Financial Controller, Franchise Pharmacies

Financial Controller, Franchise Pharmacies – Icon Group

Key Points
  • Manage a team of accountants, providing the financial leadership for Icon Group’s franchise pharmacy services division (60+ established sites)
  • Excellent REM package, novated lease options
  • Work flexibility with a successful, expanding organisation - Icon Group, Mount Waverley VIC
About Icon Group
Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider and has expanded globally into Singapore, Mainland China, Hong Kong and New Zealand. The Group is built on a strong but simple vision – to deliver the best care possible, to as many people as possible, as close to home as possible. With over 3000 employees company-wide, Icon Group’s global footprint includes over 40 cancer centres, 3 specialist surgical centres, a health screening service, 4 chemotherapy compounding facilities, over 60 pharmacies and an expansive cancer research division.

Given the size of Icon, we can provide opportunities within an ideal environment to develop your experience and be part of an innovative market leader at the forefront of cancer care.

About the Role:

The newly created Financial Controller role provides finance leadership support to the franchise pharmacy services branch of our business and contributes to the profitability by delivering timely and accurate financial information to pharmacy owners. The role will see you establish and maintain robust controls around financial reporting and take the lead for identifying and championing change activities, ultimately delivering improved outcomes within your team and across our franchised pharmacies.

This role reports to the Group Financial Controller, and operates in a permanent, full-time capacity at our headquarters in Mount Waverley.
Key Responsibilities of the role, and team, include:
Accounting Function
  • Oversee delivery of end of month reporting as per business timetables (ensure staff complete required tasks, reconciliation of balance sheets and debtor/creditor control accounts, coordinate data intra-department and review month-end posting/allocations and accruals
  • Preparation of monthly reporting to Pharmacy Proprietors
  • Divisional budgets, forecasts and cashflow reporting
  • Liaise with peers across Finance team to reconcile inter-company accounts and transactions
  • Ensure accurate recording of payroll in the ledger and perform regular review of reconciliations of all payroll related balances
Controls and Compliance
  • Coordinate applicable statutory reporting process including liaising with external auditors and complete audit processes on time.
  • Ensure Icon Group policies and procedures are adhered to and assist with the development and implementation of financial procedures in line with the service delivery model to Pharmacies.
  • Ensure compliance with all policies in line with legislative, company law and tax requirements.
  • Overall responsibility for GST and FBT returns and compliance including all calculations, reconciliations and lodgement.
  • Create an environment where team members are motivated to demonstrate Icon’s values through their behaviour and displaying their best work to help the team achieve its objectives
  • 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
  • Translate business strategy into financial targets and tactical plans and support execution in a controlled risk and reward-based manner
  • Lead the budget and forecasting process in collaboration with operational leaders and the financial controller
  • Analyse and communicate financial reports and results across the organisation focusing on KPI’s
  • Coordinate with Executive Management the preparation and review of tenders and strategic business cases.
Selection Criteria
  • Degree in Accounting / Finance
  • CPA / CA / CIMA qualified
  • Minimum 5 years post-qualification commercial experience and at least 3 years of senior leadership experience
  • Audit experience with a Big 4 accounting firm highly regarded
  • Experience in Healthcare/Pharmacy industry highly regarded
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 ERP system
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 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

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 teams 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.

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