18 Oct, 2021

Group Finance Manager

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Contract Accounting Financial Services Management

Job Description

Our client is a multinational retailer with a strong presence here in Australia, as well as in over 30 other countries worldwide. They have grown exponentially since first entering the Australian market over 20 years ago. They're an industry leader in their field and strive for excellence in the products they produce, as well as in the service they provide.

In this role, you'll have the opportunity to utilise your strong technical skills as well as your interpersonal skills whilst leading your team. This assignment will be for a 7-9-month period, while the company is undergoing an exciting project.

The Role

Reporting to the Financial Controller, as the Group Finance Manager you will be leading the local finance function, covering the following responsibilities:

  • Managing a finance team of 3 accountants and transactional staff
  • End to end preparation/review of the month-end financial reporting requirements
  • Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts including variance analysis, business partnering and cash flow forecasting
  • Preparation of management reports and presentation to senior leadership team
  • Produce annual financial reports in accordance with accounting standards
  • Liaise with internal and external audit teams to assist in the year-end audit process
  • Identify areas of opportunity and drive process improvements, implement internal control policies/procedures
  • Assist in system implementation including UAT, training and change management workshops
  • Provide advice and guidance to support stakeholders, in relation to financial policy and procedures

This role will suit a self-starter, who is passionate about their job. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to develop their career in a well-respected company. Due to the growth of this business the successful candidate may have the opportunity to stay with the business long term.

Your Skills and Experience

Ideally, you will fit the following criteria:

  • CA or CPA qualified with a minimum of 5 years' experience post qualification
  • Solid technical accounting skills and robust understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and to grasp procedures/processes rapidly
  • Advanced system and excel abilities
  • Background in audit/professional services and retail would be advantageous

You will have a sharp attention to detail and the ability to solve complex issues. You will have the ability to identify errors in processes with ease and you can also guide and mentor your team along the way.

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