Jimmy Carruthers

Specialisation: Finance & Commercial, Banking & Financial Services, Technology
Company Position: Director - Melbourne
Email Address: Jimmy.Carruthers@ambition.com.au
Phone Number: +61 3 8629 1034

My Background

I commenced my career in chartered accounting at Grant Thornton in 2005, 2 years later I moved over to finance recruitment, where I spent 4 years at Michael Page, my last 2 ½ years as a Manager. I joined Ambition in 2011 to take on the role of Divisional Manager of the Finance & Accounting team and in 2013 was promoted to Associate Director. In 2014 my portfolio expanded to leading the AccountAbility and Banking & Financial services teams, a year later I was promoted to Director of Victoria. 

My teams and I support and partner the Melbourne Commerce & Industry and Financial Services markets with expert permanent and contract finance, strategy, business support and technology recruitment services from entry level experience up to CFO and CIO level. 

I am responsible for leading the development and growth of the Ambition Group business in Victoria. 


Roles I recruit

I recruit C suit roles – predominantly CFO’s, Heads of Strategy and functional senior leadership roles in finance and commercial functions and divisions.  

Recent Projects

In 2016 some of my projects have included a CFO for a growing digital agency, a CFO for a micro-cap ASX technology company, a Head of FP&A for a top 20 ASX and a productivity strategy lead for a top 10 ASX.