Group Financial Controller

Job title : Group Financial Controller
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $150,000
Contact name : Jonathon Prince
Contact email :
Job reference : 1260688
The Role
Reporting into the CFO, the Group Financial Controller is a broad and hands-on role that is responsible for overseeing all accounting related data processing, managing investor and joint venture relationships, company secretarial duties, compliance requirements and responsibilities including, but not limited to the following.
- Monthly Consolidated Management Accounts
- Carry out analysis and commentary on company performance 
- Prepare Quarterly board reporting
- Prepare Cash flow forecasting and model update
- Prepare Annual budget
- Annual insurance review
- Review investor interest calculation and statements
- Prepare annual tax statements
- Reconcile investor ledger with operations team
- Prepare and lodge annual withholding report
- Review month end unit pricing calculations
- Monthly portfolio model updating
- Tax and accounting reconciliation
- Review all tax returns and reconcile distribution with Operations team
- Review all external prepared financial statements 
- Review and understand external tax advice
- Train and mentor direct staff
- Manage all accounting and tax affairs for managing director’s family office
- Manage ATO audits (if applicable)
- Oversee deal/portfolio drawdown and fund processing
- Preparation of meeting minutes
- Maintenance of company secretarial files (hard and soft copies)
- Register/deregister entities and maintaining company register
- Organisation Chart maintenance
- ASIC form lodgments for company updates
- Business partner with Joint Venture partners regarding projects
- Preparing monthly project accounts and reconcile to project model
- Process monthly drawdown and payments
- General ledger reconciliation
- Account reconciliations (all G/L accounts)
- Inter-company loan reconciliations
- Payment processing through internet banking
- Bank account opening and closing
The Organisation
Our client is a well-established, private real estate financier and investment manager that specialises in the funding of medium to large-scale real estate development projects.
Founded on their core values of trust and reliability and a firm belief in the principle that successful relationships have their foundations in shared values and a common purpose.  Internally, they have a positive, collaborative and friendly company culture and an entrepreneurial and growth focus.
The Candidate
To be successful is this role, you will be CA/CPA qualified and have started out your career in Chartered before moving to a fast-paced environment where you developed further business partnering and relationship management skills, to compliment your broad accounting experience.
This role is being recruited as a 12-month maternity leave cover and looking for someone to commence as soon as possible to get a long handover and ample training.  Whilst the role will initially be a 12-month contract, there will be the opportunity to transition convert it into a permanent role during, or at the expiry of the contract.