Finance Manager

at Stockland
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted January 8, 2020
Category Accounting and Finance
Job Type Full-time
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Finance Manager Stockland location Sydney. Due to internal promotion, we have a unique opportunity for a Finance Manager to step into a highly commercial, hands-on position where you will business partner with Senior Management, providing accurate and timely reporting, forecasting, and actionable insights to drive achievement of Business Targets. Key responsibilities analyse and interpret results to provide quality insight to senior stakeholders into factors influencing performance, and present recommendations for performance improvement, responsible for consolidated reporting, analysis and insight across the corporate cost base, understanding key drivers, highlighting trends and identifying areas of risk and opportunity, driving a culture of “no surprises”, build and maintain strong working relationships with key internal customers / stakeholders, as trusted finance business partner for exco members, general managers, senior managers and the broader finance team, responsible for challenging the current processes and assumptions, and driving improvement initiatives to deliver greater control, transparency, accuracy and simplification where possible, support the wider pr&a team as a strong 2ic to the senior finance manager, leading the team in periods of sfm leave, driving initiatives and supporting deliverables across the team, leading a team of 2 analysts, providing guidance, direction and mentoring, and ensuring appropriate development and coaching plans are in place, embed a culture of strong control and risk compliance ensuring adherence to accounting policies and internal controls including balance sheet recs and analytical reviews. About you ca / cpa qualified, you will have extensive experience in corporate / cost accounting, planning and business partnering, exceptional communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build and influence strong partnerships at all levels across the organization, experience supervising or leading a team is essential, demonstrated history of driving continuous improvement, a naturally curious & inquisitive individual with the desire to understand and effectively communicate the “why” behind the numbers, an autonomous self-starter who is solutions focused and demonstrates a high level of commercial awareness and personal accountability. The stockland proposition at stockland we are a community delivering outcomes that benefit the community at large. We work collaboratively and inclusively, building strong working relationships. Our portfolio is diverse and so are the opportunities for professional and career development. We are committed to providing our people with broad experiences to build a successful career. We recognise the importance of flexibility and work life-quality and over 80% of our employees have informal or formal flexible work arrangements. Additionally, Stockland has a strong commitment to achieving the best outcomes through an inclusive and collaborative culture. Our customers come from diverse backgrounds and we want our teams to reflect this. Due to the permanent nature of this role, we can only accept applications from Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or Open Work Visa holders with more than 24 months validity from their role start date agencies should note that unsolicited resumes will not be accepted for this position and Stockland will not pay any fees related to resumes that are submitted directly to hiring managers and not through our approved process. Where appropriate, the Careers @ Stockland Team will work with our preferred panel of agencies to source candidates for roles.