Financial Controller - SME
Location : North Shore
Post Date : 07 November 2016
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Reference : WC011606
Job Classification : Finance & Accounting
Our client is a privately limited SME company that sells a number of products and services on a high volume basis via their large online and physical channels. They ultimately roll up into an ASX listed investment vehicle which can see multiple opportunities across their other businesses as you grow with them.
Their resell brands are in every household and they are locally renowned as the best in their market. They are a very profitable company that has been growing their revenue and margins year on year for multiple years across ANZ. They are seeking a hands on and proactive Financial Controller with strong leadership, strategy and technical skills to join them to manage their ANZ business.
The position will have scope towards CFO and even CEO in the short to medium term.
The role is based in Sydney close to public transport and is a full time permanent position. As Financial Controller you will manage the small finance team of 4 which includes, Financial Control, Accounting and Reporting, Management Accounting and Management Reporting, Analysis, Tax, Audit.
The position will have full oversight and management of the finances of the ANZ business including month end, IFRS & local reporting, and tax. The AP/AR, along with some junior accounting duties are managed by the team. Focus on adding value throughout the monthly cycle is key in this position. Management of systems including updates/implementations & projects and working with the internal & external auditors will also be part of this position.
The role reports into the COO and works closely also with the Managing Director. There will be a large commercial element to the role where you will be partnering with the Managing Director, Marketing Director and Sales Director in acquisitions, cost saving initiatives, process improvements and leading the finance team.
The ideal candidate will come from a Financial Control/Head of Finance/Finance Director background and have experience in working in both a large corporate and an SME. Prior experience within a Chartered Accounting firm will be highly advantageous but not necessary.
The perfect candidate will also have strong influencing skills, work closely with Marketing and Sales and have a high EQ and a passion for improvement.
In return for your passion and experience, this organization will offer you the chance to run a full finance function across ANZ, lead a great team and partner with an accomplished Managing Director. You will have the opportunity to grow into the CFO position and then the CEO position in the medium term.
Whilst the business runs smoothly and efficiently, you can add some quick value here and continue to grow with the business. Our client offers a permanent role with stability, and exposure to multiple areas of the business outside of finance, across ANZ and even APAC.
On offer is a great working environment in a relaxed office, where a social and outgoing culture exists. Along with a fantastic and supporting management team, they are offering an attractive salary package.
How to Apply
The best way to apply is by emailing Will Cannaby directly with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Covering letters are not required. If you are already working as a candidate with Robert Half your application has already been considered and you need not apply again.
Please note that due to the volume of applications we may not be able to give every candidate a tailored response.
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