Head of Commercial - Retail @ From September 2015 to Present (2 months) Group Business Planning Manager @ From July 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Sydney Area, AustraliaFinance Director, Oceania @ Gate Gourmet is the world's largest provider of airline catering services operating in 28 countries, generating $2.8bn revenue with 28,000 employees. The Oceania region
Head of Commercial - Retail @ From September 2015 to Present (2 months) Group Business Planning Manager @ From July 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Sydney Area, AustraliaFinance Director, Oceania @ Gate Gourmet is the world's largest provider of airline catering services operating in 28 countries, generating $2.8bn revenue with 28,000 employees. The Oceania region generates $360m revenue in 13 locations.
I joined Gate Gourmet when the Oceania region was going through a transformation in both leadership and business structure. There was a major reorganisation and reinvigoration of the Executive Management Team and Finance teams, including search and recruitment of key positions, clarification and redesign of the organisational structure in addition to the merging of 2 Qcatering operations. With significant growth and change I lead the tightening of the control environment and implementation of internal reporting to improve profitability and accountability of operations performance. From March 2012 to July 2013 (1 year 5 months) SydneyDirector of Commercial Finance @ Trainline.com is a private equity owned internet rail ticketing retailer. Trainline is the largest rail ticket retailer in the UK with turnover of £1.3bn and employees of 250.
Finance contact for all strategic and commercial growth and cost saving initiatives, identifying risks, returns and opportunities, providing key decision support. I was the person with the most thorough understanding of sales and cost drivers of the business, simply knowing what activities were profitable and where cost opportunities existed From September 2009 to October 2011 (2 years 2 months) London, United KingdomDirector of Finance @ Recruit and manage a Financial Control team of 20 across 3 locations during a high growth period, implementing various financial & governance controls and ensuring compliance with banking covenants and managing working capital. In addition to implementing a new accounting system and drastically reducing the reporting timeframe, to deliver a Day 5 flash report. From February 2008 to September 2009 (1 year 8 months) London, United KingdomFinancial Controller @ Involvement in Group M & A including working with CFO during the due diligence and sale of the Trainline Group from Virgin to PE and leading the restructure and reporting resulting from the acquisition of a Scottish based subsidiary. Management of the London based Financial Control team, responsible for the production of the management accounts and statutory accounts for the group. From January 2006 to February 2008 (2 years 2 months) London, United KingdomHead of Financial Reporting @ Largest public relations firm worldwide. 125 offices in 75 countries. Finance team of 35, turnover £25m
Responsible for the production of the month end financial reports and submission to the US Head office within strict deadlines. Implementation of Sarbanes Oxley controls and designing new processes resulting from the implementation of SAP and managed the year end audits and statutory accounts preparation. From September 2003 to January 2006 (2 years 5 months) London, United KingdomFinancial Accountant @ Lovells is the 6th largest law firm in Europe. Offices in over 25 locations, covering 15 countries. 2003 turnover £375m. Offices in 15 countries. 3000 Employees worldwide.
Preparation and consolidation of the accounts of a number of the European and US offices and reporting these as part of the month end financial accounts pack. From July 2003 to September 2003 (3 months) London, United KingdomProject Accountant - Accounts receivable @ Contract position
Accounts Receivable - £400m.
Locations in 4 countries, Project team of 4
Reconciliation of Accounts receivable between 2 accounting systems From June 2003 to July 2003 (2 months) London, United KingdomSenior Accountant @ From November 1998 to April 2003 (4 years 6 months) Newcastle Area, AustraliaTrainee Accountant @ From January 1997 to November 1998 (1 year 11 months) Newcastle Area, Australia
Bachelor, Commerce @ University of Newcastle From 1997 to 2000 Mia Barry is skilled in: Decision Support, Risk Analysis, Contract Negotiation, Strategy Development, People Management, Change Leadership, Change Management, Restructuring, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, Financial Modeling, Financial Management, Working Capital..., Internet Strategy, Innovation Management, Project Portfolio..., Financial Control, Profitability Analysis, Profit Improvement, Business Analysis, Risk Mitigation, Mentoring, Internal Communications, Board Reporting, Internal Controls, Business Process
Looking for a different
Get an email address for anyone on LinkedIn with the ContactOut Chrome extension