Financial Controller

Job title : Financial Controller
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Will Nichols
Contact email :
Job reference : 14579391
Our client is a renowned global manufacturer, seeking a dynamic and experienced Financial Controller to join their team. As a leading player in the industry, they take pride in delivering cutting-edge solutions and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. If you are a seasoned financial professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment and possesses a passion for optimizing efficiencies and processes, this is an exceptional opportunity for you. 

As the Financial Controller, you will play a pivotal role in the financial management and strategic direction of the company. Reporting directly to a highly skilled CFO, you will be an integral part of a collaborative finance team, contributing to the growth and success of the organization.


Financial Management:
  • Oversee all aspects of financial planning, reporting, and analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with global accounting standards and regulations.
  • Ownership and control of the month-end process. Prepare monthly Management Reports and Board reports, accompanied with insightful variance analysis and commentary
  • Accurate, timely and efficient processing of intercompany accounting entries for multiple Group entities (including elimination entity), ensuring that group consolidation and intercompany balances are reconciled and accurate.
  • Develop and implement financial policies and procedures.
  • Accurate accounting treatment and external compliance for related party/shareholder loans, including dividend compliance obligations (Div 7a loans) and the provision of proactive information and recommendations to shareholders and related parties.
Process Improvement:
  • Identify opportunities for enhancing operational efficiencies and implementing streamlined processes.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
Budgeting and Forecasting:
  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, providing insights and recommendations for key business decisions.
  • Monitor financial performance against budget and forecast, presenting findings to senior management.
Team Collaboration:
  • Collaborate effectively with the CFO and other senior leaders to achieve organizational goals.
  • Supervision and development of the offshore Finance team
  • Mentor and develop finance team members, fostering a culture of excellence and accountability.
Risk Management:
  • Assess financial risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Implement and maintain robust internal controls.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller in a fast-growing business environment.
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial management software.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • A collaborative and dynamic work environment.
  • The chance to contribute to the success of a global leader in manufacturing.
How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume to Will Nichols at