Finance Controller

Finance Controller

Swinburne | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 9 days ago

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  • Fantastic opportunity for an experienced, motivated and driven financial professional to play a pivotal role within the finance team 
  • Full-time position at our Hawthorn campus 
  • Attractive salary and benefits with flexible/ hybrid working options available

  • About the Role 
    As the Financial Controller you will be leading key areas within the finance function and providing overall oversight and accountability for the production of accurate financial results, and management of the underlying financial processes, controls and operations. This is a pivotal position which will support the Chief Financial Officer and key university stakeholders by leading key finance initiatives and role modelling the University’s finance values in order to meet the strategic goals of the finance team.
    This position is a pivotal role within the finance team and will suit a motivated, driven and forward-thinking finance professional who has the ability and knowledge to interpret information and apply provide guidance to meet its strategic goals and regulatory requirements.
    About You
    To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 
  • Extensive knowledge of local statutory reporting requirements
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience of working as a senior leader in a Financial Control team in a large and complex organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to use evidence and innovative thinking to solve significant organisational challenges
  • Experience of driving change, delivering operational excellence and embedding process and control improvements into finance and business operations
  • Demonstrated ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders, including at senior levels regarding significant and/or complex issues

  • Qualifications
  • Extensive relevant industry experience
  • Extensive experience of AASB and local accounting standards
  • Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (CA) or Certified Practicing Accountants Australia (CPA)

  • About Swinburne University of Technology 
    Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:
  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.