Our client is a prominent medium sized and well-respected building-services business and following the acquisition of their largest market rival, have cemented themselves as Australia’s leader in their sector. This acquisition has thrown up a number of challenges including the urgent need for the upskilling of the Finance team and the recruitment of a Commercial Finance Manager to lead it.
As the Commercial Finance Manager your focus will be related to all matters commercial, contractual and finance for the business. Most importantly however, initially will be the financial and commercial integration of their competitor and the setting up of a combined finance function.
Briefly the role will involve:
The financial and commercial integration of their competitor
Setting up of the finance function, including building reporting and budgeting templates
Set up a controls regime to ensure the business is compliant with all statutory obligations and segregation of duties
Recruit and train further member(s) of the finance team to assist you
Once these business-critical tasks are settled, the role will involve:
Managing the Finance team
Build and maintain a cashflow model to ensure cash liquidity for major contract payments
Ensuring the accurate production of the monthly P&Ls are produced for management
Ensuring all projects are tracking to budget including all WIP claims are submitted on time
Managing and reporting on Inventory
Contract review especially around their financial terms
Working closely with the external accountant on all taxation matters
If you are keen to be considered for this role, there are a couple of key considerations. Specially the client would like:
A background in SME Construction and / or Manufacturing
Experience working in a business going through significant growth and change
Experience in setting up Finance functions, templates and reporting
CA/CPA qualified (or equivalent)
If you are keen to apply for this Commercial Finance Manager role, please contact Kent Maxwell at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5644, quoting reference 6596 or click on 'apply now' below.
Please submit your CV in Word format and note that due to the high volume of responses we receive only suitable candidates will be contacted.