Financial Controller | Townsville

  • Status:Financial Controller | Townsville
  • Location:Townsville

We are currently looking for an experienced Financial Controller who will manage and oversee the financial operations of the business in Australia, PNG and Fiji, including financial reporting, analysis, and budgeting. You will be a leader in strategy and execution in financial accounting. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, to drive business growth and execute business objectives.

 The key responsibilities for this role will include but not limited to:

  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, including month-end and year-end closing activities.
  • Accounts receivable and payable reconciliations and payments
  • Develop and maintain robust compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Company tax compliance, including ATO (Australia), IRC (Papua New Guinea) and FRCS (Fiji).
  • Implement accurate costing models and inventory controls.
  • Identify continuous improvements on process automation, data analytics, cost optimisation, and strategic growth.
  • Manage cashflow, including forecasting, working capital management, coordinate lease and maintenance of all premises under the lease arrangements.
  • Prepare and analyse financial statements.
  • Drive the annual budgeting and forecasting process, providing detailed variance analysis and key performance insights to the Senior Management Team.
  • Establish strong working relationship with senior management and operations team.
  • Coordinate with external auditors, banks and tax advisors to facilitate annual compliance obligations.
  • Take charge and ownership of the Australian Government ‘Export Development and Marking Grant.

 Qualifications and Experience

 To be considered for this role, you will ideally have:  

  • Bachelor degree (Commerce, Accounting or Finance).
  • Professional qualification (CA, CPA, CMA).
  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller or in a similar senior finance role ideally within construction or related industry.
  • Proficiency in Xero, Microsoft Office Suite and financial management software.
  • Knowledge and ability to use Synergy project management software would highly desirable.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and costing.
  • Strong financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting skills.
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and the capacity to inspire and develop a team.
  • Strong analytical mindset, attention to detail, and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing business needs within PlanPac.


As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate strong leadership capability, proven relationship building and people management skills, complemented with well-developed communication, interpersonal and influencing abilities.


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Milupa Pty Ltd T/ as Planpac

14-16 Yeatman Street
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P 07 4772 1300

Port Moresby

Planpac Group PNG Limited

Office 2, Level 1
ENB Haus
Harbour City, Konedobu, NCDP: 

+675 320 3874