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Group Finance Manager

Job Title: Group Finance Manager
Location: Sydney
Salary: $70-80 + super hourly
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2693258B
Contact Name: Emily Sharkey
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2018 15:59

Job Description

A large global Software business is looking to recruit a Group Finance Manager on a temporary basis for 3 months with a view to move permanent.

This newly created role will require management of the corporate and group accounting functions and managing the overall reporting process for the group on a monthly basis for management accounts and a half year and full year for statutory reporting. You will have direct management of the corporate accounting function.

Key Accountability
  • Integrity of ledger accounting through management of policy and process for booking journals and reconciling accounts
  • Group consolidation delivered accurately by developing repeatable consolidation process supported by appropriate work papers and schedules
  • Development and implementation of appropriate technical solutions for consolidation accounting including cross business schedules, repeatable journals and reconciliation of consolidation items (FCTR, Goodwill)
  • Management of transfer pricing charges on a monthly basis to support appropriate flow of funds within the group
  • Management of ledger closing process through supervision of corporate accounting staff
  • Contribution to statutory reporting working closely with Group Reporting Accounting to deliver consolidation at appropriate levels of details along with coordination and preparation of statutory reporting disclosures.
  • Liaison with overseas offices coordinating deliver of results through a combination of stand-alone entity reporting and administration of ledgers at corporate office
  • Variance analysis on group expenses and contribution to quarterly forecasts
  • Ownership of Global Chart of Accounts
  • Management of new entity ledger set up
  • Ownership Statutory reporting calendar
  • Management of information to external auditors delivering requirements on time with appropriate support for enquiries
  • Supervision of corporate accounting team (6 staff below)
Requirements of Candidate
  • Chartered Accountant highly preferable
  • 5+ post qualification experience
  • Experience owning complex consolidation,
  • Experience managing closing and reporting process of a complex, multi entity global business
  • Experience management of team of 5 or more
  • ASX reporting experience a strong preference
If you have the suitable skillset and are interested in hearing more details please contact Emily Sharkey on 9775 5919 or click "apply" to submit your CV.