Financial Controller

Job title : Financial Controller
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Haydn Glass
Contact email :
Job reference : 1255933-HG
The Company
Our client is an established multi-asset funds manager that has experienced strong growth both organically and through acquisitions in recent years. With a dynamic and respected leadership team, the group has an ambitious growth plan that will see it further cement its position and expand its Australian presence. 

The Role
Reporting directly to the CEO, your role will be a broad one requiring you to be 'hands-on' and in the detail, but also a strong commercial business partner to the leadership team and board. You will be principally responsible for leading the accounting function and for ensuring effective controls and accurate reporting to support commercial decision-making.

Your key responsibilities include:  
  • Team Management including mentoring and staff development
  • Working closely with the CEO and Board to deliver reports, analysis findings, potential risk areas and forecast opportunities
  • Preparation of timely and accurate financial statements and annual reports
  • High-level financial reporting and analysis, including measuring company performance against external and internal benchmarks
  • Managing the annual budget and regular forecast processes
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory law, taxation, and financial regulations
  • Improving efficiencies and reducing costs across the business
  • Improve financial literacy across the organisation
The Candidate
Influential and collegial in your style, you will manage and drive a high-performance culture for the finance function and ensure there is a holistic approach to accounting services. To this end, it is essential that you can engage and influence key stakeholders across all levels. You will have an ability to balance your detail-driven personality with the capacity to understand the bigger picture and your exceptional communication skills will compliment your talent for interpreting and articulating complex information.
Other requirements include:  
  • CA/CPA qualified
  • Extensive experience as a hands-on Finance Manager / FC / Head of Finance in small to medium-sized businesses
  • Experience in Big 4 / Mid-Tier / Funds Management or Private Equity environments will be highly favourable
  • You will be a proven leader with demonstrated success in driving high-performing teams
  • An in-depth technical understanding combined with demonstrated strategic and commercial awareness
How to Apply  
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Haydn Glass on