Financial Controller

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Accounting, Finance & Procurement
Salary: $180k + super + bonus
Reference: 1347252
Posted: 17 days ago
About our client:

Our client, a leading manufacturing firm with a global presence, are seeking an experienced and motivated Financial Controller to join their Senior Leadership Team (SLT). As the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for managing the entire accounting function and leading a team of accounting professionals. This is a rewarding opportunity for an ambitious individual with a passion for driving strategy and contributing to the development of the team.

The Role:

You will make an impact by joining our clients Senior Leadership Team as the Financial Controller and have oversight and responsibility for all matters when it comes to the group Finance function. This is a unique and highly rewarding opportunity for someone who is passionate about enhancing their career, enjoys leading a team and takes pride in delivering high quality work. You will partner closely with senior stakeholders across the business and take a lead role across Finance and Accounting
  • Manage and lead the accounting team (10+ team members) to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, company policies, and legal requirements
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and provide analysis and commentary on financial performance
  • Develop and implement financial controls and procedures to ensure efficient and effective financial management
  • Oversee the annual budgeting process and provide ongoing financial forecasting and analysis
  • Manage cash flow and working capital to optimize financial performance
  • Provide strategic financial advice to the executive team and assist with decision making
  • Liaise with external auditors, tax advisors, and other stakeholders as required
The successful candidate:
In order to be considered for this role, you will meet the majority of the following criteria;
  • CA / CPA / ACCA / CIMA qualified
  • You will have previous experience as a Financial Controller, Finance Manager or Head of Finance
  • Experience in manufacturing or a closely related industry is highly desirable
  • Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of accounting standards and principles are a must have
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills  
What’s on offer?
  • Highly competitive remuneration package - $180k + super + bonus
  • Flexible hybrid working arrangements
  • Ongoing professional development
  • The opportunity to be part of an industry leading and fast-growing manufacturing firm