This key leadership role will be responsible for business administration and financial control of the project and operations in the USA including, but not limited to; governance, compliance, finance and administrative functions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Develop Business Administration and Finance functions for the Group's operations in the USA.
? Financial management and establishment of project, general business administration and financial controls.
? Provide Financial advice and general business support to the project team and to the wider Group as required.
? Partner with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the Group Finance team based in Melbourne (Australia) to develop Business Administration and Financial systems.
? Lead the implementation of Business Administration and Finance policies and processes and ensure they are consistent with Group practices, but also tailored to meet local requirements.
? Provide strategic advice on delivery of Business Administration and Finance functions including the management of service providers and consultants.
? Manage relationships with financial institutions, taxation, accounting, legal, and other business service providers.
? Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards and maintain effective governance to ensure that legal and regulatory obligations are met.
? Oversee the management of a range of general risk and compliance areas, to ensure that proper practices are adopted and followed by staff.
? Anticipate emerging financial risks and work with the Management Team to mitigate risk / minimize the impact.
? Assist the COO in the development of a bankable feasibility study to secure funding for the expansion of production capacity.
? Collaborate with the COO and the Manufacturing Leadership Team to identify opportunities for improving the cost of the Client's products.
? Collaborate with the COO in engaging state and Parish officials to optimize the short and long term tax structures for the client.
? Establish and maintain financial, management and operational reporting standards and ensure these are aligned to Group reporting requirements, including general ledger reconciliations.
? Implementation and maintenance of all financial controls and systems within the business, including overseeing the implementation of Group's ERP system across the business.
? Preparation of financial reports (with commentary) for both group reporting and local statutory reporting requirements.
? Drive the end-to-end budgeting and forecasting process for the business.
? Compliance with statutory financial reporting, taxation and other state and federal regulatory reporting obligations.
? Manage external audit process for group and local statutory reporting purposes.
? Build and maintain key internal relationships.
? Other reasonable business requirements as requested by the COO and Group Finance team.
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
? Bachelor of Commerce/Business Degree or similar.
? CPA or CA qualified, having trained in an accounting firm environment.
? At least 10 years commercial experience in an engineering, manufacturing or construction environment.
FINANCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MANAGER
? Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines and multi-task.
? Prior experience in project controls (in a start-up environment will be highly valued).
? Awareness of end-to-end business processes and best practices for a well-controlled environment.
? Self-management & integrity. Works well autonomously as well as part of a team.
? Excellent interpersonal skills.
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