Senior Finance Manager

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Contract

About our client

Our client is a market leader in the travel industry employing over 14,500 people across 109 countries globally. They help companies make the most of what they spend on travel. For travellers, this means keeping them safe and productive, and equipping them to make good choices on the road. For travel and procurement managers, it means advising them on how to grow the value of their travel program.

About the Role

They are currently going through a huge period of growth, implementing SAP in Australia as well as operating in BAU mode. To enable them to successfully work through this time of change they are looking for a Senior Finance Manager to join their business for a 12-month period working as a 2IC to the Finance Director. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Managing, mentoring and coaching a team of 4 within the accounting and operations finance teams
  • Taking ownership for the progress, testing and finalisation of the Australian SAP implementation project
  • Developing process documentation around policies, procedures and protocols - current and post implementation
  • Using a change management lens to guide them through this transformation within accounting
  • Overseeing and improving Financial Accounting and reporting/Taxation/AR/AP functions for the company
  • Stakeholder engagement across the business

 About you

Success in this role will require you to have proven and demonstrable experience within multinational companies and knowledge of GAAP, reporting, tax and other regulatory requirements, CPA / CA or CIMA qualified. Experience within the travel industry would be beneficial but not essential.

Experience of operating through a SAP implementation would be extremely beneficial, your skills and ability to work through a business transformation / change management environment would be key. Leading and mentoring staff members as well as providing 2IC support to the Finance Director will make you an integral part of the team during this 12-month period.

Your excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and your proactive approach and attitude while in the workplace will be essential.  

If this sounds like the project for you, please apply below!