Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

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A rare opportunity to make a difference
Drive operational excellence and growth

As PKF grows as a network, so do our operational needs and our commitments to deliver excellence. Hence, this new and exciting opportunity has become available for a passionate leader to join our national team. 

Working closely with our hands-on National Executive and active sub committees, representing all areas of the network, this important role will drive continued growth and development. 

Interested? If you have a front-line personality, enjoy enabling change and executing strategic plans, we encourage you to apply.

The opportunity

PKF Australia seeks the support of a talented and dynamic Chief Operating Officer to help drive the continued growth of our national network.

We are offering a competitive salary for the right candidate with flexible working arrangements. We promote a social and friendly environment with a great team culture.

About PKF

PKF is a global community where dynamic advisors can belong, grow, and thrive. Together we create powerful opportunities to propel the success of our clients, our people, and our communities.

In Australia, PKF is a Top 10 accounting and advisory network of firms. Our Australian network comprises over 800 talented professionals and more than 100 partners, who deliver a full range of contemporary solutions to clients locally, nationally, and internationally.

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for driving administration and effective implementation of the Strategic Plan of the PKF Australia network, ensuring the objectives are achieved. This will include: 

  • Implementation of PKF Australia strategies and initiatives
  • Regular meetings and working closely with member firms to ensure all needs are being considered and actioned
  • Understanding and working with the nuances of the different member firms
  • Taking ownership, accountability and responsibility for all parts of the role
  • Operating at a standard commensurate with the role
  • Enhancing member satisfaction within the PKF Australia network
  • Communicating clearly and in a timely manner with all stakeholders
  • Managing effectively the PKF Australia operations, compliance, budget and team members
  • Communicating with PKF Global to understand, communicate and drive local implementation of Global initiatives
  • Ensuring member firms’ compliance with PKF Global member of good standing requirements, as well as quality standards set by both PKF Global and PKF Australia.

If you have the following skills and competencies, we encourage you to apply:

  • Mentoring skills
  • Financial, risk management and strategic thinking ability
  • Organisational and time management
  • Analytical and interpretative problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal skills alongside written and verbal communication
  • Ability to understand business networks and identify relevant opportunities
  • Experience working in a federated model of a professional services firm (preferred)
  • Relevant degree or similar qualification (preferred)

What you need to apply

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and cover letter to Georgina Youssef, our Talent Acquisition Specialist, at [email protected] 

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