Finance & Accounting
We recruit Finance and Accounting staff at all levels within Commerce and Industry, from Clerical/Accounting Support Officers through to Senior Finance Executives.
Qualified Finance & Accounting
- Assistant Accountant
- Financial Accountant
- Management Accountant
- Company Accountant
- Cost Accountant
- Project Accountant
- Business Analyst
- Financial Analyst
- Finance Business Partner
- FP&A Analyst
- Finance Manager
- Financial Controller
- Commercial Manager
- General Manager Finance
- Finance Director
- Chief Financial Officer
- Accounts Payable
- Accounts Receivable
- Shared Services Manager
- Corporate Finance & Development
- Project Manager
- Risk & Internal Audit
- Systems Accounting
finance & accounting | Melbourne
NAME – Anthony Holdstock
NICKNAME - Stocky
FUNCTION & DIVISION – Director, Finance & Accounting Melbourne
EXPERIENCES AND QUALIFICATIONS THAT BROUGHT ANTHONY TO SHARP & CARTER
Prior to commencing his career in recruitment, Anthony previously had over 8 years’ hands on experience within the Accounting profession, working predominantly in Business Services and Advisory with a medium sized Chartered Accounting firm in Bendigo.
He is CPA qualified and has completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting from Latrobe University. Anthony now has 6 years Finance and Accounting recruitment experience across Melbourne, having managed teams within a large international firm, before joining Sharp & Carter as a Director and Owner in 2013.
ANTHONY ON THE WEEKENDS
Since hanging up the boots on a premiership winning country football career with Golden Square Football Club, you will find Anthony on weekends somewhere close to the MCG avidly following the Hawks.
Phone: 03 9616 265
Christian graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Commerce, before pursuing a Graduate Accountant position at the Department of Treasury & Finance. After moving to London and initially working in Corporate Finance with Invensys PLC, he started his recruitment career in 2002 with a large international firm.
Over the next 10 years he led teams and specialised in Finance and Accounting recruitment in London, Melbourne and Perth, from accounting support/clerical positions right through to the executive search level. Moving to Sharp & Carter in 2013 as a Director and Owner, he manages the business, while actively recruiting senior and executive level finance positions.
Christian is a passionate Sydney Swans supporter, lives in Lancefield in country Victoria and on weekends enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters.
After completing a Bachelor of Commerce at Monash University, Stephen spent 10 years leading Finance and Accounting recruitment teams with a large international recruitment firm before founding Sharp & Carter in 2009.
Along with building a successful business and a high performing team, he loves the personal side of senior and executive level recruitment – meeting with people to assist them in planning a career move or in finding some fresh talent.
Outside of work Stephen enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, donning the knicks and hitting the road on his bike, and fitting in as much exercise as his old creaking bones will handle.
Harley has over 7 years recruitment and search experience, having started out as a Research Associate in a global executive search firm.
He has specialised in Finance and Accounting recruitment for the past 5 years. Prior to this he had 7 years’ Accounting experience, working in Business Services and Advisory with a small CBD based Chartered Accounting firm. He has degrees in Commerce and Economics (Hons 1st Class) from Monash University.
On weekends you’ll find Harley either on the golf course or watching his beloved Magpies with his two young sons, who were both decked out in the black and white before they could walk or talk.
Jacob has over 5 years of Finance and Accounting recruitment experience across both the Melbourne and Perth markets. After graduating from Monash University, Jacob commenced his recruitment career with a large international firm where he focussed on accounting roles in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne before transferring to Perth for a two year secondment.
Jacob focusses on the East and South Eastern suburbs market and has great relationships with a number of large corporates and SMEs.
Jacob is a diehard North Melbourne supporter who spends most of his time outside of work watching old Wayne Carey highlights whilst enjoying a beer with his mates.
David has over 4 years Finance and Accounting recruitment experience, having started out his career in large international firm. Prior to moving into recruitment, he had 2 years’ Accounting experience, working in Business Services and Advisory with a Mid Tier Chartered Accounting firm. He has degrees in Commerce and Arts from The University of Melbourne.
With a passion for sports, David counts himself as a keen Collingwood, Liverpool and LA Lakers supporter. A lover of sun and surf, he tries to get down to Victoria’s coastline as often as he can.
Having completed a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne, Callum then completed his Army Officer training and graduated from the Royal Military Collage, Duntroon, before being posted as a Platoon Commander in the Royal Australian Infantry corps.
After taking a leave of absence from the Army and working in London, he returned to Melbourne to join Sharp & Carter, where he has recruited roles at the clerical and qualified finance level over the past 3 years.
Callum is still active in the Army Reserve and is a keen hockey player, having been a part of Doncaster Hockey Club for more than 15 years as both a player and a coach.
Hadleigh has over 5 years recruitment experience, having started out at a large internationally listed firm, and looks after Senior Finance and Executive Search recruitment across Melbourne.
He holds degrees in Commerce and Arts (Hons 1st Class) from Monash University, has a strong academic interest in Australian industry policy, and has previous experience as a small business operator and as a music teacher.
When he is not appearing on television quiz shows, he is travelling between Switzerland and Australia, cycling around Melbourne, or following Collingwood in the AFL.
Now in his fifth year of recruiting Finance and Accounting roles with Sharp & Carter, Jonathon maintains a strong network of immediately available professionals ready to fill interim and contract vacancies. He has a large and loyal client base that range from ASX listed organisations right through to SMEs and smaller growing business.
Outside of work hours, you will quite often find Jonathon dining out with his fiancé, friends or family at some of the great food and wine establishments that Victoria has to offer, travelling, or out and about looking at property as he has a keen interest in real estate.
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Nancy started her career with a global investment bank before joining a Big 4 Chartered Accounting firm in Audit. Whilst there, she did a secondment into the Human Capital team where she discovered her passion for people and recruitment.
She now has 3 years’ Finance and Accounting experience having commenced her recruitment career with a large international firm. She has a double degree in Commerce and Arts from The University of Melbourne.
Outside of work, Nancy enjoys good food, tunes and travelling.
Having completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law, Andrea began with Sharp and Carter as a Graduate. She specialises in the recruitment of Assistant Accountants and qualified Accounting roles. Whilst studying Andrea was the President of the Commerce Society at Deakin, where she worked closely with a number of different Accounting and Finance firms, building a strong network of contacts across Melbourne.
Outside of work Andrea loves to brunch, travel and spend time with friends exploring different parts of Melbourne’s night life.
Krystle started her career as a Marketing Coordinator at a multimillion dollar property development firm and currently specialises in the recruitment of Assistant Accountants and qualified Accounting roles. Prior to commencing her career, Krystle completed a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Marketing and Management) at the University of Melbourne.
Outside of work, Krystle enjoys fine dining with friends, travelling across Europe and South East Asia, and some retail therapy.
Accounting Support | Melbourne
Having commenced his career in a large international firm, Chris now has over 6 years’ recruitment experience across the accounting support space, specialising in Accounts Payable/Receivable, Credit and Payroll positions, and manages Sharp & Carter’s accounting support team.
He has degrees in Arts and Commerce (majoring in Accounting and Finance) from Deakin University. He is a passionate sports follower, particularly when it comes to NBA and AFL.
Being a diehard Carlton supporter, Chris usually spends his Monday mornings in a dark corner wondering what went wrong.
Daniel has 5 years of accounting support recruitment experience across the Melbourne market. After graduating from Australian Catholic University, Daniel commenced his recruitment career with a large international firm and progressed to a management role overseeing a transactional accounting and finance team.
Daniel has specifically focussed on recruiting Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll positions from the junior though to the senior level and has formed excellent relationships with a large number of large corporate firms as well as SME’s.
Outside of work, he enjoys keeping fit and loves following all sports, in particular the Western Bulldogs and Arsenal.
Adam has 3 years of accounting support recruitment experience across the Melbourne market. After graduating from Monash University, he commenced his recruitment career with a large international firm focusing on the recruitment of accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll professionals.
Outside of work, Adam is a keen golfer and footballer, playing for Old Haileybury in the VAFA.
Fiona has one year of recruitment experience, joining the Sharp & Carter team in 2014 after being a candidate of the business over her 10 year accounting career spanning Retail, IT Marketing, and Security Services. She has a degree in Commerce majoring in Accounting from Swinburne University.
Outside of work Fiona is a keen traveller and is always thinking of her next holiday to a destination where the sun is shining. You will often find her down at the beach with her dog (or friends!).
Tiarne has over 2 years’ recruitment experience, focusing on the Northern and Western suburbs of Melbourne. Prior to moving into recruitment, she worked in Office Management and Administration for an Insolvency/Accounting firm. She has completed studies in Management of Human Resources at Swinburne University.
On the weekend, you will find Tiarne playing Netball or performing a waltz in a ballroom showcase.
Giuliana began her career in recruitment as a graduate. She completed her Bachelor in Psychological Science at La Trobe University, and has previously gained experience working in a Psychology clinic where she was able to apply her theoretical studies in practical situations. She now draws on this day to day to ensure the best outcomes for both candidates and clients.
In her spare time Giuliana enjoys going out for good food with her friends and family, and to get away when she can, to travel overseas.
Johnny has been working in the aviation industry for 4 years in various roles, most recently in HR, before moving into recruitment. He specialises in the recruitment of accounting support positions which includes, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll throughout Sydney. He studied a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Monash University Clayton, and was heavily involved in the Monash Marketing Students’ Society.
When he is not manscaping, he loves to travel, and playing football (soccer), and fancies himself as the best Right Winger in Division 7 of the Eastern Suburbs Amateur Football Association.
FINANCE & ACCOUNTING | SYDNEY
After completing a Bachelor of Commerce at Griffith University Damien entered the recruitment industry in 2002 working with both a multinational and a high-growth boutique.
Damien has partnered with some of the world’s leading corporates, local listed and non-listed entities, as well as diverse SMEs in providing Accounting and Finance recruitment. Over this period Damien has established and led teams, accomplished a broad network of professionals, and been recognised through industry awards.
Outside of work Damien enjoys time with his wife and two sons. You will generally find Damien spending time on the water fishing with his boys around the Hawkesbury.
Simon has over 6 years recruitment experience across the Finance & Accounting space having managed teams within a large international firm, before joining Sharp & Carter as the Director of NSW and establishing the two Sydney offices in 2015. He personally specialises in the recruitment of Senior Accounting Professionals and has led transactional finance teams giving him a wide breadth of knowledge across all areas of accounting.
He completed a Bachelor of Business from Monash University which included a semester studying abroad in Italy. He is a keen traveller having travelled through Europe, Asia, North & South America.
Moving to Sydney to get away from the cold Melbourne weather, Simon enjoys keeping fit and healthy and is a fan of any form of sport, with his passion being AFL and cricket.
Jeff is coming into his 12th year in recruitment and has proven himself to be a key player within the qualified accounting market. Having specialised primarily within the Western Sydney market Jeff has forged strong relationships with market leaders across numerous industries. He has exclusive relationships across both the client and candidate sectors which is a testament to his strong reputation in the market. Jeff has joined our Sharp and Carter Sydney team and will continue to develop and drive our key clients and candidates across Sydney’s executive market.
Outside of work Jeff is a keen golfer, enjoys watching his beloved West Tigers in the NRL, and spending time with his wife and son.
Rosie’s has 17 years recruitment experience specialising in Accounting and Finance, both temporary and permanent recruitment.
Over the past 3 years Rosie has also gained experience working internationally and managing small teams and more recently gained experience within the Recruitment Processing Outsourcing (RPO) model. Rosie recently joined Sharp and Carter in a job share arrangement focusing on Western Sydney with Sarah Fitzgerald specialising in Accounting and Finance both on a permanent and contract capacity.
Rosie enjoys sharing good food and wine with her friends and family. She is very proud of her two children, is a huge supporter of rugby league and also has a real passion for travelling.
Sarah has more than 12 years’ experience in recruitment, focusing on accounting and finance placements across western Sydney and Brisbane. Having worked across the transactional and support markets early in her career, she now focuses on mid-level and senior finance roles with a passion for contract recruitment. The last 12 years have seen Sarah work for some of the most reputable agencies in both a management capacity and running highly successful desks. Sarah works alongside Rosie specialising in Accounting and Finance both on a permanent and contract capacity across Western Sydney.
Sarah is a passionate Bulldogs and NSW supporter and is known to get loud and rowdy at games. She is an avid foodie, loving all things food and wine. When not at work she enjoys travelling and spending time with her son and husband.
Nikki has over two years experience in accounting and finance recruitment within the Sydney market. Prior to this Nikki had an interesting career graduating with a BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy in the UK and a MSc from the University of Sydney, spending a few years working for a Top 10 Rugby League team. After feeling that dealing with dislocated shoulders all day was not her long term future, she moved into recruitment following her move to Sydney.
Nikki has managed to live in three continents so far, loves to travel and spends her spare time living the life down at Bondi beach, surfing, swimming, playing tennis, snowboarding (obviously not in Bondi!) and her new hobby, riding her vintage motorbike.
ACCOUNTING SUPPORT | SYDNEY
Janine has over 10 years recruitment experience with her main focus being Accounting, Finance and HR. She started her career as a in house recruiter for a global firm based in the UK, then moved to a boutique agency specialising in transactional recruitment. Since moving to Sydney in 2010 Janine has focused on Western Sydney and North Shore, recruiting both permanent and temporary accounting and finance positions across commerce and industry.
Janine is passionate about her job and enjoys partnering with clients and customers making sure everybody is happy with the end result and a firm relationship has been built throughout the process.
Nikki has over 10 years recruitment experience with her focus being within the Accounting and Finance sector. She started her recruitment career working for a global search firm with her most recent roles seeing her based in specialist boutique firms. Nikki has recruited across numerous sectors and locations and has been Account Manager on multiple key accounts. Nikki’s most recent focus has seen her core business coming from Western Sydney across both the permanent and temporary recruitment market. She is passionate about partnering with clients and candidates to ensure the best possible outcomes for all parties.
Outside of work you’ll find Nikki enjoying quality time her young daughter and husband – usually watching some sort of sporting event whilst enjoying babycino’s.
As a recent graduate from the University of Technology, Sydney, I am looking to kick start my career in recruitment and people management. I specialise in the recruitment of Accounting Support positions which include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Assistant Accountants.
On the other side of things, I have a strong passion for sports, mainly in Rugby Union and Cricket. When I have the spare time, I l also like to play a tune or two on the guitar.