Head of Finance

Job title : Head of Finance
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $165,000 Including Superannuation
Contact name : Jonathon Prince
Contact email : jprince@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1274071
The Position 
In this role you will be responsible for end to end accounting and finance requirements for one of Australia's leading mid-sized FMCG businesses.  You will also be involved working with the executive team to play a key role in developing and implementing business strategy on setting financial goals, creating strategy for acquisitions, and assessing risk, as well as.  The key deliverables will include but not be limited to the following.

  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts
  • Responsible for all accounting functions in the team
  • Review all Balance Sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis, ensuring any action items are resolved timely
  • Review and approve all Journals
  • Forecast cash flow statements and working capital
  • Prepare Annual Statutory Accounts
  • Prepare / review all taxes such as FBT, BAS, Deferred Taxes, Income Tax returns
  • Liaise with External auditors / tax agents for statutory audit and filing of income tax returns
  • Cash flow management
  • Conduct monthly overhead cost review and analysis
  • Ad hoc Projects & Analysis as required

The Organisation
Our client is a well-established, stable and very successful FMCG business that is the clear market leader in their space.  They have an enviable internal culture that is very positive, progressive, collaborative and supportive of its team members.  They are now seeking a commercially and technically strong Head of Finance to lead one of their Finance function based in Melbourne.  They have a down to earth and high-performing culture and a team that like to have fun and celebrate success, whilst working hard to achieve their goals. 

The Candidate
This position will be an ideal for a Finance Manager that enjoys leading a small team, is CA or CPA Qualified and has aspirations to work closely with and present to the Board.  It is essential that you have the ability to work towards deadlines, have experience in preparation and review of statutory accounts and disclosures and outstanding written and verbal communication skills.  Previous experience from and FMCG, consumer goods or manufacturing environment.

How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Jonathon Prince