Financial Controller

Job title : Financial Controller
Location : Sydney
Salary : $200,000 - $220,000 + incentives
Contact name : Jeff Harvey
Contact email :
Job reference : JH200720

The Company

This is a very exciting opportunity for a finance executive to join the leadership team of this leading US Multinational.

You will be a direct report to the CFO and you will work with a collegiate team of peers to lead the finance function. You will have the opportunity to influence the structure and dynamics of the finance function, you will be given a lot of autonomy and responsibility with a clear mandate to exercise your initiative and drive change.

The Role

In this key leadership role you will have a broad range of responsibilities:
  • Providing support and guidance to the CFO on all technical accounting matters and the associated implications for the Group;
  • Accurate and timely preparation of the annual and half-year reporting process including the statutory reporting schedule
  • Being the central point of contact for all technical accounting advice across the business while leading the external auditing process
  • Responsible for the delivery of the group month-end process;
  • Ensuring compliance with US GAAP and local IFRS standards
  • Detailed review and analysis of all treasury and debt matters;
  • Overseeing all regulatory reporting requirements;
  • Focus on process improvement and simplification matters;
  • Management of external auditors and tax advisers;
  • Developing, leading and motivating a team of talented accountants across tax, treasury, financial and management reporting
  • Oversee acquisition accounting and coordinating the M&A team
  • Engaging with peer finance executives across the Group
The Candidate
  • You are CPA or CA qualified;
  • Strong financial reporting skill-set gained within a large company, most likely this will have been in a group head office position;  
  • You have worked within an international business which will have provided you with a US GAAP accounting standards knowledge
  • Proven ability and keen interest in developing, leading and motivating people;
  • A personality and style that will fit into a fast paced, positive and commercially focused culture;
  • Possibly you are currently working as a Manager in a large group accounting function and are now looking to take the next step in your career;
  • This is a clear 2IC role to the CFO with progression opportunities.
If this position will enhance your career and you would like further details please call Jeff Harvey for a confidential discussion on 0413082614 or email resume to