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Financial Controller

Michael Page

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Permanent Full time Standard business hours
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Full job description
  • High profile, Influential National Organisation
  • Contact Jean Carlo Ramirez at jeancarloramirez@michaelpage.com.au

About Our Client

Our client is one of largest Australia's peak industry body and a dynamic organisation. They cover a variety of commercial businesses, member servicing functions and policy and lobbying initiatives. Within their Commercial stream they undertake a wide range of functions including group apprenticeship schemes, training, publishing and events. Their strong brand enjoys Australia wide recognition.

Job Description

Seeking for an energetic, high calibre and experienced Financial Controller to assist the Chief Financial Executive (CFE) with the delivery of all the Finance teams' outputs and the client's financial accounts with a strong focus on coaching the team to continuously improving financial standards (i.e. policies, systems, processes and procedures).

  • Assists with preparation of high-quality financial accounts and reports for use by Senior Executive, the Board of Directors and Auditors.
  • Maintains the internal financial control environment around financial systems to ensure quality and reliable outputs.
  • Assists with financial modelling for new or improved business initiatives or opportunities.
  • Applies information using databases and financial results to develop and maintain financial management information to assist Business Unit Managers in managing their businesses, in the form of financial reporting, financial analytics and advisory support.
  • Seeks to continuously improve financial practices, including systems and processes.
  • Acts as the change manager for the financial systems and process changes.
  • Manages financial management information systems (Microsoft Great Plains, Workplace and CRM) including partnering with IT for the upgrade of these systems.
  • Develops and maintains financial policies, processes and procedures documents.
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual budget and reforecasts.
  • Oversees the operational outcomes of the Finance team
  • Provides coaching and support for staff learning, development and career pathways.

The Successful Applicant

  • Formal accounting qualifications (degree) with membership of CPA Australia or Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
  • 10+ years' experience in an accounting environment.
  • Must be experienced and comfortable in working towards deadlines and managing a variety of tasks at any one time.
  • Strong problem solving skills and demonstrated resourcefulness will be highly regarded.
  • Must have strong IT skills with extensive experience in using accounting applications. Proficiency with and Microsoft products such as Great Plains, CRM and Power BI will be an added advantage.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A commitment to providing a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers of the Finance team.
  • Experience in supervising staff, coordinating teamwork activities, staff mentoring, professional development and managing change.
  • Experience in managing key relationships with non-finance professionals.

What's on Offer

On offer for your hard work you will have the opportunity to take your career to the next level in an energetic and fast-paced team. Also on offer are the following:

  • Career development pathway
  • Excellent salary package
  • Great location

How to contact us

If you currently looking for opportunities and feel this role is right for you please contact us via email or phone.

If you feel this role might not be best suited to your skillset however would like to have a confidential discussion on your career please get in touch.


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Job details
Date posted
16 Feb 2022
Credit Controller
$130k ~ $152k
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Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Human resource
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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