Finance Team Lead

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Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Accounting & Finance


  • Leading beverage brands such as; Asahi, Peroni, Schweppes and Pepsi
  • Fast paced, growing FMCG company
  • Excellent career progression opportunities


About the Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Finance Operations Manager the Finance Team Lead oversees the day-to-day management of a team that together provides finance and commercial support to the Business in the areas of Tradespend, Fixed Assets and General Accounting.
With a strong focus on customer service, the responsibilities of the Team Lead is to identify and improve the overall service standards provided, seek opportunities to improve processes and ensure a high level of process and controls management is in place.


Key Responsibilities

  • General management of the Tradespend, Fixed Assets and General Accounting teams to ensure all operational requirements are met
  • Reviewing the weekly activities of both the onshore and offshore teams
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement and working closely with the team and business to implement
  • Acting as the liaison between the commercial business and the shared service team to drive and support management of customer tradespend claims
  • Conducting regular reviews to processes and activities to identify areas of opportunity and improvement
  • Ensuring excellent service levels are achieved through the provision of team training and effective collaboration with the offshore team and commercial business functions
  • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly Shared Business Services budget actuals and forecasts and provide commentary on any variances
  • Meeting daily and ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests as required
  • Creating additional analyses and reports as requested by the business or Finance Operations Manager
  • Reviewing Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Leading and managing the team ensuring performance measurements and management procedures are in place


About You

  • Prior experience in an Accounting role with a focus on fixed assets and general accounting
  • Prior experience managing or working with an offshore team (preferred)
  • Prior experience within FMCG organisation (ideal)
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Great communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent team leadership skills
  • Skilled at working effectively in a changing and fast moving environment that throws up daily challenges
  • Degree qualified with CA/CPA or overseas equivalent (preferred)


The Benefits

When you join us at Asahi Beverages you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution, while developing your career within an expanding FMCG company. It's an exciting time to join Asahi Beverages, one of the top beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand.


About our Company

Asahi Beverages is one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand. With a rich and varied history, Asahi Beverages manufactures and markets quality alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, boasting a strong portfolio of established household brands and innovative, new-to-market products.

Asahi Beverages is the Australian subsidiary of the Japanese beverage company, Asahi Group Holdings. It incorporates Schweppes Australia and Asahi Premium Beverages.


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