Our client is a multinational professional services business that continues to grow at pace across the region. Offering their clients services that are second to none means they understand and value the importance of striving for success.
There is a supportive management team in place that continuously endeavour to offer their employees variety, challenge and a first-class working environment. A huge effort is put in to ensure each and every team member enjoys coming to the office each day and being part of a culture of success.
As the Financial Controller, you will have the chance to join this high performing environment in a business partnering role, working closely with the senior executive team. In this 12-month fixed-term contract, you will report to a talented and upbeat COO. You will be the top finance person in Australia and take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the finance function whilst overseeing a well-organised accounts team. You will lead 4 direct reports and your role will include (but not be limited to):
Business partnering with multiple key stakeholders
Providing value add reporting and analysis
Financial planning and analysis to support the growth strategy
Monitoring and reporting on Consultant KPIs along with detailed revenue analysis
Providing advice and recommendations to senior management regarding pricing
Preparing annual budgets, forecasts and monthly management reporting
Monitoring, tracking and reporting financial results against budgets, goals and historical performance while identifying improvement opportunities
Liaising with internal and external auditors, ensuring compliance with taxation including GST, income tax and withholding tax
Undertaking occasional business trips across Australia and the wider region
Further, you will also be involved in fascinating project work, answering ad hoc requests from Managers/departments across the organisation and driving cost efficiencies and best practice initiatives.
We are keen to chat with talented accounting professionals who meet the majority of the following criteria:
Exposure to the majority of the aforementioned tasks
Currently working in a broad Financial Controller, Finance Manager (or equivalent) position
Professionally qualified (e.g. CA, ACA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent)
Previous staff management experience
Proven analytical ability with a thirst for understanding the reasons ‘behind the numbers’
Demonstrable track record of progression and achievement
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to be able to effectively liaise with numerous stakeholders
Those with experience working in positions reporting into an overseas parent will be viewed favourably however this is not a pre-requisite
Although this is a role in which you will oversee the finance team, it is also required that you be willing to ‘roll up your sleeves’ and ‘do’ when required. Coupled with this, you should have proven ability in training, up-skilling and motivating others.
Please call Louise Kelly at Richard Lloyd for more information regarding this Financial Controller role on 02 8324 5643, quoting reference number 6834 or click on apply 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.