General Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Newly elevated role to drive transformation of FP&A (reporting and systems), Have a significant impact in driving commercial focus across the organisation, Be part of a significant organisation transformation in the disability sector.

About the Business

Our client is an industry leading for-purpose disability service provider delivering essential supported independent living and employment services to thousands of Australians across the Eastern seaboard. With the introduction of the NDIS and inorganic growth through mergers and successful government tenders, they have undergone significant growth, transformation and change, and today generate a turnover of $400m+ and employ over 5,000 people. This change journey is ongoing, with a focus on embedding best practices across the organisation within what is a highly customer centric culture.

Supporting people with disabilities to live great lives, you can look forward to joining a team that is bold, brave and courageous. They stand up for the things that matter and stand together as a team and are serious about human rights. At the same time, they have a knack for finding joy in life even in the most unexpected places. In joining their team, youre not just supporting people, but you will be pioneering new paths, challenging assumptions, daring to think differently, and telling society to raise its bar much higher.

The Role

Reporting to the CFO, the General Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (GM, FP&A) is a newly elevated role reflecting the need to appoint a highly capable executive to lead the financial analysis and reporting for the organisation.  This role works closely with senior management on the formulation of short to long term financial plans and works closely with the business in understanding financial performance, and through that, opportunities to better manage commercial performance. As a result of the recent growth, a key focus of this role will be designing and implementing a new budget and rolling forecast systems, along with a best practice reporting approach. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • FP&A systems transformation
  • Provision of insightful and dynamic reports
  • Leading the annual budget and 5-year strategic planning processes
  • Financial modelling to support business decisions
  • Working with the corporate strategy team to improve decision making across the organisation
  • Training/building commercial insight and capability with key stakeholders in the business
  • Business partnering

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Professional qualifications, CA or CPA
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience, including the development of a best practice FP&A capability and upgrading relevant systems; this will ideally include experience as part of a group finance function leading a FP&A team
  • Sound knowledge of best practice, and the statutory and regulatory framework including ATO and ASIC (NDIS experience ideal but not required)
  • Proven managerial experience
  • High level computer literacy in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and financial software systems
  • Strong administrative skills; time management, coordination of tasks, efficient work practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a right to work in Australia

Location: Sydney or Melbourne



29/06/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Accounting
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