Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary: $125,000
Reference: 914194
Contact Name: Nick Lemin
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 25, 2019 18:00

Job Description

A company with international operations and having had sustained success within their discipline in the financial services sector across America and Europe are now establishing their Australian operations. Their offices will be headquartered in Brisbane and the culture is driven by ethics and integrity. The company goals are to build a company that treats its customers fairly and with respect, meet high levels of compliance and reliability, and create rewarding careers for its employees.
As one of two key initial appointments, the business are looking to hire a hands-on Finance Manager to report in to the Country Operations Manager. The role at this stage will have no direct reports, but it is expected that this person will build a team underneath them as the Australian business grows

Key Responsibilities; 
  • Partner with US Finance and Country Manager to maximise growth and profitability; 
  • Develop financial strategy to enhance performance;
  • Responsible for Budgeting and Forecasting and Business Planning;
  • Identify revenue and profit opportunities;
  • Analysis of financial results, performance tracking and variance analysis;
  • Provide detailed financial modeling to support key business decisions;
  • Extensive relationship management of external vendors and professional service relationships;
  • Manage procurement, treasury and cash positions;
  • Develop financial reporting and audit controls and compliance.
Professional Requirements; 
  • CA/CPA Qualified;
  • Accounting or Business degree;
  • As this is a startup business in Australia, it is imperative that you work positively and collaboratively within a small team;
  • Very strong relationship management experience. You will have the confidence to engage with senior stakeholders both internally (overseas) and externally;
  • Excellent communication and negotiations skills;
  • Experience of level yield accounting and US GAAP would be well regarded;
  • Experience of SQL will be advantageous.   
This is an exceptional opportunity to work with a growing international business and to spearhead how the finance function will underpin the national business strategy.