Financial Controller

Job title : Financial Controller
Location : Sydney
Job type : Contract or Temp
Salary : Base + Super
Contact name : Leigh Jones
Contact email :
Job reference : 1042068
About the role 
An opportunity has arisen for a strong all-round Financial Controller join this well- established and respected luxury goods manufacturer and specialised retail organisation.  Taking a hands-on approach, this role will lead month end, oversee and review the day to day accounting duties, reviewing processes and procedures, managing a small team, taking a hands-on approach as well as working within a strategic capacity. This role will work closely across the senior management team and stakeholders, for a period of 12 months. 

The responsibilities
The main duties include:
  • Responsible for finalising month end results for Head Office
  • Prepare comprehensive set of monthly management papers, including commentary on results for senior management.
  • Continuous improvement and streamlining of processes and systems to promote improved control and reporting efficiency.
  • Lead of month-end timing, processes & reporting in accordance with Head Office timelines/processes
  • Liaison with the Australian Taxation Office, external auditors, and advisory firms
  • Statutory reporting
  • Lead of quarterly forecasting timing, processes & reporting in accordance with Head Office timelines/processes
  • Responsible for finalising month end results for Corporate Head Office
  • Monitor cash flow and prepare forecasts
  • Monitor debtor position, providing support to the Finance Director
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Calculate and prepare commission statements for Sales
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports when required for senior management
  • Ensure Finance continues to be a true business partner across the organisation
  • Lead and manage a small team
The successful applicant will have
  • Qualified CPA or CA
  • Proven working experience within a similar role (preferably within FMCG and or Retail)
  • Ability to work in a fast, dynamic, and changing environment
  • Lead change and transformation
  • The ability to work in both hands-on and strategic capacity
  • Immediate start preferred
About the client
Our client can only be described as a luxury goods retailer, with a focus on style and innovation, and due to internal projects they are now seeking a Financial Controller on a 12 month fixed term contract to join this vibrant and fast-moving business and contribute directly to its continued success.

How to apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Leigh Jones on 0437177622 or