B.Com. / Chief Financial Officer
Nicole reports to the Managing Director of Vantage and is responsible for the accounting, compliance and management of fund investment administration for each of Vantage’s Private Equity Fund of Funds entities as well direct fund investment vehicles.
Nicole’s role includes; the preparation / review of each Vantage Fund’s monthly, quarterly and annual financial and investor reports, preparation of Board presentations and Investment Committee reports for each fund entity, assistance with the preparation of investment submission reports to the Investment Committee for new underlying fund investments and foreign exchange hedging strategies. Nicole also manages the tax compliance and year end audits for the Vantage group of management companies and fund entities.
Nicole was previously an Audit Manager with independent audit specialists, Williams Partners, where she was responsible for the delivery of quality audits in accordance with risk management procedures and Australian Accounting Standards for a many organisations across a range of industries including manufacturing, tourism, Not-For-Profits and other specialist industries such as compliance plan audits of businesses within the financial services industry.
Prior to Williams Partners, Nicole was a Senior Manager in the audit division of Ernst & Young where she was responsible for the management of an audit team delivering company audits for both listed and non-listed entities, from planning through to completion, in predominately the tourism, construction and hospitality industries.
Nicole holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting from Griffith University (Australia) and is a Certified Practicing Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.