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Stephen Moir

Director, Moir Group

Stephen Moir

Director, Moir Group

Prior to establishing Moir Group, Stephen spent 17 years with a leading international recruitment firm. He progressed through the business and was Managing Director for the operations in Australia.  He left to establish Moir Group in early 2007.

Stephen firmly believes that work is a big part of people's lives and that having a satisfying job is a big part of having a fulfilling life. Stephen has had great success in delivering on this belief.  He stands by Moir Group’s values of Care, Partnership, Rigour, Persistence and Passion, and they underpin everything he does. He always focuses on cultural fit, service and sourcing the right people for his clients, realising that, when Moir Group do their job really well, they have a significant impact on organisations and people's lives. The result is that Moir’s candidates build successful careers with great retention for the organisations they are placed with.

Karen Ryan

Director - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Karen Ryan

Director - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Karen is one of two Directors at Moir Group.  Karen joined the business in 2009 to set up the Interim Recruitment business.  Karen has since set up a highly experienced team of recruiters, many in job-share arrangements, who together look after Moir’s clients and candidates across all locations in Sydney, as well as regional NSW, Victoria and Brisbane.  These range from CFO to transactional-level recruitment.

Karen’s previous experience has been in recruiting across various disciplines including Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Project, Change Management and IT.  Initially an Accountant at IBM, Karen moved into Finance recruitment early in her career and she brings with her over 30 years of diverse recruitment and management experience, working across Australia, as well as in Hong Kong and the UK.

Kelly Patti

Financial Controller

Kelly Patti

Financial Controller

Kelly joined Moir Group in May 2010 and is the Financial Controller. In her role, she is responsible for the entire finance function of the business. She is a member of the Senior Management team and works closely with the directors, ensuring strategic targets are met.

Prior to working with Moir Group, she had over 28 years experience working in the FMCG sector and the radio and television industry. Her most recent role was as Commercial Manager with a division of Pacific Brands. She holds a Bachelor of Business and has been a CPA for over 25 years. She also holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Newton Soares

Manager - Permanent Recruitment

Newton Soares

Manager - Permanent Recruitment

Newton Soares manages our permanent recruitment team. He has specialised in accounting recruitment since 2001 and joined Moir Group in August 2014. Newton holds a Bachelor of Commerce, UWS, Parramatta. 

Newton brings a fresh, enthusiastic, passionate approach to recruitment, creating deep relationships with all stakeholders and has built an extensive network across the Sydney finance market. 

Trisha Roberts

Manager - NFP, Government & Services Recruitment

Trisha Roberts

Manager - NFP, Government & Services Recruitment

Trisha has over 20 years finance/recruitment experience and joined Moir Group in September 2009.  Degree-qualified in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations, Trisha has spent several years in internal recruitment and generalist HR roles within telecommunications, entertainment, IT consulting and finance regulators.  She has focused on contract/temporary recruitment for the last 10 years and in 2016 launched the Not for Profit, Government and Services specialist division. Trisha particularly enjoys partnering with businesses to recruit for those ‘hard-to-fill’ roles.

Andrew Pownall

Senior Associate - Executive Search

Andrew Pownall

Senior Associate - Executive Search

Andrew has over twenty years’ recruitment experience gained from recruiting a variety of positions for large, listed global commercial companies to SME'. Andrew will look after Moir Group's clients and candidates at the executive level across all locations in Sydney, as well as regional NSW, Victoria and Brisbane. Andrew’s previous experience has been in recruiting across various disciplines including Finance, Accounting, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project & Change Management.


Doug Spahn

Senior Associate - Executive Search

Doug Spahn

Senior Associate - Executive Search

Doug has enjoyed a 25-year career operating at a Senior Executive level. He has built effective teams, strong cultures and a profit focus for companies across numerous sectors, providing him with insight into the challenges facing the clients he now serves. Doug’s Executive Search expertise spans the leadership spectrum. He has executed assignments across the Asia Pacific region for over 16 years. He is passionately candidate focused and advises senior professionals on how to identify what makes them excellent and the leadership and organisational culture that allows them to thrive.

A curious thinker and problem solver, Doug can articulate complex and ambiguous concepts into simple, easy to understand messages for his relevant audience. His passion for quality service ensures both candidates and clients are engaged in the recruitment process.

Emma Walsh

Business Manager - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Emma Walsh

Business Manager - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Emma is an experienced Accountancy and Finance recruiter, focusing on contracting, temporary and interim management roles within Sydney. She initially started her career in recruitment in the UK, returning to Australia in 2003. She has over 16 years recruitment experience gained from recruiting a variety of positions for large, listed global commercial companies to SME's. She works alongside a team of professional recruiters and is involved in learning, training and development, and hosting professional seminars and workshops.

Her areas of focus are Finance Directors, CFOs, Commercial and Change Managers, Analysts, Financial Accountants, Management Accountants, Accounts Payable/Receivable and Payroll. She holds a Bachelor Degree from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Anna Hall

Business Manager - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Anna Hall

Business Manager - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Anna began her recruitment career in 1994, recruiting Accounting and Finance staff for the banking industry in London. Moving to Sydney in 1997, Anna worked for a multinational recruitment business in both finance and marketing recruitment, during which time she managed the start-up of a new business unit. Anna joined Moir Group in 2012 and specialises in temporary and contract recruitment in accounting and finance, focusing on the city and inner-city client base. She offers Moir Group clients and candidates extensive business partnering and proven finance recruitment skills.

Helen Pretious

Business Manager - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Helen Pretious

Business Manager - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Helen began her career in accounting recruitment in 2004 in London where she was responsible for recruitment of permanent roles within commerce. Having moved to Sydney in 2007, Helen continued her career in accounting recruitment before joining Moir Group in 2011. Helen specialises in temporary and contracting roles within the CBD and City South locations covering large listed global companies, mid-size organisations and SME’s. With a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Sociology, Helen enjoys partnering closely with both clients and candidates to find the best solution and create long term relationships. 

Fiona Marr

Senior Consultant - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Fiona Marr

Senior Consultant - Temporary and Contracting Recruitment

Fiona is a Senior Consultant with Moir Group, specialising in Temporary and Contracting recruitment across all levels of Finance and Accounting. She brings global and local experience to the role, after beginning her recruitment career in London in 1996. Fiona has successfully recruited Accounting and Finance staff, within the banking industry, and also held marketing roles within the recruitment industry. Degree-qualified in Commerce (HR and Industrial Relations), she is fully committed to building long-term, successful relationships with both industry clients and candidates.

Vicky Lazarus

Senior Consultant - NFP, Government & Services Recruitment

Vicky Lazarus

Senior Consultant - NFP, Government & Services Recruitment

Vicky joined Moir Group in February 2014 as a Senior Consultant in the Temporary/Contracting team. Vicky looks after all levels of Finance and Accounting roles that fall within the CBD and South Sydney area. Vicky is a Registered Psychologist and combines her experience in counselling with over 10 years experience recruiting across a variety of disciplines and industries. She is passionate about recruitment, as well as helping build our candidates' careers and sense of self-worth.

Sarah Ottley

Senior Consultant, NFP, Government & Services Division

Sarah Ottley

Senior Consultant, NFP, Government & Services Division

Sarah has 12 years’ experience working as a recruitment consultant, predominantly within the Finance and Accounting Sector in the UK and in Australia and has a strong general knowledge of most areas of finance. Starting her consulting career recruiting into the Corporate Tax Sector in the UK, she moved to Australia and continued her career in finance recruitment. She has a passion for helping people to find their perfect role and will go to great lengths to ensure that there is always a great cultural match with the organisations. Working within the Not For Profit, Government & Services team, Sarah focuses on permanent recruitment of all levels. Having worked closely with the Education/charity sector for several years she loves being able to work with organisations that are so passionate to their purpose.

Melanie McCroarey

Senior Consultant - Permanent Recruitment

Melanie McCroarey

Senior Consultant - Permanent Recruitment

Melanie is a Senior Consultant at Moir Group who joined late 2016 and works on the permanent recruitment for mid-management roles for CBD and West clients. Melanie is ACCA qualified with over 10 years’ experience working in various accounting roles with multinational Entertainment/Media organisations in London. Upon returning home to Australia in 2014, she pursued her career in Finance & Accounting recruitment and is passionate about utilising her accounting background combined with her personable approach to successfully assist candidates and clients. 

Cassie Dryburgh

Consultant - Permanent Recruitment

Cassie Dryburgh

Consultant - Permanent Recruitment

Cassie joined Moir Group in February 2016 as a Consultant within the permanent team, after moving across from Scotland. Cassie completed her Law Degree in 2010, worked for a regional airline for a year, before finding her passion and transitioning into recruitment. She has now spent over seven years focused within the accounting and finance market.  

Having worked across a broad range of industry sectors, her experience ranges from entry level Accounts Assistant through to newly qualified and Finance Manager level roles. She enjoys the challenge of balancing her fast-paced role with the opportunity to build strong partnerships with clients and candidates, thus allowing her to fully understand their needs and ultimately find the perfect match.


Rachael Abbott

Consultant - Permanent Recruitment

Rachael Abbott

Consultant - Permanent Recruitment

Rachael Joined Moir Group in May 2018 as a Consultant within the permanent team. Rachael completed her International Business degree in 2013, working internationally within the logistics and supply chain sector for two years before transitioning into recruitment. Rachael has over three years recruitment experience, working in both the UK and Sydney focusing on the accounting and finance market. Rachael has experience working across a number of industries including FMCG, IT, Manufacturing, Government and Not For Profit.

Her experience covers a broad range of finance and accounting roles from entry transactional positions to Finance Manager level. She enjoys building strong, long lasting relationships with candidates and clients across all industries and backgrounds. She is proud to be part of an organisation that lives and breathes their values and strives to put them into practice every day.

Belen Patino Mayer

Assistant Accountant

Belen Patino Mayer

Assistant Accountant

Bel joined Moir Group in March 2017 and is the Assistant Accountant of the company. In her role, she is responsible for Payroll and Accounts Payable. She works closely with the Financial Controller assisting her in the finance department.

She has over 9 years’ experience working in finance and accounting roles in office environments and service industries. Her most recent role was as a Financial Analyst at Air France KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. She holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and a Diploma of Leadership and Management. She is analytical by nature and is passionate about new challenges and enjoys seeing projects through to the end.

Sara Eriksson

Operations, Marketing & Events

Sara Eriksson

Operations, Marketing & Events

Joining Moir Group in May 2017, Sara takes on multiple roles in the company. She supports the Permanent Team administratively, is the key point of contact for all Moir Group Events and works closely with Stephen on marketing and the development of our Learning Portal.

Moving back to Sydney in 2013, Sara worked as the Office Manager for a mid-tier accounting firm in Sydney’s south. She holds a Diploma of Business and a Diploma of Interior Design – a perfect balance of practical and creative that help her take on the many varied aspects of her role.

Natascha D'Arcy

Executive Assistant

Natascha D'Arcy

Executive Assistant

Natascha joined the operations team at Moir Group in March 2017. With over 10 years’ experience managing administration and operations and front-of-house for various companies, Natascha moved in to the role of Executive Assistant for Stephen Moir. She supports Stephen directly in all aspects of administration, ensuring his busy diary is managed smoothly. She also instigates many projects across the business, including customer service and database management initiatives.

Kristine De Jesus

Resourcer/Operations Support

Kristine De Jesus

Resourcer/Operations Support

Kristine joined the Temporary and Contracting team in October 2013 as a Resource/Operations Support. She provides assistance to the contracting team, as well as support to the Finance Team with regards to temporary payroll. She has been in the recruitment industry for almost 10 years. Kristine is passionate about coordinating and supporting others in the team.


Chloe Thomas

Receptionist

Chloe Thomas

Receptionist

Chloe Joined Moir Group in October 2017 as our Receptionist. Prior to this she has been living and working in London for 2 years as front of house/reception for a large insurance company.

Chloe has come from working in Child Care for 5 years where she completed her Diploma of Children’s Services, then transitioned into the corporate industry. She has over 7 years’ experience managing reception and front-of-house for various professional service companies including Banking, Insurance and Finance. She has a drive for delivering excellent customer service and to make a real difference to people’s day.

Mishelle Lord

Operations Assistant

Mishelle Lord

Operations Assistant

Mishelle has been with Moir Group for over 7 years and has recently returned from maternity leave into the part time role of Operations Assistant, supporting the Operations Team in all functions. Mishelle is passionate about recruitment and supporting the team and business.

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