Lin Longman’s accountancy career began working overseas, initially working within the travel industry in Europe and then for the Australian government in Sydney.
Lin qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in 1999 and has over 15 years’ experience working at a senior financial level in both commercial industry and within the Ministry of Defence.
Prior to joining DARA in 2004 and latterly as Financial Controller of the Electronics and Components Business Unit’s within the Defence Support Group, Lin was Head of Finance for Hoover Europe’s UK Refrigeration and Service Division.
The Finance Director:
- has overall responsibility for the financial integrity and propriety of the company
- works with peers to grow the business, formulating plans which will drive both the company’s profitability and financially viability
- manages company policies to ensure all statutory and regulatory requirements are met and provides the Executive Board with guidance and feedback on the progress and performance of the company