65 episodes

The Accountants on Purpose Podcast showcases inspiring stories of Accountants who are leaders in their field – what makes them tick, how they got there and what they do for their teams, their clients and the world.

Accountants On Purpose Sarah Bartholomeusz

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 35 Ratings

The Accountants on Purpose Podcast showcases inspiring stories of Accountants who are leaders in their field – what makes them tick, how they got there and what they do for their teams, their clients and the world.

    Jobs creating Jobs with Andrew Heard, Director of Heard Phillips Lieberenz

    Jobs creating Jobs with Andrew Heard, Director of Heard Phillips Lieberenz

    In this episode, Sarah Bartholomeusz is joined by Andrew Heard, an experienced non-executive company director and one of the Founders of Heard Phillips Lieberenz, a boutique Chartered Accounting practice located in Adelaide that provides corporate insolvency, restructuring and forensic accounting services.
    Andrew has a deep interest in restructuring and turnaround assignments. This interest carries through to his directorship roles where organisational transformation is occurring.

    • 28 min
    Mistakes Made, Opportunities Created with David Trim, Partner at Hall Chadwick SA

    Mistakes Made, Opportunities Created with David Trim, Partner at Hall Chadwick SA

    In this episode, Sarah Bartholomeusz is joined by David Trim, a Partner, Registered Liquidator, Head of Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency at Hall Chadwick SA. David is an insolvency and forensic accounting specialist, passionate about working in South Australia, supporting South Australian businesses in financial distress, providing them with clear-cut, no-nonsense advice that will hopefully see them get back on their feet.
    David is an expert at pointing you in the right direction, with a wealth of knowledge in the areas of corporate and personal financial distress, financial analysis and forensic engagements, including fraud investigations, commercial dispute analysis and insolvency reports.  

    His experience to date has seen him manage matters in the agribusiness and wine sectors across the state, as well as retail, manufacturing, hospitality and construction sectors.   

    • 21 min
    Season 5 Wrap Up - In-House & CFO

    Season 5 Wrap Up - In-House & CFO

    That’s a wrap on Season 5 of Accountants on Purpose!
    What an inspiring season with such an amazing group of people who have such a diverse range of experience, across many different organisations and industries, all across the world!
    As made evident this season, the job of a CFO or In-House is not just about revenue, costs and budgets. This season has been all about leadership and purpose and has emphasised the importance of enjoying what you do. We've learned many inspiring lessons from our guests that we want to share in this episode.
    Thank you to our sponsor, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand for their support and a massive thank you to all of the guests and everyone who listened in to Season 5!

    • 15 min
    The Joy Of Helping Others with Sean Pearce, Associate Director at SRG Partners

    The Joy Of Helping Others with Sean Pearce, Associate Director at SRG Partners

    Sean Pearce, an Associate Director at SRG Partners, joins Sarah Bartholomeusz in the Season 5 Finale. Sean is a chartered accountant with over 18 years of experience across Big 4, listed organisations, SMEs, family-owned businesses and startups. He was previously the CFO of La Casa Del Formaggio and Water Utilities Australia, was a Senior Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis at Thomas Foods, as well as holding various roles at Elders.
    He has gained valuable experience in the food industry, financial services, agribusiness, consumer and industrial products. He is particularly skilled in CFO duties, due diligence, financial modelling, valuations, mergers and acquisitions, and divestments, financial reporting and analysis, project management, technology implementation, and much more.

    • 13 min
    Making Meaningful Change with Amanda Cox, CFO & CPO at Racing and Wagering Western Australia

    Making Meaningful Change with Amanda Cox, CFO & CPO at Racing and Wagering Western Australia

    In this episode, Sarah Bartholomeusz is joined by Amanda Cox, the Chief Financial & People Officer at Racing and Wagering Western Australia and previous executive at the West Coast Eagles Football Club. She is also a Fellow of both Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and the Governance Institute of Australia. Not only that, she also serves as a non-executive director with Edge Employment Solutions, WA Institute of Sports and RPH Medical Research Foundation.
    Amanda is an experienced sports executive with more than 20 years of finance, people and culture, strategy, risk management and governance experience that helps her in her current role and the many community committees that she is a part of.

    • 14 min
    Building a Career on Purpose with Dexter Clarke, CFO of MotorServe

    Building a Career on Purpose with Dexter Clarke, CFO of MotorServe

    For this episode, Dexter Clarke sits down with Sarah Bartholomeusz and talks about his passion to be innovative, keeping the entrepreneurial spirit alive and maintaining a good balance of work and personal life. Dexter is currently the Chief Financial Officer of MotorServe, a business aiming at providing a one-stop shop for customers, including mechanical repairs and car servicing. 

    His mission and expertise is building world-class teams and businesses. As well as being a CFO, Dexter is also a runner, a father, a husband, a marketing whizz, and other random things not usually associated with accountants.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

PregnantSA ,

Love it

A great podcast highlighting that accountants are definitely more interest than they get credit for! Well done Sarah and the You Legal team!

Daniela Cecere-Palazzo ,

Be prepared to see accountants in a whole new light!

Sarah shines the spotlight on the holistic practice of accounting and provides her special guests with a unique platform from which to share their nuggets of advice and experiences with the world. Be prepared to see accountants in a whole new light! Thank you Sarah for making it your business to put the bigger questions, like 'purpose', at the top of our business and personal agendas.

Justine Carr ,

Engaging and entertaining

Sarah your versatility shines through in these podcasts, and the timing could not be more perfect as I’m on the lookout for a like-minded Accountant. Thank you!

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