Financial Controller – Financial Services

Company overview

Our client is a well recognised financial services / insurance organisation who pride themselves on making a genuine difference within the sector. Offering an excellent culture and a genuine path for career progression, they now have a unique opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to operate in a hands-on capacity, managing the end-end finance function.

Role overview

The primary purpose of this role is to manage the financial control framework and performance standards for the finance function. Specific responsibilities will include the following:

  • Manage and co-ordinate the audit program in addition to all statutory reporting requirements
  • Focus on driving commercial capability across the function in addition to optimising overall financial performance
  • Provide technical advice to support crucial decision making
  • Lead the full function finance team, ensuring clear performance indicators are set and reached
  • Contribute to strategic and operational decision making as a leader within the business

Skills & Experience

To successfully be considered for this role, you will be:

  • Degree and CA/CPA Qualified
  • Experienced Financial Controller who has operated within the financial services sector
  • Strong leadership skill set, ability to build and manage high performing teams
  • Ability to be hands-on in managing an end to end finance function including Operational Accounting, Statutory/Financial Accounting and FP&A
  • Ability to oversee accounting for investments preferred
  • Desire and drive to move into CFO role long term

What’s On Offer

This is a rare opportunity with a highly respected Insurer to take on an influential role that has a market leading remuneration structure as well as a positive work life balance. You will be surrounded by experienced qualified professionals who enjoy a workplace driven by success and growth.
If you believe that you meet the selection criteria and believe that this is the right opportunity for you, then please apply now for an immediate review of your resume or contact Rachel Camilleri on 03 9602 9840

Financial Controller - Financial Services

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