Senior Financial Controller

Bouygues Construction Australia

High-level and Financial management and support for the Finance team

  • Ensure statutory and tax compliance with regulations/law
  • Manage monthly, quarterly and yearly accounting closure process
  • Support Senior Management with overall financial and treasury decision making
A great opportunity to join our Finance team.
About us
Bouygues Construction Australia is part of the Bouygues Construction Group – a global construction and civil engineering company dedicated to sharing innovations to create and deliver some of the world’s most ambitious projects across the building, civil and energy & services markets.   Active in over 80 countries and with annual sales of AUD17bn, Bouygues Construction employs more than 50,000 staff worldwide.  
The Australian business is undergoing a period of exponential growth, following a run of successful PPP, D&C and EPC and O&M tenders in the major transport, renewable energy and building sectors. Bouygues is delivering the NorthConnex, Melbourne Metro and WestConnex projects and a number of large scale solar farms across Australia, and has recently acquired a building company to deepen its building capability in the market.

The role

Senior Financial Controller functions:
Cash and Treasury
- Develop and maintain short term and long term treasury forecasting tools that supports investment decision making and strategies, maximises returns and is compliant Project and Partner Policies
- By engaging key stakeholders, develop key treasury policies and procedures to ensure compliance with internal covenants and Partner treasury requirements
Financial Reporting and Forecasting Related
- Review and manage all monthly, quarterly and other operational financial reporting as required
- Manage and oversee the reconciliation of key G/L accounts
Statutory Compliance (GST / FBT / Other)
- Managing communications and deliverables directly with the Australian Tax Office
- Develop and implement adequate monitoring and reporting frameworks
Income Tax and Research & Development
- Oversee the preparation of monthly, periodical and annual income tax and research and development calculations and positions
- Work closely with Tax Agents and Partner companies on all potential tax planning initiatives
Account Receivable Related
- Manage Accounting Staff to ensure adequate compliance with policy and procedures and the Project JV Deed
- Establish ongoing and open communication with Commercial and Client within the Claims process
Accounts Payable Related
- Guide and manage the Accounts Payable team to ensure objective and obligations being met
- Develop, implement and manage effective KPI indicators for appropriate review and improvement
Credit Risk
- Commercial Review of documents for opinion where applicable
- Review of credit applications where applicable
- As required, be prepared to carry out other duties and responsibilities, including assisting and supporting the Financial Director in key areas of delivery
- Support the implementation of financial strategies, providing technical guidance and monitoring delivery in alignment with broader organization vision and objectives
Cross Functional Support and Training
- Stay informed to Accoutnign policies and changes to accounting pronouncements
- Participates in any relevant training programs as requested by the Joint Venture
- Represents the Joint Venture in a professional manner in all dealings with consultants, subcontractors and stakeholders


Accuracy and high attention to detail
Ability to manage competing priorities and work effectively within strict timeframes
Ability to motivate and maintain good team spirit
Advanced Excel Skills
Excellent time management
Ability to effectively communicate objectively with all stakeholders across functions
10+ years' experience in Accounting/Finance profession
Tertiary qualification in Accounting (CPA/CA qualification)
SAP knowledge desirable
Construction industry experience desirable

If you have experience in these areas and are excited about the opportunity to join a rapidly growing business then we would be thrilled to hear from you.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter / detailed summary of your suitability to the role. Resume only applications will not be considered.