Finance Manager/Administation

Join one of the best International Architecture practices and bring your financially accurate skills to a strong team.
  • Salary: A$70000-85000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Sector: Architectural and Interior products
  • Job Ref: 50704

About this role

**Please note, due to the current situation with Covid-19 this role is currently on hold.  We are, however, still accepting applications in anticipation of the role becoming active again.  Please do not hesitate to reach out for more information.  

A top tier Architecture practice is seeking an experience finance assistant for a 12-18 months contract with potential to go perm. The studio was founded in Australia and has since expanded internationally, working across a variety of disciplines including Architecture, Interiors and Urban Design. Previous experience in Accounting and Finance is essential, experience in the design industry is preferable.   


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide financial and analytical support for accounting and forecasting process
  • Maintain and develop financial models to ensure quality, accurate and focused analytics for review
  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting and analysis of business performance results against historical, budget and forecast to facilitate decision-making
  • Produce monthly reporting and analysis on budget variance analysis
  • Investigate and report any inconsistencies to management
  • Project work to improve process efficiencies and performance projects as directed by management. ie. resources management, project planning, CRM, etc.
  • Train new employees on finance systems and processes and ensure all training material is kept up to date
  • Support and liaise with other locations on finance related matters, travel maybe required from time to time
  • Support finance team and system users with any questions and issues regarding finance systems
  • Monitor, develop and administer finance systems
  • Coordinate and execute acceptance testing for finance system upgrades


Skills and Experience

  • 4-5 years’ experience working in similar role
  • CA/CPA qualification or near completion
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong reconciliation skills in both accounting and information systems
  • Ability to manipulate & analyse large, complex and diverse financial dataset 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with Deltek Vison or similar ERP system  

Johanna Kjellberg

Bio: Johanna is from Sweden and studied business in Stockholm before working in the retail and fashion industry. Johanna moved to Melbourne and started at Bespoke Careers in 2016 as a Design Team Administrator/Talent Manager, moving into an Associate role in 2019 recruiting within the architectural and interior products team. Having a passion for Scandinavian design Johanna has worked with many of the product suppliers and manufacturers in Melbourne, helping to recruit salespeople, business developers, marketers and support staff.

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