Finance Manager

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Reference: Ad-25170
Posted: 5 months ago

Job description

This role is to lead a highly effective and value adding finance service function. To significantly contribute to development and implementation of strategies which achieve financial improvement, service delivery and financial performance progression.
The role involves:-

  • Management of all internal financial forecasting, accounts with Balance Sheet management.
  • Oversee working capital management and cash flow forecasting.
  • Facilitation of Annual business plan and budget development.
  • Control of Capital Expenditure and expenditure business case preparation.
  • Management of the finance system control, ensuring accuracy of transactions and effective operation.
  • Provide interface with Parent Company organisations and  the Corporate Team, ensuring accounting timetable is adhered to and deadlines are met.
  • Continuous assessment and improvement of financial processes and procedures.
  • Maintain high quality standards in compliance with management systems.
  • Provide direction and guidance on finance and procurement matters.
  • Ensure all works are delivered in accordance with agreed delegations of authority.
  • Ability to develop, follow and implement financial policies, procedures and processes.

Operational Delivery Management

  • Develop and maintain a proactive, positive and influential relationship with key stakeholders.
  • Management of all Forward Works Program actual cost verification and provision of Payment Claims to ensure services are delivered in line with budget, program and contract performance obligations and requirements.
  • Recognize and solve potential problems and evaluate business effectiveness through ensuring business case, risk analysis and mitigation at all stages of delivery.
  •  Regularly monitor, report, initiate and communicate on performance targets within area of control.
  • Support driving efficiency, continual service improvement and financial improvement through development of strategies and implementation of action plans.

Financial and Reporting

  • Manage compilation and presentation of all financial statements, accounts, forecasts and performance reports.
  • Review status reports prepared by operational managers and modify budgets, forecast, contingencies, provisions and commitments as required.
  •  Prepare reports, forecasts and accounts/ Payment Claims for management, client, or other parties as required.
  • Governance and management of the annual budget and change control process ensuring accurate positions are understood and reported timely.
  • Provide input to the preparation of management plans and reports.

Requirements of the successful candidate:-

  • Excellent organisational skills with demonstrable ability in business financial control and management, business systems, and oversight/ governance of complex work portfolios and budgets.
  • Management experience (general and financial) with capacity and capability to manage development and implementation of plans, systems and cultural change.
  • Demonstrable ability to create and maintain a workplace culture of working safely where all persons are accountable.
  • Demonstrable ability to establish, manage and maintain effective client relationships, particularly around financial and commercial, performance prioritisation, complex data systems and budget forecasting and prioritisation.


  • Minimum: Business, Accounting or relevant Degree
  • Preferred: CA/CPA

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