Financial Controller (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Oakridge Wines

  Yarra Valley & High Country, Victoria

Located in the heart of picturesque Yarra Valley, Oakridge Wines is set on 18 hectares of undulating vineyards and provides a beautiful setting to make your impact as the Financial Controller.

Role Overview

As Financial Controller, you will lead and manage all accounting and finance matters for the Oakridge business.

You will be an integral business partner for the CEO and each functional head, ensuring strong commercial and financial-based decision making in each area of the business.   As such, you will be a key team member of the Oakridge Leadership Team.

The Oakridge business has sustained continued growth since it's inception in 1978.  The business consists of: wine production and distribution (international and domestic), a One-Hat Restaurant, Cellar Door, Private Functions and Events, and direct online sales.

Key Objectives

  • Putting in place and maintaining to a high standard, cash flow procedures and processes for timely management and collection of cash.
  • Putting in place, monitoring and maintaining to a high standard stock controls.
  • Timely production of reports as required by the Board, the CEO, the winemaking team and relevant functional heads
  • Management of expenses against budget with minimal variances and, where there is a variance, timely explanation of the reason.
  • Outstanding employee engagement, evidenced by high levels of staff satisfaction, in dealing with accounting and financial matters and in training and development of employees on accounting systems and procedures set by the financial controller for managing the accounts.

The ideal candidate is either CPA or CA qualified with a minimum of 10 years experience.  Wine industry experience preferred.  Energetic and driven, our FC needs to be passionate and diligent to support Oakridge in its evolution.  Experience with transitioning onto cloud accounting packages favourable.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, inclusive of bonus.  

Closing Date: 22nd November 2018

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