Financial Controller

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 824671
Job Published: 2021-11-24 15:16:00 +1100

Simon George and Sons is a family-owned business and well respected industry leader in the provision of high quality produce to the hospitality, catering and tourism industry sectors throughout Qld, NT, NSW and Victoria. This proud and passionate family business began in 1927 and attributes its success to delivering high quality customer experiences and building loyal and reciprocal relationships in Australia and overseas.  Investing in their people and encouraging innovative practices has contributed to the organisation’s overall success as a market leader in the sector.
Due to a retirement, we are seeking interest from suitable candidates for the position of Financial Controller.  Reporting to the Directors, this role will provide hands-on support in understanding and interpreting business performance.  This will involve the timely provision of meaningful financial and non-financial information to the Directors and Operational Business Managers through the proactive management of financial reporting and accounting systems.  A key aspect of the role is the provision of advice on business performance, key performance indicator trends and the analysis of emerging revenue and cost based profit risks and opportunities for each business unit.
This role leads a close knit finance team including a Group Accountant and key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and compile the monthly reporting package
  • Report on key sales and performance data, enhance and maintain costs models, monitor trends and analyse emerging revenue and profit risks and opportunities
  • Drive and compile monthly and quarterly business forecasts for all divisions, coordinate annual divisional budgets
  • Preparation of FBT, Income Tax and Annual Returns
  • Management of the annual insurance renewal process
  • Prepare and monitor cash flow on a rolling basis

As a member of the management team, you have the ability to translate data into reports which provide meaningful insight into the company’s financial position and direction.  Your experience will have equipped you with the necessary skills to develop systems and measurement instruments and you will have an established track record in the provision of financial analysis.

We are seeking a degree qualified CA or CPA with a background in FMCG, manufacturing, hospitality or tourism.  You will be able to demonstrate aptitude and experience in business analysis and cost accounting in a fast moving service orientated environment. 
This role is a for a self- reliant, highly motivated and resilient candidate with the capacity to work autonomously.  You will have advanced business planning skills, a proven ability to lead a cohesive and high performing team and well developed interpersonal skills. 
Hours are 7.00am to 3.00pm Monday to Friday with onsite parking and an attractive remuneration package including car allowance.   

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