Finance Manager

Job title : Finance Manager
Location : Sydney
Job reference : LJ1099947
About the role 
An opportunity has arisen for a strong technical all-round Financial Accounting Manager to join a well-established, and respected organisation. Taking a hands-on approach, this role will lead Financial Reporting, taking ownership over the General Ledger with a focus on ensuring the integrity of the balance sheet and improving the controls environment. You will also manage a small team.  This is an initial 9-month Fixed Term Contract, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.

The responsibilities
The main duties include:
  • Preparation of Statutory Financials
  • Ownership of balance sheet and month end reconciliations (full month end process)
  • General ledger maintenance
  • Identify and implement process improvements to increase the efficiency and quality of outputs from the finance/accounting team
  • Assistance with the collation of budgets, forecasting and operational reporting
  • Ownership of payroll reconciliations
  • Key contact for external auditors for year-end audits
  • Managing and mentoring a small team
  • Point of technical excellence & support for direct team on technical accounting matters
  • Working closely with the CFO and provide support wherever required
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required
The successful applicant will have
  • Qualified ACA/CPA
  • Proven experience within both commercial and practice
  • Proven technical skills
  • Ability to work in both a Hands-on and Strategic capacity
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)
About the client
Well established, our client is true leader nationally and continues to grow both organically. This organisation possesses a business strategy of building long term relationships with key customers around the ANZ. This appointment provides an opportunity to join a vibrant and fast-moving business and contribute directly to its continued success in a 9-month fixed term contract.

How to apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Leigh Jones at