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Principal Consultant - Financial Advisory Services

Canberra, ACT

Who we are 

Projects Assured is a Canberra-based consultancy delivering expertise to the market across Management Advisory, Capability Management, and Information Technology Services. We are trusted strategic advisors and proven delivery partners, with an excellent reputation for solving our clients’ most challenging business problems.

Our vision is to be Canberra’s premier management consultancy and Canberra’s best place to work. Our people are pragmatic, energetic, and passionate professionals who bring diverse life experiences to high performing teams. Filling our Work, Live and Reward buckets is an important part of who we are.  

We are actively seeking a dynamic and driven individual with significant expertise and experience in financial advisory services to join our team and play a crucial role in propelling the company into its next phase of growth. This role involves bolstering business development efforts, necessitating a strategic approach and leveraging existing networks and extensive knowledge of the Canberra region. 


As a key member of the Leadership Team at Projects Assured, you will be instrumental in identifying growth opportunities, formulating sales strategies, pursuing new prospects, and conducting comprehensive market research and analysis within the financial sector. Your primary focus will be on cultivating and driving business relationships to grow the financial arm for Projects Assured.  

Key Qualifications

We are seeking an experienced leader with a robust network in Canberra, ideally thriving in a delivery and entrepreneurial sales-driven environment. The ideal candidate possesses: 

Demonstrated expertise in the delivery of financial advisory services, including but not limited to: 

  • Finance strategy 
  • Business partner functions 
  • Cost estimation & cost assurance 
  • Financial analysis and reporting  
  • Financial policy development, review and implementation 
  • Exceptional communication and relationship cultivation skills, with the ability to engage effectively across all levels of organizations 
  • Outstanding presentation, negotiation, and positive influencing abilities, enabling clear communication of complex ideas tailored to diverse audiences 
  • Proactive and self-driven mindset, underpinned by a results-oriented approach, with the ability to work autonomously to achieve sales and service delivery success 
  • Ability to collaborate with the Management Team to engage with prospective clients, securing new business opportunities, and ensuring efficient follow-ups and reporting on outcomes.  

If you thrive in a challenging and dynamic professional services environment and possess the required qualifications, we invite you to join our team and contribute to the continued success of Projects Assured.  

Skills and Attributes 

  • A CPA or tertiary qualifications related to the role 
  • Active AGSVA security clearance is desirable or the ability to gain one.
  • Embody Projects Assured values  
  • Highly developed negotiation and influencing skills 
  • Strong commercial acumen and professional network with long-term relationships with clients 
  • Excellent interpersonal and client management skills 
  • You will likely have over a decade of experience to be at this level 

What Projects Assured can offer you 

Be part of a prominent medium-sized professional services consulting company. We want YOU to contribute to our next phase of growth. 

We will fill your Work, Live and Reward buckets. This is an opportunity to secure a challenging role taking the company through to its next stage of success. Your high-performance results will give you access to tailor made package that will generously reward your efforts. At Projects Assured we are empowered by workforce diversity and encourage applications from all ages, nationalities, abilities, and cultures. 

How to Apply 

Complete the application form below, and send a 500-word cover letter outlining your business development, sales, and relationship-building capability. Please include an up-to-date resume and relevant certifications. 

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Not exactly sure what we are looking for, or seeking clarification? Reach out to us. We’d be happy to chat with you!


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