Finance & Accounting Manager

Reference No: 8557

What's the role?

Sydney has seen an unprecedented level of construction activity, with $4.8 billion worth of projects now under construction in the CBD. As a market-leader in construction products, software and services, we are powering this expansion and experiencing rapid growth, with over 60 new employees nationally over the past year - and we aren't planning on slowing down any time soon!

We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Finance & Accounting Manager join our successful team at Hilti’s Australian head office. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Finance and Accounting function with accountabilities for ensuring compliance with the group month-end, year-end reporting timetable, accurate financial and management reporting, compliance with all tax and statutory obligations, maintaining an efficient and reliable payroll system, ensuring accurate and timely processing of all vendor invoices, leading and supporting process and business improvement initiatives, and business partnering to support informed and value-added decision making.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 28,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As a leader within Hilti’s head office, you will drive your team with a balance of both a strategic and grass roots approach to leadership. The position requires strong business and financial acumen with a practical focus, exceptional stakeholder management skills, excellent communication skills, a passion for business improvement, getting things done, and a proven ability to lead a team, develop and coach people. These skills will ensure the FAM can deliver accurate and reliable reporting, directly impacting and influencing business decisions.

You naturally inspire your team to success and offer an approachable yet professional approach to leadership combining a highly strategic approach with a passion for grass-roots management

Once you join Hilti, you’ll see why people stay. Indeed, 82% of people who joined us two years ago are still with the company.

What do we offer?

Our high performing yet caring culture is what makes for a unique work environment. We offer you the opportunity to grow your career – in whichever direction you’d like to take. Want to move into another function or business area? Want to progress into a leadership role? Want to relocate or sample working life in another country? Whatever your professional goals, we will put a development plan in place to get you there.

Furthermore, we offer an attractive remuneration package, 5 weeks of leave and annual leave loading. Hilti offers robust and dynamic Global careers, we are seeking a passionate, talented and driven individual who is committed to carving a successful Global career within the Hilti business.

Why should you apply?

We have a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer a high performance yet caring culture. We will give you all of the training and development opportunities that you need to help grow your career with a market leader.

What you need is:

  • Minimum degree qualification in a Business, Finance or Professional Discipline
  • Professional Qualification Required (CA, CPA)
  • Proven managerial and leadership experience with a strong ability to motive and lead a team
  • Additional relevant tertiary qualifications desirable e.g. MBA
  • IT literate: Microsoft Office suite, SAP
  • Mobility; to relocate to another country in 18 months


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