head of finance - banking - new start up in Sydney CBD

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job details

sydney cbd, new south wales
job type
working hours
au$ 150,000 - au$ 180,000 per year
7 years
reference number
gail cunningham, randstad
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job description

The Head of Finance will come on board to be part of the setup of a new Branch in Sydney from a Finance angle. Initially in Sydney this will be liaising with Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) in relation to the requirements while liaising with the Singapore branch to establish current Finance controls and frameworks.

Subsequent to the Branch set up - around 1-2 years down the track --the candidate will be responsible for running the Finance Operations for the Branch.

Some examples of responsibilities include:

  • Review the accounting treatment of all the products to ensure compliance with AASB
  • Set up the accounting ledger
  • As Finance SME work with IT to develop automation of regulatory reports
  • Establish the rules for taxation
  • Prepare manuals, policies and procedures related to Finance
  • Oversee and produce all aspects of financial reporting, taxation and regulatory reporting

The Head of Finance should have the following background and work experience as well as personal attributes:

  • CA/CPA qualified (or equivalent) with strong knowledge of Accounting principles
  • 7 + years post qualified industry experience
  • Seeking a candidate from Corporate Asset Finance or Commercial Banking background
  • Familiar with APRA rules and regulations
  • Experience working on sizeable projects will be advantageous
  • Capable and eager to get involved in strategic level decisions but also satisfied in a “hands on” capacity managing financial operations

If you feel you have the required experience and skills for this all-rounder operational and strategic Head of Finance position please apply today. For further information please contact Gail Cunningham (02) 8215 1086.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Financial Control, Accounting standards, Compliance, Frameworks, Reporting, Regulatory reporting, APRA, Banking, Taxation


CA/CPA (or equivalent)

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree