- Bachelor of Commerce (Dean Scholar) – Majoring in Accountancy and Financial Planning
- Member of the Chartered Accountants (CAANZ)
Addison has extensive experience in Corporate Finance working for a number of years in a large global accounting firm.
He is passionate about partnering with internal finance divisions to implement process improvement, improve controls, enhance performance reporting and provide tax-effective solutions. He particularly enjoys working with fast-paced entrepreneurs and business owners to provide effective and efficient services.
Addison specialises in providing his clients outsourced CFO services. Outsourced CFO services is an offering where Addison sits as an external CFO but with the support of the Prosperity team will provide the highly valued functions of the traditional CFO. Businesses that invest in an outsourced CFO receive services such as implementing best practice reporting, drive capital raising, feasibility analysis, strategy planning, cash flow analysis, restructuring and scaling advice. These services are a cost-effective alternative to a high fixed cost traditional CFO.
Working closely with up to 20 finance functions within his portfolio at any one time allows him to effectively implement best practice solutions for his clients. With Addison being integrated into his client’s finance function this had led to significant experience in M&A, restructures, valuations and audits. Addison, being originally from a tax background, prides himself on able to identify tax considerations for both the entity and it’s key employees.
He has many years’ experience working with clients in real estate, property development, technology, retail, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and professional services industries and has worked extensively with inbound investment and setting up finance functions in Australia. Addison’s enjoys working with business and key decision makers who strive towards value creation, irrespective of their position in the business life cycle.