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Financial Controller

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Job Listing Date
23 Jan 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Financial Managers & Controllers

Financial Controller

The company

Pattison & Walker has been exclusively engaged to recruit a Financial Controller for a market-leading FMCG manufacturing organisation based in the inner suburbs.  Revenue turnover is approximately $500m and this has been steadily growing over the past 10 years.  Our client is a diverse and innovative manufacturing organisation with several key business units contributing to its growth.  They are a progressive and dynamic business, constantly expanding into new markets and regions.  Their head office is conveniently located on the CBD fringe.

The role

You will be part of a team of high-performing professionals and you will oversee a team.  Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will have direct exposure to the senior management of the business, including the Board and CEO.  You will take ownership of the end-to-end finance function from a day-to-day perspective.  There is significant scope for personal and professional development for the right candidate.  Diverse in nature, the role will cover a range of technical and commercial accounting duties.  

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Overseeing the finance function, including reporting and systems, from a day-to-day perspective
  • Ensure the integrity of the GL and internal controls framework 
  • Manage the preparation of monthly reports, including commentary, to senior management and the Board
  • Manage the treasury and banking functions including cash flow, asset and capex controls
  • Complete the statutory accounts 
  • Ensuring all tax compliance obligations are met
  • Manage and develop a large team
  • Manage the annual budget process and forecasting process
  • Oversee the payroll function including the roll-out of a new payroll system
  • Undertaking M&A analysis and associated post-integration activities 
  • Project management 
  • Oversee the transactional functions including AP and AR
  • Driving change and identifying areas for process improvement, particularly from an automation point of view
  • Ad-hoc project work as and when required
The successful candidate

This represents a fantastic opportunity for a candidate looking to take the next step in their career.  The following will be favourably looked upon:
  • CA or CPA qualifications
  • Experience in a relevant industry in a senior finance position
  • Experience in a chartered accounting firm
  • Staff management experience
  • Exposure to various accounting packages, including large ERP systems
  • Experience with M&A, change management and project management 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and financial modelling skills
  • Treasury knowledge including FX accounting 
  • A hands-on approach, willing to delve into detail when required 
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • A terrific attitude and work ethic
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills
For further information, please contact Luke Pattison on luke@pattisonandwalker.com.au

www.pattisonandwalker.com.au
Luke Pattison
The company

Pattison & Walker has been exclusively engaged to recruit a Financial Controller for a market-leading FMCG manufacturing organisation based in the inner suburbs.  Revenue turnover is approximately $500m and this has been steadily growing over the past 10 years.  Our client is a diverse and innovative manufacturing organisation with several key business units contributing to its growth.  They are a progressive and dynamic business, constantly expanding into new markets and regions.  Their head office is conveniently located on the CBD fringe.

The role

You will be part of a team of high-performing professionals and you will oversee a team.  Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will have direct exposure to the senior management of the business, including the Board and CEO.  You will take ownership of the end-to-end finance function from a day-to-day perspective.  There is significant scope for personal and professional development for the right candidate.  Diverse in nature, the role will cover a range of technical and commercial accounting duties.  

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Overseeing the finance function, including reporting and systems, from a day-to-day perspective
  • Ensure the integrity of the GL and internal controls framework 
  • Manage the preparation of monthly reports, including commentary, to senior management and the Board
  • Manage the treasury and banking functions including cash flow, asset and capex controls
  • Complete the statutory accounts 
  • Ensuring all tax compliance obligations are met
  • Manage and develop a large team
  • Manage the annual budget process and forecasting process
  • Oversee the payroll function including the roll-out of a new payroll system
  • Undertaking M&A analysis and associated post-integration activities 
  • Project management 
  • Oversee the transactional functions including AP and AR
  • Driving change and identifying areas for process improvement, particularly from an automation point of view
  • Ad-hoc project work as and when required
The successful candidate

This represents a fantastic opportunity for a candidate looking to take the next step in their career.  The following will be favourably looked upon:
  • CA or CPA qualifications
  • Experience in a relevant industry in a senior finance position
  • Experience in a chartered accounting firm
  • Staff management experience
  • Exposure to various accounting packages, including large ERP systems
  • Experience with M&A, change management and project management 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and financial modelling skills
  • Treasury knowledge including FX accounting 
  • A hands-on approach, willing to delve into detail when required 
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • A terrific attitude and work ethic
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills
For further information, please contact Luke Pattison on luke@pattisonandwalker.com.au

www.pattisonandwalker.com.au

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