Senior Finance Officer

Melbourne Permanent
  • WFH (2 days per month in the office)
  • Excellent remuneration

About Our Client

Our client is a market leader in their industry and have a vested interest in providing both economic and environmental outcomes for their customers. They are undergoing a rapid period of growth and have therefore established this newly created role to support their back-office function. Our client provides extensive workplace flexibility which is evidenced by their policy allowing employees to WFH essentially full-time (bi-monthly visits to the office). They provide an extensive on-boarding & training program, and have a collaborative/fun workplace culture. Our client offers some awesome employee benefits and exceptional remuneration.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, your key roles & responsibilities will include:

  • Managing end to end accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable:
  • issue EUC notice/invoice to Councils;
  • timely record receipts in FinPower and Xero
  • proactively follow up overdue accounts
  • Calculation of penalty interest and communications with borrowers and Councils regarding late payments
  • Preparation and issuing of periodic statements to borrowers.
  • Adhoc accounts support and project work

You will also assist with the following tasks (prior experience not required):

    • Preparing drawdown schedules from our loan management system
    • Managing progress payment tracking
    • Preparing loan quotes
    • Verification of conditions precedent in contracts in advance of issuing drawdowns to borrowers
    • Ensure all loan information is accurately recorded and files
    • Recognising cash receipts
    • Run models to calculate the appropriate interest rates on our loans for approval by the CF
    • Calculate weekly drawdown requirements from our debt funders
    • Undertake periodic audits of the underwriting for smaller loans (no prior underwriting experience required)
    • Take minutes at Investment Committee meetings
  • Provide back-up to the underwriter when they need extra support or are on holidays

The Successful Applicant

This is a broad role which will require an adaptable individual who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get involved in various aspects of the business. The key skills that we are on the look-out for are listed below:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong eye for identifying risks and the process controls to mitigate them
  • Flexible and adaptable to the changing requirements in a small organization
  • Experience with Xero preferred
  • Good MS office skills, particular Excel, Powerpoint and Word
  • Confident interacting with senior management and external customers
  • Experience documenting business processes and procedures
  • An interest in the mission of the company
  • Banking exposure desirable

Candidates with a tertiary qualification (ideally accounting-related) will be preferred.

What's on Offer

  • Clear path for internal career progression
  • Versatile role
Jonathan Dawson
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+61 3 8616 6217

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Jonathan Dawson
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+61 3 8616 6217
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