Group Financial Controller | 2ic to the CFO | Multinational


With a turnover in excess of $2 billion, this Australian multinational group continues to successfully expand its international footprint whilst maintaining domestic ANZ market dominance. With success has come complexity of operating structures including JVs, offshore subsidiaries, multiple legal entities and tax vehicles.
Reporting to the Regional CFO as 2IC, the focus of this role is about managing and resolving the myriad of technical accounting and reporting issues facing a complex business structure. First and foremost amongst these issues is the completion of a complex Consolidation of Group results inclusive of management accounts and end of year statutory accounts. You will manage and develop a team of senior accounting professionals and the transactions services team, with a focus on increasing the level of value-add reporting provided by the group. You will also be charged with improving existing processes while up-skilling the Finance and Accounting team.

  • Prepare technical accounting papers with respect to judgmental items for the external auditors and for consideration of the Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Support the preparation of externally released documents, including the annual report, trading and operational updates, and other media releases.
  • Manage the preparation of half-year and year-end results.
  • Coordinate the monthly company performance report for senior management and the board.
  • Lead finance streams of projects with internal stakeholders such as group tax, group legal and treasury.
  • Manage the external audit process for the Group.
  • Contributing to maintaining a strong internal control environment.
  • variances.
  • Managing the external audit process including liaising with the partner and senior manager on key issues plus day to day management to ensure the process was completed in a timely manner.


  • Demonstrated financial control and technical accounting/advisory experience
  • Strong management skills of large teams
  • Qualified CA or CPA
  • Exposure to ASX reporting or a large multinational Corporate
  • Experience within Big 4 or large mid-tier accounting firm highly regarded  


  • Great corporate culture
  • High level of exposure to highly regarded executive team
  • Potential to succeed the CFO in the future 


10/03/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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