As the finance leadership role moves from one of traditional controller to value creator, decision-maker and strategist the need for exceptional talent is continuing to grow. Amidst a vast amount of political, regulatory, social and competitive pressures, finance leaders are bracing themselves for yet more change as their role evolves beyond the core finance function.

The new mandate of finance chiefs entails strategic leadership, cross-function partnership and business transformation to drive value and create sustainable business practices.


The role of finance and accounting is integral to a business’ success. Our specialist Finance Practice has a strong track record providing expert guidance to our clients across a range of industries from ASX 50 business through to Small and Medium-sized enterprise.

The ability to attract, retain and develop talent within the finance function is critical to an organisation’s ability to grow and succeed. By providing bespoke executive search, interim solutions and talent consulting services to our partners we have effectively bolstered the performance of many global and Australian businesses.

Functional Roles

Our Finance Practice specialises in supporting and sourcing talent for business in the following roles:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Commercial Manager
  • Head of Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Head of Treasury/Tax
  • Head of Risk and Compliance
  • Financial Controller/Manager
  • Equity Research Analyst
  • Senior Management/Financial Accountant
  • Senior Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Practice Lead

Elliot Long

Elliot leads our Finance Practice with a specialist focus on executive-level and C-suite appointments across the finance and accounting function. Elliot is a former Australian representative athlete and started his career in B2C sales within the high-end residential property space following studies of a degree in economics. From there, it was a natural progression into the executive search industry with a combination of functional knowledge and relationship building skills that has attracted a strong network of senior finance experts.

Please view our introduction
to the Finance Practice by Elliot Long

Salary Guide Calculator

This Salary Calculator provides an indicative guide of salary packages, base salary and superannuation for executive roles in each of Pacific Talent Partner’s Practice areas. For the Sales Practice, we have also provided an estimate of on-target earnings. Once all options have been selected, the calculator will provide an indicative guide of the minimum, average and maximum salary packages associated with selected executive roles.

See link for the basis upon which this information has been prepared.

To watch our video which provides a guide to Executive Remuneration, please click here.

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Australian and Global businesses.