First listed on: 15 May 2020

Head of Finance / Financial Controller 

The Reject Shop is an ASX listed Australian Discount Variety retailer with over 350 stores across Australia. We pride ourselves on our supportive team culture and understanding our customers, delivering the best value and variety possible.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Finance / Financial Controller based at our Store Support Centre in Kensington in Melbourne.  Reporting to the CFO, this role will lead our finance team and engage with Senior Leaders across the business to achieve strategic and operational objectives.

The Reject Shop has a new management team and has recently raised $25m in equity to fund working capital and growth opportunities. You will play a critical part in the transformation of our business overseeing all aspects of ‘finance’ including accounting, statutory reporting, budgeting, tax and compliance. The primary purpose of this role is to co-ordinate and oversee the accuracy and completion of accounting and financial information to support statutory compliance and effective decision making by the business. 

At The Reject Shop, our values are ‘Our Customer, Our Team and Our Performance’. We bring these values everyday through our personal performance and behaviours. Our values are reflected in the key accountabilities outlined below:

Key accountabilities:

  • Lead a small team of accounting and accounts payable personnel.
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting and analysis.
  • Prepare specialised reports as per Board and Management requests.
  • Co-ordinate the completion of full year and half year statutory financial statements.
  • Ensure the completion of accurate company budgets and re-forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with all tax obligations.
  • Liaise with the Company’s auditor.
  • Manage cash flow, debt and FX hedging.
  • Oversee accounts payable team.

To be considered for this opportunity, you should have:

  • 5 years + within previous finance leadership roles
  • CA or CPA qualified with tertiary qualification in Finance/ Business
  • Experience in leading a small team, coaching and developing capabilities across the Finance Team
  • SAP or other ERP experience would be highly regarded
  • Previous experience working in a fast pace retailer or in big box would be highly regarded
  • ASX exposure desired and proven track record of meeting statutory financial and tax requirements
  • Highly motivated, lateral thinking, effective problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to influence and negotiate outcomes, work cross functionally across all levels of the business

At Reject Shop we win the hearts and minds of our team by embracing and celebrating diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our Team Members.

We have lots to offer, to name a few; offer is an attractive salary package, generous team and partner discount as well as being part of a highly motivated team!

Application Process:

We want to learn about you! If you are curious, finance driven, love leading a team and meet most of the competencies outlined above then we encourage you to apply today!

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