Financial Controller (Candidate Appointed)

Job Title: Financial Controller (Candidate Appointed)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South/East – Outer
Salary: Excellent Remuneration Package
Reference: 2796938
Contact Name: Jen Galvin-Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2018 17:24

Job Description

Our client is a leader in natural, delicious and innovative health foods and products from the best natural and organic ingredients.  Taking a whole-body health approach to life, the company has a rich history in the health & wellness space.  With the strong belief that products should be healthy for everyone, including the planet, and that whole-body health is all about taking personal responsibility for living well, with integrity, the organization has grown from its Melbourne base to be a leading international company.

Due to its continued expansion into international markets, the company is growing and a newly created role within the Finance Team has been created.  Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the role of Financial Controller will oversee the full end-to-end finance function of the Group and lead a small high-performing team in providing financial control and strategy, management and statutory reporting, taxation, payroll, banking, debt management, cash flow and budget management and to support the group’s Integrated Business Planning process including:
  • Developing financial strategy, including risk minimization plans and legal entity structures
  • Preparation of monthly financial and management reporting, including P&L, cash flow and balance sheet statements and KPI reports.
  • Oversight of year-end statutory accounts & year end audit process
  • Forecast management for 5-year plan and model
  • Cash flow and working capital financial management
  • Preparing company tax and BAS statements
  • Company Secretarial oversight (e.g. ASIC, Board Minutes etc.)
  • Provide leadership, direction, coaching, mentoring and support to the finance team.
  • Perform Quality management System activities as required.
  • Degree qualified in Finance or Accounting and membership of a recognized professional accounting organization
  • Ideally Chartered Accountant (CA) qualified or CPA
Ideally, you will have five years-experience - combination of Chartered Accounting in audit with industry experience in FMCG/Manufacturing/Food.  High level understanding of financial management practices, forecasting, budgetary principles and business planning processes.  High level accounting technical skills and commercially astute with maturity to manage external stakeholders such as banks, auditors, ATO etc.  Strong modelling skills and ideally experience with ERP systems such as Pronto. 
You will be a high-energy individual with a passion for fast-paced and growing organisations.  This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a highly commercial and entrepreneurial CFO happy to mentor a finance professional to a future CFO career.

If this sounds like your dream job and you are ready to take the next step in your career, we’d love to hear from you.

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For further details call Jennifer Galvin-Rowley on 0410477235 or email

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