Finance Manager - Construction & Development

New South Wales
AU$120000 - AU$150000 per annum + superannuation
13 Jan 2022
27 Jan 2022
JN -122021-4545038
Tania Young
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Our client has built a strong reputation as one of Australia's leading builder-developers over the past 20 years, delivering complex, high value residential and mixed-use developments in some of Sydney's highly sough after locations. Currently they have an opportunity for a highly skilled and knowledgeable Finance Manager with a background in Construction to join their business.

Client Details

With a current development pipeline of 2-3 projects per year exceeding $500m in value, our client is looking for a highly capable Finance Manager to join their team and establish the financial accounting function in order to support their ongoing success and growth as a business.


The Finance Manager will report to the Company Directors and will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage the full Finance and Accounting function, oversee a team of 3
  • Establish financial governance and compliance processes
  • Deliver on statutory compliance requirements
  • Produce financial statements and monthly management reporting
  • Consolidations as the business operates through multiple entities
  • Budgeting, forecasting and analysis
  • Support the successful delivery of 2-3 projects per year, 100 units per project. Construction project accounting on a quarterly basis. Reporting and monitoring of major milestones, variances etc.
  • Oversee some of the basic accounting duties, bookkeeping and invoicing
  • Accounting system is Cheops


The successful candidate will possess the following credentials:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • CA/CPA qualified
  • 5 - 8 years experience in a Construction or Property Development company
  • Experience with setting up g a finance function and establishing financial governance and compliance processes essential
  • Enjoys working in a smaller family like business or environment
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and possess the ability to influence
  • Solid work ethic and diligent
  • Team orientated
  • Experience with Project Accounting - handling Projects in excess of $200m
  • Values stability and loyalty

Job Offer

  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Friendly team culture
  • Exciting development pipeline
  • Strong Management Team