$700 - $800 per day + Super | FMCG Industry | Initial 6 Months contract
2IC to Head of Finance | Managing a small team
Hills District location | Parking on site
The Company: Aston Carter has been engaged exclusively to recruit a temp to perm Operations Finance Manager for a national market leading FMCG business in the Hills district. Our client is a highly respected brand name with strong market presence in the FMCG sector. The business is currently going through a stage of change and transformation and is seeking a highly experienced and hands on Finance Manager to contribute and guide the team throughout this phase. With a growing local head count and an infectious culture, the successful candidate will join a high performing finance team and have the chance to truly make impactful decisions in driving the business to achieving its goal. Due to an internal restructure, they are looking for a highly experienced Operations Finance Manager to join on an initial 6 months contract with scope to convert to permanent.
The Job: Reporting to the Head of Finance this position is effectively the 2IC in the finance team. As the Finance Operations Manager, this role will have high focus on all national operations of the business. This position will look after a small Finance team and be a dynamic, agile and deadline driven Business Partner. The role will also provide decision support and value add through strong financial analysis to multiple business units within the company. Further responsibilities will include:
Management of the Finance function and oversee the finance and operations functions of the business
Oversee preparation of periodical financial statements, including P&L, budgets, forecasts, cash flows, variance analysis, and commentary
Heavy analysis of P&L statements and provide commentary to non-financial stakeholders
Prepare and present timely financial reports for management meetings/statutory accounts
Understand the key drivers of business performance and take a lead in driving efficiency improvements
Build strong relationships with the Operations, Supply Chain and finance leadership teams
Continuous improvement of internal controls and processes
CAPEX and OPEX management
Drive business process improvement and innovation
Lead a small team
Candidate Profile: You will have a minimum of 5 years in a similar operationally focussed Finance Manager or Financial Controller role, with experience ideally within the distribution or FMCG industry (desirable but not essential). Ideally you will be CA/CPA qualified. Experience with a large ERP system such as SAP or Oracle is desirable and experience with dealing with large Excel based data sets is necessary. You will be highly motivated and possess a positive, charismatic attitude. Ideally you will have exposure across business partnering with non-financial stakeholders of all levels and will enjoy adding value. You will have a proven track record of successfully managing a small team. You will enjoy challenging the status quo and have a strong continuous improvement mindset.
For more information you can call Bernad Gullotto in our Greater Western Sydney office on (02) 8894 2718 quoting Job Reference 509706 or alternatively, apply here to register your interest.
Internal Number: 4973975
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