Finance Manager

Finance Manager

HelloFresh | Sydney, New South Wales, AU

Posted 24 days ago

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At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 18 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: Green Chef, EveryPlate, Chefs Plate, Factor_, and Youfoodz.

Job description

We are looking for a Finance Manager with analytical rigor and intellectual drive. You are a qualified and experienced accountant with exceptional communication who wants to make your mark on a successful and growing business. You enjoy leading a team, collaborating with people who possess a diverse set of talents and are dedicated to details and enjoy managing competing priorities.

You will…

Manage & mentor a team of Senior Accountants & Accountants, where as a team, you will own the full trial balance for both HelloFresh and Everyplate within Australia.
Work closely with your peers manager on the prioritisation of projects and allocation of resources
Report to our ANZ Head of Finance and take ownership and accountability of all things month-end close (reconciliations, month-end journals, senior management reporting pack)
Be accountable for reducing the time and complexity of our month-end close procedures, implementing best practice principles and solutions through the development of innovative solutions or from prior experiences
Be responsible for finding and implementing solutions on complex issues (both financial and operational) with a constant mindset of continuous improvement e.g. day to day efficiency gains, internal control improvements and tech/tool enhancements
Investigate and maintain data integrity through a number of complex systems and workflows to ensure financial reporting and analytical accuracy. Simplified and automated reconciliations are key to high volume, sustainable and scalable processes
Be the key point of contact for our HelloFresh & Everyplate business, building a strong rapport with the operations team on the ground
Have meaningful involvement in the collation, review and submission of the annual and quarterly budget cycles, taking accountability for mapping, completeness and reliability of assumptions across a number of elements (CAPEX, T+E, Training, Consulting, IT)
Have the opportunity to provide in-depth value adding analysis to both financial and non-financial senior management which could have a lasting impact on the group globally
Design, build and consult on internally developed tools, systems, tests and analytics that drive optimisation and new insights across the business

You have…

Passion, drive and fantastic communication skills
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance and are a qualified CA/CPA (or equivalent) with a number of years experience leading a small team 
A strong working knowledge of accounting concepts and standards
Experience in managing a team & would consider yourself a natural leader and a team player. You take care in the development of both yourselves and your peers
Previous experience of working in a fast-paced business in a role which involves offering business critical analysis, insights or information for significant decision making. 
An eye and appreciation for detail and an understanding of data structures and complex systems/workflows
Strong/Advanced use of Excel/Google Sheets (experience with SQL would be advantageous) and experience working with a complex ERP system (Oracle, SAP) with a multi-dimensional chart of accounts structure

You are...

Keen to jump straight in and have an impact while learning in one of the worlds fastest growing startups over the last decade. 
An extremely fast learner with an innovative approach to solving problems and an obsession for data
Proactive, ambitious, and assertive: you take ownership of your work and think beyond the scope of a given assignment
Able to work autonomously and with limited direction
A strong stakeholder manager with the ability to influence and build strong relationships in a short period of time
Excited to work for a food-tech business that is transforming the way people shop & eat
A person who thrives under pressure and doesn’t shy away from hard work

What you’ll get in return…

The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing global technology companies in an exciting growth phase
Company discount - 70% off HelloFresh boxes
Flexible working arrangements
Egoless environment, constant learning with room for personal growth
Free access to Headspace
HelloFresh Academies - monthly internal learning & development 
A diverse and vibrant international environment, with offices in 18 countries

Start date: ASAP

Compensation: Competitive salary with benefits

Duration: 6-8 month fixed term contract 

Location: Chippendale Head Office - hybrid working environment 


About HelloFresh

We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

We want to adapt our processes and create a safe space that welcomes everyone so please let us know how we can accommodate our process. In case you have any accessibility requirements you can share that with us in the application form.

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