Financial Controller

South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne Permanent
  • Finance transformation mandate
  • Privately owned Group

About Our Client

Chadoak are an award-winning plumbing and construction group of companies who have successfully grown the business over the last 10 years under a stable family operating model. Chadoak's growth is due to high-quality execution of major projects, and a diversification strategy that sees them now operating across plumbing, construction, building maintenance and other ancillary businesses. Chadoak are looking for an experienced Financial Controller who can help them set the business up for a strong future.

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, and a member of the Senior Leadership Team, your primary responsibility is leading the Finance function, and providing support for all operating entities within the Group. This will include the monthly financial and management reporting, annual budgeting and forecasting, and cash management for several projects and entities. Inter-company accounting, Tax and Audit submissions and WIP accounting are all essential to your remit.

You will lead the consolidation of various accounting systems as well as implementation of a new payroll system, and the transition of accounting support from an external firm, to be managed in-house. Success in this role will be determined by your ability to lead and develop the finance team, and in providing effective scalable financial services and strategic support for the CEO and Owners.

The Successful Applicant

Our client is looking for an experienced Financial Controller, with strong leadership capability complimenting a broad accounting skill-set. Ideally you will have an engineering or construction background with an understanding of WIP reporting. Tertiary and Professional Accounting qualifications are mandatory, and you will have worked closely with senior management, or as part of a senior leadership team.

You will be a team player with the versatility to work in a privately-owned project-based environment. The ability to work under pressure, and with an eye for detail is important. This role will be driving change and helping secure favourable outcomes for the business, so an empathetic people leader, with energy and enthusiasm is desired.

What's on Offer

  • An influential leadership position in a fast-paced and growing company
  • The opportunity to shape the finance team, and drive continuous improvement
  • Member of the senior leadership team.
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