Posted on: 2018-09-14

Job type: Permanent

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Executive Management Role
Innovative Leadership and Integrity
Manage the Australian and New Zealand Finance Team

Aviagen is the world's leading poultry breeding company. Through a comprehensive global network of distributors, Aviagen delivers day old parent stock to over 250 poultry producers in more than 130 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio is recognised as the largest and strongest in the world. Aviagen ANZ (Australia and New Zealand) is part of this exciting company which has been built on generations of knowledge, expertise and passion.

Aviagen is currently looking for a Financial Controller to join the ANZ executive management team based in either of our corporate offices in Goulburn, NSW Australia or New Plymouth, New Zealand. Having previously worked in a Livestock Finance Leadership role, you will utilise your industry knowledge to take ownership of the finance function and lead the finance team, concentrating on reporting, costing and business development.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will have ownership of the financial accounts, ensuring integrity of data at all times. This position is responsible for the ongoing development and maintenance of processes to drive efficiencies within the organisation, as well as take responsibility for finance strategy, budgeting, cash flow management and variance analysis.

Your drive and motivation will encourage you to get away from your desk and challenge operational staff, as well as generate new ideas to aid the growth of the business. The Financial Controller will also manage the Australia and New Zealand finance team direct reports on a daily basis.

CA or CPA qualified or equivalent, with Financial Livestock Breeding experience you will have well developed analytical skills and demonstrate ability to implement process refinements and improve efficiencies. You'll have highly polished verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable communicating at all levels. Timeliness is key within this role, as well as a high level of attention to detail.

Enquiries and requests for information can be made to Chris Lejsek at Hudson Accounting & Finance in our Canberra office on +612 6229 1533 or email

Applications close Sunday 7 October 2018.

Your application will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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