Simon Cox

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Accounting and Finance
Not for Profit / NGO
Senior Executive

POSTED 22nd May, 2020   REF NO. BBBH11200

General Manager (Corporate)

The Organisation:

This not for profit organisation plays a critical role in bringing together science, research and business to support the management of critical risks to our environment. With the upcoming departure of a high performing, highly valued team member, this is an excellent opportunity to come into a well-run organisation and put your stamp on its future.

The Opportunity:

This is a crucial leadership role in the organisation that ties together strategic corporate management and finances, the Board and the CEO to ensure the business areas achieve organisational objectives.

As a strategic advisor to the Board, you will guide the organisation through challenges around people, risk, compliance and contract management, technology, and strategic finances whilst playing the role of Company Secretary.

You will have the opportunity to drive change and innovate, and support strategic initiatives including developing and harnessing commercial opportunities arising from new IP. You will deputise for the CEO when the opportunity arises.

The Role:

The primary function of the General Manager is to lead the finance function and the overall operations of the organisation.

Key responsibility areas are financial (CFO), governance, risk and compliance, monitoring review and reporting, and corporate administration. Supporting the commercialisation of IP will be a new, exciting element of the role. A detailed job description is available at the interview stage.

The Person:

The ideal candidate is a CPA/CA with a strong technical accounting background, who has progressed into corporate leadership positions within medium-sized commercial or NFP/NGO organisations.

You have strategically advised Boards and Senior Executives about maximising the finances, people and resources across an organisation, and have sound commercial acumen. Whilst your core skills have come from the finance domain, you are adaptable and enjoy a broad role across corporate functions where you can add the most value. Ideally, you have experience with complex contract management, potentially around government funding or intellectual property.

Above all, you are a high performer who rolls their up sleeves and loves to make a difference!

The Salary/Rate:

$170K – $180K + Super and free parking.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Simon Cox on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 11200

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