Finance Director & Office Manager | Newcastle
Angela has been in the real estate industry for over 25 years commencing as a Receptionist and progressed through the years to Property Management managing a portfolio of both commercial and industrial properties. Having obtained qualification for a Real Estate Licence she also spent some time handling sales and leasing of commercial real estate in the Newcastle region.
Angela started in 2000 with Colliers International within the Newcastle office as a Property Manager looking after a portfolio of commercial and industrial properties. In 2001 an opportunity was available to become a Personal Assistant to the then Managing Director, Peter Dodds which she gladly accepted. This position progressed through the years into the role of Office Manager for over 13 years in the Newcastle office.
Angela has been responsible for the marketing and branding of the Newcastle office including overseeing all promotional materials from newspaper advertising, signboard, online presentations, printed material and other forms of external communication.
Angela has also been responsible in implementing internal systems to ensure the smooth operation of the Newcastle office including IT platforms and internal administration systems.
In July 2015, Angela decided to take on the opportunity and challenge and became the Manager & Trust Accountant for the Newcastle Real Estate Management Team. Angela took on the responsibility of ensuring the REM team and their client's portfolio of Commercial & Industrial properties were maintained and looked after with the highest attention to detail and being proactive in our Real Estate Management department.
Due to internal restructuring, in early 2018, Angela was transferred to the position of Associate Director in Finance then in 2019 promoted to Director in Finance for the Newcastle office. She is now responsible for the ongoing development, maintenance and continuous improvement of core Financial Operations for the Newcastle office, working closely with the Managing Director as well as the Finance leadership team in delivering client focused solutions.
Angela's responsibilities now include all forms of Trust Accounting, including Sales and Leasing Trust, Advertising Trust, IBD Trust and Residential Trust from receivables, payables, reconciliation, invoicing through to settlement. She is also responsible for the review and preparation of all compliance documents to ensure adherence to various legislation, compliance plans and internal policies.
Real Estate Licence.