Ian McComiskie, Finance Expert in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Ian McComiskie

Finance Expert in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Member since April 20, 2017
Ian is a financial consultant who primarily focuses on helping startups and small and medium-sized enterprises with source funding, write business plans, build out robust financial models, market research, and valuation analysis. He's worked with many international companies across the US, Latin America, Europe, and Australia. Ian enjoys working as a freelancer as it offers the freedom to choose his projects and also travel in South America.
Ian is now available for hire

Career Highlights


Case studies

Industry Expertise

  • Banking
  • Healthcare Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Food & Beverage
  • Retail
  • Financial Modeling
  • Fintech

Software Expertise

Other Expertise


  • Financial Analyst

    2017 - PRESENT
    Sales & Orders
    • Constructed a financial model for internal projections and external fundraising.
    • Built sales analysis tool for internal use; MRR, CLTV, CAC, and so on.
    • Implemented a SaaS company analysis.
    • Advised on specific accounting issues.
  • Financial Analyst

    2016 - PRESENT
    • Built a financial model for various different business models (changing from a commission based on SaaS).
    • Assisted in the preparation of pitch deck, a business plan, and a financial model for venture capital and angel investors.
    Focus areas: Entrepreneurial Finance, Financial Modeling
  • Financial Analyst

    2017 - 2018
    Elemental Snacks
    • Created a detailed financial model with various product streams which launch at different times and scale at different rates.
    • Built out a detailed comparison table for actuals and projection to present to investors.
    • Made multiple sales channels and payment terms to evaluate changing cash needs.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling
  • Financial Analyst

    2016 - 2018
    Franchise Consulting Company
    • Built financial models for various franchise companies and assisted in the preparation of FDD documentation.
    • Created the template model and business plan to be used for all future franchise models.
    • Built models for various sectors including restaurants, vitamin stores, and day-care centers.
    Focus areas: Entrepreneurial Finance, Financial Modeling, Budgeting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Financial Analyst

    2005 - 2010
    Macquarie Group
    • Built a financial model—developed a business plan for various multi billion dollar infrastructure assets including toll roads, tank farms, and airports.
    • Created a financial model for the acquisition of Giuliani Capital Advisors by Macquarie Group in 2009.
    • Devised the strategy, a financial model, and pitched executives for the on balance sheet acquisition of a listed retail company worth $3 billion.
    • Advised International Power on their bid to acquire NRG’s coal fired power assets in Australia.
    • Built a financial model and advised International Power on their bid to acquire NRG's coal fire powered assets in Australia.
    Focus areas: Business Planning, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)


  • Specialization in Operation Analytics
    2016 - 2016
    University of Pennsylvania | Coursera - Online
  • Specialization in Customer Analytics
    2016 - 2016
    University of Pennsylvania | Coursera - Online
  • Master's Degree in Finance
    2007 - 2010
    INSEAD - France and Singapore
  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce
    2001 - 2005
    University of Melbourne - Melbourne, Australia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering
    2001 - 2005
    University of Melbourne - Melbourne, Australia

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