Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Remuneration negotiable
Reference: 3197876
Contact Name: Jennifer Galvin-Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2020 12:15

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has become available for a talented finance professional to join a growing ASX listed organisation. 

Reporting to the CFO and Company Secretary, the newly created role of Finance Manager will suit a qualified Accountant with a flair and passion for process and system implementation.  As part of a small and growing company, we are looking to identify candidates with a great can-do attitude, happy to roll up your sleeves in the early days and have the capacity to grow with the organisation.

A natural leader, you will have one direct report (Accounts Officer/Bookeeper) and broadly, you will be responsible for:
  • Preparation of monthly financial and management reports, including profit and loss, cash flow and balance sheet
  • Implementation of financial policies and procedures
  • Implementation of cost accounting, including development of Bill of Materials for new products
  • Maintaining standard costs of raw materials, packaging, machines and finished goods
  • Monitoring cost variances including production overheads, labour costs and raw materials
  • Sales reporting and analysis
  • Preparation of quarterly reporting to the ASX
  • Preparation of BAS, payroll tax
  • Work with auditors on half year and year end audits
  • Cash management
  • Debt management and collections
  • Assist with preparation of yearly budget and quarterly reforecasts
  • Process payroll for approximately 30 staff
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • KPI analysis reporting
Candidates will need to demonstrate:
  • Degree qualified in Finance or Accounting and CA/CPA qualified
  • Three to five years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Small/medium sized business or background in audit
  • Very strong technical financial accounting skills
  • Strong analytical skills and good financial modelling skills
  • Experience in manufacturing organisation with a cost accounting focus
  • ASX experience highly regarded but not essential
Our client is a values driven organisation so it is expected candidates will be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently; communicate effectively and treat people with respect; have strong attention to detail and accuracy in quality of work; excellent initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude; a ‘team player’ who assists others and is co-operative; and has the capacity to ensure high level of productivity, work knowledge and reliability.

This role will ideally suit a professional with strong technical accounting skills and a commercial thinker; with the ability to deliver work to tight deadlines and manage workflow in a calm focussed manner.

The role can be based in either Queensland or Victoria and must be comfortable working remotely, particularly if you are not in Brisbane/Sunshine Coast or Melbourne.
For confidential enquiries, please call Jennifer Galvin-Rowley on 0410 477 235 or apply online at

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