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Finance Director - VSP Australia (Marchon Eyewear)
- Exciting leadership role in a dynamic consumer product business
- 100% subsidiary of a global multinational
About Our Client
VSP Australia (Marchon Eyewear) is responsible for the importation, distribution and marketing of Marchon Enterprises Inc. licensed and house brands within the Australian eyewear market - this incorporates General Optical (GenOp), Marchon Eyewear Australia, Dragon Alliance South Pacific and Monkey Software Pty Ltd.
VSP Australia is proud to exclusively distribute many world famous luxury, fashion and technological iconic eyewear products. Servicing optometrists, speciality sunglass stores and department stores across Australia and New Zealand with some of the world leading Eyewear brands - Calvin Klein, Chloe, Skaga, Salvatore Ferragamo, Dragon, and Nike - to name a few.
GenOp supports the profitable growth of private practice by delivering a broad range of high-quality lenses, cost-effective products and services. GenOp also provides state of the art software systems which help support Optometric practices run very effective businesses, connected electronically to the Supply Chain, which materially improves operating efficiencies of the practice and facilitates great patient service.
This is an exciting finance leader role for a first-time Finance Director/CFO. You will support the Managing Director and ANZ business in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, operating model and operational execution. You will assist with building a robust finance function, lifting the function after it became a 100% subsidiary of VSP/Marchon globally (head office in NYC), adhering to US GAAP / SOX requirements. You will lead and manage an already capable finance team whilst managing a complex ERP implementation. You will ensuring that BAU is not impacted by these additional activities. You will provide strategic support across operations here in Australia/NZ whilst giving confidence to head office that the local business is supported.
The Successful Applicant
You will be a CA/CPA qualified Financial Controller/Finance Director/CFO with experience in a similar segment (Consumer Products, FMCG, Retail). You will have a strong affinity with IT systems, processes and exposure to a US GAAP/SOX environment. You will have a track record of change management, transformation, supporting a similar sized business driving commercial outcomes. The ideal person will be a hands-on, independent individual with initiative and drive to succeed in a small yet complex environment.
What's on Offer
- Competitive remuneration package
- Short term incentives
- Parking on site, based in Rosebery
- An opportunity to join a newly acquired business in a global MNC
- Vast change mandate, opportunity to add value