Head of Finance

Melbourne Permanent AU$190,000 - AU$215,000 per year
  • Part of the leadership team
  • High growth industry Sector

About Our Client

Our client is a leading global environmental consultancy providing expert advice across a wide range of industries, including renewables, infrastructure, water, marine and ports, transport, construction, and development. Due to significant growth, they are looking to expand their Asiapac region and widen their market share globally.

Job Description

As part of our senior management team for the Australian market, you will lead, expand, and support the consultancy team's business plan and capabilities. Initially focused on Australia, the role will also most likely broaden its scope across New Zealand and APAC. The role will entail collaborating with the management team to implement company strategy, ensure effective reporting measures are met, create dashboards and drive operational performance across the business. Additionally, you will oversee all operational finance, statutory reporting, and tax/treasury matters in Australia reporting into the global head office and working with the tax team.

The Successful Applicant

To be successful in this role, you will be CA/CPA qualified and have several years post qualification experience in a commercially focused role, ideally within the professional services sector or you will have had exposure to this environment during your time in chartered. Experience in a Group or divisional Finance Director or Controller role or a Commercial Manager role in a fast-growing business will be regarded. In addition to this you will have a strong skillset across KPI reporting, senior stakeholder engagement and data analytics (including financial modelling and scenario planning). You will also be able to work autonomously and have a solutions-focused mindset. This role would also appeal to those with an interest in sustainability and green investments and projects.

What's on Offer

  • A high-profile and valuable role within the senior management team
  • Opportunity to shape the financial performance
  • Engagement with senior stakeholders and board directors
  • Leadership of strategic projects and integration of acquisitions
  • Competitive compensation package and benefits
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment
Melanie Wallace-Smith
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CFO & Financial Management
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Professional Services & Consultancy
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