Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
Working as part of the Product and Technology Finance leadership team, you will be the key conduit between Finance and the Accounting Product Divisions leadership teams. Working in a true partnership model, you will drive business acumen, critical and commercial thinking into decision making, and manage business case appraisal for all capital allocation decisions related to deployment of resources across the Accounting Product Divisions.
Xero has aligned its structure to Product Divisions. The key focus of the GM Finance - Accounting & SBA is to support the two largest Product Divisions running core Xero product, being Accountants & Bookkeepers and Small Business Accounting. Each Product division is headed by an EGM and leadership team, with this role being the go to person for all finance-related issues.
As GM Finance - Accounting & SBA leadership team, you will ensure a strong linkage between planning roadmaps and long term strategy. This role is crucial to ensure that investment decisions are aligned to Xero’s short, medium and long term strategy delivery. An important aspect of this will include quantifying the levels of investment required to deliver clearly defined financial and operational outcomes.
Reporting into the EGM Finance - Product & Technology, you will be oriented on the big picture for the Accounting Product Divisions, ensuring that value is defined and ultimately unlocked to support Xero’s high growth aspirations. You and your team of two Senior Finance Business Partners and two Analysts will ensure robust forecasting, budgeting and reporting for the Product Divisions you support.
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Xero is a values based organisation with #human being at the core of everything we do. In your cover letter please address how you bring #human to your finance / leadership roles.
At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.
Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.
Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.