Chief Financial Officer at Shippit

Finance, Full-time, Sydney sydney finance full-time
Posted 1 months ago

Shippit is a powerful technology engine that is revolutionising how the world sends anything, to anyone, located anywhere. Logistics infrastructure is a complex beast and we’re not only enhancing the experience for everyone involved, we’re impacting the planet in a positive manner. Our deliveries are already 100% Carbon Neutral. While Australian founded, we’re truly global in our approach and have the benefit of being a free moving startup yet with the security of impacting a thriving  industry that needs some love and attention.

We are looking for an experienced and value driven CFO to join our team. The CFO will provide us with strategic and financial leadership, enable the achievement of financial objectives, and oversee all financial and accounting operations to maximise and grow our assets. 

What will you do?

  • Own all aspects of accounting operations and FP&A including financial reporting, forecasts, planning, budgeting, financial analysis, cash management, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, procurement and risk management
  • Continuously monitor and develop the performance of the organisation as a whole, and take corrective action where and when required
  • Develop timely operational and financial reporting tools that hold the business leaders accountable for their KPI’s
  • Review, enhance and ensure application of appropriate internal controls, approval processes, compliance and financial procedures.
  • Maintain records of the company and partner with external audit and tax advisors to comply with regulations.
  • Perform risk management and manage capital structure and fundraising initiatives
  • Define metrics that drive performance - assist the Co-founders develop, articulate and deliver the strategic agenda
  • Develop and implement ROI based decision making
  • Drive organic growth e.g. new product & market expansion
  • Support M&A opportunities, including negotiation, due diligence, execution and post-acquisition integration activities
  • Identify, develop and execute commercial analysis of business initiatives and/or new service offerings
  • Investor relations
  • Ability to scale a finance function quickly
  • Inspire, lead, motivate and grow a high-performing team
  • Be an exceptional leader that role models our values and delivers results
  • What are we looking for?

  • Experience in a financial leadership position at a high-growth technology company.
  • A proven and seasoned background in Investment Banking, “big 4” or management consulting and having experience of working in a Publicly Listed Company is a must.
  • An MBA or CA/CPA with at least 10 years experience in Finance
  • Public company financial management and reporting experience is a must.
  • Prior experience in subscription or SAAS-based business models will be highly regarded.
  • We’re on a mission that needs the right humans to help make ship happen!

    Our core values haven’t changed since launch, and we embrace and celebrate these values in our day-to-day. We love to push the envelope to break though old norms, make good sh*t taking passion and pride in our work, have a laugh through the good and challenging times and, we are good humans - we have heart and want to improve the world we live in whilst having fun along the way.

    We’re a great place to work and we can back that up. Shippit’s been ranked as #8 in Linkedin’s Hottest Startups to work at in 2020. We have a high-performance culture, everyone can make a difference, together we make great ship happen.

    We have an overriding focus on wellness and are committed advocates for mental health awareness and gender pay equality & we’re committed to supporting and nurturing our team with perks like flexible work arrangements, parental leave and so much more!

    “We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant”