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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3235502res
Contact Name: Sarah Kennedy
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Job Published: April 10, 2021 16:01

Job Description

Our client contributes on the globally with its resources through the production and trading of a significant utility which promotes economic development. Their assets hold great significance in the broader economy and help to drive productivity and industrial growth which is central to the operation of any modern economy.
As the key finance person you will report directly to the  CFO and you will manage a team of finance professionals who oversee all the financial and management accounting functions in the Australian business.  This role will ensure all corporate governance and compliance issues are met, including the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management and financial accounts for all entities including partnership and joint venture entities.

The ideal candidate will be CA or CPA qualified with several years’ experience in a similar role. You will demonstrate a continuous improvement mind-set, in relation to all areas of the position including effective leadership and mentorship. It is essential that you have extensive experience in Financial Reporting and ensuring that the maintenance of an expert level knowledge of all relevant accounting standards and policy changes.
You will be achievement-focused where team members are expected to set realistic and challenging goals and solve problems effectively. You will build on the planning and collaborative culture in the team by supporting them in setting goals; developing plans, and monitoring performance against the business’s objectives. You will be a natural leader and be collaborative in your approach but have the ability to demonstrate assertiveness in your decision making when guiding your team and communicating internally with key stakeholders.

Any previous experience in the Resources or Utilities sector will be highly regarded. For a confidential discussion and more information please call Haydn Furness  07 3854 3805 or Sarah Kennedy 07 3854 3801 /