General Manager – Finance (CA preferred) – Westmead

Fantastic opportunity exists within a dynamic business within the construction sector for a General Manager – Finance (Group Financial Manager) who wants to be involved and add value within this growing, successful business.  Enjoy being part of a great team, run the full financial aspect of the business, reporting directly to the directors and get involved in the business operationally.  B.Com Honours (ESSENTIAL) plus articles (PREFERRED) and min 5 years commercial experience (ESSENTIAL).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Management of finance/admin department
  • Reviewing recons/journals and TB at month end
  • Preparing monthly management accounts and present results to the board of directors
  • Liaise with external auditors and manage the compilation of annual financial statements, company taxation and independent review.
  • Prepare and submit statutory and tax returns.
  • Oversee full payroll function
  • Prepare and submit statutory and tax returns.
  • Liaise with local and foreign banks including cross border transactions
  • Forecasting, budgets
  • Report to directors monthly on strategy (value add)
  • Work closely with current GM to take on more operational roles in the business
  • Identify business opportunities and give guidance
Desired Experience & Qualification
  • B.Com Accounting ESSENTIAL
  • Min 5 years experience in a commercial environment ESSENTIAL
  • B.Com Honours PREFERRED
  • Articles PREFERRED
  • Chartered Accountant wanting to grow commerically (preferred)

Package & Remuneration

Project co-ordinator / Conference co-ordinator

Successful company, who is the industry leader in conference management, association membership and financial administration, seeks an extremely administrative, organized, professional person who can ensure smooth running of conferences, from initial marketing of the conference right through to being at the event to ensure everything runs efficiently.   Due to Covid, many of the conferences are now virtual conferences so person needs to be tech savvy and be strong on the IT side.  Good eye for detail essential.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Overall Co-ordination and management of specific project and the related client agreement;
  2. Representing the company at association, client, supplier and industry meetings in a professional and ethical manner;
  3. Taking minutes of meetings, circulating minutes and agendas timely to the chairperson and committee members in accordance with the project plan;
  4. Compilation of the project budget and project plan/timeline to form the project framework;
  5. Sourcing, negotiating and engaging with suppliers as may be necessary;
  6. Managing the payments, invoicing of supplier payments as well as company fees;
  7. Working with all team members and staff in a co-coordinative and professional manner;
  8. Trouble shooting and coming up with solutions and ideas as is necessary with projects being managed;
  9. Being accountable to both the client budget and the cost to company at all times so that internal costs are managed;
  10. Oversight of Exhibition, Sponsorship, Registration, Finance, Program and Speaker management is the overarching duty of the Project Manager / co-ordinator


Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Min 5 years administration and client services experience essential preferably in the hospitality / tourism sector an advantage.
  • Good/Professional interpersonal skills to work with clients and team members;
  • Ability to operate under pressure, with short lead times
  • Be flexible to work weekend and evening work when the conference starts
  • Strong time management and organisational skills essential – Multitasking and the ability to understand priorities and timelines
  • Positive disposition and an approach to matters to find solutions and work with suppliers, client and team members
  • Excellent spelling and grammar in order to assist with compilation of marketing mailers, take minutes of meetings and communicate with high level individuals
  • Attention to detail whilst working at a reasonable pace to process material and content;
  • Speaks English and or any other International languages would be a benefit
  • Professional work ethic and approach is expected at all times.
  • Ability to work independently taking accountability for part of a project component and engaging with other team members as is necessary.
  • Ability to travel and attend conferences, client meetings, planning meetings as required.
  • Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint experience essential to understand and work with the conference management software.  Be IT orientated to be able to build the Virtual Platform adn work on the software provided