Finance Manager

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Contract
Reference: JO-1911-186984
Salary: $115000 per annum
Our Client:

Our client is a global restaurant chain operating in over 30 countries 
  • As a Finance Manager, your responsibilities will include: 
*       Develop and manage the finance team
*       Annual update of PD's and objectives
*       Half yearly performance reviews 
*       Development plans in place
*       Current Direct reports are Financial Accountant, Cash Management Coordinator and Accounts Payable Officer;
*       Foster a business support mindset with the Finance Team, Central Support Team, External Agencies (Auditors etc)
*   Produce cost efficiencies and best financial practice across central support cost centres
*       Produce periodic reporting for the company, liaising with respective teams to produce the pack 
*       Involvement in annual budgeting & forecasting process 
*       Oversee all Franchise transfers and acquisitions and assist in the preparation of settlement statements.  
*       Review and approve all Balance sheet reconciliations. 
*       Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues. 
*       Lead and improve the following processes - AP, AR, Payroll, Expenses, Financial Accounting, Fixed Assets excluding Capital WIP, Periodic Management reporting. 
*       Lead the implementation of Phase 2 reporting and planning tool (Vena) to automate sales reporting and budgeting. 
*       Lead the preparation of financial information for year-end audits;
*       Ensure strong policies and procedures are in place in the transactional processing area;
*       Ensure Statutory and Tax obligations are met. 
*       Manage the daily cash cycle;
*       Preparation, analysis, and interpretation of all financial reports including but not limited to o Periodic sales o Periodic board report o Periodic Global Deck o QBR preparation
*       Facilitate the budget and forecast activities. 

The ideal candidate;
*       Relevant tertiary qualifications plus 5+ years' finance experience (CPA or CA qualified) 
*       Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly in dealing with non-finance staff regarding finance related issues; 
*       Strong technical accounting skills; 
*       Analytical and logical approach to problem solving; 
*       Initiative, energy and attention to detail with the ability to think laterally; 

What's in it for you? 
  • Contract Position (12 Months)
  • $115,000 + Super + discretionary bonus (6%)
  • Inner suburbs location
If this opportunity is of interest to you, apply now!