Chief Financial Officer

Posted 09 July 2024
SalaryCommensurate with experience
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

  • Reporting to the CEO, privately held successful business, scaling for growth
  • This executive role requires a commercial CFO, who is collaborative & values driven
  • Merger, Acquisition, Integration, Growth experience
  • Group role across the East coast
  • Brisbane or Sydney location
Client Details

Our client is a leading residential structural steel supplier offering solutions to all construction needs. They present innovative support that is designed to be cost effective with ease of installation. Our clients are 100% Australian owned and manufacture according to Australian standards. With a team of 200 experienced professionals across the East Coast, they are committed to creating smarter solutions ensuring customer satisfaction.


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a critical role supporting and steering the financial direction of the organisation. The CFO will be responsible for overseeing all facets of financial management, including planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting. Leveraging insights and financial data. This role will optimize decision-making processes to ensure alignment with achieving the organization's strategic vision.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Drive continual enhancement of financial operations, adapting strategies to evolving conditions, optimising financial performance, and cultivating a high-performing finance team.
  • Ensure that financial initiatives are aligned with business strategy, developing the finance strategy to drive growth and profitability.
  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations based on comprehensive financial budgeting and analysis.
  • Direct precise accounting, lead robust financial forecasting, and spearhead strategic M&A initiatives to promote growth.
  • Implement rigorous risk management practices to mitigate financial risks, safeguard assets, and ensure compliance with regulatory governance requirements.
  • Champion financial innovation to enhance efficiency, effectiveness, and support business transformation initiatives.
  • Engage stakeholders through transparent communication of financial strategies, fostering consensus and support for key initiatives.
  • Responsible for the financial functions for the development of the new ERP system implementation.
  • Engage, collaborate and facilitate across all divisions.
  • Proven experience as a CFO, B2B wholesale.
  • Experience within the construction and manufacturing industry would be highly regarded.
  • CA or CPA qualified.
  • Hands-on experience in the development of a robust and successful financial strategy to support significant growth initiatives.
  • Exceptional analytical capabilities and strategic thinking aptitude.
  • Skilled communicator adept at influencing and collaborating across functional areas.
  • Inspirational people leader, attraction and development to build capability.