Financial Controller

About the Company 

Penfold Projects is a multi-award winning Landscape Design and Construction company which has over the past 22 years grown to become an industry leader in progressive landscape construction and consultation.

We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to join the Finance team in our head office in Kelvin Grove. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be integral to ensuring the accuracy of the general ledger and month end reporting. This is a hands-on role reporting directly to the Managing Director and supporting the Executive Management Team.

To be successful in this role, you must have: 

  • You must have proven experience overseeing the Finance department of a fast paced business, preferably in the construction industry
  • 5 years plus financial and management accounting experience in a similar role
  • CA/CPA Mandatory
  • Highly experienced in month end processes, budgets, forecasts and analysis and reporting of financial information
  • High level of knowledge in all financial, tax and payroll statutory regulations
  • Proven experience with ERP systems and administration
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation

Your tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing small finance department with the ability to be hands on when required
  • Preparation of monthly Financial and Management Reports with analysis and recommendations
  • Ensuring all compliance and lodgement obligations are met (ATO, QBCC, Payroll etc)
  • Month end close with all balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and WIP movements journaled
  • Preparation of 12-month budgets and rolling cashflows
  • Performing commercial analysis to identify risks, opportunities and trends
  • Thorough understanding of construction cost structures/drivers, create visibility, and cost transparency within the business
  • Review job financial performance and communicate findings with relevant departments
  • Inter entity accounting and reporting
  • Undertake system review and process improvement recommendations
  • Work closely with other department managers to provide and communicate financial information
  • Develop financial strategy, including risk minimisation plans and opportunity forecasting
  • Implementation of new financial polices and procedures, role responsibilities and restructuring if required

Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Penfold Projects is an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome all applicants and encourages applications from all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for the role. 

30/03/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Accounting
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