I graduated from the Australian National University, with a Bachelors in Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance, and became a Chartered Accountant. I started my career with KPMG and experienced different types of international accounting and finance contract roles, and more importantly the recruitment markets around the world (as a candidate), which developed my understanding of the importance and benefit of having a skilled and knowledgeable recruitment partner. I then began my career journey within the recruitment industry, looking to use my professional experiences to help others find their perfect job.
I have spent the last 5 years recruiting finance roles in the Sydney market for a broad range of clients within the property/real estate, retail, private equity and corporate advisory sectors. I have a strong track record of helping clients and candidates make the right hiring and career choices.
I have a passion for helping professionals to develop and grow their careers and am also the co-host of the [axr] Finance to Leadership Incubator and career podcast, “Your Future in Finance” to help future leaders understand their career pathways and make great career decisions through learning from our current leaders.
Outside of work, when I am not being a doting husband and dad, you’ll find me in the surf, playing football or watching my team Arsenal.
What my clients say
AXR placed me in an investor relations role for an ASX50 company.
I can not speak highly enough of Rick Jacobson from AXR. He was very supportive throughout the entire recruitment process. He made sure I was well informed and prepped for all my interviews. Rick is very well connected and understands the industry so was able guide me into a role that was right for me. I highly recommend Rick to future candidates and employers.
The best in the business. I have had experience as both a candidate and a client and Greg and Rick are always professional, insightful and diligent. I highly recommend.
I cannot speak highly enough of the advice and support Greg O’Shea, Greg McKenzie and team have provided me in my recent career move. In the end, my role was not secured through AXR, but Greg O’Shea was willing to help behind the scenes on my behalf and I am convinced that this got my foot in the door. To me, that’s a sign of a recruitment team that truly cares about the candidate experience and about fostering genuine relationships. I look forward to staying connected with AXR and working together in the future.
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