Head of Finance

Sydney Permanent
  • Great opportunity to join a well established & fast growing global organisation
  • Join a market leader in a broad & commercially focused Head of Finance position

About Our Client

My client is a well-known US listed consumer healthcare organisation, who have experienced significant organic growth across the last decade. With a very successful decade of growth and an even more exciting decade ahead, they are in the process of recruiting a Head of Finance to lead their finance team across the region.

Job Description

Reporting into the General Manager for Australia, this is a "hands on" Head of Finance position managing a small finance team. You will be responsible for directing, co-ordinating and planning of all financial accounting & controls, budgeting, and analysis, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and practices, in accordance with US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX).Other key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Working closely with the General Manager and the senior leadership team, you will act as a key business partner to the business helping to drive strategic business improvement & performance initiatives.
  • Work with the senior leadership team in helping to develop and implement both organic and inorganic growth initiatives across the region.
  • You will actively manage and assume responsibility for the effective preparation, maintenance, and reporting of internal and external financial records.
  • Manage the preparation of daily, monthly, annual, and other periodic financial statements and reports, ensuring that external document submissions and filings are accurate and timely.
  • Manage and lead the development of the budgeting, general ledger, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, fixed asset management and oversees IT function

The Successful Applicant

  • Previous experience working in a similar position managing and leading a finance team, preferably within the FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, or Medical Devices industries would be ideal.
  • Strong business partnering skills with a clear track record of partnering with the business in driving performance and growth initiatives.
  • Previous experience with acquisitions would also be advantageous but not a must
  • Experience working with a US public listed organisation and a strong working knowledge of understanding of SOX controls and auditing requirements
  • Strong SAP experience
  • CPA or CA qualification

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to join a highly successful US listed organisation with a strong track record of growth in a strategic & commercially focused Head of Finance position
  • Competitive salary package on offer
  • Onsite parking provided
  • WFH and flexibility options available.
Nelson Camacho
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Phone number
+61 2 8836 0786

Job summary

Accounting & Finance
Financial Director / CFO
What is your industry?
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Consultant name
Nelson Camacho
Consultant phone
+61 2 8836 0786
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