongoing professional development undertaken to maintain his qualification as a Chartered Accountant and membership of the Institute of Company Directors.

Peter has repeatedly shown he is able to utilise these insights to advise clients on the most appropriate skills & experience for their organisation given the current strategic direction of their business.
This unique set of qualifications, practical experience and focus on recruitment of senior finance roles for over 14 years, together with his proven track record and ability to add value to the recruitment process set Peter apart when it comes to recruiting senior finance roles.

Recent Assignments Completed - Senior Finance Roles

  • Chief Financial Officer – Agricultural exporter (subsidiary of NASDAQ listed company)
  • Chief Financial Officer – National manufacturer and multi-site retailer (privately owned)
  • Finance Director Global Supply Chain – Major wine producer & exporter
  • Head of Finance Aust/NZ – International Listed defence contracting business
  • GM Commercial & Business Development – Listed oil & gas Producer
  • Senior Commercial Manager – Supplier to building / construction sector
  • Director Finance Shared Services – Subsidiary of international transport business
  • Finance Manager Australian Supply Chain – Major wine producer & exporter
  • Financial Controller Australia & NZ – Subsidiary of US listed healthcare company
  • Deputy CFO – International manufacturer and retailer
  • Commercial Manager – National Retailer

A Selection of Other Senior Finance Roles Recruited

  • Group CFO – Australia’s largest processor of Wool
  • Chief Financial Officer – Australia’s Largest Agriculture Company
  • Chief Financial Officer – Listed Manufacturer
  • Chief Financial Officer – Electricity Infrastructure
  • Chief Financial Officer – Listed Biotech
  • Chief Financial Officer – Dual Listed (Aus & UK) Mining Company
  • Chief Financial Officer – Leading National Dairy Operator
  • Chief Financial Officer – Leading Manufacturer of Air Conditioning Ducting
  • Finance Director – South Australian Operation of National Hospital Group
  • Finance Director – Private Hospital
  • Director Corporate Services – Private Hospital
  • GM Corporate Services – IT Provider
  • Director Corporate Services – Large Not for Profit Organisation
  • Executive Manager Corporate Services – Disability Care Provider
  • Group Financial Controller – International Aerospace /Defence Company
  • Group Financial Controller – Listed Mining Contractor
  • Finance & Commercial Manager – Leading Manufacturer
  • Financial Controller – Subsidiary of international Beverages Company
  • Financial Controller – Electricity Infrastructure
  • Financial Controller – National Franchise Operation
  • Financial Controller – Listed Building Materials Manufacturer
  • Financial Controller – National Legal Firm
  • Financial Controller – Financial Services Company
  • Finance Manager Operations – International Wine Company
  • Group Tax Manager – Diversified Listed Conglomerate
  • National Risk Manager – ASX listed Adelaide agribusiness
  • Commercial Manager – Major national transport and logistics business
  • Commercial Manager – Electricity Company
  • Commercial Manager – Multinational Mining company
  • Commercial Manager – Listed Beverages Company
  • Commercial Manager – Listed Food Manufacturer Company
  • Commercial Manager – Listed Agricultural Company
  • Commercial Manager – Division of International Security Company
  • Commercial Manager – Listed Wine Company
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