Financial Controller

The Minderoo Foundation

The Minderoo Foundation

Accounting & Finance
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Focusing on our retail investments, as Financial Controller you will be responsible for the financial governance and strategy across financial accounting, reporting, tax, accounts payable / receivable and payroll. You must ensure the operational finance activities are being performed effectively and efficiently.

  • Managing the day-to-day finance and accounting operations including accounts payable & receivable, inventory management, general ledger reconciliations, payroll processing,cash flow management, forecasting, insurances and tax (indirect/direct).
  • Development and implementation of financial governance and strategy including risk minimization plans.
  • Identify, improve, and implement systems, policies, and processes to ensure robust financial monitoring and controls.
  • Review of accounting policies and technical position papers with respect to accounting standards.
  • Provision of relevant, timely and accurate financial information including cashflow management reports, job costings, financial dashboards and full management reports to track & forecast performance, and guide decision making.
  • Board reporting including supporting analysis and commentary
  • Annual budget preparation and reforecasts as required
  • Preparing company tax and BAS statements in conjunction with external accountants.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant statutory law and financial regulations
  • Management of external auditors as required


  • CA/CPA qualified
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong accounting technical skills including sound knowledge of accounting principles, standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Well-developed leadership and mentoring qualities.
  • Self-starter attitude, delivery-oriented and invested in the long-term success
  • Proactively inspire and lead the finance function, provide energy, inspiration and direction, implementing change management techniques and process improvement where necessary.