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General Manager

Advertiser: BentleysMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Jan 2019
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
CEO & General Management, General/Business Unit Manager
General Manager

About the company

Bentleys is an independent network of accountants, taxation and business advisers focused on delivering clear business advice and creative solutions that generate tangible benefits for our clients. Today, our growing Australian network has in excess of 84+Partners /Directors and 700+ team members over 17 offices. Our Queensland office is the largest in the national network with 22 Partners/Directors and 190+ team members.

 

About the role

Reporting to the Managing Partner and a Management Committee Representative, (with overall accountability to the Board of Shareholders) the General Manager’s role will be to position the firm to operate efficiently and effectively now and into the future through supporting our firm’s operational leaders and to support systems and processes to maximise financial return.

 

The Responsibilities:

At Bentleys we are thinking ahead, with the General Manager role supporting the firm's operational leaders with continuous improvement of the firms Finance, Facilities, IT, HR and Marketing teams, in turn, contributing towards the achievement of Bentleys Strategy.  The General Manager role will provide the guidance and support to Partners, Directors and Support leaders to enable accountability and successful execution and implementation of the firm's business strategies.

 

Key responsibilities are:

  • Driving the execution, planning and implementation of the firms evolving strategic plans to ensure financial and operational growth
  • Strengthen the firm’s Corporate Governance, Quality and Risk Frameworks
  • Lead and strengthen the firm’s Compliance Management Strategy
  • Project manage the execution of the firm's strategic plans through business performance analysis and relevant reporting aligned to Bentleys strategic plans aiding in decision making
  • Work with senior leaders within the firm to ensure the Business development/marketing plan is being consistently developed and executed
  • Chair the monthly management meeting to ensure budget requirements are being met
  • Support and work alongside Support leaders to  deliver quality internal client service in the areas of Finance, Facilities, IT, HR and marketing
  • Play a key role in developing initiatives to increase the firm's profitability through new business lines, business models and/or cost reduction.

 

Your Attributes

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in business or management
  • 5+ years proven experience in a similar role
  • Professional  services or financial services experience desirable
  • Proven experience  in financial management and reporting
  • Strong Corporate Governance,  Compliance, Quality and Risk experience
  • Proven experience working with Senior Leaders to deliver business strategy
  • Proven ability to support and lead teams to deliver outstanding internal client service that translates into improved business performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • High level of competence in applying analytical and creative problem-solving skills in a business evaluation context
  • High level of competence in facilitating conversations and conflict management
  • Proven track record of leading change that resulted in improved business performance

 

Benefits

Bentleys offers a genuinely supportive and positive team culture, the opportunity for growth through training and career advancement, and competitive salary package. Our colleagues are committed, professional and client-focused and enjoy a positive work-life balance. In addition, you can expect:

  • Direct access to senior staff and Directors
  • To be a key leader of the Management Committee
  • Professional Training and Development
  • Corporate volunteering opportunities; and
  • 3 days bonus leave.


Apply

To apply please write us a covering letter introducing yourself and outlining your interest in the role and submit this together with your resume through the 'Apply Now' function.

Applications close on 1st February 2019.

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About the company

Bentleys is an independent network of accountants, taxation and business advisers focused on delivering clear business advice and creative solutions that generate tangible benefits for our clients. Today, our growing Australian network has in excess of 84+Partners /Directors and 700+ team members over 17 offices. Our Queensland office is the largest in the national network with 22 Partners/Directors and 190+ team members.

 

About the role

Reporting to the Managing Partner and a Management Committee Representative, (with overall accountability to the Board of Shareholders) the General Manager’s role will be to position the firm to operate efficiently and effectively now and into the future through supporting our firm’s operational leaders and to support systems and processes to maximise financial return.

 

The Responsibilities:

At Bentleys we are thinking ahead, with the General Manager role supporting the firm's operational leaders with continuous improvement of the firms Finance, Facilities, IT, HR and Marketing teams, in turn, contributing towards the achievement of Bentleys Strategy.  The General Manager role will provide the guidance and support to Partners, Directors and Support leaders to enable accountability and successful execution and implementation of the firm's business strategies.

 

Key responsibilities are:

  • Driving the execution, planning and implementation of the firms evolving strategic plans to ensure financial and operational growth
  • Strengthen the firm’s Corporate Governance, Quality and Risk Frameworks
  • Lead and strengthen the firm’s Compliance Management Strategy
  • Project manage the execution of the firm's strategic plans through business performance analysis and relevant reporting aligned to Bentleys strategic plans aiding in decision making
  • Work with senior leaders within the firm to ensure the Business development/marketing plan is being consistently developed and executed
  • Chair the monthly management meeting to ensure budget requirements are being met
  • Support and work alongside Support leaders to  deliver quality internal client service in the areas of Finance, Facilities, IT, HR and marketing
  • Play a key role in developing initiatives to increase the firm's profitability through new business lines, business models and/or cost reduction.

 

Your Attributes

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in business or management
  • 5+ years proven experience in a similar role
  • Professional  services or financial services experience desirable
  • Proven experience  in financial management and reporting
  • Strong Corporate Governance,  Compliance, Quality and Risk experience
  • Proven experience working with Senior Leaders to deliver business strategy
  • Proven ability to support and lead teams to deliver outstanding internal client service that translates into improved business performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • High level of competence in applying analytical and creative problem-solving skills in a business evaluation context
  • High level of competence in facilitating conversations and conflict management
  • Proven track record of leading change that resulted in improved business performance

 

Benefits

Bentleys offers a genuinely supportive and positive team culture, the opportunity for growth through training and career advancement, and competitive salary package. Our colleagues are committed, professional and client-focused and enjoy a positive work-life balance. In addition, you can expect:

  • Direct access to senior staff and Directors
  • To be a key leader of the Management Committee
  • Professional Training and Development
  • Corporate volunteering opportunities; and
  • 3 days bonus leave.


Apply

To apply please write us a covering letter introducing yourself and outlining your interest in the role and submit this together with your resume through the 'Apply Now' function.

Applications close on 1st February 2019.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a general manager?

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