Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Regional TAS
Start Date: 28/07/2020
Reference: 418628
Contact Name: Robyn Titmus
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 28, 2020 16:37

Job Description

OnTalent is delighted to partner with our client, a highly respected and renowned Tasmanian company with a successful history spanning more than 60 years, who are recognised as industry leaders within the civil construction, transport & logistics and quarrying sectors.

After eleven years, the Group Financial Controller is retiring which presents an exciting opportunity for someone to join this long standing and progressive values-driven organisation.

With the core values of Professionalism, Integrity, Safety, Teamwork, Quality and Environmental care & protection, this business is widely recognised as being an industry leader and are currently going through a significant period of investment in systems and process improvement to ensure their continued success into the future.

Located at Head Office in Launceston, Tasmania and reporting to the CFO, who is engaged on a part-time basis, the role of Group Financial Controller is responsible for managing the company’s day to day finance operations including overseeing payroll (150+ employees), debtors/creditors, statutory reporting and asset management.  You will provide accurate and timely financial reports and manage internal controls and procedures working across all functions of the business. 

Ideally, we are seeking five years’ experience in a similar role and formal qualifications of either CA, CPA or MBA with demonstrated accounting experience in a highly commercial environment. You will have strong analytical skills, good IT business systems knowledge and promote continuous improvement initiatives.  Exposure to the civil construction, commercial building, construction materials, mining or heavy industry sectors is preferred. 

Leading a small finance and administration team, this role requires you to multi-task and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.  Experience in management accounting and providing analytical and profit & loss support to internal stakeholders is highly desirable.

You will require advanced skills with MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook.  Knowledge and experience with Attaché is desirable.  

This role provides a platform for an aspiring CFO who is aiming to broaden their experience in an autonomous financial management function. 

For a confidential discussion or to request a Success Profile, contact Robyn Titmus, Senior Client Partner at OnTalent on 07 3305 5800 or email: To be considered, please submit your resume and a two page cover letter (Word format) by selecting the “apply now” function. 

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