Finance Manager

Employer
Fronius Canada Ltd.
Location
Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Mar 24, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Ref
54b4e6d14b3b
Job Role
Finance Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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