Financial Controller - Legal Firm

  • 29-04-24
  • $140K - $160K + Super (depending on experience)
  • CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs
  • Full-time
  • Ideal role for 2nd time mover
  • Hands-on FC role with a broad remit and a chance to assist in the growth of this dynamic group
  • A successful and well-respected law firm with multiple entities and an entrepreneurial culture.
  • Sydney CBD location with hybrid working. Salary: $140K - $160K + Super depending on experience

Financial Controller - Legal - Sydney CBD

Company Background

Richard Lloyd has been exclusively engaged by an established and well-respected legal firm who have been on a terrific growth journey. Our client has a great reputation for providing invaluable advice and services to their clients with an innovative and entrepreneurial culture. With an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration, they have created a positive culture that empowers team members to take control of their roles and responsibilities. With a dynamic environment, this is the type of workplace open to suggestions on how to improve things and allows you to have a great impact on how the business operates.

The Role

As the Financial Controller, your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Full ownership of financial and management reporting including consolidated group reporting
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Cashflow management
  • Work closely with the CFO on analysis, financial planning and strategy
  • Process improvement identification and implementation
  • Ensure all compliance requirements are met including audit, statutory reporting and tax liabilities¬†
  • Manage key relationships including auditors
  • Manage and mentor a small team
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis as required

Your Background

To be considered for this Financial Controller position, you should have the following skills and attributes:

  • CA / CPA qualified
  • Significant experience in managing the finance function including full month end and reporting ownership
  • Candidates with experience in big 4 or 2nd tier chartered firms will be highly regarded
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong track record of initiating and managing process improvement projects
  • Confident and collaborative working style, eager to partner with internal stakeholders
  • For the right candidate, our client is in a position to sponsor a WHV candidate who meets all the criteria.

If you are keen to apply for this Financial Controller role, please contact Louise Philippou at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5643, quoting reference 8580 or click on 'apply now' below.

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