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Finance Manager - Conquest Equipment



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023
We are a dynamic and forward-thinking company currently seeking a highly motivated Finance Manager to join our team.The Finance Manager is an integral business management position. The role is responsible for leading the finance team and managing all financial and accounting functions for Conquest Equipment Technologies and EcoTeq Pty Ltd while partnering with senior business management on improvement projects. Achieving the key outcomes of the role requires strong financial management capabilities, attention to detail, ability to prioritise and lead a team in order to deliver accurate and timely financial reports and support the business’ requirements. An important aspect of the position is maintaining professionalism and flexibility in a fast paced environment while managing the department to achieve all required business tasks.About Conquest:Conquest Equipment specialises in the sale and service of industrial floor cleaning machines, offering an extensive range of floor scrubbers, sweepers and floor preparation machines.With over 40 years of industry experience, Conquest has the expertise to evaluate and recommend a tailored solution to your unique needs, delivering the world’s most advanced, efficient, and sustainable floor cleaning machines for unbeatable floor cleaning results. ResponsibilitiesAs the Finance Manager, you will play a critical role in our organization's financial management and reporting. Your key responsibilities will include:Department Management:
  • Lead the finance team to ensure high-quality team output that meets the financial management and reporting requirements of the business and the team's individual KPIs
  • Develop and manage financial and accounting procedures and processes to ensure accurate, timely, and reliable financial reporting
Accounting and Reporting:
  • Produce high-quality monthly business performance reports within 5-7 days of the end of the month
  • Maintain the General Ledger, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, and Fixed Assets
  • Produce Management, Periodic, and ad-hoc reporting as required to support the business
  • Produce and manage the budgeting and cashflow forecasting requirements of the business
Financial Management:
  • Supplier management and payment terms
  • Payroll, super, employee contract, and records management
  • Maintain all company insurances, the vehicle fleet, and vehicle financing
  • Stock forecasting, ordering, foreign exchange, inventory management, and financing
  • Maintain stock pricing in the ERP system
  • Manage BAS, IAS, Income tax, corporate filings, payroll tax lodgements, and annual reporting in conjunction with external accountants
Business Improvement:
  • Assist Management with continuous improvement initiatives to enhance company efficiencies, profitability, cashflow, and liquidity
  • Perform monthly cost reviews to budget and quarterly finance reviews
  • Identify and manage business risks, including completing an annual risk management review
  • Support the use of the ERP system, including report generation, data investigation, and troubleshooting
  • Maintain the HR software system and HR records
  • Drive the adoption of policies and procedures across the business, including leading the implementation of WH&S and environmental policies
  • Ensure the finance team maintains a high level of customer focus and delivers exceptional customer service
Requirements Qualifications and Skills
  • Formal qualifications in Accounting from a recognized Tertiary Institution
  • Eligibility for Membership to CPA Australia
  • Current Victorian Car Driver's License
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven working experience in finance and administration roles in related industries
  • High-level planning skills coupled with the ability to prioritize competing needs and meet deadlines
  • High-level customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously and resourcefully
  • Ability to manage and develop finance team members effectively
  • Ability to implement and manage best practice financial and accounting procedures and processes
  • General Ledger Management, including inventory and fixed assets
  • Management & Periodic Reporting
  • Budgeting & Cashflow Management
  • Using financial software and advanced excel
  • Payroll Management
  • BAS & Tax Lodgements
Benefits What’s In It For You
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity to lead a dynamic finance team and drive financial excellence within the organization
  • Be part of a professional and collaborative work environment
We're excited to welcome an experienced and dedicated Finance Manager to our team. If you're motivated to lead financial initiatives, thrive in a fast-paced setting, and are eager to contribute to our financial success, we encourage you to apply.