Finance Manager


$130,000.00 - $145,000.00 / annum


North Shore

Date posted:

24 July 2019

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Finance and accounting


The Company

Based in the lower North Shore our client is an international insurance firm who is the market leader in its field. The business operates globally and has a number of commercial, retail and specialist brands which offer its diverse range of insurance products. Currently, the APAC region is expanding rapidly and hence this position is newly created. If you are looking for an opportunity to progress your career as a Finance Manager this role will provide a challenging environment to grow and develop your skills further. As a global business, the firm values a positive workplace by offering great flexibility and benefits. This role will provide access to the brightest, most capable people in the industry that will train and mentor you to allow you to achieve success and make the kind of contribution that matters to you.

The Role

As Finance Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy, reliability and integrity of the company's results. The role requires a desire to implement continuous improvements within the internal controls of the firm and ensure compliance is in line with appropriate policies and procedures.

Reporting to the APAC CFO the role will require you to manage the finance function and will focus on;

· Supporting the financial control and management of the APAC entities.

· Preparation of the financial statements and regulatory returns.

· Business partnering with key stakeholders.

  • Preparing the monthly profit and loss, and balance sheet reports.

  • Managing and training staff.

· Automating accounting processes as well as other business processes.

  • Financial analysis on business performance.

  • Responding to financial inquiries by gathering, analysing, summarising, and interpreting data.

  • Providing financial advice by identifying potential complications and applying financial principles and practices; developing recommendations.

  • Collecting and analysing data, which is then used in the preparation of weekly and monthly estimates.

  • Ensure all company statutory requirements are met promptly.

  • Preparing weekly cash flow statements and controlling expenditure and cash flow.

  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts.

  • Conducting internal audits on key financial functions.

  • Examining and reviewing financial records to check for accuracy.

Your Skills & Experience

  • Professional certification in accounting - CA or CPA.

  • Experience with Insurance. Reinsurance is desirable.

  • Big four or mid-tier experience is desirable.

  • Exposure to a large ERP SAP, Oracle etc. Sun is desirable.

About You

You have developed an ambitious track record to date and now you are ready to extend your skill set and take your career to the next level. You have a passion for continuous improvement and have the creative flair to suggest innovations and improvements to underpin business growth.

What's on offer?

  • Progression lines to a Financial Controller promotion in 12-18 months.

  • Work Life Balance - Flexibility, Benefits, Gym Memberships & APAC Corporate Events.

  • Responsibilities in both management accounting and financial reporting.

  • An employer who fosters work-life balance.

Apply Today

Please send your resume by clicking on the apply button. Your application will be assessed within 3 working days. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information call Brody Johnston on 02 9240 0401 or email directly to [email protected]

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Robert Half Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of categories protected under local law.


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