Business Unit Controller

Parramatta Permanent AU$120,000 - AU$135,000
  • Commercial controller role with a top tier global conglomerate listed on NYSE
  • Excellent path to progression in 18 - 24 months

About Our Client

Client is a multinational conglomerate listed on the NYSE and Borsa Italiana. Through its various businesses, client designs, produces, and sells agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses, and special vehicles, in addition to powertrains for industrial and marine applications.

Job Description

Primary duties:

  1. Ensures the integrity of the financial data and ensuring that it reflects the real economic activity of the brand and or business unit.
  2. Shares responsibility of the full brand and or business unit P&L, gross operating assets and cash flow for ANZ.
  3. Delivering the Financial contribution in the brand and or business unit closings, forecasting and budgeting processes.
  4. Demonstrated Finance business acumen is contributed to revenue, discounts, warranty/policy, margin, SG&A, inventory, receivables, and related provisions of the brand and or business unit.
  5. Provides support for brand and or business unit staff to ensure they have adequate knowledge of financial performance, reporting, and measurements to make sound business decisions to improve the financial performance.
  6. Improve the financial performance and inform the priorities of the brand and or business unit through financial contribution including standardized Finance processes and leading productivity projects which may include product pricing, freight costs and logistics and sales data.
  7. Demonstrate financial performance of the brand and or business unit to relevant KPIs (market share, product mix, parts etc.)
  8. Regular and adhoc reporting of financial information and or performing analysis that will support managerial queries and decisions. Including forecasting/measuring the impacts of proposed actions and the optimization of brand and or business unit resources.
  9. Demonstrated corrective action and process improvement mindset. - Contribute to cross functional improvement projects as a member of the Finance Controlling Team.
  10. Demonstrate compliance and integrity with accounting rules, company policies and inancial tools.

Secondary duties:

  • Commercial Control:
    1. Review and Authorization of brand and or business unit specific programs - sales contracts / deals / pricing
    2. Monitoring and coordination of:-
      1. Credit notes, sales allowances, discount commitments and programs
      2. Warranty (standard monthly and quarterly true-ups)
      3. Policy, inbound and outbound freight, wholegoods
      4. Net Realizable Value (NRV) Reserves, Domestic Bad Debts- Support Trade Finance as Appropriate
      5. Monthly Margin analysis, inventory, receivables, and other balance sheet items
      6. Cash flow Monitoring and revenue recognition processes

  • Budget & Forecasting:
    1. Support the Head of brand and or business in the forecast and budgeting process. Define and challenge forecast assumptions and translate them in financial results.
    2. Support to FP&A Team to produce reports (causals explanation, variance analysis)
    3. Assist in presenting the budget/forecast outcome to the business leaders
    4. Support to SG&A and CAPEX Controllers in the budget process

  • Audit and compliance:
    1. Closely work with Hubs in insuring a Clean Bill of Health for the whole region
    2. Contribute to audit reviews with the Compliance Officer
    3. Strict revenue recognition policy application
    4. Strict following of DOA in relation to discount Approvals.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have :

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting.
  • Demonstrated tenure and working experience within a Finance function.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
  • Demonstrated articulate verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think creatively, highly driven and self-motivated.
  • Strong commitment to meeting tight deadlines, under certain level of stress, self-motivated and flexibility to work after hours as necessary.
  • Ability to successfully manage ambiguity and deliver on assignments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to ensure approval processes are in line with DOA and company policies
  • Willingness to take on related additional tasks and expand upon current responsibilities with minimal direction.
  • Advanced Excel financial modeling and skills.
  • Demonstrated forecasting and budgeting skills.
  • Demonstrated working experience in cross-functional, multi-level collaborative environments.
  • Ability to successfully manage ambiguity and deliver on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Spoken and written English language required.

What's on Offer

  • Work for a global reknowned brand
  • Competitive salary and bonus package
  • Great career progression opportunities within the business
  • Flexible and dynamic work arrangement
  • Convenient Western Sydney location
  • Parking available on site
Tasneem Nawab
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+61 2 8292 2071

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