Finance Manager

Fronius Canada Ltd.
Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia
Competitive Salary
Mar 24, 2021
May 16, 2021
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Think ahead, connect and achieve: With these values, we think beyond the boundaries of what is feasible and create outstanding products and solutions in Perfect Charging, Perfect Welding and Solar Energy. Our secret: We research in laboratories that are well-equipped, work closely with our customers worldwide and appreciate people that move things forward.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Supporting the Fronius Executive Management Board in issues concerning finance and
  • controlling
  • Preparation of annual budget requirements for the Finance and controlling function
  • Responsible for allocating and posting current transactions (i.e., general ledger accounting and purchasing invoices) with the support of the financial controller
  • Responsible for analysis and examination of book entries and accounts.
  • Calculation of investment decisions and tax consequences.
  • Project management for the subsidiary on matters concerning financial operations of the company, as required.
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly and annual balance sheets comply with legal requirements and best accounting best practices
  • Supervise and train subordinates, and ensure professional finance and accounting principles are followed.
  • Understands tax consequences and regulations with regards to shipping domestically.
  • Instill the Fronius Way 4.x philosophy into daily operations and employee interaction
  • Be able to understand, implement and assist others with regulatory frameworks
  • Optimise business and finance processes where required, to ensure local compliance and maximise finance performance of Fronius Australia, under the guidance of Fronius International.
  • Assist where required in the preparation of weekly, monthly annual financial statements.
  • Support finance team where required in reconciliations and general ledger entries.
  • Support finance team where required in BAS, ATO, FBT reporting.
  • Liaise, provide analysis and make recommendations and work in close cooperation with colleagues across varied departments in Australia, particularly the Managing Director, and international headquarters
  • Notify and inform Managing Director of any relevant topics including identified financial discrepancies or errors and updates to accounting and finance law and regulation.
  • Liaise with local tax consultants, auditors, insurance and legal companies and other service providers as required
  • Support finance team in scheduling and payment of accounts
  • Preparation of reports for Managing Director, National Distribution Manager, Head of Supply Chain and Fronius International as required
  • Support finance team in administering debtor control and financial control procedures.
  • Liaise with customers regarding financial topics as required
  • Support finance team in payroll and other HR related administration tasks as required
  • Support finance team in general finance department administration tasks

  • Professional Skills & Experience
  • Possess a valid Passport, or has the ability to obtain and pay for a valid Passport
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in finance and accounting
  • Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Masters' in Accounting (MBA) an advantage
  • Minimum of Five years professional experience in accounting and finance, including working knowledge of finance, budgeting, and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Demonstrated experience of budgeting, forecasting and profitability analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with federal, state and local financial regulations, with regard to taxes and business financial requirements.
  • Experience in office/project management
  • Solutions based mindset and adaptable attitude
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic local and international team
  • Willingness and ability to perform during peak times
  • Personable disposition and great attitude toward team contributions
  • Excellent computer skills including working experience with an ERP system and the ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Pro-active problem solving skills and lateral thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn all that is required to complete the tasks involved, including undertaking training at international headquarters as required.
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Must be an Australian permanent resident
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