Chief Financial Officer

Brand Story


This multi-brand company is an industry leader, known for its universally loved, design-led brands, and recognised for its formidable year-on-year growth. Operating with a flexible omnichannel strategy, the business is expanding with a digital-first focus that is complemented by its established foundation of bricks-and-mortar retail. 

Role Overview


UMENCO is recruiting a group Chief Financial Officer to join a progressive, high-growth fashion company that is on a significant trajectory of expansion.

In this role, the group CFO will be responsible for overseeing, controlling, and administering the financial activities of the organisation.

Reporting to the CEO and relevant executives, they will operate as a key member of the executive leadership team, delivering commercial advice and assistance in all financial, accounting, business operations, and related areas.

They will provide financial assessments and insights that will ensure planning, budgeting, operations, sales, and marketing activities meet the company’s corporate revenue and growth goals.

The successful talent will lead and develop the finance team to ensure the integrity of financial management information, as well as taxation and other statutory compliance.

They will also be responsible for maintaining and improving overall administration processes, internal controls, and IT-based finance systems.

The Chief Financial Officer will actively lead strategic planning, budgeting and performance monitoring processes, and will be accountable for evaluating and reporting on the financial aspects of any proposed development, new stores, capital expenditure, investments, or sale or acquisition of assets or businesses.

In addition, they will manage all matters relating to property leases; ensure statutory and legislative compliance throughout the business in Australia and internationally; and operate as a liaison point for outside advisers including legal, external audit, and financial institutions.

The talent we seek will be a certified practicing accountant with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a finance management position in a retail specialty or FMCG environment, preferably within a global and multi-national company.

They will have exceptional problem solving abilities; be analytically and technically adept; possess strong IT and numerical abilities; hold a broad knowledge of accounting principles; and will be able to leverage their innate aptitude for communication and leadership.

Location


Australia

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To confidentially explore this opportunity, please reach out to Angela and the UMENCO team at UMENCO@umenco.com.

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