Our client, the Electrical and Communications Association of Western Australia (ECA WA) are the premier provider of quality employment and training services. They are the state’s peak industry association with more than 1,400 members, and they are an ACNC registered charity.ECA WA is now seeking a Corporate Finance Manager for their office in Balcatta.About the roleAs ECA WA’s Corporate Finance Manager, you will manage the finance function of the organisation.You will be responsible for planning, managing, and reporting on the organisation’s financial and accounting activities, and will undertake all aspects of financial management including regulatory and financial reporting.In this role, you will report directly to the CEO, Finance Committee and Board of Directors, and will work closely with the business unit’s General Managers to drive performance.Your main duties will include but are not limited to:Providing financial reports to the Finance Committee and BoardProviding advice to the lead team on developing the financial assessment of business cases for Board approvalPlanning, preparing, finalising, and presenting budgets for each business unit to the Finance Committee and Board Coordinating the development, implementation and monitoring of financial and accounting systems to meet the client's strategic plan and other business requirementsManagement of the annual insurance policy review and renewal process, ensuring all policies remain current and the best fit for ECA WAImplementing, reviewing, and updating financial accounting strategies, policies, and plans Ensuring that Finance and Delegated Management Authority Matrices are in place to allow control of expenditure within each manager’s authorityMonitoring contract and large project expenditure to ensure it stays within the approved budgetManaging company expenditure as per the relevant budgets, policies, and delegation of authorityEnsuring the company complies with legislative requirements and financial standardsManaging and monitoring the performance of the team and their workload Providing performance feedback and identifying growth opportunities for team membersManaging the team to ensure compliance with the appropriate systems and proceduresAbout youTo be successful for this role, you will need experience leading and developing teams and providing strategic support to senior stakeholders. You must be able to apply your analytical skills, provide sound advice, and confidently present financials to a Board of Directors.Ideally, you will have the following:CPA/CA qualification with a bachelor’s degree in accounting (or equivalent)Postgraduate study in taxation or business management (desirable)Experience working as a Finance Manager for a complex business with multiple entities, preferably not-for-profitExtensive professional experience developing effective business processes including financial analysis, financial model building, and financial reportingSound knowledge of forecasting and budgetingThe ability to establish and meet deadlinesProven management and leadership skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsHighly developed organisational and time management skillsSound analytical and strategic thinking skillsSound operational and technical accounting skillsAbout ECA WAECA WA supports the interests of the electrical, electronic, communications, instrumentation, refrigeration, and air-conditioning industry in Western Australia.Their mission is to improve businesses within the industry through the provision of excellent advice and services and to maintain and improve their position as the premier provider of quality employment and training services throughout metropolitan and regional Western Australia.ECA WA consists of four businesses entities, each of which has a role to play in servicing the electrical industry.ECA WA - Western Australia’s peak industry association, they provide advocacy, OSH, legal and technical support, and services to membersElectrical Group Training (EGT) - a registered Group Training Organisation (GTO) and the largest employer of electrical apprentices in WA, they currently employ over 500 apprenticesThe College of Electrical Training (CET) - a GTO that provides vocational training to over 1,600 apprentices and post-trade training to more than 4,000 licenced electricians and contractorsNECA Legal - a legal firm that provides legal and industrial relations services to ECA WA members and non-membersMore information about ECA WA can be found here: https://ecawa.org.au/To apply for this role, please submit a cover letter addressing your suitability against the above selection criteria.For a confidential discussion, please call Natasha Nel @ 11 Recruitment 08 9225 6211Keywords: Chief Financial Officer, CFO  135000 AUD Australia - WA Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs Balcatta 6021

Corporate Finance Manager

  • Join the premier organisation for employment and training services
  • Permanent full-time position offering attractive salary
  • Balcatta location and company vehicle with parking on site

Our client, the Electrical and Communications Association of Western Australia (ECA WA) are the premier provider of quality employment and training services. They are the state’s peak industry association with more than 1,400 members, and they are an ACNC registered charity.

ECA WA is now seeking a Corporate Finance Manager for their office in Balcatta.

About the role

As ECA WA’s Corporate Finance Manager, you will manage the finance function of the organisation.

You will be responsible for planning, managing, and reporting on the organisation’s financial and accounting activities, and will undertake all aspects of financial management including regulatory and financial reporting.

In this role, you will report directly to the CEO, Finance Committee and Board of Directors, and will work closely with the business unit’s General Managers to drive performance.

Your main duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing financial reports to the Finance Committee and Board
  • Providing advice to the lead team on developing the financial assessment of business cases for Board approval
  • Planning, preparing, finalising, and presenting budgets for each business unit to the Finance Committee and Board 
  • Coordinating the development, implementation and monitoring of financial and accounting systems to meet the client's strategic plan and other business requirements
  • Management of the annual insurance policy review and renewal process, ensuring all policies remain current and the best fit for ECA WA
  • Implementing, reviewing, and updating financial accounting strategies, policies, and plans 
  • Ensuring that Finance and Delegated Management Authority Matrices are in place to allow control of expenditure within each manager’s authority
  • Monitoring contract and large project expenditure to ensure it stays within the approved budget
  • Managing company expenditure as per the relevant budgets, policies, and delegation of authority
  • Ensuring the company complies with legislative requirements and financial standards
  • Managing and monitoring the performance of the team and their workload 
  • Providing performance feedback and identifying growth opportunities for team members
  • Managing the team to ensure compliance with the appropriate systems and procedures

About you

To be successful for this role, you will need experience leading and developing teams and providing strategic support to senior stakeholders. You must be able to apply your analytical skills, provide sound advice, and confidently present financials to a Board of Directors.

Ideally, you will have the following:

  • CPA/CA qualification with a bachelor’s degree in accounting (or equivalent)
  • Postgraduate study in taxation or business management (desirable)
  • Experience working as a Finance Manager for a complex business with multiple entities, preferably not-for-profit
  • Extensive professional experience developing effective business processes including financial analysis, financial model building, and financial reporting
  • Sound knowledge of forecasting and budgeting
  • The ability to establish and meet deadlines
  • Proven management and leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills
  • Sound analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Sound operational and technical accounting skills

About ECA WA

ECA WA supports the interests of the electrical, electronic, communications, instrumentation, refrigeration, and air-conditioning industry in Western Australia.

Their mission is to improve businesses within the industry through the provision of excellent advice and services and to maintain and improve their position as the premier provider of quality employment and training services throughout metropolitan and regional Western Australia.

ECA WA consists of four businesses entities, each of which has a role to play in servicing the electrical industry.

  • ECA WA - Western Australia’s peak industry association, they provide advocacy, OSH, legal and technical support, and services to members
  • Electrical Group Training (EGT) - a registered Group Training Organisation (GTO) and the largest employer of electrical apprentices in WA, they currently employ over 500 apprentices
  • The College of Electrical Training (CET) - a GTO that provides vocational training to over 1,600 apprentices and post-trade training to more than 4,000 licenced electricians and contractors
  • NECA Legal - a legal firm that provides legal and industrial relations services to ECA WA members and non-members

More information about ECA WA can be found here: https://ecawa.org.au/

To apply for this role, please submit a cover letter addressing your suitability against the above selection criteria.

For a confidential discussion, please call Natasha Nel @ 11 Recruitment 08 9225 6211

Keywords: Chief Financial Officer, CFO

 

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