Finance Manager

Job details

Location: VIC - Melbourne
Reference: Ad-29300
Posted: over 1 year ago

Job description

Charterhouse are currently working with a leading education group in search of an experienced Finance Manager for a newly created position. This role will focus on leading a team of experienced Finance Business Partners who work across a variety of business functions, with strategic oversight and guidance accountability for the team. Furthermore, the organisation is going through a period of change having recently adopted a centralized services function with a recent ERP implementation. Therefore, there is great emphasis on this team's ability to guide non-financial stakeholders through new commercially focused strategy and regulatory standards. 

Key Responsibilities

Whilst operating at a strategic level and influencing key decisions within the Melbourne market, these are the primary responsibilities for the Finance Manager:

  • Understanding the business environment, customers and competitors and how to best operate with these in mind. 
  • Ensuring the business has relevant financial understanding that evolving Australian and global standards. 
  • Analyse the weekly and monthly performance and continuously improve the business' performance. 
  • Coordinate planning activities with operations;  forecasting, budgeting and scenario analysis. 
  • Define the need for further analytical tools to match technological changes within the market. 
  • Liaising regularly with the organisation's senior leadership. 

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced Finance Manager looking to progress within their career:

  • Clear and tangible experience in a senior leadership position within finance. 
  • Ability to work at both the strategic and operational level of finance and analytics. 
  • Strong stakeholder management experience with financial, non-financial stakeholders. 
  • Experience preferably within engineering, construction or infrastructure industries. 
  • Ability and proven experience in working proactively to identify areas of improvement and then implement appropriate strategies. 

What's On Offer?

This is a pivotal position and is the perfect step for the successful candidate to progress into becoming a Finance Director or CFO later in their career:

  • Opportunity to work for a Market-Leading organisation.
  • Extensive progression opportunities matched with formalized training and development.
  • Exposure to a growing industry within Australia.
  • A sociable and lively working culture.

If this sounds like the ideal next step for you then please apply through this advertisement or contact Daniel Ball through

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