Finance and Accounting

Complex financial challenges should not be an obstacle to cost-effective, sustainable performance.

With years of public sector experience, our finance and accounting specialists achieve tangible outcomes within Commonwealth financial, budgeting and reporting frameworks.

Our significant practical experience delivering financial and accounting services within the public sector underpins the advice and solutions we implement for our clients. We help solve those complex financial and administration challenges that prevent clients from delivering better, more sustainable performance and stability.

Whether you require significant or remedial assistance, we bring control back to your business through a range of financial and budget management, audit and compliance reporting, and process automation support.

Our capabilities include:

Policy Development / Asset and Liability Management / Cost Recovery / Budget Development / Modelling and Analysis / Financial Viability Assessments / Reporting Frameworks

Our Work

  • Defence CFO Group Chief Executive Instruction Review

    In 2008, the Defence CFO Group found their Chief Executive Instructions (CEIs) needed to be reviewed and made more focused, readable and relevant. Cordelta was engaged to rationalise the number of CEIs and clarify the must dos required by legislation and the Defence’s Secretary’s policy instructions. Cordelta worked closely with the Group’s staff, drawing on its subject matter expertise and understanding of corporate management within a Commonwealth agency. Cordelta’s team was able to reduce the number of CEIs as well as rewriting them to be succinct and clear. A new volume of comprehensive and relevant financial instructions was also created to support the new CEIs (FINMAN 5). The revised CEIs …
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  • Defence Force Recruiting Procurement and Contract Management

    In 2008, Defence Force Recruiting required contract support specialising in procurement process and facility management. Cordelta was engaged to review existing and proposed contractual arrangements for Australian Defence Force recruitment activities and development and support of a disengagement plan for current recruitment contracts and a methodology for to enable transition to new arrangements. Cordelta undertook the role of contract administrator over a medium term at a time of complex contract manoeuvring to deliver uninterrupted recruitment services to the ADF. Cordelta developed an engagement plan in consultation with DFR to agree on key deliverables, identify current issues and develop mitigation strategies. The timing of this engagement represented a major risk to …
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Our Experts

Carolyn Beake

Senior Executive