Prophecy Picks New Numbers Man
Released 28 January 2003
Software developer Prophecy International has appointed experienced
management accountant Geoff Crook to revamp its global financial
As Group Accountant, Mr. Crook will play a key role in financial
reporting to Prophecy's Board as well as undertaking a substantial
redevelopment of the company's global reporting systems. "Prophecy
needed someone to improve its worldwide operational and Board reporting,"
"I have always enjoyed working with numbers and my innate
nosiness ensures the smallest of details do not get past me. The
role at Propehcy gives me the opportunity to roll up my sleeves
and get into the job I love doing."
An Honours graduate from Warwick University in the UK, Mr. Crook
has held positions in London including Financial Controller for
Auxinet plc, Management Accountant for Timothy Benn Publishing Limited
and an audit role with the Thames Valley office of international
accounting firm Grant Thornton.
Mr. Crook migrated to Australia after several visits. Attractions
included its warm climate; easy-going citizens and an Australian
Prophecy International CEO Alan Greig said Mr. Crook's strong accounting
credentials made him the perfect choice for Prophecy. "We were
looking for someone with the skills and experience to build a flexible
reporting system that enables us to track performance globally on
a daily basis," he said.