Head of Finance at The Sheet Society

Full-Time, Business Support, Brunswick, Victoria support finance full-time
Posted 3 days ago

The Role - We are a fast-growing society of dreamers who are hardworking, passionate and slightly coffee obsessed. We're growing at an incredible pace, and with this newly created role we're looking to set some solid business and financial foundations to see us achieve big ambitions.

This role will be a trusted partner to our founders and take complete ownership of our finance function. and implement best practices across the board. You'll be accountable for accurate reporting of financial results and managing the company’s financial affairs in line with both commercial and strategic objectives. You will lead the team responsible for all accounting functions, including; financial accounts, budgets, management accounts, inventory - stock control, cash flow, treasury, AP, AR, payroll, taxation and overall financial health of the business.

Working in close partnership with senior leaders you will play a key role in developing business strategy and provide ongoing commercial recommendations to drive successful business outcomes, translating financial insight into actionable plans. This is a senior leadership role within the business and as such will require a leader and coach who sets an exceptional example of our ‘pitching in’ culture. The role of Head of Finance in our business is not about saying ‘no’, it’s about explaining ‘how’. 

Key Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Growth Planning 
  • Budgets and Providing Department Support 
  • Strategy & Project Commercialisation
  • General Accounting & Payroll
  • Reporting & BI 
  • Systems Implementation
  • Investment and Capital Expenditure
  • Funding
  • Insurance & Legal
  • Merchandise Planning
  • Supplier Negotiations
  • Lead, Inspire and Grow an incredible finance Team

About You - You have a knack for making the complicated, uncomplicated. You're the trusted source of truth and reason, and enable department heads to have confidence in pushing the boundaries of what's possible. 

  • CA or CPA Qualifications
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Economics or related field with at least 5 years subsequent relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated excellent in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, reporting and sound record keeping processes
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to meet business-critical deadlines
  • Solid Experience in high-growth retail and e-commerce
  • Excellent relationship building skills 
  • Solutions focussed and a natural problem solver
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and strong communications skills

About Us - We are one of the fastest growing retail businesses in Australia. We are consistently transforming how consumers shop for their bedrooms. At Sheet Society, it’s more than a workplace, it’s a community. With that in mind, we’re committed to making sure our employees are as happy in the workplace as our customers are in bed.

Interested? - Please send in your application with a Cover Letter, as to why this is the role for you! If you'd like to know more, give me a call, Harley McLean - Head of People & Culture - on 0409490093