Chief Financial Officer

Job details

Location: Sydney
Salary: 250000
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 107904
Posted: 9 months ago

Job description

  • One of Australia's leading Accounting and Advisory firms
  • Highly strategic role
  • Mentoring and developing a Finance team 

This is an opportunity within one of Australia's leading accounting and advisory firms.

Working closely with the Managing Director and senior management team of the business, you’d play a vital role in the strategic decision making, financial management, and overall business success, as well as leading, mentoring and developing their internal Finance team. Need to have experience within M&A and growing businesses. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Finance team and have overall responsibility for key finance functions and preparation of financial reports.
  • Lead the development and management of annual firm budgets.
  • Monitoring performance against budget and reporting on financial variances .
  • Design and production of all financial management information for the Executive team, in particular the provision of regular comprehensive financial insights.
  • Implement effective cash flow management practices, including short-term and long-term cash forecasting. Develop strategies to maintain healthy cash reserves, optimise cash utilisation, and manage liquidity risks.
  • Establish and track key performance indicators (KPIs) for financial and operational metrics, including identifying areas for improvement to support achievement of operational goals.
  • Liaise with financiers, ensure efficient treasury operations and proper handling of financial transactions.
  • Collaborate with the Remuneration Committee and Executive to design and manage Director remuneration structures, including arrangements with equity holders.
  • Provide financial expertise and support for equity buy-in arrangements, mergers, or acquisitions. Evaluate financial implications and risks for the firm associated with such transactions.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive longer-term financing strategy to support the firm's growth objectives. Assess various financing options, including use of debt and equity finance, .
  • Assist with the capturing, analysis and reporting of data relating to our ESG priorities
  • Review and enhance existing finance function process including implementation of technology and other solutions to improve efficiency.
  • Maintain and improve governance processes relating to the finance function

The successful applicant will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • CA or CPA qualification
  • Proven experience in a senior finance leadership role.
  • An ability to move between the detail and the strategic requirements of the role demonstrating a willingness to get involved from the top to the bottom.
  • Demonstrated expertise in cash flow management, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Experience in driving process improvements and implementing financial systems and tools.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to translate complex financial data into actionable insights.

If you are interested in this role, please do get in touch on 0401 221 059 or

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