Chief Financial Officer Melbourne


  • Commercially minded CFO with strong manufacturing background
  • Key advisor to locally based MD
  • Australian division of German multinational
The Australian division of a multinational manufacturing business is looking to appoint an experienced CFO in order to drive growth for the local business.

You will lead and develop the local finance team and drive the commercial analysis and reporting locally as well as reporting back to the German parent company and Group CFO.

Your technical, systems, stakeholder management and commercial, business partnering skills, will be needed to succeed in this role. You will use skills in compliance and reporting, IFRS, statutory reporting and taxation, as well as budgeting, forecasting and controls.

You will further develop financial processes and controls and have a small team working with you and be hands on. A confident, competent finance leader who can engage and motivate staff is needed. Financial projects, working with the international CFO and with the local MD, on more strategic issues, will also form part of this high profile opportunity. 

CPA/CA qualified with demonstrable and significant experience working for a multinational ideally within manufacturing industry at a senior level. 

You may have previously been involved in transformation and have proven ability to manage teams, and deliver financial results in a timely manner and improve on current controls.

Costings and project background would be beneficial. You will have worked in dynamic growth environments and be used to changing priorities and stakeholders who need a true business partner. 

An excellent salary package is on offer depending on skills and experience. 

Please contact Andrew Pownall on +612 9262 4836 or apply at Please send applications in word document only. 

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Want to learn more?

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Andrew Pownall on 0437 554795.

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