Melissa Tirant In 60 Seconds

Melissa Tirant is an accomplished CFO with extensive experience in commercial environments across Australia and Singapore. She excels in strategic and operational capacities, driving growth through transformative measures, process optimization, and market analysis. Melissa’s expertise in pricing strategies, restructuring, M&A, and divestments ensures lasting stability and prosperity for SME business owners.

Specialist Skills

Business Planning

Developed strategic plans, budgets and forecasting

Financial Operations

Cash flow and profit maximisation

Policies & Procedures

Implementation and Review, including SOX Compliance

Strategic Thinker

Spent last 15+ years developing and growing businesses across various sectors

Managing Risk

Governance and Risk Management at board level

Track Record Highlights

  • Lead the business transformation of low value product lines to higher margin quality products, increasing trade margins year on year.
  • Developed high performing teams for regionalised finance and non finance areas (IT, HR, Customer Service, Procurement & Logistics) to meet business and customer service needs.
  • Successful divestments of product portfolios from businesses, including two way transitional service level agreements to ensure continuity of business and customer support for all organisations.
  • Developed and implemented operational policies and procedures across regions to streamline business activities and risk management.
  • Focused programs to reduce trade receivables and improve cash flows in operations in Australia and Asia.
  • Turnaround of the business model to improve manufacturing times, production efficiency, wastage and overall inventory levels, resulting in cash flow and profit optimisation.

Sector Experience

  • Engineering
  • Mining, Resources & Energy
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms
  • Government & Defence: Water Utilities & Infrastructure

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