Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary: Executive Remuneration Package
Reference: 2499064
Contact Name: Jen Galvin-Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 15:25

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly talented and commercially driven Chief Financial Officer to join a privately owned Australian company.  

Reporting to the CEO, you will be a strong commercial leader capable of driving cultural change and turning finance into a strong strategic partner to the business.  As part of a high-performing Executive Leadership Team, the person will be able to contribute commercially across the business, be highly visible with a strong professional presence and the ability to build strong relationships across the business including at Board level.  The person will have a strong national outlook preferably from experience operating within the FMCG and/or Retail sector.  The person will be leading a geographically dispersed finance team as well as hold responsibility for the company's enterprise management system, risk management, insurance, ICT, fleet & plant, and property. 
Successful candidates will need to demonstrate:

• Strong people leadership and management capability
• Strong commercial acumen
• Energized, positive, passionate with a professional presence
• Highest levels of personal integrity and ethics
• Ability to drive change in an organization
• Analytical with a strong attention to detail
• Commitment to quality and continuous improvement

Technical skills and experience 
  • The ability to direct the financial management and quantitative performance planning of a $250M + privately owned company with significant growth ambitions as well as drive change and work with senior management to improve performance measures. 
  • The ability to interpret and analyse performance data and make insightful commercial commentary and recommendations to the business. 
  • The ability to manage the financial direction and challenges of the business as it continues to grow.  
  • Relevant knowledge of ASX listing, experience working within a Public Company and IPO experience will be mandatory.

Qualifications & Experience

• Recognised accounting qualifications CPA/MBA/CA
• Significant experience leading and developing large, geographically dispersed teams as either a CFO of a company, divisional CFO in a large corporate or as a direct report to the Group CFO in a large corporate
• Ability to make excellent decisions, problem solve and influence at all levels
• Experience leading I.T. strategy or involvement in major ERP implementation projects
• Accustomed to liaising with Analysts will also be highly regarded.
Applications should be made online and include a brief covering letter.
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