Group Financial Controller

North Suburbs Perth Permanent
  • Leadership role in a WA based organisation
  • Add value and impact business decision making

About Our Client

Benara Nurseries is a leading, third generation family-owned business and one of Australia's largest wholesale production nurseries. With a workforce of over 300 people and operations spanning 165 hectares over four separate properties, Benara Nurseries are recognized as a market leader in their field. Benara's commitment to quality, exemplary customer service and reliability is showcased through their extensive nationwide customer base.

Benara Nurseries is looking to appoint a Group Financial Controller to play a vital role in their ongoing success.

Job Description

As a key member of the Executive Team, this role reports to the Directors/Owners and is pivotal in shaping the financial direction of the company and driving sustainable growth.
This role is responsible for strategic financial planning, coupled with comprehensive oversight of all financial, taxation, and legal matters concerning the business and its affiliated entities.Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and execute financial strategies to support the company's objectives and long-term vision.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Executive Team to align financial strategies with overall business goals.
  • Provide leadership to the finance team, fostering a culture of excellence and accountability.
  • Oversee budgeting, financial planning, and forecasting to ensure financial stability and growth.
  • Monitor financial performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Manage financial reporting, including the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Assess and mitigate financial risks, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Optimize capital structure, manage cash flow, and ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Appraise purchases of major acquisitions including land, property, plant and equipment.
  • Oversee a major land subdivision project.
  • Partner with Operational Managers on divisional performance and recommend process and efficiency improvements.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will thrive in a fast moving, constantly evolving organisation which has seen significant organic growth. Key requirements are:

  • Professional accounting qualification.
  • Proven experience in a similar financial leadership role.
  • Exemplary relationship building skills.
  • Strong knowledge of financial management, taxation, and legal compliance.
  • Experience with an ERP implementation.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to lead and manage a team effectively.

What's on Offer

Benara Nurseries foster a dynamic and collaborative work environment. You'll be at the forefront of the organization's ongoing success, actively contributing to their leadership within the industry.

This position provides a unique opportunity to wield a direct influence on the strategic direction of an expanding business. This is a broad role in a fast-moving industry, ensuring that no two days are alike.

Benara offer a competitive remuneration package, reflecting their commitment to attracting top talent and rewarding your contributions.

Jodie Choyce
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CFO & Financial Management
CFO & Financial Management Subsector
North Suburbs Perth
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Jodie Choyce
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