Our Accounting & Finance recruitment division is here to find the financial professionals you need, from newly minted CPAs to CFOs as well as part-qualified people.
We know the industry well, which means that we can also give you valuable insights into market trends such as current salaries and the availability of candidates for particular roles in particular industries.
We specialise in working with growing SMEs across a range of industries and some of Australia’s blue-chip firms. We like to make the recruitment process as cost-effective and straightforward as we can, without compromising on quality.
No matter your industry sector, our experienced recruiters have the know-how and the networks to find people who will fit with you.
Coordinate effective financial, accounting, risk, treasury and tax strategies to maximize shareholder or company value and helps steer the strategic direction of the business. The CFO will sometimes work alongside the COO reporting into the CEO and will usually sit on the Executive Leadership team.
A Financial Controller is a senior executive who acts as the head of accounting and oversees the preparation or financial reporting, compliance, audits, monitoring internal controls and participating in the budgeting process. In small to medium sized businesses, the Financial Controller will be the head of finance within the company. Finance Managers have a similar job description and may report into the Financial Controller and may sit at either the Group or Divisional level.
This will range from Group or National Payroll Managers who will coordinate payroll over numerous states and potentially countries. They may have Payroll Officers reporting into them who will process the weekly, fortnightly and monthly payroll including new starters and terminations as well as interpreting awards and agreements, superannuation payments, processing leave and bonus payments.
Roles will range from Tax Manager to Tax Accountant and will either be compliance and/or advisory looking at a range or direct and indirect taxes such as GST, PAYG, company tax, R & D to name a few.
A Corporate Accountant will usually report into a Finance Manager or Financial Controller and will be responsible for the preparation of a company’s financial accounting, management accounting and depending on the size of the company taxation. They are usually found in SME’s.
A Treasury Accountant will usually sit within the finance team and work closely with front or middle office accounting for the liquidity of the business to ensure there is sufficient cash to find companies operations and that excess cash is properly invested.
Depending on where these roles sit within the business and the size of it a Financial Accountant will be responsible for things such as financial statements, the balance sheet, profit and loss and annual reports and is aimed at providing information to parties outside the business. A Management Accounting is usually internally focussed and works at providing internal stakeholders with information and are involved in budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis and provide commentary for any changes between budget and forecast.
Accounts payable work with the company’s creditors and will process invoices, reconcile supplier statements and pay outstanding invoices owed to other companies. Accounts Receivable will contact the company’s debtors to chase outstanding debts, process banking, allocate payments and reconcile debtor statements.
Similar to Treasury Accountants however this will also include font and middle office where the ultimate aim is to manage the company’s liquidity whilst mitigating its operational, financial and reputational risk. Depending on the appetite for risk the treasury department will use various instruments and ways of investing surplus cash.
People in these roles are usually business partners and will work closely with the business including sales and marketing to provide reports as well as analysis and insights to how the business is performing and what financial or operational decisions need to be made to assist the business to reach it’s objectives.
These teams monitor operational, market and credit risk by either assessing a company’s internal compliance or it’s adherence to external regulator such as APRA.
People in these roles will generally work closely with the CFO and Executive leadership team and will look at the company’s direction as well as potential mergers and acquisitions.
People in these roles will have a good understanding of the company’s ERP or Business Intelligence system and will work with finance and IT to ensure that the system is set up to ensure maximum efficiency and use of the systems.