Head of Finance

at Sharp and Carter Finance and Accounting
Published August 9, 2023
Location Melbourne, Australia
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Full-time  


Head of Finance Sharp and Carter Finance and Accounting location Melbourne.

The role as Head of Finance, you will play an integral part in shaping the strategic direction and performance of the organisation whilst building and leading an end to end finance function.

Reporting directly to the MD, your role will be a broad one requiring you to be 'hands on' and in the detail, but also a strong commercial business partner to the leadership team. You will be principally responsible for leading the accounting function and for ensuring effective controls and accurate reporting to support commercial decision-making.

Your key responsibilities include monthly and annual financial reporting (including risks, opportunities and financial commentary) for the organisation. Developing financial models to support business activities and initiatives. Lead, mentor and build out the finance department.

Ongoing oversight and improvement of financial controls, systems and processes. Ensuring compliance with statutory and tax obligations. Provide high level advice and assistance to the MD and Board on all financial issues.

The candidate influential and collegial in your style, you will manage and drive a high-performance culture for the finance function and ensure there is a holistic approach to accounting services.

To this end, it is essential that you can engage and influence key stakeholders across all levels. You will have an ability to balance your detail-driven personality with the capacity to understand the bigger picture and your exceptional communication skills will compliment your talent for interpreting and articulating complex information.

Other requirements include CA/CPA qualified. Extensive experience as a hands-on CFO / FC / Head of Finance in a small to medium sized businesses. You will be a proven leader with demonstrated success in driving high performing teams.

Previous experience in scaling start-up's / SME's will be viewed favorably. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-performing and ambitious finance professional that thrives working in a growing fast-paced environment.

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