As Financial Controller, you will support the day-to-day financial administration and longer-term strategic goals of the business and will have oversight of all financial operations including the annual budget and planning process, monthly management and Board reporting and all the statutory reporting and regulatory requirements.  


As a senior professional you will be a focal subject matter expert across a broad range of business critical issues from finance, operational business performance, and strategic planning.  The role will see you involved multiple projects designed to improve financial efficiencies and provide improved visibility to stakeholders.  


Finally, as Financial Controller, you will be responsible for the internal finance and administration function, including HR administration; grants and R&D management and interfacing with our internal legal coordinator and external legal and accounting advisors on a range of company projects and tasks.



Goals include:

  • Driving the external reporting process to investors and stakeholders, consolidating management reporting, preparation/completion of the half year and full year results, statutory accounts and financial statements
  • Leading in a fast paced, agile environment and interfacing with product and engineering teams
  • Implementing the Company’s financial and business management strategies
  • Continuous improvement of our internal finance and administrative functions.


Key responsibilities

  • Oversee the smooth and efficient running of the AgriDigital finance & admin team; AP/AR and payroll direct report
  • Oversee financial administration tasks for all AgriDigital related entities
  • Reconcile AgriDigital’s financial accounts including:
  • Bank account reconciliation
  • Monthly reconciliations of all ledgers
  • Debtors and creditors management
  • Prepare monthly management reports and review and report on budget variances
  • Preparation of annual budgets including operating and capital expenditure budgets
  • Prepare meaningful reports as required by the Board and executives
  • Cashflow management to ensure business working capital requirements are met
  • Analyse business performance and results by completing a monthly management report and discussing and reporting any budget variances with directors and external accountant.
  • Ensure all taxation and other statutory obligations are managed in a timely manner including BAS, GST, FBT, payroll tax and superannuation
  • Manage of general business and workers compensation insurances
  • Maintain suitable records for preparation of R&D return
  • Identify and prepare submissions for applicable government grants
  • Liaise with external accountants and advisors as required
  • Develop effective control systems and reporting as the Company grows and develops
  • Work alongside the CEO for all capital raising activities including preparing investor decks and related materials
  • Promote and extend the AgriDigital brand and Vision and Values
  • Demonstrate a commitment to your safety and wellbeing and that of AgriDigital employees, contractors, and colleagues through promoting a safety conscious work environment and culture


Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance or business administration
  • CA/CPA qualified
  • 3-5 years as an Accountant, Finance Manager or Financial Controller
  • Strong understanding of accounting fundamentals
  • Strong computer literacy and application of Xero
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong team management skills - the ability to lead, motivate and coach
  • Demonstrated ability to identify system gaps and implement change
  • Knowledge of blockchain/DLT technologies is highly desirable
  • Previous startup company experience in the same or similar role is preferred
  • Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management
  • Familiarity with consumer privacy and financial service and /or payments industry compliance requirements
  • Team player, willing to work collaboratively in a high-energy, fast-moving, start up environment
  • Enthusiastic for and experience in the agriculture, food or supply chain industries is a plus



AgriDigital Company Values

  • Be Courageous
  • Customer First
  • Empower to Deliver
  • Love What You Do


 


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