Supply Chain Financial Controller and Business Partner

Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
Competitive salary
23 Oct 2020
30 Oct 2020
Your new company
Hays Recruitment is proud to be partnering with SPC in the recruitment of a Supply Chain Financial Controller and Business Partner, based at their Shepparton manufacturing site . SPC is a trusted and iconic food manufacturer with a 100-year plus commitment in playing a positive role in both the regional Victorian and Australian economies and manufacturing industries.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain Financial Controller and Business Partner to join SPC as they unlock new growth potential and take their business global.

Your new role
Your new role
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Supply Chain Financial Controller and Business Partner is a strategic business advisor role, working closely with the Chief Operations Officer and Supply Chain and Operations teams to drive SPC's short term and long term strategic goals.
  • Lead, manage and develop the SPC Supply Chain Finance team to succeed in their roles and deliver to business requirements
  • End to end responsibility on financial accuracy and delivery of Budgets, Forecasts, Month End and Year End requirements including all Management and Financial Reporting and Balance sheet Reconciliations in relation to Supply Chain and Operations
  • Support Supply Chain and Operations by providing trusted sound advice and insights to help drive strong business performance in the areas of efficiency improvement, direct and indirect cost management, working capital management (inventory control), the execution of uploading BOM's and routes, management of costing methodology (SVC), asset utilisation, capital initiatives, capital management, profit improvement initiatives and procurement opportunities.
  • Cross functional partnership with Commercial, Supply Chain and Sales & Operational Planning teams to drive volume, financial profitability and advise on closing gaps to key performance indicators for the business. Full position description available upon request

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for the role you must have demonstrated the following:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting/Finance or a related discipline
  • CA/CPA is a must
  • Minimum of 10 years finance experience working in a complex FMCG or manufacturing environment with a strong focus in Supply Chain finance (across all facets) including effective business partnering skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop an effective and engaged Supply Chain Finance team in an environment of significant change
  • Deliver results in line with an organisations values and behaviours
  • Experience working within an organisation who have undergone a business transformation
  • Innovative and commercial mindset
  • Hands-on leadership
  • Confident communicator who can engage and influence key stakeholders
  • Experience in ERP system implementation and transformational projects
  • Proactive and ambitious attitude
  • Microsoft Dynamics D365, SAP, JDE or similar ERP tool
  • 2 references and pre-employment checks

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to join a vibrant and successful food manufacturing industry in Australia:
  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity to make a real impact in business performance and make a positive contribution to the growth of SPC
  • Diverse and exciting workplace during a transformation period
  • Strong leadership team
Based in the vibrant regional city of Shepparton, it offers a stress-free regional lifestyle in the beautiful Goulburn Valley region.

What you need to do now
If you are passionate about what you do and looking to join a diverse and fast-paced business, call Tyan Bekooy on 0467675261 for a confidential discussion or email [] your updated resume. At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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