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Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3205258
Contact Name: Sarah Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 12, 2021 13:01

Job Description

This high profile, complex business is very well known in the Australian market, and has a range of premium products sold through major retailers. They are undergoing an exciting phase of business expansion looking for a Group Financial Controller to join the team on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Group Chief Financial Officer with a close working relationship with Executive Management and operational leads, this position actively influences the achievement of planned growth and profitability objectives of the company. This is very much a hands on role in a fast paced environment ensuring accurate and timely financial information while managing the finance team of qualified accountants and shared services. 

Working closely with the CFO, you will be responsible for all aspects of financial and management accounting, cost and capex accounting, as well as embedding robust internal control and procedures.

More specifically your responsibilities will include;
  • The review and completion of all accounting transactions across the group, and the management of all end of month reporting,
  • Development and implementation of documented business processes and procedures
  • Ensure the integrity of systems and data is maintained, ongoing management and support of the integrity of the ERP system, and assistance with the integration of the ERP.
  • Capex monitoring and reporting, year-end planning and audit management.
  • The production of group consolidated budgets and forecasts, and management of the process and completion of the annual budget cycle.
  • You will be expected to lead through a style of coaching and mentoring, develop clear performance expectations, role responsibilities, KPIs and objectives for all direct reports.
The successful candidate will be CA or CPA qualified and ideally have a background in financial reporting and commercial accounting. You will be technically proficient, demonstrate strong leadership skills and have a track record in managing projects and driving new commercially based initiatives.
A background in manufacturing, FMCG or Agribusiness will be highly regarded. 
Ideally you will have be a part of an ERP system implementation in a large complex business. This role will require you to be a flexible, hands on and solutions focus leader who enjoys working in a highly fluid environment. 

If you are interested in this role, please apply below or contact Sarah Kennedy on 07 3854 3801 or to have a confidential discussion.

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