Assistant Finance Manager

Assistant Finance Manager - Icon Group, South Brisbane

Step into a leadership role and implement best practice accounting and financial compliance within a rapidly growing global organisation

Permanent, Full-Time
  • Oversee the Financial Accounting Team & Function within Icon Group’s Pharmacy Services Division
  • Support Executive Leadership with In-Depth Analysis on Key Strategies, Business Intelligence and Company Performance
  • Enjoy the Various Development & Progression Opportunities that come with Joining Large, Multi-Faceted Organisation with an Expeditious Growth Plan
  • Excellent REM Package and Work Flexibility with a Successful, Expanding Organisation - Icon Group Head Office, 22 Cordelia St, South Brisbane (Hybrid working options available)
About Icon, and Icon Pharmacy Services
Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into New Zealand and Asia. With over 2,500 employees company-wide, Icon Group’s global footprint includes over 40 cancer centres, 3 specialist surgical centres, a health screening service, 3 chemotherapy compounding facilities and over 60 pharmacies.

A key part of Icon Group’s integrated approach to cancer care is the provision of a complete suite of pharmacy management services to support the operations of Epic and Slade Pharmacy brands.
Learn more about our pharmacy network here:

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced Accounting/Finance Professional to lead and manage the day-to-day accounting and compliance team/function within our pharmacy services division. Reporting to the Financial Controller (Pharmacy Services), the Assistant Finance Manager provides leadership in technical accounting issues and is the driver of implementing best practice. This role operates in a full-time capacity and is based out of our Brisbane HQ with hybrid working models available.
Key Responsibilities of the role include:
  • Ensure the integrity of the General ledger and all transactions
  • Ensure reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts are completed in a timely and accurate manner at the end of each period including a detailed review and action items completed
  • Establish and/or redefine SOPs for all financial procedures
  • Collaborate with operational stakeholders to ensure data from operational systems are accurate and comply with internal controls
  • Assist with the budget and forecasting process
  • Analyse and communicate financial accounting reports and commentary across the organisation (KPI’s for debtor days, inventory days, compliance)
  • Identify data gaps, recommend and establish solutions as applicable
  • Ensure all reporting deadlines are met with consistency and accuracy
  • Ensure local and federal government lodgement obligations are met
  • Lead and supervise Financial Accounting Team with effective communication, using Iconic goal setting and individual development plans
  • Liaise with and encourage all financial accounting team members to perform tasks required for end of month
  • Ensure team members knowledge and skills are adequate to fulfil operational requirements
  • Develop people to meet both their career goals and the team’s goals
Selection Criteria
  • Degree in Accounting / Finance
  • CPA / CA / CIMA qualified
  • Minimum 4 years post-qualification commercial experience and at least 2 years of team leadership experience
  • Audit experience with a Big 4 accounting firm highly regarded
  • Experience in Healthcare industry highly regarded
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics will be beneficial
  • Strong technical accounting skills, particularly in IFRS
  • Understanding of monthly management reporting processes and prior experience with co-ordinating and completing monthly reporting cycles
  • Good understanding of financial accounting processes and internal control environments
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management in different areas of the organisation
  • Good understanding of financial accounting and reporting systems with a capacity to interpret the financial reporting
Why choose us?

Our future success depends on the quality and commitment of our team, so we are devoted to empowering our people to thrive in their career through personal and professional growth and development. If you are looking for a dynamic and rewarding role that supports our frontline team to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients globally, this is the opportunity for you! 

How to apply?

Please directly apply to the advertisement and attach your resume and cover letter to your application.
Icon Group celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all employees. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds.
COVID Health Requirement

In submitting your application, you understand and acknowledge that a state government public health order, direction and/or regulation may be applicable to the workplace and/or role that you are applying for (“COVID Health Requirement”). You acknowledge and agree to comply with any applicable COVID Health Requirement including, but not limited to, providing us with information regarding your COVID vaccination status upon our reasonable request.

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