Group Financial Manager - Brisbane, QLD


Become an integral, strategic and decision-making member of this agribusinesses executive team that manage the production, packaging and supply of delicious leafy vegetables to local & international markets.

Who will you work for?
An agribusiness that specialises in growing and packing salad greens and herbs, farming over 900 acres across Queensland and Victoria. Geographically diverse farming operations provide the business with an enhanced production window, risk mitigation strategy and an ability to optimise the businesses position within the market. Their passion is supplying the freshest and highest quality salad lines to the customer as quickly as possible. The founder of the company was a great man of honesty and ethics, a true farmer focused on growing superior quality produce. The company is dedicated to continuing his dreams and values.

The role itself?
Working closely with the Directors and as a member of the Executive team, the successful person will need to:

  • Have a proven ability to lead budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting as well as managing all internal and external stake holders

  • Make recommendations to the executive team for improvements to operational processes and strategies, in line with a culture of continuous improvement

  • Communicate consistently, concisely and transparently with key staff across the businesses production sites; empowering key staff with precise financial information, support and guidance

  • Provide leadership, direction and management of the finance and administration team

  • Lead the financial strategy through business analysis and financial modelling to drive change and stimulate growth

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant policies, procedures, legislation and regulations

  • Support and improve current business processes through continuous performance improvement

  • Develop and implement business strategies that both promote and ensure sustainable growth

What kind of person will fit the role?
To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Past experience working within a FMCG environment

  • 5+ years’ experience as an accomplished finance executive, with the ability to analyse, manage and control the financial matters of the business

  • Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Finance or Economics; CA or CPA qualifications preferable

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience within agricultural, manufacturing or processing environments or similar including working knowledge of standard costing methodologies

  • Brilliant communication skills, both oral and written, and an ability to build relationships at all levels of the organisation

  • Strong accuracy, attention to detail and analytical skills

  • A confident, calculated professional with an innate ability to self-reflect and assess

  • Experience in complex Excel modelling, including creation of complex Financial Budgeting models

  • High level analytical and problem solving abilities with excellent time and organisational management skills

How will you be rewarded?
You will be rewarded for your contributions to the business with an attractive salary (proportionate to your experience and skill set), 9.5% superannuation and outstanding professional development opportunities.

If you would like more information on this role or want to discuss your next career move, please make contact with Josh for a confidential conversation.

0416 142 130



Brisbane, QLD

Work Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
03 October 2019

VacantJosh Peters